Archive - Jun 2012 - Latest Sports
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth girls basketball may have a new head coach next season, but the man now serving at the helm of the program is hardly a new face.
PHS made it official Friday as it announced that longtime Lady Pilgrims assistant coach Dave Duncan would take over for 20-year skipper Dave Cox beginning in the 2012-13 season.
BOURBON â€” Four Triton baseball players have been selected to play in the Indiana Elite All-Star games Saturday, June 23 at Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis.Â
Trojans Bryson Mosier and Pete Kauffman will play in the Class A junior game scheduled for 10 a.m. EDT, while Zak Shively and Marc Lindsey will compete in the 1A seniors game slated for 12:30 p.m. EDT at the event, which is broken down according to class and school year and is in its second year.
LAKEVILLE â€” A recent Argos alum will take the reins of LaVilleâ€™s boys soccer program, the school announced Friday.
LaVille High School announced the hiring of Adam Calhoun, a 2009 graduate of Argos High School, as new head boys soccer coach.
Calhoun played four years varsity soccer at Argos as a midfielder and defender. He also played goalie at Ancilla College, where he served as team captain and on the Ancilla College Athletic Committee. He holds three goal-keeping records at Ancilla â€” shutouts in a season, goals against average and shutouts in a career.
PRINCETON, N.J. â€” Plymouth native and recent Princeton graduate Alex Banfich has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field Team, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Banfich is a four-time All-America on the Princeton womenâ€™s cross country and womenâ€™s track teams. She placed fifth at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championship, the highest finish by a Tiger at the NCAAs in program history.
Post 27 wins Terre Haute tourney opener
Plymouth Post 27 won its opener at the Terre Haute Tournament Thursday, scoring three runs in the third and tacking on another two in the seventh for a 5-3 victory over Terre Haute Post 346.
After starting out the game with six straight strike outs, the Diamond Spyder offense woke up in the top half of the third, scoring three runs on a pair of Post 346 errors and a double by Eric Knepper of Bremen.
DONALDSON â€” The 17th annual Ancilla College Golf Tournament teed off on Monday at the Plymouth Country Club, with 40 teams taking part in the festivities to help raise money for the school.
The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised over $21,000 for the Annual Fund. Funds received are pledged to support student grants and scholarships.
Plymouthâ€™s No. 1 doubles tandem of Andria Shook, left, and Marissa German, right, were recently named to the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Associationâ€™s All-State Honorable Mention list.
Shook and German finished their season with an 18-6 record, were named to the All-Northern Lakes Conference Honorable Mention list, the all-district team and finished runners-up at the LaPorte Regional in the IHSAAâ€™s 22nd Annual Doubles State Tournament.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Post 27 Diamond Spyders picked up another win last night to run its season-opening win streak to three games with a 5-3 decision over Crown Point Post 20.
The Diamond Spyders used a big first inning to get the job done, plating all five of their runs in the first and holding on for the win at home at Bill Nixon Field.
â€śWe looked good offensively in the first inning,â€ť said Plymouth coach Tony Plothow.Â â€śIt looked like we lost focus at the plate in the later part of the game, and we canâ€™t have that against some of the other teams that we will face this year.â€ťÂ
FRANKLIN â€” LaVille golfer Zach Gurtner just wanted to make state once before he finished his high school career.
The Lancer sophomore fired off a 1-under-par 71 last Friday at the LaPorte Regional at Beechwood to earn himself a ticket out to Tuesdayâ€™s state finals at the Legends Golf Club in Franklin, where he closed out a strong season with an 82.
Schenk wins at Tri-Way
Plymouthâ€™s Ben Schenk carded a 74 at Tri-Way to win the boys 16-18 competition, while fellow Plymouth player Nate Kolter carded an 80 for third place in the age group at a Marshall County Junior Tour event Tuesday.
Plymouthâ€™s Richard Cooper finished third in the boys 14-15 competition with a 93, while John Schenk tied with Tritonâ€™s Gregory Music with a 44 for second place in the boys 12-13 category.
LaVilleâ€™s Matt Butler won the boys 10-11 group with a 31 in six holes, while fellow Lancer Nathan Nichols-Peterson shot a 34 to take third in the group.