Archive - Jun 2012 - Latest Sports
LAKEVILLE â€” Kalee Miller of Culver was recently named the North Central Soccer Association (NCSA) T. Edward (Ted) Ummel Young Referee of the Year.
Miller is the daughter of Debbie and Larry Miller and received a cash prize and plaque with the award at the conclusion of the NSCA's spring soccer season, in which over 1,800 young players participated.
Miller was nominated by Culver Youth Soccer and was selected by the NCSA committee. She has been USSF certified for five years.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School will offer IHSAA sport physicals appointments at Plymouth High School Tuesday through Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.Â Dr. Tony McPherron and his staff at Speciality Orthopedics along with PHS athletic staff volunteers will be onÂ site to provide this opportunity.Â The athleticÂ physicals will be for incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors only.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Post 27 started off the 2012 season on a winning note as the Diamond Spyders swept visiting Highland Post 180 in a doubleheader at Bill Nixon Field Saturday, 8-1 and 5-2.
Bluefield, Va. â€” Plymouth native Chase Neidig will take over as head womenâ€™s soccer coach at Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, the college announced Thursday.
Neidig is a 2003 Grace Baptist High School graduate who owns the schoolâ€™s all-time goals record with 93 and helped lead Grace to two Indiana Association of Christian Schools Division I state championships. He is a 2009 Grace College graduate with a double major in communications and journalism.
DONALDSON â€” A field of 140 participants from five different states converged upon Ancilla College and the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministry Center as the school held its fourth annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon Saturday, May 19.
Men and women ranging in age from 15 to 87 participated in a 500-yard swim, 11-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run that toured the Donaldson-based campus and surrounding areas.
FORT WAYNE â€” Both teams were close, but neither Culver Military Academy nor Triton advanced in a competitive Homestead Golf Regional at Orchard Ridge Thursday.
Warsaw won the championship with a dominant 308, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger finished runner-up with a 322, and Northridge finished one stroke back as the third team to advance to the state finals, while CMA carded a 327 four strokes out of state contention, and Triton recorded a 331 in sixth and ninth place respectively at the meet.
LaVille High School has named two senior Student-Athletes of the Year, one for boys and one for girls sports.
Jesse Feitz and Eric Shaffer were selected as the LaVille Dale E. Cox Student-Athletes of the Year.Â
Feitz earned 11 varsity letters whileÂ participating inÂ cross country, soccer, basketball and track and field. She will continue her academic and athletic career in basketball at Grace College in Winona Lake.
Shaffer earned eight varsity letters while participating in cross country, wrestling and track and field.Â He will attend Purdue University where he plans to study Pharmacy.
FORT WAYNE â€” After Triton beat out Warsaw in a fifth score tiebreaker for the sectional championship last year, the Tigers avenged the loss with a regional championship.
Last Friday, the Trojans lost out to Warsaw on a fifth score tiebreaker for the Warsaw Sectional title, and theyâ€™re hoping they can return the favor for last yearâ€™s regional meet as both teams take the field along with Culver Military Academy at Homestead Thursday.
BOURBON â€” Triton High School will unveil its new football pavilion during a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house next Monday at 6 p.m.
The Ernie Watkins Pavilion is a 1,600-square foot building that will house a ticket area, a concessions stand, and menâ€™s and womenâ€™s restrooms at the THS football field. The Triton Athletic Office is encouraging fans to attend the grand opening and celebrate with the friends and family of Ernie Watkins.
Kendall Rhodes and McKenzie Scheetz competed in the Michigan Juniors Volleyball Association AAU Grand Prix over the weekend in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Their team, Dunes 12 Black, entered the tourney as the No. 1 seed and finished as the Gold bracket champions in the 12 open age group, going 4-0 in tourney play Saturday at Cornerstone University and 3-0 Sunday at DeVos Place Conference Center.