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PLYMOUTH â€”Â There will be a â€śRun Morgan Runâ€ť 5K run/ walk Saturday, July 14 at 8 a.m. in the Plymouth High School parking lot at the entrance to the track.
Suggested donation to join the event is $25 with all proceeds going to offset the cost of Morgan Ucenyâ€™s familyâ€™s expenses as they travel to the 2012 Olympics to watch her compete in the womenâ€™s 1500-meter run.
The 5k will also feature competitions on the Plymouth track racing against Ucenyâ€™s Olympic Trials-winning time, plus a banner to sign sending her congratulations and good luck wishes.
John Glennâ€™s Anna Schmeltz shot a 47 to beat out Plymouthâ€™s Morgan Oberley by seven strokes and win the girls 12-14 flight during a Marshall County Junior Tour event at Round Barn, moving into a tie for first with Oberley in the season standings. Katie McDonald of Plymouth shot a 57 for third in the flight.
EUGENE, Ore. â€“ Now, all Morgan Uceny has to do is win an Olympic Gold Medal.
Donâ€™t laugh. Itâ€™s a distinct possibility.
The 2003 Plymouth High School grad dominated a loaded field and earned a trip to the London Olympics by winning the womenâ€™s 1,500-meter run Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Before a nationwide television audience, Uceny bided her time for three laps, then surged to victory with a determined homestretch sprint down the famed track at the University of Oregon.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth Post 27 bounced back after a tough loss on Thursday with two convincing wins in a doubleheader against Mishawaka Post 161 at Bill Nixon Field on Saturday.
The Diamond Spyders rode two good pitching performances and capitalized on some hits and Post 161 errors to secure the victories.
PLYMOUTH 13, MISHAWAKA 0
Clayton Adamson took the mound in game one for Plymouth and was on top of his game.Â He threw a complete game shutout, allowing only two Mishawaka hits in five innings of work on the hill.Â He walked one and struck out four hitters for the victory.