Archive - Aug 16, 2012 - Latest Sports
PLYMOUTH â€” Moved by the outpouring of support for her daughter Morgan Uceny as she made a run at the gold in the womenâ€™s Olympic 1500-meters in London last week, Brenda Uceny wishes to send a personal thanks to everyone who showed support and encouragement to Morgan and the rest of the Uceny family.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser July 21 and raised $2,140 for the schoolâ€™s Athletic Booster Program. The Dodge brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new 2012 Dodge Dart, Durango, Journey or Grand Caravan.
â€śThe Dodge brand and our dealers are committed to giving back to the communities where we do business,â€ť said Reid Bigland, President and CEO- Dodge Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. â€śThat is why weâ€™re proud to support organizations that encourage student development and growth.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” There are still tickets available to see three-time Nascar Champion Tony Stewart run the dirt track in the SOD wing sprint car race at the Plymouth Speedway Saturday.
Front and pit gates open at 2 p.m. with hot laps starting at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies scheduled for 7 p.m.
Cost is $25 for adults, $8 for children 6-12, and children 5 and under get in free. Pit passes are $30.
To avoid the line at the front gate go to www.plymouthspeedway.net and order tickets online.
SOUTH BEND â€”Â A number of area fighters will be featured at the Michiana Fight League 26 event at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend Saturday.
Plymouthâ€™s John Popi and Dax Guericke will fight for titles at 185 and 125, respectively, while Knoxâ€™s Travis Smith and Brandon Shelhart will also compete in title bouts at 205 and 135. Derrick Duszynski will fight for the 170-pound title, while Plymouthâ€™s Trent Keyser, Ed Johnson and Ricky Miller as well as Wesley Wickizer will also be featured on the 20-fight card.
Lions fall to Concord
Bremen fell 4-1 in a dual boys tennis meet with visiting Concord Wednesday.
The Lionsâ€™ sole victory came at 2 doubles, where Krent Hueni and Tommy Foster blanked Aaron Allen and Riley Huffer in two 6-0 sets.
Jalen Bayer extended Matt Kotva to three sets at 2 singles but ultimately succumbed, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
â€˘Â CONCORD 4, BREMEN 1