Archive - Aug 23, 2012 - Latest Sports
PLYMOUTH â€” The saying is that what doesnâ€™t kill you makes you stronger, and if it bears any truth Plymouthâ€™s Rockies should soon be flexing their muscles.
A week ago suspensions to several key Rockie starters gave their young replacements a total of two days to prepare for an outstanding Bremen football team. Another week of practice will help, but hitting the road to face Rochester Friday is another tough task.
BOURBON â€” Tritonâ€™s boys tennis team opened its 2012 Northern State Conference schedule the same way it finished up its conference slate last year â€” with a narrow win over Knox.
Last year, a three-set win over Knox on the 2 doubles court at the NSC Tournament propelled the Trojans to a program-first conference title. On Wednesday, Triton sophomore Jared Fisher battled back from a 6-4 loss to Knoxâ€™s Hunter Gilbert with 6-0 and 6-4 wins at 3 singles to lift the home team over the Redskins in the Trojansâ€™ NSC opener at home.
Bremen loses NSC opener at Jimtown
Bremen lost a narrow Northern State Conference decision to conference favorite Jimtown 3-2 in the two teamsâ€™ NSC opener in Elkhart Wednesday.
Bremenâ€™s two wins came at 3 singles, where Wes Burkholder beat Jacob Gongwer in straight sets 6-3, 6-0, and at 2 doubles, where Tommy Foster and Krent Hueni outlasted Jimtownâ€™s Auggie Farwig and Michael Hobbs in three sets, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.