Archive - Aug 2012 - Sports Article
ARGOS â€” Plymouth head coach Chuck DeWitt wanted to use Thursday nightâ€™s opener at Argos as a forecast for the 2012 season.
The signs looked good.
Plymouthâ€™s girls soccer team used its speed to outshoot the host Lady Dragons 17-7, Allie Wright created three goals for the Rockies â€” an unassisted strike to put the visitors on the board just 10 seconds in and two own-goals â€” and Plymouth claimed a 4-0 shutout of area rival Argos on the road.
â€śIt was our opener, and we really didnâ€™t know what kind of team we had,â€ť said DeWitt. â€śThis was a game to show us where we needed to play this season.â€ť
Lions earn 1st win
Bremenâ€™s boys soccer team earned its first win of the year with a 3-0 shutout of visiting Washington Thursday.
Andrew Huff, Sam Bickle and Danny Reynoso all scored for the Lions. Reynoso and Huff also recorded assists in the win.
â€˘ BREMEN 3, WASHINGTON 0
B â€” Andrew Huff (Sam Lacher, Roberto Gonzalez)
B â€” Sam Bickel (Danny Reynoso)
B â€” Reynoso (Huff)
Records: Washington 0-1-0, Bremen 1-0-1
Falcons fly past Caston
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
DEMOTTE â€” The Argos girls soccer team came back from a 0-3 hole to earn a draw with Kankakee Valley in the opener for both squads in DeMotte Tuesday.
Haley Coxâ€™s corner kick was not cleared by Argos, and Stephanie Scally found the ball at her foot and put the hosts on the board in the 28th minute. With under two minutes to play in the first half, Haleigh Wenglarz scored on a long ball from Ivy Fase and the Kougars grabbed a 2-0 edge at the intermission.
Plymouth falls in 4 in opener at LaPorte
Plymouthâ€™s volleyball team lost its opener on the road to perennial power LaPorte Tuesday in four close sets, 25-22, 20-25, 25-13, 25-23.
Marissa German played a balanced match for the Lady Pilgrims with 12 kills and eight digs, while Andria Shook finished with nine kills and four aces. Amber Redinger put away nine kills with three blocks. Haley Harrell led the team in setting with 25 assists on the night.
â€˘ LaPORTE 3 PLYMOUTH 1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-13, 25-23)
CULVER â€” A total of 246 people participated in the Lake Max Triathlon on Saturday.
Jacob Bingham, 19, was the overall winner with a time of 52 minutes, 56.7 seconds for the course.Jennifer Zimmer, 35, was the overall womenâ€™s winner with a time of 1:05:16.2, good for 14th place overall.
The triathletes were tested by a course featuring a 400-meter swim in Lake Maxinkuckee, a 10-mile bike ride around the lake and a five-kilometer (3.1 miles) run along the lake. There were 183 individual participants and another 63 involved with menâ€™s, womenâ€™s and co-ed teams.