Archive - Aug 2012 - Latest Sports
LaVille wins 3-way, dual
LaVille topped a three-way nine-hole meet with Northern State Conference opponents New Prairie and Knox Monday, and the Lady Lancers also beat the Cougars as the two teamsâ€™ played out 18 at Sprig Oâ€™Mint.
Lauren Read led the field with a 43, Shayla Eggert shot a 48, Whitney Brown carded a 51, and Melissa Hall shot a 53 for LaVille, which finished nine in 195.
Read also shot the low round of the 18-hole meet with New Prairie, coming in in 86 as the Lancers won 393-407.
LONDON â€” Plymouth native Morgan Uceny clocked a 4:06.87, inching out Belarus' Natallia Kareiva in a photo finish for second place in the third heat of the first round of the women's 1500-meter run at the London Olympics Monday morning.
Monday, Aug. 6
Triton girls golf at Whitko 9 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Bremen, LaVille, John Glenn, Triton, Plymouth girls golf at New Prairie 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
Glenn girls golf vs North Judson at Chesapeake Run 9 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 9
Plymouth girls golf at Twin Lakes Invite 8 a.m.
Plymouth volleyball vs Rochester 6 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 10
Bremen football vs Fairfield scrim 7:30 p.m.
Culver Community football vs Caston scrim 7 p.m.
Glenn football vs Adams scrim 7 p.m.
Triton football vs Manchester scrim 6 p.m.
Plymouth football at Penn scrim 7 p.m.
LONDON â€” While Morgan Ucenyâ€™s family cheers her on as she competes for the gold in the womenâ€™s 1500 meters at the Olympics in London this week, Morganâ€™s mother, Brenda, has graciously agreed to share photos and updates of their experience at the summer games.
The Ucenys have gotten a front row seat at the Olympics and are taking the opportunity to do a little sightseeing in London as well. Here Morgan and father Marty share a moment before an Adidas press conference Saturday in London.
PLYMOUTH â€” After a 13-inning heartbreaker against Terre Haute Thursday night, the Diamond Spyders didnâ€™t appear to have much left in the tank for Lafayette Post 11.
Plymouth Post 27â€™s defense committed six errors, and the teamâ€™s pitching staff â€” which it cobbled together from six different pitchers â€” gave up three runs off wild pitches and a balk and six walks with four hit batters in a 10-7 season-ending loss to Post 11 at the American Legion State Tournament Friday night at Bill Nixon Field.
Plymouth places 3rd at Goshen Invite
Plymouthâ€™s girls golf team placed third one stroke behind second-place NorthWood with a 375, while Dekalb won the Goshen Invitational at Maplecrest Country Club Friday.
Heidi Morganthaler shot the individual low with a 79 for NorthWood.
Plymouth was led by dual 87s from Emily Berger and Lauren Rearick. Emily Denny shot a 100, Morgan Oberley shot a 101, and Kelly Henderson carded a 109 for the round.
â€˘ GOSHEN INVITATIONAL
At Maplecrest CC
LONDON â€” Plymouth native Morgan Uceny will compete in the womenâ€™s 1500-meter preliminaries at the 2012 Olympics in London Monday.
PLYMOUTH â€” After a somewhat lackluster performance in the regional semifinals, Plymouth Post 27â€™s coaching staff was hoping to see a spark from its players at state.
The Diamond Spyders delivered, going blow for blow with regional champ Porter County for 12 innings, but in the end they fell just a little short in a 5-4, 13-inning heartbreaker in the two teamsâ€™ American Legion State Tournament opener at Bill Nixon Field Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Three area students have been named to the Indiana High School Sports Associationâ€™s Student Advisory Committee for 2012-13. Juniors Ellen Smith of Plymouth, Sara Slabaugh of Bremen and Amber Cowell of Culver Academy have all been named to this yearâ€™s committee.
Each year, the IHSAA receives nominations from school principals on behalf of student-athletes who attended the IHSAA Student Leadership Conference in June. From that group of nominations, 20 are selected for interviews by members of
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Post 27 Diamond Spyders baseball team is hosting the American Legion State Baseball Tournament from today through Sunday at Bill Nixon Field.
The Spyders will be among five teams at the tourney after receiving an automatic bid as hosts. Here is a schedule of games for the tilt.
â€˘Â American Legion State Tournament
At Bill Nixon Field, Plymouth
Game 1: Lafayette Regional winner vs. Rockport Regional winner, 4 p.m.
Game 2: Porter County Post Â 94 vs. Plymouth Post 27, 7:30 p.m.
Game 3: Terre Haute Regional winner vs. winner of Game 2, 4 p.m.