Archive - Feb 5, 2013 - Sports Article
DONALDSON â€” The Ancilla College baseball team will be pitching in to help in a special effort for American soldiers overseas.
Ancilla Athletic Director Gene Reese â€” an avid baseball fan â€” came across a perfect community service match for the team while reading up on the latest baseball news online. Reese came across Gloves 4 Troops, a charity run by Vance Albitz, a minor league shortstop with the Memphis Cardinals. A brief discussion with Ancilla baseball coach Joe Yonto later, and the Chargers were on board.
Q - Question number one is always about your family, so why donâ€™t you tell us who they are?
A - My momâ€™s name is Liz, my step dadâ€™s name is Greg, my real dad lives in California and his name is David, I have a little brother and little sister named Gil and Olive.
Q - Youâ€™ve had a chance to spend time in California with your dad; you guys have done some interesting stuff...
A - Iâ€™ve gone to a couple Giants games. We actually had a chance to go to a World Series game this year, and that was quite an experience.
Q - Not too many people get to do that...
Glenn advances four to semistate
John Glenn advanced four wrestlers to the Merrillville Semistate en route to an eighth-place team finish with 80.5 points at the Crown Point Regional Saturday, while Knox closed out its season in 10th place with a score of 37.
Austin Coach was runner-up at 113 pounds for Glenn, while brothers Andrew and James Frey earned consolation wins to finish third at Crown Point. Adam Dodson bounced back from his first loss of the year with a 4-2 decision victory in the consols of the 160-pound bracket for third place and a berth to Merrillville.