Archive - Mar 2013 - Latest Sports
PLYMOUTH â€” Tragedy has brought the topic to the forefront, and preventing further tragedy has spurred greater research into sports concussions and their effect on long-term health.
It is a topic that is as important to local parents as it is in the NFL, and specialists from all over the world met recently in Zurich, Switzerland â€” at the headquarters of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer â€” to discuss recent research and developments in dealing with the problem in sports.
Ancilla softball splits home opener
The Ancilla College softball team split a doubleheader with Kellogg Community College, winning the first game 9-4 and losing the second game 7-6.
The doubleheader was the Lady Chargersâ€™ first games after returning home from their spring trip in Florida and their first games in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference.
Courtney Clark picked up the win in game one pitching the complete game and allowing just two earned runs and striking out four.
BOURBON â€” In the latest laurel for Clay Yeo, the Triton senior has been invited to participate in the Hoosier BasketballÂ Magazine Top 60 Workout.
Yeo will be among nine players who competed at the 2013 IHSAA State Finals, along with Carmelâ€™s James Crowley and Michael Volovic, Bowman Academyâ€™s Antonio Pipkin, Bordenâ€™s Jalen McCoy, Indianapolis Cathedralâ€™s Collin Hartman, Fort Wayne Concordiaâ€™s Thomas Starks and Lintonâ€™s Dess Fougerousse and Austin Karazsia.
Lady Lions win at Washington
Bremen put up four runs in the bottom of the first and never looked back for a 7-2 season-opening victory in a game moved from Bremen to South Bend Washington Thursday night.
Chelsea Huppert got the complete-game win, giving up five hits and four walks with 12 strikeouts for the Lady Lions.
Meagan Stouder powered Bremen at the plate with a 3-4 performance that included a double, two RBI and two runs scored. She also notched a stolen base in the win.
ARGOS â€” Argos seniors Kalya Prochno and Karlee VanDerWeele headline a list of Lady Dragons invited to play in the Indiana Elite North vs South All-Star Girls Basketball Challenge.Â
BREMEN â€” Sprig Oâ€™Mint Golf Club opens the course today at noon.
The course will remain open as long as the turf conditions allow. Call the courseâ€™s golf shop at 574-546-2640 for more information.
CULVER â€” Culver Community junior Kayla Shaffer has been invited to play in the Indiana Elite North vs. South All-Star Girls Basketball Challenge.
Shaffer, a 5â€™10â€ť swing player with the Lady Cavaliers capable of scoring both inside and out, led her team with 16.1 points per game this season. She also averaged 5.3 rebounds while recording 62 steals, 35 assists and 11 blocks in 22 games played, helping power Culver to a 12-10 overall finish and a 5-2 Northern State Conference mark.
DONALDSON â€” Two members of this yearâ€™s Ancilla womenâ€™s basketball team have received All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association honors.
Plymouth alum Brittany Himes was named All-MCCAA Honorable Mention while teammate Kaylia Richardson received numerous awards this postseason.
Himes led the team in 3-pointers made this season and averaged 9.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
With 26 points in the Class A state finals Saturday, Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo set a new all-time Marshall County scoring record of 1,992 points to close out his career with the Trojans.
Culver Girls Academy senior Andrijana Cvitkovic was named to the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series last week.
Cvitkovic will play in the home-and-home series early this summer.