Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Monday, Aug. 12
Plymouth girls golf at Twin Lakes Invite 8 a.m.
Triton girls golf vs Whitko, North Miami at Rozella-Ford 9 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 13
Bremen boys tennis at Goshen scrimmage 4:30 p.m.
Bremen, Plymouth girls golf at New Prairie Invite 8:30 a.m.
LaVille girls golf at Wawasee 4:30 p.m.
Triton girls golf at New Prairie Invite 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Glenn girls golf vs North Judson 5:30 p.m.
LaVille volleyball at South Bend Riley scrimmage 5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 15
Bremen girls golf vs Knox at Sprig O'Mint 5:30 p.m.
WALKERTON â€” Ron Chapman got the â€śbugâ€ť when he was 10-11 years old. That bug was a passion for harness racing.
After spending more than half of his life breeding, training and driving Standardbred trotters and pacers, Chapman is still a fan as well as an active participant. His newest project is two-year-old filly TC Scandal.
PLYMOUTH â€” Tony Stewart may not be able to drive his sprint car at Plymouth Speedway during the inaugural Bob Newton Hoosier Tire Classic on Aug. 17, but NASCAR driver and racing analyst Kenny Wallace will be there wheeling his Modified car.
Wallace was saddened to hear that Stewart had to cancel his opportunity to race at Plymouth Speedway after sustaining a broken leg in a late crash in a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa on Monday night and will race in Stewartâ€™s honor at the Bob Newton Classic.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Three area student-athletes have been nominated to the IHSAAâ€™s 2013-14 Student Advisory Committee.
Plymouth tops 3-way field at home course
Plymouthâ€™s girls golf team opened its nine-hole schedule with a three-way meet at home at the Plymouth Country Club Thursday, and the Lady Pilgrims carded a 196 to beat out Mishawaka Marianâ€™s 207 and Winamacâ€™s 241.
Kelly Henderson carded 44 to lead the Pilgrims a day after sitting out the Plymouth Invitational, while Emily Denney shot 48. Morgan Oberly and Megan Egierski turned in respective scores of 50 and 54 to complete the home teamâ€™s score, and Makayla Fox shot 59.
PLYMOUTH â€” After earning a trio of regional berths last season, three area girls golf teams are hoping to pick up where they left off last fall.
While Penn won with a 310 led by Kari Bellvilleâ€™s low medalist 71, NorthWood carded a 358 for runner-up honors at the Plymouth Invitational Wednesday. The host Lady Pilgrims turned in a 412 for seventh place, meanwhile, and John Glenn finished five strokes back in eighth place at the Plymouth Country Club.
PLYMOUTH â€” Mondayâ€™s accident in Iowa has sidelined Tony Stewartâ€™s scheduled appearance at the Plymouth Speedway Aug. 17.
Glenn golf opens at 2-0
John Glennâ€™s girls golf team opened its 2013 season with a pair of wins as over Northridge and Tippecanoe Valley on Tuesday.
The Lady Falcons carded a team score of 212 to convincingly beat out Northridgeâ€™s 258, while Tippy Valley was unable to field a complete team with just three golfers at the triangular meet.
Glenn was led by Anna Schmeltzâ€™s round of 43, while Madeleine Silvey shot 53, Emma Reese carded a 56, and Morgan Eggleston shot 60 to complete the team score. Presley Gee shot 65 in the season-opener.
Plymouth football player Vincente Vasquez makes a sale to his coach, Brent Corbett and son Wilson Corbett for the teamâ€™s Rib Eye Sandwich Fundraiser. The meal is this Saturday starting at 11 a.m. and running up to game time for the teamâ€™s annual Soap Game at 6 p.m.
Tickets for the meal are $10 and include â€śspudsâ€ť and a drink. Sandwiches alone are $6. There will also be a bake sale and picnic area.
Admission for the Soap Game is â€” you guessed it â€” a bottle of soap. Tickets for the fundraiser are available from any PHS football player.
Plymouth, NorthWood compete
at Lafayette Harrison Invite
Plymouth and NorthWood kicked off the girls golf season at the Lafayette Harrison Invitational Monday, as the Lady Panthers carded a 353 team score for third place and Plymouth golfers tallied a 412 for ninth place at the invite.
No. 7-ranked Lafayette Jefferson won the meet with a 337 led by low medalist Lindsey Burklowâ€™s 75.