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PLYMOUTH â€” Although the Plymouth High School Boys Soccer Camp opened Monday, itâ€™s not too late to join.
The camp, which takes place daily from 9 a.m. to noon, will continue through Friday, and the cost to join has been discounted to $30 for those who missed the first day. PHS Head Boys Soccer Coach Josh Martin, who boasts 16 years of combined soccer experience at the high school, youth and travel levels, and the PHS boys soccer team work with campers on fundamental soccer skills, as well as advanced soccer techniques. Various forms of group instructions will also be included.
PLYMOUTH â€” Roughly a month after Plymouth player Mack Mercer and PHS coach Ryan Bales took the floor in the Indiana Junior-Senior All-Star series, the duo will be reunited on an even bigger stage at the National High School Basketball Coaches Associationâ€™s Rising Star event.
PCC moves to 6-0 in Ryder Cup series with Maplecrest
In the recent Ryder Cup challenge between the Plymouth Country Club and the Maplecrest Country Club, Plymouth topped its adversaries 186.5-173.5.
Twenty players participated from each side, playing individual matches with each match consisting of 18 points â€” one point per hole. The leading points-getters for Plymouth were John Ruff and Kent Naylor.
It was the sixth match of the Ryder Cup challenge, and Plymouth is now 6-0 in the series. Rob Carlson has gone undefeated through all six matches for PCC.
PLYMOUTH â€” The object of baseball is pretty simple: Get them on, get them over, get them in. Without the first part of the equation, itâ€™s pretty tough to win a ball game.
Stephen Pinarski threw a no-hit, two-walk masterpiece for Bristol Post 143, pitching his team to a 3-0 shutout of Plymouth Post 27 and the championship at the Diamond Spydersâ€™ 3rd Annual Patriot Tournament Sunday. That finale followed two semifinals earlier Sunday in which Plymouth advanced with a thrilling 4-3 reprisal win over Three Oaks Michigan, and Bristol handed Mishawaka Post 161 a convincing 7-1 defeat.
PLYMOUTH â€” Post 27â€™s so-called number two lineup gave their coaches something to think about Friday.
After the Diamond Spydersâ€™ usual lineup collected just six hits in the teamâ€™s first two games at the Patriot Tournament, Post 27â€™s second string racked up 14 against the Ajax Baseball Club of Ontario, Canada. The result was a 7-4 win and a rebound from an earlier 6-2 loss at the hands of Three Oaks, Michigan earlier Friday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Post 27 opened its 3rd Annual Patriot Tournament with a win, and the Diamond Spyders did it in pretty dramatic fashion.
Plymouth centerfielder Eric Knepper caught Mark Arrowsmith trying to score the game-tying run in an unusual double rundown situation in the top of the seventh, and Post 27 escaped with a narrow 2-1 win over visiting Mishawaka Post 161 in the second game at Bill Nixon Field Thursday.
FRANKLIN â€” Plymouth girls golf alum Allison Bayley received Academic All-Scholar honors from the Womenâ€™s Golf Coaches Association representing Franklin College, it was announced Wednesday.
She was one of two Grizzlies to earn the honor along with teammate Avery Brown.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Post 27 American Legion baseball team will play host to an eight-team field at the 3rd Annual Patriot Tournament beginning Thursday.
Cost to attend the unique wooden bat tournament is $5 per game, $10 for a day pass or $20 for a weekend pass. All total, 21 seven-inning games are scheduled to be played between Plymouth High Schoolâ€™s Bill Nixon Field and the Ancilla College field between Thursday and Sunday.
Here is a schedule for the tournament:
â€˘ 3RD ANNUAL
PLYMOUTH POST 27
Thursday, July 4
At Bill Nixon Field
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Plymouth alum Kara Gilley is hoping an experience she had last month leads to benefits in her post-collegiate pursuits.
Gilley, along with fellow Manchester University senior Eric Courter represented her school at the NCAAâ€™s Career in Sports Forum from June 8 to 11 at the Downtown Marriott in Indianapolis. They were among nearly 300 student-athletes selected for invitation to the forum by a committee made up of administrators from member institutions, conference offices and affiliate member organizations.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” A host of area basketball players have been invited to participate in the IBCA/ IHSAA Top 100 Showcase later this month in Indianapolis.