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July 6th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth split games for the second straight day in the Patriot Classic Friday, losing the first game to Highland Post 180, 10-0 and getting the victory in the night cap over Crawfordsville Post 72, 7-4.
Plymouth couldnâ€™t get much going in the first game.Â
Highland starter Anthony Gomez allowed only one Diamond Spyder hit, a second inning single by Nick Latham and allowed only four base runners in the 10-run-rule shortened game.
INDIANAPOLIS â€”Â Following weeks of public town meetings and surveying Indiana High School Athletic Association member schools, IHSAA Commissioner Bobby Cox has issued his final report on the study of the boys and girls basketball tournament formats.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth Post 27 opened its second annual Patriot Classic baseball tournament with a split Thursday, battling back to beat South Bend 7-6 before a reversal of fortune in game two, as the Diamond Spyders fell in a 7-5 comeback by Crown Point in the nightcap at Bill Nixon Field.
SOUTH BEND 6
Things looked grim in the beginning for the Diamond Spyders as Post 50 picked up six runs in the first inning off starting pitcher Sean Liedtky to take the early lead.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â There will be a â€śRun Morgan Runâ€ť 5K run/ walk Saturday, July 14 at 8 a.m. in the Plymouth High School parking lot at the entrance to the track.
Suggested donation to join the event is $25 with all proceeds going to offset the cost of Morgan Ucenyâ€™s familyâ€™s expenses as they travel to the 2012 Olympics to watch her compete in the womenâ€™s 1500-meter run.
The 5k will also feature competitions on the Plymouth track racing against Ucenyâ€™s Olympic Trials-winning time, plus a banner to sign sending her congratulations and good luck wishes.
John Glennâ€™s Anna Schmeltz shot a 47 to beat out Plymouthâ€™s Morgan Oberley by seven strokes and win the girls 12-14 flight during a Marshall County Junior Tour event at Round Barn, moving into a tie for first with Oberley in the season standings. Katie McDonald of Plymouth shot a 57 for third in the flight.
EUGENE, Ore. â€“ Now, all Morgan Uceny has to do is win an Olympic Gold Medal.
Donâ€™t laugh. Itâ€™s a distinct possibility.
The 2003 Plymouth High School grad dominated a loaded field and earned a trip to the London Olympics by winning the womenâ€™s 1,500-meter run Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Before a nationwide television audience, Uceny bided her time for three laps, then surged to victory with a determined homestretch sprint down the famed track at the University of Oregon.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth Post 27 bounced back after a tough loss on Thursday with two convincing wins in a doubleheader against Mishawaka Post 161 at Bill Nixon Field on Saturday.
The Diamond Spyders rode two good pitching performances and capitalized on some hits and Post 161 errors to secure the victories.
PLYMOUTH 13, MISHAWAKA 0
Clayton Adamson took the mound in game one for Plymouth and was on top of his game.Â He threw a complete game shutout, allowing only two Mishawaka hits in five innings of work on the hill.Â He walked one and struck out four hitters for the victory.
EUGENE, Ore. â€” It worked once, so Morgan Uceny decided to do it again.
Leading pretty much from start to finish, Uceny won her semifinal heat of the womenâ€™s 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Her time Friday â€” 4 minutes, 8.9 seconds â€” was the fastest of all the qualifiers at the University of Oregonâ€™s Hayward Field. She now heads to Sundayâ€™s championship race, which will be broadcast live by NBC at 7:23 p.m.
â€śI felt really good yesterday, so I sort of went into today with the same mindset,â€ť said Uceny. â€śDonâ€™t fix it if it isnâ€™t broke. â€ś
PLYMOUTH â€” When Ancilla signed Plymouth grad Chase Peters, it got not only a multi-talented baseball player but the quintessential team player.
Peters made it official recently when he signed on to play with the Chargers beginning in the 2013 season, and the team is looking forward to seeing what he can do both onfield and in the clubhouse.
MUNCIE â€”Â Triton grad T.J. Carpenter was selected for the Earl Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award for the Ball State Golf team for the 2011-2012 season, the college announced Friday.