Archive - Sports Article
June 29th, 2011
DONALDSON â€” The 16th annual Ancilla College Golf Tournament teed off on June 13 at the Plymouth Country Club with 40 teams taking part in the festivities to help raise money for the school.
The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised nearly $21,000 for the Annual Fund.Â Funds received are pledged to support student grants and scholarships.
EUGENE, Ore. â€” Waverly Neer was never known for a tremendous kick during her high school athletic career.
But she sure picked the right time to come up with one.
Neer, a recent Culver Girls Academy graduate, outsprinted Kayla Beattie of Woodstock, Ill., in a dramatic homestretch drive to win the womenâ€™s 3,000-meter run Saturday night at the U.S. Outdoor Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Her winning time â€” 9 minutes, 16.23 seconds â€” is equivalent to running two miles in less than 10 minutes.
Beattie was just a step behind at 9:16.39.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouthâ€™s Trisha Neidlinger has chosen Dominican University to continue her soccer career next fall.
Neidlinger was a four-year varsity starter for the Lady Rockies while at Plymouth.Â She helped her team to the Northern Lakes Conference championship as a freshman and a conference co-championship her sophomore year, and as a junior and senior helped lead the team to consecutive sectional runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland â€” Morgan Uceny is a woman on the move.
Today, sheâ€™s in Lausanne, Switzerland, getting ready to run in a big track meet Thursday. Itâ€™s a Diamond League meet, where a professional runner â€” such as Uceny â€” could potentially earn a lot of money.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Post 27 ran its win streak to three straight games with a doubleheader sweep of Jay Randolph Post 507 Sunday, beating the visitors 3-0 in the opener and 14-2 in a five-inning nightcap at Bill Nixon Field.
James Hackworth pitched a complete game shutout in game one, striking out 15 with just one walk while scattering three hits, while Post 27 broke through with a run in the third and added two more in the bottom of the fourth for the win.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth No. 2 doubles player Lindsay Renz and No. 1 singles player Erin Kinney each earned a trio of post-season honors, while several other area players were also singled out for distinctions by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association (IHSTeCA).
Renz and Amy Siefer of Bremen were both named Academic All State for the 2011 season, while Kinney and teammate Chelsea Thoden were named Honorable Mention Academic All State along with Bremenâ€™s Kelsey Stichter.
PLYMOUTH â€” After an 0-for-4 start at the plate, Evan Jurjevic was due.
The big Post 27 five hole hitter from LaPorte got his hit when it counted with a two-RBI line single into left that scored the eventual game-winner as Jake Eaton earned the save in the ninth of an 11-10 comeback win over visiting Logansport Post 60/ 418 at Bill Nixon Field Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Golf Channel Am Tour is coming to Swan Lake this weekend.
The Golf Channel Am Tour (GCAT), the largest amateur golf tour in North America, is to be returning to the Swan Lake Golf Resort after a year hiatus for the Heartland Open on Saturday and Sunday. The 36-hole tournament, featuring over 180 players from across Indiana and North America, will compete for the opportunity to qualify for the 2011 Golf Channel Am Tour National Championships in September.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” From rivals on the wrestling mat to allies on the gridiron, Culver's Jeremiah Harvey and Plymouth's Damon Howe have come full circle.
The Marshall County heavyweights, who clashed several times in last winter's IHSAA State Wrestling Tournament culminating in a championship showdown under the spotlight at Conseco Fieldhouse in February, have both been selected to man the offensive line for the North at the 2011 Grange Insurance/IFCA North-South All-Star Game next month.
KOONTZ LAKE â€” Jason Reehling of Fairmont gave his father-in-law, David Hoagland of Rochester a great Fatherâ€™s Day gift of a 5.69 pound largemouth that propelled them to victory at the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Classic at Koontz Lake.
This was their first win in the MARCO Bass Masters Tournament Series. They had a five fish limit that weighed 13.20 pounds. It was also their second Travel Tender Bait and Tackle Big Bass Award of the Year. The victory was worth $650, and they were awarded another $130 for big bass.