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Post 27 splits day 1 of Patriot Tourney

July 6, 2012

PLYMOUTH — 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.
PLYMOUTH 7,
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.

Run Morgan Run benefit 5k

July 5, 2012

PLYMOUTH — There will be a “Run Morgan Run” 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 Uceny’s family’s expenses as they travel to the 2012 Olympics to watch her compete in the women’s 1500-meter run.
The 5k will also feature competitions on the Plymouth track racing against Uceny’s Olympic Trials-winning time, plus a banner to sign sending her congratulations and good luck wishes.

Results 7-03

July 3, 2012

John Glenn’s Anna Schmeltz shot a 47 to beat out Plymouth’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.

Uceny victorious at trials

July 2, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. – Now, all Morgan Uceny has to do is win an Olympic Gold Medal.
Don’t laugh. It’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 women’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.

Diamond Spyders bounce back with doubleheader sweep of Mishawaka, 13-0, 7-3

July 2, 2012

PLYMOUTH — 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. He threw a complete game shutout, allowing only two Mishawaka hits in five innings of work on the hill. He walked one and struck out four hitters for the victory.

Uceny breezes to finals

June 30, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — 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 women’s 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Her time Friday — 4 minutes, 8.9 seconds — was the fastest of all the qualifiers at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. She now heads to Sunday’s championship race, which will be broadcast live by NBC at 7:23 p.m.
“I felt really good yesterday, so I sort of went into today with the same mindset,” said Uceny. “Don’t fix it if it isn’t broke. “

Plymouth’s Chase Peters chooses Chargers baseball

June 29, 2012

PLYMOUTH — 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.

Carpenter earns Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award at Ball State

June 29, 2012

MUNCIE — 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.

Uceny coasts to semifinals at trials

June 29, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — Even if she doesn’t talk about it, Morgan Uceny still has memories of being tripped during her World Championship race a year ago.
So, when it came to the preliminaries of the women’s 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials, she wasn’t taking any chances.
“Given my history, it makes me uncomfortable (to be back in the pack),” said Plymouth native Uceny after she led her prelim race almost from start to finish Thursday night.

Banfich named Academic All-American

June 29, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J. — Plymouth native and CGA alum Alex Banfich has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Cross Country and Track & Field Team for Princeton College, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Banfich is a third-team selection to the Academic All-America team, and is the first from the program to earn the honor since Megan Brandeland was named third-team in 2009.

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