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Post 27 takes 2nd at first annual Patriot Tournament

July 5, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Post 27 celebrated the Fourth of July with a runner-up finish at the team’s first annual Patriot Tournament.
It wasn’t quite the finish the hosts hoped for as they dropped a championship doubleheader to tourney champion East Lansing capped off by a 14-8 nine-inning loss in game two, but Post 27 claimed a solid 5-2 tourney finish for second place in the quality eight-team field Monday.

Area golfers play PCC in Marshall Co. Jr. Tour event

July 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A total of 70 golfer converged on the Plymouth Country Club for a Marshall County Junior Golf Tour event Thursday.
Area winners were John Schenk of Plymouth, Cole McKinney of Triton, Lauren Read of LaVille and Abby Manikowski of Argos.
Schenk won the Boys 10-11 division with a score of 27, four strokes ahead of LaVille’s Matt Butler, while McKinney won the Boys 8-9 competition with a score of 24, three strokes better than Andrew Himes of St. Michael’s.

Uceny wins again in Lausanne

July 1, 2011

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Morgan Uceny kept her win streak alive Thursday by placing first in the women’s 1500-meter run at an international track meet in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Uceny, a 2003 Plymouth High School graduate, clocked 4:05.52 in the Diamond League contest. Anna Mishchenko of the Ukraine, a 2008 Olympian, finished second in 4:06.00.

Fallen hero will be remembered at 5th Annual McLochlin Memorial Run

June 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A lifetime of giving to others will be celebrated for a fifth straight year on July 9 as participants run, walk and remember Jeff McLochlin in his Memorial 5K Run/Walk fundraiser.
The run starts at the Young Amphitheatre in Centennial Park in Plymouth at 8:30 a.m. and all proceeds go to several charities in McLochlin’s name — TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), the Rochester Jr. Football League and veterans’ families.

Plothow named Indiana All-Star North head coach

June 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School Head Baseball Coach Tony Plothow has been selected to coach the 2011 North All Star team at this year’s 37th Annual Indiana North-South All Star Game by his fellow coaches and the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Executive Council. 

Ancilla’s Reese re-elected as MCCAA Western Conference Director

June 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese has been re-elected to a second two-year term as the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Western Conference Director, the college announced on Thursday.
The election took place at the MCCAA Athletic Director’s Summer Meeting at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire, Mich.
“Being from the only (MCCAA-affiliated) college in Indiana, it is a tremendous privilege being asked to serve on these most important conference committees,” said Reese, who has overseen the Ancilla College athletic department since its inception.

Triton grad Ben Montalbano signs with Ancilla basketball

June 30, 2011

DONALDSON — Ben Montalbano will don the blue and yellow on the court once more, but this time he’ll do so for the Chargers.
Montalbano, a 2010 Triton High School graduate, has signed with Ancilla College men’s basketball for the 2011-2012 season.
Montalbano, a 5’8” point guard, was an Honorable Mention All-State selection in 2010 for Triton and helped lead the team to a state title in 2008 and a state runner-up finish in 2009.

Plymouth golfers score big at Sprig

June 29, 2011

BREMEN — Plymouth golfers won three of five boys divisions, while a St. Michael’s player won a fourth during a Marshall County Junior Golf Tour event at Sprig O’Mint Golf Club in Bremen Tuesday.
Pat Felke shot a 79 to win the boys 16-17 division, while John Schenk won the boys 12-13 competition with a 25, and another John Schenk was listed as winning the boys 10-11 group with a 25. Ethan Oliver of St. Michael’s won the boys 8-9 division, meanwhile.
LaVille’s Lauren Read shot a 58 to win the girls 12-14 division, while Bremen’s Lexi Miller carded a 39 to top the girls 8-11 group.

16th Annual Ancilla Golf Tournament a success

June 29, 2011

DONALDSON — 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. Funds received are pledged to support student grants and scholarships.

CGA’s Waverly Neer wins national junior championship

June 28, 2011

EUGENE, Ore. — 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 women’s 3,000-meter run Saturday night at the U.S. Outdoor Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Her winning time — 9 minutes, 16.23 seconds — is equivalent to running two miles in less than 10 minutes.
Beattie was just a step behind at 9:16.39.

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