Archive - Sports Article
August 4th, 2014
Bob Goulet won his eighth City of Decatur Men’s Golf Championship over the weekend shooting a 72 on Saturday followed by a 75 on Sunday at the Cross Creek Golf Club.
It was his second victory in 2014 as Bob was also the winner of the Adams County Championship earlier this season. Playing from the championship tees Bob made a birdie four on the 18th hole to secure the victory.
ETHEL MAY HONOREE—Cross Creek women’s golfer Tara Rickord was given an award at the Ethel May banquet held recently at the course. The award is given to an “outstanding lady who has accomplished many goals in past years and for being a dedicated golfer in the Ladies League.” Tara has been the league scorer for 11 years, has won the club championship in 2008, placed second in the City Tournament in 2002, and has had a hole in one in her career. (Photo provided)
MONROE YOUTH SOFTBALL RUNNERS-UP— Brentwood lost in the championship game of the tourney to earn runners-up in the Monroe Minor League. They are seen in the picture as listed:
Brentwood—Front: Gabi Landis, Ambria White, Mackenzie Neuenschwander, Grace Bebout, Gabi Marbach, Melina Peralez. Middle: Madison Griffin, Amelia Schultz, Melaina Harman, Addison Ward, Taylor Knaub. Back: coaches Andy Schultz, Ryan Marbach. Not pictured: coaches Tom Hill, Clint Knaub. (Photos provided)
FOR THE FANS—Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon takes the time to appease this young fan before the race Sunday signing a replica of Gordon’s #24 car. Gordon is now a 5-time winner of the event. (Photo by Chris McCoy)
DECATUR SENIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS—With a perfect record of 12-0 including tournament, Ahead of the Curb Driving Academy won the title game over Barker Wrecker by a 20-4 score last week. The girls are seen above starting in the back row (L-R): Marisa Knudsen, coach Amy Davis, Elizabeth Heck, coach Justin Manley, Cassie Marbaugh, Audrey Blackmore, Lanae Gilbert, coach Rachel Manley. Front: Audra Geels, Abigail Gehres, Hannah Myers, Cali Wallace, Lindsey Manley, Madison Thrailkill. Not pictured: Madison Massoth. (Photo provided)
MONSTER TOURNEY WINNERS—The Monroe Youth League hosted their sixth annual Monster Softball Tournament earlier this month and in attendance were 10 12-under teams and six 14-under squads. In the 12-under division, the Indiana Lady Spiders were victorious in the title game against the Decatur Dynamites (picture). The girls from each squad are listed below in no particular order: (Photos provided)
A GREAT CATCH FOR THE COUGARS—Adams Central’s Kyle Baker signed a Letter of Intent to play baseball at the University of Saint Francis next spring earlier this week. Baker was a catcher for the Jets his entire career earning a semi-state appearance in 2013. Kyle sits with his parents in the front row, Yolanda and Rich Baker, while in the back (L-R) are AC Athletic Director Jerry Amstutz, USF coach Dustin Butcher, and AC baseball coach Dave Neuenschwander. (Photo provided)
MAKES PERFECT SENSE—After another perfect season at 12-0, Bixler Insurance has won the last two AAA League championships. Above, Isaiah Wellman (left) holds his regular season MVP trophy, while Ike Ruble, his teammate on Bixler, was named tournament MVP for his stellar play. (Photo provided)