Fumbles and critical plays still curse the Purdue football program as was demonstrated last Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Iowa scored the first touchdown in nine plays and 90 yards at 11:15 in the second quarter. Purdue responded in six plays and 35 yards to tie the game 7-7. Momentum and energy soon began to change when the Hawkeyes, with 1:57 on the clock before halftime, scored a touchdown sending the two teams into the locker rooms with Iowa leading 14-7.
The new youth baseball league merger combining the former Decatur and Monmouth Baseball Leagues now has a name: the North Adams Baseball League.
In a meeting at Bellmont Middle School on Tuesday night seven members of a forming committee addressed the public on the constitution of the new league and its future.
It was another week of upsets in the NFL and college game as noted by the two brackets with a -9 this week. The winners hung tough with the punches suffering only -2 and -3 respectively, however, with the tie-breaking score of 48 points between Denver and San Diego. Tonja Anweiler was the winner with -2 (51), while Harley Hilty was second at -2 (72) and Todd Martinez was third place with -3 (57).
BELLMONT YOUTH WRESTLING FINALISTS—In the photo, championship winners from their respective weight classes poseFront (L-R): Bryce Rickord, Carter Thomas, Luke Litchfield, Mason Myers, Dominick Litchfield, Isaac Ruble, Austin Christner, Duke Myers. Back: Logan Douglas, Carter Ross, Joe Laughlin, Brooks Myers, Isaac Friedt, John Uhlman, Shaun Guise. (Photo provided)
WABASH— South Adams' senior Klayton Hinshaw summed it up nicely while hoisting the sectional trophy and addressing the team after the game.
"17 years, baby!"
The number referenced by one of the Stars' top lineman was of course how long it has been since SA has won a sectional title. On Friday night South Adams defeated Southwood in an overtime thriller, 40-39, giving the Berne boys their fifth title in school history and first since 1996.
Five Lady Jets and a pair of Starfires were named to the all-ACAC volleyball teams this week as well as members from the other six conference schools.
PREPARING FOR THE KNIGHTS—South Adams, the only county team still alive in football sectional play, will compete for a title tomorrow at Southwood. Above, Brandon Dailey (#55) tackles a Leo player with Isaiah Amstutz (#28) ready for the assist. (Photo by Kalvin Fiechter)
The South Adams Starfires’ upset victory over county rival Adams Central in sectional football play on Nov. 1, coupled with the untimely exit from the tournament trail the following day of the Bellmont volleyball squad, leaves South Adams as the last fan base standing in Adams County. Those fans are certain to be vocal when the Stars travel to Southwood Friday night for the sectional title game.
Photo by Kalvin Fiechter
SUGAR GROVE, IL – The Ancilla College women’s basketball team opened their season at the Waubonsee Classic, where they were defeated by Waubonsee Community College and Kennedy-King College.
Friday night, the Chargers faced the Chiefs of WCC, in a back and forth battle that resulted in a 20-20 tie at halftime. The Chiefs’ offense, however, proved to be overpowering in the second half, scoring 43 points and defeating Ancilla with a final score of 63-49.
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