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August 6th, 2014

Squaws finish strong in opening golf invitationals

August 6, 2014

    The Bellmont Squaws golf team has started their season with a pair of invitationals in August including the Homestead Invite and their own Bellmont version.
    Against Homestead's field of 14 teams, the Squaws finished fifth overall with a combined 393 strokes from the best four out of five scores. The Leo Lady Lions dominated the field with a 359 led by Brooke Moser who had an 83 on the day at Timber Ridge.

August 4th

Goulet snags another golf title at C.Creek

August 4, 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.

July 31st

Rickord honored at Cross Creek

July 31, 2014

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)

July 30th

Brentwood runners-up in MYL tourney

July 30, 2014

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)

July 29th

Gordon wins 5th Brickyard crown

July 29, 2014

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)

July 27th

July 22nd

Ahead of the Curb takes Senior League crown

July 22, 2014

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)

July 21st

Lady Spiders take MYL Monster's crown

July 21, 2014

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)

July 17th

Baker signs with USF baseball

July 17, 2014

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)

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