Sports
Lady Squires fall in 15 innings
By Gary Andrews
 
In what was scheduled to be a double header at Taylor for the Manchester Lady Squires Softball Team ended up being two games built in to one as the Squires lost 5-4 in a 15 inning marathon.
 
The Squires would score all their runs in the third through fifth innings to lead 4-0. In the third Sydney Day drew a one out walk then scored on a two out single by Celina Carter to lead 1-0.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Wabash tennis team keeps winning
By Gary Andrews
 
The Wabash tennis team kept its wining ways going Friday, getting by Alexandria 3-2 to pick up its eighth win of the season.
 
Here is a rundown of the matches
 
1 Singles Kristyn Ford (8-2) Wabash Def. Hannah Libler (2-1) Alexandria 6-0, 6-4
 
2 Singles Claire Cromer (7-1) Wabash Def. Colleen Mathew (0-3) Alexandria 6-2, 6-3
 
3 Singles Blaine Kelly (3-0) Alexandria Def. Terissa Williams (0-4) Wabash 6-0, 6-0
 
1 Doubles Abbie Miller (3-0) & Meagan Miller (3-0) Alexandria Def. Shelby Stone (4-2) & Katie Ford (4-4) Wabash 6-4, 6-3
 
2 Doubles Taylor Middleton (5-0) & Abby Stein (4-0) Wabash Def. Maci Cox (0-1) & Abby Ford (0-1) Alexandria 7-6, 7-6 
 
Posted on 2015 May 19
Northfield girls, Wabash boys win county track titles
The Northfield girls’ track team won the Wabash County girls’ track title. Photo by Gary Andrews
 
By Gary Andrews
 
The Wabash County track meet was held at Manchester Thursday with the Northfield girls and Wabash boys taking home the titles. 
 
Northfield won the girls title with 159 points. Manchester was second with 134, Southwood third with 106, Wabash fourth with 65.
Posted on 2015 May 12
Knights tennis team edges Maconaquah
By Gary Andrews
 
The Lady Knight Tennis Team hosted Maconaquah on Thursday, and prevailed 3-2 on a hot, sunny afternoon. 
 
Allison Smith led the way with a solid 6-1, 6-2 victory.
 
 The No.1 doubles pair of Ashley Hunt andAnna Rees won 6-2, 6-1 to give the Lady Knights a quick 2-0 lead in the match.
Posted on 2015 May 12
Norse tennis team raises funds for cancer

The Northfield tennis team shows off the shirts they used to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Photo by Gary Andrews

By Gary Andrews

The Northfield tennis team played host to Bluffton this past week with the night being the team’s cancer awareness match and they will donate the proceeds from their T-shirt sales to the American Cancer Society. 

The Lady Norse tennis program has donated almost $3,000 for cancer research throughout the six years of doing this.

Posted on 2015 May 12
Norse win two at Fremont
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield baseball team took the long drive to Fremont Saturday, taking two games 13-9 and 15-0.
 
In game one the Norse were tied at one when Fremont went off for seven runs in the bottom of the inning to grab an 8-1 lead before the Norse responded with seven in the top of the fourth. Nate Hembree and Joseph Mitchell drew back to back walks to start the inning when Jakob Hayes hit a three run dinger to make it 8-4. Jared Short would then single and steal second before an Adam Roser put runners on the corners. Roser would then steal second with Short breaking for home to make it 8-5. Dylan Brown then singled to put runners on the corners again before a Drake Richter walk loaded the bases. Shane Vigar would then single home two more for an 8-7 score when Bryce Kendall grounded out, scoring Richter to make it 8-8.
Posted on 2015 May 12
Lady Squires drop two at Garrett Invitational
By Gary Andrews
 
The Manchester softball team played in the Garrett Invitational on Saturday, falling to Garrett 9-4 and Dwenger 14-7.
 
In game one against Garrett the Lady Squires scored two runs in the first and two in the fourth. In the first Sydney Day led off being hit by a pitch and was followed by a Brooklyn Howard double before Day scored on a passed ball to trail 3-1. Celina Carter then hit a fly ball with Howard tagging to make it 3-2.
Posted on 2015 May 12
Knights win two at Maconaquah Invitational
By Gary Andrews
 
The Southwood baseball team won two games at the Maconaquah Invitational on Saturday. In game one Southwood defeated Carroll 13-2 before beating Maconaquah 7-6.
 
The Knights jumped on Carroll in the first inning, plating 6 runs and led 6-2 heading to the bottom of the sixth when they scored seven more for the 13-2 win.
 
Southwood collected nine hits in the game with Zach Ball hitting a double and Clay Hinrichsen a home run.
Posted on 2015 May 12

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