Sports
Local teams compete in RRC meet
By Gary Andrews
 
The RRC track meet was held at Southwood last Saturday. The Manchester girls won the 7th grade while the Northfield and Wabash girls tied for the 8th grade title. Rochester won both boys grades.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Norse sweep baseball doubleheader
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield baseball team traveled to Madison Grant Saturday, winning two games. In game one Northfield defeated Eastern 3-2 before winning game two over Tri Central 15-7.
 
In game one the Norse trailed 2-0 heading to the bottom of the sixth when Jared Short hit a one out triple. Dylan Brown would follow with a walk before Drake Richter doubled home Short and Brown before advancing to third on the throw. Shane Vigar then reached on a grounder to third, scoring Richter for the 3-2 lead.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Lady Norse down Lafayette Central Catholic
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield softball team took the trek to Lafayette Saturday and came away with a 4-1 win over Central Catholic.
 
The game was scoreless for the first four innings before the Norse broke the ice in the top of the fifth. Shelby Ward led off with a single and was advanced clear to third by Jordan Keaffaber. Ward would then score on a wild pitch to lead 1-0. Central Catholic would tie the score in the bottom of the inning, but the Norse didn’t make the long trip for nothing.
 
Posted on 2015 May 19
Lady Norse win battle of Metro
By Gary Andrews
 
For four innings Friday the game was up for air as the Southwood and Northfield softball teams played to a scoreless tie, but things changed in the fifth as the Norse scored 3 times before plating 10 runs in the sixth for a 13-0 win.
 
 
Posted on 2015 May 19
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

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