Tigers, Raiders each land 2 on ACAC volleyball team
Bluffton junior Kara Fiechter and Southern Wells junior Julia Bartlett were named to the Allen County Athletic Conference all-conference volleyball first team.
In addition, Bluffton senior Carlie Crosbie and Southern Wells junior Chelsea Adams were second team selections.
Other first team selections were Alexis Meeks, Jill Peck and Jenae Bennington of Leo, Amy Potter and Tricia Sieger of Woodlan, Chelsea Selking and Hali Wendel of Adams Central, Abby Saalfrank and Allyssa Johnson of Heritage, and Kourtney Hahn of Garrett.
Other second team selections were Keanna Gary and Kendyl Liechty of Leo, Serena Fuelling and Grace Keller of Woodlan, Michelle Ripley and Alyssa Keller of
Adams Central, Sarah Knefelkamp of Heritage, Megan Getts of Garrett, and Karen Bollenbacher and Taylor Farlow of South Adams.
Gordon receives another honor
Norwell senior Katherine Gordon has received another postseason honor, being named to the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (IATCCC) All-State Academic first team.
Gordon has participated on the Norwell cross country team for the last three seasons. She has made steady improvement with each competive season, finishing her senior season with a personal best of 23:29 for 5,000 meters.
Norwell soccer awards presented
The Norwell boys’ soccer team recently held its postseason awards ceremony and presented the following varsity awards: Offensive MVP - Damon Topp; Defensive MVP - Dan DeArmond; Team MVP - Brandon Johnson; Most Improved - Kale DeVoe; Mental Attitude Award - Rob Gresley; Coaches Award - Luke Batdorff.
Topp led the team with three goals and three assists. Josh VanMeter had three goals and one assist. Johnson had two goals and two assists.
The following junior varsity awards were presented: Most Improved - Zack Aschliman; Team MVP - Jacob Meyer.
Knight declines invitation
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Former Indiana coach Bob Knight will not attend next week’s induction into the athletic department’s hall of fame.
Athletic director Fred Glass said that Knight contacted him directly to decline the invitation. Glass said Knight was concerned that the interest in him would be a distraction from the other six inductees.
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