Sports and Outdoors

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sports Round-Up by Paul Beitler

Gage Minniear sets school record
Southern Wells junior Gage Minniear broke the boys’ school record for the 300-meter intermediate hurdles Tuesday at Heritage. Minniear won the event in 42 seconds flat, eclipsing the previous mark of 42.15 set by Josh Boxell in 2000.

Maple Creek blanks Crusaders
Maple Creek defeated the Norwell Crusaders 4-0 in boys’ soccer action Tuesday. Norwell goalkeeper Jason Meyer had nine saves. Jalen Smith, Sam Crowell and Drew Burch drew praise from their coach. Paxton Lehman had three scoring chances and Adam Herber also had a scoring opportunity.

Tigers, Raiders to battle for cancer
The varsity baseball game between Bluffton and Southern Wells on Tuesday at Southern Wells will be a “Baseball strikes out Cancer” game. T-shirts will be sold for $12 to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Game time is 5 p.m.

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