Sports and Outdoors

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Sports Round-Up by Paul Beitler

Northfield golfers sink Raiders
The Northfield Norsemen defeated Southern Wells in boys’ golf action Tuesday at the Honeywell Golf Club in Wabash.
Southern Wells’ senior Blake Huffman shot a 42 to tie Northfield’s Josh Unger and Trae Cole. Unger was the medalist winner.
Northfield’s top four combined for a 175 team score. The Raiders finished with 187.
Tyler Cassiday added a 44 for the Raiders. Alex Trosper finished with a 49 and Daniel Schmidt added a 52. Justin Herring shot a 55.
Zac Zumbaugh added a 44 for Northfield and Austin Vrooman a 47. Michael Enslen ended up with a 48.
Northfield won the junior varsity match 223-258. Conner Allen had a 59 and Austin Smith a 60 to lead the Raiders.

Norwell jayvees beat Huntington
Tailur Szarenski and Nathan Shelton led the Norwell Knights’ junior varsity baseball team to a 10-4 victory over Huntington North on Monday at Huntington.
Szarenski drove in four runs and Shelton three. Szarenski hit a three-run double and Shelton a two-run single. Evan Brown had two hits, including a solo home run. Cale Schumm also had two hits. Brown also was the winning pitcher.

Girls’ tennis camp slated at Norwell
The Norwell Girls’ Tennis Camp will be offered each morning June 14-18 for Northern Wells students entering grades 5-9 in 2010-11. Cost is $25, which includes instruction and camp T-shirt. Terri Worden, the Norwell girls’ tennis coach, will conduct the camp. Application forms are available at Lancaster and Ossian elementary schools, Norwell Middle School and in the Norwell High School athletic office. For information, call 260-543-2213, ext. 7110 or 260-597-7321.

Summer tennis league on tap
A summer tennis league for boys and girls in grades 7-12 will begin June 2 at 6 p.m. at Norwell High School. Cost is $30. Matches will be played Monday and Wednesday evenings. A postseason singles and doubles tournament is included. An informational meeting is scheduled for June 2 at 6 p.m. Registration forms are available by calling Joel Fillman at 260-758-2722 or by e-mail at

Bluffton boys’ basketball camp set
Bluffton elementary and middle school boys, who are currently in grades 3-8, may register to participate in the Bluffton Basketball Camp slated for June 7-11 in the Tiger Den. Cost is $25. If the cost is prohibitive, contact coach Kevin Leising at 824-3724. Grades 3-4 will meet from 10-11:30 a.m.; grades 5-6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and grades 7-8 from 1-2:30 p.m. Camp brochures are available in the high school, middle school and elementary school offices.
PCTA runs past Hiday
Parlor City Trophy & Apparel held Hiday to two hits and ran away with a 13-1 victory in Bluffton Farm League baseball.
Max Corle was the winning pitcher, while Gabe Eisenhut took the loss.
Brandon Lockwood and Corle led Parlor City Trophy & Apparel with two hits apiece. Mason Heller, Lockwood and Corle tripled. Eisenhut scored for Hiday.

T-Ball scores reported
The following Bluffton T-Ball League baseball scores were reported: Apache Propane 22, Shaw Realty 11; Hot Cakes 20, DeHoff Insulation 9; Outdoor Concepts 17, LGI 17; Apache Propane 18, Dairy Queen 16; Pizza Hut 14, Shaw Realty 12.

Senior Golf Scores
Bob Gilliom and Paul Perry were the low individual scorers for the Tuesday Senior Golf League at Green Valley Golf Course in Bluffton. Gilliom was low gross with 42 and Perry low net with 34. Members of the winning team were Rex Somers, Joe Gilbert, Herman McCormick and Bob Brickley. Gilliom was closest to the pin and Somers had the longest putt. Start time for next Tuesday is 8 a.m.

Sign up for Huntington Mile swim
Swimming enthusiasts may sign up for the Glen S. Hummer Huntington Mile, which will take place on Saturday, June 19, at Lake Clare in Huntington. The one-mile cable swim will run throughout the morning with a 5K swim in the afternoon. For more information and registration, please visit

Basketball camp at Huntington
HUNTINGTON — Huntington University’s men’s basketball team will host a camp July 5-9 at the Merillat Complex Main Gymnasium. Cost is $85 for children K-grade 3 and $90 for grades 4-9. All campers who register by June 1 will receive a 10 percent discount. Registration forms are available at the athletic office or campers may register online at For more information, call 260-359-4212.

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