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East Central High School's varsity baseball Trojans (17-5) were Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference co-champion in the spring of 2015, tying Connersville for the title with a 12-2 league mark. Coach Bob Reynolds' Trojans included (not in order): Jaimie King, Nate Broughton, Jesse King, Austin Bowling, Kameron Gick, Ethan Kramer, Luke Patton, Kyle Koelling, Jake Tillman, Brady Ewing, Ryan Mitts, Ben Vogelgesang, Tanner Stout and Jake Jennings. (Tri State Studios)

 

ST. LEON - East Central baseball’s expectations entering the recent 2015 season weren’t overly enthusiastic, to say the least.

Senior catcher Jesse Mess led Lawrenceburg baseball and the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference in hitting in 2015, with averages of .434 and .556, respectively.

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg baseball fielded one of the best young lineups in Southeastern Indiana this spring, winning 21 games and vying for conference and Class 3A sectional titles.

Denise Freitag Burdette/The Journal-Press South Dearborn runners helped volunteer to clear a cross country-course weaved within the Cedar Sentonel disc golf course at County Farm Park in Manchester Saturday morning, June 27. Back row, from leftw: Sam Rector, Joe Rector, Adam Rector, Matt Bruner, and coach Eric Baney. Front row: Tayor Grehl, Brett Hoog, Peyton Sipple and Caleb Brock. Not pictured: Chris Weissmann, Lauren Weissmann

South Dearborn cross country coach Jeremy Baney has been running for 25 years.

After running the golf disc course at County Farm Park in Manchester he considers it “one of the top five places I have ever ran.”

East Central senior All-State catcher Savannah Sturgill, headed for NCAA Division II Urbana (Ohio) next fall, batted .522 with five home runs and 49 RBI for the 16-13 Lady Trojan softball varsity.

 

ST. LEON - East Central softball finds itself in transition after its second-straight 16-13 season this spring.

East Central High School's varsity baseball Trojans (17-5) were Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference co-champion in the spring of 2015, tying Connersville for the title with a 12-2 league mark. Coach Bob Reynolds' Trojans included (not in order): Jaimie King, Nate Broughton, Jesse King, Austin Bowling, Kameron Gick, Ethan Kramer, Luke Patton, Kyle Koelling, Jake Tillman, Brady Ewing, Ryan Mitts, Ben Vogelgesang, Tanner Stout and Jake Jennings. (Tri State Studios)
Senior catcher Jesse Mess led Lawrenceburg baseball and the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference in hitting in 2015, with averages of .434 and .556, respectively.
Denise Freitag Burdette/The Journal-Press South Dearborn runners helped volunteer to clear a cross country-course weaved within the Cedar Sentonel disc golf course at County Farm Park in Manchester Saturday morning, June 27. Back row, from leftw: Sam Rector, Joe Rector, Adam Rector, Matt Bruner, and coach Eric Baney. Front row: Tayor Grehl, Brett Hoog, Peyton Sipple and Caleb Brock. Not pictured: Chris Weissmann, Lauren Weissmann
East Central senior All-State catcher Savannah Sturgill, headed for NCAA Division II Urbana (Ohio) next fall, batted .522 with five home runs and 49 RBI for the 16-13 Lady Trojan softball varsity.

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Indiana set a record for rainfall in the month of June, with a state average of 9.03 inches, according to the Indiana State Climate Office.

Obituaries

Juanita Taffe, 79, Milan, died Sunday July 5, 2015. Laws-Carr-Moore, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.