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.

“You shut this school down we’re going to be a ghost town.”

The message was delivered crystal clear to South Dearborn school board members during a special public work session Monday night, June 24. Do not close Moores Hill Elementary.

Submitted photo: Rita Kirchgassner visited the Roman Coliseum during a trip to Europe in 2013 to visit the locations where her father served and almost died during World War II. She will have a book-signing event Saturday, June 27, for the book she’s written about her dad and his unit.

Sgt. Robert L. Kirchgassner’s descendants won’t have to wonder where he served during World War II. His daughter, Rita Kirchgassner, 61, has assembled a book full of her research into her dad’s military service, including where he was when he nearly died.

Though Aurora native Shelley Irwin started indoor triathlons just five years ago, this week she will represent the United States at the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Motala, Sweden.

South Dearborn junior Megan Meyers headed a Lady Knights pitching staff, with No. 2 starter Kaylei Eldridge, that walked just 25 against more than 900 batters faced during the Lady Knights' 18-11 softball season.

 

AURORA - Although the power pitching graduated after back-to-back years of Class 3A semistate excellence, South Dearborn softball kept its edge with an aggressive offense en route to a highly-competitive 18-11 season this spring.

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.
Submitted photo: Rita Kirchgassner visited the Roman Coliseum during a trip to Europe in 2013 to visit the locations where her father served and almost died during World War II. She will have a book-signing event Saturday, June 27, for the book she’s written about her dad and his unit.
South Dearborn junior Megan Meyers headed a Lady Knights pitching staff, with No. 2 starter Kaylei Eldridge, that walked just 25 against more than 900 batters faced during the Lady Knights' 18-11 softball season.

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Nancy McAdams, 65, Milan, died, Friday June 26, 2015. Laws-Carr-Moore, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.