The Jets 16U girls fastpitch softball went undefeated last weekend in Seymour in winning the USSSA state championship tournament. The team is composed of players from Jennings, Jackson and Bartholomew counties. Row 1, from left: Tesla Kopitzke, Amanda Bonesteel, Abby Kidwell, Taylor Russell, Hannah Deaton and Heather Feilis; row 2: assistant coaches Matthew Kopitzke and Randy Bonesteel, Paige Magner, Abbie Sabelhaus, Hailey Lange, Haley Westfall, Taylor Reynolds and head coach Shawn Lange.-Submitted Photo
A 12-year-old North Vernon boy recently had the opportunity to develop his athletic skills at NubAbility Athletics' All-Sport Summer Camp in Southern Illinois. Chase Laman joined more than 135 other youth athletes from across the country at the July 16-19 camp, designed to enable and encourage children with limb-differences to compete on a level playing field with able-bodied peers.
A number of girls took advantage of a special Lady Panther basketball camp last week where they worked on their fundamentals and had fun at the same time. JCHS head basketball coach Carrie Manowitz and her staff were joined by members of the JCHS varsity basketball team in working with the girls who attended the camp.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and the Indiana Pacers will bring one of the all-time great underdog stories, Hoosiers, to the NBA hardwood, celebrating the film's 30th Anniversary.