Good morning Talawanda! Today is Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Today after school, Setting Stone will be meeting in Mr. Aerni’s room for proofing the new magazine to prepare for publication
NHS members: there will be a meeting on Thursday, April 5, after school above the media center.
There are lifeguard applications for the country club in the office, old lifeguards will need to fill out a new application. The applications will be collected in two weeks
Birthdays for today: Layne Schwab and Mason Delabar turn 15, Kaylee Cracraft turns 16, Austin Lake turns 17, and Gabriel Anspach turns 19
And now for world news, and then Patty G with sports
The Talawanda track team had a very successful showing at their first meet of the season last Thursday at Edgewood. Despite the freezing temperatures and ice cold rain, the runners, jumpers, and throwers placed at the top in many events. For the boys, David Kraushar placed in 3rd in the mile and his 4×800 team placed 5th with the runners Jens Bartel, Daniel Sawdai, Quinn Kissell, and Ben Farmer. Also placing was Sean Mondello in Discus, Justin Browning in the 110 hurdles, and Andrew Belec in the 400. Both boys 4×200 relays placed at the meet as well.
For the girls’ team, many runners earn points. Placing first in their events was Val Green in the Discus; Kyra Koontz in the long jump and the 100m dash. She also placed 2nd in the 100 hurdles. The girls’ relay team of Kyra, Ashley Clark, Sophie Mack, and Amanda Bowling also placed first in the 4×100 and 4th in the 4×200. Earning 2nd place in the 4×800 relay was the team of Libby Farmer, Maddy Iden, Zoe Moore, and Ashley Baxter. Maddy and Libby both went on to place in their mile and 800 as well. Jenna Tegge earned 4th in the Discus, Ashley Baxter and Asya Walsh both placed in the mile, Sophie Mack scored in the 100 hurdles, and rounding out the points for the girls was Natalie Weneck in the 400. Everyone is encouraged to come to the home meet on Thursday. It starts at 4:30.
On Saturday, the baseball team dropped their second game of the year to Colerain by a score of 13-1. They drop to 0-2 on the season, and their next game is Wednesday at St. X. The softball team’s games were canceled against Finneytown last weekend.
And Villanova beat Michigan last night in the NCAA Basketball Championship by a score of 79 to 62 to win their second national championship in the past 3 years, and their 3rd in program history. According to ESPN’s bracket challenge, 16.3% of participants predicted the Wildcats to win it all.
That’s sports. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great day Talawanda.