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d g )- t e n e ‘ S N S d 1 a If a a n : r 1. Celebrating Our 12th Year! Volume 12, Issue 7 July 2005 Lady Comets Win Second State Championship IHSAA Selects ‘ Breanna Howell . for Mental Attitude Award by Jerry Haines Eastern High School re-ceived an added honor after winning the 2A State Championship game at Ben Davis High School as Breanna Howell was recognized for both her on and off field excellence. Breanna was selected the IHSAA Mental Attitude winner for Class 2A Softball based on her academic standing of 5’ in her class and her community activity participation. Her outstanding softball skills were also onc of the criteria. Eastern received a $ 1000 scholarship from Farm Bureau Insurance to . be put in their scholarship find in Breanna’s Front row: Kelsey Myers, Molly Haines, Breanna Howell, Cassie Harvey, Cayleigh Harvey, Tracie Lamb, Alicia Welcher, Samantna uenaIo Middle row: Kayla Lanning, Sara Horner, Kristin Peters, Shenna Stout, Ericka Schrnid, Kasey Kernp, Tristan Dykes, Anna Maddox, Courtney Lawson, Manager Back row: Lisa Smith, Asst. Principal; Brad Wilson, Athletic Director; Ron Matas, Principal; Joe Briesch, Asst. Coach Jerry Haines, Coach; Ron Sibray, JV Coach; Laci Honeas, Asst. Coach; Dr. Stephen Healy, Superintendent; Keith Richie, Asst. Principal ~ Photo by Rachel Jenkins name. by Jerry Haines The 2005 Lady Comets Softball Team started the season with team T- shirts designed by the senior players. The shirts highlighted the theme “ U n fin is hed i n reference to their disappointing 5- 3 10“ inning loss to Eastside in the 2004 State Regional final game after going to the state finals in 2003. Now they are wearing State Championship T-shirts stat in g “ Fin ish ed B us in e s s ” t h e i r outstanding- seven game post season run to win the 2005 Class 2A Softball State Championship defeating Frankton 4- 2 in the final game. The # 1 ranked Lady Comets ended a fantastic 31- 3 season with the win. They were led by seniors Breanna Howell, Cayleigh and Cassie Harvey and Tracie Lamb who completed their softball playing days at Eastern High School. Breanna gave up only 3 earned runs in the seven games of the tournament and the hitting was led by Cassie Harvey batting B us i ne ss” aft e r .393 and Tracie Lamb at .310. Other‘ team members were Ericka Schmjd, Kasey Kemp, Alicia Welcher, Kelsey Myers, Molly Haines, Kristin Peters, Kayla Lanning, Shenna Stout, Samantha Denato, Anna Maddox, Sara Horner and Tristan Dykes, Eastern survived a tough Sectional at home winning games zgainst Oak Hill 3- 0, Taylor 1- 0 and Madison Grant 8- 1. The opening game against Oak Hill was a difficult win highlighted by a pitching no hitter from Howell who also led the team at the plate going 3 for 4. Taylor gave the Comets all they wanted before losing on a run scored by Molly Haines courtesy running for Howell after a one out’ double by Breanna in the third inning. Mnllv was driven in hv a Cassie and a. bases loaded double from Cassie Harvey down the left field ljne. This inning provided all the runs the Lady Comets would need for the Sectional Championship win. The Regional required boarding Carol Wimmer’s bus the following Saturday for a fire truck escort and fan caravan out of town and a 2 hour bus ride to Garrett. We watched Lewis Cass defeat Eastside in the first game then took the field against Heritage. We were hoping for a relatively easy game as Howell and the Harvey’s were recovering from a virus, but it wasn’t to happen. It was a long and hot I3 innings before we survived 1- 0 on a Ericka Schmid single to right field that scored Cayleigh Harvey who Cont’d on page 3 “ F I i p p i n g the Switch ” C u I m i nation of Fountain Dedication ’ . Photo by Fred Jenkins After the crowd assisted in a count down from 10 to 1, Martha , ou Zirkle turned the “ official” switch to start the water flowing n the new fountain in front of City Hall. The ceremony was held . une 1 1. Jolene Rule, chairman of the fountain committee, joins n showing appreciation to Martha L ~ uw, h o was selected by the iommittee to do the honors. More photos from the dedication festivities on page 10.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2005-07, 12:07|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: Lady Comets Win Second State Championship; "Flipping the Switch" Culmination of Fountain Dedication
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, July 2005, Volume 12, Issue 07|
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