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Rachel Brown shoots 73 to lead Northern Kentucky golfers
She has had two tournaments so far this season. First was a tournament (Sept 2-4) at a challenging Robert Trent Jones Golf Trails course in Glencoe, Alabama with her best score of 76. On Sept. 22-23, she participated in the Ball State Cardinal Classic in Muncie, Indiana and posted a 73 on the second day which was tied for the low score among 74 golfers.
Brown is tied with teammate Taylor Wogenstah for the best average (80.2) on the NKU team and has the team’s lowest score of the season with her 73. The 73 is also among the top 20 scores all-time among NKU golfers.
This year, NKU moved to NCAA Division I. Brown’s next tournaments will be in Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida, beginning Oct. 12.
Reynolds wins bronze
Reynolds won against competitors from Canada (7-3) and Brazil (5-1) before losing 1-0 in the semifinals match against Venezuela. Reynolds then returned in the repecharge bracket, beating Argentina 4-1 in the bronze medal match.
At the TAAC athletic directors’ monthly meeting, it was announced that Bosch will be enshrined (posthumously) in the TAAC Hall. The HOF dinner and ceremony will be Nov. 16 at Brandywine Country Club. Tickets can be purchased for $30 by calling the school at 419-693-0465, ext 212.
“This is a great honor for Christy, her family, and her friends here at Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Kateri Catholic Academy. Christy was a great inspiration for our school and was inducted into our Hall of Fame this past winter. We lost Christy too early and too recently, but her spirit and love for her Cardinals will live on,” wrote Stritch assistant athletic director Chad Rutkowski when posting an article about Bosch on the
Bosch, who had Down syndrome, also volunteered her time at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department preparing information for distribution through the Newborn Home Visit program. She held down a job at Lifestyles in Bowling Green and played volleyball and golf throughout the summer through Special Olympics.
The Arc of Lucas County, a nonprofit association comprised of people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens and professionals in the disability field, recognized Bosch with the Outstanding Service Award in recognition of her volunteer services. Christy was nominated by Meliss Klorer.
Team members are outfielders Thomas Young, Barb Hudson, Brendan Wagner, Spencer Blanton, Steve Fox, and Tony Meza; first basemen Matt Hansen and Mike Parker; second basemen Justin Reagan and Whitney Scott, shortstops Steve Parker and Adam McDermitt; catchers Jay Cullen, Joseph Jenkins, and Cory Nagy; and third basemen Sarah Leeper and Jon Cantu. Pitchers are Jim Behrendsen, James Goehring (also an outfielder), and Jon Hill.
Behrednsen, Cullen, and Hansen have been playing Special Olympics softball for over 20 years, while Wagner, Goehring, McDermitt, Fox, Meza, and Scott have been playing six years or more. The team is coached by Kim Walter and the team’s local coordinator is Deb Sidell.
The Sandusky County Rebels won four games to win the title, starting with a 16-9 victory over the Henry County Cougars and an 18-14 quarterfinal win over the Lucas County All-Stars. In the state semifinal in Oregon, Sandusky County defeated Miami County 18-17 and won the title with a 17-12 victory over Columbiana County.
The Lucas County All-Stars reached the quarterfinals with a 33-2 win over the Richland County Bears.
In the Division IV state tournament, the Wood County Blue team reached the semifinals, losing to the Logan County Braves, 30-0. Wood County defeated the Lucas County Sluggers 13-8 to reach the state semifinals. Wood County then lost to Stark County in the consolation game to finish fourth.
Local players include catcher Tonya Gebby of Perrysburg, formerly of Northwood and first baseman Jim Wittenmyer of Bowling Green, also a former Northwood resident. Wittenmyer has been on the team 16 years, Gebby has played five years. The head coach is Rebekah Benschoter with assistants Katie Dewyre, Emma Blank, Jeff Reeve, and Kate Wagener, and the Wood County local coordinator is Mary Sehmann.
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