October 3, 2013

Logansport tennis rolls into semifinal


---- — Logansport tennis rolls into semifinal

Logansport’s boys tennis team dropped just three games total in a 5-0 win over Carroll on Wednesday to open play at the Logansport Sectional.

The seven-time defending champion Berries will take a 15-3 record into tonight’s semifinal match against Twin Lakes. The other semifinal pits Lewis Cass vs. Delphi. The final is set for Friday. All matches begin at 4:45 p.m.

On Wednesday, Bryan Zehner defeated Brett Miller 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Nathaniel King defeated Ty Gray 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Lucas Eastburn defeated Collin Burge 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

Dustin Clements and Kaleb Overway defeated Brandon McCarty and Adam Beaver 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Matt Jennings and Jared Cole defeated Logan Jackson and Nigel Thieke 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.

LHS boys basketball team adds contest

Logansport’s boys basketball team will have a home game against South Bend Career Academy on Jan. 31 with a 6:30 p.m. start to replace the New Castle game.

The academy is a charter school in its first year of varsity basketball competition.

Also, the Berries’ scrimmage on Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. has been moved to West Lafayette.

Winamac honoring 1983 football team

WINAMAC — The 1983 Winamac football team will be honored during a special halftime celebration during the home game on Oct. 11 against Caston.

The 1983 season was one to remember: an undefeated regular season, Midwest Conference championship and playoff run. It was a special team that inspired many.

Please notify Bill Ball, athletic director, if you will be at the celebration. Names will be left at the gates for free admission. Ball can be reached at

Club volleyball team holding signups

Logansport Volleyball Club will be having its 2014 signups this Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon at the Berry Bowl.

Players and parents that are interested must come to the signup. Players will need to bring $30 for AAU membership and there will be Yankee Candle Fundraising information.

Sign up online at but players still must come to the signup on Saturday.

Any questions, please contact Jon Vernon, club director, at 574-721-3958 or loganclub volleyball@hot

River Bluff Run and Fun Walk scheduled

Rain or shine, the River Bluff Trail, 800 Michigan Avenue, Logansport, will be the starting point of the River Bluff Run and Fun Walk on Oct. 12. This annual event, sponsored by the Logansport Memorial Hospital Foundation, promotes Breast Cancer Awareness.

Entry fees are $20 ($30 race day) for an individual or $75 for a team of five registered by this Friday. Twelve and under participate free, but only receive a shirt with paid registration. All revenue from this year’s event is used to provide free screening mammograms to uninsured/underinsured women.

Registration is available at the hospital or its website, or on race day starting at 7:30 a.m. for the 5K run and at 8:30 a.m. for the fun walk.

The 5K run begins at 9 a.m., and the fun walk begins at 10 a.m.