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Eastern Hills Journal Press (Newspaper) - May 20, 1987, Cincinnati, OhioSports he journal press wednesday May 20, 1987 a a5softball squads conclude difficult year by Michael Rhein staff reporter High school nti softball is fast rounding third and heading for Home. The following is a summary of area programs. Walnut Hills the Walnut Hills eagles were de feathered a 14 times this season for an 014 record. Part of the problem was weak hitting. According to first year coach Denise Haarman the team batting average was in the .240-.250 Range. A at the beginning of the season no one was getting hits a Haarman explained. Because of their frustration at the plate the defensive play was affected. Another Factor was inexperience. She said that about Naif of her players bad never played competitive softball before. Haarman praised the perform. Manee of juniors Courtney my hrs a a second baseman Pitcher Sherri Lett first baseman Terri Kennedy outfielder and senior co captains Susan Mosher outfielder and Kristen Hirst shortstop. Five seniors will graduate with 11 returning for next season Haarman Felt that the players have to a play summer balls and improve their Overall strength. Defenso As a major Factor. His Star slugger is Sophomore left Center fielder Dashia Grigsby with a .708 batting average. She leads the tigers in Home runs with eight. A she can hit the Long Ball and the line drive a Mcgee said. Hig Hest pitchers Are senior Valerie mams and Junior Shanna Ryan with two and three Vic tories respectively. He will lose thre three starters to graduation right Center fielder Deidrea Edwards right fielder Adrian Miller and left Center fielder Cherelle Boswell. A next year should be our Best ear a Mcgee enthused. A we be a Good nucleus coming Yena Withrow the tigers were declawed 10 times a for a 6-10. Overall., record and m0 Eastern. Metro league record. Head coach Ralph Mcgee whose tigers were 6-12 last season saw some improvement this year. A we got blown out last year a he re a led. This season he Felt that the team a improved tremendously in that the a hitting was better and More consistent and they were More competitive. The tigers opened the season with a 3-0 record but a hitting slump then plagued them. Mcgee said that Withrow lost its last two games in extra innings and lost a couple of one run games. A we would get the Lead but hold it a he commented citing a mental mistakes on a grand events May 22 the Cavalier grand event sponsored by the Purcell Mariar athletic boosters will take place May 22 at the Moonlit gardens at old Coney. Tickets Cost $100 each. Price includes admission for two cocktails peddles so across i your family a growing but your House Isnit suburban classified can help a your and in our real. Estate Section can reach As Many As 261,744 Poten tial Home buyers. And one of them is looking for a Home just like cussed sols it 681-7777 by Grubert a Fine the Petit pitching gave a Good account off Gay Grining themselves against a traditional Miami Valley conference Power that was 14-2 going into the game. St. Ursula another team with its share of Diamond difficulties is st. Ursula the bulldogs had. An-0-14 record and finished last in the girls greater Cincinnati league. Facing the Challenge of bringing the bulldogs Back into Contention is first year head coach Jim Gruber. His Best Batter is Sophomore left fielder Laura schoenling with a .280, followed by senior first baseman Allison Doherty and Junior Center fielder Becky Bien both at .270. Senior third baseman Julie Jansen hit .260. Both Jansen second team and Doherty honorable mention made All a gel. Two freshmen who have demonstrated potential according to Gruber Are his daughter Andrea a right handed Pitcher fast pitch and Catcher Liz Donnelly. Grubert a Best Effort was a three hitter against ursuline Academy. He also likes to be ability of Junior shortstop Linda Tepe. Gtuber noted a a marked improvement in reducing the oppositions run production. In the beginning he said st. Ursula was losing by As much As eight to 10 runs per game. However As recently As two weeks ago they had lost two games by one run and one by two runs. St. Ursula a season ended with a first round 2-1 defeat to Little Miami in the class a sectional tournament at Lefferson Field in Middletown. The bulldogs led Purcell Marian head coach Mary Matthews in her sixth season at the Helm has watched her lady Cavaliers struggle to a 5-12 season including a 1-6 seventh place finish in the a gel. A it was below my expectations a Matthews admitted having hoped for a a .500 she attributed part of the problems to two factors inexperience at key positions and Lack of pitching depth. Four senior starters six total will be lost to graduation. Players receiving from Matthews Are senior left handed hurler Maria Griffin 11 strikeouts versus st. Ursula Junior right hander Amy Griffin a lot of mental and physical errors. There were a lot of players new to learn and new to losing one of is key pitchers Julie Siegman 7-7 record last Yea to an automobile Accident injury after one game into the season did not help matters either. A Young squad with no seniors it is comprised of six juniors four sophomores and four freshmen. Sophomore designated matter Christie Hassan led in batting with a .467 including four triples followed by. Sophomore third baseman Liz Tobias a .410, Sophomore second baseman Kitty Guckenberger a .370 18 stolen base Junior Pitcher Betsy Quinn a .324 she hurled All five of the teams win Junior shortstop Karin Andersons .303, and Sophomore Catcher Kristin Kendall a .224. Would be made a mint a he commented. Their Campaign ended with a 22-3 a thumping by no. I seeded Georgetown in the class a sectionals. He mentioned three key players who showed Promise Junior second baseman Suzie Breen .612 batting average Sophomore third baseman Christine Falls .500 and Junior outfielder shortstop Jamie Simon .412. Summit will lose just two to graduation Center fielder Julie Kelley and right fielder Annie stautberg. A looking ahead to next year he said a a they la be a very very Nice reflecting on is last team Esquibel commented a they were the easiest team to work with in my memory. They Are the ones who be come up and learn the dinner and dancing to the sounds of the Wes Neal orchestra. For information Contact either Dennis Dorr at 871-8234, Dick Kohls at 871-2157, Bob Clark at 321-2086 or athletic director Terry Meinking at 751-2667. Junior Catcher and co Captain k Ai Cap Salter a Best on base percen Ellie Longeway a excellent All player senior co leeway around playe Captain and shortstop Erica Tage Sophomore second baseman Maria Kroell Sophomore third baseman Kate Clawson Sophomore Center fielder Amy Kulhavik and Semor first baseman Mary Sci i an. Seven Hills a another sixth year coach Tom Betts also had to witness a five win season. The stingers were stung themselves 14 times. Their Miami Valley conference record was a lacklustre 3-10. V seven Hills a season with the exception of one makeup game with landmark Christian remaining ended with a disastrous 31-10 class a sectional tournament defeat to Fayetteville Perry May 11. Assessing the Long Campaign Betts commented a there were Summit country Day the Silver knights under seventh year coach Diego Esquibel did no to joust very Well As evidenced by a 3-10 Overall record including a 2-8 Miami Valley conference Mark. According to Esquibel who is not planning to coach softball next year his squad was a a injury plagued. A As Many As 10 players have incurred injuries. Not once in the entire season was he Able to Field a consistent lineup. A if we had a team doctor he Mariemont the season was not kind to the warriors who experienced their first Campaign team. As an official regulation last year they were Only club status. Taking Over the reins was first year head coach Vickie Hendricks a 1982 Mariemont Grad and a three year softball player for Northern Kentucky University hit .550 As a Sophomore. Hendricks who plays for Miller Lite in the Northside a rights of Columbus league during the summer will have 10 returning next year from this 2-13 squad 2-12 in the Cincinnati Hills league. A a it was disappointing to say. The least a she said. Hendricks said Mariemont had a tendency to give up the big inning and suffered weak mating. Another Factor was Lack of leadership. A there was no player who would take control of things a she said. Another Tang she noticed was that in her Opi non a a lot of Good talented ballplayers at Mariemont Are not playing softball a she stressed a i got to have More v next year Hendricks plans to emphasize fundamentals More especially involving game situations for example a where to throw the Ball with one three senior starters will graduate. They Are left Center fielder Mary Maness .407left fielder Wendy Heath .355 and Catcher Kim Rosselot .250. She praised a he play of jurors Renee Hammond a second baseman and Janette Gerros. A Pitcher and freshman Pitcher Micki Thompson. She described Sophomore shortstop Kelly corns a performance As she it .300 in the last three games of the season she went on a tear mating 8-for-9, including three triples three doubles and one Homer. Corns according to Hendricks has a an excellent ill books you la love. Little professor Book Center Hyde Park Plaza 871-2030 a Arbitron Winter �?T87-cin. Metro adults 78 6a-7p . Summering at Northern summer semester 1987 Northern Kentucky University a intersession May 13 june 2 a first five week session june 3 july 17 a eight week session june 3 july 28 a second five week session july 8 August 11 registration for the above sessions will be conducted according to the following schedules first five week eight week and second five week sessions University Center second floor Highland Heights Campus May 27, 28 May 27 All classifications intersession registration Center a 301 Highland Heights Campus april 2� May 5 monday thursday a a 8 15 . 6 15 . Friday 8 15 . 4 30 .location the main Campus of Northern Kentucky University is situated along . Highway 27 in Highland Heights 7 Miles Southeast of Cincinnati Ohio the University College Campos is located at 1401 Dixie Highway in Covington 4 Miles South of Cincinnati. Northern is served by interstate highways 71, 74, 75, 275, and 471�?z a a u Mhz Hahl g of d c by by Babi 9 00 . 10 00 . 11 00 . 12 00 noon 1 00 . 2 00 . 3 00 . 4 00 . 5 00 . 6 00 . 10 00 . 11 00 . 12 00 noon 1 00 . 2 00 . 3 00 . 4 00 . 5 00 . 6 00 . 7 00 . May 28 All classifications a 9 00 . 10 00 . ,y,z 10 00 a. I. 11 00 . To a 11 00 . 12 00 noon so so 12 00 noon 1 00 . Sas 1 00 . 2 00 . R 2 00 . 3 00 . Pm 3 00 . 4 00 . N,0 4 00 . 5 00 . Mimz 5 00 . 6 00 . A my 6 00 pm. 7 00 . Second five week session University Center second floor Highland Heights Campus july 2 july 2 All classifications al 9 00 . 9 30 . A i a 9 30 . 10 00 . G 10 00 . 10 30 . Of 10 30 . 11 00 . D 11 00 . 11 30 . C 11 30 . 12 00 noon a a 12 00 noon 12 30 . .y.z 12.30 . 1 00 . To a 1 00 . 1 30 . S 1 30 . 2 00 . R 2 00 . 2 30 . Pm 2 30 . 3 00 . 3 00 . 3 30 . M 3 30 . 4 00 pm. Tuition rates undergraduate Kentucky residents/$42 per semester hour non residents a 120 per semester hour graduate Kentucky residents/$60 per semester hour non-residents/$176 per semester hour Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights Kentucky 41�76 to request More information and a schedule of classes it phone the office of admissions at 572-5220

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