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Summer league a chance for Braves to impress on court

ORDER: Maconaquah volleyball head coach Jessica Metcalf (Second L) gives out instructions during Tuesday night’s volleyball league games. Metcalf returns to coach the varsity squad after a year coaching the eighth-grade volleyball team at Maconaquah Middle School.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Inside the auxiliary gym at Maconaquah High School, the three gym floors were a constant buzz of motion and action as three-on-three basketball and summer volleyball league swarmed about. There was hardly any down time and no

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Hanaway adds scoring touch to Trine University soccer

THUNDEROUS SHOT: North Miami graduate Connor Hanaway (Front Row C) opted to continue his soccer playing days with Trine University in the fall of the 2018-19 school year. With Hanaway at the signing was (L to R) (Front Row) mother and North Miami boys’ soccer assistant coach Tricia, father Michael, (Back Row) North Miami boys’ soccer head coach Olman Sanchez, younger brother Zane and older brother Jacob.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com If a college was looking for a way to help rebuild a men’s soccer team and needed a goal-scoring touch, adding a player that netted 103 times for his high school would be a boon for the program. The goal scoring injecti

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Peru takes new direction with Roettger in charge

KEEPING THE LINK: Peru volleyball head coach Dennett Roettger (C) talks with participants at the Peru girls’ basketball and volleyball skills camp last week. Roettger, who will be taking charge of the varsity volleyball team this year, worked with some of the same athletes she will be coaching as Peru Elementary volleyball coordinator over the past eight years and said she was eager to work with them once again.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Peru’s last three volleyball sectional tiles came from 1993-95, a drought of 22 years heading into the 2018 season. In order to find a way back to the glory days of the mid-90s, the Tigers turned to a player from the sa

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Busy week for Peru basketball and volleyball campers

SISTER ACT: Maci Grund (Back) tries to get a layup to fall while older sister Mallori Grund (Front) watches on during a competition at the Peru girls’ basketball and volleyball skills camp this week.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Mornings were busy at Peru High School this past week. Construction around the school meant a stretch of Broadway Street was always occupied by traffic. The track was filled by the EastPointe Bible Church running camp wh

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Summer basketball camps lights up Tig-Arena

PULL IT DOWN: Trevi Hillman (Second L) pulls down a rebound during a five-v-five game at the Peru boys’ basketball summer skills camp. Campers put their skills to the test during games at the end of each practice, showing off what they learned each day.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Summer afternoons may be a time for enjoying the warmth of the outdoors or splashing around in the pool but for at least one week, around 90 boys were working away on their basketball skills inside the Tig-Arena. The Peru Hig

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