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Morris named Peru Tribune Softball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Maconaquah’s 2018 season may not have seen the team record as many wins as it would have liked but that was not for a lack of effort from Holly Morris, who led the TRC in batting average (.562), hits (50), triples (6), on-base percentage (.594), slugging (.887) and on-base plus slugging (1.482), as well as being one of the best defensive catchers in the conference, earning her the nod as Peru Tribune Softball Player of the Year.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Wins haven’t come easy for Maconaquah’s softball program over the years. The lack of victories didn’t deter several members of the team from having very solid seasons, even if the results didn’t always

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Sedwick looks to help keep Trine moving forward

CHARGED UP: Maconaquah graduate Aaron Sedwick (C) opted to continue his football playing days with Trine University starting in the fall of the 2018-19 school year. With Sedwick at the signing was (L to R) former Maconaquah assistant football coach Keith Stipes and mother Sandi Blake.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com Aaron Sedwick’s first two years at Maconaquah saw the Braves reach a 6-4 mark before reverting to a 2-8 mark the team been mired in for five of the last nine football seasons. Trine University was in a similar rut in th

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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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