Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


May 18, 2013

Pirate JH track beats Jennings County

St. Leon — The Greensburg junior high track and field teams ran with Jennings County and both teams came back victorious.

“It was the last home meet of the season and it was filled with excitement! exclaimed coach Sue Burkart. Three track records were broken, replacing some outstanding athletes from the past. In the pole vault, Kirstin Hersley improved her record from last year from 6-06 to 7-0. Haleigh Reed broke a record that had not been beaten since 1995, by Natasha Jones with 5:39.4. Burkart said Reed’s new record was an impressive 5:32.86.

Greg Schroeder had a new record of 2:11.8, replacing Chris Hagerty’s from 1998 with 2:12.8.

The girls’ team was undefeated with a 5-0 record and the boys’ team was 4-1. Both teams had three meets rained out this year that they could not make up.

Girls’ Varsity results

On the girls’ side, Greensburg started competing and never looked back, beating Jennings County 86-27.

“The team has been so self-motivated this year and they continue to improve,” said Burkhart. They swept five events - 1600m, 800m, shot put, discus, pole vault.

In the hurdles, 1. Bailey Meyer 17.60 and 2. Rylie Smith 17.72; 100m 3. Valerie Busto 13.65, 1600, and 800m Haleigh Reed came in first in both with 5:32.86 and 2:35.6, respectively. Cameron Jones came in second place in both 1600 and 800m with 5:55.30 and 2:41.9. Morgan Winkler came in third in the 1600m and 800m 6:01.26 and 2:44.7. Rylie Smith came in first with 13-05 in the long jump and Valerie Busto second with 12-07.

200m 2. Rylie Smith 29.30, 3. Valeria Busto 29.39. Shot put Sydney Meyer 31-02; 2. Keirsten Lynette 30-09, 3. Gabby Burton 30-05. Discus, Lynnette 87-10, first and Gabby Burton second with 82-06.5; 3. Sydney Meyer third  74-08 with 86-01. High jump 3. Emma Hellmich 4-02. 400m 1. Bailey Meyer 1:05.88, 3. Ashlynn Meyer 1:08.96.

Pole vault 1. Kirstin Hersley 7-0, 2. Ellie Kramer 6-0.

For the relays, 4x200 relay: Rylie Smith, Ashlynn Meyer, Bailey Meyer, and Ashley Bower with 2:00.61. The 4x400 relay was won with 4:35.20 team of Ashlynn Meyer, Cameron Jones, Bailey Meyer and Haleigh Reed.

Girls’ Reserve results

Hurdles, 1. Kalya Davis, 2. Alexis Bidwell, 3. Logan Hamer.

100M, 2. Kylie Catron.

400m, 1. Haylie Ott.

800m, 1. Allie Reisman, 2. Montana Whitaker, 3. Kirstin Fong.

1600m, 1. Montana Whitaker, 2. Kirstin Fong, 3. Adrienne Horan.

4x400 Relay, Haylie Ott, Adrienne Horan, Cathy Newhart, Logan Hamer.

200m, 2. Kayla Davis, 2.Simone O’Mara.

Shot Put, 1. Kailee Kidd, 2. Rebekah Wilson 3. Madison Fields.

Discus, 1. Madison Fields, 2. Maci Heuer, 3. Kailee Kidd.

Long Jump, 1. Paige Brogan, 2. Logan Hamer, 3. Tess Leurs.

Text Only
  • Pirate track teams compete in tri meet at S. Dearborn The Greensburg track and field teams competed in a tri meet at South Dearborn Wednesday. The Pirates traveled to Aurora and competed against host South Dearborn and Jennings County, while the girls competed against South Dearborn. Greensburg's girls

    April 18, 2014

  • COUNTY DIGEST SCHEDULE Friday, April 18 ND track Charger Invitational w/ S. Dec, 4:30 ND boys golf vs Ind. Crk, S Decatur, 4:30 GB baseball vs Jennings County, 5 p.m. GB softball at Jac-Cen-Del, 5 p.m. GB boys golf vs Connersville, 5 p.m. GB track at Decatur Cent

    April 18, 2014

  • Chargers young but athletic on diamond The North Decatur baseball team will gain valuable experience this season. Several players will be seeing their first significant varsity time on the diamond under new head coach Ryan Pahl. Graduating last year were three experienced infielders in Ke

    April 18, 2014

  • spt-gb-041714 GB baseball preview PIC 2 Pirate leadership strong on diamond For another season, the Greensburg baseball team returns its core to the diamond. The Pirates, now 4-0 going into tonight's conference game against Franklin County, look to continue a successful season despite seven seniors graduating. Greensburg fin

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • spt-gb-041714 GB softball PIC Lady Pirates power past Columbus East The Greensburg varsity softball team swept a double-header Saturday against Columbus East. The Lady Pirates won the first game 5-1, highlighted by sophomore Keauna Schultz's double and two runs batted in. Greensburg scored three runs in the bottom of

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • COUNTY DIGEST SCHEDULE Thursday, April 17 GB baseball vs Franklin County, 5 p.m. GB softball at Jennings County, 5 p.m. ND baseball vs Batesville, 5:30 ND softball at Indian Creek, 5 p.m. ND boys golf vs Lawrenceburg, 4:30 SD boys golf at Milan, 4:30 SD track vs

    April 17, 2014

  • spt-gb-041614 SD softball PIC Lady Cougars host Raiders in double-header The South Decatur varsity softball team captured an early lead against South Ripley Saturday, but the visiting Raiders rallied back to win 10-2 at the Decatur County Softball Complex. After two scoreless innings, South Ripley broke through with a run

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • COUNTY DIGEST SCHEDULE Wednesday, April 16 SD softball at South Dearborn, 5:30 SD boys golf at Edinburgh, 4:30 Thursday, April 17 GB baseball vs Franklin County, 5 p.m. GB softball at Jennings County, 5 p.m. ND baseball vs Batesville, 5:30 ND softball at Indian C

    April 16, 2014

  • spt-gb-041514 GB girls tennis PIC Lady Pirate netters blank Knights in opener The Greensburg girls varsity tennis team opened the season Monday with a conference win over South Dearborn. The Lady Pirates were able to finish four of five matches before the rain forced the conclusion of the meet. Greensburg (1-0) beat the visiti

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • spt-gb-041514 GB track relays PIC Several Pirates victorious in Crossbones Relays The Greensburg track and field teams hosted the Crossbone Carnival Relays Saturday morning against Columbus North, Connersville, East Central, Madison, Oldenburg, and Pendleton Heights. The non-scoring event was an opportunity for relay teams to comp

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

NCAA Photo Roundup
Twitter Updates
NCAA Top 25
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.