Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak Harper, Hupp, Defense lead Lady Devils to fourth consecutive sectional championship West Union Elementary recognizes Students of the Month for January Second Healthy Hero awarded by Adams County Health and Wellness Coalition Coal company files to intervene in power plant closings Senior Profile: Jessica Sowards Senior Profile: Dennis Welch Dorothy E Walls Mabel Chamblin Michael R Jones Marie I Simmons Ray Johnson One thing to remember this President’s Day Adams County Deer Harvest down over 21% MLSD amends five-year budget, prepares for future with power plant closings Lady Dragons triumph in sectional opener Lady Hounds eighth graders capture SHAC Tournament title Gary L Fetters Sr Boys Sectional brackets released ‘We’re only as good as the way we treat others’ Another round of smiles Adams County Board of DD members recognized Terry L Unger 8th Grade Lady Devils ousted in tourney semis WU’s McCarty signs with Ohio Christian Joyce A Huddleson Carolyn Spires BREAKING NEWS: Peebles police search for man accused of selling marijuana-laced sweets Decision Time BBN Senior Profile: Summer Grundy Lady Devils fall to Southeastern, 56-48 Devils outlast Manchester 47-44 in double overtime Peebles holds second Hall of Fame Ceremony Senior Profile: Patrick England Sowards hits 1,000, ties PHS three-point mark County agencies prepare for sweeping budget cuts Manchester Council votes to cut police chief’s hours Wrestling debuts in Adams County Peebles Library hosts book signing As plants power down, community must step up Raymond P Dryden Alva Palmer Billie L Shoemaker Judith Long Brent A Arn Girls basketball sectional pairings announced WU’s Weeks will continue gridiron career at next level West Union JH Boys drop pair at Ripley Eighth Grade Lady Hounds roll into SHAC semi-finals Janet A Kennedy DP&L moving ahead with plans to close power plants Outreach Center in Peebles is a hub of giving River Sweep contest winners announced Gordley hits 1,000 mark, but Indians drop crucial SHAC contest to Lynchburg Manchester lifters compete at Piketon Senior Profile: Madelyn Sanders Charles L Hurd Randy Casto Bobby Strunk Dorothy J Scott Chester A Lanter Coach David Smalley picks up 500th career win at Rio Grande Dustin Holbrook Senior Profile: Camron Gordley As usual, optimism abounds on 2017 Reds Caravan Breeze, Beasley newest members of NAHS Athletic HOF Two humble men Adams County Manor Home Health Care makes road to recovery easier Don and Venita Bowles named as Outstanding Fair Supporters ‘Tip off For Tammy’ is a huge success, joint effort by two schools Husted campaign makes stop in Peebles Benefit held for double-lung transplant recipient I loved that muddy water, building in the creek Margaret E Broughton Larry A Hanson DP&L press release confirms closing of power plants Eighth grade girls showdown lives up to hype, North Adams wins in overtime, 45-43 Senior Profile: Raeanna Stamm North Adams Football sign-ups coming soon North Adams JV girls go 11-4 with win over Peebles Harper wins MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week West Union duo headed to the college gridiron Lady Devils make it 11 straight with win at Peebles Adams County residents attend Trump Inauguration A Look back at our Archives Peebles native comes home to film documentary Ohio Valley Wrestling Cub hosting home match on Jan. 31 Ruth A Branscome Velma Hughes Carol L Lewis Betty L Greiner Devils top New Boston 63-53 in finale of Coach Young Classic Lady Devils rout Eastern Pike in Young Classic

Manchester cross county sweeps meet

Both the Manchester boy’s and girl’s cross country teams took home first place in a meet at Fayetteville on Aug. 29.

In the boys race, Manchester didn’t have a single runner finish in the top 10, but ran a consistent enough race as a team to take home the top team prize as sophomore Gage Lucas finished 11th, sophomore Logan Hanson finished 13th, senior Rickey DeAtley finished 19th, sophomore Austin Stamper finished 20th and junior Brendon Kessler finished 21st.

The Manchester girls had a particularly good outing as well as junior Kelsey Friend finished second overall, junior Shyanne Tucker finished sixth, senior Amanda Farthing finished ninth, junior Lydia Lopez finished 10th, and junior Xena Crummie finished 11th.

Peebles was well represented individually by the Seas family as senior Dan Seas and his sophomore brother Matt finished first and second in the boys race and their freshman sister Jenny finished first in the girls race.

Dan Seas ran the best pace of all the participants averaging 5:02 per mile while his sister Jenny averaged a 6:02 mile to lead the girls.

Reach Charles Grove at 937-544-2391 or cgrove@civitasmedia.com.

Manchester’s Kelsey Friend placed second overall in the recent Fayetteville Invitational held on the campus of Chatfield College.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Friend.jpgManchester’s Kelsey Friend placed second overall in the recent Fayetteville Invitational held on the campus of Chatfield College. Mark Carpenter | People’s Defender
HS boys and girls win Fayetteville Invite

By Charles Grove

cgrove@civitasmedia.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2016 People's Defender