Junior Fair BBQ again a big success Beulah B James Senior Profile: Josie Myers Lady Indians place second at Ohio Classic in Hillsboro MVCA dominates Greyhounds in 45-0 triumph For Lady Devils, SHAC streak goes to 55 matches 9/11: Sixteen years later Gertrude Gibson Defender Bowl coming Sept. 16 Joyce A Walker Virginia R Young Senior Profile: Abby Campton West Union hosts 2017 Dragon Run New gridiron history begins for Peebles Trout, fire, and blueberry fields forever Senior Profile: Baylee Justice Lady Devils win SHAC thriller at Eastern Brown From Blue Creek to the Beaneaters Tough loss for Greyhounds in season opener Turning tragedy into hope What we learn from failure Absolutely had to get the wrinkles out Frances S Kidder Leo Trotter 41st Bentonville Festival set to begin Sept. 8 Winchester celebrates its history during three-day street fair Cruisefest returning to streets of Peebles Blue Creek- a community in transition honors its history and heritage Cuteness Galore – Winchester Homecoming Festival Baby Show Ronnie L Day Cast your vote for the Adams County Fairgrounds Nelson E Atkinson Ryan L Colvin Richard Tackett William L Tadlock Penny Pollard Wendell Beasley West Union soccer drops pair at Mason County Lady Indians go down in straight sets Senior Profile: Michael Gill Senior Profile: Katie Sandlin Royals dominate in big win over North Adams Dragons continue County Cup domination Archaeology Day returns to Serpent Mound Hourglass Quilt Square is back up again Manchester family hosts International Guests History, farming, and family- the bedrock of Cherry Fork’s community Bus drivers, emergency responders prepare for coming school year Working up a real good sweat What’s behind the motive? Rondal R Bailey Jr Thelma J Yates She’s all grown up now Scott A Yeager Soccer talent on display at 2017 SHAC preview Baseball community mourns the loss of Gene Bennett Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27 Eleanor P Tumbleson Felicity man killed in Ohio River boating accident WUHS golfers take Portsmouth Invitational It was pretty cold that day Volleyball kicks off with SHAC Preview Night Young awarded Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship One Mistake Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles Adams County school districts facing some major challenges for the coming year Family, friends, and roots: the ties that bind residents of one Adams County village What is your strength? Just the chance to take a look back Ronnie L Wolford Dale J Marshall Herbert Purvis Great American Solar Eclipse coming Aug. 21 BREAKING NEWS: West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup Wallace B Boden John L Fletcher Lady Indians golfers learning the links North Adams, West Union golfers open 2017 seasons This Labor Day, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals Local student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders MHS welcomes new principal Made in America When it feels like you’re spinning plates Bonfires and “building” a farm Lady Devils looking to take that next step 50 years of Bengal memories Ag Society delivers donation to Dragonfly Foundation Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a pair of local seniors ‘Musical passion is in his blood’ Naylor named NAHS Principal Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director Manchester concludes another River Days celebration Drug Treatment vs. Prison James R Brown Bobby Lawler Jr Adams County man charged with killing estranged girlfriend Lexie N Hopkins Volleyball, soccer previews coming this weekend Michael A Cheek

Lady Indians golfers learning the links

The 2017 Peebles girls golf squad, from left, Nicole Burns, Jessica Newman, Shay Boldman, Jasmine Francis, Katie Setty, Sarah Laxton, Brooklyn Cluxton, Tessa Gaffin, and Holly Niswander. Absent from the photo was Anna McElwee.

Herman takes over as head coach – 

Story and photo by Mark Carpenter – 

To say that new head coach Rachel Herman is taking over an inexperienced Lady Indians’ golf squad might be an understatement. Though the Peebles roster boasts an impressive 10 girls, six of them have never played the game of golf before. The Lady Indians also have to replace one of the area’s finest female golfers in recent years in the graduated Savannah McCoy, so for Coach Herman, who put together a pretty fine career of her own at West Union High School and then Wilmington College, improvement from now until season’s end is the number one goal.
“Having six players who have never played before, our team goal this year is to show enough improvement to be competitive by the time the conference tournament rolls around,” said Herman. “The fundamentals are my main focus right now because in order to get better, we need to know the fundamentals and rules of the game. It will all fall together from there.”
The 2017 Lady Indians golf roster will include: Jessica Newman, Anna McElwee, Shay Boldman, Sarah Laxton, Nicole Burns, Holly Niswander, Brooklyn Cluxton, Katie Setty, Tessa Gaffin, and Jasmine Francis.
“This is my first year coaching at Peebles but having coached in the county for the last several years, I have gotten to know most of the players,” adds Herman. “Even the girls who played last year are still pretty new to the game.”
“I know this will be a rebuilding year but the program growing and getting more girls interested in golf is a key to our success.”
The Lady Indians open their 2017 campaign on Friday, Aug. 18, hosting the North Adams Lady Devils at the Adams County Country Club.

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