Morris aims for success Pomaria-Garmany’s Amanda Morris performed at the state archery tournament held in Columbia. Morris qualified for the National Archery tournament in Louisville, Ky., on May 10. Morris is seen with her coach and physical education teacher Dianne Cotney.
YMCA offers plenty for the summer NEWBERRY — The Newberry YMCA has plenty available this summer to keep everyone busy and active.
• The Newberry YMCA hosts a “Walk with Ease” program sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation June 4 through Aug. 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
This program helps people with arthritis start a walking program to help relieve the symptoms of arthritis. This program is good for anyone who would like to start a walking program....
Newberry High athletes honored at banquet NEWBERRY — More than 375 people attended the annual Newberry High School Athletic Banquet held Tuesday night in the Scott Gym.
Prior to the awards being handed out, guest speaker was Steve Coleman, a 1985 Newberry High graduate.
Receiving a full athletic basketball scholarship to Stetson University in Florida, Coleman tried out for the NBA after college.
“Of the 32 players trying out,” Coleman said, “I was the only one with a college de...
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Newberry offers summer activities for youth NEWBERRY — School’s almost out and the City of Newberry has plenty of summer activities to keep children active and out of the boredom zone.
May 6-June 7: Registration for summer baseball and softball. Baseball is for ages 9-12 and softball is for ages 9-14. Most games played weekdays. Cost: $15 for city residents, $35 for non-city residents.
June 10-13: Youth baseball camp is available to rising 8-14 year olds. Camp is held from 6 p....
Suber, Carraway make All Region NEWBERRY — Newberry Academy’s Justin Suber and Luke Carraway were voted to the All-Region baseball team by the coaches in their region.
In addition, Carraway played in the SCISA 1A-2A North-South game this past weekend. He played on the North team coached by Barry Kesler, the Academy’s baseball coach. Kesler was voted Region Coach of the Year. Carraway scored the first run of the game for the North team, which won 4-2.
Wolves will celebrate 100 years with golf classic NEWBERRY — The Newberry College football program will kick off the celebration of 100 years of Newberry football on June 29 with the inaugural Alumni Golf Classic.
The tournament will be played at the Country Club of Newberry, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and play beginning with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Registration is set at $100 per player or $400 per team, with hole sponsorships also available.
For more information, contact ...
Wolves baseball players named to All Southeast Region SALISBURY, N.C. — Newberry College’s Ryan Cranmer and Jonathan Rosenberger were named second team All-Southeast Region by the American Baseball Coaches’ Association, which was released Monday.
The award is the second all-region honor for both players this season, as the duo were among the top players in leading the Wolves to their first winning season since 1999. Both players were honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Associa...
Newberry College wrestlers succeed outside college NEWBERRY — Current Newberry College wrestler Aaron Booker and former Newberry wrestlers Zach Anderson and Karl Reed have been busy with athletic endeavors off the mat taking the spotlight.
Booker moved his athletic talents to the racquetball courts at the 2013 USARacquetball 46th Ektelon National Singles in Fullerton, Calif., on May 15-19 and came away with the national championship in the men’s 24/25A group.
In the single elimination tou...
Newberry College athletes make All Southeast Region baseball team PEMBROKE, N.C. — Newberry College’s Jonathan Rosenberger, Ryan Cranmer and Albert Baur have been named to the All-Southeast region teams as announced by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association on Sunday.
Rosenberger and Cranmer were second team honorees, while Baur was named to the third team. The trio are the first all-region honorees from Newberry since 2009, when Thomas Berryhill earned NCBWA second team honors.
4-H camps offer plethora of summer fun NEWBERRY COUNTY — Camp Wild is a residential camp held jointly by several county 4-H programs, Newberry included. This camp is held June 25 through June 27 at Chester State Park in Chester.
The camp is open to youth ages 10-14. The cost is $80 for current 4-H members and $85 for non-members. Camp activities will include fishing, nature hikes, canoeing, shooting sports, swimming, rocketry and much more. Campers must bring their own tent. Cam...
MC Middle hosts athletic banquet PROSPERITY —The Mid-Carolina Middle School held its 2012-13 athletic banquet May 16 for all athletes. Awards are as follows:
Seventh grade football team winners
• Best Offensive Lineman - Will Morse
• Best Defensive Lineman - Miles Dewalt
• Best Offensive Back - Reginial Gallman
• Best Defensive Back - Jalen Bates-Caldwell
• Most Valuable Player - Cade Ruff
• Rebel Award - Jacob Harmon
• Highest Academic Average - Jackson S...
NC women golfers named to all district McLEAN, Va. — Newberry College women’s golfers Lisa Brandl and Julia Daneshfar were named 2013 Capital One Academic All-District, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday.
Daneshfar earns her second consecutive CoSIDA Academic All-District honor in the at large category, while Brandl earns the honor for the first time. Both student-athletes advance to the Academic All-America ballot, with that team announced in...
Region 2 baseball team consists of 9 Newberry County athletes NEWBERRY COUNTY — The following athletes were named to the 2013 Region II AA All-region baseball team, which consists of nine Mid-Carolina and Newberry High student athletes as well as student athletes from nearby counties.
Pitchers: Parker Little, Newberry High School; Hunter Hill, Mid-Carolina High School; and Isaiah Fuqueron, Ninety Six High School.
Catchers: Joseph Chaney, Ninety Six High School; Duncan Crotwell, Mid-Carolina High Sch...
Bulldogs place 8th at state golf championship NEWBERRY — The Newberry High School golf team played for the state championship on Monday and Tuesday at The Indian River Country Club of Columbia. Bishop England came in first with a score of 615 in the 36-hole contest and no other team was close. The Bulldogs came in eighth out of the 16 teams that participated.
Newberry finished the season 15-2 and second in the region behind Saluda.
“Zach Sherman, Caleb Hedgepeth, Sloan Hazel, Clayton...
Newberry begins tennis camp registration NEWBERRY — The City of Newberry Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is taking applications for its summer tennis camps.
Children ages 6 and up are eligible to participate in the camps that will be held June 17 through June 20, as well as July 15 through July 18. The two camps will be held at the Newberry College tennis courts. The camp will run from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
The registration fee is $75 per person. For more information ...
Elyssa Parnell Staff WriterThe Newberry Observer