OLDENBURG, Ind. — OA Girls Soccer players Sarah Wilder and Kirsten Ricke were named to the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sport Association All State teams.Wilder, who is a 4th year letter winner for the Twisters, was named to the 1st team ICGSA All State after being placed on the 2nd team last season. Wilder played in the midfield for the Twisters and played in all 17 games, scoring 9 goals with 6 assist. Wilder was also named to the District 5 North South All Star team.Ricke, a senior midfielder, was named 3rd team All State by the ICGSA. Kirsten also lettered for the fourth time for the Twisters Soccer team, and was also named to the District 5 North South All Star team. Kirsten scored 9 goals and had 8 assist this season for OA.
At the request of some city leaders in Boca Raton, the Palm Beach County City Council plans to vote on whether or not they will reopen public beaches, parks, tennis courts, and private golf courses in the area.As of Monday, these areas remain closed in Palm Beach County in an attempt to slowly the spread of the virus. Officials in Boca Raton, however, state that as long as the public continues to wear face masks and practice social distancing measures, there is no reason why they can not open some common areas.The vote to reopen parts of Boca Raton is set to take place on Tuesday night.If the request is granted, Boca Raton will join Jacksonville as two of the only cities in Florida to reopen during the pandemic. Jacksonville became the first city in Florida to reopen some public areas Friday. The city has reopened public beaches and parks during specific times throughout the day for walking, biking, hiking, fishing, running, swimming, and surfing. Despite social distancing measures still being in place, photos showed area beaches and parks packed with people. read more
STEW ALLEN New Castle was cooking as he scored 18 points to lead the Red Hurricanes to the WPIAL AAAA championship with a 55-49 win over HamptonMalik Hooker is ranked by many as the best all around basketball player in the WPIAL and he is the best player on New Castle’s (26-0) third consecutive WPIAL AAAA championship team. The Red Hurricanes beat Hampton (22-4) 55-49 Saturday night at Duquesne University’s Palumbo Center.There is no numerical measurement for pain, not in time, not in distance. But it’s safe to say the 15 members of the Hampton Talbots boy’s basketball team won’t soon recover from their agonizing loss to New Castle.Hampton jumped out to a 13-2 lead and had their site set on upsetting their nemesis. The Talbots and Red Hurricanes have become accustomed to playing each other for the WPIAL championship. This is the third year in a row that they met in the finals. read more