2016 BLAKESLEE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW CHAMPIONS … Area youth brought their best shooting game to compete at the annual Blakeslee Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest held Sunday, January 24 at Edon High School Gymnasium. Thirty-seven boys and girls, ages nine through fourteen, were allowed three practice shots before attempting fifteen consecutive free throws in the contests. Receiving the highest score in each category and named 2016 Local Champions were, from left, front row: Natalie Wofford (Girls Age 9), Max Radabaugh (Boys Age 9), Jade Wiley (Girls Age 10), John Goebel (Boys Age 10), Mallory Wofford (Girls Age 11), Ian Hickman (Boys Age 11), and back row: Olivia Mitchell (Girls Age 12), Drew Gallehue (Boys Age 12), Tatum Schaffter (Boys Age 14), Jordan Runyan (Girls Age 14), McKenna Hickman (Girls Age 13). Each winner advanced to the District Free Throw Competition held Sunday, January 31 at Edgerton High School Gymnasium.
2016 BLAKESLEE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW PARTICIPANTS … Competing in the annual Blakeslee K of C Local Free Throw Championship on January 24 were ~ in no particular order ~ Riley Bloir, Alea Brandt, Jenny Cook, Terran Dunbar, Drew Gallehue, John Goebel, Emma Hickman, Ian Hickman, McKenna Hickman, Bree Hug, Cassius Hulbert, Cohen Hulbert, Austin Kiess, Carlie Kiess, Dylan Mason, Olivia Mitchell, Caden Nester, Anna Northrup, Zayne Oberlin, Konnor Prince, Claire Radabaugh, Max Radabaugh, Ashton Rice, Jordan Runyan, Kelby Sapp, Kyler Sapp, Tatum Schaffter, Cameron Siebenaler, Connor Towers, Kerrin Towers, Jarrett Trausch, Peyton Trausch, Natasha Warner, Naudia Warner, Jade Wiley, Mallory Wofford and Natalie Wofford. Each shooter “extraordinaire” received a certificate and specially-designed tee shirt from the Council for participating.
(Information provided by Blakeslee Knights of Columbus Council #3883.)