Local roundup – November 15


Woodmen win three-way

Greenwood opened its season with victories against Roncalli and New Palestine on Tuesday. The Woodmen finished with 105 points, defeating the second-place Rebels by 14.

Ava Leininger (50 and 100 freestyle) and Grace Nuhfer (200 IM, 100 butterfly) were both double winners individually for Greenwood. Also taking individual events were Samantha Loudermilk (100 breaststroke), Alex Wilson (100 backstroke) and Faith Jackson (diving).

Leininger, Nuhfer and Loudermilk joined Caroline Marot on the winning 200-yard medley relay team.


Franklin seniors pick schools

Three Franklin athletes signed letters of intent to continue their playing careers at the collegiate level.

Rachel Kinney, a former volleyball player for the Grizzly Cubs, will play at Murray State beginning next fall. The Racers, a Division I program in Kentucky, play in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Alec MacLennan, an All-County baseball selection last spring for Franklin, will play at Judson University during the 2018-19 school year, and Javan Johnson, an All-County and All-State golfer as a junior, signed with Taylor University. Both Judson and Taylor are NAIA programs.