The Adrian Blackhawks were on the road Friday, December 19 to Lone Jack as they closed out the 2014 portion of the season. Adrian fell to the Mules 54-58. Coach Basore commented, “We played well but struggled to make shots late in the game.”
Saturday, January 3rd Adrian played their first game of the new year on the campus of Central Missouri University against the Clinton Cardinals. The Blackhawks were defeated 52-60. “We worked really hard to get back into the game, but we couldn’t convert on free throws down the stretch,” stated Coach Basore.
On December 19th and 20th, 2014 the Adrian Blackhawks wrestling team was hosted by Wentworth Military Academy for the Battle of Lexington. This was a very large tournament comprised strictly of 1A class wrestling teams from Missouri. All of Adrian’s wrestlers fought hard, despite illness and injuries, and Adrian brought home three medals.
New officers were recently installed at the Masonic Lodge, Crescent Hill Lodge #368 in Adrian and new members are petitioning. All brothers are invited to attend regularly scheduled meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. All members of Crescent Hill Lodge, active or inactive, are encouraged to attend and participate.
James Edward Bourland passed away at Overland Park Regional Medical Center on Dec. 30, 2014. Jim was born October 11, 1951 and grew up in Harrisonvile. The family is having a memorial at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church on Jan 4th, 2014 and his ashes will be interred at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler.