The 2014 Archie High School Courtwarming candidates, all seniors, are pictured. Front row, left to right: Jordan Gaddie, Leslie Iseman, Sarah Gilbreath and Ilse Bennenbroek. Back row, left to right: Levi Yarbrough, Ceasar Swigart, Boston Dickerson and Joey Wheeler.
The King and Queen will be crowned this Friday, January 24, when the Whirlwinds take on the Miami Eagles.
World War II veteran Robert Leroy Harper served in the United States Army. In recognition of his service, Harper was presented a certificate of appreciation from Adrian VFW Post 1935 Commander Tim Hummel at Adrian Manor Nursing Home on January 15. Following the presentation, Harper received a salute from the group of VFW members in attendance.
Harper comes from Osceola, MO but will be residing with his daughter here in Adrian.
During the weekend of January 3 and 4, 2014, Hunter Chamberlain and Sara Geringer (pictured) attended the High School All-District Band Clinic at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg. Both students went through a rigorous audition in November in order to be selected to be a part of the All-District Honorable Mention Band. They were selected out of many of the best high school band students from over 20 schools of different size enrollments within the district.
Six Adrian Jr. High band members were selected to participate in the Jr. High All-District band clinic and concert on Saturday, January 11, 2014. These students were selected along with over 250 other of the best band students within the district.
Five of the students were in the 7th grade Honor Band under the direction of Keely Abeln from the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles, MO. Under the direction of Ann Goodwin Clark, recent Director at Park Hill High School, 8th grader Andrew Steward participated in the 8th Grade Honor Band.
On December 19, the Blackhawks traveled to Hale Arena in Kansas City to participate in the USA Wrestling Duals. Their opponents for the first meet were the Carrollton Trojans. The Blackhawks fell to the Trojans 45-33.
The second match of the night pitted the Blackhawks against the Lawson Cardinals. The Blackhawks also fell to the Cardinals 46-28.
Right: Tommy Weeks vs. Carrollton
Far right: Dakota Jones vs. Lawson