The Adrian First Baptist Church is celebrating a milestone this weekend. The church dates back a century and a half with 125 years of that, in Adrian. The community is invited to join in the four day celebration which begins Sunday, September 9 and runs through Wednesday, September 12.
The Adrian Fire Department’s annual Boot Block for Muscular Dystrophy far exceeded expectations. Last year, Adrian Fire Fighters raised about $3,400 for the cause. This year, as of Monday morning, September 3, the amount raised was $3,725.52.
The Adrian Volunteer Fire Department will hold its fifth annual 9-11 Memorial Observance on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 and it is hoped the community will take part in the service. All activities begin at 7 p.m. with a procession of emergency vehicles from many agencies in surrounding communities. A flyover by the Life Flight Air Ambulance helicopter is also scheduled during the procession time.
The Adrian Lady Blackhawks volleyball team opened their 2007 season with a double dual at home. Other teams participating were the Miami Lady Eagles and the Drexel Lady Bobcats. The Lady Blackhawks began play against the Lady Eagles. They took the match with scores of 25-10 and 25-18.
The Adrian Blackhawks opened the 2007 football season at the new Adrian Athletic Complex last Friday night with a 42-0 victory over the visiting Butler Bears. It was reported that a crowd of almost 2,000 was on hand to experience the beginning of a new Blackhawk tradition. Russell Hahs was the leading rusher with 169 yards on 14 carries. Josh Hubbard carried the ball 9 times for 92 yards and Tyler Lincoln recorded 47 yards on 8 carries. Adrian had 239 yards rushing on 39 carries and completed 4 of 5 passes for 54 yards. The Blackhawks held the Bears to 35 total yards.