Otter Plunge 2014

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Submitted Otter Plunge The Otter Plunge at Olympia, Ill, was held on October 11-12. Pictured (top) from left to right are: Sofia Nuzzo 10 & U 3rd , Noah Spain 10 & U 4th place. Not pictured  is Ava Shriver, 8 & U, 2nd place. Pictured (bottom) from left to right are: Connor Russell, open, 3rd; Aiden Short 11-12, 5th; Bryce King, open, 1st, Grant King, open, 2nd, Brynna Sentel, open, 1st, McKenna Kull, open, 2nd,  Natalie Drury, open, 4th. Not pictured is Charlie Goss, open, 6th.

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Otter Plunge
The Otter Plunge at Olympia, Ill, was held on October 11-12. Pictured (top) from left to right are: Sofia Nuzzo 10 & U 3rd , Noah Spain 10 & U 4th place. Not pictured is Ava Shriver, 8 & U, 2nd place. Pictured (bottom) from left to right are: Connor Russell, open, 3rd; Aiden Short 11-12, 5th; Bryce King, open, 1st, Grant King, open, 2nd, Brynna Sentel, open, 1st, McKenna Kull, open, 2nd, Natalie Drury, open, 4th. Not pictured is Charlie Goss, open, 6th.

Sullivan Volleyball Awards 2014

Submitted by Krista Smith Sullivan Volleyball Awards The Sullivan volleyball team held their awards banquet November 4 at the Sullivan Country Club. Award winners included, from left to right: Offensive and defensive blocking awards Brittin Boyer with 140 kills and 43 blocks; defensive digging award Emily Neuhauser with 228 digs; Lady Redskin award Kailyn Boyer; most assists Abby Elzy with 134 assists; most aces: Alyssa Marshall with 25 aces; and team manager: Becca Pratt. Boyer and Neuhauser were also the team’s only all-conference selections, being named to the CIC all-conference second-team.

Submitted by Krista Smith
Sullivan Volleyball Awards
The Sullivan volleyball team held their awards banquet November 4 at the Sullivan Country Club. Award winners included, from left to right: Offensive and defensive blocking awards Brittin Boyer with 140 kills and 43 blocks; defensive digging award Emily Neuhauser with 228 digs; Lady Redskin award Kailyn Boyer; most assists Abby Elzy with 134 assists; most aces: Alyssa Marshall with 25 aces; and team manager: Becca Pratt. Boyer and Neuhauser were also the team’s only all-conference selections, being named to the CIC all-conference second-team.

Sullivan Golf Awards 2014

Submitted by Krista Smith Sullivan Golf Awards The Sullivan golf teams held their awards banquet November 3 at the Sullivan Country Club. Award winners included, from left to right: Sam Mulligan, boys’ most valuable player, all-conference medalist; Tommy Schibur, boys’ most improved player; Alexis Matlock, girls’ most valuable player; Hannah Elzy, girls’ most improved player.

Submitted by Ben Richter
Sullivan Golf Awards
The Sullivan golf teams held their awards banquet November 3 at the Sullivan Country Club. Award winners included, from left to right: Sam Mulligan, boys’ most valuable player, all-conference medalist; Tommy Schibur, boys’ most improved player; Alexis Matlock, girls’ most valuable player; Hannah Elzy, girls’ most improved player.

Windsor FFA Attend Greenhand Quiz Bowl

Submitted Windsor FFA Attend Greenhand Quiz Bowl On October 15, five Windsor FFA freshman members competed against other Section 16 teams in the Greenhand Quiz Bowl contest. This contest tests the members’ knowledge of FFA history, important figures, and terminology in agriculture. The team placed 6th overall. Team members consisted of, from left to right: Tristan Boehm, Gage Sattler, Whitney Pepperdine, Brad Farmer, and Gavin Bennett.

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Windsor FFA Attend Greenhand Quiz Bowl
On October 15, five Windsor FFA freshman members competed against other Section 16 teams in the Greenhand Quiz Bowl contest. This contest tests the members’ knowledge of FFA history, important figures, and terminology in agriculture. The team placed 6th overall. Team members consisted of, from left to right: Tristan Boehm, Gage Sattler, Whitney Pepperdine, Brad Farmer, and Gavin Bennett.

Beef Roundup 2014

Photo by RR Best Beef-Roundup! Fire chief Mike Piper digs in on a ribeye sandwich last Friday during the Sullivan IGA Beef Roundup, which pitted Sullivan Fire vs. Sullivan Police. The former won, devouring nine sandwiches. 

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Beef-Roundup!
Fire chief Mike Piper digs in on a ribeye sandwich last Friday during the Sullivan IGA Beef Roundup, which pitted Sullivan Fire vs. Sullivan Police. The former won, devouring nine sandwiches. 

SHS Homecoming Court 2014

Photo by Kevin Sesko SHS Homecoming Court 2014 Sullivan’s homecoming coronation will take place during half time at Friday night’s football game. The student council hosted dance, themed Neon Lights, will take place from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Pictured is this year’s Sullivan High School’s homecoming court. Back row, from left to right, are: senior attendants Emily Neuhauser, Shawn Cody, Nicholas Cravatta, Dakota Clayton, Levi Nadler, and Drew Harris. Front row: Bailey Root (freshman), Hannah Moody (senior), Heather Cody (senior), Heidi Clements (junior), Jadeyn Land (senior), Tori Murphy (senior), and Abby Williams (sophomore).

Photo by Kevin Sesko
SHS Homecoming Court 2014
Sullivan’s homecoming coronation will take place during half time at Friday night’s football game. The student council hosted dance, themed Neon Lights, will take place from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4.
Pictured is this year’s Sullivan High School’s homecoming court. Back row, from left to right, are: senior attendants Emily Neuhauser, Shawn Cody, Nicholas Cravatta, Dakota Clayton, Levi Nadler, and Drew Harris. Front row: Bailey Root (freshman), Hannah Moody (senior), Heather Cody (senior), Heidi Clements (junior), Jadeyn Land (senior), Tori Murphy (senior), and Abby Williams (sophomore).

ALAH FFA Attends State FFA Horse Judging

Submitted ALAH FFA Attends State FFA Horse Judging The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond FFA chapter went to its first career development event of the school year. Darian Hays, Katie Gingerich, Kayley LaGrou, and Isaac Ashenfelter left at 5 a.m. to travel all the way to Black Hawk College in Kewanee to judge eight classes of horses in the State Horse Judging Contest with 214 other students.  The ALAH FFA Chapter was part of the 63 schools that did the non-reasons classes. Other students that were in the reasons classes later gave a presentation about how they judged the horses. The ALAH students judged four riding classes and four halter classes. The halter classes were judged only on their physical appearance and how they trotted. The riding classes involved judging horses on complicated riding patterns.   The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond FFA Chapter earned a B rating and a red ribbon, and Hays had the best score of 338.

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ALAH FFA Attends State FFA Horse Judging
The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond FFA chapter went to its first career development event of the school year. Darian Hays, Katie Gingerich, Kayley LaGrou, and Isaac Ashenfelter left at 5 a.m. to travel all the way to Black Hawk College in Kewanee to judge eight classes of horses in the State Horse Judging Contest with 214 other students.
The ALAH FFA Chapter was part of the 63 schools that did the non-reasons classes. Other students that were in the reasons classes later gave a presentation about how they judged the horses. The ALAH students judged four riding classes and four halter classes. The halter classes were judged only on their physical appearance and how they trotted. The riding classes involved judging horses on complicated riding patterns.
The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond FFA Chapter earned a B rating and a red ribbon, and Hays had the best score of 338.

Smyser Christian Welcomes New Pastor

Submitted Smyser Christian Welcomes New Pastor Dan Fultz has become the senior minister at Smyser Christian Church which serves the Moultrie, Shelby and Coles county area. Fultz began his ministry at the age of 17 when he served as a volunteer junior high leader at his home church, the Blanchard Church of Christ, in Blanchard, Penn. He completed his undergraduate work at Milligan College in Johnson City, Tenn. and received his Masters of Divinity in 2014 from Emmanuel Christian Seminary, also in Johnson City. With 10 years of ministry experience, Fultz has served congregations in Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland. His experience ranges from youth and children’s ministry to hospital chaplaincy and prison ministry and small rural churches to suburban mega-churches. He and his wife Lauren are the parents of two children.

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Smyser Christian Welcomes New Pastor
Dan Fultz has become the senior minister at Smyser Christian Church which serves the Moultrie, Shelby and Coles county area.
Fultz began his ministry at the age of 17 when he served as a volunteer junior high leader at his home church, the Blanchard Church of Christ, in Blanchard, Penn. He completed his undergraduate work at Milligan College in Johnson City, Tenn. and received his Masters of Divinity in 2014 from Emmanuel Christian Seminary, also in Johnson City. With 10 years of ministry experience, Fultz has served congregations in Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland. His experience ranges from youth and children’s ministry to hospital chaplaincy and prison ministry and small rural churches to suburban mega-churches. He and his wife Lauren are the parents of two children.