Lawn Party for the Centennial Court
A lawn party was given by Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Courtney in honor of the Centennial Court on Sunday July 19 from 7:30 to 9:30.
The 1870 atmosphere was carried out completely with the honored guests and their escorts arriving at the lawn party in their centennial attire. Mr. and Mrs. Courtney and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Murawski welcomed each girl and her escort as they escaped reality to see what an old fashioned lawn party was like. The highlight of the event was the dancing of the Virginia Reel.
Mrs. Courtney and Mrs. Murawski attended the serving table which was accented in green and white and topped by individual cake servings bearing the centennial dates – 1870-1970.
Those attending the party were; Miss Barb Matney and Mitchell Peppers, Miss Elaine Harris and Larry Rose, Miss Diana Brinton and Rich Ernsberger, Miss Leanna Hyatt and Keith Williams, Miss Janell Harrington and Darryl Walters, Miss Susan Pack and Vernon Pike, Miss Barb Johnson and Rick Temple, Miss Jean Ann Williams and Rick Pack, Miss Marilyn Crouse and Jim Hawk, Miss Marianne Ingle and Craig Bottorff, Miss Betty Horn and Terry Musser, Miss Lona Thornton and Gary Jackson, Miss Donna Everett and Gary Helberg, Miss Irene Shanks and Dan Price, Miss Beth Rowland and John Hixson, Miss Sheri Grooms and David Kerns, Miss Kathy Bowers and Brint Connett, Miss Regina West and Larry Grier, Miss Jennifer Snyder, Miss Debi Lawson, Miss Jan West and Miss Kathy Tanner.
Each girls and her escort were presented a small memory of the event by Mr. and Mar. Courtney as they left the lawn party.
UNDEFEATED T-BALL TEAM...Plattsburg II finished their season with a 8-0-2 overall record. Pictured front row, left to right are, Beth Witt, Shannon Layton, Dawn Grayson, Erica Carter, Laura Murphy, Angela Grayson.
Second row, Onica Blanton, Carrie Jacobs, Thersa Latier, Erin Rider, Colleen Finnegan. Back row, Linda Witt, head coach, Eric Carter, assistant coach, and Mary Busch, assistant coach.
Plattsburg T-Ball Finishes 8-0-2 Record
The Plattsburg II Girls T-Ball team have finished their season with a 8-0-2 record.
The girls started their season with a 32-30 win over Gower. They continued with wins against Plattsburg I, Lathrop I & II, Lawson II and Platte City I & II. They tied games with Lawson I and Gower. In T-Ball ties are not played off.
What made this team really outstanding was that only two girls were returning players. The girls were Thresa Latier whose position was pitcher and Beth Witt who was catcher. Both girls played great ball with Thresa having a home run against Lathrop and Beth keeping home safe and stopping several runs.
Playing infield positions were Erin Rider who played 1st base and caught several balls as short stop. 2nd base was Shannon Layton. Both of these girls made several outs at these positions.
Playing short stop was Carrie Jacobs and on 3rd base was Onica Blanton. Carrie caught several outs and Onica also has a home run against Lathrop.
Playing rover was Dawn Grayson. Dawn kept the hole between pitcher and 1st safe, making several outs also.
In the outfield was Angela Grayson who played right field and did an excellent job backing 1st base, in center field was Laura Murphy and Erica Carter, both these girls took turns backing 2nd base and getting the balls from the outfield to home. In left field was Colleen Finnegan. Colleen got the ball home to stop several runs.
Helping the girls also cheering them on were Coach Linda Witt, Assistant Coach Mary Busch and helping keep things in order in the dugout was Eric Carter. Eric’s business, Carter’s Welding was our team sponsor.
These girls did a tremendous job playing ball and just having a great time.
The girls were honored with a picnic and trophies given by their parents.
They are now getting ready to play in the girls T-Ball tournament in Gower. The tournament will be at 6:30 p.m. the evenings of the 5th, 6th, and 7th of July. Everyone is welcome to come and cheer them on.