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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Medill's Musings: Wonderful finish to men’s basketball

  • We had a great men’s basketball championship evening.
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  • Do not forget those players that are new to either youth baseball or softball and who are in the 9-10 or 11-13 age brackets will have their skills testing this Saturday.
    The boys will be held at 2 p.m. on field No. 2 at Sportsfield and the girls will be at 3 p.m. on field No. 3 at Sportsfield.
    * We had a great men’s basketball championship evening.
    The evening started with the Zeck Ford 3 Point Shoot-out. Dru Wheatcroft won $75 by hitting eight of 24 shots in 60 seconds.
    In second place winning $50 was Ellison Edmonds as he connected on seven of 23 shots.
    Third place and $25 went to Tony Williams who shot five of 23. Finally, winning $10 was Brandon Hildebrandt after he hit on four of 27 shots.
    Next, Boom!, was introduced for winning the 2013 winter women’s volleyball league. Sherri Schwinn accepted the plaque for the team and the other players were all introduced.
    Then, Jackie Heath provided an incredible rendition of the National Anthem, which added excitement to the pre-game ceremonies.
    Finally, the championship game saw LV Street Elite (Tuesday night champions) defeat Mutual Savings (Thursday night champions) 81-74.
    The scoring for LV Street Elite was led by Curtis Brown's 19 points, Brandon Dougherty's 18 and Justin Crutchfield's 14.
    Scoring for Mutual Savings saw Dru Crutchfield add 28, Trent Peter 19 and Corey Stephens 16.
    * Speaking of adult activities, the deadline for all adult summer activities is Monday. Late registrations will not be accepted as games will be starting in three weeks.
    We are still accepting registrations for adult men’s and women’s softball, adult coed 4-on-4 sand volleyball and adult men’s basketball.
    * I want to let everyone know that it is time to get your tickets for some live and lively entertainment on May 11.
    The Chris Burnett Quartet and also Lydia will be appearing at the Historic Hollywood Theatre in beautiful downtown Leavenworth at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at Bisque-It and cost $25.
    Also, if you prefer, you may go online at www.leavenworthconcertseries.org to order tickets as well.
    Tabor Medill is the recreation supervisor for the Leavenworth Parks and Recreation Department.

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