The Plymouth Cloverleaf Club held a meeting March 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Center. Demonstrations were done by Rebecca & Natalie Hueske and Hannah and Kenzie Strein.
Old Business included making sure everyone gets their Diamond Clover Sheets and enrollment forms turned in by April 1st. Applications are out for Camp Renegade. The Public Speaking contest is April 21st. There will be a baby sitting clinic in Fairbury on April 21st.
New Business: Livestock Quality Assurance is online and needs to be completed by June 16th for anyone exhibiting livestock. We will be filling Easter Eggs on Friday April 18th at 9 am at the Community Center. This years county fair is July 10-13 and the theme is Fair FeverCatch it!
The club also decorated sugar cookies during the meeting and delivered them to residents around town as part of the Bake and take project.
The family of Jack and Jean Sobotka would like to congratulate them on 45 years of marriage. They were married at Zion Lutheran Church near Tobias, NE on April 5, 1969. Together, they have three children and eight grandchildren. Wishing you many more Harley-riding years together! We love you!
Photo caption: Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News
Tatro Chiropractic donated $435 to the Fairbury Athletic Complex for three-point baskets made during varsity Jeffs and Lady Jeffs basketball games this past season. Leading shooters were Sydnie Schmidt and Spencer Feldkamp.
A combined total of five first place finishes were turned in by the Diller-Odell and Meridian track teams at the Turkey Creek Relays held April 1 on the Friend High School track.
The Lady Griffins placed fifth out of 10 teams, scoring 35 points.
Diller-Odells duo of Sarah Schmidt and Madison Hajek won the gold medal in the girls high jump with a combined height of 9-02.00.
Delanie Vitosh and Paige Vitosh came away with a third place finish in the discus with a combined distance of 174-02.
Sixth place finishes were posted by the duos of Erin Saathoff and Paige Arnold in the triple jump with a mark of 53-07.25 and Theresa Zarybnicky and Delanie Vitosh combined for a distance of 56-03.50 in the shotput.
Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.com Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-NewsPIONEER CONFERENCE SELECTIONS Seven Diller-Odell basketball players were chosen by coaches to the Pioneer Conference basketball teams. Kneeling (l-r), are Josie Vitosh, Sarah Schmidt, Mckenzie Gydesen, and Erin Saathoff. Standing (l-r), are Ely Hroch, Alek Klepper, and Brady McMurray.
Seven Diller-Odell roundball players were chosen by coaches to the Pioneer Conference basketball teams.
Seniors Erin Saathoff and Sarah Schmidt were named to the girls second team.
Saathoff averaged 9.7 points per game, 3.1 assists per contest and hit 34 percent on her three-point shots.
Schmidt averaged 9.2 points per game and led the team in rebounding averaging 7.1 rebounds per contest.
Additional second team selectees were Taylor Cockerill, Sterling, Jenny Lawver, Friend, and Sam Heng of Lourdes Central Catholic.