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B-2 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 The Press-Dispatch SPORTS BRIEFS Native Habitat for Game Wildlife Workshop The Pike-Gibson Cooperative Invasive Species Man- agement Area will be hosting a free workshop in partner- ship with the Pike County Soil and Water Conservation District, Gibson County Soil and Water Conservation Dis- trict, Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge, Natural Re- source Conservation Service and Southern Indiana Co- operative Invasive Management on October 30 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT at the Wirth Park Community Center in Oakland City. Talks from Samantha Dame, Natural Resource Special- ist, Julie Loehr, Watershed Coordinator, and Kaila Knies, Regional Specialist, will focus on managing invasive spe- cies and utilizing native plants to support game wildlife such as turkey, quail, waterfowl and deer. There will be a self-guided hike out at the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge following the event where participants can see in- vasive species in person and what quality native habitat looks like. Hikers may even be able to catch a glimpse of the refuge's abundant wildlife while touring the sites. There will be activities for kids and all ages are welcome. A free chili lunch will be served at the beginning of the event. To register, go to https://pgcisma_nativehabitatfor- For more information, contact Kai- la Knies at SPORTS CALENDAR THURSDAY, OCT. 14 ❚ PCMS 7th & 8th Grade Football — Tecumseh — 6:30 p.m. at Tecumseh FRIDAY, OCT. 15 ❚ PCHS Varsity Football — North Posey — 7:30 p.m. at Pike Central SATURDAY, OCT. 16 ❚ PCHS Co-ed Varsity Cross Country — IHSA A Regional — 10:30 a.m. at Prides Creek ❚ PCHS Girls' Varsity Volleyball — IHSA A Sectional — 11 a.m. at TBD TUESDAY, OCT. 19 ❚ PCMS 7th & 8th Grade Football — Tell City — 6:30 p.m. at Tell City Pictured is the Lady Charger varsity volleyball team, front row (l to r): Liberty Taylor, Alyana Sharp, Alaina McClellan, Erika Vinnedge, Jaize Mills, Delaney Welch and Emily Krieg; back row: Head Coach Stephanie Shedd, Eve Burns, Lakin Sorgius, Karley Kavanaugh, Ashlyn Shoultz, Lexie Onyett, Haylie Fulcher, Izzy Luker, Amilia Ahner, Coach Andrew Russell and Coach Jason McKinney. Photo by Matthew Haycraft LADY CHARGERS VOLLEYBALL Good Luck at Sectionals 801 East Illinois Street • Petersburg, IN 812-354-3001 • 801 E. Illinois St. Petersburg, IN 812-354-3001 P.O. Box 67, Petersburg, IN 47567 812-354-9995 | Chargers! Glezen Revival Center Go 245 S. Glezen Center St. • Petersburg • 812-354-9909 2134 E MAIN STREET, PETERSBURG | C A L L 812 - 380 - 7453 Lady Charger volleyball suffers loss to Titans By Matthew Haycraft The Pike Central girls' var- sity volleyball played at Gib- son Southern on Tuesday, Oc- tober 5. The Lady Chargers' varsity team ended up losing to Gib- son Southern 21-25, 16 -25, 23- 25. The stat leaders through the matches were: sophomore Karley Kavanaugh with 15 as- sists, one block, one dig and three aces; senior Jaize Mills with five kills, one ace and 10 digs; senior Erika Vinnedge with two aces, five kills, one dig and two blocks. The team as a whole ended the game with a total of 39 digs, seven aces and 16 kills. Head Coach Stepha- nie Shedd stated, "We just couldn't get it going for us. We were ahead in the third set but let them get too many points in a row. Jaize Mills played a great game and Ashlyn Shoul- tz was scrappy on the court." The varsity team will play against Sullivan in sectionals at Princeton on Thursday, Oc- tober 14 at 6 p.m. Lady Charger senior Erika Vinnedge tips the ball back over the net during the Pike Central varsity volleyball game against Gibson Southern on Tuesday, October 5. Photo by Scott Walden Karley Kavanaugh, Lady Charger sophomore, hits the ball back over the net during the Pike Central varsity volleyball game against Gibson Southern on Tuesday, October 5. Lady Charger senior Jaize Mills serves the ball back into play during the Pike Central varsity volleyball game against Gibson Southern on Tuesday, October 5.

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