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  • Calendar
    Baseball•Stars Baseball Academy tryouts for 10U-13U teams, 2 p.m. Saturday behind Jorgensen YMCA; or 710-6677 or for information.
  • A friend’s inspirational trip
    He swore he’d never do this again. No way, no how, no-ma’am-I’m-really-not-that-crazy.Chris Stauffer came home that day in 1995 in less than optimum shape, after 23 days on a bike. He was 62 years old. His left hand was weak.
Adelaide Sieber, 11, and her grandfather hold a 6-pound Northern pike they caught at their family cabin in Minnesota.

Outdoor Experiences

Amber Sieber, 34, shows off a fox squirrel she harvested on her Leo-Cedarville property.
MaKenna Liby, 13, of Bluffton shot this 11-point buck in southern Wells County while hunting with her father, Chris Liby. She shot it with a 20-gauge shotgun. The buck was expected to score in the 165-170 range.
Mary-Lynn France shot this 11-point buck on the opening morning of the firearm season using a .44-caliber rifle.
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Robert Martin shot this 11-point buck during the opening week of the 2012 Indiana firearm season with his muzzleloader.
Violet Sieber, 7, and her great-grandfather Max Amstutz had a successful crappie-fishing day at a large pond in Leo-Cedarville.

– Fishing and hunting are enjoyed by young and old, male and female. As proof, readers of The Journal Gazette have been showing off their catches on the weekly Recreation page. The Journal Gazette publishes an Outdoors Experience page once a month, lending a forum for readers to share their love of the outdoors with their neighbors. Send your stories and photos to The Journal Gazette, c/o Sports Department, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, or email them to