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September 5th, 2014
Lightning forced postponements to football games throughout the area Friday night.
Plymouth leads Warsaw 7-3 in the second quarter and will resume play at 2 p.m. Saturday. Culver leads Triton 14-0 in the second stanza and will resume at 10 a.m. LaVille, which trails Jimtown 6-0 at the start of the second quarter, will also resume at 10 a.m. Saturday. Bremen will restart Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET at New Prairie. Both CMA at Buchanan, Mich. and John Glenn at Knox had yet to begin when lightning forced delays. Glenn will restart at 10 a.m. CT, while CMA restarts at noon.
Plymouth rolls past Warsaw
Plymouth's boys tennis team earned a 4-1 victory over Northern Lakes Conference-rival Warsaw at home at Centennial Park Thursday night.
The Pilgrims won in straight sets on all but one court, where they only lost in three sets following a first-set win.
The Pilgrims open NLC play at 1-0 with the win and move to 5-0 overall this year.
â€¢ PLYMOUTH 4, WARSAW 1
SINGLES: 1. John Hunter (P) beat Sam Rice, 7-5, 6-3; 2. Nic Jansen (W) beat John Gerard, 5-7, 6-2, 6-2; 3. Nate Knapp (P) beat David Homme, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-0.
Plymouth wins at Northridge
Plymouthâ€™s girls golf team earned a 188-222 Northern Lakes Conference victory over Northridge at Meadow Valley Tuesday.
Randi Dunn led the Lady Pilgrims with a 44. Morgan Oberley shot 46, and Lauren Kolter carded 48. Katie McDonald and Kylee Rippy shot 50 and 56, respectively.
â€¢ PLYMOUTH 188, NORTHRIDGE 222
At Meadow Valley Golf Club
PLYMOUTH (188): Randi Dunn 44, Morgan Oberley 46, Katie McDonald 50, Kylee Rippy 56, Lauren Kolter 48.
NORTHRIDGE (222): Emily Thomas 44, Lucy Wisolek 57, Alex Taylor 57, Kelly Dodson 64, Cate Tompkins 69.
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PLYMOUTH â€“ Morgan Uceny was looking for some blueberry donuts. Wasnâ€™t everybody?
But on her way to Centennial Park, Plymouthâ€™s native Olympian took a quick detour down Michigan Street.
It was so quick, in fact, that Uceny ended up winning Mondayâ€™s Blueberry Stomp 5,000-meter run.
Thousands of spectators, who were awaiting the start of the Blueberry Festival parade, did a double-take. Then they roared as Uceny â€“ a finalist in the womenâ€™s 1,500 meter run during the 2012 Olympics -- surged the last mile of the course.
Bremen 35, Tippy Valley 19; CMA 20, Indianapolis Marshall 6 (game called at half); LaVille 14, Central Noble 0; Jimtown 7, John Glenn 6; Plymouth 38, Rochester 35.
Read Saturday's edition of the Pilot News for details.
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Here are some scores from Friday night's football openers. Check out Saturday's edition of the Pilot News for details.
Plymouth 56, Bremen 19; Triton 34, Caston 0; John Glenn 29, North Judson 12; CMA 36, Tippy Valley 13; LaVille 21, South Central 7.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Diamond Spyders may be too young to remember disco, but even they could appreciate a certain BeeGees classic Wednesday afternoon.
Staying alive is just what they did.
Plymouth Post 27 rallied back from a seven-run deficit to hand Mishawaka Post 161 an 8-7 defeat, surviving to play another day at the American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Bill Nixon Field.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Post 27 looked to be cruising to an opening-round victory over Kokomo Post 6 in the American Legion state finals, but suffered a gut-wrenching 9-7 loss Monday night thanks to a walk-off two-run homer.
Post 27 entered the final frame holding on to a 7-5 lead as pitcher Clayton Adamson looked to record the save.