April 22nd, 2014
KNOX â€” On Monday, the Knox School Board made a few personnel changes, appointing Neill Minix as the new girls' varsity basketball coach. and Josh Pugh as middle school principal. Former girls basketball coach Dan Huizenga was not reassigned by the board.
Local law enforcement is helping keep the community safer by taking drugs off the street. The Sheriff's department is doing something different about it. They are working with other agencies to collect drugs.
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CULVER â€” Culver Elementary students will be receiving a reward for their plastic bag recycling efforts. Students not only learned about recycling but also used their math skills to figure out just how much plastic they collected. The students collected a large amount of plastic, to find out just how much check out today's Pilot News!
ELKHART â€” It was hard to find something not to like in Plymouthâ€™s opening game of the 2014 NLC season. The Pilgrims came out 16-6 winners and banged out 19 hits in the game. They led from first pitch to final pitch.
â€śComing after Saturday when we struggled a little bit, didnâ€™t put the ball in play very well, we did hit the ball well,â€ť said Plymouth head coach Ryan Wolfe. â€śWe were going to emphasize that tomorrow in practice, with five games coming up give the arms a little rest and get a lot of swings in, but we did hit the ball well.â€ť
BREMEN â€” Bremenâ€™s Morgan Smith has signed a letter of intent to attend Indiana Wesleyan University where she will continue an outstanding tennis career. Entering her last season at Bremen High School, Smith has been a three-time team MVP and named All-Northern State Conference each season. In addition, Smith has two sectional titles at No. 1 singles. She has been recognized as All-State Honorable Mention by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association for the past two seasons and twice selected to the All-District team. â€ś
April 19, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Max Mata, 48, died at 10:19 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home in Plymouth. Van Gilder Funeral Home is handling the pending arrangements.
Oct. 5, 1928 â€“ April 4, 2014
CULVER â€”Â John Kowatch, 85, of Culver passed away on April 4, 2014 at 11:27 p.m., at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
John was born on Oct. 5, 1928 in rural Marshall County. He was one of five children born to the late John (Vada) Kowatch. John fell in love and married Diane Hellstrom. He was a Culver High School graduate, and worked at Young Door in Plymouth for many years. In Culver it was very normal to see John riding around town on his bicycle, usually twice a day. He also did string art.
Monday, April 21
Bremen softball vs Glenn 5 p.m.
Bremen girls tennis at New Prairie 5 p.m.
Bremen baseball at Glenn 5 p.m.
Culver boys golf vs Winamac 4:15 p.m.
Culver track vs OD, Glenn 5:30 p.m.
Culver softball vs Jimtown 5 p.m.
Culver baseball at Jimtown 5 p.m.
LaVille baseball at New Prairie 5 p.m.
LaVille softball vs New Prairie 5 p.m.
Glenn girls tennis vs Knox 5:30 p.m.
Plymouth baseball at Elkhart Memorial 5 p.m.
Plymouth softball vs Elkhart Memorial 5 p.m.
Triton boys golf vs Mishawaka, Glenn at Swan Lake 4:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Triton girls tennis vs Rochester 5 p.m.
Plymouthâ€™s Miriah Brumley struck out six on her way to a shutout of John Glenn in the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ first win of the season.
Eric Knepper went 3-for-4 with a triple, three RBI and a run scored as Bremen rallied to beat Plymouth in a baseball game last week.