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September 30, 2011

Boys cross country
Glenn’s Runyan trumps LaVille’s Amor for Marshall County title
John Glenn’s Luke Runyan edged out LaVille’s Nicholas Amor by two-tenths of a second for the individual Marshall County championship, while Bremen won the team meet with 48 points at the Marshall County Meet Thursday in Bourbon.
Glenn came in second in the team standings with 53 points, followed by Plymouth’s 69, Triton’s 79, LaVille’s 97 and Culver Military Academy’s 161, while Culver Community also competed at the meet.

September 29th

Local firefighter fearlessly fights cancer foe

September 29, 2011

BASS LAKE - As a volunteer firefighter for 26 years for the Bass Lake Fire Department, Phil Banasiak is used to saving people’s lives. Fighting for his own life, on the other hand, is not something he is familiar with. On Saturday, Sept. 10, Banasiak felt fine; he worked all day, went out to dinner, came home, and fell asleep on the couch — but when he woke up Sunday morning, he was stunned to discover he was paralyzed from the waist down.
“It’s a kind of shock. How many people do you know that went to sleep on Saturday and woke up and couldn’t walk on Sunday?” Banasiak said.

Salons team up to give cancer-fighting woman a 'gorgeous' day

September 29, 2011

It wasn’t until Shari Kirkland and her husband pulled up in front of Michelle’s Headquarters on Culver’s Main Street earlier this month that Shari began to guess at what was in store.
That’s because a van with the “Hello Gorgeous” moniker was parked nearby, and Kirkland had seen a television news report on the organization recently.
“I had a blast,” she says of what followed, “and I wish more (hairdressers) would get involved. I’ve never had a pedicure or manicure before, and nobody’s washed my hair since I was a little kid! So it was good -- everybody was so friendly.”

September 28th

Lakeville man injured cutting tree for wedding

September 28, 2011

LAKEVILLE — Friday afternoon, wedding plans for a local couple were postponed after a tree fell on the soon-to-be groom.

Toby Freehauf was cutting a slab of wood to be placed under the cake at his rustic country wedding planned Saturday to Amanda Rentz, when the tree fell onto his back. The accident happened when no one was around in the woods about a half mile behind his Kenilworth Road home.

3-way stop possible at Menominee Elementary

September 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Pending the approval of the Plymouth Schools, a three-way stop will be erected on Discovery Lane, directly across from the east entrance to Menominee Elementary School.

Cory Collins, who resides on Discovery Lane almost directly across from the entrance, appeared before the Board of Public Works and Safety on Monday night.
Collins said there is an unmanned crossing there where children cross daily. He said, “Cars just zip around the corner off Elm Street.”

Area teams get primed for Week 7

September 28, 2011

Plymouth is looking to snap a two-game skid against a tough Concord squad, while Bremen tries to keep its perfect season intact on the road at Knox, and Triton hosts LaVille in a match-up of winless Northern State Conference teams as Week 7 of the football season gets underway Friday.
After a 3-1 start to the season, the Rockies (3-3, 2-2 NSC) are reeling from a pair of losses on the road at Elkhart Memorial and Wawasee in Weeks 5 and 6. But the squad seems ready to bounce back for its homecoming match-up against the Northern Lakes Conference-leading Minutemen (4-2, 3-0) this week.

Plymouth, CMA look to keep streaks alive at tennis sectionals

September 28, 2011

BREMEN — As the 45th Annual Boys State Tennis Tournament gets underway today, a pair of area teams are looking to continue some impressive runs.
Plymouth is looking for its 15th straight sectional championship at the Bremen tournament, while Culver Military Academy is seeking an eighth consecutive title at the Culver Academies tilt. Both programs are vying for their 22nd overall sectional championship.

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September 28, 2011

Volleyball
Plymouth wins at Glenn
Plymouth brought home a three-set win from John Glenn Tuesday, 25-23, 25-19, 25-16.
The Lady Pilgrims were led offensively by Marissa German’s 10 kills, Andria Shook’s eight and Amber Redinger’s seven as well as Mikayla German’s two aces and Shook’s one.
Haley Harrell passed out 16 assists to Plymouth attackers at the game, while Shook recorded seven digs and two block assists in the win, which brings the Pilgrims to an even 12-12.
• PLYMOUTH 3, JOHN GLENN 0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-16)
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September 27th

Students learn about ecosystem; create book

September 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The second graders at Washington Elementary know a thing or two about their environment, and they are about to use that knowledge to publish a children’s book.

Mayoral candidates release platforms

September 27, 2011

Senter names top priorities for reelection

PLYMOUTH — Incumbent mayoral candidate Mark Senter released the following main topics for reelection.

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