November 10th, 2011
BREMEN â With four regionals in five classes set for Friday, only one in the state features a match-up between two undefeated teams as Bremen hits the road for Wheeler in a Class 2A regional championship at 7:30 p.m.
CULVER âÂ Nine Culver Academies students signed National Letters of Intent or formally announced commitments to NCAA D1 colleges on Wednesday.
Among them was Kyle Trolley, of Petersborough, Ont., who will play lacrosse at the University of Notre Dame. Trolley is a two time all-state player and was the offensive player of the state championship game in 2010.
Northern State Conference boys soccer champion Bremen had five players named to the all-conference team, while second-place LaVille finished with a league-high six selections.
Bremen finished 5-0-1 in conference play, while LaVille was 4-1-1.
Josh Brenneman, Ricardo Reynoso, Daniel Reynoso, Mason Hattabaugh and Jacob Box were selected for the Lions, while Jordyn Williams, Craig Romano, Travis Holzwart, Juan Chavez, Michael Wireman and goalie Joey Vest were named for the Lancers.
Womenâs college basketball
Starr powers PUC in win at St. Francis
Plymouth alumna Alex Starr scored a game-high 20 points as Purdue Calumet handed St. Francis a 78-66 defeat on the road in Joliet, Ill. Wednesday.
LaVille loses opener at Mishawaka Marian
LaVille took a 57-42 loss in its season-opener at Mishawaka Marian Tuesday.
Culver Academies' fall theatre production of "An Evening with Thornton Wilder," which opened Friday at Eppley Auditorium and will continue this weekend with 7:30 p.m. performances both Friday and Saturday evenings, has special meaning for those familiar with Wilder's legacy. That's because the legendary playwright's nephew and literary executer, Tappan Wilder, will be on hand this weekend for the performances.
Because of power outages at Riverside and Lincoln Jr. High, all Plymouth schools will dismiss 45 minutes early.
Because of the power outages at Riverside and Lincoln Jr. High, there will be no extracurricular activities at those buildings.
The high school will still have after school practices and activities.
KNOX â After spending eight years as a member of the nursing faculty at Ancilla College, Janeen Berndt is ready to move on â but her coworkers arenât ready to let her go just yet.
âIâve been told probably five times that they wonât let me go,â laughed Berndt. âThe position director graciously said she felt like she was losing her right arm, and someone else just said âSo you think youâre moving on?ââ
PLYMOUTH â Brian Hamann founded the Plymouth Shockers coed softball team back in 2008 just to have a little fun.
Three years later, the Shockers are headed to the World Series.
HAMMOND â Plymouth grad Alex Starr and Purdue University Calumet teammate Kami Graber were rewarded for their impressive performances in the Sleep Inn Tip-Off Classic last week, as each selected to the All-Classic team.
Starr averaged 22.5 points per game in the classic, including Fridayâs game-high 25 points in the Black and Goldâs rout of Midway. She finished the weekend with six trifectas, including a clutch trey in the final minute of regulation to help force overtime against No. 4 Shawnee State.
LAKEVILLE â The Northern State Conference recently released its all-conference picks for the 2011 girls soccer season.
LaVille, which won the team title with a perfect 6-0 NSC record, received five picks in Jesse Feitz, Nina Zeiger, Danielle Romano, Breanna DeJarnett and goalie Abby McBride.
Bremen finished 3-3 in NSC play and was awarded four picks in Heather Martin, Jenna Pfeiffer, Sara Krieger and Jessica Tomlinson.