September 19th, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Marshall County Sheriff's Department reports that a 35-year-old female inmate was declared dead at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth at approximately 5 a.m. Monday from an apparent medical event.
The death is being investigated by the Indiana State Police, Marshall County coroner, and the sheriff's department.
A further release is forthcoming from the coroner's office as further information becomes available.
WINONA LAKE ‚ÄĒ A 19th hole playoff is nerve-wracking enough, but facing off against one of your own teammates is even worse.
Culver Girls Academy freshman Mackenzie Toth beat out both teammate Samantha Seibel and Plymouth‚Äôs Lauren Rearick to earn the last individual berth out of the Warsaw Girls Golf Sectional Saturday.
Boys cross country
Bremen places fourth in Class A New Prairie Invite
Bremen was bolstered by two top 20 performances to finish fourth in the Class A race at the New Prairie Invitational Saturday, while Triton placed eighth in the race, North Judson was 17th, and Culver Community, LaVille and Oregon-Davis also competed in the Class A event.
In the Class AA race, meanwhile, Culver Military Academy finished eighth, while John Glenn was 15th and Plymouth was 22nd.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Jana‚Äôs Gymnastics helped the U.S. regain the world record for most participants doing a hand-stand simultaneously Saturday.
At exactly 1 p.m. EST, gymnasts at Jana‚Äôs joined the rest of a group of 20, 478 USA Gymnastics participants in breaking the existing record of 2,402 hand stands set by Australian gymnasts in 2005 in Melbourne.
Prior to the Australians‚Äô record-setting performance, the U.S. owned the record with 1,072 hand stands set as part of the build-up to the 2005 Visa National Gymnastics Championships.
The 2011-2012 Huffington Concert Series at Culver Academies kicks off Thursday, September 29 with Michael Jackson impersonator Joby Rogers' "The Ultimate Michael Experience," a journey through the music and dancing of "the king of pop" as impersonated by Rogers, who was chosen by Jackson himself as the top finalist in a contest against 116 other impersonators.
ELKHART ‚ÄĒ The Rockies ran into a brick wall Friday night.
Brody Rosenberg tossed for 124 yards and three touchdowns, and Alex Brewers ran for 109 yards and one score, helping Elkhart Memorial post a 35-0 victory over Plymouth in Northern Lakes Conference football action at Charger Field.
Leading 7-0 early in the third quarter, the Chargers (3-2, 2-2 NLC) seized command by scoring a pair of touchdowns in a span of 90 seconds.
CULVER ‚ÄĒ For all the impressive numbers Bremen‚Äôs offense has generated this season, it was the Lions‚Äô defense that made the difference Friday.
The Bremen defensive unit held on two key goal line stands in the first and second quarters, and a scoreless first half came back to haunt the Cavaliers as Lions quarterback Nate Leeper connected with receiver Ben Hueni for a 37-yard go-ahead touchdown strike with just over a minute on the game clock to give the Green Machine a 20-13 homecoming spoiler on the road at Culver.
Friday evening, the following message was posted on the popular running Website, letsrun.com:
‚ÄúLet there be no doubt, ‚ÄėMorgan Uceny is the best 1,500 meter runner in the world.‚Äô Let us repeat, ‚ÄėMorgan Uceny is the best 1,500 meter runner in the world,‚Äô‚ÄĚ the Website reported after watching Friday‚Äôs Van Damme Memorial track meet in Brussels, Belgium.
Just two weeks after she was knocked to the ground at the World Track & Field Championships in Korea, Uceny bounced back to win the women‚Äôs 1500-meter run at Brussels, clocking the fastest time in the world this year, 4:00.06.
GRANGER ‚ÄĒ Area golfers battled some nerves at the Penn Sectional, and Bremen, John Glenn and LaVille closed out their seasons at Knollwood Country Club Friday.
No. 1-ranked Penn was led by dual low medal 76s from Karie Bellville and Anastasia Carter to claim its fourth straight sectional title with a 376 team score, while Marian placed second with a 376, and Adams grabbed the final ticket out to next week‚Äôs LaPorte Regional with a 417.
Falcons surge past Trojans
Treavor Duff had a breakout game for John Glenn with 172 rushing yards, and the Falcons overcame an early score from Triton to claim a 62-7 Northern State Conference win at Bourbon Friday.
Triton went up 7-0 at the 10:24 mark of the first frame on a 38-yard pass from Bryson Mosier to D.J. Riffle, but it was Glenn‚Äôs show from there on out as the Falcons racked up 553 total offensive yards to the Trojans‚Äô 90 en route to nine touchdowns.
Mosier led Triton in rushing with 20 yards in nine carries, while Riffle gained 11 yards in one run.