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February 19th, 2011

Pilgrims drop 4th straight on Knox Senior Night

February 19, 2011

KNOX — Todd Boldry was expecting a close game.
The Knox head basketball coach wasn’t disappointed in that regard, and he wasn’t disappointed in the outcome either, as his team took the lead for good on a pair of Patrick Ambrose free throws with 3:12 to go and held off Plymouth in the final minutes for a 40-38 Senior Night victory at Knox Friday.

Glenn’s Hesters pesters Dragons

February 19, 2011

ARGOS — John Glenn’s Jordan Hesters found his long-range groove Friday.
With the Falcons struggling from the perimeter against Argos’ 2-3 zone, the 5-foot-11 senior guard stepped up and rained down a trio of second-half treys during a 5-minute span as the Falcons pulled away for a 60-42 boys basketball win at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.

NorthWood near flawless in rout of Bremen

February 19, 2011

BREMEN — Following Friday night’s 68-31 victory over Bremen, NorthWood coach Aaron Wolfe paid his team the ultimate compliment.
“I was proud of our guys and I think that’s the best performance they’ve had in the last two years,” Wolfe said. “I thought they showed a lot of poise because Bremen came out and played really well in the first quarter.”
A team that has struggled with bad starts much of the season, Bremen (3-15) jumped out to a quick four point lead. NorthWood (13-5) responded with 21 straight points to blow the game wide open.

Harvey, Howe advance at state wrestling finals

February 19, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — Plymouth’s Damon Howe and Culver Community’s Jeremiah Harvey made heavyweight statements Friday on the first night of the IHSAA individual state wrestling finals.
Each pinned his first-round opponent in less than 30 seconds as the 73rd annual tournament opened at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Harvey, a senior, pinned Huntington North’s Andrew Mason in 24 seconds. Howe, also a senior, stuck Fort Wayne North Side’s Ta’quan Walker in 0:29.

February 18th

Personnel, vehicle changes at BPD

February 19, 2011

The Bremen Police Department is used to trading in its used vehicles for new ones, which it will soon do with two within its six-vehicle fleet. However, it isn't accustomed to the simultaneous staff turnover it currently faces.

Dispatcher Laverne Replogle retired Feb. 17 after 17 years between the BPD and the Marshall County Sheriff's Department 911 center. Barb Capron, the department's dispatch supervisor, will retire Feb. 28 after 28 years of service.

Capron's position will be filled in-house by Melinda Daily, a radio operator of 23 years who will move from Class B to Class A.

CMA, Plymouth compete at Warsaw Sectional prelims

February 18, 2011

WARSAW — The host Tigers put themselves in position to win their third straight sectional championships with a dominant 21 top-six berths, while Culver Military Academy earned 12 top-six spots and Plymouth grabbed four at the preliminary round of the 11-team Warsaw Boys Swim Sectional Thursday.
“As far as times, with the exception of one swim the boys all swam lifetime bests,” said Culver Military head boys swim coach Tom Duckett.

Cavaliers defeat South Central, 45-39 on Senior Night

February 18, 2011

CULVER — Culver Community’s upperclassmen delivered on Senior Night, with a little help from a couple of younger guys.
Boosted by career scoring leader Zoe Bauer’s 16 points — including 6 of 6 from the foul line in the final minute — and five assists, the Cavs held off visiting South Central 45-39 in a bruising boys basketball game Thursday at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Culver’s all-senior starting lineup — Bauer, Larry Clingler, AJ Neace, Patrick McBee and Scotty Brown — tallied seven straight points to tip off the contest and led wire to wire.

February 17th

Culver Student Council helps make local childrens' wishes come true

February 18, 2011

Two Culver children will be heading to Disney World this month thanks in large measure to the efforts of Culver High School’s Student Council and its ccordinator, Tina Stacy. Surpassing all expectations, the students are seen here with a check for $10,416, nearly all of the money allocated for young Chloe Hough and Chris Webb, whose Make-A-Wish endeavor began last fall.

Marshall County census stats detailed; council seat numbers change

February 17, 2011

The preliminary Marshall County 2010 Census figures are in.
Marshall County grew 4 percent during the last 10 years from 45,128 to 47,051. 
Indiana grew at a 6.6 percent rate. Most of Indiana’s growth occurred in the central part of the state.
Hamilton and Hendricks counties were the fastest growing areas of the state.

PHS student-written play this weekend

February 17, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s a becoming a tradition that nobody wants to end.
Several years ago the Plymouth High School theater class — tired of buying scripts that they eventually ended up re-writing anyway — decided to write their own play and put it on stage. It’s something that has taken on a life of its own.
For the third year, the class presents a show they’ve written called “A World of Words” Friday and Saturday at the PHS Auditorium. Show time each night is 7 p.m.

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