February 9th, 2011
GOSHEN â With its season on the line in Tuesdayâs Class 2A Sectional 35 opener, the Westview girls basketball team caught fire from an unlikely spot.
After going 1 of 12 from 3-point range through three quarters, Westview hit four straight during a surge that turned a five-point deficit into an eight-point lead over Bremen, then went 6 of 6 at the foul line the rest of the way to secure a 48-41 victory.
Argos closes regular season with OT win
Argos finished out its regular season on a positive note Monday, outlasting Bethany Christian 46-45 in overtime on the road.
Jami Patterson knocked down four triples on her way to 15 points for the Dragons in the win, while Marla ZumFelde led Bethany with 18 points.
Argos finished enters the state tournament with an even 10-10 record and will play Triton â which advanced through South Central Tuesday â in the Class A Oregon-Davis Sectional Friday at 8 p.m.
âą ARGOS 46, BETHANY CHRISTIAN 45, OT
Score by quarters
Class 2A No. 6 Culver opened North Newton Sectional play with a convincing 55-31 victory over Hebron Tuesday.
The Lady Cavaliers held Hebron to just 17 points through three quarters, and Gwen Zehner powered their offense with 23 points followed by Alison Zehnerâs 10.
The Hawks were led by Rachelle Cookâs 11 points.
Culver moves to an impressive 21-1 on the season and advances to play Boone Grove Friday at 7 p.m. EST, while Hebron closes out the year at 3-17.
âąÂ CULVER 55, HEBRON 31
At Class 2A North Newton Sectional
Score by quarters
Culver: 17 29 42 55
Hebron: 5 10 17 31
Culver Academies' Huffinton Concert Series will continue on Tuesday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. with the Cirque Shanghai Bai Xi acrobatic troupe; onstage at Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.
PLYMOUTH â The Plymouth Park Department continued its idea phase in preparation of its new five-year plan.
A public meeting was held after the Department's normal monthly board meeting Monday evening and the board heard from several citizens with ideas for the plan. Tony Gamble came forward with a project that has been on his mind for several years.
PLYMOUTH â The third annual Dancing with the Stars extravaganza was held Saturday night at the Swan Lake Resort, netting more than $68,000 for a local organization.
The event is a major fundraiser for the Marshall County Neighbor-hood Center and the Five-Star program at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth.
One of the organizers and Neighborhood Center Board President, Chad Barden, opened the program with the announcement that they had pledges of $55,000.
The public could vote for their favorite dance couples at $20 per vote prior to the event.
King and Queen of Plymouth High Schoolâs basketball homecoming were crowned Friday night. The students chose Damon Howe and Jordin Cook as their royalty.
Toby Ann Towns
April 16, 1949 â Feb. 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Toby Ann Towns, 61, a longtime Plymouth resident, passed away at 4:20 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Toby was born the only child of Herschel E. and Phyllis J. âJosephineâ (Eaglebarger) Towns April 16, 1949 in Gary.Â Her father was principal of Lincoln Jr. High for many years and her mother was a member of Tri-Kappa and civic-minded.Â Toby enjoyed being a part of her parentâs lives and the family involvement in the community.
William R. âBillâ Wagoner
May 29, 1852 â Feb. 3, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ William R. âBillâ Wagoner was born in Warsaw, May 29, 1952, to Roland and Bertha Wagoner. He grew up in Bourbon and was the youngest of six children.Â He passed away at home in Plymouth Feb. 3, 2011, after a brave battle with cancer.Â
Gary J. Collins
Feb. 4, 2011
BOURBON âÂ Gary J. Collins, 49, of Bourbon, died at 5:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 at Kosciusko Community Hospital, of natural causes.