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Culver students learn to ‘pay it forward’ in their community

February 23, 2011

The term, “pay it forward” has been in vogue in recent years, especially following the release of the popular 2000 movie of the same name, though many may not realize that, like many films, “Pay it Forward” was based on a book (in this case by Catherine Ryan Hyde).

If these walls could talk: Main Street (Part 2 of a series)

February 23, 2011

We continue our series of regular (sometimes weekly -- sometimes unavoidably delayed due to space limitations) journeys through Culver’s past as we look at the lives of historic buildings in the Culver area: how far back they go, what (or whom) they’ve housed through the years, and what they are today. For the first several weeks, we’ll take a stroll down Main Street in downtown Culver, starting at the north end and making our way south down the east side.

Culver museum looks to community to decide its future

February 22, 2011

If things seem quiet in Culver regarding the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver and its museum and research facility, The Center for Culver History, it’s not because nothing’s happening, say Jim Peterson, AHS President, and Jim Sawhook, Vice President (and Museum Manager).

Lady Cavs win 1st regional

February 21, 2011

Four-year Culver Community standout Gwen Zehner strode to the stripe for the biggest pair of free throws of her career Saturday. Class 2A girls basketball regional final. Team down 32-31 with 38 seconds to go. Home crowd bellowing at ear-ringing decibels. ... And a quick chat with a referee that left the striped-shirt official laughing.

CGA falls in nip-tuck Rensselaer Regional semifinal

February 21, 2011

RENSSELAER — It took a pair of nip-tuck wins to get Culver Girls Academy into its first basketball regional in 14 years, and it took another down-to-the-wire game to get them out.

Culver’s Harvey takes state heavyweight title, given hero's welcome at home

February 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — Two Marshall County wrestlers found themselves staring each other down for the third time this season, but this time the stakes were a bit higher as a state championship awaited the winner.
Plymouth’s Damon Howe and Culver Community’s Jeremiah Harvey already wrestled twice this year, once at regional and again at semistate, with Harvey walking away with both victories.
Saturday night at Conseco Fieldhouse in front of a record crowd of 10,285, the pair battled again and it was Harvey that came out on top for the third consecutive match with a 3-1 victory in overtime.

Culver Community has historic day

February 20, 2011

CULVER — The Lady Cavaliers earned their first ever regional basketball championship as they came from behind to beat Fairfield 37-33 after trailing by as many as six points in the fourth quarter at home on Saturday night.

This week's Mystery Citizen (Feb. 17 edition)

February 20, 2011

This week, the Mystery Citizen is a face familiar for the past few decades to hundreds, if not thousands of Culverites who have encountered her at her work, and found a sometimes-difficult time perhaps made a bit easier by her care. Guesses may be emailed to citizen@culcom.net. Please contact the editor to guess by noon Monday!

Culver's Harvey advances at state wrestling finals

February 20, 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.

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.

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