Archive - Nov 14, 2011
The Plymouth Rotary Club and the Culver Coffee Company invite local businesses to participate in a â€śCoffeehouse Trivia Nightâ€ť Tuesday, November 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.
The schedule is as follows: rules explained (7 p.m.); round 1 (7:15 p.m.); round 2 (7:45 p.m.); round 3 (8:15 p.m.); awards ceremony (8:45 p.m.).
The event is in support of the Rotary Quizbowl State Championship at Ancilla College, which will take place March 3, 2012, at the Culver Coffee Company, Lake Shore Drive in Culver.
These 4-way red flashing lights, installed last week at the intersection of Pioneer Road and Lincolnway Highway, assist drivers during the rain Monday morning. Two overhead street lights have also been added to the intersection for increased safety.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Argos girls basketball at Triton 6 p.m. (JV)
Bremen girls basketball at North Judson-San Pierre 6 p.m. (JV)
Culver girls basketball at Winamac 6 p.m. (JV)
Culver wrestling vs. Knox 6:30 p.m.
Glenn girls basketball at CGA 6 p.m. (JV)
Plymouth girls swimming vs Rochester 6 p.m.
Oregon-Davis girls basketball at Westville 5 p.m. (JV)
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Triton boys basketball scrimmage at Wabash 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 17
Bremen girls basketball vs NorthWood 6 p.m. (JV)
Bremen boys basketball scrimmage at Rochester 6 p.m.
Plymouth forward Amber Redinger scored six points in the fourth quarter, including the game-winning bucket in the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ season-opening 31-29 win over Peru last Thursday.
Bremen junior Ethan Pike collected two touchdown receptions for 28 yards as the Lions beat Wheeler on the road for their first regional football title since 1997 Friday.
LAKEVILLE â€” LaVilleâ€™s free-throw shooting and turnover numbers jump off the stat sheet.
Ten of 20 from the charity stripe â€” 5 of 13 in the second half and 3 of 9 in the fourth quarter â€” and 23 turnovers.
Combined, those two sore spots helped Concordâ€™s girls basketball team trip up the Lancers 46-40 at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium Saturday.
MISHAWAKA â€“ The 2011-2012 version of the Oregon-Davis girls basketball team is loaded with good, young talent, but light on varsity experience.
By starting the season off with a doubleheader Saturday, the Lady Bobcats gained some valuable experience, splitting two games against Class 4A schools in the Mishawaka Classic.
After easily dispatching Elkhart Central in the morning contest, 64-32, the Lady Bobcats narrowly lost to the hosts, 49-42, in the championship game. Although it was not the outcome O-D wanted, the fourth-ranked team in Class A made an impression.
A pair of Culver Girls Academy alums will square off against each other for the NCAA Division I womenâ€™s cross country championship.
Princeton University senior Alex Banfich and Columbia University freshman Waverly Neer have each been selected to compete as individuals at the national championship meet in Terre Haute on Monday, Nov. 21, the NCAA announced Sunday night.
Banfich, a Plymouth native, won three Indiana high school girls cross country championships from Â 2005-2007 while running for Culver Girls Academy. Neer, of Russiaville,Â won a state title for CGA in 2010.
KNOX - The votes from the 2nd District Democratic Precinct Committee are in: Mike Schmuhl, 28, has been chosen as the new Democratic Party Chair for the 2nd District.
Schmuhlâ€™s background includes working on successful campaigns such as Pete Buttigiegâ€™s campaign for South Bend mayor as well as Congressman Joe Donnellyâ€™s 2010 reelection campaign.
Photo by James Costello
LaVille's Katie Berger drives down to the baseline while Concord's Shaunee Albert pursues her during a basketball game at LaVille Saturday.