Archive - Dec 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â With Peruâ€™s 2-3 zone not giving up much from the floor, Plymouth needed to get to the line.
The Pilgrims did just that 16 times, knocking down 20 of 30 freebies as they topped a tenacious Tigers team 50-40 at home at The Rock Friday night.
PLYMOUTH â€” One local athlete knows the true meaning of Christmas.
Ricky Miller â€” affectionately known as Mr. Snuggles in area Mixed Martial Arts fighting circles â€” will take on Nate Wac Saturday night as the feature fight on the card at the South Bend Century Center. Miller will donate all of his proceeds from the bout to the Marshall-Starke Development Center.
It is a charity that hits close to home for Miller.
The Plymouth High School student section cheers on the PHS boys basketball team during its game with Peru at The Rock Friday.
LAKEVILLE â€” The draws for the 47th Annual Teachers Credit Union Bi-County Basketball Tournaments were announced Thursday.
The eight-team varsity tournaments begin Tuesday, January 17 and continue through Saturday, Jan. 21. First-round games will take place at four different sites, while all subsequent rounds will be played at LaVille High School.
PLYMOUTH â€” Coming off a disappointing finish at their home wrestling tournament Saturday, the Rockies needed a pick-me-up.
A Northern Lakes Conference win over Warsaw was just what the doctor ordered.
Plymouth recorded eight pinfall victories and won 10 of 14 matches â€” with one of its four losses coming by forfeit at 120 â€” to hand the Tigers a convincing 54-24 loss at home at The Rock Thursday.
Mary Elizabeth Heckaman
Dec. 7, 2011Â
ARGOS â€”Â Mary Elizabeth Heckaman, 87, of 18770 Maple Road, Argos, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 in Sebring, Fla.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Ed) DeMont of Plymouth, Rosemary (Ron) Cullers of Mexico; a son, Mike (Jan) Heckaman of Argos; a brother, Allen Neff of Sebring, Fla.; eight grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Jan. 20, 1926-Dec. 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald C. Eads, 85, of 320 S. 5th St., Plymouth, passed away atÂ 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at home, surrounded by his loving family.Â
Helen Jane Large Shriver
June 5, 1924-Dec. 7, 2011Â
ARGOS â€”Â Helen Jane Large Shriver, 87, of 20912 Iris Road, Argos, passed away at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence.
Jane was born in Fulton County June 5, 1924, the daughter ofÂ Emery Vernice and Clovie Annice Stayton Large. Growing up she was one of eight children, sharing her childhood with two sisters Juanita and Susan and five brothers Chester, Odd, Bee, Orville and Sam. With great pride she graduated with the class of 1942 from Leiterâ€™s Ford High School.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Community Christmas Coalition is seeking donations from the community to help make the holiday season brighter for those in need.
The Coalition was formed by several local organizations and agencies in an effort to reach families or individuals experiencing difficulties and who otherwise might not review assistance for toys/clothes for children and food during the holidays.
PLYMOUTH â€” This weekendâ€™s Christmas program at Plymouth High School will be quite a production â€” more than 250 students will be donning wacky costumes and singing or playing fun holiday music compilations as part of the show.
This year, the audience will travel to the North Pole, where Santa and his elves are experiencing a little holiday stress in the last few days before Christmas.
â€śThere are definitely sections that are hysterical,â€ť said band director Bryan Ames. â€śThe entire jazz section is dressed as elves.â€ť