Archive - Dec 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” When brothers Dan and Dave Tanner heard that their longtime friend and former bandmate, Ben Boys, was in the hospital with a severe heart problem, they knew they had to help.
The Tanner brothers are part of the band Straightaway, originally formed in 1986 with Ben and his brother, Tom Boys. When Ben moved to Ann Arbor, Mich., he had to drop out of the band â€” but his friends didnâ€™t forget about him. They recently organized a benefit on his behalf, held the day before Thanksgiving at the Plymouth Eagles.
BREMEN â€“ Next fall, Bremen High School plans to provide every student with a portable, wireless computing device as part of the 1:1 Technology Initiative.
â€śEach student will have their own device assigned to them, for use at school and at home,â€ť explained Steve Gall, technology integration coach.
Currently Bremen High School has about 300 computers dedicated for student use in several labs, which must be reserved in advance by individual teachers.
CULVER â€” After Mickella Hardy exploded for 23 points Saturday, Rochesterâ€™s defense made her a point of emphasis headed into Culver.
The Lady Zebras held the 5-11 freshman forward to 2 of 5 from the field and just five points, and Rochesterâ€™s veteran squad held off the young Cavaliers late for a 47-41 victory at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Wednesday night in a make up of a snow-out Tuesday.
ARGOS â€” The Argos girls soccer team was given a program-record number of All-Academic nominations and set another program first with the schoolâ€™s first All-State Honorable Mention nod as the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association named award-winners for the 2011 season.
Argos had its highest-ever number of All-Academic winners in history with seven players named to the list. No previous squad had placed more than three.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr posts double-double in win over Judson University
Plymouth grad Alex Starr posted her career-first double-double for Purdue University Calumet as the Peregrines claimed an 84-78 victory over Judson University on Wednesday night in the Fitness and Recreation Center in Hammond.