Archive - Feb 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” It didnâ€™t take a fairy godmother to make area high school girlsâ€™ dreams of wearing the perfect gown to the prom this year a reality. It just took the idea of a Tri Kappa member and the hard work of many others.
Sister Cecelia Bianchino
Feb. 26, 2011
DONALDSON â€”Â Sister Cecelia Bianchino, 84, died at 5:56 p.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
She is survived by Marge Peters and Mr. and Mrs. J. Nazimek.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Catherine Kasper Home Chapel, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 3 at the chapel.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Donaldson.
ELKHART â€” Culver Community girls basketball skipper Tony Scheubâ€™s voice cracked, partly from emotion, partly, no doubt, from guiding his team through a memorable tournament run.
With that diminishing voice, he relayed a powerful message to his squad following its 47-43 semistate loss to Class 2A No. 1 Fort Wayne Luers at Elkhartâ€™s North Side Gymnasium Saturday.
CGA falls at home invite in championship game
Culver Girls Academy took a 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Thoroughbreds U19 team at the championship of the CGA Hockey Invitational Sunday.
The Lady Eagles advanced to the championship with a 7-4 win Saturday over the Ohio Flames.
Aly Schmit scored three times, and Shawna Lesperance scored twice in the win, while Melissa Paluch recorded 2.5 assists, and Kaye Sitterly had 1.5 helpers.
â€˘ MINNESOTA THOROUGHBREDS (U19) 3, CGA 0
At CGA Invitational championship
MT â€” Steph Anderson (unassisted), 5:00.
As has been documented in recent years, Culver was once home to a thriving African American community which included members of the first integrated high school basketball team in Indiana (in 1922), an African Methodist Episcopal Church, and many more notable features. Of that community, Jim Harper remains to tell the story, which is what he did last week at two events at the Culver-Union Township Public Library -- one aimed at teens (last Thursday) and one at adults (on Saturday), in honor of Black History Month.