Archive - Mar 26, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€“ Youth football players in Plymouth will have a new league to hone their skills this fall.
The Rockie Youth Football League will begin play this coming season. The league will be run in conjunction with the Plymouth High School football program and will play on Saturdays in the fall. The idea is to operate the league as a â€śfeederâ€ť program for the team.
â€śThe focus is going to be on fundamentals,â€ť said Plymouth head football coach John Barron. â€śWe have some very basic things that we think itâ€™s very important for kids to learn and we want to be there to help out.â€ť
MARION â€” Indiana Wesleyan University womenâ€™s basketball senior forward Elaine Hessel has been honored as a NAIA Division II All-American Second Team selection.
Hessel is a two-time All-American as she was a First Team member in 2009-10.
The 2007 Plymouth grad averaged a team-leading 14.3 points per game while also pulling down 4.1 rebounds for IWU. She finished second in NAIA Division II with a 60.3 shooting percentage and was 13th in free throw shooting at 84.7 percent from the free throw line.