Archive - Dec 2012
Plymouthâs Mack Mercer put up a combined 39 points with 12 rebounds in two games â and swatted out six blocked shots in a win over the Indians â as the Pilgrims remained undefeated with road wins at South Bend St. Joseph and Peru last week.
Bremenâs Katie Lafferty followed up a two-win performance in a dual meet at Goshen last Tuesday with the championship in the 50 free and runner-up finish in the 100 free at the 10-team Wawasee Girls Swim Invitational Saturday.
WARSAW â After mustering just nine points in the first half of a Northern Lakes Conference tussle with rival Warsaw, the Plymouth girls basketball team came back and played the final 16 minutes like a different team.
But it wasnât enough as Warsaw held off the ICGSA Class 3A No. 10-ranked Pilgrims 51-41 Saturday night in the conference opener for both teams.
The Pilgrims couldnât buy a basket in the first half. They managed just three field golas en route to a 22-9 deficit after two quarters.
Cavs win NSC opener vs Knox
Culver Community jumped out to a 25-7 halftime lead, and the Cavaliers claimed a 50-31 Northern State Conference-opening win over visiting Knox in a boys/ girls double feature Saturday night at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Trent Elliott had an outstanding all-around game for the Cavaliers with 23 points, 13 rebounds and three steals. Everett Krueger recorded seven points, Micah Budzinski finished with six points and 10 rebounds, and Collin Stevens finished with six points and four assists for the Cavs, who moved to 4-1 overall.
Mary E. Hall
Dec. 6, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Mary E. Hall, 87, of Nappanee, died Thursday, Dec. 6, at 9 p.m. at Millerâs Merry Manor Nursing Home in Wakarusa after a brief illness.
Surviving are sons, Bob R. Hall of Nappanee, Ronald C. Hall of Melville, La.; three grandchildren; and brothers, John Pfeiffer of Nappanee, and Glenn Pfeiffer of Alexandria, La.
Yanette M. âBearâ Fisher
Sept. 1, 1950-Dec. 6, 2012
BOURBON âÂ Yanette M. âBearâ Fisher, 62, of Bourbon passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in her home of natural causes.
She was born the daughter of Harold H. and Arlene D. Davis Fisher Sept. 1, 1950 at Tokyo, Japan. She was a resident of the Bourbon area for the past several years. She had been a caregiver for many local residents and she was also a horse farrier. She was active in the Bourbon American Legion Auxiliary with many of her closest friends and had attended the Bourbon First United Methodist Church.
Dec. 5, 2012
BREMEN âÂ James Marshall, 83, of Bremen died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at home.
He is survived by his wife, Connie; six children, Layne (Carol Ann) Marshall of Bremen, Layna Livinghouse of Plymouth, Lynn (Bonny) Marshall of Bremen, Linda (Steve) Rayl of Auburn, Loucinda Perrin of Cassopolis, Mich., and Laural Marshall of Michigan; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice Reese of Bremen; and a brother, Jerry Marshall of South Bend.
Christian Jay Snyder
Aug. 5, 1972 â Dec. 5, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Christian Jay Snyder, 40, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at his residence following a long term illness.
The son of Jay and Darlene E. Christensen Snyder, Christian was born Aug. 5, 1972 in South Bend. He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1990 and then attended Ancilla College, where he received an associate degree in business.
On Sept. 27, 1997, Christian and Kris Whitesell were united in marriage in the First United Church of Christ, Plymouth.
Raymond David Caron
June 20, 1956-Dec. 5, 2012
PERU â It may have been cold and rainy outside at Peru last night, but the Pilgrims had no trouble setting the nets on fire inside Tig-Arena in a 57-37 victory against the Tigers.
Plymouth came out of the gate running.
Mack Mercer pushed the opening tip to Ike Kastner, who hit Joe Knapp in stride for the gameâs first two points, sparking a 10-0 run over the first two minutes of the game. Plymouth scored on its first four possessions, highlighted by a pair of old-style 3-point plays from Mercer.