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January 13th

A change for the good as Pilgrims beat Minutemen

January 14, 2012

PLYMOUTH — After three straight losses, Plymouth head coach Ryan Bales decided to make a change.
The Pilgrims’ starting lineup got a makeover Friday as sophomore Tom Felke got his first start at the point, and Gabe Vervynckt stepped in the other starting guard slot.
Plymouth’s revamped lineup jumped off to a fast start, knocking down 10 of its first 11 shots en route to a 22-14 first quarter, then held off the Minutemen down the stretch for a 61-51 skid-snapping Northern Lakes Conference victory at The Rock.

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January 14, 2012

Girls basketball
Triton trips up Culver
Triton’s girls basketball team downed Northern State Conference foe Culver Community 45-36 at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Friday.
Triton guard Kylie Mason scored a game-high 15 points, followed by Taylor Hatfield with 10 points.
A trio of Cavs — Donna Zehner, Mickella Hardy, and Kayla Shaffer — scored 10 points apiece.
• TRITON 45, CULVER COMMUNITY 36
At Culver
Score by quarters
Triton: 16 24 37 45
Culver: 9 21 33 36

Biggest Loser final registration, weigh-in Monday

January 13, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The registration deadline and first weigh-in for Fitness Forum’s Biggest Loser contest is Monday, from 5 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.
More than 100 teams are signed up, and fitness manager Julie Rodriguez said that interested teams can still sign up Monday during weigh-in.
“If you’re on the fence (about whether or not to sign up) try to find somebody who has the same goals as you,” advised Rodriguez.

New electives offered at junior high

January 13, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Beginning with the 2012-13 school year, there will be changes at Lincoln Junior High.
LJH Principal Dan Funston presented the proposed changes to the Plymouth School Board this week.
Funston said, “We will be adding three new electives that students will sign up for in the same way they students do at the high school level.”

Faces in the crowd

January 13, 2012

Bremen fans stand during their school's fight song before a game at LaVille earlier this season.

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January 13, 2012

Girls swimming
Lady Pilgrims compete at NLCs
Plymouth’s girls swim team competed in the preliminary round of the Northern Lakes Conference meet Thursday at Concord.
Top finisher for the Lady Pilgrims was Megan Senter, who claimed an 11th place result in the 500 free and a 13th place finish in the 200 free, while Katelyn Brown was 12th in the breaststroke.
Lauren Page finished 15th in the backstroke, and Layne Holloway was 15th in the 100 free and 16th in the 50 free. Lexi Fetters finished 17th in the butterfly,
The final round of the NLCs takes place Saturday at 9 a.m.

January 12th

Davis’ unique perspective encompasses 30 years of town government

January 12, 2012

When Kay Davis exited Culver's town hall the last workday of 2011, the door closed on 30 years of her service to the town of Culver as its deputy clerk, through five clerk treasurers and countless changes, major and minor, in the day-to-day operations which keep the town running. She also represents the only consistent witness to the inner world of town operations in a gradually changing Culver over three decades.

Winter Day at the zoo, plus more weekend events

January 12, 2012

Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend is hosting Winter Day from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The indoor Learning Center will be open and train rides are $2 per person (weather permitting). Admission is $5 per person, 2 and under are free and admission for Potawatomi Zoological Society members is free.
Other weekend events:
FRIDAY, JAN. 13
• The Plymouth Moose will host a buffet dinner — spaghetti and meat balls, ham and scalloped potatoes – from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Guests are welcome. Please contact Tom Williams at 574-936-3530 for more information.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14

PHS dance marathon raises funds for Riley

January 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Several Plymouth High School students will have an interesting evening January 28, as they attempt to remain standing for six hours during the school’s first-ever mini Dance Marathon. The event is a fundraiser for Riley’s Children’s Hospital.
“(The students) will stand on their feet for the kids who can’t,” explained event organizer Amy Jacobs.

'Dancing with the Stars' raises money for Neighborhood Center

January 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The excitement began about four years ago, when Marshall County Neighborhood Center board member Karen Barden heard about a “Dancing with the Stars” event in South Bend. Barden thought the concept of having community members vote on friends’ and coworkers’ dancing performances might work as a fundraiser for the Neighborhood Center. She was right — and the now-annual event brings in thousands of dollars each year.
“I think people enjoy (seeing) people they know dance, and it’s very entertaining,” said Barden.

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