Archive - Feb 2, 2012
Mark K. Dale
Jan. 31, 2012
NAPPANEE â€” Mark K. Dale, 54, of Nappanee, died at 8:50 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; sons, Justin (Mary) Dale, Nappanee, Nathan (Sareen) Dale, South Bend; a grandson, Brayden Dale; his parents Richard and Patricia Dale, Sherburne, N.Y., brothers, Dwight (Grace) Dale, Mooresvile, N.Y., Michael Dale, Sherburne, N.Y. and a sister, Lori (Greg) Levengood, Tully, N.Y.
Marion J. Grodowski
December 28, 1920 â€“ January 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€“ Marion J. Grodowski, 91, a resident of Plymouth since 1935 has died of natural causes. His death occurred at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
PUNXSUTAWNEY -- This morning at Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, thus declaring six more weeks of winter.
Fitness Forum at LifePlex in Plymouth is offering a free piloxing class at 9 a.m. Saturday, in recognition of "Go Red for Women Day" and heart health. The fun, energizing class is a combination of Pilates and boxing and it is open to all in the community.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Ace Fitness in Plymouth has stepped up to contribute to the United Way annual campaign.
Owner Cindy Danielson said Ace has been holding weight loss contests for members for several years.
â€śThis year, I decided to use part of the $25 fee from participants for a United Way donation,â€ť Danielson said. Participants pay $25 and $15 of the fee is put into a pot for the biggest loser â€” and $10 for United Way. So far, Ace has accumulated $250 for the United Way.
The amount of weight loss is measured in percentages, according to Danielson.
HAMLET â€” Oregon-Davis High School will induct six new members intoÂ its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.
The new members of the Hall of Fame will be formally announced between the O-D-Westville junior varsity and varsity boys games.
This year, besides two members of Oregon-Davis graduating classes, the school will alsoÂ be honoring four members of graduating classes of the twoÂ schools that preceded Oregon-Davis â€” Grovertown and Hamlet High Schools â€” before the school system was consolidated.
New inductees for Oregon-Davis are Tara Kensinger and Ralph Pearish.
ARGOS â€”Â Argos boys soccer coach Todd VanDerWeele has been named the 2011-12 Ball State University Alumnus Soccer Coach of the Year the college announced Wednesday.
A 1995 graduate of Ball State, Vanderweele led the Dragons to sectional and regional titles â€” ending 10-year championship dry spells â€” with a 13-7 win-loss record this season.
VanDerWeele was selected by a vote of other Ball State alumni head soccer coaches at Indiana high schools.
DONALDSON â€” Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese recently announced the resignation of Charger Soccer coach James Drzewiecki, effective Wednesday, due to his acceptance of the head coaching job for the newly formed Purdue University Calumet soccer program in Hammond.
CMA closes team season at Jimtown Regional
The Eagles managed just three wins, and Culver Military Academy fell out of contention for a team regional championship in the first round of the Jimtown Wrestling Regional Wednesday.
CMA lost 58-17 to East Noble, which went on to fall to meet champion Penn in a competitive final, 38-30.
Anthony McHugh pinned his opponent in just 18 seconds at 132 pounds, while Edmond Hogan claimed a dominant 18-1 tech fall over his opponent at 152 pounds, and Pascal Brun won by forfeit at 145 pounds.