Archive - May 11, 2012
Last Tuesdayâ€™s Culver Parks and Recreation board meeting included a nearly 90 minute public input section. The 15-person audience voiced concerns about the safety and stability of the recently installed pier, the possibility of switching to a more modern accounting system, and the practicality of adding a bathroom to the historic railroad pavilion on the west end of the park.
Tim Yuhas and his father Thomas questioned the board about way the park pier had been installed.
The IHSAA announced the draws for the 28th Annual State Softball Tournament Thursday.
In Class 3A action, Plymouth will take on John Glenn in Game 2 of the St. Josephâ€™s Sectional, while Culver Girls Academy drew the bye and will play the winner of the Game 1 match-up between No. 1-ranked Mishawaka Marian and the host Lady Indians.
In the Class 2A tourney, North Judson will play Winamac in the second game at Sectional 34 at Winamac, while LaVille will play Bremen in Game 1 at the Westview Sectional.
NLC tourney opens
Plymouth kicked off the Northern Lakes Conference Girls Tennis Tournament Wednesday at Concord, winning at three positions.
Allie Berger recovered from a first-set loss to win in three sets at No. 2 Singles for the Pilgrims. In doubles action, Plymouthâ€™s top tandem of Marissa German and Andria Shook swept to victory in straight sets, and Emily Blake and Mikayla German won in three sets at No. 2 Doubles.
â€˘ NORTHERN LAKES CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
RICHMOND â€” The Board of Directors of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame has announce Charlie Dreessen of John Glenn High School as the 2012 winner of the class 3A scholarship.Â
Dreessen will attend Trine University to study mechanical engineering and play football.
Dreessen is the son of Charman and Steve Dreessen of Walkerton.Â He was nominated for the honor by John Glenn football coach Justin Bogunia and principal William Morton.Â Dreessen is rankedÂ fourth in his class with a cumulative GPA of 4.011 and has accrued numerous academic honors.Â
Bremen defends Northern State title
Jenna Pfeifferâ€™s dominating victories in four events lifted Bremen to a convincing team win in Wednesdayâ€™s Northern State Conference girls track and field championships.
Pfeiffer, a senior, easily won the 100-meter hurdles (16.78 seconds), the 300 hurdles (47.25), high jump (5-4) and anchored the first-place 1600 relay. The Lady Lions also won both the 400 and 1600 relay races at the meet, and Bremen defended its title with 150 points ahead of runner-up New Prairieâ€™s 117 2/3.