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Alumni Week events begin Wednesday

July 31, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Summertime winding down is also the time for the annual events of Alumni Week.
The week starts with a Plymouth Alumni Association day out Wednesday at the South Bend Silver Hawks. To reserve your tickets, call 574-952-4444 today.
Then comes the Ladies Big Red Open. This year’s 13th annual event at the Plymouth Country Club will be held Thursday, Aug. 2. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with a shot gun start at 9:30 a.m. The outing concludes with lunch and an awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

Fire destroys barn, 4 vehicles

July 31, 2012

LAPAZ — It was just past 2 p.m. Monday when LaPaz resident Holly Richwalski spotted something amiss at her neighbor’s home at 215 W. 1st Road.
“I noticed billowing smoke coming out of the barn across the street,” said Richwalski, adding that she immediately called 911.
A metal and wood pole barn had been on fire for an undetermined period of time and was completely engulfed when fire departments from LaPaz, Bremen, Plymouth, and St. Joseph county arrived on the scene.

Triton grad T.J. Carpenter is Cleveland Golf/ Srixon All-America Scholar

July 31, 2012

BOURBON — Triton alum and Ball State graduate T.J. Carpenter has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar. He was named to the list — which is selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America — with Cardinals teammates Joe Gasser, Tony Lazzara and Alex Stinson, and the four made up the most picks on any individual team in any NCAA Division I program.

Results 7-31

July 31, 2012

Girls golf
Lady Pilgrims open season
Plymouth’s girls golf team opened up its 2012 season with a seventh-place finish at the 12-team Lafayette Harrison Invitational at Battleground Golf Club Monday.
The Lady Pilgrims carded a team score of 374 led by senior Emily Berger’s 87. Fellow upperclassmen Lauren Rearick and Heather Schrome carded respective scores of 92 and 97, while freshman Morgan Oberley put in Plymouth’s fourth score with a 98 for the day.
At Battleground Golf Club (par 72)

July 30th

Weekend motorcyle crash leaves 2 hospitalized

July 30, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Jeremy Wegner, 34, of Elkhart, and Kimberly Danaher, 27, of Cassopolis, Mich., were injured early Sunday morning while they were traveling northbound on Michigan Road coming onto the overpass ramp for U.S. 31 North. Marshall County police reported that evidence at the scene showed that Wegner's 1980 Yamaha motorcycle went off the roadway and struck the face of the guardrail on the north side of the ramp. The motorcycle continued traveling against the guardrail face for a short distance and came to rest on the overpass in the middle of the ramp.

Summer reading awards presented

July 30, 2012

Jack Hartley, 2, shows off the certificate he received Thursday for completing the Plymouth Public Library’s summer reading program. 83 children completed the program in the infant through preschool category.

Annual 'Art Thomas Open' taking entries

July 30, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The first Friday in August is upon us this week, and for the last 22 years, that means that it is also time for the Art Thomas Big Red Open.
The annual event brings together hundreds of former Plymouth athletes, family members and friends for a day of golf at the Plymouth Country Club. The event will tee off at 11 a.m. this Friday, with lunch and dinner provided. Cost is $85 per person.
There is also a nine hole tournament option that tees off at 2:30 p.m. and does not include lunch. Cost for nine holes is $50.

Argos sophomore enjoys time at Camp Riley

July 30, 2012

ARGOS — Last week, 15-year-old Alexis Hicks, of Argos returned home from what is typically her favorite summertime activity — attending Camp Riley at Bradford Woods in Martinsville.
“She goes every year, this is her seventh or eighth year,” said her grandmother and caregiver, Mary Conley.
Hicks has cerebral palsy and as a result uses a wheelchair and has extremely limited mobility in her arms and legs. At camp, however, she was able to enjoy activities such as water skiing, climbing walls, swimming, piano playing, and making tie-dye items.

Post 27 falls to Mishawaka at regional

July 30, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Missed opportunities made all the difference as Plymouth Post 27 fell not once but twice to Mishawaka Post 161 at Indiana American Legion Baseball Regional 1 at Bill Nixon Field over the weekend.

July 27th

American Legion Regional rescheduled

July 27, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The American Legion Baseball Regional tournament was rescheduled Friday.
Plymouth will now play Mishawaka Post 161 at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bill Nixon Field following a 10 a.m. game between South Bend Post 50 and Valparaiso Post 94/170.
The winners will play at 4 p.m. and the losers will play at 7 p.m.

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