Archive - Sep 2012
Just in time for the countdown to November, Culver Academies' Huffington Concert Series will host musical comedy troupe The Capital Steps (www. capsteps.com) Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ The tone was set early and reinforced often as Plymouth‚Äôs Rockies got a home win against Northern Lakes Conference foe Elkhart Memorial 35-6.
Plymouth had lost its last five home games going back to the 2011 season but dominated a conference opponent to pick up its first home win of the new season. It could be said that the game was pretty well decided in the first possessions for each team.
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Bremen‚Äôs Eric Knepper experienced quite the eventful night Friday.
The junior running back/linebacker stretched across the goal line for the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter ‚ÄĒ his third score of the game ‚ÄĒ exited with leg cramps after that score, and returned in time to record a game-saving sack in the Lions‚Äô 32-28 Northern State Conference football win over Culver Community at Don Bunge Field.
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ John Glenn football coach Justin Bogunia knew his young team would be facing a learning curve at the start of the season.
The Falcons seem to be clicking now.
Glenn reeled off its third straight win Friday night, using a balanced offense and a stingy defense to hand Triton a 39-7 Northern State Conference loss at home.
KNOX ‚ÄĒ Knox got its first win of the year in dominating fashion by defeating LaVille 41-0 at home Friday night.
Not only did the Redskins shut out the visitors, but they held the Lancer offense to 92 total yards. It was the kind of win that head coach Chris McGowen had been waiting for.
‚ÄúWe finally came out and played the way we are capable of playing,‚ÄĚ he said. ‚ÄúIt helps when you have everyone who is supposed to be there there. First week all year where we had all 11 starters on offense and all 11 starters on defense.‚ÄĚ
LAPORTE ‚ÄĒ John Glenn‚Äôs girls golf team celebrated its new sectional alignment with a runner-up finish at the LaPorte Sectional Friday.
The Lady Falcons trumped New Prairie on a tiebreaker to finish second with a 422 team score behind meet champion Hanover Central‚Äôs 408 at Beechwood in their first year at the LaPorte tourney after making the move from the Penn Sectional last year. Glenn now moves on to the Lafayette Jefferson Regional next Saturday, Sept. 22 at Battle Ground.
2nd half dooms CMA at Brebeuf
Brebeuf Jesuit held Culver Military to just 20 yards rushing in the second half, and the host Braves rallied past the Eagles with a 15-point third quarter to hand CMA a 25-15 loss on the road in Indianapolis Friday.
Culver's park board appears to be one step closer to facilitating the long-planned public pier west of the swimming beach.
Tip your glass to the first annual Culver Wine Fair, hosted by the Culver Chamber of Commerce this Saturday, September 15, at the Culver Cove Resort on East Jefferson Street. From 1 to 5 p.m., attendees may Sample offerings from five of Indiana‚Äôs finest wineries while relaxing to live music by Chad Van Herk and Kent Arnberger on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee.
GROVERTOWN ‚ÄĒ¬†An event in Grovertown will have a somber feel among all the cheers and excitement as a fallen Knox teen will be remembered.
Taylor Wagner had a lot of interests. Perhaps chief among them was horses according to Laura Saylor.
Saylor and her family put on the Saylor‚Äôs Arena Grovertown Rodeo every September.
They hold another each June which Wagner was a part of.
Wagner was friend‚Äôs with Laura‚Äôs daughter Shanena Saylor. The two became friends in Starke County 4-H together.