Archive - 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” If the best kind of learning is hands-on, Plymouth senior Allen Collins has learned quite a bit this year. Since the beginning of the school year, Collins and several other students in the Microsoft Certification class at Plymouth High School have been refurbishing second-hand computers with the intent to resell them and use the money to benefit students in need.
PLYMOUTH â€” Laurie Johnson, of DLZ Engineering, presented Marshall County commissioners with two awards Monday for the work done on Pioneer Road. The first was a state finalist award from the American Council for Engineering Committee (ACEC), which Johnson explained is awarded annually. The second was an Indiana Partnership of Transportation Quality (IPTQ) award for rural road projects. The awards were given to DLZ Engineering, Rieth-Riley, and Marshall County.
The Oregon-Davis girls basketball team breaks from a timeout during the team's Sectional 51 opener with Culver Community at The Den Feb. 8. The Lady Cats unseated the Cavaliers â€” who had ended a string of four straight sectional championships by OD the previous year â€” on their way to the title on their home floor.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Two Plymouth High School boys basketball players and one Bremen player were named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associationâ€™s annual Academic All-State Honorable Mention list.
Plymouth seniors Ryan McNeil and John Ruff and Bremen senior Mitch Huppert were all given the IBCA distinction Monday, while North Judsonâ€™s John Eckert was named to the first team list.
In all, 57 seniors across the state were chosen for first team Academic All-State honors, while an additional 146 boys and 148 girls were selected for the honorable mention distinction.
Boys track and field
8 Lions compete at HSR meet
Eight Bremen boys competed at the Hoosier State Indoor Relays at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion on Saturday.
Josh Brenneman placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 20â€™1/2â€ť, while he and Zack Renner, Sam Lacher and Ryan Zellmer finished seventh in the 4X200 relay with a time of 1:36.07, and Brenneman, Zelmer, Renner and Aaron McKenzie placed 15th in the 4X400 relay with a 3:41.37 time.
Also for the Lions Thomas Dean was 29th in the 3200 with a 10:24.23 time, and Zellmer and Jake Smith both competed in the high jump.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Back in November, when Lincoln Jr. High School teacher Amy Gerard had her students enter a contest using the online program Bullying Academy, she had no way of knowing that they would place first in the nation based on their test scores after going through the unit's content. But they did, and Friday the school held a celebration complete with a pizza party and a visit from Dr. Tony Bennett, head of Indiana Department of Education.
PLYMOUTH â€” NIPSCO will be installing a gas main on Pierce Street from Michigan Street to Walnut Street beginning Tuesday and continuing for approximately 10 days. During this time, traffic on Pierce Street will be restricted in the westbound lane.
BOURBON â€”Â Toby Grose, 40, of Elkhart was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 approaching Beech Road Saturday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by Coleen Gallinger-Miller, 33, of Bourbon, who was traveling northbound on Beech Road. Both vehicles came to rest in the median following the collision. Five people from both of the vehicles were transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw and treated for minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department.
John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson was named All-Northern State Conference for the Falcons last week. He was the lone first team pick for Glenn, which placed third in the NSC, after powering his team with 16.3 points an outing in his senior season.
Culver Girls Academyâ€™s Andrijana Cvitkovic was named to the IBCAâ€™s Girls Underclass All-State first team after averaging 13.57 points per game for the Lady Eagles this season. The junior is one of just 15 underclass players in the state to receive the honor.