Archive - Jan 18, 2013
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Centers for Disease Control reported Thursday that flu deaths in Indiana are now at epidemic levels.
The Indiana State Department of Health stated in a press release that 27 people have died of the flu this season. By comparison, in 2011-12 there were no flu deaths and just three deaths in the 2010-11 season.
â€śWe are experiencing a more severe season than in recent years, however itâ€™s important to recognize that flu is unpredictable and we have been through this before,â€ť said State Health Commissioner William VanNess II in a statement.
LAKEVILLE â€” Tritonâ€™s girls relied on some accurate outside shooting to gap LaVille in the first half.
The shots stopped falling in the second half, but fortunately for the Lady Trojans, they were able to knock down enough free throws to ride out their halftime cushion in a 56-50 Bi-County semifinal win over the host Lady Lancers Thursday night.
LAKEVILLE â€” With five of the last six Bi-County championships, the Lady Cats may have already been looking ahead to this yearâ€™s championship at Thursdayâ€™s semifinals.
It wasnâ€™t pretty, but Oregon-Davis got the convincing win, using its signature pressure defense to jump out to a 38-11 halftime lead and coasting to an eventual 69-42 win over Culver Community in the early semifinal at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
Longtime Bremen girls basketball coach Marty Huber was recognized as the girls Bi-County Tournamentâ€™s all-time winningest coach in a special ceremony between semifinals Thursday.
Four area players â€” two from Bremen and one each from Plymouth and Culver Community â€”Â were named to the Indiana Football Coaches Associationâ€™s Region 2 All-Star Team Wednesday night.
Bremenâ€™s Ethan Pike and Bobby Cornett were named at wide receiver and free safety, respectively, while Plymouth running back Sam Stevens was given an at-large nomination, and Culver Communityâ€™s Matt Hurford was named on the defensive line.
The quartet of area players were joined by 24 other players â€”Â 14 offensive and 14 defensive â€” as members of the All-Star squad for Region 2, which includes 29 schools.