Archive - Jan 2013
WALKERTON â€” The Lady Falcons regained some confidence with a 59-40 win, and the Lions closed strong in a 52-47 win over the host Falcons in a boys-girls doubleheader at The Aerie Friday night.
LADY FALCONS 59, LADY LIONS 40
John Glennâ€™s girls basketball team won 11 consecutive games earlier this season.
According to Glenn head coach Kyle Amor, though, the Lady Falconsâ€™ 59-40 Northern State Conference win over Bremen Friday in the opener at The Aerie counted as his teamâ€™s most significant conquest.
OD earns 1st win vs Argos
Oregon-Davis outscored Argos 6-4 in overtime, and the Bobcats earned their first win of the season with a 47-45 overtime win over the visiting Dragons Friday night.
Three players scored in double digits for OD led by Blake Hurfordâ€™s 17. Zach Johnston finished with 11 points, including four in the decisive extra period, and Joel Worthington put up 10 for the home team, which moved to 1-9.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels knows his life will change when he leaves Indianapolis and heads north about 65 miles up I-65.
Monday, he begins his tenure as president at Purdue University.
Thursday he took about 40 minutes to talk to a handful of reporters on a conference call. The Pilot News was one of the news organizations invited.
â€śAlmost everything is going to be different,â€ť said Daniels of his new gig. â€śI just hope some of the same principles I learned in office apply.â€ť
Daniels felt that his work in building a consensus at the statehouse will work at Purdue.
HAMLET â€” After last yearâ€™s rout on the road at Argos, Oregon-Davis was looking for a little revenge at home Thursday night.
They got it.
The Class A No. 2 Lady Cats used their signature high-pressure defense to hassle the visitors into 36 turnovers while capitalizing on 27 fouls by the Dragons with 22-of-34 shooting from the line to claim a lopsided 79-53 win over their Sectional 51 rivals at home at The Den.
LAKEVILLE â€” South Bend native and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver David Stremme will return to the Newton Center in Lakeville this Saturday as the site plays host to a dirt track racing seminar from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
MISHAWAKA â€” Former Argos standout and current San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Stults will be returning to the area Saturday.
Stults will be joined by fellow Bethel alum Justin Masterson of the Cleveland Indians for a baseball clinic from 9 a.m. until noon as the Bethel College Athletic Department and Science Department host a â€śStand Up to Cancerâ€ť Day on the collegeâ€™s Mishawaka campus.
Rockies coast, finish perfect NLC season
Plymouthâ€™s wrestling team earned wins in 12 of 14 weight classes, and the Rockies coasted to an unbeaten Northern Lakes Conference dual meet finish on the road at Concord Thursday, 71-9.
Plymouth saw the benefit of four forfeits by the Minutemen, and Rockies wrestlers notched seven pinfalls and a technical fall for the lopsided win.
Kam Markovich, Stephen Abair, Braxton Moore and Nolan Wright earned successive pinfall wins from 132 to 145, and John Stillson claimed his tech fall win 21-6 at 152 pounds.
Charles D. Martin
Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Charles D. Martin, 86, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€” Plymouth Campus.
Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Aug. 27, 1945-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lenda Lee Barcus, age 67, of Plymouth, passed away at 2:27 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.Â
Aug. 15, 1921-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Kathleen D. Martin, age 91, of Plymouth passed away at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor, in Plymouth.Â
Kathleen was born Aug. 15, 1921, in Argos, to Clifford and Madeline (Shaffer) Towne. Kathleen became the bride of Gerald "Pete" Martin on Sept. 6, 1938. The Martins tended to their farms on King Road, in Plymouth, and Apple Road in Tippecanoe, while raising their family. Kathleen also found time, to work outside of her home, and assisted as an aide in the kitchen of Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, for 11 years.