Archive - Mar 2013
March 17, 1927 - Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Frank Polletta, 85, peacefully entered eternal life at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Plymouth.
He was born at home in Steger, Ill., on March 17, 1927, the son of Frank and Asunta (Stella) Polletta.
He graduated from Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving during WWII and was honorably discharged Aug. 2, 1946.
STATE POLICE, LOCAL AGENCIES GATHER TO DISCUSS, PLAN
According to presenters at an event last Thursday, chances are a mass shooter at a local school, business, or public place will already have departed, committed suicide, or been disarmed by a bystander before law enforcement agencies arrive at the scene -- in which case, civilians need to think ahead and plan, should the worst take place.
PLYMOUTH â€” Turnovers were the name of the game at Thursdayâ€™s rescheduled round one Class 3A Sectional basketball games at Plymouth.
Culver Military surrendered too many during a second-quarter spurt by Marian en route to an eventual 64-39 loss to the Knights, and the No. 6-ranked Pilgrims capitalized on them in a 59-33 romp over Jimtown in the late game.
Plymouth takes on Mishawaka Marian in the late semifinal tonight at Plymouth following an earlier contest between John Glenn and St. Joseph at 6 p.m.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln 7th advances in NELMSC tourney
The Lincoln seventh grade girls basketball team advanced in the first round of the Northeast Lakes Middles School Conference Tournament, defeating Indian Springs 35-13.
Leading scorers for the Red Storm were Leena Tetzloff and Alli Andrews with six points apiece.
Lincoln plays Saturday at Indian Springs to finish out the tournament.
Menâ€™s college basketball
Chargers close season with loss to Muskegon