Archive - 2013
Bremenâ€™s Jasmine Schafer helped set two meet records while winning four events as the Lady Lions won the Kouts Relays Saturday.
CULVER â€” Whatever a playerâ€™s score on the front side at Mystic, he can usually count on adding a few stokes on the courseâ€™s hilly back nine. Tritonâ€™s Quentyn Carpenter shaved one.
Carpenter entered the turn trailing fellow top flighter Trent Elliott of Culver Community as well as teammate Ryan Rapp and Cam Gurtner of LaVille by a stroke, but he birdied the 12th and 13th to move into the lead, then followed a bogey on the 15th with par golf over the final three holes to reclaim the individual Marshall County Golf Championship with an even-par 71 Saturday.
Lions win Kouts Relays
Bremenâ€™s boys track and field team won seven different events, and the Lions won the team championship at the Kouts Relays Saturday.
Reid Zellmer was a triple winner for Bremen in the open 400, the 4x400 relay with Jon Stoller, Joel Miller and Kevin Heckaman and the 4x100 relay with Heckaman, Caleb Walter and Evan Wilson.
Thomas Dean won the 800 and ran anchor for Bremenâ€™s winning 3200 relay team comprised of himself, Clayton Thornton, Bryan Starcevich and Kris Wickens. Nate Strehler won the discus, and Beau Beeson won the pole vault at the big meet.
Danny Lee McGowen Sr.
April 24, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Danny Lee McGowen Sr., 67, of Rochester died April 24, 2013 at 1:10 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a sudden illness.
He is survived by daughters, Tammy Fetters of Plymouth, Wendy (Eric) Jones of Avon, Lisa Kistler of Winamac; Dana (Brian) Orkis of North Judson; sons, Brian McGowen of Argos, Chris (Kassi) McGowen of Knox, Danny (Amber) McGowen Jr. of Winamac; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Sharon (Gary) Ringle of Rochester, Beverly Howton of Wakarusa; and brother, Ronald (Lynn) McGowen of Lancaster, Pa.
PLYMOUTH â€” Analyzing the Plymouth Pilgrimsâ€™ Friday game with NorthWood, you could say the weather was beautiful at Bill Nixon Field.
It was hard to find much else positive as Plymouth had one of those games teams have in a long baseball season, dropping a 15-0 decision in five innings. The Pilgrims surrendered a seven spot to the Panthers â€” highlighted by a three-run homer by NorthWoodâ€™s Blake Cleveland â€” digging a hole it was hard to dig out of.
PLYMOUTH â€” Freshman Bre Martin drove in Bailey Brown on an 0-2 count for the game-winning run, and Plymouthâ€™s softball team clinched a 4-3 Northern Lakes Conference victory over visiting NorthWood Friday night.
It was the second walk-off NLC win of the week for the Lady Pilgrims, who
â€śIt was really exciting for our team to have a second walk-off victory in one weekâ€™s time, and especially for Bre to come through. It was a great play for a freshman able to execute and support her team that way,â€ť said Plymouth softball coach Haley Church.
â€śIt was exciting, a great Friday night.â€ť
Bremen shells Knox
Bremen racked up 17 hits, Knox committed six errors, and the Lady Lions polished off their hosts in five, 18-0 Friday night.
Mikayla Gardner finished 4-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs, four runs and two stolen bases.
Lexi Pate went the distance inside the circle, surrendering only three hits with six strikeouts and three walks.
Emily Molden homered and Megan Stouder tripled for Bremen in the Northern State Conference win.
Emmy Stephenson finished with two hits, and Madison Brown doubled for the Redskins.
â€˘ BREMEN 18, KNOX 0 (5 inn.)
BOURBON â€” Tritonâ€™s Northern State Conference champion girls and boys basketball teams each received three first-team selections as the 2012-13 All-NSC teams were announced this week.
Senior forward Breanna Lemler, junior guard Taylor Hatfield and sophomore guard Kylie Mason were all named for the NSC-undefeated repeat conference champion Lady Trojans, while senior guard Clay Yeo, senior post Seth Glingle and junior forward Tanner Shepherd were chosen for the Trojans, who tied for league championship honors with New Prairie.
Norman Charles Crouch
Aug. 12, 1937 - April 24, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Norman Charles Crouch, 75, a Plymouth resident since 1971, coming from Huntington, W.Va., passed away at 7:15 p.m. in St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, following an illness.
The son of Charles Cooper and Bessie Wilma Bryant Crouch, Norm was born Aug. 12, 1937 in Parkersburg, W.Va. He graduated from Winsor High School in Willow Wood, Ohio in 1955.
On July 30, 1988, Norm and Judy Lynn Parish were married in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Argos.
Opal Eloise Jones
Feb. 16, 1915 - April 24, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Opal Eloise Jones, 98, formerly of Plymouth, passed away of natural causes at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Opal was a resident of the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Milford for the past two years.
Born Feb. 16, 1915, in Hepton, Kosciusko County, she was the daughter of Edward Clinton and Cora (Miller) Conrad.
She graduated from Nappanee High School with the class of 1933.
In August of 1967, Opal and Orville Jones were married. Orville died in 1973.