Archive - 2013
ROCHESTER â€” Gale force winds donâ€™t usually mean good news â€” unless youâ€™re a pitcher.
Four pitchers found that out at Rochester on Tuesday night as the winds howled and the Zebras (5-1) and Plymouth Pilgrims (1-2) battled to a 2-1 final in a game that saw just four hits. It was a night of the pitcher.
Bremen beats up Bethany
Wes Burkholder and Pedro Lopez combined for a one-hitter, and Eric Knepper hit a grand slam for Bremen, which made short work of the Bruins on the road at Bethany Christian Tuesday, 13-0.
Burkholder helped his own cause with two hits, including a triple, while Bobby Cornett also finished with two hits, one a double, and three RBI.
Burkholder surrendered no hits and five walks with four strikeouts in three innings for the win, the Lionsâ€™ second of the week.
Bremen plays host to Plymouth tonight in a game scheduled for 5 p.m.
Lydia Mae (Miller) Schmucker
April 7, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Lydia Mae (Miller) Schmucker, 83, of Nappanee, died at 7:45 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013 at her residence.
Surviving are her children, Marvin (Ruth) Schmucker, Barbara (Jeff) Smith, both of Goshen, Raymond Schmucker, North Webster, John (Kati) Schmucker, Wakarusa, Mary Esther (Norman) Slabaugh, Etna Green, Emmon (Dana) Schmucker, Goshen, Katie Ann (Lloyd) Slabaugh, Nappanee, Daniel (Ruth) Schmucker, Wakarusa; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Susie (David) Miller, Blair, Wis.
BREMEN â€” Police suspect a medical problem caused a semi-tractor trailer driver to veer off U.S. 6 and down an embankment north of Bremen Monday morning.
The accident occurred at 10:44 a.m. just west of Miami Trail.
The driver was identified as 51-year-old Edward E Heward, of Romney, W.Va. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release issued by the County Cornonerâ€™s office late Monday.
The driver was westbound on U.S. 6, west of Miami Trail, in a 2005 Freightliner at about 10:45 a.m. when he went off the roadâ€™s north side, coming to a rest 300-400 feet from the roadway.
William D Tanner
Feb. 13, 1943-April 5, 2013
SOUTH BEND â€” William Dale Tanner, 70, died at 3:55 p.m. April 5, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth, following a lengthy struggle with dementia. His family was at his bedside.
Bill was born in Plymouth, to Robert and Virginia Ruggles Tanner, and resided in and around Plymouth most of his life.
BREMEN â€” U.S. 6 near Bremen was closed earlier today when a semi truck ran off the road and into an embankment. Preliminary information indicates that the driver of the truck may be deceased. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
The Marshall County Coroner and the Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a Culver man while an inmate at the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Plymouth.
44-year-old Kerry A. Pinder of Culver died suddenly Sunday morning while awaiting release from the facility. Marshall County coroner Bill Cleavenger says neither violence nor foul play is suspected. An autopsy by Dr. Joseph Prahlow, a Board Certified Forensic Pathologist, was expected to be conducted Monday in Mishawaka. Pinder had been an inmate at the facility since early Saturday morning.
Monday, April 8
Argos baseball at LaVille JV 5 p.m.
Argos softball at Pioneer 5 p.m.
Bremen baseball vs Elkhart Christian 5 p.m.
Culver Community baseball vs Rochester 5 p.m.
Culver Girls Academy softball at Washington 5 p.m.
Glenn girls tennis vs Bethany Christian 5 p.m.
Plymouth softball at Riley 4:30 p.m.
Plymouth girls tennis at Valparaiso 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9
Bremen baseball at Bethany Christian 5 p.m.
Bremen softball vs Plymouth 5 p.m.
Bremen track vs Tippy Valley/ Culver 5 p.m.
Culver Community softball vs South Central 5:30 p.m.
John Glenn pitcher Kyle Liedtky opened 2-0 on the season last week. He had three strikeouts and allowed no hits in three shutout innings of relief to complement a two-hit, two-RBI performance at Rochester Saturday following his first win in the start in Glennâ€™s opener at OD Monday.
Plymouthâ€™s Allie Wright followed up a two-win performance in the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ track opener Thursday with another two-win finish as Plymouth won the CGA Relays Saturday. Wright won the 400 Thursday and was a winner on Plymouthâ€™s 3200 relay Saturday. She was a winner on the Pilgrimsâ€™ 1600-meter relay both meets.