June 25th, 2012
Chad Hundt helps his 8-year-old son, Kayden with his "Big Catch" at a friend's home in Plymouth. Submit your â€śBig Catchâ€ť photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Marshall County was honored by being the host site of the 2012 Indiana Farm Management Tour on June 20 and 21.
The annual tour is presented by the Purdue University Agricultural Economics Department and the Cooperative Extension Service. Participants come from all over Indiana and surrounding states. This year, seven attendees were from Afghanistan â€”students from the Kabul University who are studying for advanced degrees at Purdue.
PLYMOUTH â€” The annual motorcycle ride supporting the Heminger House will take place Saturday. This is the first year that the event is being organized completely by Heminger House staff and volunteers â€” previously, the ride was supported in part by United Way. The ride has grown in participants significantly each year, and director of Heminger House Annie Wojcik said they hope to sign up about 150 people this year.
â€śThe money raised will be used for operating expenses,â€ť explained Wojcik. â€śWe also need funds to help women rent u-hauls when they move (out of the shelter).â€ť
MUNCIE â€” Sunday was a rough day for Post 27.
The Diamond Spyders dropped both games of a doubleheader, losing the first 9-4 and the second game 9-8 to Post 19 on the road in Muncie.
MUNCIE 9, PLYMOUTH 4
Things started out well for Plymouth.
LAKEVILLE â€” LaVille softball record-holder Valerie Ingle has signed on to continue her softball career with Ancilla College beginning in the 2012-2013 season.
Ingle, who earned all four of her varsity letters in softball for the Lancers, spent most of her time as shortstop at LaVille. She was a member of the All-Northern State Conference First Team her junior and senior seasons and was also named MVP for her team during those seasons. Ingle was an All-Conference Honorable Mention team member as a sophomore.
Kolter competes at Northern Junior Masters
Plymouthâ€™s Nate Kolter shot an 89 at Pine Valley to finish tied for 72nd at the Indiana Golf Foundationâ€™s Northern Junior Masters competition Sunday in Fort Wayne.
Kolter carded a 42 on the front side but shot a 47 on the back to slide into 72nd after one round at the event. Play continues with a second round today.
Schenk ties for 6th at Chippendale
Plymouthâ€™s John Schenk tied for sixth place in an Indiana Golf Foundation event at Chippendale in Kokomo June 22.
Culver Academies has, of course, graduated famous names like Hal Holbrook, George Steinbrenner, Jonathan Winters, and numerous others of renown. Unbeknownst to many, though, Culver's pride of place has every right to swell at the mention of Daniel Carter Beard, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Robert Baden-Powell.
Imagine you are a race car driver about to win the Indianapolis 500. Heading into the last turn, you can see the checkered flag waving up ahead.
Suddenly, out of nowhere, a slower driver spins and crashes into you, sending your car into the wall. You can only watch as one of your teammates zooms past and steals the victory.
How do you feel?
Q: Last year you won the Diamond League womenâ€™s 1500-meter championship. What was that experience like?
INDIANAPOLIS â€”Â The IHSAA Executive Committee approved a portion of an Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA) proposal in adding a sixth classification to the football state tournament beginning in 2013-14. The Committee also voted in favor of a two-year tournament success factor in each team sport (baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball volleyball), an accumulation of points by which any school would move up one class based on tournament series performance during that time.