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May 17th, 2012

Wi-Fi for Centennial Park considered

May 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Board of Public Works and Safety heard an interesting proposal Monday from DC Tech owner Dan Sammartano. DC Tech is a small Internet company based in Plymouth that currently provides a limited amount of free Wi-Fi to the downtown area, in exchange for attaching DC Tech equipment to city water towers. Sammartano requested to put additional equipment on the city’s west water tower in order for the company to service Yogi Bear Jellystone Park.
“They need a large amount of bandwidth (to cover the area),” said Sammartano to board members.

Lady Trojans trump LaVille at Bremen Sectional opener

May 17, 2012

BREMEN — The state tournament is all about surviving and advancing, and that’s just what Triton’s girls tennis team did Wednesday.
It wasn’t the Lady Trojans’ best tennis, but it was good enough to secure a 4-1 victory over LaVille in the opener at the Bremen Tennis Sectional at DeSantis Courts.
“It was close because we almost did lose there at the beginning,” said Triton head girls tennis coach Jennifer Potter. “You can’t overlook anybody.

Baseball sectional schedules announced

May 17, 2012

Due to a scheduling conflict, the opening game at the Class 3A Sectional 19 baseball tournament at Plymouth was flip-flopped with a later game at the tourney.

Swan Lake and Ancilla hosting National JuCo DII Golf Championship

May 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The top community college golfers from across the United States will be coming to Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth next week for the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Division II Golf Championship.
Over 110 of the nation’s best junior college golfers from a total of 43 teams will be competing in the event. Ancilla College is hosting the NJCAA finals this year and again in 2014. Practice rounds begin on Sunday, May 20 and continue through Monday. Round one action begins on Tuesday, May 22 at 7 a.m. and will conclude on Friday with round four.

Same story for Pilgrims in 7-3 loss to Northridge

May 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — It was deja vu all over again for the Pilgrims.
Once again the Plymouth baseball team gave up a couple big innings to its opponent and once again defensive miscues made the difference in a 7-3 loss to the Northridge Raiders Wednesday night at Bill Nixon Field.
The Pilgrims wrapped up the their NLC schedule with the loss, sliding to a 6-8 conference finish.

Results 5-17

May 17, 2012

Girls tennis
CGA, Judson advance at CGA Sectional
Culver Girls Academy beat Knox 4-1, and North Judson topped Rochester 3-2 in the semifinals at the CGA Girls Tennis Sectional at the Gable Tennis Complex in Culver Wednesday.
The Lady Eagles advance to face the Jays in the championship tonight at 5:30 p.m.
CGA won on all courts except 1 doubles, where Knox’s Miranda Shepherd and Chelsea Collins survived in individual tournament play with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Pita Navarro and Maria Solis.
North Judson won in straight sets at 1 and 2 singles and 1 doubles.

Plymouth wins Rochester Sectional

May 17, 2012

ROCHESTER — Senior Lindsay Downs hasn’t had many hero moments in her time with the Plymouth girls track program.
She had a big one Tuesday.
With defending champ Culver Girls Academy and Plymouth swapping leads throughout the night, Downs PRd by two feet in the shot put with a 31-02 throw to finish sixth and lift the Lady Pilgrims to a narrow team championship at the Rochester Sectional, 129-128 over CGA.

Results 5-16

May 17, 2012

Girls track
Pfeiffer leads Bremen at sectional
Jenna Pfeiffer earned a trio of regional berths, including the high jump championship, and the host Lady Lions placed fifth with 55 points at the Bremen Girls Track Sectional Tuesday.
Mishawaka won the team championship with 124 points, while John Glenn finished 10th and LaVille was 11th.
Pfeiffer placed third in the 100 hurdles, second in the 300 hurdles and cleared 5 feet, 4 1/4 inches in the high jump for the championship, qualifying for next Tuesday’s Warsaw Regional in all three events.

May 16th

Earthworks holding summer camps

May 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Earthworks is accepting applications for its summer camp program.
The summer day camps provide unique and fun experiences for children age 6-10. Among the activities specially designed for children are: caring for farm animals, gardening, baking bread, making jam, hiking, swimming, and nature photography. Programs for older children include a young chef’s week, complete with celebration banquet at the end, and a nature photography week, which features a trip to Chicago and a closing gallery exhibit of the children’s work.

First graders work on interactive map

May 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Creating a multi-media presentation for the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is Washington Elementary first graders’ latest project-based learning endeavor. Monday and Tuesday, the first graders worked with Plymouth High School desktop publishing students to put together an interactive map of the zoo for visitors to the zoo’s website.

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