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February 13th, 2012

Eloise Runkle

February 13, 2012

Eloise Runkle
Jan. 26, 1929 – Feb. 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Eloise Runkle, 83, a Plymouth resident since 1988, coming from Rochester, passed away at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver.
The daughter of Rev. Roy R. and Blanche R. Cochran Alexander, Eloise was born Jan. 26, 1929 in Hartford City. She was a 1947 graduate of Roll High School.
Feb. 21, 1965 in South Bend, Eloise married Charles Runkle.  Charles died Jan. 2, 1985.

TCU Athlete of the Week Abe Hall

February 13, 2012

Bremen’s Abe Hall won the heavyweight championship in double overtime at the Merrillville Wrestling Semistate Saturday.

King's Jewelry Athlete of the Week Kayla Miracle

February 13, 2012

Culver Academies’ Kayla Miracle became the first female state qualifier in the history of the IHSAA’s 75-year state wrestling series with a fourth-place finish at the Merrillville Semistate Saturday.

Lady Cats back on top at sectional

February 13, 2012

HAMLET — It was a rematch that Oregon-Davis had been thinking about a long time.
Triton unseated the four-peat sectional champion Lady Cats at last year’s Sectional 51 championship game, and Saturday, No. 4 OD repaid the favor, rallying past the No. 7 Lady Trojans for a 53-47 championship win to dethrone Triton and retake the crown on the Cats’ home floor at The Den.

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February 13, 2012

Hall wins epic championship, Miracle makes history at semistate
Bremen’s Abraham Hall won the heavyweight championship in double overtime, and Culver Academies’ Kayla Miracle became the first female wrestler to earn an IHSAA state berth with a fourth-place finish at the Merrillville Wrestling Semistate Saturday.

Alex Starr reaches 1,000-point mark in PUC win

February 13, 2012

HAMMOND — Plymouth alum Alex Starr became the 15th member of Purdue University Calumet’s 1,000-point club on Saturday afternoon, but her biggest highlight of the day came with 37 seconds left as her three-pointer helped lift the Peregrines to a 77-73 victory over Trinity International.
Starr led all scorers with 23 points, needing less than two minutes to become the fifth player during the Tom Megyesi era to score 1,000 career points with the first of her five three-pointers on the day.

Lincoln wrestlers win Indian Springs invite

February 13, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — The Lincoln Junior High wrestling team went 5-0 to win the Indian Springs Invitational Saturday.
After a slow start against Adam’s Central (66-34), the boys improved drastically in the next three rounds by beating Lakeland 103-6, Garret 90-18, and East Noble 102-10. They closed out the day on a high note, defeating a tough Indian Springs squad 68-48.
In a day where the young Rockies were shorthanded due to illness and injury it was a total team effort that got the victory.

Plymouth alum Bayley named HCAC All-Academic

February 13, 2012

FRANKLIN — Allison Bayley, a 2010 graduate of Plymouth High School and former member of the PHS girls golf team, was named to the 2011 Tom Bohlsen Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic team as a golfer at Franklin College.
The Franklin Grizzlies Women’s Golf Team won the 2011 HCAC Golf Championship to earn an automatic qualification for the 13th annual NCAA Division III National Championship which will be played in Angola in May.

February 12th

Culver Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Family Dollar Store

February 12, 2012

On Saturday, February 11, at approximately 8:40 p.m., a male subject was reported as entering the Family Dollar Store located 18701 S.R. 10 in Culver. Once inside the store the male subject approached the cashiers and displayed a weapon and bag then demand money from the cashiers at gunpoint.

February 11th

'Everybody wins' - community emphasized in 2012 Lake Max Triathlon

February 11, 2012

Culver has been no stranger to triathlon events in recent years, but organizers of a new such event slated for August 11 feel “everybody wins” due to a complete overhaul of the endeavor, with a much greater emphasis on the entire community -- and two local service organizations as beneficiaries.

Dana Neer, a lead organizer of the 2012 event and Wellness director at Culver Academies (and monthly Culver Citizen columnist), notes there were “some difficulties” surrounding the last two Culver triathlons a few years ago, which were led by outside organizations.

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