August 19th, 2011
BREMEN â€” Braxston Miller was rock solid Friday night.
The 5-foot-11, 198-pound senior back rambled 20 times for 142 yards and two touchdowns, helping Bremen post a 21-8 victory over Plymouth in high school football action at a packed Don Bunge Field.
Miller scored on runs of nine and five yards as the Lions (1-0) ended a 14-game losing streak to Plymouth (0-1).
Senior quarterback Nate Leeper tossed for 88 yards and one score to lead Bremen to its first win over the Rockies since 1988.
BOURBON â€”Â Triton's football team never quite found a way to dam Hoover, or any other Caston player for that matter.
Caston senior running back Trevor Hoover tore up 188 rushing yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the visiting Comets to a 49-28 season-opening win Friday.
All told, Caston, which scored 21 unanswered points to open the game, piled up 378 total yards â€”Â 355 on the ground â€”Â and sent five different players into the end zone behind a dominating offensive line.
CULVER â€” Seven yards, a few inches, one play.
Whichever numbers you measure by, Culver Community came up just short in a 26-21 loss to visiting West Central Friday.
LAKEVILLE â€” During a high school football game, when two of the best players on the opposing team have names like Biggs and Sturdy and they are not the 6-foot-4, 310-pound lineman or the 6-1, 220-pound fullback, you could be in trouble.
That is the situation LaVille High School found itself in Friday night as the 12th-ranked Class A and defending sectional-champion South Central Satellites dished out a 40-0 season-opening defeat on the Lancers behind a punishing running game.
PLYMOUTH â€” At the start of the season, Argos Head Coach Jon Alcorn was concerned about his teamâ€™s ability to finish. How does nine goals in two games sound?
Speedy Lady Dragons junior striker Jami Patterson followed up her hat trick Tuesday with a pair of goals and an assist, and Argos handed rival Plymouth a 3-2 defeat at Kindt Soccerplex Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” With games against LaPorte and Penn, Plymouthâ€™s volleyball schedule throws the Lady Pilgrims right into the fire.
The young Pilgrims dropped a three-game match to a talented visiting Penn squad Thursday, 25-14, 25-13, 25-13, following a similar opening loss to LaPorte at home Tuesday.
James Ronald Cook
NORTH VERNON â€”Â James â€śJimâ€ť Ronald Cook, 68, a former Plymouth resident, living in North Vernon for the past 20 years, died of natural causes in the Columbus Regional Medical Center at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011.
He is survived by a brother, Gail L. (Patty) Cook, North Vernon, and a sister, Carol Jean (Doug) Barnlund, La Marque, Texas.
Visitation is Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Funeral service will begin at 2 p.m.
Brian K. Lehiy
Dec. 1, 1964 â€“ Aug. 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Brian K. Lehiy, 46, a Upas Road resident in Plymouth, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his workplace. Brian has been a Marshall County resident most of his lifetime.
Born Dec. 1, 1964 in Bremen, Brian was the son of Carl R. and Betty J. (Sickmiller) Lehiy. He was a member of the Plymouth High School class of 1983 and played varsity football.
Brian was a hard worker and for the past three years was employed at Hundtâ€™s Auto Salvage in Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€” Next May, Pastor Brett Crump will be taking four months off from his duties as senior pastor at New Palestine Bible Church.
Crump is one of only 19 ministers in Indiana to receive the 2011 Lilly Endowment clergy renewal grant. The grant awards up to $50,000 to ministers to enable them to take time off, travel, and rest.
Crump said that applying for the grant was a pretty involved process.
PLYMOUTH â€” The first day of school on Aug. 17 may have seemed like Christmas to many of the Plymouth High School students. Every student was given a MacBook laptop computer to use at school and at home for the entire 2011-12 school year.
All in all, some 1,300 computers were passed out to students and staff. Faculty members had received theirs prior to the opening day of school and had received specific training on the many ways they can be used to enhance learning.