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February 3rd, 2012

Pilgrims close with loss to Goshen

February 3, 2012

PLYMOUTH — After losing a pair of players to injuries at St. Joe, a rough second half Tuesday translated into a slow start in Plymouth’s regular season-closer Thursday.

Results 2-3

February 3, 2012

Girls basketball
Bremen clinches share of Northern State Conference
Bremen got off to a fast start with 20 points in the first quarter, and the Lady Lions clinched a share of the Northern State Conference crown with a 59-25 win at Jimtown Thursday.
Jenna Pfeiffer scored 24 points to lead all scorers, her third straight game with 20-plus points, including 35 in a win at Wawasee Tuesday. Kailee Feldman finished with 15 in the regular season-closer.
Jimtown was led by Ally Vicsik’s nine points.

Ancilla athletes’ academic numbers up from 2010

February 3, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Ancilla College student-athletes continued to do well in the classroom as the college reported some hefty increases in grade point averages for fall athletes over last year’s fall numbers.
The Ancilla Athletic Department reported that 52 of its student-athletes finished the fall 2011 semester with a 3.0 grade point average or better, an increase of 11 students over the same period last year. Twenty-one of these students had a 3.5. GPA and many of those were on the dean’s list. Overall, the fall athlete GPA came in at 2.771 compared to a 2.608 GPA in the fall of 2010.

February 2nd

Death notices 2-2-12

February 2, 2012

Mark K. Dale
Jan. 31, 2012
NAPPANEE — Mark K. Dale, 54, of Nappanee, died at 8:50 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; sons, Justin (Mary) Dale, Nappanee, Nathan (Sareen) Dale, South Bend; a grandson, Brayden Dale; his parents Richard and Patricia Dale, Sherburne, N.Y., brothers, Dwight (Grace) Dale, Mooresvile, N.Y., Michael Dale, Sherburne, N.Y. and a sister, Lori (Greg) Levengood, Tully, N.Y.

Marion J. Grodowski

February 2, 2012

Marion J. Grodowski
December 28, 1920 – January 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH – Marion J. Grodowski, 91, a resident of Plymouth since 1935 has died of natural causes. His death occurred at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.

6 more weeks of winter

February 2, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY -- This morning at Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, thus declaring six more weeks of winter.

Free piloxing class Saturday

February 2, 2012

Fitness Forum at LifePlex in Plymouth is offering a free piloxing class at 9 a.m. Saturday, in recognition of "Go Red for Women Day" and heart health. The fun, energizing class is a combination of Pilates and boxing and it is open to all in the community.

Challenge is being met at Ace

February 2, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Ace Fitness in Plymouth has stepped up to contribute to the United Way annual campaign.
Owner Cindy Danielson said Ace has been holding weight loss contests for members for several years.
“This year, I decided to use part of the $25 fee from participants for a United Way donation,” Danielson said. Participants pay $25 and $15 of the fee is put into a pot for the biggest loser — and $10 for United Way. So far, Ace has accumulated $250 for the United Way.
The amount of weight loss is measured in percentages, according to Danielson.

O-D to induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday

February 2, 2012

HAMLET — Oregon-Davis High School will induct six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.
The new members of the Hall of Fame will be formally announced between the O-D-Westville junior varsity and varsity boys games.
This year, besides two members of Oregon-Davis graduating classes, the school will also be honoring four members of graduating classes of the two schools that preceded Oregon-Davis — Grovertown and Hamlet High Schools — before the school system was consolidated.
New inductees for Oregon-Davis are Tara Kensinger and Ralph Pearish.

Argos’ VanDerWeele is Ball State Alumnus Soccer Coach of the Year

February 2, 2012

ARGOS — Argos boys soccer coach Todd VanDerWeele has been named the 2011-12 Ball State University Alumnus Soccer Coach of the Year the college announced Wednesday.
A 1995 graduate of Ball State, Vanderweele led the Dragons to sectional and regional titles — ending 10-year championship dry spells — with a 13-7 win-loss record this season.
VanDerWeele was selected by a vote of other Ball State alumni head soccer coaches at Indiana high schools.

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