LaPorte 54, John Glenn 50
NorthWood 56, Plymouth 55
Culver Community 48, Jimtown 34
MARSHALL COUNTY â The state is expected to certify the school grades today, after finishing appeals this week. The school grades are a measure of school performance and looks at a number of factors, including test scores, achievement and other factors.
Details on the scores and a comparison chart will be provided in tomorrow's Pilot News.
By Rusty Nixon
PLYMOUTH â It was back into the win column for Plymouthâs Lady Pilgrims over an NLC opponent as they beat the Warsaw Lady Tigers in a defensive slug fest Thursday, 32-26.
Both teams struggled to find anything offensively as each defense clamped down in drastically different ways â Plymouth in their patented man-to-man and Warsaw with a 2-3 zone. In the end the Plymouth offense was spurred by â what else? â tighter defense.
Rockies stay perfect in NLC
Plymouthâs wrestling team kept its Northern Lakes Conference record perfect with a dominant 57-12 win on the road at NorthWood Thursday night.
The Rockies won in 11 of 14 weight classes, including six by pinfall and one by tech fall as they moved to 4-0 in the NLC with a 12-1 overall slate.
Osman Solis, Cody Allmon, Kam Markovich and Triston Rodriguez all scored pinfall wins between 113 and 132 pounds, while Aaron Houin and Drew Dodson won by fall at 182 and heavyweight.
Barbara A. Sowards
March 16, 1936 â Dec. 17, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Barbara A. Sowards, 77, of Lawrence Lake Drive, passed away after an extended illness at 7:56 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth Campus.
The daughter of Burton F. and Marguerite Craig Johnson, Barbara was born March 16, 1936 in Detroit, Mich. She graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in Kansas with the class of 1953.
Barb would marry Jack Hann who would precede her in death in 1970. In 1973, she married Clarence E. Sowards. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Arnold âHankâ Hite
Nov. 4, 1925 - Dec. 17, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Arnold H. âHankâ Hite, 88, of Plymouth, passed away at 12 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the HospiceÂº House, in South Bend.
PLYMOUTH â The mobile food pantry will be in Plymouth at the National Guard Armory from 10 a.m. - noon.
BOURBON â Two foreign exchange students are a long way from their home and traditions this holiday. They share their culture and thoughts in today's Pilot News.
Thelma Ruth Gates
Aug. 29, 1916 - Dec. 15, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Thelma Ruth Gates, 97, of Plymouth, formerly of Argos, passed away Dec. 15, 2013 at 10:25 p.m. at Millerâs Merry Manor â Plymouth. She had been in declining health for several months.
She was born Aug. 29, 1916 in Steuben County to Harley and Ruth (Mountain) Cosper. She has lived in the Argos community since March 1, 1948, coming from Plymouth where her and her husband Otto had lived for six years.
On Oct. 19, 1937 in Hamilton she married Otto H. Gates. He preceded her on Sept. 28, 2005.
Thomas N. Houghton
Jan. 15, 1924 - Dec. 7, 2013
Nelson Thomas âTomâ Houghton, 89, of Catonsville, Md., passed away unexpectedly, Sat., Dec. 7, 2013.