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August 17th

Plymouth girls soccer opens year with win at Argos

August 17, 2012

ARGOS — Plymouth head coach Chuck DeWitt wanted to use Thursday night’s opener at Argos as a forecast for the 2012 season.
The signs looked good.
Plymouth’s girls soccer team used its speed to outshoot the host Lady Dragons 17-7, Allie Wright created three goals for the Rockies — an unassisted strike to put the visitors on the board just 10 seconds in and two own-goals — and Plymouth claimed a 4-0 shutout of area rival Argos on the road.
“It was our opener, and we really didn’t know what kind of team we had,” said DeWitt. “This was a game to show us where we needed to play this season.”

Results 8-17

August 17, 2012

Boys soccer
Lions earn 1st win
Bremen’s boys soccer team earned its first win of the year with a 3-0 shutout of visiting Washington Thursday.
Andrew Huff, Sam Bickle and Danny Reynoso all scored for the Lions. Reynoso and Huff also recorded assists in the win.
• BREMEN 3, WASHINGTON 0
At Bremen
SECOND HALF
B — Andrew Huff (Sam Lacher, Roberto Gonzalez)
B — Sam Bickel (Danny Reynoso)
B — Reynoso (Huff)
Records: Washington 0-1-0, Bremen 1-0-1

Falcons fly past Caston

August 16th

Brenda Uceny sends a thank you to fans and supporters of Morgan

August 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Moved by the outpouring of support for her daughter Morgan Uceny as she made a run at the gold in the women’s Olympic 1500-meters in London last week, Brenda Uceny wishes to send a personal thanks to everyone who showed support and encouragement to Morgan and the rest of the Uceny family.
She writes:

Dodge, Country Auto Center help raise $2,140 for PHS Booster Program

August 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser July 21 and raised $2,140 for the school’s Athletic Booster Program. The Dodge brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new 2012 Dodge Dart, Durango, Journey or Grand Caravan.
“The Dodge brand and our dealers are committed to giving back to the communities where we do business,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO- Dodge Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “That is why we’re proud to support organizations that encourage student development and growth.”

Saturday’s Stewart on dirt track tickets still available

August 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — There are still tickets available to see three-time Nascar Champion Tony Stewart run the dirt track in the SOD wing sprint car race at the Plymouth Speedway Saturday.
Front and pit gates open at 2 p.m. with hot laps starting at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies scheduled for 7 p.m.
Cost is $25 for adults, $8 for children 6-12, and children 5 and under get in free. Pit passes are $30.
To avoid the line at the front gate go to www.plymouthspeedway.net and order tickets online.

Area fighters share card at MFL 26 this Saturday

August 16, 2012

SOUTH BEND — A number of area fighters will be featured at the Michiana Fight League 26 event at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend Saturday.
Plymouth’s John Popi and Dax Guericke will fight for titles at 185 and 125, respectively, while Knox’s Travis Smith and Brandon Shelhart will also compete in title bouts at 205 and 135. Derrick Duszynski will fight for the 170-pound title, while Plymouth’s Trent Keyser, Ed Johnson and Ricky Miller as well as Wesley Wickizer will also be featured on the 20-fight card.

Results 8-16

August 16, 2012

Boys tennis
Lions fall to Concord
Bremen fell 4-1 in a dual boys tennis meet with visiting Concord Wednesday.
The Lions’ sole victory came at 2 doubles, where Krent Hueni and Tommy Foster blanked Aaron Allen and Riley Huffer in two 6-0 sets.
Jalen Bayer extended Matt Kotva to three sets at 2 singles but ultimately succumbed, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
• CONCORD 4, BREMEN 1
At Bremen

August 15th

Lady Dragons draw with KV in opener

August 15, 2012

DEMOTTE — The Argos girls soccer team came back from a 0-3 hole to earn a draw with Kankakee Valley in the opener for both squads in DeMotte Tuesday.
Haley Cox’s corner kick was not cleared by Argos, and Stephanie Scally found the ball at her foot and put the hosts on the board in the 28th minute. With under two minutes to play in the first half, Haleigh Wenglarz scored on a long ball from Ivy Fase and the Kougars grabbed a 2-0 edge at the intermission.

Results 8-15

August 15, 2012

Volleyball
Plymouth falls in 4 in opener at LaPorte
Plymouth’s volleyball team lost its opener on the road to perennial power LaPorte Tuesday in four close sets, 25-22, 20-25, 25-13, 25-23.
Marissa German played a balanced match for the Lady Pilgrims with 12 kills and eight digs, while Andria Shook finished with nine kills and four aces. Amber Redinger put away nine kills with three blocks. Haley Harrell led the team in setting with 25 assists on the night.
• LaPORTE 3 PLYMOUTH 1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-13, 25-23)
At LaPorte
Plymouth stats

Nearly 250 participate in triathlon

August 15, 2012

CULVER — A total of 246 people participated in the Lake Max Triathlon on Saturday.
Jacob Bingham, 19, was the overall winner with a time of 52 minutes, 56.7 seconds for the course.Jennifer Zimmer, 35, was the overall women’s winner with a time of 1:05:16.2, good for 14th place overall.
The triathletes were tested by a course featuring a 400-meter swim in Lake Maxinkuckee, a 10-mile bike ride around the lake and a five-kilometer (3.1 miles) run along the lake. There were 183 individual participants and another 63 involved with men’s, women’s and co-ed teams.

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