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May 2nd, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth earned a split at its final Northern Lakes Conference three-way at home Tuesday, and it was one for the Lady Pilgrims to grow on.
The team picked up only three first-place finishes in a 74-54 loss to Northridge but saw improvement in several events and gained some conference momentum with a 75.66-55.33 win over Goshen on Senior Night.
The Lady Pilgrims conclude the conference dual meet season at 4-3, a projected fourth-place finish behind Warsaw, Elkhart Memorial and Northridge heading into next Tuesdayâ€™s NLC championship meet.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€”Â As a video coordinator at the University of Arkansas, Bremen native Andy Wagner is used to being on the other side of the spotlight.
But the Razorbacksâ€™ Director of Sports Video will get some much-deserved attention of his own when he returns to Indiana to receive the Southeastern Conference Video Coordinator of the Year Award at the 18th Annual Collegiate Sports Video Conference May 14-17 in Indianapolis.
Nixon, Northridge shut out Plymouth
Haley Nixon threw a one-hitter, facing the minimum of 21 hitters as undefeated Northridge downed Plymouth 3-0 Tuesday.
The Raiders manufactured a run in the fourth off Plymouthâ€™s Marissa Sullivan, using an infield hit, a bunt, a stolen base and a sacrifice fly, then tacked on a pair for insurance in the seventh.
Britney Horvathâ€™s bunt single was the only hit and only baserunner for Plymouth.
Plymouth visits Elkhart Memorial today to begin the second round of NLC play.
â€˘Â NORTHRIDGE 3, PLYMOUTH 0
Northridge: 000 100 2 â€” 3 5 0
John Glenn's Brad Foster, Triton's Tanner Shepherd, Bremen's Austen Hayes and LaVille's Grant Frick talk on the 11th tee at Mystic Hills during a break in the action at the Marshall County Golf Tournament Saturday.
KOONTZ LAKE â€” The second event of the Indiana Farm Bureau Tournament Series was held Saturday at Koontz Lake and while the cold, rain, wind and threat of storms kept some anglers at home, record weights were brought to the scales. Hamletâ€™s Matt Hoffer and Ron Pokrajac brought the heaviest five-fish limit ever recorded in a Farm Bureau Series event to dominate the event. The scales registered 15.10 pounds when the bag of fish was weighed in, breaking the previous record of 14.17 pounds that was caught at Koontz Lake two years ago.
PLYMOUTH â€” The roar of engines, the smell of race fuel with a hint of popcorn, and a chill in the air filled the Plymouth Speedway on opening night Friday.
It was an exciting night of racing that saw four drivers at the winnerâ€™s podium in the Outlaw Late Model, Late Model, Street Stock and Hornet classes.
Culver Community sophomore Kayla Shaffer broke her schoolâ€™s 100-meter dash record with an 11.1-second finish during a dual Northern State Conference meet at Triton Thursday.
Triton senior Chandler Slone shot a 78 at Mystic Hills to win the individual championship and lead the Trojans to their fifth straight team championship at the Marshall County Golf Tournament Saturday.
CULVER â€”Â When Triton senior Chandler Slone double bogeyed 17, he could feel the championship slipping away. But he recovered with a 15-foot putt for birdie on the 18th green at Mystic, earning the right to go out on top.
Slone was low medalist with a 78, and the Trojans swept the top three spots to win for the fifth straight time with a dominant 320 at the annual Marshall County Golf Tournament at Mystic Hills Saturday.
Lions win Kouts invite
The Bremen boys track team brought home seven individual firsts and swept all three relays to score a record 184 total points and win the Kouts Invitational Saturday.
Josh Brenneman led the Lions with three individual wins in the long jump and the hurdles races, and he anchored his teamâ€™s winning 1600-meter relay. He broke his own Kouts Invitational records in both hurdles events, which he set last season, clocking a 14.68-second time in the 110 hurdles and a 40.3 in the 300 hurdles.