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February 15th, 2012
WALKERTON â€” The John Glenn School Corporation announced Tuesday that superintendent Richard Reese has been named the 2011 Falcon Award recipient.
A 1973 John Glenn High School graduate, Reese has been with the John Glenn School Corporation for 27 years, seven as the superintendent of schools for the corporation and 20 years as the principal for Urey Middle School.
HAMMOND â€” Purdue University Calumet junior and PHS graduate Alex Starr was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, after joining PUCâ€™s 1,000-point club during PUCâ€™s 77-73 win over Trinity International on Saturday.
The weekly honor is the first of Starrâ€™s career and the fourth for the Peregrines this season, who earned the honor a league-best six times a year ago.
The Plymouth High School girls basketball coaching staff during a break in the action of the Lady Pilgrims' New Prairie Sectional game with South Bend St. Joseph's last week.
In an unusual turn of events, The Indians pulled the ball out midway through the third quarter, and the clock wound down for more than three and a half minutes.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth-based MARCO Bass Masters recently recognized the accomplishments of the 2011 members at the annual awards banquet held at the Brass Rail Bar and Grill.
Plymouth resident Rick Hite claimed his third straight Angler of the Year award after dominating the 2011 season by accumulating 55.61 points with three victories, two seconds and three thirds in eight events.
Shawn Mark of Bourbon was the runner up with 42.71 points. He had two wins and a second place. Brian McNeal of Fort Wayne had 40.86 points to finish third with one win, a second and a third.
The Triton freshman boys basketball team won the Northern State Conference Tournament Feb. 4, beating New Prairie, Bremen and Jimtown at the tourney.
From left to right the champs are front: Landon Kauffman, Kevin Heckaman, Cordale Keyser, Chandler Leacham, Dustin Vuitonett; back: Assistant Coach Matt Landis, Manager Adrian Chupp, Reid Mosson, Austin Sellers, Justin Martin,Â Spencer Glingle, Derek Johnston, Blake Johnson, Coach Steve Duff.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Argos boys basketball vs. South Central 8 p.m.
Bremen boys basketball vs. Tippecanoe Valley 7:30 p.m.
Culver Military boys basketball at Plymouth 7:30 p.m.
Glenn boys basketball vs. NorthWood 7:15 p.m.
OD boys basketball at Covenant Christian 6 p.m.
Triton boys basketball at Rochester 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Bremen boys swimming at South Bend Riley Sectional 5:30 p.m.
Culver boys basketball at South Central 6:30 p.m.
LaVille boys basketball vs. Elkhart Christian 7:30 p.m.
OD boys basketball at Lakeland Christian 6 p.m.
Bremenâ€™s Abe Hall won the heavyweight championship in double overtime at the Merrillville Wrestling Semistate Saturday.
Culver Academiesâ€™ Kayla Miracle became the first female state qualifier in the history of the IHSAAâ€™s 75-year state wrestling series with a fourth-place finish at the Merrillville Semistate Saturday.
HAMLET â€” It was a rematch that Oregon-Davis had been thinking about a long time.
Triton unseated the four-peat sectional champion Lady Cats at last yearâ€™s Sectional 51 championship game, and Saturday, No. 4 OD repaid the favor, rallying past the No. 7 Lady Trojans for a 53-47 championship win to dethrone Triton and retake the crown on the Catsâ€™ home floor at The Den.
Hall wins epic championship, Miracle makes history at semistate
Bremenâ€™s Abraham Hall won the heavyweight championship in double overtime, and Culver Academiesâ€™ Kayla Miracle became the first female wrestler to earn an IHSAA state berth with a fourth-place finish at the Merrillville Wrestling Semistate Saturday.