June 22nd, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS â€”Â The IHSAA Executive Committee approved a portion of an Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA) proposal in adding a sixth classification to the football state tournament beginning in 2013-14. The Committee also voted in favor of a two-year tournament success factor in each team sport (baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball volleyball), an accumulation of points by which any school would move up one class based on tournament series performance during that time.
Mona M. Stetler
Sept. 9, 1945 â€“ June 20, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Mona M. Stetler, 66, a lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
The daughter of Dean B. and Cecilia Kinzie Dipert, Mona was born Sept. 9, 1945 in Plymouth. She attended Plymouth Schools. Jan. 26, 1986, in Inwood, Mona and Pete Stetler were married. Pete preceded her in death Dec. 1, 2002.
Mona had been a production worker at Aker Plastics for six and one half years.
PLYMOUTH â€” More than 50 local children make up the cast of this weekendâ€™s Jack in the Beanstalk performance from the Plymouth Missoula Childrenâ€™s Theatre. Organizer Donna Georgen said that she appreciates being a part of Missoula because each yearâ€™s productions are so appreciated by the children and the community.
â€śOne of the things that has been so appealing about bringing Missoula to the area every year is that the tour directors are always prepared and the kids love it â€” they could do it all summer long,â€ť said Georgen.
PLYMOUTH â€” The annual Marshall County Relay for Life is this Saturday and Sunday at Centennial Park in Plymouth.
Organizer Becky Milliser said that her favorite part of the overnight event is spending time with other cancer survivors and their friends and family.
â€śI just love the whole relay experience, just hearing other peoples stories and what they have gone through,â€ť said Milliser. â€śWe are kind of like a family.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Post 27 used the momentum from Wednesday nightâ€™s comeback win to pick up its second victory in as many days, defeating Post 418/60 out of Logansport, 10-5.
The Diamond Spyders got benefited from a strong pitching performance from Sean Liedtky.Â He went seven innings for the victory and gave up two earned runs on five hits while striking out six.Â Wally Dickman relieved him in the eighth and struck out five Logansport hitters over the final two innings to secure the win.
Post 418/60 started the game with a run to pick up the early lead.Â
The Plymouth Post 27 Diamond Spyders American Legion baseball team is off to an 8-3 start to the season. Here is the complete team and its remaining schedule.
Jerry Clark, of Grovertown, caught these 21-inch large mouth bass caught at Gilbert Lake,Ancilla College.
LAKEVILLE â€”Â A former contracted school bus driver for the Union-North United School Corporation has filed a lawsuit against the school corporation, current and former superintendents, school board members, and the former Director of Transportation alleging that she â€śexperienced a continuing history of harassment, intimation, retaliation and negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress beginning in January of 2011.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â When Philip Cooper, 61, of Bloomington, decided to take a trip across Indiana for a cause this summer, he chose an unusual method of transportation for a reason.
â€śThis is neither more comfortable nor more effective than a bicycle,â€ť said Cooper, standing next to his bright neon green elliptical-style bike. â€śItâ€™s meant for cross training for runners, but for my purposes â€” to get attention â€” itâ€™s ideal.â€ť
Grace Patterson Gibbs
June 25, 1915-June 20, 2012