November 9th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Brian Hamann founded the Plymouth Shockers coed softball team back in 2008 just to have a little fun.
Three years later, the Shockers are headed to the World Series.
HAMMOND â€” Plymouth grad Alex Starr and Purdue University Calumet teammate Kami Graber were rewarded for their impressive performances in the Sleep Inn Tip-Off Classic last week, as each selected to the All-Classic team.
Starr averaged 22.5 points per game in the classic, including Fridayâ€™s game-high 25 points in the Black and Goldâ€™s rout of Midway. She finished the weekend with six trifectas, including a clutch trey in the final minute of regulation to help force overtime against No. 4 Shawnee State.
LAKEVILLE â€” The Northern State Conference recently released its all-conference picks for the 2011 girls soccer season.
LaVille, which won the team title with a perfect 6-0 NSC record, received five picks in Jesse Feitz, Nina Zeiger, Danielle Romano, Breanna DeJarnett and goalie Abby McBride.
Bremen finished 3-3 in NSC play and was awarded four picks in Heather Martin, Jenna Pfeiffer, Sara Krieger and Jessica Tomlinson.
Marshall County Municipal General Election, 11/8/2011
# of Machine Ballots 1826
# of Absentee Ballots 286
# OF PRECINCTS: 8
# OF PRECINCTS REPORTED: 8
# OF PRECINCTS INCOMPLETE: 0
REGISTERED VOTERS: 27.64%
Mayor-City of Plymouth VOTE FOR 1
837 141 0 978 63.67% MARK SENTER (R)
465 93 0 558 36.33% JAMES (JIM) VINALL (D)
City Council At-Large Plymouth VOTE FOR 1
803 150 0 953 62.45% MIKE DELP (R)
489 84 0 573 37.55% MATT MILLER (D)
City Council of Plymouth Dist 1 VOTE FOR 1
PLYMOUTH â€” For the first time ever, all five Plymouth student orchestras are getting together for a community performance. â€śThe Plymouth Orchestras Concert and Dessertâ€ť will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Junior High Auditorium, followed by cookies and punch in the cafeteria. Featured will be the PCYO Concert, Symphony and Chamber orchestras as well as the Lincoln Junior High and Plymouth High School orchestras.
Wabash wins NCAC, earns NCAA tourney berth
Plymouth alum Austin Hodges and North Judson grad C.J. Gum led the Wabash defense a second straight game as the Little Giants won the North Coast Athletic Conference with a 28-17 victory over Wittenberg Saturday.
Hodges and Gum each finished with seven tackles.
Menâ€™s college basketball
Ball State wins exhibition
Randy Davis finished with five points, three assists and two blocks as Ball State posted a 72-47 exhibition victory over Taylor at home at Worthen Arena in Muncie Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Following an extensive review of the sport, the IHSAA Executive Committee voted unanimously to discontinue the Team Wrestling State Tournament following the 2011-12 school year.
Following this yearâ€™s wrestling sectionals on Saturday, Jan. 28, the final separate team tournament will commence with regionals on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and the state finals on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Center Grove High School in Greenwood.
In this week's 'Huddle up' feature photo, Bremen's Abraham Hall, left, and Bremen High School Athletic Director Troy Holmes, right, celebrate the Lions' sectional championship over Lewis Cass at Don Bunge Field last Friday.
The Lions hit the road for a regional match-up with Wheeler this Friday. Kick-off is slated for 7:30 p.m.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Park and Recreation Board will hold their regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. at the Conservation Clubhouse. Mike Reese with the Troyer Group will be presenting two detailed plans for River Park Square, and there will be a discussion of a new dog park. Also, administration will be requesting approval to accept the 3M for new gliders in the park.
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