Lady Pilgrims open season
Plymouthâ€™s girls golf team opened up its 2012 season with a seventh-place finish at the 12-team Lafayette Harrison Invitational at Battleground Golf Club Monday.
The Lady Pilgrims carded a team score of 374 led by senior Emily Bergerâ€™s 87. Fellow upperclassmen Lauren Rearick and Heather Schrome carded respective scores of 92 and 97, while freshman Morgan Oberley put in Plymouthâ€™s fourth score with a 98 for the day.
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At Battleground Golf Club (par 72)
PLYMOUTH â€” Jeremy Wegner, 34, of Elkhart, and Kimberly Danaher, 27, of Cassopolis, Mich., were injured early Sunday morning while they were traveling northbound on Michigan Road coming onto the overpass ramp for U.S. 31 North. Marshall County police reported that evidence at the scene showed that Wegner's 1980 Yamaha motorcycle went off the roadway and struck the face of the guardrail on the north side of the ramp. The motorcycle continued traveling against the guardrail face for a short distance and came to rest on the overpass in the middle of the ramp.
Jack Hartley, 2, shows off the certificate he received Thursday for completing the Plymouth Public Libraryâ€™s summer reading program. 83 children completed the program in the infant through preschool category.
PLYMOUTH â€” The first Friday in August is upon us this week, and for the last 22 years, that means that it is also time for the Art Thomas Big Red Open.
The annual event brings together hundreds of former Plymouth athletes, family members and friends for a day of golf at the Plymouth Country Club. The event will tee off at 11 a.m. this Friday, with lunch and dinner provided. Cost is $85 per person.
There is also a nine hole tournament option that tees off at 2:30 p.m. and does not include lunch. Cost for nine holes is $50.
ARGOS â€” Last week, 15-year-old Alexis Hicks, of Argos returned home from what is typically her favorite summertime activity â€” attending Camp Riley at Bradford Woods in Martinsville.
â€śShe goes every year, this is her seventh or eighth year,â€ť said her grandmother and caregiver, Mary Conley.
Hicks has cerebral palsy and as a result uses a wheelchair and has extremely limited mobility in her arms and legs. At camp, however, she was able to enjoy activities such as water skiing, climbing walls, swimming, piano playing, and making tie-dye items.
PLYMOUTH â€” Missed opportunities made all the difference as Plymouth Post 27 fell not once but twice to Mishawaka Post 161 at Indiana American Legion Baseball Regional 1 at Bill Nixon Field over the weekend.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The American Legion Baseball Regional tournament was rescheduled Friday.
Plymouth will now play Mishawaka Post 161 at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bill Nixon Field following a 10 a.m. game between South Bend Post 50 and Valparaiso Post 94/170.
The winners will play at 4 p.m. and the losers will play at 7 p.m.
CULVER â€” The first annual Canoe, Kayak.& SUP Poker Run was a great success, according to co-organizer Kathy Clark, director of the Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council.
In all, 41 people signed up to participate, bringing their favorite self-propelled watercraft for some fun competition with friends, family and neighbors, including one participantâ€™s handmade, wooden kayak.
STAUNTON, Virg. â€” Plymouth graduate Meagan Barron was recently named to the USA South Academic All-Conference Tennis Team as a freshman at Mary Baldwin College. She was one of 851 athletes to earn the honor this season.
Barron, a 2011 graduate of Plymouth High School, is a three-sport athlete with the Fighting Squirrels participating in volleyball, basketball and tennis. She was the collegeâ€™s 2011-12 Rookie of the Year and was named Most Competitive on her tennis team on her way to all-conference honorable mention.
Gurtner takes 8th at Mountain Dew Junior Tour championship
LaVille golfer Zach Gurtner tied for eighth in his division at the Mountain Dew Junior Golf Tour Championship Friday at Harrison Hills Golf Club in Attica.
Gurtner shot a 4-over-par 76 to finish in a two-way tie for eighth in the Boys 15-16 competition while friend and Northern State Conference competitor Tyler Prentkowski shot a 13-over 85 to finish in a tie for 18th place in the division.
PCC Lake City Bank Cup event