October 11th, 2011
WALKERTON â€” Tanner Brooks of Walkerton recently competed in the 2012 USA Shooting Olympic Trials in Kerrville, Texas.Â
Brooks, an International Skeet shooter, finished in the top 10 in the first leg of the Olympic trials by shooting a 235/250.Â This event is the first of two tournaments to determine the USA Olympic representatives for International Skeet for the 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Two individuals robbed the Subway restaurant on the corner of Michigan and Jefferson Streets in Plymouth shortly before 2 p.m. this afternoon.
Plymouth police responded to a 911 call from Subway at approximately 1:43 p.m. The suspect had left already and was heading north on Michigan Street in a red Ranger.
Cpl. Ray West and Ptl. Nick Young located the vehicle at approximately 1635 N. Michigan St. Ptl. Young attempted to stop the vehicle for questioning, and the suspect fled.
PLYMOUTH â€” The debate on whether holding a student back a grade in school is more detrimental or beneficial has been going on for as long there have been schools, parents and students. But now, the decision to retain students in third grade who have not achieved a third grade reading level is being taken out of the hands of both local schools and parents.
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is launching the I-READ 3 (Indiana Reading Evaluation and Determination) assessment during the spring 2012 test window, which is March 19-21, 2012.
CULVER â€” Call it a hunch.
Argos starting goalie Jacob Mechling had been performing creditably in goal for more than 87 and a half minutes, but with a shoot-out with Bremen looming, Dragons head coach Todd VanDerWeele subbed in forward and erstwhile keeper Zach Stockman with 6:21 remaining in the second overtime period.
Stockman made two big saves in the shoot-out, and Argos freshman Damon Binkley gave a subdued fist pump after icing his penalty kick to salt away a 3-2 win over the Lions at the Class A Culver Community Boys Soccer Sectional Saturday.
ARGOS â€” Holding onto a tenuous 1-0 lead at halftime, the Argos girls soccer team stayed calm and stuck to the plan.
The Lady Dragons used a dominant possession game to net three more goals in the second half, and the home team rolled to a 4-0 championship victory over Hebron at the Class A Argos Girls Soccer Sectional Saturday at Eugene Snyder Field.
The ISCA No. 14 Lady Dragons advance to the two-team Argos Regional to host No. 20 Hanover Central Saturday at 7 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” The stage was set for the IHSAA State Football Tournament as 315 schools were placed into brackets at the drawing for the 39th annual tourney Sunday.
Sectional play begins Friday, Oct. 21 for all but five teams who drew a bye in their seven-team sectionals.
Eagles fall at semistate
Culver Military Academy fell 4-1 to Penn at the CMA Boys Tennis Semistate at the Gable Tennis Complex Saturday.
Penn advances to the state finals for a quarterfinal Friday with the winner of a match-up between Fort Wayne Canterbury and Indianapolis North Central today.
In the other bracket at CMA, meanwhile, top-ranked Carmel beat Munster 5-0 to move on to host the state quarterfinals in a match-up with Marion.
The Eaglesâ€™ lone win came Saturday came at 2 singles, where Eric Maudhuit beat Michael Wang 6-1, 7-5.
Argosâ€™ Zach Stockman scored two goals and made two saves during a penalty kick-shootout to lift the Dragons over Bremen at the Culver Community Boys Soccer Sectional championship Saturday.
Argosâ€™ Jami Patterson scored five goals in three games for the Lady Dragons as they won the Class A Argos Girls Soccer Sectional last week.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth knew where the ball was going. The Rockies just couldnâ€™t stop him.
Dynamic Goshen slot back Chunie Pung racked up 333 all-purpose yards en route to four touchdowns, and the Redskins handed Plymouth a 30-6 loss at home at The Rockpile Friday.