May 7th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” The eighth year of the Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market (PFM) opens this Saturday, traditionally the day before Motherâ€™s Day.
As in past years, Art Heminger of Balloon Art will be on hand to twist and tweak balloon creations for young and old. Youngsters can plant flowers in baby shoes for their special mom thanks to Sr. Sue Rogers of Earthworks and Mike Woolfington. Master Gardeners will feature a display on â€śMaking Your Garden Grow.â€ť
Entertainment kicks off with Gabriele Hill directing the Plymouth Community Youth Orchestra at 9:30 a.m.
Culver Communityâ€™s Bradley Beaver earned wins in all eight of his events as the Cavaliers beat crosstown rival Culver Military last Wednesday and Northern State Conference foe Knox Friday.
Plymouth freshman Allie Wright capped off a conference unbeaten streak in the 400-meter dash as the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ concluded the Northern Lakes Conference dual meet season with a three-way home meet against Northridge and Goshen last Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a case of Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde for the Plymouth Pilgrim baseball team in its own invitational tournament on Saturday.
The Pilgrims played well in a 7-5 victory in the first game of the day versus the Penn Kingsmen but after a long lay-off between games they seemed to lose focus and lost in the championship game to Crown Point 14-2.
PLYMOUTH 7, PENN 5
Joe Dragani made the best of his second varsity start on the mound Saturday against Penn.
Triton wins LaVille invite
Quentyn Carpenter led the field with a 1-under-par 71 at Sprig Oâ€™Mint, and the Trojans beat out host LaVille by six strokes for the championship at the LaVille Invitational Saturday.
John Glenn was fourth with a score of 343, Bremen was sixth with a 365, and Oregon-Davis rounded out the 10-team field with a 477.
Austin Kanarr shot a 74, Chandler Slone carded a 77, and Tanner Shepherd shot an 83 for the Trojans.
The Culver Boys and Girls Club (CBGC) has announced its annual silent auction to be held Friday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at Culver Academiesâ€™ Lay Dining Center. This year's theme is â€śBuilding Brighter Futures.â€ť
The evening includes a delicious buffet dinner, exciting entertainment, and both silent and live auctions, featuring items to please every bidder. All proceeds from the event fund the operation and implementation of programs for over 300 members of our local club.
If Friday nightâ€™s racing is any indication of the kind of racing to be seen this season, it will be one exciting year at Plymouth Speedway.
Plymouth baseball fans cheer on the Pilgrims during a fifth-inning rally in a home game with Concord Friday.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Plymouth Pilgrims have found some interesting ways to win game at home this season, and Fridayâ€™s contest with the Concord Minutemen was no exception.
This time, however, it wasnâ€™t a new way to win.
In a situation eerily similar to last Fridayâ€™s 5-4 victory over the NorthWood Panthers, the Pilgrims used a pick-off attempt to score the winning run in a 6-5 Northern Lakes Conference victory at Bill Nixon Field.
Culver earns 1st win vs Bremen
Culver plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh, and the Cavaliers earned their first win of the season 7-6 over Northern State Conference foe Bremen Friday night at home.
Randy Cline got the win on the mound relieving Kyle Vlach in the fifth as Bremen jumped out to a 5-4 lead in the first five frames.
Lions closer Nate Leeper took the loss taking over for Jacob Bennitt in the seventh.
Sean Knepper homered for Bremen, while Tyler Coffel, Ben Coxey and Eric Knepper all doubled for the visitors.