October 21st, 2011
ANGOLA ‚Äď Throughout the regular season, the Plymouth football team struggled under adversity.
In Friday‚Äôs sectional contest at Angola, the Rockies responded when it mattered most.
Plymouth battled back from a 14-0 deficit in the first quarter and capitalized with scores on each of eight Angola turnovers on its way to a 49-21 victory in a wild Class 4A Sectional 11 opener.
Karen Faith Anthony
Oct. 19, 2011
BOURBON ‚ÄĒ Karen Faith Anthony, 48, of Bourbon died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Hospice House of South Bend after an extended illness.
She is survived by her husband, Douglas and their three children: Danielle of Winona Lake, Alisha and Brandon both at home; her mother, Janice Houchin of Martinsville; a sister, Angela (James) Gehbauer of Martinsville; and a brother, Rick (Cathie) Houchin of Franklin.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at 10 a.m. in The Country Church.
Cecil Richard ‚ÄėDick‚Äô Hayden
Margaret Sirois Hayden
Dec. 29, 1926-Aug. 19, 2011
Aug. 2, 1926-Sept. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Family members will receive friends of C. R. ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ and Margaret Hayden, this Sunday, Oct. 23 from noon until 2 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Services will begin at 2 p.m. with a Masonic Memorial Rite provided by members of the Plymouth Kilwinning Lodge No. 149 as a tribute to Dick. Joint services will immediately follow under the direction of family friend Rev. James Campbell.
Milton E. Goble
Dec. 19, 1920-Oct. 18, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Milton E. Goble, 90, of 16066 Pretty Lake Road, Plymouth, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, while residing in Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Milton was born Dec. 19, 1920, in Milan, Mich. to Edward Wilson and Clara M. (McCreery) Goble. Milton served his country, with pride, in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Ruth M. Unser and Milton Goble were joined in marriage Dec. 28, 1946.¬†Ruth passed away March 20, 1981. Milton, Oct. 28, 1982, married Gloria Shegan. Gloria survives.¬†
Marshall County Coroner William Cleavenger announced late last night that 72-year-old Frances M. Long, of Bourbon, died at 5:48 p.m. at the emergency room of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth of injuries suffered in a late afternoon accident at U.S. 30 & King Road in Plymouth.
She died of blunt force injuries sustained when her car was struck broadside by a truck. According to police, Long's vehicle was north on King Road when it pulled into the path of a U.S. 30 eastbound semi. The semi driver was uninjured.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Plymouth Volunteer Firefighters are grateful for the support from the community as they continue to raise the needed funds for a training tower.
The department will be using the donations received from a mailing to local residents a few weeks ago to purchase the first two parts of a training facility that comes at a cost of $20,000.
The parts are built from shipping crates that have been galvanized and modified with such accessories as doors, windows, stairs, and movable partitions.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ New Prairie‚Äôs stout defense made Plymouth earn it, but the Lady Pilgrims rose to the occasion.
Plymouth battled back from a 25-11 loss in the opening set to hand the Lady Cougars a four-set defeat, 11-25, 25-23, 25-18, 26-24, in a scrappy Class 3A Plymouth Sectional quarterfinal Thursday at The Rock.
The Pilgrims now move on to face Culver Girls Academy ‚ÄĒ which bested Jimtown in three games in the opening quarterfinal Thursday ‚ÄĒ in the late semifinal at the Plymouth tourney Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ In the midst of Thursday‚Äôs sectional quarterfinal, Culver Girls Academy teammates Katy Bjornson and Abby Jeffirs got a little friendly competition going.
The outside hitters had a contest to see who could rack up the most kills, and while Bjornson edged out Jeffirs 13 kills to 12, both were winners as they helped lead the Lady Eagles to a convincing three-set win over Jimtown, 25-20, 25-12, 25-14 at the Class 3A Plymouth Sectional.
It‚Äôs a new day.
Area teams are putting the past behind them, whether good or bad, as they enter the first round of the 39th Annual IHSAA Football Tournament tonight.
It‚Äôs been a rough year for Plymouth. The Rockies finished the regular season with the program‚Äôs worst record in recent memory at 3-6, but the team is looking for a fresh start as it travels to Angola (5-4) for a first-round Class 4A Sectional 11 match-up at 7:30 p.m.
LaVille beats Fremont
at Class 2A Westview tourney
LaVille beat Fremont in four games in a Class 2A Westview Sectional quarterfinal Thursday, 25-19, 27-25, 13-25, 25-13.
The Lady Lancers move on to play Prairie Heights ‚ÄĒ which beat Central Noble in another four-set quarterfinal Thursday ‚ÄĒ¬†in a Westview semifinal at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by a 12:30 p.m. match between host Westview and Bremen.
Middle hitter Katie Berger put away a team-leading 19 kills for LaVille, while outside hitter Kelsey Gurtner had nine, and fellow outside hitter Shelby Low finished with six.