October 20th, 2011
CULVER â€” Trailing late, Triton coach Terrin Meister had confidence in her team. But after more than four nip-tuck games with Marquette, she figured the outcome would likely boil down to who wanted it more.
DONALDSON â€” The Ancilla College menâ€™s soccer team is participating in a nationwide fundraiser by the National Foundation for Cancer Research called â€śNFCRâ€™s Kick Cancer Team.â€ť The campaign invites soccer teams around the country to participate by committing to donate proceeds from at least one game or special event to NFCR.
Ancillaâ€™s game for NFCR will take place Oct. 22, 2011 at 2 p.m. versus Lakeland Community College on Ancilla Collegeâ€™s Charger Fields.
CULVER â€” Mandy Morrison, 13, doesnâ€™t usually spend the night at her grandmaâ€™s house on a school night. But last Monday, she didâ€”and ended up saving her life.
Eileen Wright, a diabetic, woke up in the middle of the night coated with sweat. Her alarm bracelet was going off, signaling that her blood sugar might be dangerously low.
â€śNormally, I would just drink some orange juice and go back to bed,â€ť said Wright. â€śBut this time I was so out of it.â€ť
Area trick-or-treat and Halloween parties have been scheduled throughout the county.
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â€˘Â Residential trick-or-treat is 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
â€˘Â There will be a soup social and childrenâ€™s costume party Saturday, Oct. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bass Lake Property Owners Building on S.R. 10. Cost is $6 for adults; children and seniors, $5. Kids 12 and under with a costume are free. All proceeds to benefit the Bass Lake Festival.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Glenn hung tough for the first few points, but St. Josephâ€™s took control mid-way through game 1. By the time the Lady Falcons recovered, it was too late.
BREMEN â€” Bremen High School student-athletes Jenna Pfeiffer and Ben Hueni were recognized as the WHME TV-46 â€śStudent Athletes of the Weekâ€ť during the Bremen-Jimtown football game played Oct. 7.Â WHME TV-46 Â presents a weekly award to honor outstanding student-athletes in the communities featured on its High School Game of the Week.Â Pfeiffer and Hueni were selected to represent Bremen High School for their participation in athletics, academic achievement and citizenship.
8th grade football
Lincoln 8th reaches NELMSC championship
The Lincoln eighth grade football team clinched a spot in the NELMSC championship game by defeating Whitko 44-8.
PLYMOUTH â€” Charles Surber, his wife, and their two adult children were sleeping peacefully in their home at 16211 Pretty Lake Road early Sunday morning when they received a rude awakening.
A white Chevrolet pickup truck left the road, crossed their yard, and slammed into the side of their house, driving through part of a sitting room and a bedroom where Surberâ€™s daughter was asleep.
BOURBON â€” Before he became a respected photojournalist at the Gloucester-Matthews Gazette-Journal in Virginia, Walter Becknell was just like any other teenage boy growing up in Bourbon. He took the first step toward what would become a life-defining hobby one day in 1938 when his father told the family about a hawkâ€™s nest he had found in a field. Becknellâ€™s interest in birds began that day, and he started his nature photography a short time laterâ€”taking his first photo with a Brownie box camera in 1939. He was 14 years old.
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s sometimes easier to maintain a tradition than to restore one.
Expectations play a big role in sports, and in tennis in particular, confidence can often win the day.
Plymouth seniors Connor Flynn and Jordan Scheetz were in eighth grade the last time the Pilgrims sent a doubles team to the state finals. On Saturday, the duo beat DeKalbâ€™s Landon Miller and Brandon Fruits 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to win the LaPorte Regional and advance to Fridayâ€™s Doubles State Championship.