The moment of truth has arrived.
âThe final will be about taking a risk,â said Plymouth native Morgan Uceny from a secluded spot underneath Daegu Stadium in Daegu, South Korea, early Tuesday morning. âYou canât win without taking a risk.â
At 7:55 a.m. Thursday (EDT), the 2003 Plymouth High School graduate will toe the starting line with 11 other women seeking a Gold Medal in the 1500-meter run at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships.
Boys cross country
Bremen wins 3-way with Triton, LaVille
Bremen put five runners in the top eight to beat both Triton and LaVille in a three-way Northern State Conference boys cross country meet at Triton Tuesday.
Thomas Dean and Jack Jordan finished two-three for the Lions, while Byce Wanemacker and Treton Cooper went four-five for second-place Triton, and Nick Amor paced the race with a 17:43 for LaVille.
âą BREMEN 26, TRITON 41, LAVILLE 67
PLYMOUTH â As a corporation, the Plymouth Schools have achieved an âAâ rating by the Indiana Department of Education for 2011.
Ratings for the individual schools in the corporation ranged from âAâ in all four elementary buildings to a âDâ at LJH. Riverside Intermediate is ranked as a âBâ school and Plymouth High School as a âCâ school.
BREMEN â âWe have worked long and hard to earn that,â said Bremen school superintendent Russ Mikel Monday, of the schoolâs exemplary rating from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).
This is the first year that Bremen schools have received an A.
The stateâs rating system is based on Public Law 221, an accountability system for grades K-12.
Schools are placed in one of five categories: A (exemplary progress), B (commendable progress), C (academic progress), D (academic watch), or F (academic probation).
PLYMOUTH â Cheyenne McIntire and Dakota Nussel know what they want to be when they grow up.
Both freshman in high school, the two students are not letting their youth get in the way of accomplishing their career goals. In addition to taking special classes at Plymouth High School, McIntire and Nussel are both participating in the Boys and Girls Club program called Career Launch.
The once-a-week class is taught by program director Andrea Schoof, who hopes to add job shadowing to the program for the first time this year.
Anton B. Braun
July 8, 1978-Aug. 26, 2011
NORTH LIBERTY âÂ Anton B. Braun, 33, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 in South Bend. Anton was born July 8, 1978 to Philip and Suellen (Thiel) Braun in Plymouth. Aug. 2, 2003 in South Bend he married Tracy (Parks) Braun. Mr. Braun graduated from John Glenn High School andÂ Lima Tech and worked as a heavy equipment technician.
Elsie M. Wieringa
Jan. 17, 1922-Aug. 27, 2011
LAKEVILLE âÂ Elsie M. Wieringa, 89, of Lakeville, formerly of Culver passed away Saturday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 a.m. in Southfield Village Nursing Home in South Bend.
Elsie was born Jan. 17, 1922 in Galveston, one of seven children born to James (Laura Ronk) Tolley.
April 30, 1930-Aug. 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Ethel Robinson, 81, lived in Osceola, all of her life, until moving to Riverwalk Retirement Homes in October of 2010. She died of natural causes at 6:16 a.m. in Millerâs Assisted Living Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011.
Ethel was born April 30, 1930, in New Carlisle. She was the daughter of Randall Draper and Sophia Lorene Brothers Draper.
She attended Osceola School and then her high school years at Mishawaka High School graduating with the class of 1948.
Aug. 28, 2011
BOURBON âÂ Jimmie Hackworth, 51, of Bourbon died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at 4:01 a.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth Campus of apparent heart failure.
He is survived by his two children, Jimmie Jr. (Susan) and Rusta Hackworth all of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren; sisters, GearldeneÂ (Henry) Webb of Prestonsburg, Ky., Marilyn (Everett) Gillman of Etna Green, Shirl (James) Conklin of Bourbon; two brothers, Jack (Jackie) Hackworth of Tippecanoe and Bobbie (Janny) Hackworth of Martin, Ky.; and sister-in-law, Theda Hackworth of Martin, Ky.
Elizabeth âLibbyâ Marshall
Aug. 2, 1920-Aug. 26, 2011
BOURBON â Elizabeth âLibbyâ Marshall, 91, of Bourbon passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 at 1:10 p.m. in her home. She had been in failing health.
Libby was born the daughter of the Rev. George Snider and Rev. Zoa French Snider Aug. 2, 1920 at Bluffton. She married Jonathan Shakes Marshall in November of 1950; he died Nov. 18, 1980.