March 7th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Coming into Saturdayâ€™s Wawasee Sectional, Plymouthâ€™s gymnastics team liked its chances to advance to regionals. After junior Traci Longanecker reinjured her ankle on beam, the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ forecast got a little dimmer.
8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln loses to LaPorte
The eighth grade Lady Red Storm had another close loss to LaPorte Boston, 20-17.
The game was a defensive battle, and Shannon Stephenson, Kara Morwood and Morgan Oberley scored six, five and five points, respectively.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln seventh teams beat LaPorte
MARSHALL COUNTY â€”Â Sergeant Chad Larsh from the Bremen State Police Post has announced that a sobriety checkpoint will be held in Marshall County. The checkpoint will start during the evening hours of Friday, March 9.
Motorists are asked to have their driverâ€™s license and vehicle registrations available when entering the checkpoint. This will help minimize the amount of time spent at the checkpoint. Motorists can expect short delays of only two to three minutes.
ARGOS â€” Kindergarten Roundup for Argos Elementary School will be in the elementary gym between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. The school will again be offering full-day kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. For a child to be eligible for kindergarten he/she must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2012.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director Clyde Avery is prepared to assist with southern Indiana disaster relief, if needed.
Avery mentioned in the county commissioners meeting Monday that he had received a call from a district task force Saturday, warning him that he might be deployed to the lower part of the state following the tornados that wrecked havoc on several towns in the area.
Triton head coach Jason Groves talks with point guard Zak Shively on the sidelines of the Trojans'sectional championship game with Marquette Saturday at The Trojan Trench.
NEWBURGH â€” The Ancilla College volleyball team has improved its upcoming recruiting class with the addition of Mieka Wagner from Castle High School. The dynamic volleyball player will join the Chargers as a defensive specialist and an outside hitter starting in the 2012-13 season.
â€śCoach Pickerell and I noticed Mieka within minutes of arriving at the Team Indiana Showcase in early December,â€ť said Ancilla coach Lana Singleton. â€śThis kid is a sparkplug. She jumps well, hustles and has a great, bubbly personality. She will be a great addition to our Lady Charger volleyball program.â€ť
Menâ€™s college basketball
Ball State ends season, Davis ends college career
The Ball State menâ€™s basketball team saw its 2011-12 season come to an end as the ninth-seeded Cardinals dropped a 69-63 contest against eighth-seeded Western Michigan Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at University Arena.
The loss ends the Cardinalsâ€™ season at 15-15 on the year while the Broncos advance to Cleveland for the second round.
Plymouth product Randy Davis knocked down 6 of 6 free throws and dished out four assists in the loss.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Curriculum Committee of the Plymouth Schools met last week to review changes in the writing offerings and methods that will be used throughout the corporation.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core Standards and Indiana schools have three years to adopt the new changes.
The Culver community's remarkable rallying around the Reinhold family in recent months was largely the result of the efforts of Culver Elementary 6th grader Reilly Reinhold's initial fund-raising project for the ALS Association of Indianapolis last fall. Last week, representatives of that organization made the trek from Indianapolis to Culver to surprise Reilly with recognition of, and appreciation for her efforts.