PLYMOUTH â€” Executive director of Marshall County United Way Linda Yoder said Wednesday that the organization is at about 50 percent of this yearâ€™s campaign goal of $475,000.
â€śWe are still asking everyone we know to help support United Way and the agencies that are counting on us to provide support for their next year,â€ť said Yoder.
Once again, a steady stream of children filed past toy-covered tables during the Lakeville Lions-LaPaz Lions Toys for Tots distribution day Dec. 17 â€” but this year there was more room to maneuver thanks to the new location in the Newton Center.
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Culver's Wesley United Methodist Women's Thrift Shop has wrapped up another successful year, including providing a host of holiday-related items (at half-price the latter part of December) leading up to Christmas.
Of course, the store always offers just about anything you can imagine: there are books, games, dishes, hats, gloves and fancy sweaters. The profits from the shop go to support missions of the United Methodist Women projects there in Culver, in the area, the United States and throughout the world.
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Argos girls basketball vs West Central Tournament at Argos 6 p.m.â€¨
Argos boys basketball vs West Central Tournament at Argos 7:30 p.m.â€¨
Plymouth gymnastics at Elkhart Central Invitational 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 28â€¨
OD girls basketball vs Whiting at Hanover Central tourney 12 p.m.â€¨
Hanover Central girls tourney consol 7 p.m.â€¨
Hanover Central girls tourney semifinal 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 29â€¨
Argos girls basketball consol or championship at West central 6:30 p.m.
Argos girls basketball consol or championship at West central 8 p.m.â€¨
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Bremenâ€™s Abraham Hall recorded three pinfall victories for the 285-pound championship and was named the Outstanding Wrestler of the meet at the John McKee Memorial Wrestling Invitational at Rochester Friday.
John Glennâ€™s Katie Dreessen scored a game-high 15 points as the Lady Falcons snapped a three-game losing streak with a 55-44 win on the road at South Bend Clay last Tuesday.
ROCHESTER â€” Success in the football season meant a slow start for Bremen in the wrestling season, but the Lions finally seemed to be taking off Friday.
Led by Abraham Hallâ€™s championship at 285, Bremen wrestlers captured three top three finishes and salvaged another five top-seven finishes after early losses to lift the Class 2A Lions to a fifth-place team finish at the 16-team John McKee Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Rochester Friday.
NORTH JUDSON â€” Class 2A No. 6 North Judson got off to a slow start and led by just three points at the half, but the Bluejays used a strong second half to remain unbeaten versus LaVille.
Judson opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run and put up 37 points after the break while holding the visiting Lancers to only 12 in a 67-39 win at Judson Friday.
LaVille head coach Michael Edison said North Judsonâ€™s Kendall Hochstedler made the difference in the game the second half.
PLYMOUTH â€” The German philosopher Nietzsche may have said it best when he said, â€śWithout music, life would be an error.â€ť
MISHAWAKA â€” Two wins in two nights proved too much for Plymouth at Penn Thursday.
Coming off a lopsided home win over Whitko Wednesday, the Class 3A No. 8 Pilgrims suffered their first defeat of the season as the Kingsmen outlasted them in overtime, 52-42.
â€śNo excuses. We knew they had gotten to rest the night before, but we were coming over here to compete. Thatâ€™s all there was to it. It wasnâ€™t an option to not show up and not compete,â€ť said Plymouth head coach Ryan Bales.