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February 18, 2012

ARGOS — Similar game, same result.
Oregon-Davis claimed its first win of the season over Argos in the Bi-County consolation round Jan. 21, and the Dragons were hoping for a reprisal on their home floor Friday. But once again Argos couldn’t hold onto a tentative lead down the stretch, and the Bobcats outlasted their hosts for a 48-46 win at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.

Results 2-18

February 18, 2012

Boys basketball
Trojans stumble at Valley
A slow start bit Class A No. 4 Triton in a 59-45 loss at Tippecanoe Valley Friday.
The Vikings’ boys basketball team doubled up the Trojans at halftime, 32-16, and following a big Triton run, pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Nick Kindig scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Vikings.
Junior Clay Yeo scored 23 points to lead Triton.
• TIPPECANOE VALLEY 59,
TRITON 45
At Akron
Score by quarters
Triton: 10 16 31 45
Tippy Valley: 19 32 35 59

Pilgrims finish perfect at The Rock

February 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth has been something of a first half team lately, building big cushions in the first two quarters and holding off opponents in the second half.
That all changed Thursday.
Not that the Pilgrims had a slow start — they opened with a 21-14 first frame and led by six at 32-26 at the half — but it was an 18-6 third quarter that made all the difference, and Plymouth cruised to a 69-45 Northern Lakes Conference season-closing win over visiting Wawasee on Senior Night at The Rock.

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February 17, 2012

Boys swimming
CMA earns 20 finals cuts at Warsaw preliminaries
Culver Military Academy earned a total of 20 top eight berths to the finals at the Warsaw Boys Swim Sectional prelims Thursday, while Plymouth recorded six top eight finishes to move onto Saturday’s finals.
CMA earned three finals berth in three different races, including a one-two finish in the 200 free as Jorge DeLaVega topped the preliminary field and Samuel Curtis earned second.

Boys swim sectionals open tonight at Warsaw, Riley

February 16, 2012

WARSAW — Culver Academies head coach Major Tom Duckett is mum about making any predictions about a sectional championship.
Two weeks ago his girls swim team surprised him with the program’s first-ever team championship, and that’s just what the boys are hoping to do as they enter tonight’s Warsaw Sectional prelims on the heels of an undefeated dual meet season.
Plymouth joins the 13-team Warsaw field tonight at 5:30 p.m. with the finals and consols set for the top eight and 16, respectively, Saturday morning, while Bremen enters the 10-team South Bend Riley Sectional field.

Four area wrestlers prepping for Friday’s state finals

February 16, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS — Last year, Abraham Hall’s fourth-place finish at semistate earned him a tough draw heading into the state wrestling finals, and he missed the cut from Friday’s opening round to the second day of the tourney Saturday.
The Bremen senior’s heavyweight championship at Merrillville last Saturday gave him a more favorable draw this time around, and he’s hoping to capitalize with a top finish as the 74th Annual IHSAA Individual State Wrestling Finals get underway Friday at 6 p.m. with the quarterfinals set to begin Saturday at 9:30 at Conseco Fieldhouse.

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February 16, 2012

Boys hockey
CMA cruises past Adams
Culver Military jumped out to an early 5-1 lead to cruise to an eventual 6-3 victory over visiting South Bend Adams in a varsity hockey game Wednesday at The Academies.
Brock Frazer put CMA on the board at the 7:03 mark of the first period. His goal at the 13:50 stop of the second broke a 1-1 tie, and he went on to score a hat trick. Daniel Vaughan had two goals and an assist, and Kyle Bartelman finished with a goal and two assists in the win.
• CULVER MILITARY (HS Varsity) 6, S.B. ADAMS 3
At Culver
First Period

Little love for winless Eagles in Valentine’s Day loss at Plymouth

February 15, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The coaches had glowing things to say about one another and about each other’s squads after the game, but the Pilgrims showed the Eagles no love at the outset on Valentine’s Day.
Plymouth used an 18-4 second quarter to jump out to a 31-11 halftime lead then held off Culver Military in the second half for a 53-36 win in a coaching showdown between Bethel products Ryan Bales and Mark Galloway Tuesday at The Rock.

Results 2-15

February 15, 2012

Boys basketball
Yeo scores 44 in win over Zebras
Clay Yeo scored a career-high 44 points, and Class A No. 4 Triton beat host Rochester 67-49 on the road Tuesday.
Yeo put up all of his points from two-point range as Triton won its second straight following an upset at LaVille Feb. 4.
Rochester was led by Jonathon O’Dell’s 18 points in the loss.
• TRITON 67, ROCHESTER 49
At Rochester
Score by quarters
Triton: 19 31 49 67
Rochester: 16 28 38 49

John Glenn superintendent Reese is Falcon Award Winner

February 15, 2012

WALKERTON — The John Glenn School Corporation announced Tuesday that superintendent Richard Reese has been named the 2011 Falcon Award recipient.
A 1973 John Glenn High School graduate, Reese has been with the John Glenn School Corporation for 27 years, seven as the superintendent of schools for the corporation and 20 years as the principal for Urey Middle School.

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