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Plymouth’s Christy will become a Tiger

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May 15, 2020
Plymouth’s Christy will become a Tiger

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth’s Avery Christy will take her volleyball skills and continue her education at DePauw University in the fall. “Their volleyball team is very talented,” she said. “I’ve always put a priority on academics and DePauw is a challenging school academically. I think I’m ready for it.” Avery is the daughter of Nicole...
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NLC names All-Academic team

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May 15, 2020
NLC names All-Academic team

GOSHEN – The Northern Lakes Conference announced its Academic All-NLC members from the Class of 2020. From Plymouth High School, honorees are Mary Kate Flynn (basketball), Erin Renneker (volleyball, tennis), Avery Christy (volleyball, swimming, tennis), Kyla Heckaman (gymnastics, tennis), Hugh Smith (tennis, swimming), Alaina Clady (volleyball, basketball, tennis), Andie Kizer (soccer),  Olive Stanton (tennis),...
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Garcia decides on Trine

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May 15, 2020
Garcia decides on Trine

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth defensive lineman Diego Garcia made it official that he will be attending Trine University this coming season to continue his education and football careers. Diego is the son of Ashley and Chuy Garcia and Nicole Brauneker. Diego’s academic rank in his class is 91st out of 234 students and he has...
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Dragons Roque signs with Trine

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May 14, 2020
Dragons Roque signs with Trine

ARGOS – Argos soccer standout Chino Roque has made a commitment to continue his academic and soccer pursuits at Trine University. Roque finished his Argos career with 65 goals and 32 assists and played a huge role in helping the Dragons win the state championship for the first time in 41 years. “On my...
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Heckaman headed for Bethel University

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May 12, 2020
Heckaman headed for Bethel University

PLYMOUTH – Another athlete from the class of 2020 has virtually committed to a college choice for the coming season. Kyla Heckaman, a member of the 2020 Class of Plymouth High School, has decided to continue her education and tennis career at Bethel University. Kyla is the daughter of Scott and Sheri Heckaman. “When...
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Plothow looking to the future at Bethel

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May 11, 2020
Plothow looking to the future at Bethel

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth senior Audie Plothow has a lot in common with her fellow athletes. With COVID-19 taking away what promised to be a very special season on the tennis courts for her and her teammates, there is at least something for her to look forward to as she will head to Bethel University...
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Light may be at the end of the tunnel; local AD’s ready but waiting

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May 9, 2020
Light may be at the end of the tunnel; local AD’s ready but waiting

Earlier this week the IHSAA clarified the status of school-sponsored “open facility” sports activities during the summer months. Schools in Indiana will remain closed until June 30, but the directive did leave open a window for a kind of return to normalcy in the summertime. The statement from the IHSAA says: “Provided there are...
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Plymouth’s Hutsell virtually commits to Ancilla

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May 8, 2020
Plymouth’s Hutsell virtually commits to Ancilla

PLYMOUTH – Plymouth High School continues to give their athletes an opportunity to enjoy their signing days and Friday morning Nate Hutsell became the lastest to enjoy his “socially distancing friendly” signing via Twitter live. Hutsell made it official that he has decided to continue his education and soccer career at Ancilla College. “I...
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Wolfe continuing the “fight” in Plymouth baseball

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May 7, 2020
Wolfe continuing the “fight” in Plymouth baseball

PLYMOUTH – There have been only three baseball coaches over the past 53 years of the program in Plymouth and while nobody may ever exceed Bill Nixon’s 33 years at the helm, each, in turn, has left a mark in the history of Plymouth baseball. The current boss of the Pilgrims, Ryan Wolfe, is...
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Zone Leagues to start in July

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May 7, 2020
Zone Leagues to start in July

Zone Leagues to start in July PLYMOUTH – Due to the latest announcements from Indiana’s superintendent of public instruction and the Indiana High School Athletic Association regarding no school sports in June, we will be moving our ultra-popular June Boys and Girls Summer Basketball Leagues to the month of July. Per the IHSAA, students...
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IHSAA sets date for “return” to school-sponsored sports

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May 6, 2020
IHSAA sets date for “return” to school-sponsored sports

INDIANAPOLIS – In a statement issued on Wednesday, the IHSAA has clarified the status of school-sponsored “open facility” sports activities during the summer months. While Dr. Jennifer McCormick, State Superintendent of Public Instruction clarified that schools in Indiana will remain closed until June 30, the directive did leave open a window for a kind...
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YSC Gear ready to hit a home run

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May 4, 2020
YSC Gear ready to hit a home run

PLYMOUTH — With the “lockdown” in place in the state of Indiana, local small businesses have had to get creative to find ways to continue to serve their customers. YSC Gear (Yoder’s Sports Center) has not only done that but took the time to put together something that was always in the “business plan” but...
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A first of it’s kind signing day as Plymouth’s Houin commits to Trine

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May 1, 2020
A first of it’s kind signing day as Plymouth’s Houin commits to Trine

PLYMOUTH – Interesting times demand interesting solutions to overcome never before faced problems. Grant Houin and Plymouth High School hit on a very unique one. A day that is as big as graduation day to many senior athletes is signing day. Athletes gather family, coaches, and friends to celebrate their announcement of which school...
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Plymouth’s Dexter focusing on the future

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April 28, 2020
Plymouth’s Dexter focusing on the future

PLYMOUTH – When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of sports it hit a lot of high school athletes hard, like those who will never know how far their basketball teams might have gone and the spring athletes that will not get their senior season. The sting is even a little sharper for an...
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Adjustments the reason for Dietz success

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April 26, 2020
Adjustments the reason for Dietz success

DENVER, CO – Sometimes former athletes have trouble adjusting to life off the field when their playing days are done. Former Plymouth HS baseball standout Josh Dietz has adjusted pretty well working in Denver, Colorado, for an importer, William Grant and Sons. “We are the number one Scotch Whiskey importer in the world,” said...
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Area racing fans on the edge of their seat hoping for the green flag

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April 23, 2020
Area racing fans on the edge of their seat hoping for the green flag

PLYMOUTH — While hopes are high for local racing fans, there is some anxiousness as the start of the racing season approaches at Plymouth Speedway. The track has not missed any race dates as of yet but the “test and tune” days have been pushed back. Right now, the track hopes to open with...
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South Bend Cubs to Offer Curbside Concessions

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April 21, 2020
South Bend Cubs to Offer Curbside Concessions

South Bend Cubs to Offer Curbside Concessions Four menu packages have been created to make ordering easy and will feed a family of four. First set of orders will be available for pick up on April 24. SOUTH BEND, Indiana (April 21, 2020) – Fans missing their favorite Four Winds Field foods will now be able...
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Plymouth’s “Bobby G.” gets an unexpected parade

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April 20, 2020
Plymouth’s “Bobby G.” gets an unexpected parade

PLYMOUTH – Every Plymouth basketball player in the past decade knows “Bobby G”. The long time Plymouth assistant Bob Girten decided it was time to retire and be with his family, and with one son in Michigan and one in Indianapolis, it requires a move. Last Thursday night those whose lives he’s touched decided...
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Former Pilgrim standout Mike Scott had a good design for his future

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April 19, 2020
Former Pilgrim standout Mike Scott had a good design for his future

PLYMOUTH — Former Plymouth baseball stand out Mike Scott could say that both his careers started in Plymouth. Scott now works pre-press — being certain that all images, designs, and text are ready to go to final print — for a company in Lansing that makes packaging for various products like pharmaceuticals, and entertainment items like...
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Part of the fight against cabin fever the Plymouth parks remain open…mostly

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April 5, 2020
Part of the fight against cabin fever the Plymouth parks remain open…mostly

PLYMOUTH — Friday the city of Plymouth made the announcement that the Park Department would be closing the playgrounds in Centennial Park. The efforts of the state of Indiana to stop the spread of COVID-19 gave Superintendent Mike Hite little choice. “The Governor’s statement was that playgrounds should be closed,” he said. “We can’t cordon...
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