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November 24, 2013

Back When: The Goshen News, Nov. 24, 1995

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The word around the National Football League used to be that if you stop Barry Sanders, you stop the Detroit Lions. That may not be true any more.

Minnesota held Sanders to just one yard in the first half Thursday. By then, however, Scott Mitchell had thrown three touchdown passes. Mitchell finished with record numbers and the Lions held on for a 44-38 victory over the Vikings.

And guess what? Sanders got his numbers anyway. He finished with 138 yards on 24 carries, including a 50-yard touchdown scamper that gave the Lions a 10-point lead with 5:18 left in the game.

“Everyone, when they talk about the Lions, it’s ‘Stop Barry Sanders,’” tackle Lomas Brown said. “The thing is now we’re making big plays we didn’t make earlier, and that’s why we’re winning some football games.”

LOCAL SPORTS

3 Goshen bowlers roll perfect games

Three Goshen league bowlers, Bob Weiland, Dale Klase and Dave Mast, rolled perfect 300 games in a four-day stretch at Maple City Bowl over the past week.

Weiland first was perfect in a Thursday, Nov. 16 league. Klase followed on Friday and Mast on Monday. It is believed to be a record for 300s in Goshen sanctioned league bowling over a four-day period. Weiland now has seven perfect games, Klase two and Mast one.

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Heartfelt thanks to all of you from all of us at Century 21 Bill Long Associates, downtown Goshen — Lucy Long, Wilbur Klopfenstein, Sheila Showalter, Glade Boomershine, Nancy Lantz, John Funk, Terri Addis, Cleta Rieth, Meg Campbell, Deb Minix, Max Wiese and Norm Yoder.

The Fraternal Order of Police proudly presents, country music songster Bobby Bare direct from Nashville, Tenn. in concert Dec. 8, 1995 at Goshen Middle School auditorium. One dynamic show at 7 p.m.

All shows are $3 before 6 p.m. at GKC Theaters with free drink refills and 25-cent popcorn refills. Films featured this week at Encore Park Cinema in Elkhart are “Home for the Holidays,” Disney’s “Toy Story,” “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” starring Jim Carrey, “Money Train,” “Golden Eye” starring Pierce Brosnan, “Nick of Time” starring Johnny Depp, “It Takes Two” starring Kirstie Alley and Steve Guttenberg and “Casino.” Movies at Concord Cinemas include Michael Douglas and Annette Benning in “The American President,” “Powder” and “Copycat.”

— Compiled byAnn Showalter

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