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October 21, 2013

Concord grad leaving his mark on Saint Francis


• The Goshen College Maple Leafs dropped a 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 Crossroads League decision to Taylor. Junior middle hitter Melanie Meyer (Concord) had 14 kills, an ace, four digs and a solo block; senior middle hitter Emily Waits (Fairfield) two kills and a solo block and freshman middle hitter Lexa Magnuson (Elkhart Memorial) six kills and two digs for the Maple Leafs.

• Sophomore outside hitter-defensive specialist Haley Bechtel (Fairfield) served back-to-back aces in a streak of seven consecutive points as Campbellsville rallied for a 24-26, 21-25, 25-15, 25-11, 15-4 win over Indiana University Southeast in New Albany. Bechtel had three aces in the match. It was the second time this season the Tigers (17-5) have come back from a 2-0 deficit to win.

• Freshman setter Riley Troyer (Fairfield) totaled 12 assists and five digs for the Anderson Ravens in a 27-25, 7-25, 25-23, 17-25, 15-13 victory over Bluffton and 12 assists and seven digs in a 25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 25-15 loss to Otterbein in Cincinnati, Ohio.

• Freshman defensive specialist Raina Troyer (Fairfield) notched a setting assist, an ace and 10 digs for the Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats in a 25-19, 27-29, 25-14, 25-13 Crossroads League win over Grace College.

• Junior libero Molly Studer (Wawasee) recorded 12 digs for Judson University in a 27-25, 25-15, 25-14 loss to Trinity International. It was Studer’s fifth straight match to record double figures in digs.

• The Bethel Pilots dropped a 25-23, 19-25, 25-15, 20-25, 15-12 Crossroad League to Saint Francis. Senior defensive specialist Amanda Troyer (Elkhart Memorial) had 25 digs, freshman outside hitter Hanna Stump (NorthWood) eight kills and freshman middle blocker Jana Yoder (NorthWood) a kill and a blocking assists for the Pilots.

• Indianapolis senior middle blocker Brittany Anglemyer (Elkhart Memorial) recorded nine kills and a hitting percentage of .300 for her 13 match this season with a hitting percentage of .300 or better. Anglemyer also had three digs and four blocking assists in a 25-20, 25-13, 25-19 win over Wisconsin-Parkside.

Women’s Soccer

• Freshman forward Gaby Romo had two shots for the IPFW Mastodons in a 1-0 Summit League loss to Western Illinois.

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  • GN140728 demo derby 02 ELKHART COUNTY 4-H FAIR: Both cars and drivers are characters in the popular demolition derby Sugg hed: Inside the mind of demolition derby drivers By ROBBY HOWARD robby.howard@goshennews.com GOSHEN — At the annual Nationwide Demolition Derby, old battered cars take on a new life before their likely demise. None of the cars featured on the fi

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  • GN140726 postal retiree 02 Goshen mail carrier Gary Miller to deliver his last letter GOSHEN — Its been one amazing journey, but now it’s time to pass the torch on to the next generation.That’s the word from Gary Miller, a Goshen native who has spent the past 44 years serving as a postal carrier for the city. After more than four deca

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  • GN140727 end of fair feature 03 Cool weather, improvements lead to a banner year for Elkhart County 4-H Fair GOSHEN — The 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair might go down in history as one with solid attendance, record-breaking support in the livestock auction and mostly cool temperatures. But above all, it was a pivotal year for the annual event, fair president

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  • NWS GN0725 clinton frame church 01 Clinton Frame eyes new conference after gay marriage split GOSHEN — There appears to be a schism forming within the heart of the Mennonite faith, and at epicenter of that schism is what some in the denomination perceive to be an increasing support for or affirmation of the controversial issue of same-sex marriage among certain Mennonite congregations.

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  • Shipshe Town Hall Council awards street improvement project contract

    The Shipshewana Town Council awarded a contract Thursday for the North Street Improvement Project to low bidder Rieth-Riley Construction Co. of South Bend for $125,152 and approved a notice to proceed with the project. 
    The South Bend company nudged out Niblock Excavating and ATI Construction, who were both within $1,328 of the winning bid.

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