Goshen News, Goshen, IN


December 19, 2013

Hoop pick master on a roll


Central Noble at West Noble — These two are off to opposite starts with Central Noble looking for its first win and West Noble still unbeaten. West Noble was a 55-42 winner last season and the Chargers have come out on top in 13 of the last 22 games with Central Noble. West Noble.

Eastside at Lakeland — Eastside won a 44-43 thriller a year ago. Lakeland has a 15-8 edge in recent meetings with the Blazers. Eastside might have a slight edge in this one based on a little stronger schedule so far, but this one could be a close one. Eastside.

Westview at Angola — Westview is off to a 2-2 start, but the losses have been to good teams in Northridge (54-50) and NorthWood (64-52). Angola lost to Northridge 49-37. Westview plays a strong schedule against a number of larger schools in preparation for NECC games like this. Westview was a 63-28 winner over Angola a year ago and have a 15-11 lead in recent meetings in the series. Westview.

Culver at Jimtown — The Jimtown Jimmies won a 49-48 overtime decision a year ago and hold a 16-4 advantage in recent meetings with Culver. Culver is off to a 4-0. Jimtown is 2-2 with losses to Northridge and NorthWood, which could help them keep this close. Culver.

Elkhart Central at Michigan City — South Bend Riley is a common foe. Michigan City defeated Riley 66-57 while Central dropped a 57-46 decision to the Riley Wildcats. Central was a 57-53 winner over Michigan City last season and have won six of the last eight meetings in the series. Michigan City.


Fairfield at Goshen — The Redskins hold a 13-7 lead in the series with the Falcons after last season’s 56-43 victory. Fairfield is averaging 75.7 points per game on offense compared to 47.4 for Goshen. The Redskins are allowing an average of 44-0 points per game on defense while Fairfield yields 56.0. Fairfield.

Elkhart Memorial at Valparaiso — These two have not squared off since a 2009 regional contest won by Memorial (46-43). The series is tied 4-4 in recent meetings. Memorial is scoring at an average of 54,7 points per game and allowing 64.0 per contest. Valparaiso averages 46.4 on offense and gives up 41.2 on defense. Valparaiso.

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  • Harness Racing - Don Eash Eash, Cross local harness winners at 4-H fair GOSHEN — Carl Putnam Jr. came away as the big winner in harness racing action on Tuesday at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, taking the top spot in the featured race of the day — the Maple City Trot.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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