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Mat triple crown is something Baumgartner expects to win

June 13, 2011

    Bryce Baumgartner, who is not a stranger to national championships, didn't have it as a goal to win the triple crown of Indiana wrestling this past spring.
    "Because I do it every year," said the 12-year-old soon to be seventh grader at Bellmont Middle School.
    Well, he has done just that — win Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman titles — in each of the past three seasons. He did it this year as a 120-pound Novice.

‘Mission accomplished’ as Caden Friedt honors his uncle

June 13, 2011

(Caden Friedt was one of two Decatur Wrestling Club grapplers to win the state mat triple crown, state titles in Folkstyle, Greco-Roman, and Freestyle.)

    Most nine-year-old boys worry about video games and when the next trip to McDonald's is slated.
    Caden Friedt, the nephew of the late John Friedt, took on more somber thoughts this spring with the passing of his uncle, who had been a dedicated wrestling coach for Bellmont and Decatur for almost four decades.

E. Jean Rumschlag

June 13, 2011

    E. Jean Rumschlag, 86, of Decatur, died today in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Animals display for 175th

June 13, 2011

    Mounted animals, birds, and fish, plus animal pelts, will be part of the pageantry as the City of Decatur celebrates its 175th anniversary on August 18-28.
    The free display of mounted creatures will be held in Riverside Center on Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with setup time the day before, from 3-6 p.m.
    Local taxidermist Dick Beard will show off an elk he mounted that stands nine feet tall (counting its antlers), plus an antelope, a bobcat, a mule deer, and a white-tailed deer.

Mosser seeking Berne position

June 13, 2011

    Rod Mosser, a former coach and teacher at South Adams, Adams Central and Bluffton high schools, has announced his candidacy for the District 3 seat on Berne City Council.
    Mosser, a Democrat, said he looks forward to using his education and work experience to help move Berne forward.
    The District 3 seat is currently held by first-term Republican Mark Wynn.

Hoagland Days opens Thursday

June 13, 2011

    Hoagland Days opens Thursday and will run through Saturday in Hoagland Park, sponsored by the Hoagland-Area Advancement Association.    
    The schedule:
    Thursday, June 16
    Merchants' tent open during fair hours.
    4:30-6:30 p.m.—Registration for the greased pig contest at the park arena area.
    5-10 p.m.—Food court open in the food tent.
    6 p.m.—Midway rides operate.

Bruce A. Garwood

June 13, 2011

    Bruce A. Garwood, 55, of Decatur, died on Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Jean Lautzenheiser

June 13, 2011

    Jean Lautzenheiser, 85, of Berne, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June  8, 2011, at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born on Sunday, July 5, 1925, in Adams County to Elmer and Minnie Burk Stuber.
    Mary Jean was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Adams County and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bryant.

Voglewede inks to play baseball for St. Francis

June 13, 2011

    FORT WAYNE — Bellmont High School senior Brandon Voglewede has selected the University of Saint Francis to continue his baseball career and education.

Kintz, Bixler score Mays victories

June 13, 2011

    A 9-run fifth helped Kintz Insurance go to 9-1 with a 16-4 win over Hull Lift Trucks Thursday in H.E.B.A. Mays play, while Bixler Insurance downed Decatur Dental 9-5.
    Ethan Corral doubled with three hits and 2 RBI and Noah Macklin stroked an inside-the-park home run with 3 hits and 4 RBI to pace the Kintz win. Payton Boyd had 3 hits with 2 RBI while Liam Adams had 2 hits and 1 RBI, as did Josh Price.
    Kobe Ortiz had 2 hits for Hull.

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