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December 2nd

Starfires’ trio given All-State HM honor

December 2, 2010

    INDIANAPOLIS — South Adams all-purpose back Taylor LeFever, quarterback Dustin Wanner and punter Chaise Moore all were given Honorable-Mention on the Class A Associated Press All-State football team released Wednesday afternoon.
    No other players from the county were named to the AP team. Norwell's Jeff Shatto, the Knights' strong tight end, was put on the 3A All-State first team.

Jackson carries Boston College over Indiana 88-76

December 2, 2010

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Donahue’s style of play is starting to pay off quickly. Just ask Indiana coach Tom Crean.
    Reggie Jackson scored 27 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists to lift Boston College to an 88-76 win over Indiana on Wednesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference/Big Ten Challenge matchup.
    The victory improved the Eagles (5-2) to 5-0 against the Big Ten since joining the ACC. The Eagles are the only unbeaten school in the series of either conference.

December 1st

Mary A. Eady

December 1, 2010

    Mary A. Eady, 55, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Cadets hold off Squaws

December 1, 2010


    A last period charge by the Bellmont Squaws Tuesday night fell just short as a strong Concordia Cadet team escaped from the Teepee with a 42-38 non-conference girls basketball victory.

Starfire tankers sweep past Jets

December 1, 2010

    The South Adams boys won all 12 blue ribbons in a 130-55 win at Adams Central Tuesday, while the SA girls made it a sweep, winning eight of 12, in a 107-78 victory over the Lady Jets.
    Caleb Wurster won the 200 IM and the 500 free, and Cole Farlow took the 100 and 50 freestyle events, and both were on a pair of winning relay teams to lead the victory.

IIR staffer at school steps down

December 1, 2010

     A Monroe woman who spent the past three school years as a paraprofessional in the "intense intervention room" (IIR) at Adams Central School resigned recently due to her concerns about "lack of staff and the safety issues we face daily."

Weighty way to lose big bucks

December 1, 2010

    What weighs 11,000 tons and costs $750,000?
    According to comments made at Monday's session of the Adams County Commissioners by Commissioner Doug Bauman, that refers to a mistake made by the Brooks Construction company of Fort Wayne and/or its asphalt supplier before resurfacing State Rd. 116 west of Geneva this year.
    Bauman, who lives on that stretch of highway, said he was told the asphalt was not properly made and had to be removed and replaced.

November 30th

Starfires sweep at Homestead

November 30, 2010

    FORT WAYNE — South Adams improved to 6-0 on the season with a sweep at the Homestead Super Duals on Saturday.
    The Starfires downed the host Spartans 38-30 in the key matchup on the day. SA also downed Snider 48-21, slammed Heritage 61-9, blasted Marion 66-12 and doubled Churubusco 47-23.
    Scoring falls in the huge win over Homestead were: Josh Ehr at 152, Cody Conner at 189, LJ Moser at 112, and Gabe Sprunger at 135.

Raiders take down Jets 42-34

November 30, 2010

    Southern Wells won girls' varsity and reserve basketball games against Adams Central on Saturday night.
    The varsity score was 42-34, with AC's Alyssa Keller scoring 12, Olivia Macklin eight points and five rebounds, and Madison Carroll seven points and six rebounds, while Lindsey McDougall took eight rebounds and Bess Fiechter made four steals.
    SW's Perry had 10 points, seven rebounds, and three assists; Carter scored nine points; and Banter had seven.

Farmers may see income boost: Hurt

November 30, 2010

    Purdue University professor Chris Hurt delivered an analysis of current national economic thinking, along with Purdue's annual agricultural predictions, in Monday's Ag Outlook event at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Monroe, sponsored by the Purdue extension office in Adams County.

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