An artist's rendering of what the suites will look like on the third floor of the Eagles Theatre. Photo provided
By Joseph Slacian
Two local organizations made presentations Tuesday, Feb. 14, before the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority for local projects.
Representatives from the Honeywell Foundation made a presentation seeking a $996,567 grant for the Eagles Theatre renovation project.
In addition, representatives from the Wabash River Trail made a presentation seeking $960,236 for the trail project in Lagro.
by Gary Andrews
The Apaches went on the road Friday to Gas City to open their 2013-14 season against Mississinewa and with a balanced offense cruised past the host Indians 52-28.
The Apaches would win every quarter, leading 10-9 after one and 27-17 at the half.
The Lady Apaches would go on to out score Mississinewa 25-11 in the second half for the 52-28 win.
Leading the way for Wabash was Claire Cromer with 16 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals, 4 assist. Kyleigh Hampton added 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 steals, 3 assist. Sarah Puckett had 10 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, and 3 assists. Lyndsie Thomas had 8 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal, and 2 assists. Jaclyn Lewis had 2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, and 2 assists. Kristin Cromer had 1 point, 1 steal. Kristen Ford had 3 rebounds, 2 assists. Sarah Ritter had 1 steal.
On Saturday Wabash hosted Marion, falling behind 11-2 after a 0 for 8 shooting start and not getting a rebound the first five minutes, to battle back and defeat Marion 46-40 and move to 2-0 for the season.
After falling behind 11-2 Lyndsie Thomas would get the Lady Apaches first bucket with 1:45 left in the first quarter, followed by a Kyleigh Hampton three as Wabash battled back to trail just 11-10 after one.
The Apaches would continue their run to start the second quarter, making it a 13-3 run to knot the score at 15 and led at the half 21-20.
Claire Cromer would give Wabash a 26-20 lead early in the third quarter with a three pointer, which would be their largest lead of the game other than the final score. Wabash led 33-30 after three.
Kyleigh Hampton and Sarah Pucket would hit in the fourth to keep the lead at six before the Giants made one final push, closing the gap to 42-40 with a minute and a half to play. Lyndsie Thomas would then hit a big bucket for Wabash to make it 44-40 as the Lady Apaches held on for the 46-40 comeback win.
Leading the way for Wabash was Kyleigh Hampton with 18 points, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks, and 2 steals. Claire Cromer added 12 points, 3 rebounds, 1 block, 1 steal, 3 assists. Sarah Puckett had 6 points, 1 rebound, and 1 assist. Jaclyn Lewis had 4 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 assists. Lyndsie Thomas had 4 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists. Sarah Ritter had 2 points, 1 rebound, and 3 assists. Kristin Cromer had 2 rebounds, 2 assists. Kristen Ford had 1 rebound, 1 assist. Shelby Stone had 1 assist.
Marion 33-27 defeated the Wabash junior varsity.
Madison Barden had 8 points, Katie McCauley 7, Cailey Beauchamp 6, Carli Henderson 2, Sydney Mullett 2, and Kristin Cromer 2.