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 Northfield varsity baseball team evened their season record to 3-3 Saturday with a double-header sweep over Marion.
The Norse rode the back of Shane Vigar in game one who was the winning pitcher striking out 13, while going 4 for 4 at the plate.
In game one, the Norse jumped on Marion in the first inning. Adam Roser led off with a single and was followed with a single from Brad Bever. Roser and Bever would then pull off a double steal with Roser scoring on a steal. Drake Richter then drove home Bever and the Norse led 2-0 after one.
In the bottom of the third, the Norse would tack on two more runs. Vigar started the inning with a single and was drove home on a Remington Monce double. Bryce Kendall was then hit by a pitch and followed by a Nate Hembree bunt single. With the bases loaded, Monce was picked off third but Joseph Mitchell loaded them back up with a single. Kendall would score on a wild pitch and the Norse led 4-0.
Marion would pick up a run in the fourth, and it was 4-1 in the fifth when the Norse struck again. Bryce Kendall started the inning with a double, but was thrown out at third. Nate Hembree then singled and was followed by a Mitchell walk. Both runners would advance a base on a wild pitch when Brown singled scoring Hembree and Mitchell to lead 6-1.
Northfield would get one more insurance run in the 6th. Drake Richter walked and stole second. Shane Vigar would single home Richter as the Norse took game one 7-1.
The Norse jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first in game two thanks to Brad Bever. Bever struck out swinging, but on a dropped third strike made it safely to first. Bever then stole second and third, then stole home on a passed ball to put Northfield up.
The game would go a little stagnant for the Norse the next five innings as they couldn’t get any momentum going and led 1-0 when the Giants made some noise. Marion, who hadn’t touched pitcher Nate Hembree most of the game, finally found some gaps to plate two runs and led the Norse 2-1 heading to the bottom of the 6th. The 2 runs by the Giants woke up a sleeping Giant in the bottom as Adam Roser led off with a walk. With one out Drake Richter hit a chopper to short, beating it out. Shane Vigar then singled to load the bases when Roser scored on a passed ball. Remington Monce then doubled home Richter and Vigar to go up 4-2, but the Norse were not done. With two outs Nate Hembree dropped one in right field to bring home Monce and the Norse led 5-2 heading to the 7th.
As it had been most of the game, Hembree dominated on the mound striking out the side to complete the sweep.