High School: Tubbs
honored by Indiana Hall
ELKHART -- Phyllis Tubbs, Memorial's assistant athletic director since the school opened in 1972, has been named as winner of a top award by the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tubbs will receive the Hall's St. Vincent Silver Medal Award, which is given annually to a person which makes a significant contribution to high school basketball other than as a coach or player. She'll be honored in Indianapolis on April 28.
During more than 35 years of work, Tubbs became a charter member of the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association in 1972 and has been key sports committee members for both the Northern Indiana and Northern Lakes conferences.
Tubbs, a 1962 Ball State University graduate, earned her MS degree in education from Purdue in 1966. She taught at Pierre Moran Junior for three years and six seasons at Elkhart High School before the school split into Memorial and Central in '72.
Canoeing: '08 nationals
coming to Bristol
BRISTOL -- The 2008 United States Canoe Association nationals are coming to Bristol.
The event is scheduled for Aug. 5-10. Mandy Street, Fluid Fun Canoe & Kayak Sales in Bristol, said the nationals will bring 700 to 1,000 people to Bristol and create revenue for the town. Money is needed for food, housing, etc.
If interested, contact Street at (574) 848-4279.