Book Leads No. 2 Irish Past Syracuse 45-21; Clemson Next Up

Dec 6, 2020
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores in his final home game at Notre Dame, leading the second-ranked Fighting Irish to a 45-21 victory against Syracuse. The fifth-year senior led the Irish to a victory as a starter for the 30th time, the most ever for a Notre Dame quarterback. The Irish ran their winning streak to 16 games, best in the country, and their home winning streak to 24. Next up is the Dec. 19 ACC championship game against Clemson in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Man Dies After Being Hit By Boat On Lake Wawasee

Aug 10, 2020

SYRACUSE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a central Indiana man has been killed in a boating accident on Lake Wawasee. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says responders were dispatched around 6 p.m. Saturday to reports of a person being struck by a boat. Investigators say 20-year-old Nathaniel Mroz of Fortville was one of three people being pulled on a tube behind a boat when they were thrown off into the water. As the boat was trying to pick up the people, it hit Mroz. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. Mroz was wearing a life jacket.

Kosciusko County Boat Making Plant Will Shut Down

Apr 15, 2020

SYRACUSE, Ind. (AP) — A boat manufacturer is shutting down a northern Indiana plant, idling 120 workers.

Polaris Boats LLC said in a notice Monday to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development that it planned to immediately lay off 10% of its workforce while it prepares to close its Syracuse plant.

Additional layoffs will occur by mid-summer. The company expects to complete the shutdown between July 1 and July 14. Some affected employees will have job opportunities at Polaris Boat’s two Elkhart locations.