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Monday, Sep. 22, 2014
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EGHS loses in four to Wood Memorial (09/22/14)
The Eastern Greene Lady Thunderbirds dropped a four-set match to Wood Memorial Monday night at Oakland City by scores of 25-18, 23-25, 13-15, and 23-25. Coach Gina Ingram said tonight the team started out solid and then just fell flat. "I thought we were past this, but evidently we revisited the flat feet, lack of communication, and poor teamwork phase tonight," she said...
Lady Lakers finish second (09/22/14)
The Shakamak High School volleyball team finished second at its own invitational Saturday. In their opening contest, the Lady Lakers defeated Washington Catholic 25-18, 25-15. In the title match, Rockville won the tournament with a 25-20, 20-25, 15-9 victory over Shakamak...
Eastern Greene competes at girls golf sectional (09/22/14)
The Eastern Greene High School girls golf team completed its season Monday with an appearance at the Bloomington North Sectional, which took place at the Cascades Golf Course in Bloomington. The Lady Thunderbirds finished with a 437, which was good for seventh place out of nine teams...
Junior varsity improves to 4-0 (09/22/14)
Linton-Stockton's junior varsity football team defeated the freshman team from Bedford North Lawrence 35-18 Monday night at Roy Williams Field. The Miners, who used only freshmen and sophomores, were led by Chance Howard, who had three rushing TDs. Ian Fonceca rushed for one TD and one two-point conversion...
Miners lose at Sullivan (09/22/14)
Linton-Stockton's boys tennis team lost a 5-0 decision Monday at Sullivan. The Miners (1-13) continue their season-long road trip Wednesday at Loogootee. At Sullivan Varsity Sullivan 5, Linton-Stockton 0 Singles: Will Arnett (S) d. Zack McGill 6-2, 6-2; Austin Bobbitt (S) d. Andrew Woods 3-6, 6-2, 10-5; Carson Willis (S) d. Brayden Allen 6-2, 6-1...
EG goes 2-1 (09/22/14)
Eastern Greene hosted a four-way round robin volleyball tournament Saturday with the Lady Thunderbirds defeating Washington 25-13, 25-18 and Pike Central 25-16, 25-16 but losing to South Knox 26-28, 25-18, 11-15 Eastern Greene coach Gina Ingram said,"Against Washington we started out very solid against a team that I felt was definitely better than us. It might have been a situation of where we were awake and ready to play at 9 and they were not."...
Cards clinch SWIAC with win over North Daviess (09/22/14)
The Bloomfield Cardinals assured themselves the SWIAC tennis title with a 5-0 win over North Daviess Monday afternoon. The Cards swept both singles and doubles without dropping a set but were pushed at the No. 1 singles position. Del Carter was the first one on the courts but the last one off. ...
Area runners compete in South Knox Invitational (09/22/14)
The Eastern Greene, Linton-Stockton, and Shakamak cross country teams competed in the South Knox Invitational cross country meet Saturday. The Eastern Greene boys topped the area teams finishing sixth out of 21 teams. Next was Shakamak in eighth followed by Linton-Stockton with a 14th-place finish...
EGHS wins two, drops one (09/22/14)
Eastern Greene hosted a four-way Round Robin volleyball tournament Saturday with the Lady Thunderbirds defeating Washington: 25-13, 25-18 and Pike Central: 25-16, 25-16 but losing to South Knox 26-28, 25-18, 11-15. Eastern Greene coach Gina Ingram said, "Against Washington we started out very solid against a team that I felt was definitely better than us. It might have been a situation of where we were awake and ready to play at 9 a.m. and they were not."...
UPDATED: Lady Miners shoot 460 at sectional (09/20/14)
The Linton-Stockton girls golf team competed at the North Dsviess Sectional Saturday, which took place the the Country Club of Old Vincennes. Molly Wright, Rachel Allen, Allie Walton, Camryn Huffman and Rylee Hollingsworth were in the line-up for the Lady Miners...
Crimson Knights overtake Bulldogs (09/20/14)
DUGGER - After trailing the Dugger Union Bulldogs 28-16 midway through the third quarter, the Southside Home School Crimson Knights responded with 36 points the rest of the way to overtake the Bulldogs on their way to a 52-34 victory in a Saturday afternoon game at Bulldog Field in Dugger...
Cards win invitational, remain undefeated (09/20/14)
The Bloomfield Cardinals boys' tennis team won the Loogootee Invitational Tournament for the second year in a row but it wasn't an easy road. The the opening round Bloomfield was pushed by Barr-Reeve but the Cards prevailed with a 4-1 victory. The championship match against host Loogootee was much tighter. With the match on the line tied at 2-2 Conner Dowden survived two tie breaker sets to give the title to Bloomfield...
Lady Miners lose to Brown County (09/20/14)
The Linton-Stockton volleyball team dropped a 10-25, 14-25, 12-25 decision to Brown County Saturday. Amanda Henico was 9-for-10 serving with eight digs. "Amanda provided us with some energy," said Lady Miner coach Jill Fougerousse. "Aside from Libbi (Fougerousse)being out of commission, we have a couple of other small, irritating injuries with a couple of our starting players...
Thunderbirds roll over Trojans (09/20/14)
OAKLAND CITY - The Eastern Greene Thunderbirds rolled to a huge win against the overmatched Wood Memorial Trojans by the score of 57-16 in a Southwest Conference matchup. The Thunderbirds scored early and often as they built a 36-0 halftime advantage,...
Thunderbirds win third in a row (09/19/14)
Eastern Greene defeated host Wood Memorial 57-16 in a high school football game at Oakland City Friday night. This story will be updated.
WRV fall at Edgewood (09/19/14)
Clay Smith earned at victory at No. 3 singles, scoring the lone point for White River Valley in a 4-1 loss at Edgewood in a high school boys tennis match Thursday. "We had a number of positive, especially Clay Smith's win at three singles," said WRV coach Ian Leonard. "And another positive was our one doubles tandem (Josh Jones and Trey Smith) pushing their opponents to three sets...
Miners roll past Springs Valley (09/19/14)
Springs Valley took the lead in the first quarter, but it was very short lived as Class A No. 6 Linton-Stockton scored 60 unanswered points as the host Miners cruised to a 66-13 victory over the Blackhawks at Roy Williams Field Friday night. The Miners, who have won three in a row to improve to 4-1, led early as Mitch Eberhardt capped a 52-yard drive with a 20-yard run in the opening minute...
Indiana High School Football Scores (09/19/14)
INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES FRIDAY Linton-Stockton 66, Springs Valley 13 Eastern Greene 57, Wood Memorial 16 Alexandria 35, Frankton 6 Andrean 21, Hobart 17 Angola 27, Lakeland 17 Attica 39, Fountain Central 26 Avon 38, Whiteland 12 Bedford N. Lawrence 44, Seymour 21...
Shakamak earns victory (09/19/14)
Shakamak defeated visiting South Vermillion 25-15, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16 in a non-conference high school volleyball match Thursday night. "The girls really played well," said SHS coach Lu Anne Anderson. "We had excellent passes on serve receive, which led to us being more aggressive at the net...
BHS wins conference game (09/18/14)
The Bloomfield varsity volleyball team defeated Clay City 25-22, 25-17, 25-20 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference match Thursday night. Emily Bucher had a huge night, according to coach Ashlea Dunkerly. "She played great at the net picking up 12 kills and four blocks. She also was a perfect 10 of 10 at the service line and collected 10 digs...
EGHS defeats Lady Miners (09/18/14)
The Eastern Greene Lady Thunderbirds took a four set victory over the Linton-Stockton Lady Miners in a competitive, tightly-contested conference volleyball match 25-23, 22-25, 25-19 and 25-22 at Linton Thursday night. Neither team was able to stake out a sizable lead in the match with the Lady T-Birds six-point margin of victory in the third set being the largest lead of the match for either team. The longest rally either team was able to sustain was five points...
Jaelyn Walker makes transition from jv to varsity (09/18/14)
It's not often that a player in any sport makes the leap from the junior varsity squad to a starting role with the varsity, especially during the season. But since the recent injury to Linton-Stockton volleyball standout Libbi Fougerousse, Lady Miners sophomore setter Jaelyn Walker has done exactly that...
Miner varsity wins first match; junior high falls (09/18/14)
On Thursday, Linton-Stockton's boys tennis team defeated host North Daviess 3-2 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference boys tennis match. It was the first victory of the season for the Miners, after 12 losses, including a 5-0 setback at West Vigo Wednesday...
Cards continue winning ways (09/18/14)
The location was different but the outcome was pretty much the same. A couple of weeks ago Bloomfield boys' tennis team defeated visiting Owen Valley 4-1 with the Cards dropping only the No. 1 singles spot. Thursday Bloomfield traveled to Owen Valley and again won by the identical 4-1 score...
Former EGHS coach happy with recent move (09/18/14)
It has been said that you can never go home, but that was not the case for Luke Dean and his family. After seven years as a teacher and coach in the Eastern Greene School Corporation, the Salem High School graduate and his family moved down south to be near family...
WRV runs against Clay City (09/18/14)
The White River Valley boys and girls junior high cross country hosted a dual meet with Clay City yesterday. Clay City won the boys team event. WRV's Kolten King was the individual winner in a time of eleven minutes and forty nine seconds. The WRV girls won the team portion of the girls event...
Owen Valley tops local teams (09/18/14)
Owen Valley fired a 195 as the Patriots defeated Sullivan (204), Linton-Stockton 228 and White River Valley (no score) in a high school girls golf match played Wednesday at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton. Keeley Arnold of Owen Valley earned low-medalist honors with a nine-hole total of 47...
Miners fall at West Vigo (09/18/14)
Linton-Stockton's boys tennis team continued its season-long road trip with a 5-0 loss at West Vigo Wednesday. The Vikings also won the junior-varsity match 2-0. Boys tennis At West Terre Haute Varsity West Vigo 5, Linton-Stockton 0 Singles: Kyle Watson (WV) d. Andrew Woods 6-0, 6-0; Logan Benefiel (WV) d. Zack McGill 6-2, 6-2; Ethan Horsley (WV) d. Zander Hall 6-0, 6-0...
WRV junior high competes (09/18/14)
The White River Valley Junior High School boys and girls cross country teams competed against visiting Loogootee and Shakamak Tuesday. In the girls race, Shakamak was first, WRV second and Loogootee third. Natalie Long of Shakamak won with a time of 12 minutes and 50 seconds...
Lady T-birds sweep Owen Valley (09/17/14)
The Eastern Greene volleyballers won a home match Wednesday night in straight sets over Owen Valley 25-11, 25-17 and 25-19. Lady Thunderbirds coach Gina Ingram said, "It was great to win at home. We suffered losses last week and have been on the road since...
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