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WRV boys win three-way meet (08/22/14)
The White River Valley boys cross country team came in first in a three-way meet with Loogootee and Lighthouse Christian Academy at Switz City Thursday afternoon. The Wolverines outran Loogootee by a team score of 27-40. Lighthouse Christian did not have enough runners to post a team score...
Henico making the move to varsity with a smile on her face (08/21/14)
Nobody can say that Amanda Henico has not worked her way up to the varsity. The Linton-Stockton senior is part of the back row rotation for the Lady Miners, who have started the season with victories over Monrovia, White River Valley and Eminence. "Amanda's work ethic is 100 percent, whether it is in a practice or in a game," said Lady Miner coach Libby Fougerousse. "She only knows one speed and that is 100 percent. She is not afraid to hit the floor to go for a ball...
Lady Miners take out Eels in three (08/21/14)
After a slow start which left them tied at 4-all with Eminence in the first set Thursday, the Linton-Stockton volleyball team responded by outscoring the visiting Lady Eels 71-17 the rest of the way, coming away with a 25-10, 25-6, 25-5 victory. It was the third win in as many starts for the Lady Miners...
Eastern Greene Volleyball wins in five sets (08/21/14)
The Eastern Greene High School varsity volleyball team defeating the junior varsity team from Bloomington South Thursday night. This story will be updated.
Softball tournament set for Sept. 27 at Linton (08/21/14)
A co-ed softball tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m. until one team is standing on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Linton FOP softball field. Team make up must include three females and seven males. Cost is $200 per team. A double elimination format will be used...
Lady Cards win conference match (08/21/14)
The Bloomfield varsity volleyball team defeated North Daviess 25-16, 25-18, 25-15 Thursday night. The Lady Cardinals improved to 2-0 in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference and 2-1 overall. "We had a good night at the net," said BHS coach Ashlea Dunkerly. "I am proud of our hitters. It was a really balanced effort...
Cards start season 2-0 (08/21/14)
The Bloomfield Cardinals picked up their second boys tennis win of the season in as many matches by downing Loogootee 4-1. The Cards only loss was at No. 1 singles where Del Carter was beaten 6-1, 6-3 by lefty Gabe Nolley. Bloomfield had little trouble at the other two singles spots. Conner Dowden blitzed Landon Diamond 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles while Jackson Stone beat Landon Wittmer 6-2, 6-0 in the final singles position...
Lady T-Birds come up short (08/21/14)
Edgewood defeated host Eastern Greene 198-206 in a high school girls golf match played Thursday at Hidden Hills. EGHS golfer Lauren Miller shot a 46 to earn low medalist honors. Kaitlyn Hudson fired a 51, Miranda Blocher 53, Emily Prince 56, Gianni Cardin 57 and Clair Byers 64...
Volleyball match varsity only at 7 p.m. tonight (08/21/14)
The Bloomington South at Eastern Greene volleyball match will be a varsity-only contest, starting at 7 p.m. tonight.
Location of soccer matches changed for WRV (08/21/14)
There has been a change to the location for the Evansville Soccer Invitational in which White River Valley is participating this Friday and Saturday. WRV plays at the EVSC Soccer Fields for their first two games, which are located behind where Roberts Stadium used to be and next to Wesselman Park...
Lady Miners defeat WRV in conference volleyball match (08/20/14)
The Linton-Stockton volleyball team opened the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference portion of its schedule with a 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-9 victory over host White River Valley Wednesday night. The Lady Miners improved to 2-0 overall while WRV dropped to 0-2, 0-1...
WRV falls to Sullivan (08/19/14)
WRV falls to Sullivan The WRV varsity and junior varsity lost their matches to Sullivan in volleyball action Tuesday night at WRV. The varsity won two of the five sets but fell 25-20, 18-25, 26-24, 25-20, and 15-9. Rylee Ellett led the serving for the Lady Wolverines with 27 of 31 and five aces. Shannon Pittman had 14 kills and 14 digs while Abby Denham had 16 assists...
Lady Cards defeat Lady Lakers in three (08/19/14)
Lady Cards defeat Lady Lakers in three By Terry Schwinghammer Sports Writer JASONVILLE - The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals volleyball team defeated the Shakamak Lady Lakers at Shakamak in three straight sets by scores of 25-19, 25-11, and 25-14. Bloomfield jumped out to big early leads in all three sets - 10-3 in the first set, 18-3 in the second set, and 14-4 in the third. ...
Footballs start flying for real this weekend (08/19/14)
After a couple of weeks of preseason drills and a controlled scrimmage, the area high school football teams are set to begin the season this weekend. Although the warm temperatures and high humidity are two things we have avoided for most of the month, they have returned in time for the beginning of prep football...
Cards open season with victory (08/19/14)
The Bloomfield boys' tennis team started the season off with a strong 4-1 road win against Vincennes Lincoln Tuesday afternoon. The Cardinals were pushed at every position but dropped only the No. 1 singles position. Del Carter was beaten 7-5, 6-3 by Mitchell Cooper who was a human wall...
Stamm signs to run track at Indiana State (08/19/14)
Grant Stamm signed his national letter of intent to run track for Indiana State University in a signing event that took place Tuesday afternoon at the Linton-Stockton High School Media Center. Stamm will be running the 400 meter intermediate hurdles at Indiana State and will also be a member of the 4 by 100 and 4 by 400 relay teams...
Miners ranked No. 3 in Class A preseason poll (08/19/14)
Indiana High School Football Top 10 Teams The Associated Press preseason Top 10 Indiana high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Tuesday, August 19, 2014, rating points and previous rankings: CLASS 6A...
Coach updates volleyball stats (08/19/14)
Lady Miner varsity volleyball coach Jill Fougerousse watched the tape of the win over Monrovia and wanted to update her stats, which are listed below. Macy Fidler -- 4-5 serving with 1 ace, 12 kills, 3 digs, 1 solo block. Libbi Fougerousse -- 29-30 serving with 8 aces, 3 digs, 18 assists, 1 kill...
Lady Miners win jv contest (08/19/14)
Linton-Stockton's junior varsity volleyball team started 2014 on a positive note after defeating visiting Monrovia 25-12, 25-22 Monday night. Coach Julie Walker said the girls played well for their first official match together. "We have three returning players from last season and they are leading the team well," she said. "The girls have continued to improve from day one, and I think they will...
Miners drop season opener (08/19/14)
Linton-Stockton opened up the boys tennis season with a 4-0 loss at Barr-Reeve Tuesday afternoon. "This was a tough start," said Miner coach Brad McKinney. "Barr-Reeve was pretty solid top to bottom. "They had already had a match under their belt and we had a lot of firsts going on tonight."...
Lady Cards lose at Terre Haute South (08/19/14)
The Bloomfield High School varsity volleyball team began official play for 2014 Monday with a 19-25, 16-25, 16-25 at Terre Haute South. BHS coach Ashlea Dunkerly said that Madison Toon and Emily Bucher both had great games. "As a team, we had some really good moments, but we just couldn't hang on to a set," said Dunkerly...
WRV soccer set to kick off season (08/19/14)
The 2014 soccer campaign gets under way this weekend for White River Valley - the first high school soccer program in the area. The Wolverines will be playing in the Evansville Bosse Invitational at Evansville Bosse High School. WRV soccer coach Matt Settles has been looking forward to this tournament...
Eastern Greene hopes to continue to build under new coach (08/19/14)
LITTLE CINCINNATI - Eastern Greene football looks to continue building its program under first-year head coach Joey Paridaen. Paridaen previously served for the past two seasons as head coach at Oakland City Wood Memorial. Prior to that he was an assistant coach for eight years at Gibson Southern...
Lady Miners Volleyball wins handily (08/18/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners volleyball team had little trouble dispatching the Monrovia Lady Bulldogs with a 25-3, 25-1, 25-7 win at Linton-Stockton Monday night. It was the season-opener for both teams. In the first set, Linton-Stockton jumped out to an early 19-2 lead behind seven service points from Brantli Lannan and 12 from Libbi Fougerousse...
Lady Miners open season with a win at home (08/18/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners volleyball team had little trouble dispatching the Monrovia Lady Bulldogs with a 25-3, 25-1, 25-7 win at Linton-Stockton Monday night. It was the season-opener for both teams. In the first set, Linton-Stockton jumped out to an early 19-2 lead behind seven service points from Brantli Lannan and 12 from Libbi Fougerousse...
Lady Miners shoot 237 (08/18/14)
Linton-Stockton fired a 237 in a high school girls golf matched played at the Phil Harris Golf Course Monday. South Knox won with a total of 202. Rachel Allen was low for the Lady Miners with a nine-hole total of 51. Molly Wright shot 57, Camryn Huffman 64, Allie Walton 65 and Rylee Hollingsworth carded a 71...
Lady Thunderbirds lose season-opener (08/18/14)
The Eastern Greene High School volleyball team lost its season opener -- falling at home to Springs Valley 9-25, 23-25, 23-25 -- in a match Monday night. Amanda Butler dished out 20 assists to go with four digs for the Lady T-Birds. Kelsey Fleener collected six kills and six digs while Katie Morguson had four digs, five kills and a solo block...
Leonard now in charge of WRV boys tennis (08/18/14)
SWITZ CITY -- Ian Leonard has taken the reigns of the White River Valley High School boys tennis team. He inherits a squad that returns three players that participated in last year's sectional. "We lost five seniors from last year's graduating class," said Leonard, who played four seasons of high school tennis at Bloomington North as well as playing at Wabash College...
Miners return eight starters from 2013 squad (08/18/14)
The Linton-Stockton football team is coming off of a 13-1 season, where they repeated as sectional and regional champs in Class A. In fact, that was the Miners' fate in 2012 and 2011 as well. But they lost 16 lettermen from a surprising senior class that led the Miners to 13 consecutive wins before falling short at Eastern Hancock at the semistate...
Tieken pleased with Bulldogs' effort in scrimmage (08/16/14)
FRENCH LICK - The Dugger Union Bulldogs saw their first on-field action of the high school football season in a Saturday afternoon scrimmage here at Springs Valley. Big fullback Red Turner scored the Bulldogs' first touchdown on a 2-yard run. Bulldogs' head coach Danny Tieken said, "My thought in a scrimmage like this is first come out healthy. And we did that. The second thing is, how well did we compete?"...
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