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Cardinal netters fall at Sullivan (04/24/14)
The Bloomfield girls' tennis team dropped their third match in a row, losing to host Sullivan 3-2 Thursday afternoon. It was a closely contested match where three of the five matches went three sets but the Cards could manage to win only one of those matches, said BHS coach Mike Canty...
Lakers split twin bill (04/24/14)
Shakamak split a doubleheader at home Thursday night. In the opener, the Class A No. 1 Lakers lost to Vincennes Rivet 4-1. In the nightcap, the Lakers (7-4) defeated North Knox in a make-up game 7-2. ""The first game was pretty disappointing," said Shakamak coach Chip Sweet. "It is pretty frustrating right. Hitting is contagious but not hitting also is contagious. But you have to give Rivet pitching credit because they threw strikes and made plays in the field...
Miners lose conference game (04/24/14)
Linton-Stockton only managed four hits as they fell from the ranks of the unbeaten in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference, losing to visiting Clay City 5-4 at Roy Herndon Field Thursday night. The Miners slipped to 3-6 overall, 3-1 in the SWIAC...
Lady T-Birds pick up last-inning victory (04/24/14)
Eastern Greene pushed across three runs in the final three innings as the host Lady Thunderbirds defeated Mitchell 5-4 in a high school softball game Thursday. Jama Thomas was the winning pitcher. Emily Prince had a triple and scored the winning run and Kyla Frye doubled...
Lady Cards win at home (04/24/14)
Cards defeat Lions Bloomfield made the most of five hits as the host Cardinals defeated Loogootee 6-3 in a high school softball game Thursday at Northside Diamonds. Marisa McIntosh had a double and an RBI and Shelby Patton tripled as part of a 2-for-3 performance and she also drove in a run...
Lakers improving, but come up short at Sullivan (04/24/14)
Sullivan defeated visiting Shakamak 156-201 in a high school boys golf match at the Sullivan Elks Club Thursday afternoon. Eamon Eccles led the Lakers with a nine-hole total of 45. Griffin Terrell and Austin Rush both shot 51, Stephen Thomasson 54, Cameron West 65 and Mark West 68...
T-Birds bounce back, drill Brown County (04/24/14)
After a lackluster offensive and defensive performance Wednesday at Sullivan (4-1 loss), the Eastern Greene Thunderbirds bounced back with a 14-0 victory over host Brown County Thursday. Junior Eli Jackson struck out seven and issued no walks. He only yielded four hits as he tossed the five-inning shutout, as the game was halted after five via the 10-run rule...
Lakers compete against Sullivan (04/24/14)
Shakamak catcher Alyssa Garo comes up with the ball as a Sullivan player tries to score during a non-conference softball game in Jasonville Thursday. (By Shad Cox).
Miners defeat Edgewood (04/24/14)
Grace Booe knocked in both runs and Brei Followell tossed a four-hit shutout as Linton-Stockton defeated host Edgewood 2-0 in a high school softball game Wednesday. Emma Brewer had two hits, Libbi Fougerousse went 1-for-4, Booe singled, Adrena McDonald was 1-for-3 and Cassidy Clothier also had a hit...
Green to run at ISU (04/23/14)
JASONVILLE -- You can chalk up another NCAA Division I runner from Greene County. Shakamak senior Aleksey Green now becomes the fourth local athlete to join the ranks of DI athletes after signing a national letter of intent with the Indiana State University track and cross country teams...
Johnson to run for Vincennes Unversity (04/23/14)
JASONVILLE -- Shakamak track and cross country standout Eric Johnson has decided to take his skills to the next level at Vincennes University. The senior distance runner signed his letter of intent to attend the Knox County junior college during a signing session at the school...
Errors cost Eastern Greene (04/23/14)
Eastern Greene baseball coach Randy Frye used one sentence to explain his team's 4-1 loss to Sullivan in a non-conference high school baseball game Wednesday night. "We screwed up a heck of a good outing by Keith Ringer," Frye said. Frye was referring to the four errors committed by his team that paved the way for four unearned runs at the expense of Ringer...
Bloomfield wins conference game (04/23/14)
Hunter Heaton and David Deem homered and Jared Bond allowed just one earned run in six innngs of work as the Bloomfield Cardinals posted a 5-2 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference win over visiting North Daviess Wednesday night. Heaton and Deem's dingers were a part of a seven-hit attack that made a loser out of the Cougars' Alex Wittmer...
UPDATED: WRV takes out Union (04/23/14)
White River Valley starter Trent Carpenter got all the run support he would need in the first two innings on his way to a 5-1 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference high school baseball win over Union Wednesday night at Switz City. Led by Houston Boram's double and 2 RBIs and Tyler York's double, the WRV offense strung together four runs in the first and one in the second inning respectively to make a winner out of Carpenter...
Union falls in eight innings (04/23/14)
Sullivan pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning, defeating visiting Union 8-7 in a non-conference high school softball game Wednesday. It was the seventh loss in as many games for the Lady Bulldogs. Union will host Cloverdale starting at 10 a.m. Saturday...
Lady Miners top host Bloomfield (04/23/14)
A senior loaded Linton-Stockton Lady Miner team ran through the Bloomfield Cardinals girls' tennis team 4-1 Wednesday on the Cards home courts. L-S swept doubles and picked up two of the three singles spots to take the match. "I was happy with our play tonight. It was a really close match," said Lady Miner coach Nathan Skinner. "It's always good to get a win in the conference."...
Lady T-Birds lose to Loogootee (04/23/14)
The Eastern Greene Lady Thunderbirds dropped a 7-3 decision to the visiting Loogootee Lady Lions Wednesday night at Little Cincinnati in a high school softball game. The Lady Lions jumped to a quick 4-0 lead in the top of the first off starter Jama Thomas and was never challenged despite a single EGHS run in the third and two more in the sixth after Loogootee added three more in the top of the frame...
Cardinals post win at South Knox (04/23/14)
The Bloomfield Cardials got back on the winning track with a 4-3 win over host South Knox at Verne Tuesday night. The Cardinals survived a fifth inning three run uprising from the host Spartans before finally wrapping up the win with a single run in the seventh...
Miners take third, Lakers fourth (04/23/14)
In a high school girls and boys track and field meet Tuesday at Clay City , Linton-Stockton took third in both races and Shakamak was fourth in both events. Clay City won the boys event with 78 points. South Putnam had 74, the Miners 54 and Shakamak 31...
Eastern Greene boys win (04/23/14)
Eastern Greene's boys track and field team earned two wins Tuesday at home. The Thunderbirds amassed 70 points while White River Valley scored 60 and North Daviess was third with 34 points. "This was a great win for our boys," said EGHS coach Chad Stowers. "I'm very proud of the way they all stepped up, even under some adverse conditions...
Lady Cards blank North Knox (04/22/14)
The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals improved to 5-1 on the year with a 9-0 blanking of host North Knox Tuesday night at Bicknell. Averi Workman threw a complete-game one-hitter as she struck out 11 and didn't allow a walk. The Bloomfield offense racked up a total of 11 hits -- all singles -- while posting a seven-run third ahead of a two-run sixth...
T-Birds, WRV run at Eastern Greene (04/22/14)
The Eastern Greene and White River Valley track teams took part in a triangular meet with North Daviess Tuesday night at Little Cincinnati. The Eastern Greene girls squad topped the scoresheet with a team score of 77 followed by WRV with a 60 and North Daviess with a score of 22...
Lakers stumble at home against Braves (04/22/14)
JASONVILLE -- An RBI single from Luke Sweet in the bottom of the seventh inning produced Class A No. 1 Shakamak's only run in a 7-1 loss to Terre Haute South here Tuesday night. It was the lone bright spot on the scoreboard for the Lakers who were victimized for six runs in the third inning, but a piece of a valuable lesson according to head coach Chip Sweet...
Lady Bulldogs remain winless (04/22/14)
DUGGER -- Union came up with seven hits and two runs, but came up on the short end of a 12-2 score in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference softball game here Tuesday afternoon. Union dropped to 0-6 overall, 0-3 in league play. "We were able to come up with some hits today," said Union coach Chriss Jobe, who's Lady Bulldogs did not register a hit in a loss to Bloomfield 24 hours earlier. "The girls took a more aggressive approach at the plate today."...
Miners, Cards compete in golf matches (04/22/14)
In a high school boys golf match Monday at Phil Harris in Linton, Sullivan won with a 167, Linton-Stockton had a 177, Washington Catholic 191 and Bloomfield shot a 194. Paul Goodman was low for the Miners with a nine-hole total of 40, Dane Kanen fired a 44, Jake Gregory 45 and Zach Hall had a 48...
Lady Miners win (04/22/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners traveled to Washington Catholic ahead of the rain and came away with a 4-1 decision Monday. "We had another change in the lineup since we had a couples girls not available," said Lady Miner girls tennis coach Nathan Skinner. "I want to start and say that Morgan Sparks and Hunter House did a great job filling in at the number two doubles spot and played a great match winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-4...
Lady Miners roll past Owen Valley (04/22/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners rolled to a 10-0 win over visiting Owen Valley Monday night. The non-conference softball game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run rule. Lady Miner pitcher Brei Followell allowed just two hits while fanning five Lady Patriots...
UHS golfers drop dual (04/22/14)
The Union boys golf team dropped a dual meet with Clay City Monday afternoon at Hoosier Hills Golf Course. The Bulldogs were only able to play with three players and couldn't compile a team score. The Eels finished with a total of 193. Melidian Maze and Preston Stone each carded a round of 55 while Forest Marsh finished the day with a round of 59...
UPDATED: J.B. Neill steps down as WRV boys hoops coach (04/22/14)
SWTIZ CITY -- White River Valley High School boys basketball coach J.B. Neill has stepped down effective immediately. Neill will continue to serve in his current role of athletic Director...
WRV girls win invitational (04/21/14)
White River Valley swept the singles competition and captured first place at the Sullivan girls tennis invitational Saturday. Greencastle was second, Sullivan third and West Vigo placed fourth. Jenny Wagler, Amy Ragle and Rachel Woods all posted 2-0 records and finished first place in the three singles spots...
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