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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...
Bloomfield tops North Central in SWIAC tennis (09/17/14)
The Bloomfield Cardinals picked up their third SWIAC win Wednesday afternoon beating North Central 4-1 and improved their season record to 12-0. At No. 1 singles Del Carter put together one of his best matches of the year beating Parker Drake 6-0, 6-0. ...
Shakamak, WRV junior high teams compete (09/17/14)
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...
Indiana Elite tryouts set for Saturday (09/17/14)
Indiana Elite, one of the nation's largest and most successful youth basketball programs, will now have a presence in Greene County as a new team is being organized in Linton. Last season, Indiana Elite had over 75 basketball teams all over the State of Indiana and the organization continues to produce many of the nation's top collegiate and NBA players including Cody Zeller, Eric Gordon, and Yogi Ferrell. ...
Thursday's volleyball match will be varsity-only (09/17/14)
The Eastern Greene at Linton-Stockton High School volleyball match will be a varsity-only contest, starting at 6 p.m. Thursday. This was made at the request of the Lady Thunderbirds.
Fill the Pool committee hosting golf scramble Saturday (09/17/14)
The Fill the Pool Fundraising committee is hosting a golf scramble at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton on Saturday, Sept17. The event will begin at 9 a.m. There is no rain date scheduled. Anyone interested in participating can contact the Phil Harris golf Course to sign up for the event at (812) 847-4790...
West Boggs renovation should bring anglers, money to community (09/17/14)
The renovation of West Boggs Lake in Loogootee will not only restore fishing conditions, but also is expected to revive the lake's contribution to the local economy. West Boggs Lake was once a premier bluegill and bass fishing lake, drawing anglers from 81 Indiana counties, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. Anglers spent an estimated $1.1 million in the local community in 1999, according to a DNR survey...
Shakamak, WRV run in three-way meet (09/17/14)
The Shakamak and White River Valley boys and girls cross country teams competed in a three-way meet at Shakamak Tuesday along with West Vigo. The Shakamak boys and girls both captured team honors. For the WRV boys and girls it was their second meet in as many days after running Bloomfield's hilly course on Monday...
Eastern Greene sweeps Mitchell (09/17/14)
The Eastern Greene volleyball team swept Mitchell in three sets 25-20, 25-11 and 25-14 Tuesday night at Mitchell. Lady Thunderbirds coach Gina Ingram said, "Tonight's effort was a much more consistent across the board. It was good to see the girls come in and work to finish the match...
UPDATED: Cards defeat WRV in four (09/16/14)
BLOOMFIELD - The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals volleyballers took a four-set match over White River Valley 25-15, 25-17, 23-25 and 25-20 here Tuesday in a battle of SWIAC conference teams. In the first two sets, Bloomfield jumped out to 15-6 leads and maintained those advantages to secure the wins...
Bulldogs to host Southside Home School Saturday (09/16/14)
Dugger Union head football coach Danny Tieken is no different than any other prep coach in America. When coaches are preparing for the next opponent, they want to have tape(s) to look at to see how big, strong and fast big their foes are. They need to use information obtained from scouting to counteract what they do on offense and defense...
T-Birds to play Friday at Oakland City against Trojans (09/16/14)
The Eastern Greene Thunderbirds look to continue to build on the momentum from their last two wins as they travel to Oakland City to face the Wood Memorial Trojans this Friday. Eastern Greene (2-2) has had big wins the past two weeks over North Daviess (44-16) and Mitchell (32-14)...
Miners to host Springs Valley Friday (09/16/14)
Although an undefeated regular season went by the wayside a couple of weeks ago at Sullivan, the Linton-Stockton have won two in a row since and will take a 3-1 record into Friday's home game against Springs Valley. "We are continuing to get better," said Miner head coach Brian Oliver. "We still have some areas that needed to be cleaned up and mistakes that need to be corrected...
Lady Miner junior varsity drops two matches (09/16/14)
The Lady Miner junior varsity volleyball squad fell at Princeton Saturday in two sets and then lost at home against Owen Valley Monday, also in two sets. "We had a sluggish first set at Princeton," said Linton-Stockton coach Julie Walker. "We played much better in the second set...
Hudson earns medalist honors at SWIAC, North Daviess wins team title (09/16/14)
North Daviess placed all five girls on the all- Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference golf team, leading the Lady Cougars to a second straight team title. NDHS won with a score of 211. Eastern Greene was second with a total of 218 and Linton-Stockton was third with 228. White River Valley only had two golfers, two short of the minimum required for to compile a team score...
Lana Stringer making memories with camera at Dugger Union (09/16/14)
DUGGER -- Anyone that attends athletic events at Dugger Union Community Schools has met or seen Lana Stringer. She is the silver haired lady with the big camera in her hands, capturing moments and recording memories of cheerleaders and players on her digital photo card...
Lady Miners top Pats (09/15/14)
Linton-Stockton snapped a nine-match losing streak by defeating visiting Owen Valley 25-22, 25-15, 26-24 in a non-conference high school volleyball match Monday night. The Lady Miners improved to 6-9. "It was nice to get a win," said Miner coach Jill Fougerousse. "We serve received the ball pretty well. Brantli Lannan had a really good night and Tayler Moore had a really good night passing and on serve receive."...
Bloomfield, WRV girls run in Bloomfield Invitational (09/15/14)
The Bloomfield and White River Valley girls cross country teams ran in the Bloomfield Invitational Monday. Jasmine Padgett and Bridget Francis both improved their times according to girls coach Sara McIntosh. "That's saying a lot on Bloomfield's hilly course," coach McIntosh said. ...
Bloomfield defeats Washington Catholic (09/15/14)
The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals volleyball team won over Washington Catholic in three sets25-12, 25-6, 25-6 Monday night. Varsity stats Emily Bucher: 2/3 serving, 8 kills, 4 digs. Meaghan Bond: 6/8 serving, 3 aces, 5 kills, 2 digs, 1 assist. Madison Toon: 19/20 serving, 8 aces, 7 kills, 1 dig, 1 block...
Lady Cards lose to Bloomington South (09/15/14)
Last Thursday the Bloomfield volleyball team lost to Bloomington South in three sets 8-25, 13-25, 17-25. Varsity stats Emily Bucher: 7/7 serving, 1 ace, 2 kills, 6 digs, 1 block. Meaghan Bond: 4/6 serving, 1 kill, 2 digs. Madison Toon: 7/8 serving, 1 ace, 3 kills, 1 dig...
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