Greene County Daily World Sports Sports headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Fast start carries Miners past West Vigo WEST TERRE HAUTE - The Linton-Stockton Miners got off to a fast start Tuesday at West Vigo and they made it hold up. The Miners jumped out to an early 13-2 lead and only once allowed the West Vigo... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:30:39 -0500 Pittman has three good reasons to like playing for Earlham Basketball, biology, and a horse on campus. Those are the reasons former White River Valley player Shannon Pittman went to Earlham College in Richmond. Pittman, a 2016 graduate of WRV, often starts... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:40:49 -0500 Linton Youth League to sign up baseball and softball players Spring is in the air and our young people’s thoughts are turning to ... baseball and softball. The Linton Youth League will be signing up boys, ages four to 12 as of May 1, and girls ages three to 18... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:37:12 -0500 Linton falls to No. 7 in final AP weekly poll As area teams gear up for the sectionals, Linton fell to seventh place in the last AP weekly poll. The Associated Press ranked the Miners as No. 7 even though they haven’t lost any games since last... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:35:26 -0500 Bellarmine U pummels visiting Prairie Stars Brandon Van Sant scored five points Saturday afternoon as Bellarmine University clobbered visiting the University of Illinois Springfield Prairie Stars 92-55. UIS (8-18, 3-14 in Great Lakes Valley... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:34:19 -0500 Area teams wrap up regular season Each area boys basketball team has one game remaining as the regular season concludes this weekend. Two teams are in action Thursday, the Shakamak Lakers and the White River Valley Wolverines. The... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:10:00 -0500 IHSAA Boys Basketball sectional fields set Sunday evening the Indiana High School Athletic Association conducted its sectional draw for the 107th annual boys basketball State Tournament. Three hundred ninety-nine teams were drawn and placed... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:52:26 -0500 Brown County coasts to 76-39 victory over WRV SWITZ CITY -- Visiting Brown County flattened a flat White River Valley team 76-39 Friday night. Brown County (5-16) jumped out to a 13-3 lead and WRV (4-17) would never pose a threat to the Eagles.... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:24:47 -0500 Clovers K.O. Lakers CLOVERDALE - The Cloverdale Clovers hit the Shakamak Lakers with the old one-two punch Saturday. Cloverdale’s Cooper Neese and Jalen Moore delivered blow after blow. And the end result could be... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 03:02:27 -0500 Miners top century mark again For the second time this season the Linton-Stockton Miners put up a hundred points on the North Central Thunderbirds. The first came in the Greene County Invitational with the Miners winning 100-34.... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:47:20 -0500 Last-second three sinks Cards BICKNELL - The Bloomfield Cardinals let an eight-point third-quarter lead evaporate Friday at North Knox. And the Cards paid for it dearly. After falling behind 40-35 with two minutes to play,... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:58:23 -0500 Eastern explodes in fourth to rout Shakamak 87-61 LITTLE CINCINNATI – Eastern took an early lead, fought off repeated Shakamak rallies, and turned on the gas in the fourth quarter Friday night to rout the visiting Lakers 87-61. The Thunderbirds... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:53:57 -0500 Bad third quarter dooms WRV against Cougars Same old story Friday night for the Wolverines. Host White River Valley (4-16, 2-5 in Southwest Indiana Athletic Conference play) could not put together four quarters for the third game in a row and... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:52:06 -0500 Graf’s final stats and other sundry musings Bloomfield girls basketball coach Ron Knepp was kind enough to send us more information about senior point guard Felicity Graf. As we reported Wednesday, Graf, the only senior on Bloomfield’s team,... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:28:18 -0500 Hoop Shoot contestants look forward to state finals Three local youngsters will get a chance to compete in the nation’s largest high school gym. Linton-Stockton fifth grader Bradie Chambers, Shakamak seventh grader Jaylee Hayes and Shakamak third... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 02:31:21 -0500 Bulldogs cannot tame the Tigers in 59-40 loss HUTSONVILLE, ILL. -- Visiting Union never recovered from a long first-half scoring drought Thursday night as Hutsonville, Ill., muzzled the Bulldogs 59-40. The Bulldogs (4-19) jumped out to 7-0 lead... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:56:36 -0500