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Linton-Stockton basketball award winners (04/15/14)
Miners edge WRV in tennis match (04/15/14)
In a closely contested girls tennis match between Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foes, Linton-Stockton defeated host White River Valley 3-2 in a make-up contest Tuesday afternoon. "The weather was pretty cold so the girls had to adjust their play," said Lady Miner coach Nathan Skinner. "I think both teams had some issue adjusting to the cold...
Bloomfield changing softball sectional (04/15/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- When Bloomfield moved from Class 2A to A, the Cardinal athletic teams seemed to be perfectly slotted to be back in sectionals with White River Valley, Shakamak, Union and Clay City and that was the case for 2013-14 in volleyball, girls basketball and boys basketball...
Local players earn SWIAC awards (04/15/14)
The coaches of the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference have named 32 players from area schools to either the all-conference or honorable mention slate for boys and girls basketball. In boys basketball, collecting All-SWIAC accolades from Class 2A Sectional 47 champion Linton-Stockton were seniors Bryant Jackson and Zach Riddell...
Weather forces schedule changes (04/15/14)
The lingering effects of Mother Nature's latest attempt to further derail the spring sports schedule was successful Tuesday afternoon. Lost to wet grounds and chilly temperatures were the Shakamak at North Knox and Bedford North Lawrence at Eastern Greene baseball games...
Local players compete in All-Star Games (04/14/14)
Bloomfield senior guard Jared Myers got one last opportunity to lace up his shoes and take to the court. Myers, who ran the offense for Cardinal head coach Matt Britton, took part in Saturday's Tri-State All-Star Game at Wabash Valley Junior College in Mt. Carmel, Ill...
Lady Miners place second (04/14/14)
Linton-Stockton came up short of repeating, and placed second in the Brown County Invitational Saturday. "All girls really played great, but we just couldn't get past the host Brown County," said Lady Miner girls tennis coach Nathan Skinner. "Our only loses came to the host...
Miners take seventh at Northview (04/14/14)
The Linton-Stockton boys golf team opened the season by competing at the Northview Invitational at Rea Park in Brazil. The Miners placed seventh overall as Paul Goodman shot a 79 to pace Linton-Stockton. Also, Jacob Gregory and Dane Kanen both shot 95 and Tysen Dunn finished with a 99...
Lakers lose first game (04/14/14)
Shakamak suffered its first loss of the season, as the Class A No. 1 Lakers lost to host Jasper 10-0 in Dubois County Saturday night. The Lakers (4-1) came up with six hits and Christian Burris had two safeties. Kyler Fulford and Brett Yeryar both doubled...
Miners defeat Eastern Greene (04/14/14)
The Linton-Stockton Miners managed just one earned run and six hits off Eastern Greene starter Gage Shell, but six Thunderbird errors led to four unearned runs and a 5-3 Miner win Saturday at Little Cincinnati. Shell also dealt out 11 free passes as the Miners (1-0 in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference play) scored three runs in the third, one in the fourth and one more in the sixth to all but seal the win...
Cards get back on winning track (04/14/14)
After losing a 4-0 decision at home to Mitchell on Thursday, the Bloomfield Cardinals bounced back to post a 16-2 win over host Shoals on Saturday afternoon in a game called after five due to the 10-run rule. "We did a much better job of offensive baseball today," Bloomfield (2-2) coach Jason Pegg said. "We had a good performance from Bart Query on the mound and were down some players and I thought the others did a very good job of stepping up and playing."...
Cardinals Finish third at Loogootee Invitational (04/14/14)
The Bloomfield girls tennis team dropped an opening round match 4-1to Pike Central in the Loogootee Invitational tournament Saturday. They bounced back with a 3-2 win over North Daviess to finish in third place. Emily Bucher earned a medal for going undefeated the tournament...
Weather strikes again...sports slate lost to weather (04/14/14)
Old Mother Nature must not be that much of a sports fan. Thanks to the rainy weather that managed to hang around from Sunday night, the entire slate of Monday's local sporting events were washed away. Lost to the hand of Mother Nature were three high school track meets, three baseball games, three softball games, two golf matches and one tennis match...
Area high school spring sports schedule (04/14/14)
BASEBALL Bloomfield at North Knox, 5 p.m. BASEBALL Bloomfield at NE Dubois, 5 p.m. SOFTBALL Edgewood at Eastern Greene, 5 p.m. Linton-Stockton at Barr-Reeve, 5 p.m. Bloomfield at Cloverdale, 5 p.m. SOFTBALL Eastern Greene at BNL Tournament, TBA Bloomfield at Martinsville, 5:30 p.m...
Stamm on the road to recovery (04/11/14)
It was the first day of November last year and senior Grant Stamm hadn't a care in the world, except for trying to help his Linton-Stockton football teammates defeat Tecumseh in the Class A Sectional semifinals at Roy Williams Field. With 10 1/2 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Stamm suffered at the time what was thought to be a broken ankle. The injury, which was more severe than that, occured while he was attempting a tackle on punt coverage.....
Lakers win conference game to stay undefeated (04/11/14)
Shakamak remained perfect on the season, opening play in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference as the Class A No. 1 Lakers defeated host North Daviess 8-0 in a high school baseball game Friday night. Brett Yeryar fanned seven and walked none in his five innings of work, earning his first victory of the season. Jake Walters fanned three and walked four in his two scoreless innings of relief...
Eastern Greene earns wins at home track and field meet; Cardinals take second, third (04/11/14)
Host Eastern Greene defeated Bloomfield and Loogootee in a triangular high school girls track and field meet Friday evening. The Lady Thunderbirds had a winning total of 88 points. Bloomfield took second with 54 points and Loogootee finished with 12...
Lady Miners blank Northview (04/11/14)
Linton-Stockton made quick work of visiting Northview Thursday, defeating the visiting Lady Knights 12-0 in a high school girls softball game. The Lady Miners got a 1-hit pitching performance from Brei Followell. She helped her own cause by going 3-for-4 with six RBIs. She also scored a run...
Lady Cardinals win opener (04/11/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- After a couple of rainouts, the Lady Cardinal softball team finally opened the 2014 season, defeating visiting North Daviess 6-0 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference game here Friday evening. Nicole Hughes fanned seven and did not issue a walk as she picked up the shutout victory...
UPDATED: Miners place second, Shakamak fourth in track and field meet (04/10/14)
Linton-Stockton was the host for the boys and girls track and field meet Thursday, featuring the Miners, Shakamak, North Knox and Lighthouse Christian. Results will be posted later.
Eastern Greene defeats Orleans (04/10/14)
The Eastern Greene boys and girls track and field teams competed against Orleans Thursday. In the boys competition, the Thunderbirds won by a score of 66-55. The girls of EGHS also were victorious, 80-42. "Our squad had great efforts in our first meet," said Eastern Greene boys coach Chad Stowers. "We're excited to learn about what our guys can do...
Miners lose baseball game to Arrows (04/10/14)
Sullivan took advantage of Linton-Stockton hospitality, scoring eight unearned runs in an 11-8 victory in a high school baseball game Thursday at Roy Herndon Field. "Their first eight runs were unearned," said Miner coach Matt Fougerousse. "Obviously the eight errors were the story of the game...
Eastern Greene golfers open with three wins (04/10/14)
Eastern Greene opened the high school boys golf season with three wins in the past 24 hours. On Thursday afternoon at Crane, the Thunderbirds shot a 199, Washington Catholic had a 204 and North Daviess fired a 206. On their home course at Hidden Hills Wednesday, EGHS defeated White River Valley 177-234 in the season-opener for both squads...
WRV netters open with a win (04/10/14)
Sullivan captured doubles, but host White River Valley swept singles as the Lady Wolverines opened the season with a 3-2 victory over the Lady Arrows in a high school girls tennis match at Switz City Thursday. "It was a good first match for us," said WRV coach Ted Wagner. "They were able to dominate in our doubles matches but our singles girls were able to hold on for the win."...
Fulford's eight RBIs pace unbeaten Lakers (04/10/14)
Kyler Fulford had a career night to lead the Shakamak baseball team to a quick victory at home Thursday. Fulford went 3-for-3 with a grand slam home run, a 3-run dinger and an RBI single to finish with eight RBIs as the Class A No. 1 Lakers defeated visiting Cloverdale 10-0. Those were his first two homers this spring. The game was halted after five innings via the 10-run rule...
Boys track and field preview for Greene County (04/10/14)
The start of the high school boys track and field season has been delayed a few days because of the rains that have rolled through the Wabash Valley. The five Greene County squads are looking forward to getting the season started soon. Here is a look at the teams in alphabetical order...
EGHS softball moved again (04/10/14)
The Mitchell at Eastern Greene softball game has been rescheduled once again. After a make-up date of April 17 was set, the game has now been moved to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24 because of a conflict with Mitchell's Academic Awards night.
No. 1 Lakers top North (04/09/14)
In a high school baseball make-up game Tuesday night, Class A No. 1 Shakamak defeated host Terre Haute North 5-3. The game was rained out Monday and played 24 hours later as part of a doubleheader as North also hosted Sullivan. Braxton Yeryar fanned eight and walked two in six innings of work, earning the victory for the 2-0 Lakers...
Lady Bulldogs fall at home (04/09/14)
The Lady Bulldog softball team slipped to 0-2 after a 9-0 loss at home to Barr-Reeve Wednesday. Losing pitcher Autumn Secrest and Rayven Knotts each singled and Darrika Cullison doubled for Union. Secrest fanned 10 and walked four. She allowed seven hits as she suffered the complete-game loss...
Cards defeat Edgewood (04/09/14)
The Bloomfield girls' tennis team swept singles and split doubles to down Edgewood 4-1 Wednesday afternoon on the Cardinal's home courts and evened their record to 1-1. Emily Bucher had little trouble downing Ashton Gordon 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 1 singles position. ...
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