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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?"...
Miners have successful scrimmage at Cloverdale (08/15/14)
CLOVERDALE -- In a high school football season where there will be 14 new players in the starting line-up, Linton-Stockton turned up for the regular campaign with a controlled scrimmage here Friday night against the host Cloverdale Clovers. Both varsity teams were able to put their respective offensive and defensive units on the field for a total of 37 plays each, in three different series from various parts of the field...
Eastern Greene looks good in controlled scimmage (08/15/14)
NASHVILLE -If Friday night's scrimmage at Brown County is any indication, the Eastern Greene Thunderbirds may have a promising 2014 football season ahead of them. On their first possession from their own 35, the Thunderbirds drove 65 yards in five plays, ending in a 34-yard scoring toss to Jackson Rogers from Briar Martindale.....
Miner boys cross country is young but improving (08/15/14)
The Linton-Stockton boys cross country team will be young this year with two freshman and two sophomores among the five runners. "We've got five runners this year," Linton-Stockton boys cross country coach Jeff Franklin said. "We've got two freshmen - Jasper Moore and Cameron Parola. Our two sophomores are are Ben Lewellyn and Nathaniel Heath. Nathaniel was all county at the start of the year last year as a freshman.....
Lady Miners have high expectations (08/15/14)
Linton-Stockton girls cross country coach Bill Doyle and his team have set some lofty but achievable goals for this upcoming girls cross country season. "Our team is deeper this year," coach Doyle said. We have three seniors coming back and we have a sophomore - Hanna Camden - who made it out of sectionals last year as a freshman. Hanna has improved a lot this year...
Eastern Greene wins by 19 shots (08/15/14)
Eastern Greene won by 19 strokes Thursday, defeating Brown County 213-232 in a high school girls golf match. Emily Prince of EGHS was low medalist with a 50. Also for the Lady Thunderbirds, Lauren Miller shot 51, Miranda Blocher 53, Gianni Cardin 57, Clair Byers 60 and Kaitlynm Hudson shot 62...
Lady Wolverines hopeful for a good 2014 season (08/14/14)
SWITZ CITY -- White River Valley girls volleyball coach Shawn Brown is pleased with what he's seen from his Lady Wolverines thus far. "We have a really good group of girls this year," he said. "We had really good turnouts for our open gyms over the summer.....
Numbers up for Lady Wolverine runners (08/14/14)
SWITZ CITY - The White River Valley girls cross country team is enjoying its largest turnout in recent years. First-year coach Sara McIntosh said, "I am really thrilled to have enough for a team." "The first day of conditioning I only had one girl - Becca Pearson. So I've been recruiting hard. The girls have helped me recruit, especially Allison Wininger, Jasmine Padgett and Becca...
Hausler guides fortunes for Thunderbird runners (08/14/14)
LITTLE CINCINNATI -- The Eastern Greene High School boys cross country team will again be led by coach Ray Hausler. He is beginning his fourth season in charge of the T-Birds, who feature a roster of 14, but only two seniors. "We are very young as we have no seniors in our top seven," he said. "But we are a more veteran group than we were last year...
Wolverines return solid group of runners (08/14/14)
SWITZ CITY - Mike Karr is returning as White River Valley's boys cross country coach in his first year back after having previously led the program in 1990 and 1991. Karr said, "We have a good solid returning core of runners to provide leadership to some talented freshmen. Buddy Davis was an all-conference last year and we have returning varsity lettermen Hunter Cornelius, Tyler Wever, and Levi Provo...
EGHS ladies have new coach (08/14/14)
LITTLE CINCINNATI -- After six seasons of coaching in the middle school, Adam Nonte is making the move to high school ranks. Nonte, a 1999 Eastern Greene graduate, has taken over the EGHS girls cross country program. Last year Eastern Greene just missed advancing to the regional as a team...
Bloomfield returns veteran boys tennis team (08/14/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Five of seven starters will be returning from last year's standout campaign. The Bloomfield High School boys tennis team tied the school record for wins in a season (19-2) and repeated as sectional champions at North Daviess. "I am really optimistic about this year's team," said BHS coach Mike Canty, who is starting his 21st season in charge of the boys tennis program at Bloomfield. "We have five players returning from last year's sectional and SWIAC champs...
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