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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Sectionals begin without a hitch - or an interruption

Final thoughts on the softball season

Postseason softball is upon us

More lousy weather, plus a sneak peek at the sectionals

It wasn't what I expected - but I was right about one thing

Looking back at an ever memorable marathon game

Sports Stories
May 16-21 Athlete of the Week (05/27/16)
Senior helps power Cards into championship game (05/27/16)
SWTIZ CITY -- Hunter Heaton hit his second and third homeruns of the sectional in his first two at bats against North Central in the baseball semifinals Thursday night. The Cardinals senior finished the night 3-for-3 with five RBIs in Bloomfield's 16-3 five-inning romp over the Thunderbirds...
UPDATED: "Unexpected" finish sends Laker runner to state meet (05/26/16)
Shakamak's Clay Reynolds placed third in the 1,600 meter run Thursday night at the Bloomington North Regional. With the top three finish, Reynolds advances to the Track and Field State Finals on June 4 on the campus of Indiana University. Reynolds passed three runners in the final 400 meters of his race to finish in the third qualifying spot...
Late runs lift Eels over Wolverines (05/26/16)
SWITZ CITY - In a game of bizarre twists and turns between the two presumptive sectional favorites it was the Clay City Eels who finally prevailed. Clay City tacked on a run in each of the last two innings to break a 2-all deadlock. The Eels hung on for a 4-3 win over White River Valley Thursday to earn their way into the Class A Sectional 57 championship game...
Errors dash away title hopes of Lady Lakers (05/26/16)
SWITZ CITY -- Sometimes a plan doesn't always pan out as intended. Unfortunately for Shakamak, the plan North Central put together in the last at-bat didn't go as scripted but the end result was all the same. With the tying run 60 feet away in the top of the sixth inning, North Central coach Erica Arnold went out to the mound and wanted hurler Ariel Povlin to intentionally walk the next Lady Laker...
Miners Blank Warriors in Opening Game of Sectional 47 (05/26/16)
Linton-Stockton made quick work of the North Knox Warriors on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Class 2A baseball sectional. With two outs and two runners on in the bottom of the fourth, Kendall Williams launched a ball to right center field for a stand-up double, scoring Trey Passen and Austin Allen to give the Miners a 10-0 lead...
UPDATED: Lady Miners come up short in sectional final (05/25/16)
MITCHELL - After Tuesday's 4-1 win over Mitchell sent Linton-Stockton into the sectional final coach Ruan Fougerousse dubbed her Lady Miners softball team the "Comeback kids." But the Lady Miners weren't able to come back the following night against South Knox...
Lady Cards blanked by defending state champs (05/25/16)
SWITZ CITY -- North Central had a different look Wednesday night, but in the end the defending Class 2A state champions came up with the same result. The Ladybirds earned a 3-0 win over Bloomfield in the second semifinal of the Class A White River Valley Sectional...
Shakamak slips by Lady Wolverines, advance to title game (05/25/16)
SWITZ CITY -- In the postseason an ugly win serves the same purpose as a great win. Shakamak struggled at the plate against White River Valley throughout most of the game but eventually scored a 6-0 win. The win moves the Lady Lakers into the Class A WRV Sectional championship game Thursday against defending Class 2A state champions, North Central...
UPDATED: Two move on to girls T&F state finals (05/24/16)
Last year, as a freshman, Caroline Wilson advanced to the regional in the high jump and placed eighth. Falling short of a state finals berth made Wilson want to raise the bar this season. Tuesday night the sophomore did just that as she tied for third place at the Bloomington North Regional when she tied a personal best jump of 5-1...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Baseball Regular Season Wrap-up (05/24/16)
Four area baseball teams concluded regular season play Monday. Linton-Stockton went on the road Monday and dropped its regular season finale 13-4 at Edgewood. Nine of the Mustangs' 13 runs were unearned courtesy of six Miner errors. "We committed way too many errors in the field which lead to 9 unearned runs. You cannot give good teams extra outs in an inning. They will make you pay for them," coach Matt Fougerousse said...
Lady Miners break through in sixth for sectional win (05/24/16)
MITCHELL -- Linton-Stockton athletic teams are called the Miners, but the last couple weeks of the season the softball team may want to be called a different name. "These guys have been the comeback kids here lately," an excited Lady Miners coach Ruan Fougerousse said of her team. "I really have not seen that the last couple years but this team has really been able to do that especially the last couple of weeks."...
Season comes to end for youthful Lady Thunderbirds (05/24/16)
MITCHELL -- Softball can often be referred to as a game of inches. Unfortunately for Eastern Greene they came up a couple inches short in the top of the third inning. Evelyn George jumped to her feet and made a diving attempt on a pop up just in front of the plate. ...
Lady Cards season ends at Jasper Regional (05/24/16)
JASPER - Bloomfield girls tennis coach Mike Canty thought his Lady Cardinals team likely would face its toughest test in Jasper regional opponent Paoli. "Paoli beat Barr-Reeve 4-1. And Barr-Reeve beat Loogootee who beat us. So that shows you where we are in the pecking order," the veteran cach pointed out before the match...
Lady Miners freshman hurler blanks North Knox (05/23/16)
MITCHELL - Five days ago the Linton-Stockton Lady Miners needed a three-run, seventh-inning rally to overtake North Knox in come-from-behind 5-4 win. No comeback was necessary Monday. The Lady Miners jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three innings eliminating the Lady Warriors 6-0 in the opening game of Class 2A softball Sectional 47 at Mitchell...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Miner diamondmen drop pair at Decatur tourney (05/23/16)
BASEBALL Linton-Stockton competed in a tournament at Decatur Central Saturday and was dealt two losses. In the first game the Miners lost 3-0 to host Decatur Central. Logan Hollingsworth pitched six innings and gave up just one earned run. But with only three hits Linton-Stockton was unable to push a run across...
Six athletes nominated for May 16-21 AOW (05/23/16)
Each week of the school season, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Agent Joe Medina will sponsor the Greene County Daily World Athlete of the Week. Each weekly winner is chosen by the GCDW Sports Staff and the winner will be revealed each Wednesday. Nominees for the week of May 16-23 include:...
North Central slugs way to win over Lady Eels (05/23/16)
SWITZ CITY -- What makes a good team great is the ability to learn from their mistakes. In the regular season, Clay City's Raven Allender tossed a 1-hit shutout in the Lady Eels 2-0 upset over the defending Class 2A state champions. On Monday, North Central made adjustments at the plate and set the tone early in the game...
Linton-Stockton baseball sectional schedule announced (05/22/16)
The Linton-Stockton High School athletic department has announced game times for Class 2A baseball Sectional 47 hosted by Linton-Stockton. Sectional play begins Wednesday, May 25. The Miners will face North Knox in Wednesday's first game at 5:30 p.m. South Knox and Mitchell follow at approximately 7:30...
UPDATED: Miner linksters sixth, T-Birds ninth at Washington Invite (05/21/16)
MONTGOMERY - Linton-Stockton golf coach Chris Taylor considered Saturday's Washington Invitational at Country Oaks Golf Club an excellent tuneup for the postseason. "Absolutely. That's why we come and play in this tournament. If we make it through the sectional this gives us another chance to play the course in tournament conditions."...
Wolverines, Thunderbirds find momentum heading into postseason (05/20/16)
SWITZ CITY -- Rarely can two teams who face each other, exit the game with momentum heading into its next game. Such was the case Friday evening between a pair of Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference softball foes. In the regular season finale for both teams, White River Valley defeated visiting Eastern Greene, 7-4...
Wolverines senior takes time in decision to play in college (05/20/16)
SWITZ CITY -- College athletics is not for everyone, even if they are good enough to play. For White River Valley's Lexi Graves it's always been an option but it did not always peak her interest. But the end of the Wolverines season left a sour taste in Graves' mouth...
WRV to award Gene Inman Scholarship (05/20/16)
White River Valley has established a scholarship in the name of Gene Inman to be awarded annually to a WRV baseball player who best exemplifies character and academic achievement. The first annual Gene Inman Baseball Scholarship will be presented at White River Valley's Senior Honors Night Monday...
T-Bird runner inks LOI with Wabash (05/20/16)
LITTLE CINCINNATI - A breakout senior season on the track has afforded John Kirts the opportunity to continue his running career. The Thunderbird distance runner will compete in cross country and track and field for the Wabash Little Giants. "I really wanted to continue running plus the smaller school environment really suits me."...
Miner marksman set to become an Engineer (05/20/16)
For Jacob Clothier it was an easy decision. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology was the only school the Linton-Stockton senior seriously considered as a place to continue his academic and athletic pursuits. Clothier signed his letter of intent to continue his education and basketball career at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology...
Seven athletes and a relay team added to regional field (05/20/16)
Friday was yet another gloomy rain filled day, but several boys track and field athletes received good news. When the regional performance list was checked Friday morning seven local athletes and a relay team learned the news they would be heading to the Bloomington North Regional next Thursday...
Four area athletes qualify automatically for T&F regional (05/19/16)
BLOOMINGTON -- On a near perfect night for competition, four local athletes advanced to the Bloomington North Boys Track and Field Regional from the sectional Thursday. Eastern Greene's Alex Brough was the only local sectional champion as he won the high jump...
WRV Falls Short to Sullivan on Senior Night (05/19/16)
SWITZ CITY -- The night looked promising for the White River Valley baseball team as they scored early in their first at bat. The Wolverines managed to make their 2-1 first inning lead stand until the fifth. Visiting Sullivan closed the door on the Wolverines offense and scored a pair of runs in the top of the fifth and seventh innings to score a 5-2 win...
Thunderbirds fall to conference foe on road (05/19/16)
ELNORA -- Eastern Greene and North Daviess both struggled at the plate early on Wednesday. The Cougars were finally able to break open a tight game with a pair of runs in the home half of the sixth inning in their 4-1 win over the visiting Thunderbirds...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: BHS diamondmen take down Barr-Reeve (05/19/16)
BASEBALL Bloomfield hosted Barr-Reeve on Senior Night Wednesday and the Cardinals delivered a 5-4 win in nine innings. Bloomfield was trailing 4-1 in the fifth inning when Hunter Heaton stepped to the plate and smacked the first of his two home runs, a solo homer...
Lady Cards make it five of six (05/19/16)
ELNORA - Bloomfield girls tennis coach Mike Canty said his players came out focused and ready to play for the sectional championship "They went out focused and I think they did a really good job. I think everybody came out really strong today," the veteran coach said...
Four individuals, three relays "pulled" through to regional (05/19/16)
It was a long wait for several local girls track and field athletes, but it was worth it for a handful of competitors. Last season the Indiana High School Athletic Association implemented a rule which gave hope to competitors who failed to finish in the top three of their respective events at the sectional level...
No. 2 tandem carries Lady Miner netters to sectional final (05/18/16)
ELNORA - The question of whether the Linton-Stockton Lady Miners tennis team would survive to play another day was answered by Brittany Morin and Haydyn House. With Linton-Stockton and North Daviess deadlocked at 2-all headed into No. 2 doubles the weight of the match was squarely on the shoulders of Morin and House...
May 9-14 Athlete of the Week (05/18/16)
Five area athletes advance to T&F regional (05/17/16)
BLOOMINGTON -- Mother Nature revealed her ugly self again Tuesday evening, but she could not keep five area athletes from advancing out of the girls track and field sectional. Bloomfield's Alli Workman emerged as the only local sectional champion, as the senior coasted to a win in the 3,200 meters at the Bloomington High School North Sectional...
LOCA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Baseball and tennis recaps (05/17/16)
BASEBALL Linton-Stockton defeated visiting North Knox in a varsity make-up game 10-0 in five innings Friday. Noah Woodward was the starting pitcher and threw a 1 hitter. He struck out five and walked none. The Miners scored 2 runs in the first inning, 1 run in the second, six runs in the 4th inning and one more in the fifth...
WRV frosh tandem adjusting nicely to tennis (05/17/16)
ELNORA - Addi Graves and McKinley Frye are newcomers to tennis. The two freshmen began playing tennis in eighth grade because they both wanted to try something new. Both really enjoy the game and have improved a lot from last year. And for relative beginners, White River Valley's No. 2 doubles team has enjoyed quite a bit of success on the court...
Lakers drop home finale to West Vigo (05/17/16)
JASONVILLE - A steady drizzle fell for most of the evening in Jasonville. And Mother Nature - with a little help from the West Vigo Vikings - put a damper on Shakamak's Senior Night. West Vigo sent 10 hitters to the plate in a four-run first inning and cruised to an 8-2 five-inning win over the Lakers here Tuesday...
Sectional pairings announced for 50th Baseball State Tournament (05/17/16)
The IHSAA conducted its sectional draw Tuesday for the 50th Annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament. Sectional competition begins Wednesday, May 25 and continues through Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day). The 64 champions will advance to four-team regionals on Saturday, June 4...
IHSAA announces girls tennis sectional pairings (05/16/16)
The IHSAA conducted its sectional draw for the 42nd annual team state tennis tournament Monday. Area teams Bloomfield, Linton-Stockton and White River Valley will compete along with host North Daviess in Sectional 44. Sectional play begins Wednesday May 18 at 4:30 p.m...
Seniors pave way to Lady Cards win (05/16/16)
It was only fitting on senior night a pair of Bloomfield upperclassmen led the Lady Cardinals to victory. Kylee Moody tripled to deep center to spark a 2-run rally in the home half of the fourth inning in Bloomfield's 2-0 win over Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference rival Clay City Monday evening...
Six athletes nominated for May 9-14 AOW (05/16/16)
Each week of the school season, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Agent Joe Medina will sponsor the Greene County Daily World Athlete of the Week. Each weekly winner is chosen by the GCDW Sports Staff and the winner will be revealed each Wednesday. Nominees for the week of May 9-14 include:...
Knights shut down Linton-Stockton (05/16/16)
BRAZIL -- Mother Nature has wreaked havoc on spring sports schedules for high school teams around the state. So on Monday evening, Northview celebrated an impromptu senior night for Dalton Shaw, Nathan Thomas, Diego Franco and manager Madison McDonald...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Weekend, Monday night baseball and softball action (05/16/16)
BASEBALL White River Valley hosted Barr-Reeve Saturday and came away with a doubleheader split. The Wolverines took the first game 4-2 behind the pitching of Brayton Cornelius. Cornelius fanned 12 and scattered three hits allowing just one earned run...
UPDATED: Miners Claim 18th straight boys SWIAC golf crown (05/14/16)
There are no guarantee's in life, but over the years one thing you can almost certainly count on is the Linton-Stockton boys golf team winning a conference title. On Saturday, the Miners recorded their 18th consecutive Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference championship on their home course, Phil Harris Golf Course...
UPDATED: Lady Lakers claim softball conference title (05/14/16)
FARMERSBURG -- Entering this season Shakamak softball coach B.A. Shipman thought his team may still be a year away from being a serious championship contending team. But someone forgot to tell his youthful team the same. With the Lady Lakers 6-4 win over defending Class 2A state champions North Central on Saturday, Shakamak won its first conference championship since 2012...
UPDATED: Thunderbirds, Lady Miners claim county T&F titles (05/14/16)
In final preparations before sectionals, all five county teams gathered at Linton-Stockton for the annual Greene County Track and Field Invitational Friday evening. Skylar Tucker dominated the girls field in leading the host Lady Miners to the girls team title. The Linton-Stockton sophomore racked up four blue ribbons as the Lady Miners totaled 134 team points -- 14 points ahead of second place Eastern Greene.
Lady Cards dominate SWIAC tennis, again (05/14/16)
ELNORA - The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals have long been a dominant force in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference girls tennis. Bloomfield entered this weekend's tournament at North Daviess having won seven of the last eight conference titles. Saturday the Lady Cardinals' dominance continued. Bloomfield ran away with its 14th conference championship in the 18-year history of the tournament...
Lady Lakers infielder growing into leader (05/14/16)
JASONVILLE -- A Shakamak batter had just struck out for the third time in the game and was now 0-for-5 in the game. As the player slowly walked back to the dugout with her head down and tears beginning to well up in her eyes, Brooke Lambermont sat on the bucket just outside the dugout. Before the player could take a seat in the dugout and rip off her helmet, Lambermont spoke up...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: WRV, Shakamak and Eastern Greene all come up short in softball (05/14/16)
SOFTBALL White River Valley committed six errors to aid in visiting Barr-Reeve's 11-1 win over the Lady Wolverines Friday evening. The Lady Vikings scored two runs in the second inning and put the game away with four more in the third inning. Tyralee Frye walked and scored the only run of the game for WRV in the fourth inning. ...
Bloomfield, WRV netters tied in SWIAC tourney (05/13/16)
ELNORA - The day's only three-set match also produced the lone upset from Day One of the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference girls tennis tournament at North Daviess. White River Valley's No. 2 singles player Brooklyn Stoner outlasted North Daviess No. 1 Madeline Riggins 7-5, 3-6, 7-5...
North Central hurler shuts down Lady Cardinals (05/13/16)
The Bloomfield softball team ran into a buzz saw in the form of North Central's Katelynn Kennedy on Friday. The Ladybird senior hurler tossed a perfect game against the Lady Cards in North Central's 1-0 win. "She had us fooled with her off speed stuff," Bloomfield coach Bill McIntosh said of Kennedy. "She mixed up her pitches well. We are going to have to do a better job of hitting that. But other than that I thought it was a good effort on our part."...
Class 2A Softball Pairings (05/13/16)
Pairings for the Class 2A Mitchell Softball Sectional was announced on Thursday. The pairings are as followed: Monday, May 23 Game 1: North Knox vs. Linton-Stockton, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 Game 2: South Knox vs. Eastern Greene, 6 p.m. Game 3: Mitchell vs. Game 1 Winner, 7:30 p.m...
Class A Softball Sectional Pairings (05/12/16)
Pairings for the White River Valley Class A Softball Sectional was announced on Thursday. The pairings are as followed: Monday, May 23 Game 1: North Central vs. Clay City, 6 p.m Wednesday, May 25 Game 2 Shakamak vs. White River Valley, 6 p.m. Game 3...
Miners outslug Wolverines on baseball diamond (05/12/16)
All season long the Linton-Stockton Miners have hit the ball up and down the lineup. They did so again Thursday. Linton-Stockton pounded out 15 hits on its way to a 13-7 win over visiting White River Valley in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference finale for both teams...
Lady Miners game suspended (05/12/16)
FARMERSBURG -- Defending Class 2A state champions, North Central scored four unearned runs and led Linton-Stockton 7-0 before play was halted due to inclement weather on Wednesday. Play was suspended with the host Ladybirds batting in the home half of the fifth inning...
Class A state finals Mental Attitude Winner makes hard decision (05/12/16)
After weighing multiple offers, Bloomfield's Eli Combs announced his college choice last week. Combs signed his letter of intent to continue his education and basketball career at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Rose Hulman Institute of Technology is a private engineering college in Terre Haute, Indiana...
Thunderbird sharpshooter makes his college decision (05/12/16)
LITTLE CINCINNATI -- Eastern Greene student athlete Nathan Eckerle has made his college choice official. The Thunderbirds' senior guard signed his letter of intent with Olivet Nazarene University on Wednesday. Olivet Nazarene is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. The campus is located in Bourbonnais, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago 50 miles south of the Loop...
Wolverine player and horse off to Earlham (05/12/16)
SWITZ CITY -- Two years ago the Pittman family experienced an unfortunate incident when a house fire left the family wondering what to do next. For Shannon Pittman, her escape from everything at home, or what was left, was on the basketball floor. Six months ago, Pittman faced more hard times. Only this time her place of escape was taken from her...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers win suspended game; Thunderbirds win T&F dual (05/12/16)
BASEBALL Shakamak and Eastern Greene finished what they started April 26. And the Lakers prevailed 8-0 in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference contest. The teams resumed play where they left off the last time. Shakamak was coming to bat in the bottom of the third inning when lightning was spotted in the area. The game was halted and players were cleared from the field. Officials later decided to suspend play for the rest of the evening...
May 2-9 Athlete of the Week (05/11/16)
Former Miner golfer helps Marian to second place finish (05/10/16)
Former Linton-Stockton golfer and current Marian University junior Clayton French helped lead Marian University to a second place finish in the NAIA Crossroads League Golf Championship. The tournament was contested May 2 and 3 at Glendarin Hills Golf Course in Angola, Indiana. The Knights shot 296 in the first round, 291 in the second round and 288 in the third round for a team total of 875...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Cards and Thunderbirds fall (05/10/16)
Bloomfield went on the road at Washington Tuesday. The Hatchets handed the Cards a 7-0 loss. Ben Lambert tossed a complete-game one-hitter for Washington. "He threw hard," Bloomfield coach Jason Pegg said. Washington's seven runs came on just four hits combined with four Cardinal errors in the field...
Lady Lakers clinch at least share of SWIAC title (05/10/16)
JASONVILLE -- Alyssa Garo failed to record a base hit against Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Bloomfield Tuesday night. But the Shakamak junior produced arguably two of the most important at bats of the game. Garo drove home the first run of the game with an RBI groundout in the third inning. In her next plate appearance she drew a walk to keep a two-out rally alive...
Miners fall to Bloomington North (05/09/16)
Free passes are becoming an alarming issue with the Linton-Stockton baseball team over the last couple weeks. Monday night the Miners issued 12 free passes in a 12-4 loss to visiting Bloomington North. The loss drops Linton-Stockton to 11-6 on the season...
Pair of local senior athletes invited to banquet (05/09/16)
TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute Savings Bank and WTHI-TV held the 12th Annual Wabash Valley All-Sports Team Banquet recently. A total of 19 high school senior athletes were chosen as members of the Wabash Valley All-Sports team. Shakamak's Clay Reynolds and Bloomfield's Alli Workman were the only two area student athletes selected...
Seven make the cut for AOW Nominees for May 2-7 (05/09/16)
Each week of the school season, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Agent Joe Medina will sponsor the Greene County Daily World Athlete of the Week. Each weekly winner is chosen by the GCDW Sports Staff and the winner will be revealed each Wednesday. Nominees for the week of May 2-7 include:...
UPDATED: Lakers outscore Miners to take over SWIAC lead (05/07/16)
Few expected a 7-6 ballgame when Shakamak arrived at Roy Herndon Field in Linton for a battle of Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference unbeatens. "I didn't expect it either. Not with those two pitchers. If you had told me we'd get six runs I would have said we'd win," Linton-Stockton coach Matt Fougerousse said...
UPDATED: Eastern Greene boys, Miner girls win T&F SWIAC (05/07/16)
The Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference Boys and Girls Track and Field Meet was split into two nights this year. The field events were held on Thursday night, with all the running events taking place on Friday. On a near perfect night, weather wise, the Eastern Greene boys and Linton-Stockton girls captured team titles...
UPDATED: Wolverines Notch Win No. 11 (05/07/16)
ELNORA - Brayton Cornelius crossed the plate with the winning run in the ninth inning for White River Valley in a 5-4 win at SWIAC foe North Daviess. WRV scored the winning run without benefit of a hit. A walk to Cornelius, a fielder's choice and a hit batsman loaded the bases. Trey English took a pitch in the arm - for the second time - and Cornelius walked home with what proved to be the winning run...
New coach brings proven success to Miner golf program (05/07/16)
TERRE HAUTE - First-year Linton-Stockton golf coach Chris Taylor knows a thing or two about success on the golf course. Taylor was a cornerstone of the Miners' 2005 regional championship team that qualified for the IHSAA State Finals. He played collegiately at Vincennes University and the University of Southern Indiana...
UPDATED: Thunderbirds Win Conference Clash (05/07/16)
Eastern Greene erupted for seven runs in the second inning and five more in the third to take control against visiting Bloomfield Friday evening. The Thunderbirds won the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference battle 12-4. Caleb Hamilton belted his second grand slam of the week and Nick Abel left the yard as well in the win...
Lady Lakers bounce back from loss with win over Lions (05/07/16)
JASONVILLE -- Less than 24 hours after having its eight-game winning streak snapped, Shakamak bounced back with a win on Saturday. The Lady Lakers softball team improved to 13-5 on the season with a 7-1 win over visiting Marshall. Both teams were missing regulars due to graduation and SAT's...
Cardinal netters blank North Daviess (05/06/16)
ELNORA -- It was unfortunate for North Daviess that the earlier rained out match with Bloomfield was rescheduled to a day after the Cardinals lost a heart breaker to Owen Valley. The Bloomfield girls' tennis team came out hard at every position and won in straight sets to defeat Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe North Daviess, 5-0...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Miners, Cardinals win on the diamond (05/05/16)
BASEBALL Logan Hollingsworth rapped a pair of doubles and batted in two runs to help Linton-Stockton to an 8-5 win over visiting Northeast Dubois Thursday. Hollingsworth finished the game 3-for-4 at the plate. Trailing 3-2 after two innings of play, the Miners plated three runs in the home half of the third and two more in the fifth for a commanding 7-2 lead...
Lady Cardinal netters fall to third loss (05/05/16)
Bloomfield tennis coach Mike Canty has said he can almost always count on two points from Emily Bucher and Mariah Long. And as they have done all season, the Lady Cardinals' top two singles players again delivered. But their two wins weren't enough against visiting Owen Valley Thursday...
Lady Cards stumble on bases, fall to South Knox (05/05/16)
South Knox experimented with a new infield Thursday afternoon and Bloomfield put them to the test on numerous occasions. Unfortunately for Bloomfield, the Lady Spartan infielders passed their test. Bloomfield was caught in three rundowns, two on one play, and ran itself out of two innings which aided in a 3-1 loss to the visiting Spartans...
April 25-30 Athlete of the Week (05/04/16)
Home run by freshman sends Shakamak to win in 17 (05/03/16)
Jona Lash missed a bunt sign from Shakamak head coach B.A. Shipman in the top of the seventeenth inning. But the freshman did not miss two pitches later. Lash drilled a 1-2 pitch over the fence in center for a two-run homer breaking a 1-all tie. It was her first career varsity home run and it propelled the Lady Lakers to a 4-1 win over Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Linton-Stockton Monday evening...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Miner linksters third at Northview (05/03/16)
GOLF The Linton-Stockton golf team finished third in a triangular match against Terre Haute South and Northview at Forest Park in Brazil Monday. Linton took third with 160 in the match played in cool, damp conditions. The South Braves shot a season-best 143 score with all four scorers shooting in the 30s...
Lady Cardinal netters earn win (05/03/16)
The Bloomfield girls' tennis team improved their record to 10-2 with a 3-2 win over visiting Vincennes Rivet on the Bloomfield high school courts Monday afternoon. As has been the norm all season the Cardinals got started with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles...
Wolverine boys, girls run second; Davis sets new record (05/03/16)
SWITZ CITY - Buddy Davis couldn't have picked a better way to go out in the final home meet of his high school track career. The White River Valley senior distance runner shattered the WRV school record in the 3,200 meter run by eight full seconds on senior day, in a triangular meet with North Knox and North Daviess Tuesday...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wolverines notch record-breaking win (05/02/16)
BASEBALL White River Valley earned its tenth win of the season Monday night to set a new single-season high for the Wolverines program. The visiting Wolverines picked up a come-from-behind 9-8 win over Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Eastern Greene...
Lakers top Eels in battle of aces (05/02/16)
CLAY CITY - Shakamak has been in its share of pitchers' duels this season including recent games with White River Valley and Sullivan. Monday the Lakers found themselves locked in another one. Both teams threw their ace hurlers - Hunter Wolfe for Clay City and Shakamak's Braden Scott. Both are future Division I pitchers. Scott signed to pitch for the Marshall Thundering Herd and Wolfe will suit up for the Old Gold and Black at Purdue University...
Bloomfield gets the job done against Lady Cougars (05/02/16)
ELNORA -- With Mother Nature running her course and prom festivities over the weekend, Bloomfield softball coach Bill McIntosh wasn't sure what to expect Monday evening. The Lady Cardinals had not stepped on the field since Thursday. Averi Workman made sure McIntosh did not have anything to worry about...
Six finalists for Athlete of Week from April 25-30 (05/02/16)
Each week of the school season, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Agent Joe Medina will sponsor the Greene County Daily World Athlete of the Week. Each weekly winner is chosen by the GCDW Sports Staff and the winner will be revealed each Wednesday. Nominees for the week of April 25-30 include:...
Impressive streak continues for Lady Cards top two netters (04/29/16)
Mike Canty has seen a lot of good tennis players in his 22 seasons leading the Bloomfield boys and girls tennis programs. But never before has the veteran coach seen his top two singles players undefeated at this point in the season. Emily Bucher at No. 1 singles and Mariah Long in the No. 2 slot have yet to lose through 11 matches...
Wolverines sweep Bulldogs to tie record (04/29/16)
SWITZ CITY - White River Valley has been enjoying its most successful baseball season in recent years. Friday the Wolverines tied a school record. An 11-0, 5-4 doubleheader sweep of the Dugger Union Bulldogs gave WRV nine wins equaling the school mark for most wins in a season...
Eastern Greene boys capture Keith Jones Classic (04/29/16)
CLAY CITY -- John Kirts is not known for his sprinting ability, but the Eastern Greene long distance runner ran the most impressive leg of the Thunderbirds 1,600 meter relay team Friday night. Trailing the Clay City quartet by 10 meters when he received the baton in the third leg, Kirts kicked it in high gear. Four hundred meters later, Kirts had given anchor Dylan Abell a five-meter lead. Abell made good on the lead giving the Thunderbirds the win in the final event of the Keith Jones Classic...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers pick up ninth win (04/29/16)
BASEBALL The Shakamak Lakers put eight runs on the board their last two turns at bat and rolled to a lopsided 10-0 mercy-rule win over the visiting Turkey Run Warriors Thursday. Parker Green was the big bat for the Lakers going 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Claytom May also doubled...
Shakamak pays former coach the ultimate tribute (04/28/16)
JASONVILLE - Retiring a jersey number is an honor a team bestows on a former player or coach, usually in recognition of a legendary career. The Shakamak baseball program has produced a number of legends in its storied history. Tuesday Shakamak High School honored perhaps its most iconic baseball figure...
Miners hang on for SWIAC win over Cougars (04/28/16)
Saturday at Eastern Greene Linton-Stockton coach Matt Fougerousse stressed the importance of playing until the final out of the seventh inning. Thursday at Linton it was Steven McNabb's North Daviess Cougars who kept the pressure on until the very end...
Lady Lakers remain perfect in conference play (04/28/16)
ELNORA -- It wasn't quite a "win one for the gipper" moment, but the Shakamak softball team played with a little added motivation Thursday evening. Before the Lady Lakers arrived at North Daviess, head coach B.A. Shipman had to leave his team due to an accident in his family...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Miners win again on the links (04/28/16)
BOYS GOLF Linton-Stockton picked up another impressive win on the links Thursday afternoon. The Miners carded a team score of 166 to defeat Clay City by 11 strokes at Phil Harris Golf Course. North Daviess rounded out the field and finished with a score of 199...
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Weather suspends Lady Miners softball at Clay City (04/26/16)
CLAY CITY -- Linton-Stockton's softball game with Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Clay City was suspended in the third inning Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Eels pushed two runs across in the home half of the first inning for the only runs of the game...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lady Cardinal netters win again (04/26/16)
GIRLS TENNIS The Bloomfield girls' tennis team finished a sweep of SWIAC foes with a 4-0 win over White River Valley in a rain shortened match Tuesday afternoon. The Cards picked up wins from the top two singles players and both doubles teams. In the No. 1 singles spot, Emily Bucher defeated Rachel Woods 6-0, 6-1 while Mariah Long took care of Brooklyn Stoner 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles...
Play suspended at Shakamak (04/26/16)
JASONVILLE - Weather interrupted Tuesday's Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference between visiting Eastern Greene and Shakamak. Shakamak was coming to bat in the bottom of the third inning when lightning was spotted in the area. The game was halted and players were cleared from the field. Officials later decided to suspend play for the rest of the evening...
Lady Miners pick up first win of season (04/25/16)
ELNORA -- Emma Brewer walked back into the Linton-Stockton dugout at the end of the first inning and uttered "she is a one-woman show." Brewer was referring to fellow teammate Shelsie Meurer who fielded all three plays in a 1-2-3 first inning inside the circle...
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Cardinals and Lakers earn softball wins (04/25/16)
Softball Averi Workman pitched five innings and collected three hits at the plate to help visiting Bloomfield to a 7-2 win over Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference rival White River Valley Monday evening. Workman allowed just two hits and fanned nine batters in the win...
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Bloomfield High School Class of 2016

Bloomfield High School hosted the Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony Saturday.

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