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Monday, May 25, 2015
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Bloomfield edges Shakamak in high school softball semifinals (05/25/15)
Bloomfield defeated Shakamak 3-2 in the opening game of the Class A softball sectional at Clay City Monday night. This story will be updated.
WRV battles defending champion (05/25/15)
White River Valley took on host Clay City in the second semifinal game Monday at the Class A Clay City softball sectional. The Lady Eels are the defending champion. This story will be updated.
FINAL: French shoots 76 in final round of NAIA golf national championship (05/22/15)
Clayton French, a Linton-Stockton High School graduate, concluded play for Marian University at the the NAIA Golf National Championship at Dayton Beach, Fla. Friday. French had a fourth and final round 76, giving him a four-day total of 297. He finished tied for 51st...
Eastern Greene wins a pair (05/22/15)
The Eastern Greene high school baseball picked up two wins at home this week. Wednesday they beat North Daviess 8-4 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference contest. Thursday the T-Birds came from behind for an 11-10 win over Vincennes Rivet in eight innings...
High school softball sectionals begin Monday (05/22/15)
The annual Indiana High School Athletic Association baseball state tournament series will begin Monday and Tuesday with sectional play in four classes at 64 locations across the state. At the Class A Clay City Sectional, play will begin Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day). Bloomfield will face Shakamak in the first game at 5 p.m. then defending champion Clay City will take on White River Valley in game two at approximately 7 p.m...
IHSAA baseball sectionals begin Wednesday (05/22/15)
The annual Indiana High School Athletic Association baseball state tournament series will begin Wednesday with sectional play in four classes at 64 locations across the state. Locally, defending state champions Shakamak will again play host for Class A Sectional 57. But with Eminence not fielding a team this season, it will just be a four-team, two-day event...
Lakers cruise by Bedford (05/21/15)
Shakamak exploded for eight runs in the first inning and cruised to an 11-4 victory at home against Bedford North Lawrence Thursday night in a non-conference high school baseball game. Dylan Collins picked up the complete-game victory for the Lakers. He fanned nine and walked two. He allowed five hits and four earned runs...
Lady Cards win tennis sectional (05/21/15)
ELNORA - Despite having to play two matches in less than four hours here Thursday at the North Daviess Sectional, the Bloomfield girls tennis team defeated Linton-Stockton 4-1 in the semifinals and the host Lady Cougars by an identical score in the title match, claiming its fourth title in the past five seasons...
No automatic regional qualifiers for county athletes (05/21/15)
BLOOMINGTON - No individuals or relay teams from Greene County earned automatic qualifying spots for next week's regional after competing in the IHSAA Boys Track and Field Sectional at Ralph Sieboldt Track in Bloomington Thursday. Regional qualifying changed this year. Last year the top four finishers advanced. This year, it's the top three and ties, along with anyone who met the state qualifying standards for time or distance...
Wolverines fall at Rivet (05/21/15)
Vincennes Rivet jumped ahead 3-0 and held on for a 9-5 victory over White River Valley in a non-conference high school baseball game in Knox County Wednesday. Hunter Cornelius pitched a complete game for the Wolverines. He allowed nine hits while striking out eight and walking four in six innings...
Eastern Greene golfers defeat Edgewood (05/21/15)
Eastern Greene defeated Edgewood 157-169 Wednesday at the Hidden Hills Golf Course in a high school boys golf match. "This is the first time we have beat them in school history," said EGHS coach Mike Caldwell. "Jobe Gilliatt and Colden Roberts tied for medalist honors with 38s...
Bats come alive for Lady lakers in win over Bloomfield (05/20/15)
BLOOMFIELD - A pair of three-run homers - one by Kelsey Samm and the other by Kayla Gallagher - propelled the Shakamak Lady Lakers to a 14-2, five-inning win over the Bloomfield Lady Cardinals in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference high school softball game at Northside Diamonds in Bloomfield Wednesday...
Sharon Baker Classic set for June 13 (05/20/15)
The 2015 Sharon Baker Classic is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 at Southern Dunes Golf Course in Indianapolis This will be the third installment of the charity golf tournament and silent auction which benefits the Moffitt Cancer Center. The event was started by the family of Sharon Baker to honor her fight against Melanoma...
Girls tennis sectional postponed (05/20/15)
The North Daviess girls tennis sectional was postponed by rain that rolled through Daviess County Wednesday evening. The White River Valley vs. North Daviess match, which started at 4:30 p.m., was tied at 1-1 when the rain got too hard to continue at 5:29 p.m...
UPDATED: Five county athletes advance to track and field regional (05/19/15)
BLOOMINGTON - A total of five individuals from Greene County earned qualifying spots for next week's regional after competing in the IHSAA Girls Track and Field Sectional at Ralph Sieboldt Track in Bloomington Tuesday. They all now advance to next week's regional meet at the same location at Bloomington North High School...
UPDATED: Lady Cards win SWIAC title (05/19/15)
The Bloomfield girls' tennis team dominated the SWIAC tennis tournament by winning the singles tournament, the doubles tournament and being runner-up in the singles tournament. The Cards finished the tournament with 21 points followed by Linton with 7 point while White River Valley had 4 points. North Daviess finished with a single point...
Miner golfers fall at South (05/19/15)
Host Terre Haute South defeated Linton-Stockton 150-172 in a high school boys golf match Tuesday at Rea Park. Ben Myers of South was low medalist with a 36. For the Miners, Jacob Gregory had a 41, Zach Hall 42, Dane Kanen 43, Jace Brewer 46, Evan Sipes 47, Levi Jerrells 50 and Zach Waggoner 57...
Lions nip Miners (05/19/15)
Trey Bedwell only allowed one earned run as the Miners lost a 2-1 decision at Loogootee in a high school baseball game Monday. Bedwell yielded just three hits while fanning six and walking three. "Trey threw a great game," said Linton-Stockton coach Matt Fougerousse. "He pitched well enough to win, only giving up three hits...
WRV drops conference game (05/19/15)
Clay City came up with seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning as the host Eels defeated White River Valley 9-5 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference baseball game Tuesday. Tyler York pitched the first 3 1/3 innings and suffered the loss. Brayton Cornelius tossed the final 2 2/3 innings...
Pyne pitches well in loss to Vikings (05/19/15)
Jacob Pyne tossed a six-hitter and allowed only two earned runs but the Bloomfield baseball team lost a 4-0 decision to host Barr-Reeve Tuesday night. Pyne struck out five and walked three in his six innings of work. Zach Skinner had the lone Bloomfield hit...
Annual run in Worthington set for June 6 (05/19/15)
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Spirit Sprint 5K Run, hosted by Open Arms Christian Ministries, which will be conducted Saturday, June 6 at the Worthington Town Park. Entry Fee is $15 per person, early registration fee; $10 per person Fun Runs for Kids: There are new age brackets this year: 1/4 mile: age 4 & under; 1/2 mile: age 4 to 6; 1 mile age 7 to 11...
Linton-Stockton loses to Edgewood (05/19/15)
The No. 1 doubles team registered the lone victory for the Lady Miners as host Edgewood defeated Linton-Stockton 4-1 in a high school girls tennis match at Ellettsville Monday. Morgan Sparks and Tayler Moore outlasted Edgewood's Liz VanAllen and Emily Maegerlein in three sets...
Lady Miners edge West Vigo (05/19/15)
Linton-Stockton scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning, pulling out an 8-7 victory over host West Vigo Monday in a non-conference high school softball game. Brei Followell fanned nine, walked two and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs, earning the victory...
Girls basketball camp at Shakamak starts June 15 (05/19/15)
Shakamak High School girls basketball coach Troy Fougerousse will be having a girls basketball summer camp for players in K-8 (2014-15). The week-long camp will be from Monday, June 15 until Friday, June 19. Girls in grades K-3 will meet daily from 1 to 2:15 p.m. with the camp for girls in grades 4-8 scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. daily...
Pairings announced for baseball state tournament (05/19/15)
Pairings for the annual Indiana High School Athletic Association baseball state tournament series were drawn this morning at the IHSAA headquarters in Indianapolis. In Class A, defending state champions Shakamak will again play host to Sectional 57...
Tennis sectional pairings announced (05/19/15)
Pairings for the North Daviess girls tennis sectional have been announced. On Wednesday, White River Valley will take on North Daviess at 4:30 p.m. In the second match at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bloomfield will take on defending champ Linton-Stockton. The championship match is set for 5 p.m. Thursday...
UPDATED: Lady Cards fall to Clay City, 6-3 (05/18/15)
CLAY CITY - In a possible preview of a potential sectional championship matchup, Clay City defeated visiting Bloomfield 6-3 in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference high school softball game Monday. The Lady Cardinals drop to 10-7 for the season and 3-3 in SWIAC play...
Buckley takes over Lady Laker volleyball program (05/18/15)
Kirk Buckley has coached a lot of different sports at Shakamak. Now, he gets to coach another. The 2000 Sullivan High School graduate will be taking over the high school volleyball program. He was approved as the new coach last week by the Metropolitan School Board of Shakamak...
SWIAC to continue Tuesday (05/18/15)
The Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference girls tennis tournament was rained out Saturday. It will resume Tuesday.
Lakers win two games (05/18/15)
After losing at Sullivan on Friday night, the Shakamak baseball team bounced back and picked up two wins at the Washington Invitational Saturday. The Lakers defeated the hosts 6-3 as Patrick Greene tossed the first six innings, earning the victory. Braden Scott fanned 10 and walked three in six innings to earn a 4-3 win over Austin...
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