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Linton volleyball youth camp starts Monday June 8 (05/28/15)
The Linton Miner Volleyball Youth Camp has benn scheduled for June 8-11 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the high school gym. The camp is for girls in incoming grades 3-8. Sign ups will take place Monday, June 8 starting at 3 p.m. or you can contact coach Jill Fougerousse at (812) 798-2847...
Eels outlast Wolverines in 11 innings (05/28/15)
JASONVILLE - Clay City finally broke loose scoring eight runs in the 11th inning and outlasting White River Valley 12-4 in 11 innings in the second semifinal game of Class A baseball Sectional 57 here Wednesday. This story will be updated.
Lakers close out Cardinals in six (05/28/15)
JASONVILLE - The Shakamak Lakers put seven runs on the board in the sixth inning to close out the Bloomfield Cardinals 10-0 in six innings via the 10-run rule in the first sectional semifinal game of Class A baseball Sectional 57 here Wednesday. This story will be updated...
UPDATED: Eastern Greene blanked in sectional game (05/27/15)
VERNE - North Central defeated Eastern Greene 17-0 in the second semifinal of the Class 2A South Knox softball sectional here Wednesday night. Both teams had received first round byes. The game was halted after five innings via the 10-run rule. Casey Mitchell had the only hit for the Lady Thunderbirds...
Local sports camps, sports briefs (05/27/15)
The Linton Miner boys basketball camp, emphasizing FUNdamentals, is set for June 1-5 at the high school gymnasium. Incoming grades 3-5 will meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. daily with incoming grades 6-8 having camp 10 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Players will play in games and have contests...
Miners shoot 168 (05/27/15)
Linton-Stockton finished second in a triangular boys golf match Wednesday at the Sullivan Elks Golf Course. The host Golden Arrows shot 148, the Miners had 168 and North Central fired a 181. For the Miners, Dane Kanen shot 40, Zach Hall 41, Jake Gregory 42, Levi Jerrells 45 and Jace Brewer carded a 52...
T-Birds knock off North Central to advance to baseball sectional semifinals (05/27/15)
SULLIVAN - Eastern Greene defeated North Central for the second time this season, coming up with a 9-3 victory in a first-round game at the Class 2A Sullivan baseball sectional here Wednesday night at Sportland Field. C.J. Shelton pitched five scoreless innings to earn the victory. EGHS came up with eight hits, including a two-run triple by Caleb Hamilton in a four-run Eastern Greene fourth...
Lady Miners advance to championship game (05/27/15)
VERNE - Linton-Stockton scored nine runs in its final three at bats as the Lady Miners defeated host South Knox 9-5 Wednesday in the semifinals of the Class 2A Sectional 47 here Wednesday night. They will take a 13-7 record into the championship game against North Central Thursday...
UPDATED: Lady Cards win sectional championship (05/26/15)
CLAY CITY - Kylee Moody and Maddie Toon delivered a pair of big extra-base hits - a triple by Moody and a double by Toon - to break open a 1-all deadlock in the fourth inning and the Bloomfield Lady Cardinals went on to claim their first softball sectional title since 2008 (the fifth in school history), beating the Clay City Lady Eels 5-1 in the championship game of Class A Sectional 57 here Tuesday...
Workman, Denham qualify for state finals (05/26/15)
Bloomfield's Alli Workman will be making a return visit to the track and field state finals next weekend while White River Valley's Abby Denham will be making her first appearance. Both girls qualified with their performances at the Bloomington North Regional Tuesday night...
Lady Miners blank Sullivan in sectional opener (05/26/15)
VERNE - Linton-Stockton put together a complete game, defeating Sullivan 6-0 in a first-round softball game at the Class A South Knox Sectional 47 here Tuesday night. Brei Followell pitched a shutout, the defense only had one miscue and the offense finished with 10 hits and capitalized on four Sullivan errors...
Regional is the end of the road for Lady Cardinals, Woods (05/26/15)
The Bloomfield girls' tennis team lost a 5-0 decision to South Knox Tuesday afternoon at the Jasper Regional. The only close match came at the No. 1 singles spot where Emily Bucher pushed Autumn Asdell but lost 7-6(5), 7-5. Mariah Long was beaten 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 singles while Sierra Kirkley lost 6-1, 6-1 in the third singles position...
UPDATED: Bloomfield edges Shakamak in high school softball semifinals (05/25/15)
CLAY CITY - With Shakamak threatening to tie the game in its final at bat on a hit by Hannah Wonders, Bloomfield's Maddie Toon's perfect throw from left field nailed Megan Gallagher at home plate. Hayley England applied the tag, preserving a 3-2 Lady Cardinal victory here Monday in the opening game of the Class A Sectional 57...
UPDATED: WRV's season ends with sectional loss (05/25/15)
CLAY CITY - White River Valley lost 10-0 in five innings to sectional host Clay City in the first round of Class A Sectional 57 Monday. The Lady Wolverines finish the season 3-17. It was a tough way for the season to end for White River Valley. "It's hard," Lady Wolverines coach Matt Hockman said. "Kassi (Morrison) pitched an excellent game. We just committed way too many basic errors and that should never have happened."...
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...
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