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COLLEGE REPORT: Molly Martin ends college career with run in NCAA Division III Tournament
The stellar college basketball career of Terre Haute North grad Molly Martin came to an end March 4, as Hanover College’s women’s team dropped a 76-62 decision to the University of Chicago in the opening round of the NCAA Division III national tournament at Grand Rapids, Mich.
COLLEGE REPORT: SV'S Craigmyle to play football at Division II Harding
Harding University knows exactly what it wants in terms of football players to fit Coach Ronnie Huckeba’s system.
South Vermillion’s James Craigmyle knew exactly what he was looking for in a college.
COLLEGE REPORT: WRC diamond standouts make college plans
Three Wabash River Conference diamond standouts have decided where they will continue their careers collegiately after graduating this spring.
COLLEGE REPORT: Meggs helping with Cal-Irvine resurgence
California-Irvine’s women’s basketball program is undergoing a revitalization under third-year coach Molly Goodenbour, and the Anteaters are off to a 10-4 record this year following a 9-21 mark a year ago.
COLLEGE REPORT: Bray among nation’s top recruits heading to Louisville
The University of Louisville men’s swimming program has looked heavily toward the waters of Indiana pools to maintain its elite national status.
COLLEGE REPORT: Mahurin to play two sports for Racers
Beth Mahurin made a verbal commitment to play volleyball at Indiana State in the fall of her junior year, which would have put her close to home and at the same school as her brother, R.J., who is a freshman on the men’s basketball team.
South’s Seibert, Lee looking forward to playing for IPFW
Terre Haute South will have five former Braves playing women’s college basketball this year, and two current Braves have already made verbal commitments to keep that streak alive for the next several years.
COLLEGE REPORT: Former Valley prep athletes run well
Several Wabash Valley area cross country standouts had excellent outings last Saturday to help their teams to outstanding team finishes.
COLLEGE REPORT: Mayhew helps IU cross country to big victory at Wisconsin
Several Wabash Valley area cross country standouts had excellent outings on Saturday to help their teams to outstanding team finishes.
Indiana’s men’s cross country made a bold statement at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Saturday at Madison, Wisc., with an impressive win over a highly-ranked field of opponents, including No. 6 Wisconsin.
COLLEGE REPORT: Engle named SCAC Player of the Week
Terre Haute South grad Michael Engle of DePauw was selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week for games played last weekend.
College Report: North running duo glad to be at ISU
Lindy Jones and Alexa McFadden helped form the backbone of the Terre Haute North track and field and cross country programs for the past four years, comprising half of the school’s 3,200-meter relay team that finished 17th in the IHSAA state meet last spring.
College Report: Anthony Bertoli begins track coaching career in Alabama
After a stellar track and field career at Indiana State, Terre Haute South grad Anthony Bertoli wanted to stay active in the sport. He spent last spring as a graduate assistant for the Sycamores, but knew his career would be best served if he spread his wings and experienced the sport he loves from an alternate viewpoint.
From the Press Box: ISU brass, ex-players united on ISU’s football future
Dreams are dreams until someone has the wherewithal to make them come true. When it comes to success and the Indiana State football program, dreams are about all anyone’s had for the last decade or more.
College Report: ISU hoops’ Mahurin sees benefits of redshirting
Indiana State’s R.J. Mahurin has played basketball for the majority of the calendar year for the majority of his life, so sitting out last winter as a redshirt was predictably not an easy thing to do.
He dealt with it, though, and has continued to work on his game to get ready to make his collegiate debut this winter for the Sycamores.
College Report: Johnson taking long-range shooting ability to Marshall
The history books could easily tell you how good the Terre Haute South girls basketball team was two years ago based upon victories and state rankings.
College Report: Vigo athletes aid University of Indianapolis track squad
Several Wabash Valley natives helped pace the University of Indianapolis to men’s and women’s team titles at the 2010 Great Lakes Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Allgood Bailey Stadium in Rolla, Mo.
College Report: Farmer, Bullock lead tennis teams
Many Division I women’s tennis programs are dominated by foreign players from all over the globe, yet a pair of blonde-haired American girls from the Wabash Valley took their games to Indianapolis this year and had dominant seasons on the collegiate courts.
College Report: North Vermillion’s Davis, Casey’s Murphy helping SIU-E softball
As the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville softball team goes through its last season before becoming eligible for the NCAA Division I championships next year, the Cougars are being led by a pair of sophomores who are Wabash Valley natives.
COLLEGE REPORT: Armon Bassett leads Ohio past No. 3 seed Georgetown
Not a lot of Wabash Valley natives led their teams to post-season college basketball national tournament action, but many were honored for their individual achievements (see accompanying list).
ISU gets homestand started with sweep of WMU
Indiana State’s baseball team doesn’t have many homestands this season, so when they do play at Bob Warn Field, it is imperative that the Sycamores take advantage of its home field while it can.
College Report: Former South standout Fuqua ready to lead The Woods’ golf team
Kelsey Fuqua had an outstanding golf career at Terre Haute South, and will be one of the cornerstones as veteran coach Steve Higham builds a program at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
- College Report: North Vermillion’s Lively ready to take her game to next level North Vermillion senior Hillary Lively saw her high school basketball career end this week with a sectional loss to Turkey Run, but unlike most prep players her career is nowhere near its completion.
- College Report: Modesitt, Bullock making big impact for IUPUI tennis Two Wabash Valley area tennis standouts were honored this week as the Summit League players of the week. West Vigo freshman Joel Modesitt has been named the conference’s Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week, while Terre Haute South freshman Hunter Bullock was named the conference’s Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week.
- College report: North's O’Leary to play at Indiana State The task for Indiana State football competing in the Missouri Valley Football Conference is considered to be similar to that of Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South playing in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference.
College Report: Gertz, Guell making impact for ranked Purdue swim teams
Two Terre Haute natives have done the improbable, if not the impossible, by walking on to become highly-successful members of Purdue University’s swimming team.
- College Report: South grad Armon Bassett has his best week yet for Ohio Bobcats A few holiday leftovers that don’t even need a microwave oven: Ohio junior Armon Bassett of Terre Haute South was named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week for the period of Dec. 7-12.
- Terre Haute North player commits to Holy Cross Many people rate intelligence, besides the obvious need for skill, as one of the most desirable qualities for a baseball player.
- College Report: Valley softball standouts ink letters of intent Five Wabash Valley area high school softball standouts have signed national letters of intent this month to play collegiately, one for a national small-college powerhouse and four others at the Division I level.
- College Report: Valley natives helping UIndy girls basketball thrive With a roster one-third full of Wabash Valley natives, the University of Indianapolis women’s basketball team is ranked fourth in the 2009-10 Division II Bulletin Preseason Poll, released this week.
College Report: Boyd back to Iowa, Graves playing in Europe
Two of the most recognizable names from the last 10 years of Wabash Valley athletics are in the news.
Former Union High School and Iowa basketball Brody Boyd has left the Wabash Valley for a second time to go to Iowa City, while ex-White River Valley and Butler basketball star A.J. Graves has started a pro career in Europe.
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