TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute South’s Nathan Bogle has been named a first-team all-state tennis player, the coaches’ association announced Monday.
Earning second-team honors for the recently completed season was Terre Haute North’s doubles team of Keaton Akers and Justin Newton.
Two more singles players, Krishan Kumar of South and Andrew Farmer of North, were on the honorable-mention list.
• Gold, Silver teams to be honored Saturday — The Indiana Association of Track & Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame will honor the 25-year Silver Team and the 50-year Gold Team cross country runners in conjunction with Saturday’s high school finals at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.
Among the Silver Team athletes are Indiana State Hall of Fame runner Debbie Ramseyer and Todd Messer of South Putnam.
Men’s Silver Team — Neil Crouser, Silver Creek; Gary Holt, Greenfield; Matt Jones, Westfield; Mike McClaren, New Prairie; Todd Messer, South Putnam; Ryan Sommers, Maconaquah; Anthony Williams, Gary Mann.
Women’s Silver Team — Amy Cole, Fort Wayne Northrop; Daniela Daggy, Bloomington North; Stephanie Gray, Carmel; Deborah Ramseyer, Norwell; Celeste Susnis, Kankakee Valley; Jennifer Warthan, Bloomington North; Tess Woods, Carmel.
Men’s Gold Team — John Collett, Griffith; Dave Esterkine, Fort Wayne North; Mark Gibbens, West Lafayette; Dennis Grider, Indianapolis Washington; Gary Hall, Marion; Charles Russell, Indianapolis Shortridge; Robert Watson, Elkhart.
• Rose keeper, Sycamore freshman chosen — Rose-Hulman goalkeeper Drew Miller has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week, and Indiana State volleyball player Bree Spangler has been picked as the Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Week, the two conferences announced Monday.
Miller kept the Engineers atop the conference standings with five saves in a 110-minute, double-overtime scoreless draw with Hanover on Saturday. On Wednesday, he played the first 72 minutes of a 3-0 win over Franklin.
Miller leads the HCAC in goals-against average (0.60) and save percentage (.841). Rose is 8-4-4 overall, 5-0-2 in conference matches, and plays Wednesday at Earlham.
Spangler averaged 3.56 kills per set as the Sycamores beat Saint Louis and Illinois State last week. She had 32 kills and 75 attempts, a .360 hitting percentage and also had two assists and 31 digs. She had her first two double-doubles with 10 kills and 19 digs against the Billikens and 22 kills and 12 digs versus the Redbirds.
• Terre Haute team eliminated — At Phoenix, the Terre Haute Volkers Group father/son team was eliminated in the semifinals of World Series play Sunday by Portland, Ore., by a 12-5 score. Portland went on to win the championship game later Sunday.
Terre Haute, which finished tied for third among 29 teams, had a 5-4 lead halfway through Sunday’s game but also had a tired pitching staff, and Portland scored in every inning down the stretch.
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D.Pickering, K.Volkers (4), Jacobson (8) and Neilsen, Brucken (6); McFadden, Sawyer (5), Raffaelo (8) and Capps, McNaughton (7).
Highlights — For Terre Haute, Todd Pickering had 3 hits and David Pickering 2 hits.
• ISU freshman in second place — At Boonville, Indiana State freshman Marissa Uradomo shot a 71 on Monday to take second place after the first round of the Charles Braun Intercollegiate match at Quail Crossing.
ISU is fifth as a team. Final round is today.
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Team scores — Lipscomb 295, Evansville 298, Wichita State 298, Loyola 299, Indiana State 300, Valparaiso 301, Northern Iowa 301, Dayton 304, SIU-Edwardsville 306, Butler 308, IUPUI 309, Southern Indiana 313, Northern Kentucky 318, Tennessee State 344.
Indiana State — Marissa Uradomo 71, Amanda Smith 74, McCall Christopher 76, Erinn Sutton 79, Andrea Frankiewicz 81.
• Winners shoot 60 — At Hulman Links, the winning team shot 12-under-par 60 to win a backward scramble played Sunday.
Gregg Kluesner, Charlie Kluesner, Chris Pearson and Dennis Stark made up the winning Team Bando.
Two teams shot 62 and three teams carded 64 with 17 four-man teams in the field.
The Final Fling will be played next Sunday at the course. Play begins at noon.
60 — Charlie Kluesner, Gregg Kluesner, Chris Pearson, Dennis Stark
62 — Mike Toney, Sam Peoples, Gordy Bryan, Dale Long; Tom Jones, Andy Jones, Lindsay Jones, Ken Wooden
64 — Matt Davis, Kyle Wall, Cole Vicars, Jordan Stone; Chris Keen, Josh Miley, Jerry Danhour, John Bridgewater; Larry Fossi, Larry Griffin, Tim Griffin, Mark Malone
• Smith posts win — Sam Smith won the feature race in the final day of racing at Crossroads Dragway on Saturday.
Smith bested John Blake in the Fast 33 at the 330 race with Richard Edwards being low qualifier.
Other winners were Butch King, Rob Robinson, Bill McCarty and Chris Miller.
Two of the 2013 champions are Mike Tewell in pro class and Chad Eaton in sportsman.
Track information may be found at www.crossroadsdragway.com.
Fast 33 at the 330 — Sam Smith of Terre Haute, 1967 Camaro, def. John Blake of Terre Haute, 1985 Monte Carlo; semis: Cody Alumbaugh, Richard Edwards (low qualifier).
Super pro — Butch King of Terre Haute, 1966 Chevelle, def. Bob Paul of Westfield, Ill., 1982 S-10; semis: John Moy.
Pro — Rob Robinson of Indianapolis, 1991 Chevy RS, def. Steve Conrad of Terre Haute, 1990 Mustang; semis: Mike Wilson.
Sportsman — Bill McCarty of Washington, 1978 Dodge, def. Shawn Rissler of Brazil, 2002 Trans Am; semis: Joey Moore.
Junior dragster — Chris Miller of Danville, Ill., 1996 Spitzer, def. Braydon Stultz of Terre Haute, 2005 Gage.
• Maple Ridge team competes — At Hamilton, Ohio, the Maple Ridge Equestrian Team competed recently at two Interscholastic Equestrian Association shows at Beckett Run Equestrian Center.
Lilly Flowers is the coach of MRET, which is from Clinton.
Middle School jumping classes — 3. Elizabeth Wilson, Rockville; 5. Elaine Marshall, Dana, first day; 3. Marshall, second day.
Middle School flat classes — 2. Jia Webb, Terre Haute; 5. Marshall, first day; 3. Marshall, 6. Wilson, second day.
High School jumping classes — 5. Riley Fenoglio, Clinton; 5. Jessica Snyder, first day; 3. Snyder, 5. Fenoglio, second day.
High School flat classes — 5. Fenoglio; 5. Asia DeBaun, West Terre Haute, first day; 6. Snyder, second day.
Other team members — Chloe Koutsoumpas, Paris; Maddie DeBaun, West Terre Haute; Michaela Wickens, Cayuga.
Next — Maple Ridge will host and compete in shows at Culver Academy on Nov. 16-17.
TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute South’s Nathan Bogle has been named a first-team all-state tennis player, the coaches’ association announced Monday.
Ramblin’ On: Sycamores use defensive stops to reach Missouri Valley semifinals
It sounds counter-intuitive, but to go forward in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament you must first get stops. In Friday’s MVC Tournament quarterfinal against Loyola, ISU followed that bit of zen to a tee. The Sycamores never let the Ramblers get comfortable offensively and put a hammer-lock on Loyola standout Milton Doyle. ISU rode its defense to an easy 75-62 victory at Scottrade Center.
ISU baseball looking to carry success home
Indiana State had pitching questions coming into the season, having lost its entire starting staff from a year ago.
So far anyway, those questions have been answered. The Sycamores are 9-1 going into their home opener today against Western Illinois.
Metro sports: Rose-Hulman picks up baseball win
A late run in the eighth-inning broke a 4-all tie and proved to be the game winner for Rockford College in a 5-4 decision over the Rose-Hulman baseball team Friday at the Chain of Lakes Complex.
Indiana State women move within one win from MVC title
Senior Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir had 23 points to lead Indiana State to a 73-71 win at Drake on Thursday. The point guard led four Sycamores in double figures in the win.
Anna Munn, Jasmine Grier and Chelsea Small each chipped in 11 points as ISU shot 10-of-21 from 3-point range as a team.
Sycamores rejuvenated heading into MVC Tournament quarterfinals
Indiana State point guard Jake Odum is sick-and-tired of being sick and tired.
He’s tired of hearing about the team’s three-game losing streak. He’s tired of the Sycamores playing below par. He’s tired of the team not fulfilling its potential.
He plans to do something about it this weekend. Second-seeded ISU begins its Missouri Valley Conference Tournament trek at 7:05 p.m. tonight against either No. 10 Loyola.
Rose-Hulman seniors lead Engineers into NCAA Division III Tournament
For Rose-Hulman’s six senior men’s basketball players, this weekend will mark the beginning of their third and final appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament.
Having left Terre Haute by bus Thursday, Rose (22-5) will open the Division III four-team regional at Hope College in Holland, Mich., today against Wheaton College (19-8) at the unique time of 5:30 p.m.
Coach Jim Shaw’s Engineers are coming off Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) regular-season and tournament championships for the second consecutive year.
ISU women seek top MVC seed
Defense and rebounding are the staples of Teri Moren’s fourth Indiana State team, a squad that hits the road trying to defend and rebound its way to a regular-season conference title. The Sycamores women’s basketball can clinch the No. 1 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference with wins tonight against Drake and Saturday against Northern Iowa.
Nebraska completes sweep of Indiana
Indiana’s slim hopes of an NCAA Tournament bid are all but done, unless the Hoosiers can win the Big Ten Tournament. Nebraska never trailed Wednesday night, completing a season sweep of the Hoosiers with a 70-60 win. The loss ensures a losing conference record for IU (17-13, 7-10 Big Ten) while boosting the Huskers’ chances at an at-large berth.
ISU reserve Smith earns two MVC honors
Indiana State sophomore Khristian Smith has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Bench and Most Improved Teams, according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday.
Two Sycamores with Scott during Saturday incident
A Vigo County’s Sheriff’s case report of Brenton Scott’s arrest last Saturday indicated that Scott, an Indiana State basketball player, tried to pass himself off as his twin brother and that two of his teammates were with him at the time of the incident.
Metro Sports: Sycamores to be represented at NCAA indoors
Three members of the Indiana State track and field team will compete in the 2014 NCAA indoor championships March 14-15 at Albuquerque, N.M. Senior Greggmar Swift will represent the men, while sophomore Katie Wise and senior Mary Theisen will represent the women.
Rose meets Wheaton in NCAA opener
Rose-Hulman will open its third straight trip to the NCAA Division III basketball tournament at 5:30 p.m. Friday when the Engineers play Wheaton in a four-team regional hosted by Hope College.
Metro: No ISU baseball today; home opener now Friday
Indiana State’s baseball home opener that was to be played today has been pushed back, according to Sycamore head coach Mitch Hannahs.
ISU's Scott booked for OWI, possession
Indiana State men's basketball player Brenton Scott was booked into the Vigo County Jail on Saturday for operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana/hash, possession of paraphenalia and false reporting/informing.
Odum can't get roll on game-winning attempt on Senior Day
The storybook was ready to be opened at Hulman Center on Saturday.
Down two with 4.5 seconds to go, Indiana State rebounded a free throw miss by Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle. ISU senior point guard Odum timed his dash perfectly up the floor. He released his shot from just behind the 3-point line at just the right second. The shot was true and online.
TODD GOLDEN: Lansing's belief in his team has not wavered
In the wake of Indiana State’s 71-69 loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, and the three-game losing streak that comes with it, ISU coach Greg Lansing wanted to get one point across crystal clear in his postgame press conference.
VIDEO: Munn has made her mark on ISU women's program
Anna Munn has been a dependable leader in the Indiana State women’s basketball program. Her leadership has helped coach Teri Moren build to back-to-back 10-or-more win seasons in the Missouri Valley the last two years.
Rose-Hulman wins third straight HCAC tournament crown
Tied with Hanover 26-26 at halftime of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball championship game Saturday night, host Rose-Hulman knew it had a couple of things in its favor.
Rolling along: Third straight victory helps Sycamores tie for second in MVC
Aside from Teri Moren sticking with her pink Chuck Taylor shoes on the sideline for superstitious reasons, Indiana State’s three-game winning streak can be explained by strong play in nearly every aspect of the game.
Sycamores stay positive in face of adversity
After Indiana State’s 77-59 loss at Illinois State on Wednesday, ISU players had an idea of how the tone of Thursday and Friday’s practices would be prior to today’s regular-season finale against Northern Iowa.
Engineers, Hanover to vie for HCAC title
For the second year in a row, the men’s basketball teams of Rose-Hulman and Hanover will square off for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship in Terre Haute.
Metro: ISU softball win streak reaches 6
Indiana State improved its college softball winning streak to six games Friday by beating Wright State 4-3 and IUPUI 3-2 on the opening day of the Holiday Inn Hilltopper Classic.
Odum's final chapter is here; how will he author the ending?
If you compare a college basketball career to a book, Indiana State point guard Jake Odum has been a page-turner from day one.
Odum has dazzled ISU fans from the time he became a starter during the first weekend of his first season in 2010. The Sycamores have not had a losing season during the Odum era, a run of success unprecedented in ISU’s Division I history.
VIDEO: Indiana State women looking to add to winning streak at home
Indiana State looks to put a three-game winning streak together tonight against Loyola, who topped the Sycamores behind 30 points by senior forward Troy Hambric for one of the Ramblers’ nine wins this season.
The Sycamores’ women’s basketball team stifled Missouri State last Friday and knocked off first-place Wichita State on Sunday for a pair of road wins last weekend. They'll look to build upon that momentum tonight at home.
Sheehey's career-high 30 helps Hoosiers over No. 20 Iowa
Will Sheehey scored 19 of his career-high 30 points in the first half and Stanford Robinson added a career-best 17 to lead Indiana over No. 20 Iowa 93-86 on Thursday night in a game that was postponed last week.
A.J. Reed picks up multiple NCAA baseball honors
Kentucky junior pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and a National Player of the Week by NCAA.com, according to separate announcements.
A member of the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List, the Terre Haute native was named National Hitter of the Week by the NCBWA, with VMI right-hander Reed Garrett earning NCBWA Pitcher of the Week.
Redbirds dominate Sycamores 77-59
Indiana State’s men’s basketball team is running out of answers for its recent woes ... and it’s running out of time to fix them. The slumping Sycamores added defensive problems to their offensive slump on Wednesday at Illinois State. The Redbirds made the Sycamores pay dearly for their poor all-around effort out of the gate as the Sycamores fell 77-59.
Rose coach expects wide-open race for HCAC title
Both Rose-Hulman basketball programs hope their teams will still be talked about in the Wabash Valley media after this weekend when they compete in their Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournaments.
No. 16 Michigan rallies past Purdue
Glenn Robinson III got a late bank shot to roll in as time expired Wednesday night, giving No. 16 Michigan a 77-76 overtime victory at Purdue.
Metro roundup: Hutson awarded USA Track and Field grant
Terre Haute native and 2016 Olympic hopeful Kylie Hutson was awarded a $7,000 grant from the USA Track and Field Foundation.
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