News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 28, 2013

South’s Bogle, four others are all-state tennis players

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

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.

Cross country

• 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.

Terre Haute Volkers    012    020    000    —    5    9    4

Portland    000    431    24x    —    14    14    0

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.

Charles Braun Intercollegiate

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.


Backward Scramble

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


Saturday’s results

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.