Sycamores secure No. 2 seed in MVC Tournament with win at Bradley
Indiana State dodged the rain to post its sixth straight victory and fourth straight in Missouri Valley Conference baseball Thursday as it broke away midway through the game to defeat host Bradley 9-2 in a game played at Dozer Park.
Rose-Hulman knocks off NCAA Division III No. 1 Webster
Rose-Hulman upset the No. 1-ranked Webster University 3-2 in extra innings to eliminate the nation’s top team from the NCAA Division III Central Regional baseball tournament Thursday afternoon.
ROUNDUP: IHSAA announces prep softball postseason pairings
The IHSAA made the draw Thursday for its upcoming softball tournament.
Wabash Valley schools will play at Plainfield (4A), Brown County (3A), Sullivan (2A), Riverton Parke (2A), Rockville (A) and Clay City (A).
Rich tradition: Indiana State men’s track seniors going for 7 of 8 MVC titles this weekend
In almost any sport, going 6 for 7 is a good thing. Really good. After all, that’s an .857 average for a hitter in baseball or softball. Or it’s an .857 winning percentage for a team.
The Woods finishes second in nation
In the winners’ bracket of the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association softball national championships, top-seeded Saint Mary-of-the-Woods shut out No. 5 seed Briarcliffe College (N.Y.) 7-0 before falling to defending champion and No. 2 seed Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) 2-0 for a chance to advance to the championship game of the double-elimination tournament.
Rose-Hulman loses NCAA baseball opener
Rose-Hulman held a 2-1 lead until the bottom of the eighth inning when No. 6-ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) rallied with three runs in the eighth to earn a 4-2 win in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Central Regional double-elimination baseball tournament Wednesday afternoon at Augustana College.
Metro: Indiana State women to visit Costa Rica
The Indiana State women’s basketball team will embark on a week-long foreign tour to Costa Rica on Aug. 9-16.
College Report: Behind former Valley standout, SIU-Edwardsville back on national softball scene
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville dominated softball at the NCAA Division II level for many years, and knew it would take a little while to get back on the national stage after moving up to Division I three years ago.
Metro roundup: Rose to face St. Thomas in NCAA baseball
The Rose-Hulman baseball team will travel to Augustana University in Moline, Ill., to compete in the six-team NCAA Division III Central Regional, starting Wednesday.
ISU baseball rallies in ninth past Missouri State
Teams of destiny are forged out of many elements. Good fortune is one of them.
ISU claws back vs. Bears
Was Indiana State’s baseball knife sharp at all times against Missouri State on Friday? It wasn’t. There were some dull spots the Sycamores had to work out.
ISU baseball focused on taking care of business
With every passing day, the college baseball season gets a little bit older … and Indiana State’s baseball Ratings Percentage Index keeps staying at the same stage.
Metro: Rose men win another HCAC all-sports trophy
Rose-Hulman has won the 2013-2014 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s All-Sports trophy, the conference announced Monday.
Allee racking up big numbers for resurgent ISU softball
A glance at the records is all that’s necessary to determine that Morgan Allee has had a remarkable softball career at Indiana State.
The senior shortstop went into this weekend’s final series of the regular season at Southern Illinois ranked second all-time in batting average, slugging percentage and on-base percentage behind three different former Sycamores; she’s the all-time leader in OPS.
Metro roundup: Christopher honored by conference
Indiana State senior McCall Christopher was named one of 10 recipients of the Missouri Valley Conference Leadership and Service Award for the spring season. She is the third Sycamore women’s golfer to receive the award in the six years the award has been presented.
Metro roundup: ISU’s Wampler makes national watch list
Indiana State’s Tyler Wampler has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year award.
Same script: Once again, Sycamores use strong pitching, defense to win close game
If an alien from outer space were planning to visit Bob Warn Field to see what the fuss involving Indiana State baseball was all about, Sunday’s rubber game of the Missouri Valley Conference series between the Sycamores and Dallas Baptist would have been the perfect time to see a typical example. ISU scrapped and clawed and scratched out a few runs, overcoming adversity with the help of stellar defense and clutch pitching.
Metro/Prep roundup: ISU softball loses home finale 2-1 in 12 innings
A trio of solo homers were the only scoring Sunday afternoon as Drake outlasted Indiana State 2-1 in 12 innings in the Sycamores’ last home softball game of the 2014 season.
Metro golf: Jones, Keen survive three-way playoff at Brazil
Tom Jones and Chris Keen went overtime to win a two-man scramble concluded Sunday at Forest Park.
Dallas Baptist rallies to even series with Indiana State
If there were any justice, Cody Zimmerman would have been the hero for Indiana State baseball Saturday afternoon in Missouri Valley Conference play against Dallas Baptist — and truthfully, he should have been anyway.
Moore, Samuels won't return to ISU basketball team
Indiana State men’s basketball coach Greg Lansing continues to re-calibrate the Sycamores as they prepare for the 2014-15 season.
Lansing said Thursday that forward Demetrius Moore and center Mike Samuels will not return to the program next season.
ISU Blue-White Game is Friday
The spring game at the Football Championship Series level is a bit different than it is for the Football Bowl Series programs.
Unlike FBS, FCS teams like Indiana State can continue to recruit junior college and Division I transfers after their spring practice is over. It means the dynamic of the FCS spring game is different than the finality it has at the FBS level.
Rose-Hulman beats DePauw in baseball
Rose-Hulman scored eight runs in the fifth inning and five runs in the sixth to earn a 16-9 baseball victory over DePauw University on Thursday afternoon.
Clamping down: Pitching, defense lift ISU to third straight victory
Indiana State’s baseball trip to Victory Field on Wednesday to face Butler turned into a virtuoso performance in pitching and defense.
Metro roundup: Rose swimmer honored as CCIW’s best
Rose-Hulman sophomore Orion Martin of Dublin, Ohio, has been named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Male Swimmer of the Year for the second consecutive year, according to voting by league coaches.
Til it's over: Grand memories usher in a new era for ISU track
John McNichols won his first Missouri Valley Conference championship in outdoor track at Indiana State’s Marks Field back in 1988. He’s gone on to win eight more — in addition to his two indoor track and eight cross country crowns. In 2016, McNichols will have a chance to add that outdoor title total on the site of a brand new facility — proposed to be named Gibson Track and Field by ISU President Dan Bradley.
Metro roundup: ISU trails by 4 with 18 holes left
Indiana State is four shots out of the lead and McCall Christopher five shots from the individual lead after the second of three rounds of the Missouri Valley Conference golf championships was completed Monday at Panther Creek Country Club.
Immense power: A leaner A.J. Reed making play as elite prospect
Reed took his talents to Kentucky and the Southeastern Conference in 2011 and hasn’t looked back in the baseball sense. After a standout career at Terre Haute South — he was Indiana’s Player of the Year in 2011 — area fans had an idea of the wind Kentucky was sowing when it coaxed Reed to Lexington, Ky.
METRO ROUNDUP: Odum shines in Portsmouth Invitational
Former Indiana State guard Jake Odum had a productive first night at the Portsmouth Invitational late Thursday.
The Terre Haute native scored 16 points, had six assists and three steals for the Portsmouth Partnership team in its 88-81 victory over Cherry Bekaert.
ISU falls to Canisius in first of three-game road series
The Indiana State baseball team fell behind early and never could get the lead as host Canisius posted a 3-1 victory in the opener of a three-game series Friday at Demske Sports Complex.
The Sycamores (24-11) and Griffins (21-13) will meet again at 2 p.m. today, but the venue will switch to Dwyer Stadium in Batavia, N.Y. The same two teams also will play Sunday back at Demske Sports Complex in a noon start.
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