TERRE HAUTE —
South Vermillion’s boys tennis team ran its winning streak to five matches with a 3-2 victory over Seeger on Wednesday.
Singles — Ben Cvengros (SV) def. Addison Martin 6-1, 6-3; Borden Kennedy (Se) def. Cole Morgan 6-1, 6-3; Carl Stover (Se) def. Ryan Scott 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles — Aaron Hines-Kam Weyrauch (SV) def. Nick McGowen-Josh Orahood 6-1, 6-3; Dalton Bogetto-Joey Vermillion (SV) def. Bret Frye-Lodan Stout 6-0, 6-3.
Next — South Vermillion (5-0) plays at West Vigo on Tuesday.
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In other tennis action:
• Northview 5, Linton 0 — At Brazil, the Knights swept all five matches for the sweep.
Singles — Gaddis Baysinger (N) def. Mitchell Cox 6-0, 6-0; Kyle Moore (N) def. Zack McGill 6-1, 7-6 (3); Bryce Miner (N) by default.
Doubles — Damon Bass-Ethan Linton (N) d. Alex Wilson-Andrew Woods 6-0, 6-0; Brendon Ellis-Nick Ganly (N) def. Dalton Van Patten-Rain Foster 6-2, 6-0.
Next — Linton plays at Edgewood today; Northview plays at Greencastle next Tuesday.
• Sullivan 5, WRV 0 — At Sullivan, the Golden Arrows swept all five matches for the sweep.
Singles — Luke Willis (S) def. Trent Mvers 6-4, 6-4; Jake Pirtle (S) def. Ethan Hoffeditz 6-1, 6-2; Will Arnett (S) def. Sam Kreiling 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles — Carson Willis-Austin Bobbitt (S) def. Colten Gregory-Jordan English 6-1, 6-4; Solomon Ficklin-Braden Davis (S) def. Josh Jones-Trey English 7-5, 6-4.
JV — Sullivan won 5-0.
Next — Sullivan hosts North Central today.
• South prevails — At Bloomington, Ali Danielson shot a low round of 41 as the Braves prevailed.
At Cascades GC
Terre Haute South (178) - Ali Danielson 41, Alexandria Maris 44, Taylor Baugh 45, Taylor Monroe 48
Edgewood (200) - Jessica Bailum 44, Molly Swindle 51, Megan Higgins 52, Sami Roberts 53
Next - South (6-1) plays West Vigo and Terre Haute North at Rea Park today
• Knights win — At Brazil, Northview improved to 8-1 with Tuesday's 172-218 decision over Cascade.
Keirsten Mikesell was medalist with 37 for the Knights. Karlie Atkinson shot 44 and had a hole-in-one on No. 2.
At Forest Park
Northview (172) -- Keirsten Mikesell 37, Karlie Atkinson 44, Faith Wells 45, Kenzie Mager 46, Gabby Noel 46
Next -- Northview (8-1) plays Edgewoood at Bloomington Cascades Course.
• Marshall second — At Marshall, Ill., John Sisson was co-medalist for Marshall with a round of 40, but the Lions were second to Salt Fork in a tri-meet
Salt Fork 171, Marshall 181, Westville 185
Medalist — John Sisson (M) & Courtney LaFoe (SF).
Marshall (181) — John Sisson 40, Mason Rogers 44, Colan Miller 47, Drew Morris 50, Dylan Wilson 50, Ryan Sanders 53.
Next — Marshall (1-2) plays at Olney today.
• TH North 8, South Vermillion 0 — At North, Dominick Hendricks two goals were part of a Patriots’ onslaught on Wednesday.
South Vermillion 0 0 — 0
Terre Haute North 3 5 — 8
North goals — Noah Brewster (Grant Reed); Dominick Hendricks (Damon Prifogle); Hendricks (Haulein McInerney); Jonathan Sutterer (unassisted); Matthew McKee (Luke Nelson); Tyler Zigler (unassisted); Reed (unassisted); Vince Eldred (Jared Prifogle).
Next — TH North (5-2-1) plays in the Hoosier Cup on Friday. South Vermillion (0-4) plays at Sullivan today.
• Sullivan 7, Pike Central 1 — At Petersburg, the Golden Arrows prevailed.
Sullivan 4 3 — 7
Pike Central 1 0 — 1
Next — Sullivan (4-0-1) plays host to South Vermillion today.
• TH South 2, Greencastle 0 — At Greencastle, Grant Hammons and Matt Green scored second half goals to lift the Braves on Tuesday.
Terre Haute South 0 2 — 2
Greencastle 0 0 — 0
South goals — Grant Hammons (Matt Green); Green (Rory Sommerville). Note: These are the correct goal scorers. Due to a source error, the wrong goal scorers were listed in Wednesday’s Tribune-Star.
JV — South won 6-0.
Next — TH South (3-2-1) plays at Bloomington North next Tuesday.
• TH North 2, West Vigo 0 — At North, Jared Prifogle and Haulein McInerney scored the goals for the Patriots in a hard-fought match with county rival West Vigo.
West Vigo 0 0 — 0
Terre Haute North 0 0 — 2
North goals — Jared Prifogle (PK); Haulein McInerney.
• Sullivan 2, South Knox 1 — At Verne, Kate Hannon and Addison South scored to keep the Golden Arrows unbeaten.
Sullivan 0 2 — 2
South Knox 0 1 — 1
Sullivan goals — Kate Hannon (FK, unassisted); Addison South (Hannon).
South Knox goal — Shawna Foster (Wesley Wilson).
Next — Sullivan (5-0) plays host to South Vermillion today.
• Owen Valley 3, West Vigo 0 — At West Terre Haute, the injury-plagued Vikings were swept by the Patriots.
Owen Valley 25 25 25
West Vigo 21 13 14
Highlights — For West Vigo, Lexus Elkins had 4 blocks and 4 kills.
Next — West Vigo plays at Turkey Run tonight.
• Riverton Parke 3, South Putnam 0 — At Mecca, Shelby Bennell had 23 points, 11 aces and five kills to pace the Panthers.
South Putnam 11 7 18
Riverton Parke 25 25 25
Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Shelby Bennell had 23 points, 11 aces, 5 kills; Rachel Austin had 10 points, 2 aces, 6 kills, 5 blocks; Shelby Edington had 14 points, 6 aces, 9 digs; Karli Litgable had 4 points, 11 assists; Kelly Combs had 6 points, 4 assists, 6 digs.
JV — Riverton Parke won.
• Rockville 3, Fountain Central 2 — At Rockville, Morgan Black had 23 digs as the Rox earned their first win of the season.
Fountain Central 23 27 17 25 8
Rockville 25 25 25 4 15
Highlights — For Rockville, Meagan White had 10 kills, 10 digs and 6 aces, Jayci Wicker had 8 kills; Paige Boardman had 10 digs and 7 kills; Skylar Forrest had 6 kills; Bailey Vukovits had 18 assists and 17 digs; Megan Gordon had 18 assists; Matty Tinkle had 12 digs; Morgan Black had 23 digs.
• Robinson 2, Mt. Carmel 0 — At Robinson, Ill., Courtney Callaway had 15 assists and 10 points.
Mt. Carmel 12 16
Robinson 25 25
Highlights — For Robinson, Courtney Callaway had 15 points, 10 digs; Kari Bopp had 10 digs, 9 kills; Leah Avery had 9 digs; Ashton Richey had 5 kills.
• Edgewood 3, Shakamak 0 — At Jasonville, the Mustangs prevailed in a nonconference match.
Edgewood 25 25 25
Shakamak 11 10 9
Next — Shakamak plays at WRV today.
• South boys, girls prevail in tri-meet — At Brazil, Terre Haute South’s boys and girls cross country teams defeated Northview and North Central on Tuesday.
Team scores — Terre Haute South 12, Northview 17, North Central 35.
Top 10 — 1. Nic Yocom (Nv) 16:58; 2. Stohler (THS) 17:11; 3. Harbaugh (THS) 17:14; 4. Danielson (THS) 17:34; 5. Elrod (THS) 17:40; 6. Cam Trout (Nv) 17:44; 7. Farnworth (THS) 18:17; 9. Travis Bell (Nv) 18:59; 10. Poole (THS) 19:30.
Team scores — Terre Haute South 8, Northview 24, North Central 28.
Top 10 — 1. Holmes (THS) 22:13, 2. Katie Schmidt (THS) 22:31; 3. Niki Theide (THS) 22:32; 4. Barton (THS) 22:34; 5. Howe (THS) 22:37; 6. Conrad (Nv) 22:47; 7. Daliana (THS) 23:31; 8. Moore (THS) 23:43; 9. Johnson (Nv) 24:39; 10. Arnold (Nv) 24:51.
TERRE HAUTE —
South Vermillion’s boys tennis team ran its winning streak to five matches with a 3-2 victory over Seeger on Wednesday.
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Study looks at effects of concussions
Austen Cummings sits in class and can’t remember what he’s supposed to focus on. He doesn’t have a learning disability or an attention disorder. The Homestead High School sophomore suffered two concussions in the span of two months while playing football. The concussions have caused Cummings to blank out in class, at times for almost a half-hour.
Even high-rated helmets may not protect players
Two studies this year highlight the tough choices and conflicting information that parents and coaches face when trying to protect football players from head trauma.
PREP ROUNDUP: West Vigo girls basketball cruises past Sullivan
Lexus Elkins poured in 15 points, Shyanne Elkins contributed 13 and McKenzie Little added 11 to lead the host Vikings over Sullivan 57-40 in Western Indiana Conference action Tuesday night inside the Green Dome.
Terre Haute South girls hold off Northview's surge
A funny thing happened on the way to a Terre Haute South blowout victory Tuesday night at Northview High School. The Knights fought back and nearly pulled out a win.
Three-point baskets by Kennedy Williams and Lauren Perrelle and free throws by Kylie Fendrick and Lauren Hambrock preserved a 53-50 win for the Braves over the Knight.
Casey beats Terre Haute South with last-second layup
On many nights during this high school basketball season, the shots are going to fall for both Casey and Terre Haute South and both teams are going to look really good.
Tuesday was not one of those nights.
Former North Central inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame
Thirteen men will become official members of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame when they are inducted into the Hoops Hall at the annual dinner in March.
Matchups set for wide-open Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic field
Sometimes the ping-pong balls used to draw the high school basketball pairings for the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic have a wisdom all their own, and that seemed to be the case Tuesday at Terre Haute North.
Metro sports: ISU women play today at No. 15 LSU
Indiana State’s women finish a three-game road swing by playing nationally ranked LSU at 12:30 p.m. today at Baton Rouge.
Tonight’s prep basketball
Casey at Terre Haute South
PREP ROUNDUP: North Central falls at home to Eastern Greene
Eastern Greene’s Camden Sego popped in 18 points to lead to a 67-42 home loss for North Central in SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference boys high school basketball Saturday night.
Bertoli runs personal-best time to qualify for Foot Locker national championships
Reigning IHSAA state champion Jackson Bertoli, a senior at Terre Haute South High School, accomplished a personal-best time of 15 minutes, 14 seconds as he finished fifth in the Foot Locker Midwest Regional Championships for cross country Saturday morning at Wayne E. Dannehl Course.
New excitement: Opportunity to swim in new pool in near future has Vigo County athletes ecstatic
As excited as Mike Williams is about the start of the Terre Haute North High School swim season today, he’s just as excited that one of its circumstances won’t have to be repeated a couple of years from now.
Prep/Metro roundup: Marshall girls pick up big wins at Robinson
Marshall’s Lions got a huge girls high school basketball victory Friday afternoon at the Robinson Thanksgiving Tournament, downing Mt. Carmel and 2013 Illinois Miss Basketball Tyra Buss 57-53.
Today’s Vigo County boys basketball game
Terre Haute North at Lebanon
West Vigo boys rally to pull out season-opening OT victory
A season-opening high school boys basketball game at West Vigo on Wednesday night was as much about when the players did things as it was what they did.
Visiting North Vermillion seemed to have a close game under control the entire way because every time the host team made a run, Falcon star Brayden Woodard was there to answer.
Although West Vigo was never ahead in the last 28 minutes of regulation time, the Vikings got a game-tying 3-pointer from Alec Blair with 6.3 seconds left and pulled out a 47-46 victory on Braiden Cardinal’s driving layup with 10 seconds left in overtime.
Clay City hits 13 first-half treys in downing Wildcats
Clay City junior Evan Rogers hit his first 3-pointer of the night 45 seconds into the season opener at South Vermillion.
By the time another 2 minutes, 15 seconds passed on the scoreboard, he had hit a fifth 3-pointer, putting his Eels ahead 17-2.
Heat check? That time had already passed.
Rogers hit a sixth 3-pointer to put the Eels up 25-4 then finally missed one with 2:20 on the first-quarter clock.
Prep basketball: Marshall preparing for Capital Classic
Marshall is one of the boys high school basketball teams that will compete in the Capital Classic to be played at Lawrenceville and Red Hill.
The Lions will play their preliminary games at Lawrenceville, meeting Mount Carmel and Lawrenceville today and Pinckneyville on Saturday.
O’Leary eyes return to Hulman Center
Former Terre Haute North standout Matt O’Leary is hoping to help Loyola Chicago coach Porter Moser turn the program into a new chapter of success in a new conference.
Preps: Turkey Run wins boys basketball opener
Austin Jones tallied 14 points for Turkey Run in a season-opening 77-62 home victory over Southmont in boys high school basketball Tuesday night.
Northview opens with tough loss to Vincennes Lincoln in boys basketball
Coaches learn more about their team playing quality opponents than a weak opponent.
That is why Northview coach Clint Weddle wasn’t down after Vincennes Lincoln defeated the Knights 69-55 in the opening game of the boys high school basketball season for both teams.
Prep preview: Knights more comfortable with Weddle
The Northview boys team is a year older, wiser and more adept with the basketball.
The Knights also are are more comfortable with what second-year coach Clint Weddle wants.
After an 8-15 season in his debut, Weddle is optimistic about contending for Western Indiana Conference and Class 3A sectional crowns in 2013-14.
Prep preview: Young Vikings hope to rely on talent
Opposing coaches will have to search out junior varsity or eighth-grade film from 2012-13 in order to scout the West Vigo Vikings early on this season.
Coach Joe Boehler is optimistic that his boys high school basketball team will work hard to get up to speed to varsity play after achieving success at lower levels.
Prep preview: Ryan Luce steps up to fill Dave Mahurin’s shoes
A man of many hats, Ryan Luce probably won’t be bored anytime in the next several months.
Luce, 36, now serves as assistant principal, athletic director and boys basketball coach at Rockville. Previously the high school’s girls basketball coach for two seasons, he switched over after Dave Mahurin stepped down as coach over the summer.
South girls down Arrows by 47 in girls basketball
Terre Haute South got even in girls high school basketball Tuesday, defeating Sullivan 82-35.
Four players were in double figures for the Braves, 3-3 for the season. Kayla Speth led the winners with 15 points. She was 5 of 9 from the field with one 3-pointer and was the only South player to go to the free-throw line, hitting 4 of 7 at the stripe.
Lauren Perelle and Kylie Fendrick each had 14 points and Lauren Hambrock had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on 9 of 10 field goals.
BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Turkey Run picks up 77-62 win over Southmont
Austin Jones, Jake Amstutz and Jarred Russell all scored in double figures for the Warriors.
GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Houser leads West Vigo to 66-19 win
Sophomore Brooke Houser led West Vigo with 14 points in a 66-19 victory as all 12 Vikings that played contributed to the scoring column in a girls high school basketball game.
A grateful coach: Cloverdale’s Hall of Famer Rady begins 50th season on sideline tonight
History is being made here. One sees it most Friday or Saturday nights in the winter, being quietly made by a man who isn’t necessarily quiet, especially when he sees bad play or a blown call.
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Patriots to rely on youth this season
High school sports are rarely predictable, but there’s one thing fans can count on during the winter of 2013-2014. The percentage of playing time earned by seniors on Terre Haute North’s boys basketball team will be considerably less than it was a year earlier.
Metro roundup: Rose star is conference POW
After a career-high 31-point performance on Saturday night, Rose-Hulman senior Julian Strickland has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
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