TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute North and Brown County each won a pair of team titles and all who were interested got a free lunch Saturday as the Patriots hosted the first Hall of Fame Invitational for high school track and field.
Ten boys teams and 11 girls teams participated in the meet that was divided into two classes for both boys and girls, and lunch was provided afterward at the Indiana Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame and Museum by the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau.
With unlimited participation allowed in every event, there were plenty of Patriots on display, much to the delight of North girls coach Mike Dason, but the school that sent the fewest athletes was the most efficient: Shakamak entered just two girls, Aleksey Green and Savannah Turner, and each won her event, Turner delighting in breaking the 12-minute mark in the 3,200-meter run.
Personal records showed up in a lot of spots Saturday, particularly in field events.
North’s Lee Davis threw the discus nearly 162 field, for example, and needed that personal best to hold off Terre Haute South’s Nic Keller.
Alissa Turpin of the Patriots topped her previous best mark by more than a foot in winning shot put, while teammate Brianna Burgess had a personal best in discus that was eclipsed by Lafayette Jeff’s Anna Ripke; Ripke’s winning throw was 20 feet better than she’d done earlier in the season.
Casey’s Riley Smith and Josh Blome overcame windy conditions for excellent marks in pole vault — 14 feet and 13-6 respectively — and Lafayette Jeff’s Carl McQuay was impressive in winning two sprints plus long jump.
“We’re still trying to find out where we can put girls,” Dason said after the meet, “but I was real happy with how they did do.”
Dason pointed out Turpin’s effort, the one-two-three finish of Rachel Gutish, TaPring Goatee and Spencer Grim in pole vault and the work of all of his freshmen; one of those ninth-graders, Lindsay Welker, won both the 200 and the 400.
“For the weather, I felt we had decent performances,” added North boys coach Craig Gillaspy. “We got solid performances from Cam [Stewart] and Cole [Seward, each winning in hurdles] and also from our sprinters.”
The only triple winner in girls competition was Brown County’s Emily Brady, who took both hurdles races and pole vault. Caroline Cochonour of Casey won both high jump and long jump and was part of the Warriors’ winning sprint relay, while other girls winners included Jessica Organ of Riverton Parke in the 100, Matty Tinkle of Rockville in the 200 and Sara Dickey of Riverton Parke in shot put.
Also winning for North were Goatee in the 800, Chanli Mundy in the 3,200, Keirra Porter in 100-meter hurdles and Carson Smith in high jump. The Patriots also won two of three relays.
In addition to McQuay, multiple winners in boys competition were Nick Harden (200 and 400) and Alden Westcott (1,600 and 3,200) of Brown County. Other winners included Mikkel Tasholm of Casey in the 800, Adam Wilson of Riverton Parke in high jump, Parker Buenzli of Casey in shot put, Riley Stohler of South in the 800, Justin Clapp of North in the 3,200, Will Howard of South in pole vault and Jordon Montgomery of South in shot put. North won all three relays, Casey two.
Mundy ran in just one event after competing a night earlier in the state’s Miracle Mile, Dason pointed out. Other distance standouts missing or limited because of injury were North’s Jessi Conley and South’s Jackson Bertoli and Nikki Thiede. Thiede did run a leg of the Braves’ 3,200-meter relay.
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Girls Class 1-3A
Team scores — Brown County 133, Seeger 113, Casey 74, Rockville 46, Riverton Parke 38, Shakamak 20.
100 — Jessica Organ (RP) 14.12, 2. Nicole Klein (Rox) 14.59, 4. Kaleah Foltz (C) 14.75, 6. Jessica Zellers (C) 14.97.
200 — Matty Tinkle (Rox) 29.08, 5. Foltz (C) 32.83, 6. Caitlyn Cox (C) 33.05, 7. Leanna Keeney (C) 33.31.
400 — Becca Haussin (See) 1:05.55.
800 — Aleksey Green (Shak) 2:28.07, 5. Bailey Hayes (Rox) 2:47.41, 8. April Vore (RP) 3:04.18, 9. Anna Noble (C) 3:15.44, 10. Maddy Dane (C) 3:20.21, 11. Whitney Stirrett (C) 3:29.18.
1,600 — Rose Guingrich (BC) 5:36.38, 5. Hayes (Rox) 6:13.09, 6. Dori Gowin (C) 6:23.84.
3,200 — Savannah Turner (Shak) 11:57.83.
100H — Emily Brady (BC) 17.31, 2. Maddy Pruitt (Rox) 19.51, 3. Amy Rohr (Rox) 21.50.
300H — Brady (BC) 57.13, 3. Emilee Monken (C) 1:01.09.
400 relay — Casey (Zellers, Foltz, Autumn Sowers, Caroline Cochonour) 57.35.
1,600 relay — Seeger 4:32.39, 2. Casey (Gowin, Kristina Moessmer, Sowers, Cochonour) 4:39.39, 4. Rockville (Hayes, Tinkle, Pruitt, Rohr) 4:42.41.
3,200 relay — Seeger 10:34.94.
HJ — Cochonour (C) 4-10, 3. Gowin (C) 4-6, 5. Tinkle (Rox) 4-6, 6. Pruitt (Rox) 4-4.
PV — Brady (BC) 10-0, 2. Monken (C) 7-0.
LJ — Cochonour (C) 15- 3/4, 3. Sara Dickey (RP 14- 1/2, 5. Tinkle (Rox) 13-8, 6. Klein (Rox) 13-6.
SP — Dickey (RP) 36-6 1/2, 5. Kylie Vitaniemi (C) 28-8, 8. Taylor Birchfield (C) 26-9 1/2, 9. Morgan Levandoske (C) 26-5, 10. Allison Cox (C) 25-4, 11. Foltz (C) 23-3 1/2.
D — Alaina Glidden (BC) 104-3, 2. Dickey (RP) 99-10 1/2, 3. Birchfield (C) 86-5 1/2, 4. Olivia Tartaglia (RP) 83-11, 10. Vitaniemi (C) 65-7, 11. Foltz (C) 55-7 1/2, 12. Levandoske (C) 54-2, 13. Kindra Dunne (C) 47-11, 14. A.Cox (C) 42-8 1/2.
Girls Class 4A
Team scores — Terre Haute North 119, Mooresville 51.67, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 40, Lafayette Jeff 36, Terre Haute South 17.33.
100 — Scyler Wright (LJ) 13.40, 3. Keeliegh Stigall (THN) 13.59, 5. DeZhane Carter (THS) 13.95, 6. Josie Rakes (THN) 14.17, 7. Tamarrah Pitt (THS) 14.38, 8. Emani Tatum (THS) 14.56.
200 — LIndsay Welker (THN) 27.22, 3. Stigall (THN) 27.94, 7. Rakes (THN) 29.40.
400 — Welker (THN) 59.46, 5. Kylie Fendrick (THS) 1:03.68, 6. Rakes (THN) 1:06.37, 7. Hannah Van Bever (THN) 1:07.79, 8. Cindy Jhing (THN) 1:13.34, 10. Emma Sappington (THN) 1:16.34, 10. Briana Keilly (THN) 1:17.30, 12. Mara Collins (THN) 1:23.53.
800 — TaPring Goatee (THN) 2:19.73, 2. Sydney Dickerson (THN) 2:28.09, 4. Zoe Kidwell (THN) 2:43.68, 6. Aydee Dalina (THS) 2:44.21, 7. Katie Barton (THS) 2:45.60, 9. Emily Bell (THS) 2:50.04, 11. Emily Thornton (THN) 2:52.41.
1,600 — Megan Phillips (Moor) 5:38.53, 2. Morgan Morris (THN) 5:51.64, 3. Laura Johnson (THN) 5:54.06, 4. Annie Mullican (THN) 5:55.44, 5. Sarah Coletti (THN) 5:55.47, 6. Katie Schmidt (THS) 5:58.46, 7. Katie Loebker (THN) 6:05.26, 8. Erin Buckallew (THN) 6:08.80, 10. Olivia Kissinger (THN) 6:13.85, 11. Kourtney Clark (THN) 6:25.58, 14. Sam Losier (THS) 6:36.02.
3,200 — Chanli Mundy (THN) 11:48.73, 2. Mallory Sanders (THN) 12:20.22, 3. Morris (THN) 12:40.98, 4. Rachel Stephens (THS) 12:53.24, 5. Natalie Shanks (THS) 13:00.28, 6. Sam Holmes (THS) 13:01.32.
100H — Keirra Porter (THN) 15.38, 4. Kelsey Thomas (THN) 17.94, 7. Bailee Mayhew (THN) 20.32.
300H — Mandy Fisher (Moor) 48.45, 2. Jordan Kuehner (THN) 52.70, 6. Pitt (THS) 57.04, 9. Mayhew (THN) 1:00.10, 10. Alex Hughes (THN) 1:01.48.
400 relay — Terre Haute North (Porter, Spencer Grim, Rakes, DaShana Johnson) 53.19.
1,600 relay — Mt. Vernon 4:25.12.
3,200 relay — Terre Haute North (Sarah Coletti, Mullican, Kidwell, Johnson) 10:44.15, 3. Terre Haute South (Bell, Dalina, Schmidt, Nikki Thiede) 11:12.94.
HJ — Carson Smith (THN) 5-0, 2. Thomas (THN) 5-0, 3. Brittney Pink (THS) 4-10, 4. Kuehner (THN) 4-6, 5. Maddy Jaeger (THS) 4-4.
PV — Rachel Gutish (THN) 11-0, 2. Goatee (THN) 9-6, 3. Grim (THN) 8-0, 5. Sarah Padan (THS) 7-6, 6. Tina Keilly (THN) 7-0, 7. B.Keilly (THN) 6-6.
SP — Alissa Turpin (THN) 37-9 1/2, 5. Fendrick (THS) 33-4 1/2, 6. Brianna Burgess (THN) 31-3.
D — Anna Ripke (LJ) 123-10, 3. Burgess (THN) 108-3, 6. Turpin (THN) 101-9, 9. Fendrick (THS) 79-5.
Boys Class 1-3A
Team scores — Brown County 183, Casey 124, Seeger 77, Rockville 61, Riverton Parke 28.
100 — Dylan Quackenbush (BC) 11.82, 2. Michael Noble (C) 11.97, 3. Adam Wilson (RP) 12.01, Daniel Norlag (RP) 12.07, 5. Jake Bassett (Rox) 12.13, 7. Garrett Oxford (RP) 12.77.
200 — Nick Harding (BC) 24.16, 2. Noble (C) 24.49, 5. Bassett (Rox) 25.64.
400 — Harding (BC) 54.18, 4. Christopher Fokuhl (Rox) 1:00.58.
800 — Mikkel Tasholm (C) 2:11.49, 7. Jose Zuninga (Rox) 2:28.19, 10. Noah Voris (C) 2:44.53.
1,600 — Alden Westcott (BC) 4:52.14, 5. Shane Slaven (Rox) 5:10.43, 10. A.J. McNeil (C) 5:21.21, 16. Eli Palm (Rox) 5:55.09, 17. Taylor Yocum (C) 6:41.54.
3,200 — Westcott (BC) 10:22.04, 7. Caleb Sparks (Rox) 13:18.39.
HH — Casey Craft (See) 18.33, 3. Ryan Lewis (Rox) 20.54.
IH — Josh Blome (C) 44.53, 2. Trivette Scales (C) 46.69, 7. Harrison Becker (Rox) 1:03.34.
400 relay — Casey (Nathan Sewell, Scales, Tasholm, Noble) 47.19, 2. Riverton Parke (Cole Sanders, Oxford, NOrlag, Wilson) 47.68, 3. Rockville (Rayden Wilkey, Bassett, Jared Snell, Drake Spangler) 48.68.
1,600 relay — Casey (Sewell, Blome, Tasholm, Noble) 3:43.14.
3,200 relay — Brown County 8:59.21, 2. Casey (Jake Burnside, Seth Crampton, McNeil, Tasholm) 9:30.39, 4. Rockville (Slaven, Zuninga, Sparks, Palm) 9:58.67.
HJ — Wilson (RP) 5-10, 2. Sewell (C) 5-8, 3. Lewis (Rox) 5-6.
PV — Riley Smith (C) 14-0, Blome (C) 13-6.
LJ — Kyle Massey (See) 18-4, 2. Bassett (Rox) 17-10, 3. Scales (C) 17-1 1/4, 4. Wilkey (Rox) 16-11 1/2, 6. Gavin Kent (Rox) 16-8 1/2, 8. Fokuhl (Rox) 16-5 1/2, 10. Isaac Elkins (C) 15-6 1/2.
SP — Parker Buenzli (C) 44-9, 3. Spangler (Rox) 38-1, 5. Robbie Foster (Rox) 35- 1/2, 8. Jake Mason (C) 32-2 1/2, 9. Ben Wake (Rox) 32-1, 12. Bryce Currey (C) 30-11.
D — Jayson Smith (See) 119-5, 2. Foster (Rox) 118-7, 3. Buenzli (C) 118-5, 5. Mason (C) 107-5, 7. Currey (C) 97-4, 10. Elkins (C) 92-11 1/2, 11. Spangler (Rox) 91-4 1/2, 13. Wake (Rox) 85-6.
Boys Class 4A
Team scores — Terre Haute North 71.6, Terre Haute South 58, Mt. Vernon 52, Lafayette Jeff 50.2, Mooresville 16.2.
100 — Carl McQuay (LJ) 11.19, 3. Jordan Moothery (THN) 11.41, 4. Kai Stratten (THN) 11.92, 6. Ian Newton (THS) 12.16, 7. Logan Deady (THS) 12.19, 8. Dominick Farr (THN) 12.29.
200 — McQuay (LJ) 22.69, 3. Tyler Seibert (THS) 23.20, 4. Newton (THS) 24.57, 5. Deady (THS) 24.75, 6. Moothery (THN) 24.80, 7. Montae Shepard (THS) 25.79.
400 — Demarques Jones (LJ) 52.32, 4. Travis Clapp (THN) 54.81, 6. Derrik Large (THN) 57.61, 7. Shane O’Neill (THS) 58.67, 10. Joseph Hamblen (THN) 1:00.54.
800 — Riley Stohler (THS) 2:00.52, 4. Nate Moshes (THN) 2:06.92, 5. Logan Hambrock (THS) 2:09.95, 6. Matt Barley (THS) 2:12.04, 7. Jack Harbaugh (THS) 2:13.02, 8. Brice Snowden (THS) 2:13.02, 13. Grant Potts (THN) 2:25.81, 17. Devin Orman (THS) 2:39.58.
1,600 — Michael Passmore (Moor) 4:35.28, 2. Peter Davis (THN) 4:40.21, 3. Harbaugh (THS) 4:45.72, 6. Devon Fuson (THS) 4:55.80, 8. James Welch (THN) 5:00.67, 10. Blake England (THS) 5:08.56, 12. Tyler Gambill (THS) 5:14.36, 13. Andrew Major (THS) 5:17.13, 15. Kyle Jackson (THS) 5:29.09.
3,200 — Justin Clapp (THN) 10:25.36, 2. Jakob Decker (THS) 10:30.27, 4. Welch (THN) 10:51.28, 5. Isaac Wonderlin (THS) 10:52.79, 6. Chase Cresgy (THN) 10:52.81.
HH — Cameron Stewart (THN) 15.21, 3. Cole Seward (THN) 15.58, 4. Jeremy Patterson (THS) 15.92, 5. Alex Cole (THS) 16.36, 6. Ben Fletcher (THN) 17.58.
IH — Seward (THN) 41.91, 2. Patterson (THS) 41.99, 4. Cole (THS) 45.69, 5. Fletcher (THN) 56.65, 7. Nana Dadzie (THN) 48.24, 9. Bradley Davis (THN) 49.66, 11. Jon Sagarsee (THN) 49.83.
400 relay — Terre Haute North (names unavailable) 45.21, 3. Terre Haute North 48.05.
1,600 relay — Terre Haute North (Matt Jenkins, Seward, Nate Carson, Stewart) 3:41.87, 5. Terre Haute North (Cresgy, T.Clapp, Welch, Dadzie) 4:07.36.
3,200 relay — Terre Haute North (J.Clapp, Potts, Moshes, Cresgy) 8:35.31.
HJ — Noah Lee (LJ) 5-8, 3. Jenkins (THN) 5-6, 4. Carson (THN) 5-4, 9. Coby Branam (THN) 5-2, 11. Hamblen (THN) 5-0.
PV — Will Howard (THS) 12-6, 3. Zach Potter (THN) 12-0, 4. Tyler Nemeth (THN) 11-6, 6. Cameron Deikhoff (THN) 10-0, 7. Tony Howard (THS) 9-0.
LJ — McQuay (LJ) 21- 1/2, 2. Seibert (THS) 20-9 1/2, 3. Shepard (THS) 20- 1/4, 10. Chris Knight (THN) 15-10 1/2.
SP — Jordon Montgomery (THS) 43-10 1/2, 2. Nic Keller (THS) 42-9 1/2, 5. Nick Wiram (THS) 39-11 1/2, 6. Ashaun Miller (THN) 39-4, 8. Landon Worrell (THS) 38-3, 14. Zac Harper (THS) 34-7.
D — Lee Davis (THN) 161-10, 2. Keller (THS) 159-7, 6. Ricky Scank (THN) 115-4 1/2, 7. Lunden Whirl (THS) 114-6 1/2, 12. Wiram (THS) 96-4.
TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute North and Brown County each won a pair of team titles and all who were interested got a free lunch Saturday as the Patriots hosted the first Hall of Fame Invitational for high school track and field.
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Linton, Clay City coaches pulling for each other Saturday in IHSAA basketball regionals
The only Wabash Valley boys basketball teams remaining in the IHSAA state tournament are the two that tied for first place in the SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference.
Linton (Class 2A) and Clay City (Class A) each finished 7-1 in the SWIAC. Clay City handed Linton its only conference loss Feb. 18, a 58-50 decision, while Clay City’s only SWIAC setback was by a 62-51 score at Eastern Greene on Jan. 17.
Paris rally falls short in Super Sectional
When Petersburg (PORTA) finally showed it was possible to hit a free throw on the west end of the Illinois-Springfield gym Tuesday night — after 12 misses in a row — it spelled the end of a high school comeback by Paris that looked for awhile like it would be one for the ages.
“I thought we had ‘em,” Tiger coach Shawn Nugent said after the Class 2A Super Sectional game won by the Bluejays 58-49.
Paris seeking finals berth tonight
The Paris Tigers may be the underdogs again tonight when they play at the Class 2A Springfield Super Sectional, or they may be the favorites. What’s already clear as the Illinois boys basketball tournaments for the smaller schools enter their final week is that rankings and reputation don’t matter, particularly to the Tigers.
Class 2A girls: Rick Risinger coaches Heritage to fifth state title
Rick Risinger spoke this past week about defense being the key to securing a win against a talented Fort Wayne Canterbury girls basketball squad in the Class 2A state championship game.
Coach Risinger’s Heritage Christian squad rose to the occasion Saturday in Hulman Center, holding the Cavaliers to 33-percent shooting to claim the school’s fifth state title since joining the IHSAA in 2003.
The Eagles won their first title since 2009 by a score of 64-61.
Class A girls: Oregon-Davis holds off Vincennes Rivet
Oregon-Davis jumped out to a 15-2 lead when senior Alicia McIntosh drilled a 3-pointer in Saturday’s Class A state championship for girls high school basketball.
The Bobcats stretched that lead to as large as 17 before halftime, and still led by double figures with three minutes remaining.
Class 3A girls: Western over Evansville Mater Dei 38-35
Like Fort Wayne Canterbury in the Class 2A championship, two-time defending Class 2A champion Evansville Mater Dei found the going much more tough when moving up one class due to the IHSAA’s “Team Success Factor” legislation.
Mater Dei (26-2), which had an average margin of victory of 27 points throughout the season, struggled against Western’s 2-3 zone all night long in falling to the Panthers 38-35.
Class 4A girls: Bedford North Lawrence wins second straight title
Damon Bailey guided Bedford North Lawrence to a second straight state championship in his first year as head coach.
Bailey, an assistant on the Stars’ unbeaten Class 4A champions in 2013, watched his team hold off a scrappy Penn squad for a 51-41 victory Saturday night.
Central Catholic rallies to defeat Rockville
It was an old story in a new location Saturday for the boys basketball team from Lafayette Central Catholic High School.
Clay City wins third straight sectional
Clay City, the two-time defending champion of the IHSAA Class A Sectional No. 57, took the floor at White River Valley High School with a chip on its shoulder Saturday night.
Linton pulls away late to win at North Knox
Defending smartly and playing the offensive tempo like a finely tuned violin, Linton’s Miners dominated the fourth quarter of a previously air-tight high school basketball game to defeat South Knox 57-45 and repeat as Class 2A Sectional 47 champions.
Damon Bailey among coaches directing daughters at Hulman Center on Saturday
Father-daughter bonding was among the themes Saturday at Hulman Center as Terre Haute played host to the IHSAA girls basketball state finals for a third straight year.
Class 4A title favorite Bedford North Lawrence looked to repeat as champions late Saturday night. Former BNL state champion and Indiana Hoosier great Damon Bailey led his Stars into the game with a pair of daughters on the court. Junior Alexa Bailey, wearing No. 22 of course, is a Butler recruit and sophomore Loren is a reserve for the Stars.
Owen Valley, Edgewood in sectional final again
Things haven’t changed that much in the Class 3A boys basketball sectional. Northview was in the field for the first time and hosted the semifinals Friday night. But for the second year in a row, Edgewood and Owen Valley will play for the Sectional 28 championship tonight.
Temples’ 3-pointers help Paris advance
The prudent thing would have been to pull the basketball out, wait for an opponent to foul and run as much clock as possible in the final minute of the Illinois Class 2A Westville Sectional on Friday night. Audie Temples was thinking dagger.
Ailing Wilkey helps Rockville advance to title game
For part of Friday, doubt existed about whether flu-stricken Rockville standout Keiontre’ Wilkey would be able to play in the first semifinal game of the Class A North Vermillion Sectional for boys basketball. The junior guard gutted it out, however, and tallied 17 points to help lead the Rox over the host high school 61-53. That sent them into tonight’s sectional championship game against No. 7-ranked Lafayette Central Catholic.
Preps: Late free throws help Linton beat North Knox
Linton hit 4 of 5 free throws in the final minute and hung on to defeat streaking North Knox 47-46 in the semifinals of the Class 2A North Knox Sectional for boys high school basketball.
Former Terre Haute resident Rick Risinger looking for fifth state title in Hulman Center
An accomplished group of girls basketball coaches will make their way into Hulman Center on Saturday for the IHSAA state finals.
Damon Bailey, 1990 Mr. Basketball for state champion Bedford North Lawrence and former Indiana University great, is the most familiar name to Hoosier basketball fanatics. In his first year as a girls varsity coach, Bailey leads BNL into action in the 4A state championship game.
With 590 career wins, Fort Wayne Canterbury coach Wayne Kreiger is already a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Behind senior Miss Basketball candidate Maura Muensterman, Steve Goans leads Evansville Mater Dei into the Class 3A title game on the heels of consecutive 2A titles.
No answer: Spears scores 30 as Martinsvlle ends TH South’s season
Terre Haute South ran into a championship performance Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Class 4A Avon Sectional for boys high school basketball. Martinsville’s Troy Spears scored 30 points while leading the Artesians to a 65-44 victory that ended South’s season.
North falls to No. 5 Brownsburg in Class 4A Avon Sectional
Terre Haute North did not bow out of the boys high school basketball tournament Tuesday night like a team on a seven-game losing streak.
The Patriots executed their gameplan, battled back from a double-digit deficit and forced Class 4A No. 5-ranked Brownsburg to hit free throws to win the opener of the Class 4A Avon Sectional.
Brownsburg (19-2) hit six straight free throws in the final 1 minute, 15 seconds to hold off the Patriots 51-47.
Two sets of Eels win at WRV Sectional
There’ll be no Cinderella story in Dugger to end this boys high school basketball season, and a spirited upset bid also fell short Tuesday night at the Class A White River Valley Sectional.
Defensive pressure and depth made the difference in both games, as Eminence ended the Union season — perhaps its last, at least as a public school — by a 59-46 score and Clay City pulled away in the second half for a 53-44 win over Shakamak.
Paris knocks off 23-2 Clinton Central in overtime sectional thriller
Paris’ boys basketball team has learned a lot in a late-season run of success, but the one thing that set the Tigers apart on Tuesday in Class 2A Westville Sectional semifinal game was composure.
The Tigers never got rattled, never flinched and got the ultimate reward.
BOYS SECTIONAL ROUNDUP: Linton holds off Sullivan at North Knox
Linton and Eastern posted victories in the opening round of the North Knox Class 2A Sectional on Tuesday.
Linton led most of the way to defeat Sullivan 51-43 in the first game. Eastern Greene bested North Central 62-42 in the nightcap.
Linton is 16-6 and will take on North Knox and Eastern Greene faces South Knox in the semifinals on Friday. North Knox takes an 11-game winning streak into the action.
Tough roads ahead: Terre Haute North faces big challenges in its sectional
With the hope that the obligatory snow is already on the ground, high school boys basketball sectionals begin today in Indiana, and for one Wabash Valley team in Illinois.
South swimmers fall short of lofty goals at state finals
Sometimes the journey is more rewarding than the destination.
That would best describe Terre Haute South’s performances Saturday in the 77th annual IHSAA boys swimming and diving state championships at the IU Natatorium.
Center Grove deals Terre Haute North 7th loss in row
Terre Haute North and Center Grove – two teams that haven’t won much lately – struggled to put the finishing touch against the other on Friday at North.
Prep roundup: Casey falls at Robinson Regional; Paris posts upset win at home
Teutopolis finished strong Friday night to defeat Casey 47-36 and win the Robinson Class 2A Regional for boys basketball teams.
Casey, Paris to play in regional title games
Championships of Illinois regional boys high school basketball tournaments will be decided tonight.
AMEY TAKES AIM: Bringing you the Amey Teams for girls basketball
Our Wabash Valley teams won’t be represented when the Indiana girls state basketball finals return again to Hulman Center on March 8 (even though the Class 4A title will probably be decided this weekend when Lawrence North plays Bedford North Lawrence in a semistate game).
I wish some of our girls teams had been able to play longer for a purely selfish reason: that might have given me an opportunity to see one or two of their games.
South boys fall to Southport, finish regular season 8-14
Terre Haute South got an up-close look Thursday night at what a Conference Indiana championship boys basketball team looks like. And Southport is big and quick.
Southport, led by 6-foot-10 sophomore Joey Brunk and junior guard Malik Bennett overpowered South’s Braves 61-49 at Southport Fieldhouse. Brunk had 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Bennett scored 21 points.
VIDEO: Wilhelm leads South swimmers into state finals
Christian Wilhelm plans to compete in the distance freestyle when he gets to the University of Illinois-Chicago’s downtown campus.
Wilhelm emerged as a state qualifier in the 500-yard freestyle and 200 freestyle as a junior for Terre Haute South. But his senior season took a different turn and he’s hoping to make a big splash in a new event.
Casey advances to regional title game
Casey will be in the championship game of the Class 2A Robinson Regional for boys high school basketball teams Friday night. The Warriors gained their spot in the title tilt with a 55-42 victory over Marshall on Wednesday.
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