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Northview baseball slips past West Vigo
Northview’s Craig Trout and West Vigo’s Culley DeGroote tangled on Saturday afternoon in an Owen Valley Class 3A Sectional 28 battle of first-year head coaches.
Trout and the Knights emerged with a 7-3 victory, and advance to the championship game at 5:30 p.m. Monday against Edgewood — a 9-2 winner over Brown Counter later on Saturday.
North tennis comes up one set short of state finals
Terre Haute North came up one set short of qualifying for the state finals on Saturday in the high school girls tennis semistate at Center Grove High School.
Rockville pitcher strikes out 17 to put Rox in sectional final
Pitching prevailed In the semifinal games of the Rockville Class A sectional for high school baseball teams on Saturday.
No. 3 Shakamak advances to sectional title game
Through the first 3 1⁄2 innings, Clay City High School’s underdog baseball team was hanging in there against Class A No. 3-ranked Shakamak in the Shakamak Sectional’s first semifinal game Friday evening.
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Terre Haute North tennis looking to shake up semistate
With just one senior in the lineup, Terre Haute North’s girls tennis team would be ahead of schedule if it can reach the state finals this season.
But the No. 13 Patriots (15-2) are just two more wins away from making that happen.
Vikings are happy: West Vigo takes first softball sectional in 10 years
Could it be that a softball diamond is the room without a roof?
West Vigo's Vikings and their — who were clapping along with Pharrell Williams on the Brown County public address system the last couple of innings — might agree that's the case, and after a 7-1 win over Edgewood for the Class 3A Brown County Sectional softball championship, they are certainly happy.
Distance crew paces South boys to third at regional; North's Davis wins 1,600 in meet-record time
Terre Haute runners won the 800 (South's Riley Stohler), the 1,600 (North's Peter Davis, in meet-record time) and the 3,200 (South's Jackson Bertoli, challenged at the end by teammate Spencer Danielson) as the Braves finished third as a team and the Patriots sixth.
Prep track: Stohler, Bertoli, Davis win events at boys regional; South third
The longest races were the best ones for Vigo County athletes Thursday night at the Evansville Regional for boys high school track and field.
Terre Haute runners won the 800 (South’s Riley Stohler), the 1,600 (North’s Peter Davis, in meet-record time) and the 3,200 (South’s Jackson Bertoli, challenged at the end by teammate Spencer Danielson) as the Braves finished third as a team and the Patriots sixth.
Prep roundup: West Vigo softball stays alive in sectional
Patience was what West Vigo softball coach Cherish Easton preached to her Vikings during Thursday’s resumption of a Class 3A Brown County Sectional semfinal game against Owen Valley.
When the Vikings went down on three pitches in the fourth, it didn’t seem they got the message.
Prep softball: North Central captures 2A sectional title
North Central set the tempo in its first at-bat on Thursday and went on to defeat Linton 4-1 to win the Sullivan Class 2A softball championship.
Sophomore Katelynn Kennedy socked a homer with two outs in the first inning and came on to pitch the final three innings to get her first save of the season.
Hanging on: Home runs help Patriots withstand late Braves rally, advance in baseball sectional
Pitching was generally good, defense ranged from the ridiculous to the sublime and a second straight seventh-inning rally made things interesting in Terre Haute North-Terre Haute South high school baseball Wednesday evening. But the ridiculous end of the defensive range gave the Patriots three gift runs early in Class 4A Sectional 12 action at South, and the Patriots used them and two long home runs to hold off the Braves 5-3.
TH North girls claim regional tennis title
Terre Haute North girls tennis coach Jeff Farmer rarely took his eyes off the court Wednesday afternoon. Even when the Patriots had locked up the regional championship, he was fixed on the two matches still being played.
Storm puts West Vigo game on hold
West Vigo’s bid to reach the championship game of the Class 3A Brown County Sectional will have to wait until today as a storm south of Nashville on Wednesday postponed the action with the Vikings trailing 3-1 to Owen Valley after three innings.
North Central, Linton to meet for sectional softball title
The Linton and North Central high school softball teams will meet in a rematch today to decide the championship of the Class 2A Sullivan Sectional.
Prep roundup: North edges South in match-play golf
Terre Haute North High School’s boys golf team defeated Terre Haute South 6-4 in their annual match-play competition Wednesday at Hulman Links.
Terre Haute North girls capture track regional
Terre Haute North had six regional champions Tuesday — including a meet-record running 1,600-meter relay team — in claiming the Evansville Central Regional for girls high school track Tuesday night.
Terre Haute North girls track team wins Evansville Regional, South third
Terre Haute North had six regional champions Tuesday — including a meet-record running 1,600-meter relay team — in claiming the Evansville Central Regional for girls high school track Tuesday.
Prep baseball: North vs. South to meet today in Class 4A sectional
Terre Haute North begins its quest to repeat as Class 4A sectional baseball champion and fellow 19-win rival Terre Haute South stands in the Patriots’ way in today’s first-round battle at South.
The Patriots will send senior ace Austin Hicks (4-2, 2.20 ERA) to the mound against South sophomore right-hander Logan Ames (5-3, 2.68 ERA) at 6 p.m.
Hicks and Ames each picked up wins as North and South split two games earlier this season. Ames got plenty of support as the Braves jumped ahead 8-0 on their way to a 9-2 victory over North.
Prep softball: Clay City claims back-to-back titles
There were a lot of nervous people around Clay City High School on Tuesday night, as the favored Eels had fallen behind 3-0 after two and a half innings against the motivationally-inspired Union Bulldogs.
The nothing-to-lose Union squad had pounded out five hits in its first three at-bats to take the early lead, with Kolbi Reynolds getting two RBI singles.
Prep softball: North Central stays alive in Sullivan Sectional
North Central defeated South Knox 2-1 on Tuesday in the first game of the Class 2A Sullivan Sectional for high school softball.
The Thunderbirds will face the winner of the Eastern-North Knox game played Tuesday at 5 p.m. today. Sullivan meets Linton in the other semifinal contest.
Prep tennis: North girls advance in regional
Terre Haute North cruised into the championship match of the Crawfordsville Regional with a 5-0 win over Northview in girls high school tennis Tuesday.
Molly Farmer and Kyla Jarvis won at No. 2 doubles without losing a game.
Roundup: Edington hits sixth homer of season in Vikings' win
Shelby Edington hit her sixth home run of the season to lift West Vigo softball to its 20th win of the season, a 5-1 victory over host Brown County in the Class 3A Brown County Sectional.
Defense lets Vigo pair down
High school softball teams from Terre Haute South and Terre Haute North had several things in common as they entered Class 4A Plainfield Sectional play on Monday, solid 19-win seasons and lofty postseason goals among them. Unfortunately, by the time Monday ended the Braves and Patriots had a couple more things in common: uncharacteristic, maybe even unprecedented, defensive gaffes that put both teams in holes they couldn’t dig out of. South lost 11-1 in six innings to Brownsburg, North 7-1 to the host Quakers.
High school softball: Union stays alive in sectional
Union’s Bulldogs had won only one softball game coming into Monday night’s Class A sectional game against White River Valley and had to be considered the underdog.
Girls track and tennis regionals take place today
Girls high school regional competition in both tennis and track and field is today, with Terre Haute North and Northview playing each other in a tennis semifinal at 5 p.m. at Crawfordsville and the athletes who qualified from the May 20 girls track sectional at North competing at 6:30 p.m. at Evansville Central.
Prep roundup: Paris baseball earns regional crown with 2-1 victory
The Paris baseball team won a Class 2A baseball regional it hosted with a 2-1 victory over Tuscola on Saturday.
Alex Elmore earned a complete-game pitching victory and Hunter Morris hit a home run for the Tigers.
Terre Haute North claims first girls tennis sectional crown since 2011
Even though it wasn’t another Terre Haute South match, coach Jeff Farmer wanted his Terre Haute North girls tennis team to play on Friday the same way it had against the Braves a night earlier.
PREP ROUNDUP: Terre Haute North wins 19th baseball game
Visiting Terre Haute North scored eight runs in the first three innings and coasted to a 12-5 win over Elwood in nonconference high school baseball Friday.
No. 13 North tennis battles back to beat South 3-2 in sectional
Needing nerve-wracking, clutch wins in their final matches, Terre Haute North and Sullivan posted 3-2 victories over longtime rivals to advance out of the Terre Haute South Sectional semifinals for girls high school tennis Thursday evening.
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