TERRE HAUTE —
Ashley Matchett was one of the winners in golf competition concluded Sunday or Monday in Vigo County.
Matchett is the Idle Creek club champion for the second year in a row. He had rounds of 72 and 68 to finish with a 4-under-par 140 score to win.
Trent Carr took second, going 75-77 for 152, while Mike Weir was first in the net division with 132.
Denise Rowlett took women’s honors and Dave Rowlett is the senior champ.
Idle Creek Club Championship
140 — Ashley Matchett 72-68
152 — Trent Carr 75-77
154 — Dave Rowlett 78-76
156 — Paul Thomas 80-76
159 — Gary Switzer 80-79
132 — Mike Weir 65-67
134 — Jack Simpson 65-69
137 — Dick Wible 70-67
140 — Ed Maners 69-71, Dave Bryan 67-73
144 — Mark Furniss 68-76, Zach Wilhoyte 72-72
Women’s champion — Denise Rowlett 162 (85-77)
Senior champion — Dave Rowlett 154 (78-76)
• At Rea Park, the winning foursome in the Old Man Scramble took top honors with 29-under-par 115.
Abe Nasser, Dave Patterson, Jim Horrall and Steve Schroeder made up the winning team. The second-place foursome finished a shot back at 116.
Old Man Scramble
115 — Abe Nasser, Dave Patterson, Jim Horrall, Steve Schroeder
116 — Bill Verdeyen, Buddy Myers, Bert Robinson, Steve Lively
117 — Russ Campbell, Jason Long, Dave Campbell, Doc McDavid; Bo Higgins, Davey James, Brad Miley, Ken Walker
118 — Jerry Seeling, Lincoln Brown, Ted Collins, Tyler Wampler
• At Hulman Links, two teams finished with 16-under-par 128 scores to tie for low score in Mundy’s Game concluded Monday.
Dave Monroney and Geoff Shuck and Tom Jones and Ed Grayless tied for low score of 128 in the two-day event. Jones and Grayless also tied for low total of 64 in Monday’s round.
Travis Turpen and Chris Pearson took third with 129 and tied for low score on the back in the first round.
Low front — 30 Mark Neaderhiser-Aaron Azar, Bubba Atkinson-Ken Chirhart
Low back — 29 Andy Jones-Steve Anderson, Travis Turpen-Chris Pearson
Low total — 62 Atkinson-Chirhart, Neaderhiser-Azar
Low front — 30 Chris Keen-Bill Doan, Dave Monroney-Geoff Shuck, Matt Davis-Tom Seal
Low back — 29 Tom Jones-Ed Grayless; 31 Gary Stuck-Gus Solomon, Tim Mundy-Mark Malone
Low total — 64 Chris-Doan, Scott Givens-Jim Jenkins, Jones-Grayless
Two-day total — 128 Monroney-Shuck, Jones-Grayless; 129 Turpen-Pearson
• Two Sycamores honored — Senior outside hitter Morgan Dall and sophomore middle blocker Cassandra Willis of Indiana State were named to the SIUE Cougar Classic all-tournament team.
Dall had 25 kills and 16 digs in two matches, while Willis had 21 kills, seven blocks and led the team with a .381 hitting percentage.
ISU finished 1-1 in the tournament, beating the host team in five sets but losing to Akron in five. The Sycamores play today at Chicago State.
• Godfreys lead — At Sullivan, Jim Godfrey nipped Steve Godfrey by two-tenths of a second to win the Sullivan Beta Club’s Labor Day mile run.
Heidi Norris was top female in the race, which included 210 participants.
Top 25 — Jim Godfrey 4:57.6, Steve Godfrey 4:57.8, William Benson 5:21.6, Kyle Andrew 5:32.5, Ben Short 5:37.4, Carlos Guzman 5:47.3, Casey Garner 5:48.7, Ben Walker 5:54.4, Mark Achenbach 5:57.2, Dan Godfrey 5:57.7, Neil Klein 6:01.5, Joel Parsons 6:03.4, Shane Garner 6:07.0, Cody Barnett 6:15.5, Dan Phillips 6:18.2, Eli Smith 6:20.4, Dossan Lamb 6:21.6, Grant Truccano 6:22.1, Michael Jackson 6:23.6, Heidi Norris 6:25.2, Michael Walker 6:27.1, Ian Gadberry 6:27.4, Clint Lamb 6:30.0, Grant Thompson 6:31.8, Ed Walker 6:33.0.
• Urish a winner — At DuQuoin, Ill., Chris Urish took advantage of problems by others to win the Ted Horn 100 run Sunday night at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.
Robert Ballou led the first 80 laps, then Chris Windom led 81 through 97 until he and Shane Cockrum, running second, had problems.
Urish was in third but inherited the lead and led the final four turns to win. Ballou was fifth and Windom seventh.
Ballou was fifth at the finish but was dropped to 15th for failure to pass post-race inspection.
Bobby East was second and assumed first place in the Silver Crown point totals going into the final race, leading Jerry Coons Jr. by five.
Fast qualifier — Jerry Coons Jr.
Feature — Chris Urish, Bobby East, A.J. Fike, Shane Cockrum, Taylor Ferns, Chris Windom, Coons, Christopher Bell, Russ Gamester, Miranda Throckmorton, Tiffany Wyzard, Kody Swanson, Patrick Lawson, Tracy Hines, Robert Ballou.
• Too wet — At Haubstadt, rain wiped out Sunday’s race card at Tri-State Speedway.
Midwest Sprint Car Series action is scheduled for Sept. 14 at the track.
TERRE HAUTE —
Ashley Matchett was one of the winners in golf competition concluded Sunday or Monday in Vigo County.
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ISU’s Abdul-Qaadir, Munn All-MVC selections
Senior guards Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir and Anna Munn have both been named to Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference teams, announced by the league on Wednesday. Abdul-Qaadir earned a spot on the first-team while Munn was named honorable mention.
Metro sports: ‘Lucky Lou’ strikes again on golf course
Retired Public Service Indiana employee Lou Mundell, a lifelong resident of Terre Haute, posted the fifth hole-in-one of his life Tuesday afternoon at the Harder Hall Country Club golf course in his winter home of Sebring.
ISU win streak at 12
Ryan Keaffaber recorded his sixth save in seven opportunities Monday as Indiana State won its 12th straight college baseball game, holding off a rally by visiting Western Illinois for a 7-4 victory on Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium.
Metro sports: Indiana State's Abdul-Qaadir honored by MVC again
Bilquis Abdul-Qaadir of Indiana State has been named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for women’s basketball, the league announced Monday.
Guts, sweat, tears: Sycamores fall to perfect Shockers
No one on Indiana State’s men’s basketball needed to say a word about the Sycamores’ 83-69 loss to Wichita State in Sunday’s Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game.
Todd Golden: Sycamores ran with the best
It’s hard to run with Secretariat. Secretariat, for the uninitiated, won horse racing’s Triple Crown in 1973 and famously stormed to victory in the Belmont Stakes by an unfathomable 31 lengths. Secretariat is widely considered to be the greatest thoroughbred of all time, and his Belmont performance is one of sports’ all-time greatest moments. In Missouri Valley Conference terms, Wichita State is Secretariat.
Reliever leads comeback in ISU's 11th straight win
It could have been just a mop-up role for Josh Dove on Sunday at Bob Warn Field, but the Indiana State relief pitcher wasn’t thinking that way.
ISU fans cheer their team from afar
Indiana State University basketball fans eagerly supported their team Sunday, even from a distance, as they watched the Sycamores battle in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game being played in St. Louis.
FROM THE PRESS BOX: Odum rises to WSU challenge
When you’re getting ready to play the No. 2 team in the country — the undefeated No. 2 team in the country and the best Missouri Valley Conference team in a generation — the unwritten rule says you’re not supposed to rile them. That you’re not supposed to poke the hornet’s nest.
Clock problems delay start of Indiana State semifinal game
Time stood still in Scottrade Center on Saturday.
Not by design.
Sycamores advance to Arch Madness title game
No one said advancing to the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament championship game was going to be easy.
ISU women grab share of MVC regular-season title
The preseason Missouri Valley Conference favorite lived up to its expectations, as the Indiana State women’s basketball team grabbed a piece of the regular-season title with an 85-72 triumph over host Northern Iowa on Saturday afternoon inside McLeod Center.
ISU headed to MVC title game
Indiana State defeated Southern Illinois 62-59 on Saturday to advance to Arch Madness championship game.
Ramblin’ On: Sycamores use defensive stops to reach Missouri Valley semifinals
It sounds counter-intuitive, but to go forward in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament you must first get stops. In Friday’s MVC Tournament quarterfinal against Loyola, ISU followed that bit of zen to a tee. The Sycamores never let the Ramblers get comfortable offensively and put a hammer-lock on Loyola standout Milton Doyle. ISU rode its defense to an easy 75-62 victory at Scottrade Center.
ISU baseball looking to carry success home
Indiana State had pitching questions coming into the season, having lost its entire starting staff from a year ago.
So far anyway, those questions have been answered. The Sycamores are 9-1 going into their home opener today against Western Illinois.
Metro sports: Rose-Hulman picks up baseball win
A late run in the eighth-inning broke a 4-all tie and proved to be the game winner for Rockford College in a 5-4 decision over the Rose-Hulman baseball team Friday at the Chain of Lakes Complex.
Sycamores rejuvenated heading into MVC Tournament quarterfinals
Indiana State point guard Jake Odum is sick-and-tired of being sick and tired.
He’s tired of hearing about the team’s three-game losing streak. He’s tired of the Sycamores playing below par. He’s tired of the team not fulfilling its potential.
He plans to do something about it this weekend. Second-seeded ISU begins its Missouri Valley Conference Tournament trek at 7:05 p.m. tonight against either No. 10 Loyola.
ISU women seek top MVC seed
Defense and rebounding are the staples of Teri Moren’s fourth Indiana State team, a squad that hits the road trying to defend and rebound its way to a regular-season conference title. The Sycamores women’s basketball can clinch the No. 1 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference with wins tonight against Drake and Saturday against Northern Iowa.
ISU reserve Smith earns two MVC honors
Indiana State sophomore Khristian Smith has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Bench and Most Improved Teams, according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday.
Two Sycamores with Scott during Saturday incident
A Vigo County’s Sheriff’s case report of Brenton Scott’s arrest last Saturday indicated that Scott, an Indiana State basketball player, tried to pass himself off as his twin brother and that two of his teammates were with him at the time of the incident.
Metro Sports: Sycamores to be represented at NCAA indoors
Three members of the Indiana State track and field team will compete in the 2014 NCAA indoor championships March 14-15 at Albuquerque, N.M. Senior Greggmar Swift will represent the men, while sophomore Katie Wise and senior Mary Theisen will represent the women.
Odum, Smith, Arop recognized by MVC
Indiana State point guard Jake Odum doesn’t play baseball, but he did go 4-for-4 in his Sycamore career.
His 4-for-4 performance came in regards to his All-Missouri Valley Conference selections. Odum has been named to the all-MVC team in each of his four seasons, and for the second time in a year, Odum was named to the MVC’s first team.
Teammate Khristian Smith also received a major individual honor. Smith, a sophomore, earned the MVC’s Sixth Man Award. Senior Manny Arop also was named as an All-MVC honorable-mention selection.
ISU’s Odum earns first-team All-MVC honors
ST. LOUIS —Indiana State guard Jake Odum earned a spot on the 2014 All-Missouri Valley Conference first team, which was announced today as the Sycamores prepare for this week’s MVC men’s basketball tournament.
Metro: No ISU baseball today; home opener now Friday
Indiana State’s baseball home opener that was to be played today has been pushed back, according to Sycamore head coach Mitch Hannahs.
ISU's Scott booked for OWI, possession
Indiana State men's basketball player Brenton Scott was booked into the Vigo County Jail on Saturday for operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana/hash, possession of paraphenalia and false reporting/informing.
Senior Day Success
Indiana State shot just 35 percent from the field Sunday in Hulman Center compared with 46 percent for the visiting Bradley women, but that was almost a good thing.
ISU teams sweep titles in indoor track
Indiana State’s track teams swept the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships on Sunday at Northern Iowa, the men leading all the way and the women surviving a three-way battle.
Odum can't get roll on game-winning attempt on Senior Day
The storybook was ready to be opened at Hulman Center on Saturday.
Down two with 4.5 seconds to go, Indiana State rebounded a free throw miss by Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle. ISU senior point guard Odum timed his dash perfectly up the floor. He released his shot from just behind the 3-point line at just the right second. The shot was true and online.
TODD GOLDEN: Lansing's belief in his team has not wavered
In the wake of Indiana State’s 71-69 loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, and the three-game losing streak that comes with it, ISU coach Greg Lansing wanted to get one point across crystal clear in his postgame press conference.
Red-hot ISU baseball wins eighth straight game
Indiana State broke away from a tight ballgame with four runs in the fifth inning and went on to post their eighth-straight victory of the 2014 campaign with a 10-3 triumph over New Orleans Saturday.
David Stagg (3-0) was the winning pitcher for the Sycamores as he went seven innings. He allowed two runs, scattered nine hits and struck out eight.
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