TERRE HAUTE —
The Indiana State softball team’s opening game of a three-game series against Bradley was washed out Saturday.
The series will resume today with a doubleheader, beginning at noon at Price Field.
n Engineers win second game Friday, no contest Saturday — At Art Nehf Field, Rose-Hulman’s series finale with Hanover was declared a no-contest game Saturday because of dense fog in the outfield.
The two teams were tied 2-2 in the fourth inning when the game was delayed by rain for 75 minutes. After play resumed the game continued to the midpoint of the fifth inning, when fog made the outfield unplayable. All statistics were nullified, and due to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference guidelines the game will not be made up.
Rose got its second win of the series 4-2 in the second game of Friday night’s doubleheader. Freshman Ben Menich pitched seven innings for his third win of the season and Ryan Fuller earned his third save by finishing off the last two innings.
Offensively, Hank Akard and Nick Pilipovich had two hits each and Bobby Newman scored two runs.
Rose-Hulman is 19-8, 10-3 in HCAC play, while Hanover is 17-12 and 7-7. Rose plays Tuesday at Franklin.
n Engineer streak continues — At the Wabash Valley Tennis Center, the Rose-Hulman men picked up a seventh consecutive victory with a 7-2 victory over Greenville on Friday.
Rose-Hulman 7, Greenville 2
Singles — Ben Paras (RH) def. Ian Wolf 2-6, 6-0, 6-2; Devon Fritz (RH) def. Jordan Tingle 6-4, 6-3; Nathan Moore (RH) def. Andrew Herlein 6-3, 6-2; Ian Stevenson (RH) def. Alex Dowley 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-2); Stephan Lemmer (RH) def. Ryan Haas 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8); Michael Read (G) def. Ray Montgomery 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6).
Doubles — Fritz-Paras (RH) def. Herlein-Wolf 8-4; Lemmer-Stevenson (RH) def. Haas-Tingle 9-8 (7-3); Dowley-Reid Ganton (G) def. Randy Billingsley-Montgomery 8-4.
Record — Rose-Hulman was 7-4 after this match.
n Rain halts play — At Rea Park, rain halted first-round play Saturday morning in the two-man best-ball event.
The event now will be an 18-hole event with today’s scores determining overall and senior division winners.
Today’s tee times
8 a.m. — McCray-Harden, Watkins-McCrea
8:08 — Shouse-Leturgez, Thompson-Mann
8:16 — Miley-Nejman, J.Miley-E.Hughes
8:24 — Givens-Mundy, Bird-Stuck
8:32 — Adamson-Adamson, Baugh-Jungers
8:40 — Jones-Keen, Neaderhiser-Bocard
8:48 — Snoddy-Homburg, Payne-Payne
8:56 — Pollock-Maxwell, Roshel-Carson
9:04 — Turpen-Atkinson, Winning-Nelson
9:12 — Peoples-Bryan, S.Hughes-McDonald
9:20 — Doan-Wright, Cassell-Cassell
9:28 — D.Alumbaugh-Tennant, Don Alumbaugh-Reynolds
9:36 — Fisher-Jacoby, B.Horrall-Roscoe
9:44 — Readinger-Schneider, Stark-Tackett
9:52 — Jenkins-Amies, Seal-Chirhart
10 — Smith-Bosc, Solomon-Solomon
10:08 — Stockberger-E.T. Horrall, Fossi-Griffin
n Canceled — At Franklin, the Indiana Division III championship meet, scheduled for Saturday at Franklin College, was canceled due to lightning and heavy rain.
Rose-Hulman and seven other Indiana Division III programs convened on Franklin for the meet. Several events began, but no events were completed due to the inclement weather.
The Engineers return to action in the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the William Welch Track and Field Complex.
n Shuman posts win — At Bloomington, Casey Shuman was one of the feature winners Friday in the opening action of the season at Bloomington Speedway.
Casey won the main event for sprint cars followed by Kyle Larson and Chase Briscoe. Brandon Mattox of Terre Haute was 10th.
Other feature winners were Bradley Sterrett in UMP modifieds, Brad Cummings in UMP super stocks and Justin Patterson in hornets.
Heat winners — Brian Karraber, Kyle Larson, Chris Babcock.
Feature — Casey Shuman, Larson, Chase Briscoe, Danny Holtsclaw, Josh Burton, Dickie Gaines, Bobby Stines, Nick Bilbee, Karraber, Brandon Mattox, Brady Short, Babcock, Bub Cummings, Mike Burkin, Cameron Hagin.
Heat winners — Derek Groomer, Bradley Sterrett, John DeMoss.
Feature — Sterrett, Greg Amick, Clint DeMoss, Richie Lex, Rob Fuqua, John DeMoss, Wes Leigh, Clayton Perry, Blake Davis, Jake Humphrey.
UMP super stocks
Heat winners — Steve Hollars, Kenny Carmichael, Greg Owens.
Feature — Brad Cummings, Troy Clark, Carmichael, Hollars, Will McRoberts, Kevin Arthur, Jack Frye, Winston Howe, Greg Owens, Jeremy Carpenter.
Heat winners — Kansas Cox, Bryson Clark.
Feature — Justin Patterson, Clark, Greg Garrison, Matt Jacobs, Felisha DeWeese, Frank Robertson, Mike Miller, Cole Miles, Curt Malicoat, Chris Hanner.
n Too wet — Rain wiped out racing at Lincoln Park Speedway and U.S. Auto Club sprint car racing at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday.
Regular racing is slated next Saturday at the Putnamville track and USAC sprint car action is set for Friday and next Saturday at Gas City.
TERRE HAUTE —
The Indiana State softball team’s opening game of a three-game series against Bradley was washed out Saturday.
- Local Interest
New hockey team to play at Indiana fairgrounds
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The owners of a new minor league hockey franchise plan to make the renovated Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum its home starting next year.
METRO ROUNDUP: Jack McVicker brings home trophies from around world
Back in Terre Haute after weeks of traveling around the world, Jack McVicker can show off more awards from his successes in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
North football advances to Class 5A Final Four
Visiting Bloomington North threatened North's attempt at its first-ever regional championship by scoring on back-to-back possessions in the middle of Friday night's game.
But the Patriots never buckled, eventually rolling to a 56-21 victory that sets up a semistate game in Indianapolis somewhere next Friday. The Patriots will play Indianapolis Cathedral at a site yet to be named.
METRO ROUNDUP: Rose men to face PSU-Behrend in NCAA tourney
Rose-Hulman’s men’s soccer team will travel to Penn State-Behrend for a 6 p.m. match Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Division III men’s soccer championships.
METRO ROUNDUP: Rose women’s tennis in HCAC championship
With a 5-0 sweep of Franklin on Saturday, the Rose-Hulman women’s tennis team is headed to today’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship.
METRO ROUNDUP: Rose senior sets cross country record
Senior Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery set a school record cross country and finished second in a field of 397 runners at the #JennaStrong Fall Classic at Wilmington College on Friday afternoon.
Class 5A No. 2 TH North rides high in Bloomington thriller
Terre Haute North is ranked No. 2 in the Associated Press Class 5A football poll, the loftiest perch the Patriots have ever enjoyed.
Unfancied Bloomington South didn't care.
In one of the most compelling high school football games in North's history, the Patriots survived an almighty scare, but defeated Bloomington South 51-47 in a wild and crazy, end-to-end Conference Indiana contest on Friday that featured 1,283 yards of total offense.
Indiana State hoops trio enjoyed offseason overseas development trips
Anyone who has visited a foreign land knows how much it can enrich one’s life.
Indiana State men’s basketball players Manny Arop, Brandon Burnett and Justin Gant all learned that first-hand as each went on separate international trips this season.
METRO ROUNDUP: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods soccer comes up short in homecoming match
St. Mary-of-the-Woods dominated possession but lost on the scoreboard Saturday afternoon, falling 3-1 to Marygrove in a battle of top-10 USCAA teams in the Pomeroys’ homecoming match.
Metro roundup: ISU volleyball drops MVC opener to Southern Illinois 3-0
The Indiana State volleyball team went spike for spike with visiting Southern Illinois on Friday night in the ISU Arena but could not pull out a victory as the Salukis won 25-22, 29-27, 25-20 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.
Super Kids Triathlon is Saturday at YMCA, Fairbanks Park
The Vigo County YMCA and Crossroads Events are partnering to host the Super Kids Triathlon on Saturday at the YMCA and Fairbanks Park.
On home course, Northview could be favorite in girls golf sectional
Postseason competition for fall high school sports begins Saturday with sectional tournaments scheduled for girls golf teams.
Most Wabash Valley teams will vie for honors at the Northview Sectional at Forest Park. Others will be in the North Daviess Sectional at the Country Club of Old Vincennes.
METRO ROUNDUP: ISU golf shoots school-record score
The Indiana State women’s golf team broke the school record for team low 18-hole round as they battled their way to a second-place finish out of 13 schools at the 2013 Chicago State University Cougar Golf Classic today on the Starboard Course at Harborside International.
METRO ROUNDUP: Doll knocks down 20 kills in ISU volleyball win
Indiana State’s volleyball team picked up a victory Saturday morning by defeating Robert Morris 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 14-25, 25-19) at the Wright State Invitational.
METRO: ISU softball team to start fall schedule on Sunday
The Indiana State softball team is set to open the fall portion of its schedule Sunday against Heartland Community College in a doubleheader at Price Field.
METRO ROUNDUP: Indiana State volleyball improves to 4-2
Three Sycamores had double-figure kills Saturday as Indiana State wrapped up its participation in the Campbell Hampton Inn of Holly Springs Invitational with a 25-11, 25-19, 25-21 college volleyball victory over North Carolina Central.
ISU (4-2) has its home opener Tuesday against IUPUI.
METRO ROUNDUP: ISU volleyball tops Chicago State to improve to 2-1
The Indiana State volleyball team survived a tough Chicago State squad as the Sycamores swept the Cougars 3-0 (25-21, 25-12, 31-29) in a non-conference mid-week battle Tuesday.
METRO ROUNDUP: ISU soccer wins its season opener
Sophomore Kate Johnson sent in the game-winning goal from 20 yards out in the 106th minute to give the Sycamores a 2-1 win over the Eagles of Georgia Southern in their season opener Friday.
Indy schools seek records on state takeovers
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Public Schools leaders are seeking state records on the 2011 takeover of four schools amid questions about the integrity of the state’s A-F school grading formula.
METRO ROUNDUP: Farris, Kyle nab club titles
Two golf course championships were concluded Sunday, with Troy Farris and Bob Kyle claiming titles.
Post 346 eliminated from American Legion Great Lakes Regional
Three one-run rallies in 21 innings wasn’t quite enough for Wayne Newton Post 346, which saw its American Legion baseball season end with a 3-1 loss to Plover, Wis., Saturday at the Great Lakes National Regional at Bob Warn Field.
Terre Haute opens its doors to American Legion regional
The success of the Wayne Newton Post 346 baseball team in recent years has not only given manager John Hayes a chance to match wits with the best American Legion baseball programs in the nation, but it’s also given him a chance to see the sites.
The sites of the games that is. For good and for worse.
Giullespie, Finn each pick up pair of wins at Clark County Fair
Ronnie Gillespie and J.D. Finn each drove two winners in harness racing action Saturday evening at the Clark County Fair.
Semifinals set for Terre Haute womens' city golf tournament
Semifinal matches are set for the Terre Haute women’s city golf tournament today at Hulman Links.
Terre Haute South High School girls golf and basketball coach Cara Stuckey, the defending city champion, began her bid for a 10th title by defeating Eileen Mann on Saturday.
COLLEGE REPORT: Watson, Seliger move on in strength and conditioning careers
Three members of the Indiana State athletics strength and conditioning staff, including two from Terre Haute, have advanced their careers and moved on to other opportunities.
Daniel Watson, former graduate assistant from Terre Haute North, has been hired by Rocky Mountain College to serve an assistant football coach and the head strength and conditioning coach.
Matt Seliger, also a former graduate assistant and North Patriot, has been hired by Athletes’ Performance in Frisco, Texas, to serve as an intern.
Next for Phegley: The art of MLB catching
Hitting alone will keep Phegley at the major league level for what promises to be a solid career, but for Phegley to truly hone his craft and make All-Star strides at the Major League level he will have to become a complete catcher.
METRO ROUNDUP: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods names Feller new softball coach
Mark Feller has been named the new softball coach at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, replacing Gary Rodgers after five seasons with the Pomeroys.
SMWC athletic director Deanna Bradley announced the hiring Tuesday.
Phegley hits first career HR for White Sox
If you blink, you might miss another Josh Phegley milestone.
Two days after his Major League Baseball debut, Phegley hit his first career home run in the Chicago White Sox 3-1 loss at Tampa Bay on Sunday.
METRO ROUNDUP: Post 346 splits pair of Legion games
Terre Haute Wayne Newton Post 346 split a pair of games at the American Legion Moline Tournament on Saturday.
Post 346 fell in its first game 4-2 at the hands of host Moline Post 246. Post 346 recovered and won its nightcap 5-2 against Elgin, Ill. Post 57.
Royers post low score at Firecracker Open
Rusty and Jon Royer had the low score in the Firecracker Open played Thursday at Hulman Links.
The Royers carded an 8—under—par 64 to win the parent—child division in the Terrre Haute Golf Association two—man event comprised of three six—round segments.
- More Local Interest Headlines
- New hockey team to play at Indiana fairgrounds