News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 16, 2012

METRO ROUNDUP: Mullins wins Blues at the Crossroads half-marathon

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Scott Mullins crossed the finish line first in the Blues at the Crossroads half-marathon that started and ended in downtown Terre Haute on Saturday.

His time was 1 hour, 10 minutes, 46.2 seconds. Some 366 runners competed.

Blues at the Crossroads

Top 100 — Scott Mullins (Terre Haute) 1:10:46.2, Jayson Meyer (Indianapolis) 1:16:06.5; Bill Goble (Greenwood) 1:16:56.8; Tim Monaghan (Terre Haute) 1:18:31.5; Mike Morris Jr. (Terre Haute) 1:19:06.8; Patrick Kippes (Terre Haute) 1:19:58.0; Graham Paxton (Evansville) 1:21:49.5; Joel Baker (Sullivan) 1:23:40.8; Jeff Kackley (Terre Haute) 1:24:02.8; Barry Wickware (Terre Haute) 1:24:47.3.

Jason Dodge (Lafayette) 1:24:57.6; Denny Utter (Terre Haute) 1:25:30.8; Christopher Readinger (Terre Haute) 1:26:21.8; Doug Curry (Clinton) 1:26:45.2; Grant Tice (Sullivan, Ill.) 1:27:37.7; Keith Crawford (Terre Haute) 1:27:58.0; Kyle Exline (Terre Haute) 1:28:27.4 ; Matthew Wyrick (Danville) 1:28:57.5; Kristopher Fitzgerald (Terre Haute) 1:29:30.2; Dave Mccall (Evansville) 1:29:58.2.

Travis Shields (Indianapolis) 1:31:52.7; Jeff Kleinlein (Bloomington) 1:33:26.2; Lonnie Wiram (Terre Haute) 1:34:15.9; Troy Charters (West Terre Haute) 1:34:26.6; Justin Taylor (Terre Haute) 1:34:38.4; John Basham (Terre Haute) 1:34:47.0; Joseph Brewer (Cayuga) 1:34:48.8; Pam Pell (Brazil) 1:35:37.6; Mike Morris (Terre Haute) 1:36:07.9; Travis Matthews (Annapolis, Ill.) 1:37:08.3.

Majel Wells (Terre Haute) 1:37:50.5; Jarad Tapy (Terre Haute) 1:38:44.9; William Carlin (Bowling Green) 1:39:07.2; John Stuckey (West Terre Haute) 1:39:38.7; Mark Achenbach (Terre Haute) 1:40:23.7; Michael Rady 1:40:36.8; Joe Sanders (Terre Haute) 1:40:44.3; Mark Prosser (New Palestine) 1:40:50.8; Ryan Crawford (Terre Haute) 1:41:06.7; Kevin Ross (Marshall, Ill.) 1:41:07.6.

Marcus Tuttle (Jasonville) 1:41:39.8; Ron Shepard (Hillsdale) 1:41:42.5; Nathan Stelflug (Terre Haute) 1:41:57.0; Florian Borst (Terre Haute) 1:41:58.7; Trina Mccarty (Bloomington) 1:42:24.3; Jason Embry (Terre Haute) 1:42:29.6; Mark Graf (Terre Haute) 1:43:03.3; Matthew Sebastian (Terre Haute) 1:43:07.1; Ryan Qualizza (Terre Haute) 1:43:07.5; Kristin Clinton (Sullivan) 1:43:30.2.

Adam Pomfret (Terre Haute) 1:43:35.7; Wei Hu (Terre Haute) 1:43:41.6; Ashley Okamoto (Terre Haute) 1:44:12.0; Jorge Quiroz (Evansville) 1:44:33.6; Dan Skinner (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1:44:41.4; Ryan Smolko (Terre Haute) 1:44:47.9; Tim Foster (Marshall, Ill.) 1:45:53.0; Mike Meehan (St. Louis) 1:46:08.3; Jason Luchtefeld (Robinson, Ill.) 1:46:15.6; Matt Parker (Terre Haute) 1:46:35.2.

Dan Hudak (Terre Haute) 1:46:39.7; Lacey Morris (Terre Haute) 1:46:52.9; Bradley Stelflug (Terre Haute) 1:46:53.8; Kenneth Hall (Paris, Ill.) 1:47:00.7; Gene Crume (Terre Haute) 1:47:04.8; Jacob Hendrich (Brazil) 1:47:05.6 Courtney Bradley (Terre Haute) 1:47:28.3; Jessica Atkins (Terre Haute) 1:47:32.3; Kathy Hammel (Springville) 1:47:34.0; Rand Hammel (Springville) 1:47:37.8.

Tacey Baker (Houston) 1:47:42.1; Tristan Ireland (Terre Haute) 1:47:48.8; Bridget Ireland (Terre Haute) 1:47:48.9; Justin Collins (Terre Haute) 1:48:01.0; Kerry Stevens (Rensselaer) 1:48:17.1; Staci Ostendorf (Indianapolis) 1:48:51.6; Kyle Andrews (Terre Haute) 1:48:52.6; Tim Sanders (Nauvoo, Ill.) 1:48:54.7; Patrick Rady (Cloverdale) 1:49:08.4; Louie Brown (Clinton) 1:49:17.1.

Joe Inman (West Terre Haute) 1:49:53.1; Robert Lynch (West Terre Haute) 1:49:53.2; Kristen Nasser (Terre Haute) 1:49:57.0; Adam Carter (Robinson, Ill.) 1:50:01.6; Brady Carter (Robinson, Ill.) 1:50:01.7; Chad Weaver (Hutsonville, Ill.) 1:50:35.0; Brandt Petty (Evansville) 1:50:52.3; Andy Bent (Terre Haute) 1:50:56.6; Noah Hamner (Terre Haute) 1:51:17.8; Ana Esqueda (Fishers) 1:51:22.9.

Monty Glover (Indianapolis) 1:51:23.0; Daniel Swaby (Farmersburg) 1:51:37.8; Jim Sowders (Bedford) 1:51:49.3; Steven Black (Sullivan) 1:51:50.1; Mary Thacker (Brazil) 1:51:55.6; John Butkiewicz (Shelburn) 1:51:56.6; Ryan Richey (Shelburn) 1:51:56.9; Elliot Friedman (Normal, Ill.) 1:51:57.5; David Collier (Terre Haute) 1:52:08.0; Greg Miller (Sullivan) 1:52:15.3.

In other running news:

• Little Italy results — At Clinton, below are results of the Little Italy 5K that took place Sept. 1 at South Vermillion High School:

Little Italy 5K

5K race

Overall male winner — Denny Utter 18:49.

Overall female winner — Erin Mendoza 21:45.

Male masters winner — Rick Davison 19:07.

Female masters winner — Kim Rhodes 22:55.

Top 20 — Utter 18:49, Davison 19:07, Doug Curry 19:15, Joe Brewer 19:49, Mark Achenbach 19:59, Aaron Gadberry 20:08, Scott Rhodes 20:41, Matthew Sebastian 21:18, Grant Peters 21:23, Mendoza 21:45, Chris Williams 22:11, Tony Gambaiani 22:19, K.Rhodes 22:55, Craig Hedden 23:04, Kenneth Hall 23:15, Thaddeus Borchers 23:45, Cheri Xeros 23:53, Joe Liechty 23:56, Dylan Riggen 24:09, Nick Xeros 24:21.

1-mile-plus race

Overall male winner — Yannick Allaart 9:38.

Overall female winner — Kerrigan Minor 10:53.

Top eight — Allaart 9:38, Michael Gambaiani 9:40, Peyton Lintzenich 9:46, Minor 10:53, Chris Torrence 11:02, Gavin Stultz 11:03, Kenley Minor 11:05, Morgan Hughes 11:07.


• Engineers splits — At Greencastle, Rose-Hulman stands 8-5 for the season after defeating Olivet in three sets and falling to Hanover in four sets in the DePauw Invitational on Saturday.

The Engineers earned a 25-21, 26-24, 25-13 victory over Olivet to open play, then Hanover defeated Rose by a tight score of 25-27, 25-22, 26-24, 26-24 in the nightcap.

After the tournament, Rose-Hulman freshman Sarah Jensen earned a spot on the DePauw all-Invitational Team.

Against Olivet, junior Casey Levitt and senior Anna Lewer led the offensive attack with nine kills each. Jensen had a match high 17 assists and junior Kira Boswell had 16. Levitt recorded four aces and a team-high 14 digs, with junior Kate Dangel contributing a team-high 15 digs.

Jensen recorded her second triple-double of the season against Hanover with 13 kills, 14 assists and 17 digs. Lewer led five Engineers with double-figure digs with 27, followed by Jensen and Dangel with 17 each.

Offensively, Jensen and Lewer shared team-high honors with 13 kills. Boswell had 24 assists and freshmen Claire Raycraft and Anna Weber led the front-row defense with three blocks each.

Rose will return to Greencastle to square off against DePauw at 7 p.m. Wednesday.


• ISU women win — At Indianapolis, the Indiana State women’s team picked up its first road victory of the season Friday, jumping out to a two-goal lead over IUPUI in the first half before hanging late for a 2-1 win at Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium.

The Sycamores took the lead in the 16th minute, using a header from freshman Elle Steele to get on the scoreboard. Junior Shelby Troyer sent a long ball from midfield toward the IUPUI goal, where it bounced once outside the penalty box. Steele and the IUPUI goalkeeper met at the top of the box, but Steele’s 5-inch height advantage allowed her to win the header before the collision and send the ball rolling across the goal line. The goal was Steele’s first at ISU.

The Sycamores (4-4-1) will return to Memorial Stadium today to take on Miami (Ohio) at 1 p.m. Indiana State also will host Youth Soccer Day with a free clinic taking place taking place 45 minutes before kickoff.

• Rose men win — At Jim Rendel Field, the Rose-Hulman men’s squad relied on two goals in a four-minute span of the first half to earn a 3-0 victory over Millikin on Saturday.

Junior B.J. Thompson opened the scoring with an unassisted tally in the 20th minute.

Four minutes later, Rose earned a penalty kick on a foul in the box and freshman Marco Cattani booted home his first college goal on the kick to make the score 2-0 at the half.

In the 84th minute, Rose-Hulman added an insurance goal to secure the victory. Junior William Senat had one shot blocked, then fired home the rebound for the score. Sophomore Daniel Koester made the pass in the box and was credited with an assist.

Junior Alec Houpt picked up the goalkeeping victory with his first collegiate shutout in a 90-minute performance.

Rose-Hulman (2-3-2) will return to action Wednesday at home against Fontbonne.

• Rose women draw — At Jim Rendel Field, the Rose-Hulman and Millikin women’s teams battled to a scoreless draw Saturday.

Rose freshman Lucinda Combs recorded 11 saves in goal to preserve her third shutout of the season.

Rose-Hulman (3-3-1) will play host to Fontbonne at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Millikin now has a 3-2-2 mark.


• Ace posted — At Mark’s Par Three, Tom Price of Terre Haute used an 8-iron to record a hole-in-one on the 125-yard No. 9 Friday.

Flo Johnson and Kenny Walsh witnessed the feat.

Auto racing

• Clauson wins Classic — At Bloomington, Bryan Clauson won the Fall Classic feature in Friday’s season finale at Bloomington Speedway.

Clauson won the Midwest Sprint Car Series feature with Robert Ballou second and Kyle Larson third. Other winners were Greg Amick in UMP modifieds, Troy Clark in UMP super stocks and Bryson Clark in hornets.