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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.
Goatee, Stohler are Fast Track Mile winners
TaPring Goatee and Riley Stohler were winners of Thursday's Fast Track Mile
Fast Track Mile draws generations of runners
A record turnout is possible at today’s 32nd annual Fast Track Mile and Bob Lemont is doing all he can to contribute to the turnout.
The 82-year-old runner has encouraged a large portion of his family — four generations to be precise — to participate in the one-mile race down Wabash Avenue — which will be run today — this year.
METRO ROUNDUP: Wayne Newton Post 346 picks up victory Saturday
Visiting Wayne Newton Post 346 led literally the entire game in American Legion baseball Saturday, defeating Remington by a score of 16-3.
Post 346 rebounds to win Terre Haute Invitational
It’s an interesting dance that Wayne Newton Post 346 and Evansville Pate Post 265 have developed in American Legion baseball’s Terre Haute Invitational, and the last waltz was saved for the host team Sunday.
METRO ROUNDUP: Wayne Newton 2-1 on young season
Wayne Newton Post 346 improved to 2-1 in American Legion baseball with a late 8-3 victory over Effingham on Thursday night.
Craig Peters was winning pitcher for Post 346 and T.J. Decker and Cody Thornton led a 16-hit attack with three hits each.
Rex looking to return to pitching dominance Sunday against Springfield
During a 7-1 start and franchise-best seven-game winning streak, Terre Haute Rex pitching was the catalyst. Through eight games, the Rex led the Prospect League with an earned-run average of 1.11.
Even after giving up 10 runs Friday night in a 10-6 loss to the Quincy Gems, the Rex (7-2) are still the league leader in ERA at 2.09.
FROM TERRE HAUTE TO THE MAJOR LEAGUES: Former Scamore hurlers doing well in White Sox system
Brian Omogrosso was promoted to Chicago and appeared in 11 games. The big right-hander compiled a 5.14 earned-run average in 14 innings of relief. He struck out 14 and walked seven.
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PREP ROUNDUP: Rockville wins baseball sectional
Rockville won its own Class A sectional in high school baseball Tuesday, defeating Covington 10-4 in the rain-delayed championship game.
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