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December 16, 2013

Metro: Wittman, Small ready to play for Sycamores

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State’s women’s basketball team will be a little deeper on Wednesday when the Sycamores play at East Tennessee State.

With the completion of the fall semester and academic grades processed, junior guard Stephanie Wittman and junior forward Chelsea Small are now eligible for competition. Both Wittman and Small were required to sit out the fall semester.

Wittman is a transfer from Kansas State, where she spent two seasons (2010-12) with the Wildcats. Small is a transfer from American University, having also spent a season (2012-13) with the Eagles and two seasons at Hutchinson Community College. Both are eligible for the remainder of 2013-14 and the 2014-15 seasons.  

Both have been practicing with the team since enrolling at the middle of the last academic year.

ISU is 3-4 heading into Wednesday’s game, with the host Pirates 2-6.

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In other basketball news:

• North Central 41, Clay City 33 — At Clay City, the host Eels managed just 11 first-half points in dropping a SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference girls high school game Monday.

Gabby Kreischer led all scorers with 17 for North Central, while Alisha Steward had 15 for the Eels.

NORTH CENTRAL (41) — Netherlain 1 2-2 4, Lewis 0 0-0 0, Kreischer 5 4-9 17, Caddell 0 2-2 2, Mangrum 0 3-6 3, Kennedy 3 2-2 8, K.Miller 0 0-0 0, Evans 2 3-3 7. Totals 11 FG, 16-24 FT, 41 TP.

CLAY CITY (33) — Steward 3 7-11 15, Rogers 2 0-0 4, Ellinger 3 2-3 8, Truax 0 0-0 0, Wolfe 1 2-4 4, Durga 1 0-0 2, C.Miller 0 0-0 0, Brown 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 FG, 11-18 FT, 33 TP.

North Central    11    7    7    16    —    41

Clay City    8    3    7    15    —    33

3-point goals — Kreischer 3, Steward 2. Total fouls — NC 15, CC 16. Fouled out — Kennedy, Mangrum, Truax.

JV — Clay City won.

Next — Clay City (3-5, 1-3 SWIAC) plays at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in a varsity-only contest at Union. North Central (3-2, 1-1) hosts Robinson on Saturday.

• Hoop Shoot rescheduled — The Elks Hoop Shoot, snowed out on Saturday has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. this Saturday at Terre Haute South High SchooI.


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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Team effort: The North Terre Haute Little League All-Starts won the District 4 championship by beating Clinton 4-0 Friday evening.

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  • Andy Amey: Just a small trip to talk about this time

    To paraphrase Carl Spackler, the heavy stuff’s not going to come for quite awhile. So while it’s true that I’m back from a week’s vacation, it’s not time — yet — for the big vacation column. Trips to Noblesville, Brunswick and Reelsville, while providing some nice family time, don’t really have the cachet to fill newspaper space.

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  • Pacers sign three free agents

    The Pacers couldn’t keep waiting around for Lance Stephenson to make up his mind. So on Friday, they went to work. The two-time Eastern Conference runner-ups announced they had signed three free agents — backup big man Lavoy Allen, swingman C.J. Miles and Damjan Rudez, a sharp-shooting forward from Europe.

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  • Odum heads for Vegas with Kings summer team

    Terre Haute native Jake Odum scored three points in the Indiana Pacers’ 84-74 victory on Thursday over the Miami Heat in the Orlando Summer League.

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  • Metro sports: Rosselli, Biechler capture Prospect League honors

    The Terre Haute Rex swept the Prospect League Player of the Week honors this week.

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  • Thoroughbreds complete race card at Martinsville

    Thoroughbred races were on Friday’s card to wind up four days of Illinois racing at the Martinsville Agricultural Fair. Horses owned by Bart Baird and Lance and Stacey Holsapple won all six of the thoroughbred races on the card with two other features run for ponies and mules.

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  • LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers

    LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
    James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he’s decided to go home. It’s a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat.

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  • SPT 071014 RAMER TROPHY.jpg Ramer, Kuppler claim junior city golf titles

    Megan Ramer and Colton Kuppler were two winners in the junior city golf tournament concluded Thursday in sunny, warm conditions at Rea Park.
    Both golfers claimed titles in the 15-17 age division for the first time while Ramer and Andrew Granda were two of the winners in the 2013 tournament.

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  • Rex return from All-Star break with a win at Danville

    The Terre Haute Rex returned to action on Thursday in winning fashion as they defeated Danville 4-1.

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