News From Terre Haute, Indiana


October 4, 2012

PREP ROUNDUP: West Vigo boys reach soccer sectional championship

Northview volleyball clinches fifth straight WIC volleyball title

WEST TERRE HAUTE — West Vigo High School’s boys soccer team advanced to the championship game of the Class A West Vigo Sectional with a 2-0 victory against South Vermillion on Wednesday.

Justin Kump scored in the first half and Cody Romanelly was assisted in the second half by his brother Austin Romanelly.

South Vermillion    0    0    —    0

West Vigo    1    1    —    2

WV goals — Justin Kump, 13:23 1H; Cody Romanelly (Austin Romanelly), 14:29 2H.

Next — West Vigo (4-8-1) plays Covington in Saturday’s Class A West Vigo Sectional championship at 2 p.m.

In other boys high school soccer Wednesday:

• Sullivan 9, North Knox 0 — In the Class A North Knox Sectional at Bicknell, Tucker Smith fired in six goals and added three assists to lead the Golden Arrows to victory.

Sullivan will play for the sectional championship at noon Saturday.

Sullivan    5    4    —    9

North Knox    0    0    —    0

Sullivan goals — Tucker Smith, Wyatt Clouse (Smith), Smith, Smith, Ben Walker (Smith), Smith (Walker), Smith, Clouse (Smith), Smith.


• Northview 3, Owen Valley 0 — At Brazil, Shelbi Morris posted 12 kills in helping the host Knights clinch their fifth straight Western Indiana Conference championship.

Owen Valley    6    10    19

Northview    25    25    25

Highlights — For Northview, Shelbi Morris had 12 kills; Audrey Clark had 8 digs; Taylor Hess had 4 digs, 3 aces and 10 assists; Madison McDonald had 4 digs, 3 aces and 20 assists; Brylie Riddell had 4 kills and 6 blocks; McKenzi Kumpf had 9 kills, 5 digs and 4 aces; and Morgan Stearley had 7 kills and 2 assists.

Next — Northview (21-5, 6-0 WIC) plays Saturday in the North Montgomery Invitational.

• North Montgomery 3, Rockville 2 — At Rockville, the host Rox won two of the first three games before losing the match 22-25, 25-17, 27-29, 25-14, 15-10.

North Montgomery    22    25    27    25    15

Rockville    25    17    29    14    10

Highlights — For Rockville, Emma Riffe had 19 kills, 19 digs, 18 assists and 4 aces; Raeann Sutherlin had 13 kills and 30 digs; Jenifer Lee had 8 kills 22 assists, 22 digs and 2 blocks; and Morgan Black had 31 digs;

JV — North Montgomery won 25-7, 25-13.

Next — Rockville (15-13) will play host to West Vigo for “Volley for a Cure” night Monday.


At Mecca

Fountain Central    7    12    14

Riverton Parke    25    25    25

Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Sara Dickey had 18 kills, 5 points, 3 blocks and 3 digs; Kenzie Pollard had 29 assists, 5 points, 2 aces and 2 digs; Kelly Combs had 15 points, 9 digs, 6 aces and 2 kills; Paige Yando had 11 points, 5 kills and 4 digs; Rachel Austin had 11 points, 5 kills, 4 digs and 2 aces; and Shelby Benell had 6 points and 2 kills.

JV — Riverton Parke won in 3 games.

Freshmen — Riverton Parke won in 2 games.

Next — Riverton Parke (21-4 overall, 7-0 WRC) will serve as host for the Riverton Parke Invitational on Saturday.

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Friendly rivals: Rachel Welker, right, hugs Cara Stuckey after Welker won the Terre Haute Women�s City golf Championship Monday morning. Watching is Welker�s caddy/dad Charlie.

  • Total control: Welker posts eight birdies while dethroning 10-time city women’s golf champion Stuckey

    Rachel Welker is the 2014 Terre Haute Women’s Golf Association city champion. The former Terre Haute North standout defeated 10-time winner Cara Stuckey 5 and 4 in sunny, warm conditions Monday at Rea Park.

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  • SPT 061114 BROCK PITCH.jpg Game’s the same, no matter park’s name

    Maybe they should play this at Valle Field. It’s called Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club Park now, but the venerable ballpark was the site of some classic high school baseball regional games in the 1970s when coach Don Jennings and Terre Haute North’s local dynasty fought off stiff challenges from the best the rest of the Wabash Valley had to offer.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tom Reck: Brickyard 400 highlights big sports week

    It’s another busy week in sports. Two of the events on the schedule are the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the windup of the Show-Me’s/THGA men’s city golf tournament.

    July 21, 2014

  • Pacers sign Stuckey, face uphill battle

    Last week, the Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson. On Monday, they replaced one of the NBA’s best young players with shooting guard Rodney Stuckey. It’s a swap that will make it a challenge for Indiana to win a third straight title in a division that might be the toughest in basketball.

    July 21, 2014

  • Metro: Former Miss Softball joins Purdue staff

    Terre Haute North graduate Megan Ciolli Bartlett, the state’s 2001 Miss Softball and a two-time All-American at Notre Dame, is joining the Purdue coaching staff.

    July 21, 2014

  • Metro Baseball: Both North Little League teams win, move on

    With their backs planted firmly against the wall, the Terre Haute North 12-year-olds kept their Little League state championship hopes alive Monday evening with a 5-1 victory over Franklin Township.

    July 21, 2014

  • Paris racing begins

    Dolly’s Girl was a first-time winner in Illinois harness racing on Monday at the Edgar County Fair.

    July 21, 2014

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    July 21, 2014

  • ChadSmith.jpg Running a race against ALS

    Chad Smith carried himself with grace when racking up victories in track and field and cross country as an athlete at Sullivan High School, and later at the University of Southern Indiana.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 072014 OPEN INTEREST.jpg Jones leads after first weekend of men’s tournament

    Tom Jones, the defending champ in the Show-Me’s/Terre Haute Golf Association men’s city tournament, is the leader after the first two rounds of this year’s competition.

    July 21, 2014 3 Photos

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  • Metro: Former Miss Softball joins Purdue staff

    Terre Haute North graduate Megan Ciolli Bartlett, the state’s 2001 Miss Softball and a two-time All-American at Notre Dame, is joining the Purdue coaching staff.

    July 21, 2014

  • Metro: ISU graduate Johnson sixth in shot at Monaco

    Indiana State graduate Felisha Johnson competed in her first International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League track and field meeting Friday, placing sixth in a shot put competition that featured six of the top seven throwers in the world for 2014.

    July 18, 2014

  • ReedUK.jpg A.J. Reed makes it 5 for 5 in college baseball awards with Golden Spikes Award

    When it came down to it, college baseball’s electors agreed that there was no award Terre Haute’s A.J. Reed didn’t deserve for his remarkable 2014 season at Kentucky.
    Reed was selected Thursday as the 2014 Golden Spikes Award winner, given annually to the top amateur player in the nation by USA Baseball, making Reed a unanimous pick as the national player of the year.

    July 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • MVC to shift women's basketball tournament to Moline, Ill.

    The Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament will move 90 miles farther from Terre Haute beginning in 2016, the league announced Thursday.

    July 17, 2014

  • Metro: ISU-IU football game to be on ESPNEWS

    Indiana University announced Wednesday that the season opening game between Indiana State and IU will be played at noon on Sept. 30.

    July 16, 2014

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