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June 27, 2014

Metro: ISU’s Wise starts out well in USATF championships

Sacramento, Calif. — Indiana State sprinter Katie Wise advanced to the semifinals of the women’s 100 meters as she ran 11.42 seconds in the opening heat of the event Thursday evening at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships.

Wise finished fourth in her heat with the top three in each of the four heats automatically advancing. The Sycamore ended up with the fastest time of the non-automatic qualifiers and advanced on time.

The semifinals were scheduled to be run Friday evening, with the top eight advancing to the finals Friday night.

Former Sycamore Erica Moore competed in the women’s 800 meters Thursday and ran 2:01.95 in the fourth heat, which would have advanced her to Friday’s semifinals. However, Moore was disqualified after the race.

Baseball

• Terre Haute 16, Hannibal 4
— At Hannibal, Mo., the visiting Rex scored six runs in the top of the second inning Thursday night and coasted home to salvage the final game of a three-game series.

Tyler Lawrence had three hits and four RBI to pace a 12-hit attack.

Terre Haute    162    013    300    —    16    12    1

Hannibal    001    011    001    —    4    9    2

McPheron, Nestor (6), Chavarria (9) and Lawrence; Carney, Johnson (3), Franzen (6), Davis (7), Bentson (9) and Bethune. W — McPheron. L — Carney.

Highlights — For the Rex, Tyler Lawrence was 3 for 5 with 4 RBI; Matt Chavarria 2 for 4 with 2 runs; Manuel DeJesus 2 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBI; Ryan Sabo and Andrew Cope both 1 for 3 with 3 runs; Cayce Bredlau 1 for 4 with 3 runs and 2 RBI; Zach Welz 1 for 5 with 2 runs and 3 RBI; and Jeff Zahn 1 for 5 with 2 RBI.

Next — The Rex have a 7:05 p.m. home game today against Danville.

Tennis

• North girls named Academic All-State — The Terre Haute North High School girls team has been selected to the IHSAA Academic Team All-State.

To be eligible, the team grade-point average must be 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The North girls team GPA was 3.9. Members of the varsity team were Laura Mascari, Hannah Rudolph, Meredith Egan, Molly Farmer, Kyla Jarvis, Caroline Potter and Sam Dougherty.

Cross country

• Humphrey signs letter with SMWC — Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College coach Danelle Readinger recently announced the addition of Lacey Humphrey after she signed a national letter-of-intent to join the Pomeroys for the 2014 season.

A recent graduate of Terre Haute North High School, Humphrey was on the Honor Roll all four years. Although she did not run cross country since her middle school years, she lettered in the marching band and music program at Terre Haute North.

“Lacey is a very dedicated person with great inner strength,” Readinger said. “Her dedication and strength will be a great asset to the team and we are so excited to have her joining us in the fall.”

Humphrey plans to major in humanities at SMWC.

 

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    The West Virginia Miners tallied the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the 11th inning Wednesday night at Bob Warn Field, then held Terre Haute scoreless in the bottom half of the frame to post a 4-3 baseball victory and shove the Rex into a virtual tie for first place with the Quincy Gems in the Prospect League West Division second-half standings.
    Terre Haute is now 18-8 in the second half, while Quincy is 19-9.

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  • SPT-HB0731-ColtsCamp-Werner-319.jpg Colts need Woerner to step up in Mathis' absence

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    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP202765859190.jpg Colts' Thomas leaves practice with lower-leg injury

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    Pagano’s plans, though, haven’t been bearing fruit.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT-HB0731-ColtsCamp-Fleener-206.jpg Colts, Fleener focused on situational football

    One year ago, the focus in Indianapolis Colts training camp was on turnovers. The team had committed far too many in 2012 and was determined not to repeat its mistakes.
    The theme at Anderson University carried over to the field and the Colts’ 14 turnovers were the fewest in the NFL last year.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Metro roundup: 'Fore the Kids' golf scramble Friday at Rea Park

    The Vigo County Education Foundation (VCEF) will host its 22nd annual “Fore the Kids” golf scramble Friday at Rea Park.
    The scamble will begin at 1 p.m., with lunch being served at noon. This year’s tournament chairperson is Dave Piker, a current board member for the VCEF.
    There will be 36 teams comprised of business people and community members as well as teachers, principals and administrators from the Vigo County School Corp.

    July 30, 2014

  • Tom Lindley column mug.jpg TOM LINDLEY: Sideshows involving Rice and Dungy stain NFL’s image

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    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 072914 ROSSELLI STEAL.jpg Sabo's 11th-inning double keeps Rex in first place

    Ryan Sabo, a Southern Illinois infielder, was one of several Terre Haute Rex players to come up short in RBI situations through nine innings, but he redeemed himself in the bottom of the 11th inning with a two-out double to center field to lift the Rex to a 2-1 victory over West Virginia.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • ISU football picked last in MVFC

    Indiana State’s football team found itself in familiar, if depressing, territory when the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason poll was released on Tuesday.

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  • Post 346 wins Legion state tournament opener

    Post 346 wins American Legion baseball state tournament opener

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  • SPT071614sprints clauson.jpg JOE BUCKLES: Clauson living up to lofty expectations

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Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterLeader: Tom Jones is leading going into Sunday's final round of the Men's City Championship at Hulman Links on Sunday.

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  • ISU football picked last in MVFC

    Indiana State’s football team found itself in familiar, if depressing, territory when the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason poll was released on Tuesday.

    July 29, 2014

  • Degano2.jpg Bullpen mates: Three relievers coming on strong down stretch for Rex

    The Terre Haute Rex pitching staff ranks fifth among the 12 teams in the Prospect League in earned-run average this season and first in the league with only four home runs allowed all summer. But the Rex pitchers might be the best in the league the past two weeks as the team has had two shutouts and two games with one run allowed in the past week.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Prettyman wants ISU to be prepared for potential NCAA changes

    Against a rising tide of media, public and institutional sentiment that would suggest otherwise, Indiana State Director of Athletics Ron Prettyman believes that the current model of college athletics still works.

    July 26, 2014

  • ISU basketball trio earn national academic honors

    A trio of Indiana State basketball student-athletes have been named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court as announced by the national organization. Honored from Indiana State were Lucas Eitel, Justin Gant and Jake Kitchell.

    July 23, 2014

  • Metro roundup: Post 346 rallies past Rockville

    Wayne Newton Post 346 scored a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to get past Rockville 6-3 in an American Legion baseball regional at Terre Haute North on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014

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Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, right, laughs with running back Chris Rainey during an NFL football training camp in Anderson, Ind., Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Don Knight | The Herald BulletinFrom left, Bjoern Werner and Anthony Castonzo face off during Colts Camp on Wednesday. For a gallery of photos to view or purchase, visit photos.heraldbulletin.com.

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Waiting: Bryan Clauson sits in his sprint car, waiting his turn to qualify at the Terre Haute Action Track for the Don Smith Classic.

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