News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Sports

April 18, 2014

College Report: Haley Chambers making noise in OVC softball circles

Two Wabash Valley natives are again making big news for the Southern Illlinois-Edwardsville softball team.

Former Riverton Parke and Cascade standout pitcher Haley Chambers was recognized for a string of dominant performances in the circle by being named Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

The Cougars improved their record in the month of April to 8-1 after a perfect five wins in five games last week, with Chambers — a sophomore — leading the charge in three shutout victories.

Chambers’ dominant week was highlighted by her third career no-hitter Saturday in a 10-0 victory over Southeast Missouri.

The sophomore also tossed shutouts in a 2-0 win against Bradley last Thursday and in a 3-0 triumph against Southeast on Sunday.

Through her three starts last week, Chambers was responsible for just 10 baserunners (six hits, four walks) over 19 innings of work. She posted a combined 29 strikeouts in her three starts as well, giving her 152 Ks on the season to rank second in the OVC.

Earlier this week, Chambers was leading the OVC in innings pitched (151.2) and was fifth in opposing batting average (.181). She also was tied for the league lead with eight OVC wins.

On April 5, Chambers tossed her second career no-hitter in a 1-0 win over Tennessee Tech. She handcuffed TTU for seven innings while recording 10 strikeouts. The no-hitter was the 30th in school history.

“I felt as confident today as I have all season and I pitched the way I know I can,” Chambers said. ”We’ve had some good days of practice recently and we performed well today.”

Not only did Chambers lead the Cougars from the circle, she also knocked in the game’s only run. The sophomore laid down a bunt single in the fourth inning to score Jordan LaFave.

SIUE coach Sandy Montgomery was impressed with what she saw from the reigning OVC Freshman of the Year.

“Haley threw great today,” Montgomery said. “She had great command and presence, and she got the job done. You can’t do much better than throwing a no-hitter.”

Montgomery, a native of Casey, Ill., won recently won the 900th game of her 26-year career as the Cougars defeated Saint Louis 4-1 at the Billiken Sports Complex.

Montgomery is the 39th head coach in the history of NCAA softball to reach the 900-win plateau and has earned all of them at SIUE. Her 900 victories are 15th most among active NCAA Division I coaches.

“This is all about the coaching staffs and players that I’ve had over the years,” Montgomery said. “The head coach gets the credit a lot of the time, but without everyone else contributing, it wouldn’t be possible. There’s been a lot of players who have put a lot of time and effort into this program during my time here.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
SPT 102613 UNDER TACKLE.jpg

Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza 55 on the stop: Indiana State's Connor Underwood tackles North Dakota State's Sam Ojuri during the Sycamores' loss to the Bison on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Local Interest
SPT 071914 DEFENDING CHAMP.jpg

Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterOuch: Defending Men's City Chamion Tom Jones reacts to a missed putt on the 6th hole at Rea Park Saturday morning. Jones is seeking his 9th Men's title.

High School
College
  • 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

  • Truebytower.jpg Memorable experience in Morocco for ISU soccer team could help team's growth

    Coming off the best season in its history, the Indiana State women’s soccer team figures to have the experience to do even better in the upcoming fall season.
    Or maybe that’s #TheExperience.

    July 23, 2014 11 Photos

  • 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

Sports Columns
SPT072114sprints crowd.jpg

Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Records: Near perfect weather contributed to record attendance at racetracks around the state, including the Action Track, seen here.

Pro Sports
SPT 072314 PHEGLEY LINE.jpg

It was the Knights' day: Charlotte's Josh Phegley, center, high fives teammates and coaching staff after the Knights defeated the Indianapolis Indians 8-4 on Wednesday in Indianapolis.

Terre Haute Rex
Colts
Auto Racing
AP Auto Racing News
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Fox Dons 'Bondage Strap' Skirt at Comic-Con Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Today in History for July 26th Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase
NDN Video
Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News