- College Report
- College Report: Hard work, talent help North Central’s Shiflett shine with Boilermakers When I taught at North Central the last four years, I would sometimes shake my head and laugh while pulling my car into the parking lot every morning as a guy in sweats and a stocking cap was always running around the school.
- College report: Bishop's USC team defeats Seaton's Pepperdine squad Katelyn Bishop and the No. 4 USC Women of Troy won the Terre Haute South head-to-head matchup with former teammate Kristen Seaton on Wednesday night, sweeping the Pepperdine Waves 30-22, 30-23, 30-28 in nonconference college volleyball action.
- College Report: Former Rose football coach has large Valley contingent The 2007 college football season is almost upon us, with most Football Bowl Subdivision teams getting started with their schedules next weekend and some smaller schools beginning on Sept. 8.
- Former Terre Haute South volleyball players’ paths cross out west On Sept. 5 when the Pepperdine volleyball team takes a short road trip south to play at Southern California, the match will be a passing of the torch for former Terre Haute South players now on the West Coast.
- Valley athletes have busy summer Next month, many students returning to schools all over the country will write introductory papers on the subject of “What I Did on my Summer Vacation.”
- College Report: Wabash Valley athletes big contributors for DACC Danville Area Community College’s young softball team posted a 14-25 record this spring, bolstered by strong contributions from three Wabash Valley area graduates, and welcomes more area players to strengthen next year’s team.
- College Report: Ex-North star Nevill headed to Dayton After being head baseball coach at Lincoln Trail Community College in Robinson, Ill., from 1990-94, Tony Vittorio developed a lot of respect for the baseball talent available in the central Illinois area.
- College Report: Vincennes University excited about connecting pipeline to Terre Haute baseball talent Since graduating from Vincennes University in 1998, Jon Adams held assistant baseball coaching positions at Oakland City University, Wabash Valley College and most recently at Purdue University in the spring of 2006.
- Valley athletes head off to colleges across country Several Wabash Valley athletes have now made commitments, have signed letters of intent or are finalizing their choices for new places to play college sports in the 2007-2008 school year.
College Report: Ultimate underdog story — North graduate Mardis signs with Alabama State
Go ahead. Pick your favorite sports underdogs, real or cinematic.
The 1969 Mets. Rocky Balboa. The Hickory Huskers.
- Valley athletes start strong in spring sports Several former area baseball players are having impressive springs at the collegiate level.
UPDATE: Former Terre Haute resident Gren Oden entering NBA Draft
Greg Oden is through with school.
The 7-foot freshman said Friday he will leave Ohio State after leading the Buckeyes to the national championship game and enter the NBA draft, where he figures to be one of the top two picks along with Texas freshman forward Kevin Durant.
College Report: Grow’s five doubles in one collegiate game unsurpassed
College baseball has been played in this country for 60 years, with the first NCAA Division I championship taking place in 1947.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) began competing in baseball in 1961 at smaller, usually private colleges.
- College Report: North alumna takes 38th at NCAA Swimming championships Villanova senior Jenny Somerville of Terre Haute North tied for 38th place in the 500 freestyle on Thursday in the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Minneapolis.
- 19 school records set during Rose women’s season The Rose-Hulman women’s basketball season officially concluded late Sunday night, when the Engineers learned they will not be receiving a bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. It also concluded with 19 school records.
College Report: Wabash College takes advantage of Patriots’ track talents
Wabash College has gotten outstanding performances from Terre Haute North’s Mike Russell over the past two track and field seasons.
Now, another ex-Patriot has arrived and is making the adjustment to college track and field seamlessly.
- College Report: Jay Smith ripping nets at Texas JUCO, drawing DI interest Terre Haute South grad Jay Smith has been lighting it up for Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Tex., a school whose home court was once dominated by future NBA star Shawn Kemp.
- WRV graduate A.J. Graves has the confidence to keep on shooting White River Valley’s A.J. Graves continues to pace the 14th-ranked Butler Bulldogs to a dream season, and Thursday night’s 70-66 win over Loyola (Chicago) was just another example of his success.
- College Report: North’s Russell garners All-Region honor The honors keep pouring in for Terre Haute North grad Mike Russell, whose junior football season at Wabash College was one of the best in recent memory for former Wabash Valley high school graduates.
- College Report: Former Viking leads team to conference title West Vigo graduate Shawn Sullivan helped pace the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College football team to the Midwest Football Conference championship this year, as the Raiders defeated Northern Iowa Area Community College in the Graphic Edge Bowl, 24-6.
- College report: Pumas’ defensive ace Ethan Tyler finishes outstanding career; Russell continues move up Wabash receiving record books St. Joseph’s had to come back from a 20-3 deficit midway through the second quarter to pull off the victory, and a tough defense led by GLFC Defensive Player of the Year Ethan Tyler limited Tiffin to just a field goal in the second half.
- Bassett debuts at IU today; Butler has two Valley products
College report: Bishop sharing starting role at USC
Everything is bigger in Hollywood than Terre Haute.
Bright lights. Red carpet parties. Celebrity sightings. College volleyball.
Rough season for Valley products playing football
It has not been a banner year offensively for the 70 Wabash Valley graduates playing college football this season, with only four of those players scoring touchdowns so far.
The list of local players includes many who toil on the defensive side of the ball, and also several younger offensive players who are awaiting their chances to show what they can do.
- McKinley enjoys two-homer day at USI Sullivan’s Ally McKinley has started 42 games in center field this year for University of Southern Indiana, and had her best day on April 4, hitting a grand slam and a solo home run as the Screaming Eagles’ softball team swept a doubleheader from Brescia University.
- Valley well-represented in college swimming
Jack Effner creates wrestling legacy
The Cleveland State wrestling program is a family affair.
There is father coaching son. There is son competing for dad. There is father coaching with son. There is brother coaching brother and brother competing for brother.
- Robinson’s Akande honored by league