Terre Haute North High School’s boys tennis team opened the Jasper Invitational on Friday evening by losing to No. 7-ranked Jasper 5-0.
The invitational will continue today.
Singles — Eli Seng (J) def. Tate Egan 6-4, 3-6, 6-3; Grant Weaver (J) def. Ethan Caldwell 6-0, 6-1; Logan Mathies (J) def. Harry Williams 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles — Noah Moss-Will Segar (J) def. Alex Farmer-Andrew Farmer 6-1, 6-3; Aaron Nordhoff-Ben Seng (J) def. Keaton Akers-Justin Newton 6-2, 7-5.
JV — Jasper won 4-1.
Next — North (2-1) will play Jeffersonville at 9 a.m. and Castle at noon to conclude the invitational today.
In other boys high school tennis:
North Central 3, Northview 2
Singles — Brennan Crooks (NC) def. Bryce Britton 2-6, 6-3, 6-0; Jacob Chmilewski (NC) def. Kyle Moore 5-7, 6-4, 6-1; Alec Coughanowr (Nv) def. Colton Prechtel 7-6 (7-1), 1-6, 6-0.
Doubles — Devin Clark-Skyler Holifield (Nv) def. Chaz Childs-Parker Drake 1-6,6-4, 7-6 (7-3); Nolan Kinnett-Chris Stamper (NC) def. Damon Bass-Gaddis Baysinger 6-1, 6-4.
JV — Northview won 1-0.
n Butler 3, Indiana State 0 — At Indianapolis, the Butler Bulldogs were dominant at home Friday night, topping the Indiana State women’s soccer team by a score of 3-0 from the Butler Bowl.
Butler controlled much of the possession in the first half, holding an 8-2 advantage in shots and 3-0 edge in corner kicks after 45 minutes.
Freshman Sydney Lovelace took both of Indiana State’s shots in the opening half, with neither being on frame.
Indiana State returns to Terre Haute and Memorial Stadium on Sunday when the Sycamores host IPFW at 1 p.m.
At Robinson, Ill.
Union 11 20
Robinson 25 25
Highlights — For Robinson, Kari Bopp had 8 assists, 6 digs, 9 points and 3 aces; Nicole Kelso 16 points and 8 aces; Madison Bayless 8 digs, 4 assists, 3 kills, 6 points and 4 aces; Ashton Richey 10 digs and 6 kills; Kinsey Fear 11 digs and 4 points; Kylee Hannahs 8 digs, 2 kills and 2 points.
JV — Robinson won 21-25, 25-16, 25-21.
Record — Robinson is 1-0.
n First ace — At Clinton, Bill Kelly had a hole in one at Matthews Park on Wednesday, using a 7-iron on the 135-yard fourth hole.
Witnessing the shot were John Mayer, Ron Alabaugh and Ron Milam.
n Two more — At Rea Park, two holes-in-one were recorded Wednesday.
Playing in the Terre Haute Savings Bank Senior Men’s League, Jim Senff used a 3-wood to ace the 176-yard 17th hole, a shot witnessed by Tom Stevenson, Jack Owens and Dan Scott.
Later that day, Jake Hale used a 7-iron to ace the third hole, with E.T. Horrall, Earl Shaker and Dennis Overberg watching.
It was the first hole-in-one for both Terre Haute golfers.
n Prep results — In boys high school results:
At Marshall (Ill.) Course
Team scores — Marshall 164, Red Hill 190, Chrisman 210.
Marshall (164) — Wade Kibler 34, John Sisson 41, Kyle Sandefer 44, Keifer Treece and Chazz Lindsey 45.
Next — Marshall (3-0) plays Oblong and Hutsonville on Monday at Oak Glenn.
n Stockon third — At Kokomo, Bryan Clauson was the feature winner in U.S. Auto Club sprint-car racing Thursday at Kokomo Speedway.
Clauson led the final 14 turns to win the 30-lap main event. Dave Darland led the first 16 laps and took second.
Chase Stockon of Sullivan finished third and moved to sixth in the USAC sprint car totals in the first of three nights of action at Kokomo.
Fast qualifier — Daron Clayton.
Heat winners — Kevin Thomas, Jon Stanbrough, Jonathan Hendrick, Chris Windom, Nick Drake (C-main and nonqualifiers race), Damion Gardner (semi).
Feature — Bryan Clauson, Dave Darland, Chase Stockon, Gardner, Tracy Hines, Hunter Schuerenberg, Casey Shuman, Shane Cottle, Coleman Gulick, Levi Jones, Scotty Weir, Stanbrough, Brett Beauchamp, Hendrick, Windom.
n Witt wins — At Sullivan, recent Grand Valley State cross country star Anthony Witt won the “Miles for Miles” 5K by more than two minutes last Saturday.
Kim Rhodes, 12th overall, was the top female.
Top 25 — Anthony Witt 15:45.4, Allen Broeker 18:00.7, Mark Achenbach 19:32.4, Joe Brewer 19:43.1, Carlos Guzman 20:27.0, Scott Rhodes 20:29.7, Larry Mitchell 20:57.2, Doug Leigh 21:05.0, Kyle Andrews 21:29.3, Ben Walker 22:16.1, Ed Walker 22:16.1, Kim Rhodes 22:38.5, Paul Truelove 22:53.8, Zach Rozelle 23:46.3, Samuel Strange 24:06.7, Jamie Mason 24:07.3, Ira Drummy 24:48.3, Ryan Hitztaler 24:49.1, Mike Fowler 25:28.0, Michael Walker 25:31.3, Ted Jackson 25:34.5, Tony Rash 25:46.8, Annie McCammon 25:51.4, John Preston 26:14.5, Sydney Pike 27:33.6.
n Clapp wins — Paul Clapp was the overall winner and 15-year-old Amanda Jacobson the female winner Saturday at the Race for the Fallen.
Top 25 — Paul Clapp 18:15.92, Denny Utter 19:08.54, Benjamin Pettus 19:21.77, Karl Johnson 19:47.24, Rick Davidson 20:36.99, R.J. Wood 21:33.39, Spencer Maschino 21:44.30, Amanda Jacobson 21:53.80, Joe Aimone 22:00.44, Dan Phillips 23:40.27, Ricky Crosby 23:42.83, Steve Moore 23:47.28, Rich Wathen 23:53.70, Larry Fish 23:58.33, Matt Brown 24:07.59, Betsy Wilkinson 24:33.42, Michael Hunt 24:45.40, Kevin Morris 25:35.02, Chris Lozier 25:59.86, Christopher Steward 26:08.23, Thomas Shaw 26:19.76, Jacob Culp 26:28.89, Craig Maschino 26:31.63, Angie Lindley 26:43.22, Betsy Snoddy 27:04.13.
Terre Haute North High School’s boys tennis team opened the Jasper Invitational on Friday evening by losing to No. 7-ranked Jasper 5-0.
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Olds pitches South to share of MIC baseball title
Friday night, winning the second game 5-0 and earning a share of the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference high school baseball title.
Damon Olds was dominant on the mound for the Braves, striking out 14 and walking just one while pitching a three-hit shutout.
South wins first half of doubleheader against Lawrence North
Host Terre Haute South kept its Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference high school baseball title hopes alive — and clinched no worse than second place in the process — by downing Lawrence North 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday night.
The second game, which started after Senior Night festivities between games, ended past the Tribune-Star deadline.
PREP ROUNDUP: Calleja pitches West Vigo past South Vermillion
Brandon Calleja had 13 strikeouts to lead West Vigo to a 5-1 victory against South Vermillion in high school baseball Friday.
Brandon Behringer went 2 for 4 with two RBI for the Vikings, who secured second place in the Western Indiana Conference.
Kaden Lawson had double for South Vermillion (15-7), which finished 4-2 in the WIC.
Seibert returns from injury to win three events as Braves win sectional crown
His baseball equivalent might be Rick Sutcliffe of the 1984 Chicago Cubs.
When Tyler Seibert returned to the Terre Haute South track and field lineup Thursday for sectional action at Terre Haute North, it was like the midseason trade the Cubs made for Sutcliffe that earned them a playoff spot.
South switches up lineup to defeat North in tennis sectional
Terre Haute South coach Bill Blankenbaker said two weeks ago that he would change the Braves’ lineup after the 3-2 dual-meet loss to Terre Haute North.
The Patriots knew it was coming, but they couldn’t do anything to stop it.
PREP ROUNDUP: North slips past Northview in eight-inning baseball game
Colton Pittman drew a bases-loaded walk to score Zach Milam with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as host Terre Haute North edged Northview 8-7 in high school baseball Thursday at Jennings Field.
PREP ROUNDUP: North and South to face off for tennis sectional title
The winner of the Terre Haute sectional for girls high school tennis will come down to Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South.
Terre Haute North gets 10 event victories to claim 12th straight sectional crown
Terre Haute North won 10 events Tuesday night while winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association girls track and field section at South Putnam High School for the 12th straight year.
North, South to meet in first round of baseball sectional
The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced pairings for the baseball state tournament Tuesday and the draw offered up a Vigo County battle in the opening game.
PREP ROUNDUP: West Vigo softball clinches share of WIC title
West Vigo clinched at least a share of the Western Indiana Conference softball title with a 6-4 victory over Edgewood on Tuesday.
Jacy McClain and Bailee Waters had RBI singles in the fourth inning to break the game open for the Vikings.
Track sectional titles on the line
Expect one heck of a high school dual track meet Thursday night when Wabash Valley boys visit Terre Haute North for sectional action.
Prep report: Patriots, Braves favored to advance from tennis sectional 1st round
Persons attending this week’s girls tennis sectional championship match at Terre Haute North might want to pack a lunch.
Local ADs happy to see spring come to a close
Brian Mancuso is the most experienced of the high school athletic directors in Vigo County — and that’s a very relative term — but even he wasn’t quite ready for the headaches that have accompanied spring sports the last few weeks thanks to rain, rain and more rain.
South baseball remains in first-place tie with Center Grove
Heading into Saturday’s Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference baseball doubleheader against Center Grove, coach Kyle Kraemer of Terre Haute South wasn’t completely optimistic.
Kehrt Award goes to Emily Bell, Lee Davis
Emily Bell of Terre Haute South and Lee Davis of Terre Haute North are the 2013 recipients of the Willard M. Kehrt Mental Attitude Award.
Bell and Davis were nominated by their schools and chosen in a vote by the Kehrt Award panel. Both will be recognized at awards assemblies later in the month at the schools.
Bell played varsity basketball four years at South and is competing in track this season, running the 800 and two relays. “I wanted something to do my senior year,” Bell said.
She plans to attend DePauw University and play basketball. DePauw is the reigning NCAA Division III champ in women's basketball.
Bell tore an AÇL playing in a basketball tournament the summer after her sophomore season. She missed most of her junior season but came back to play her senior year and was second leading scorer and leading rebounder her final season.
Bell also was leading rebounder her sophomore year.
South softball's power display earns Braves share of MIC
The fun that the Terre Haute South high school softball team had Saturday — including those five home runs — was all the result of the hard work the Braves had put in before the game, coach Dwayne Stout said after the game.
Pirtle takes medalist, leads Sullivan to WIC title
Sullivan took team and individual honors in the Western Indiana Conference boys high school golf championships played Saturday at Idle Creek.
Prep roundup: Patriots drop doubleheader to Carmel baseball
Host Terre Haute North saw its Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference baseball championship hopes suffer what was probably a fatal blow on Saturday as the Patriots lost a doubleheader to Carmel by scores of 8-7 and 11-8.
Timely hits: After slow start, Terre Haute North rallies to beat Mooresville
No-hit through three innings, Terre Haute North’s bats came alive — especially Sam Wolf’s — just in time to rally for a 4-2 home victory over Mooresville in high school baseball Friday evening at Jennings Field.
Linton’s Weber to coach at BNL
Bedford North Lawrence High School has announced that Steve Weber will be the Stars’ head coach for the 2013 season.
Freshman group adds to Big Four teams' baseball tradition
The Terre Haute North-Terre Haute South high school baseball series wasn’t an inning old last week before T.J. Collett of the Patriots lashed a run-scoring single.
That hit helped the Patriots take a 2-0 lead, but in the top of the second inning a three-run double by Justin Jenkins sparked the visiting Braves to a four-run inning.
North tied the score in the bottom of the second inning, Collett driving in another run. And just before rain caused the game to be suspended, South called Logan Ames in from its bullpen for some solid pitching.
Not bad for a trio of freshmen. And the weekend hadn’t even started yet.
Pairings drawn for high school softball sectionals
The IHSAA announced Thursday its pairings for the 2013 sectional softball tournament slated for May 20-25.
Regionals will take place May 28.
North boys make it three consecutive Vigo County golf titles
Terre Haute North made it three in a row in Vigo County boys high school golf championship action Wednesday at Hulman Links.
The Patriots shot 161 to edge Terre Haute South with 165. West Vigo carded 222.
PREP ROUNDUP: Wolf homers as North baseball wins 16th game
Terre Haute North erupted for seven runs in the third inning on its way to routing visiting White River Valley 14-1 in 41⁄2 innings of high school baseball Wednesday afternoon at Don Jennings Field.
Northview's Carter strikes out 19 in 10-inning win against South Vermillion
Northview’s Taylor Carter and South Vermillion’s Daphne Dunegan locked into a 10-inning all-star softball pitching duel Tuesday night at Northview High School.
Unfortunately, one of them had to lose.
PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: South Vermillion 4-0 in WIC after 4-3 win at Northview
Jordan Branz won his ninth game of the season, scattering six hits over eight innings to lead South Vermillion to a 4-3 victory at Northview in a Western Indiana Conference battle.
Thompson going into Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame
Former Terre Haute North High School standout Anthony Thompson is the newest member of the Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame.
PREP ROUNDUP: South tennis wins against Oldenburg Academy
Playing on Ben Davis’ courts, Terre Haute South pulled out a 4-1 victory over Oldenburg Academy in girls high school tennis Tuesday.
Multiple records fall in Big Four track meet
Terre Haute North dominated the girls competition, as expected, and Terre Haute South’s boys edged the host Patriots in what turned out to be a rain-soaked Big Four Classic high school track and field meet Saturday at North.
Despite the less-than-ideal weather, North’s girls set four meet records in compiling 132.5 points, outdistancing the runner-up Braves, who had 63.5.
Four teams still in running for Big Four baseball crown
The 2013 Big Four baseball tournament was going to last longer than Saturday anyway, thanks to a schedule change this season.
Thanks to steady rain at Terre Haute North, it will last even longer than planned.
Terre Haute South beat West Vigo 2-0 in Saturday morning’s first game, and the second contest between Northview and the host Patriots was halted in the top of the third inning as the field became unplayable.
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