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Rockville boys continue quest for perfection
Three Wabash Valley boys high school basketball teams traveling different paths through the season will try to continue their state-tournament runs today in regional action.
Clay City senior star hopes to be able to play at regional
Blake Cesinger felt like a proud parent Saturday night — but it’s not a feeling he wants to repeat this weekend.
Clay City downs White River Valley to win sectional
Clay City won one for Blake in high school boys basketball Saturday night.
No. 10 Linton gets revenge against No. 5 Sullivan
In a game full of streaks, regardless of the sport, it’s always best to have the last one.
Linton's No. 10-ranked Miners closed out the Class 2A Sectional 47 championship game on a 12-3 run at North Knox High School on Saturday night to record a 47-41 win over No. 5-ranked Sullivan — giving the Miners their first sectional championship in 31 years.
North girls win MIC indoor track title
Terre Haute North’s girls got first-place finishes from Keirra Porter, Rachel Gutish and its 3,200 relay team of Jessi Conley, Annie Mullican, Sydney Dickerson and Lindsay Welker to win the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference indoor track and field meet Friday night at DePauw.
Rockville improves to 25-0 after dominating Class A North Vermillion Sectional
Rockville started fast, clamped down on the defensive end and then spread the court to start the sectional championship celebrattion early on Saturday night at NorthVermillionHigh School.
Rockville’s boys high school basketball team won its third straight Class A Sectional 53 championship with a 51-31 victory over the Covington Trojans.
Falling short: North, South have seasons end with losses in overtime
Both Terre Haute South and Terre Haute North got extra boys high school basketball Friday night at the Class 4A Mooresville Sectional, but neither was rewarded for it.
Edgewood rally ends West Vigo’s season
West Vigo’s boys basketball team didn’t lose Friday night. The Vikings got beat by Edgewood 57-50 in IHSAA Class 3A Sectional 28.
Rockville rolls again, reaches sectional final
Rockville dominated a Class A Sectional 53 boys high school basketball opponent for the second time this week at North Vermillion on Friday night, routing Turkey Run 85-50 and accomplishing Dave Mahurin’s primary goal.
Late basket puts Clay City in final vs. WRV
It’ll be White River Valley vs. Clay City in the championship game of the Class A WRV Sectional for boys high school basketball tonight following a dramatic finish Friday night.
Rose-Hulman baseball falls in Florida
Augustana College relied on a balanced offensive attack to top Rose-Hulman 12-2 as part of the Engineer baseball trip to Florida on Thursday.
Indiana girls state basketball finals return to Hulman Center
For the second time in as many years, Hulman Center will be the site for the Indiana High School Athletic Association state finals for girls basketball Saturday, starting with the Class A game at 10:30 a.m.
Linton rolls over North Knox in Class 2A sectional
Dess Fougerousse erupted for 25 points, Austin Karazsia contributed 19 and Jackson Bohnert added 13 to lead Linton over South Knox 67-44 in the Class 2A North Knox Sectional for boys high school basketball Wednesday.
Patriots move on, Knights fall on opening night of 4A Mooresville Sectional
One gallant comeback — caused, unfortunately, by a lot of self-inflicted problems.
One calm, efficient, taking-care-of-business victory.
Those were the scenarios for Northview and Terre Haute North on Tuesday in the first round of the Class 4A Mooresville Sectional for boys high school basketball, the Knights losing 56-44 to the home team and the Patriots dispatching Plainfield 63-40.
ISU looking forward to second chance against Drake
The second time around has been kind for the Indiana State men’s basketball team this season.
ISU has faced two Missouri Valley Conference teams — Southern Illinois and Creighton — where it lost the first game of the season series. In each case, it won the rematch. In each case, the rematch was at Hulman Center.
Drake is the third MVC team to step into that role at 7 p.m. today and it’s another chance for the Sycamores to reverse the outcome of an earlier loss.
No. 5 Sullivan keeps good times rolling in sectional opener
When it comes to boys high school basketball in Indiana, reaching a level of sustained excellence shouldn’t be described by that familiar phrase — the gold standard.
For the last four seasons, you could just as easily call it the Golden Arrows standard.
AMEY TAKES AIM: Annual Amey Awards signal end of girls basketball season
The second annual Canterbury-Mater Dei Invitational in Hulman Center is still a few days away, but unfortunately none of our Wabash Valley teams are available to make the high school girls state basketball championships a little more exciting.
A fun season: With basically same cast, Linton earns first outright league title
After going 12-10 in the 2011-12 boys high school basketball season, the Linton Miners posted an 18-3 record this season and won he SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference championship outright for the first time.
Vigo teams face tough tasks in boys sectionals
Two extremely balanced high school basketball sectional fields await Vigo County teams as boys postseason play begins today in Indiana.
PREPS: Robinson beats Newton to win Class 2A Regional
Robinson defeated Newton to win the Newton Class 2A Regional in boys high school basketball Friday.
Terre Haute South's Mitchell places 12th in 100-yard backstroke
Dalton Mitchell couldn’t quite match his school-record performance a night earlier, but his 12th-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke was the highlight for Terre Haute South in the boys high school swimming finals Saturday at the Indiana University Natatorium.
Rockville holds off determined Terre Haute South Braves to cap 22-0 regular-season record
The last step for Rockville’s undefeated boys high school basketball season was anything but an easy one Friday night in the Rock-a-Dome.
Lawrence North's defense stifles Terre Haute North
Terre Haute North’s first half held so much promise against a Lawrence North team that had size to spare, but couldn’t solve the Patriots’ tight 2-3 zone.
Unfortunately for Terre Haute North, once the Wildcats found the weakness in the Patriots’ armor – in Friday’s case, it was the Patriots’ turnovers – Lawrence North had the horses to run away.
Prep roundup: South's 200 medley relay, Mitchell move on to Saturday's swimming finals
Terre Haute South’s 200-yard medley relay qualified 15th and South sophomore Dalton Mitchell qualified 10th in the 100 backstroke, setting a school record in the process, to advance out of Friday’s preliminary round and into today’s consolation round in the IHSAA boys swimming state finals in the Indiana University Natatorium.
South’s 200 medley relay team had a time of 1 minute, 37.53 seconds. Mitchell’s 100 back time was 53.82 seconds.
South coach Jeff Thompson said freshman standout Chandler Bray, who was scheduled to race in the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke, was forced to scratch because of an illness.
South diver, swimmers head into state looking for best efforts
They’ve evolved from the happy-to-be-here stage, even though they are happy to be here.
But diver Alex Davis and five swimmers from Terre Haute South were planning all season to represent the Braves at the boys state high school swimming championships that start this evening. They’ll enjoy themselves without celebrating — at least until the meet is over — and aren’t likely to be overwhelmed by the moment.
Prep sports: Casey eliminated by Newton in Class 2A regional
The third time was a charm for the Newton boys basketball team against Casey on Wednesday in the Class 2A Newton Regional. The Eagles defeated the Warriors 84-63, avenging two defeats in the regular season.
Prep basketball: Robinson routs Marshall in Newton Regional
Robinson got off to a winning start in the Illinois High School Association boys basketball tournament Tuesday, defeating Marshall 68-37.
The Maroons are 26-4 and will play Casey or Newton in the Newton Class 2A Regional championship game Friday night.
West Vigo can’t control Linton’s big men in 50-35 setback
Linton’s big men took control of the boys high school basketball game Tuesday night inside the Miners’ gym, leading the 17-3 squad to a 50-35 victory against West Vigo.
After falling behind 13-2 to start the game, the visiting Vikings slowly mounted a rally, pulling within two at halftime.
West Vigo senior Kyle Stewart hit a 3-pointer to put the Vikings ahead 25-24 early in the third quarter, but the Miners were able to regain control.
Six-foot-5 Dess Fougerousse had 17 of his 21 points in the second half for Linton, while 6-7 Austin Karaszia finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks.
South freshman Chandler Bray leads Braves to second at swimming sectional
Terre Haute South freshman Chandler Bray won the 200-yard individual medley and the Braves placed second as a team behind favored Avon in Saturday’s finals of the IHSAA Plainfield Sectional for boys swimming.
Avon accumulated 511 points, with South next at 423, Plainfield third at 244 and Terre Haute North fourth at 230. Greencastle was fifth with 193, while South Putnam and West Vigo finished 10th and 11th respectively.
West Vigo battles past North Central to improve to 10-10
For three-plus quarters West Vigo and host North Central went back and forth. The Thunderbirds would take a three-point lead, then the Vikings would spurt back to a four-point edge.
But over the final 6 minutes and 30 seconds, West Vigo took control on the defensive end of the floor and pulled away to a 60-43 victory. The Vikings are back to .500 at 10-10 on the year.
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