Hot shooting Patriots get past Northview girls
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights had designs on putting a halt to a 13-game losing streak to Vigo County neighbor Terre Haute North. A second quarter rally put the Knights ahead by a point heading into the second half. However, the Patriots got hot at just the right time, hitting 6-of-7 3-point shots in the third quarter on the way to a 61-50 victory over the visiting Knights...
Sluggish offense stalls Clay City freshmen in loss
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- Scoring points is obviously a difficult proposition when you don't maintain possession of the ball and Clay City's freshmen basketball team found that out Monday evening. The Eels turned the ball over 19 times on the way to a 37-17 loss to visiting Linton. The Miners got rolling quickly against Clay City, pouring in 14 points in the first period to take a nine-point lead against the Eels...
North Clay hoopsters roll past Eels
Times Staff Report North Clay's basketball teams had a productive evening on Monday as both the sixth and the eighth-grade squads came away with victories. The sixth-grade Knights powered past the Eels in a 40-13 victory during the 'A' contest as Lance Metz recorded 10 points to go with nine from Landon Reckerd. Dominic Eaglin contributed six with both Carson Gettle and Steven Thomas adding four points. Cade Bryan and Tyler Timberman scored two and Hunter Martin posted a point in the win...
Lady Birds knock off Clay City
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Visiting North Central made all the plays they needed over the final couple of minutes and hit just enough free throws to knock off Clay City on the Eels' home court Monday evening. The Lady Birds hit 12-of-18 free throws in the fourth quarter as sophomore Gabby Kreischer sank 3-of-4 and Taylor Netherlain hit a pair during the final minute as North Central won a 41-33 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference contest...
Fourth quarter surge rallies Clay City boys past Cardinals
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- Match-ups between Clay City and Bloomfield's boys' basketball teams rarely disappoint as the rivals tend to play to the wire. Friday night's Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference match-up did just that as Clay City was forced into a low-scoring affair, but rallied to claim a 38-32 victory over the Cardinals...
Balanced effort leads Northview girls
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls finally got to celebrate a win Friday night, claiming a 40-30 victory against West Vigo in a Western Indiana Conference battle on the Vikings' home court. Prior to the game, Northview coaches admitted that it seemed like the squad hadn't played many game, in fact, just one since Nov. ...
Northview boys withstand rally for victory
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Northview boys' basketball coach Clint Weddle finally saw some of the defensive effort that he's anxiously been waiting for from his squad and it resulted in a hard fought 46-39 win at West Vigo in the Western Indiana Conference opener for the Knights...
Weather postpones weekend high school sports
The threat of heavy snows throughout the weekend has forced Northview High School to postpone its wrestling invitational scheduled for Saturday.
The 8-team dual match tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 4.
North Clay boys split with Greencastle
Times Staff Report North Clay's eighth-grade boy's basketball teams split a pair of games against Greencastle Thursday night with the 'A' team falling just short in a 34-32 decision. However, the 'B' squad pounded the Tiger Cubs in a 51-13 victory. Andy Young led the 'A' team in the loss with 11 points with Dylan Nussel adding nine and Michael Heading scoring seven. Andrew Osborn scored three points for North Clay and Bryson Kohler added two...
Clay City girls knock off Miners
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels dominated the second half of its Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference game on Thursday night and buried the Linton Miners in a 71-28 girls' basketball victory. The Eels led just 19-16 after the first quarter, but clamped down defensively while keeping the pedal down on the offensive end to outscore the Miners 45-9 after the break. ...
Knights a mixture of youth and experience
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There will be plenty of new faces taking the mat for the Northview Knights this season as graduation hit the upper weights hard. However, this year's strength lies in the experience of some of the middle weights for the Knights as several younger wrestlers grow into the 120 to 138-pound spots...
Northview grapplers open home schedule with a victory
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview debuted on its home mat against visiting Owen Valley on Wednesday and came away with a 51-21 victory in preparation for hosting the Corporal Greg Stultz Memorial Tourney on Saturday. The Knights earned bonus team points in eight weight classes with five competitors securing wins by fall...
Indianapolis Cathedral receiver wins Mr. Football
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Terry McLaurin did everything Indianapolis Cathedral asked this season. He caught passes, lined up in the backfield, returned kicks and even played defense. On Wednesday, the senior headed to Ohio State was rewarded for his spectacular season with a runaway victory as the IndyStar Indiana Mr. Football. McLaurin received 19 votes, more than twice as many as runner-up Jake Purichia, from a panel of Indiana Football Coaches Association members...
Indiana State to host 2015 and 2017 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana State University has been awarded the chance to host their 11th and 12th NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Cross Country National Championships during the 2014 and 2016 seasons. The NCAA made the announcement today. The LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center along with Indiana State University, the City of Terre Haute and the Missouri Valley Conference will host the following championships over the next four years:...
North Clay sixth-grade boys sweep St. Pats
Times Staff report North Clay earned a pair of sixth-grade boys' basketball wins on Tuesday night as the 'A' team knocked off St. Pats 29-23 and the 'B' squad won a 48-8 decision. The Knights outscored St. Pats 11-2 in the second quarter of the 'A' game to get the cushion that they needed to gain the victory in the evening's opener...
Balanced effort paces Eels by Union
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels got off to a slow start against visiting Union (Dugger) in the Eels' Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference opener. However, Clay City got rolling in the middle two periods, outscoring the Bulldogs 39-13 on the way to a comfortable 59-32 victory...
Patriots surge past visiting Knights
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Northview headed to Terre Haute North Tuesday night in a snow delayed contest from last Friday evening. The lay-off meant that the Knights had not faced a foreign opponent in two weeks since an opening loss to Vincennes Lincoln on Nov. 26. The Patriots had played just a few days earlier and parlayed strong bench play into a 68-43 victory over the Knights...
Rowan named to Silver Anniversary Team
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Former Northview standout athlete Kenny Rowan was recently named as one of 18 players to be named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's 2014 Silver Anniversary Team based on his outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball players 25 years ago...
Knights fall to No. 13 Panthers
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- The Northview wrestling team opened the season a bit shorthanded on the road at 13th-ranked Bloomington South Wednesday evening. The Knights forfeited four different weight classes, which gave the Panthers 24 points on the way to a 54-15 victory for Bloomington South...
Holidays mean hoops for Wabash Valley basketball teams
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Holiday hoops have become one of the favorite past times for area sports fans and this year will feature plenty of action on the hardwood. The draws have been made for several different teams around the Wabash Valley with Terre Haute North hosting the 14th edition of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic Tourney. ...
Clay County school's cancel Thursday evening events
Clay County School District has canceled this evening's sporting events due to the inclement weather on Thursday. Makeup dates will be posted when available for the below events: Northview girls basketball vs. Rockville, 6 p.m. North Clay sixth-grade boys basketball at South Vermillion, 6 p.m...
Northview boys capture junior varsity game
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview split a pair of high school boys' basketball games against visiting West Vigo Wednesday evening as the Knights claimed the junior varsity contest by a 50-38 score while the Vikings won the freshman game 41-19...
Northview girls' rally falls just short in battle with Braves
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls might not have come away with the victory they were seeking against Terre Haute South on Tuesday night, but the Knights found out quite a lot about their basketball team. The Braves came away with a 53-50 win after Northview's Stacy Payton missed a potential tying 3-pointer from half court. ...
Clay City drops SWIAC contest
Times Staff Report SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels fell in a hard fought Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference girls' basketball game on Tuesday evening, 44-38. The Wolverines got nine of guard Allison Wininger's 16 points in the fourth quarter to help White River Valley rally to gain the victory...
Second half surge leads Northview freshmen past Patriots
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A 15-0 run by Northview's freshman boys' basketball team sealed the deal as the Knights cruised to a 38-24 victory over visiting Owen Valley on Monday night. The Knights had a narrow 18-12 lead at halftime, but came out firing in the third quarter as Camden Roembke and Braelyne Compton knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers to extend the advantage to 26-12. ...