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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Knights' power surge topples Patriots (04/30/16)
Times Staff Report Despite the recent storms in Clay County there was no power outage at Northview High School during Friday's conference softball match-up between the Knights and Owen Valley. The teams combined for four home runs and seven total extra base hits as Northview recorded an 11-6 victory over the Patriots...
Thomas and Tucker combine to no-hit Wildcats (04/30/16)
Times Staff Report Northview improved to 2-1 in the Western Indiana Conference baseball race as Nathan Thomas and Braydon Tucker combined for a no-hitter against visiting South Vermillion in an 8-0 shutout Friday night. Thomas struck out 10 over six innings of work while walking one and Tucker finished out the game with an inning of work, striking out three...
Northview splits in dual meet with Golden Arrows (04/29/16)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- Northview got a good look at one of their conference rivals in a dual track meet Thursday evening. The Knights gained a 77-55 win over Sullivan in the boys' meet while the girls lost an 80-52 decision. The boys fared well in both the track and the field events as Ethan Linton, Keaton Butts and Lance Rector swept the podium spots in the long jump. ...
Patriots edge Knights in soggy golf dual (04/29/16)
Times Staff Report Terre Haute North came away with a 10-stroke win over the home standing Northview Knights in golf action at Forest Park Golf Course Thursday evening. Following heavy rains the last couple of days, there was plenty of standing water to navigate on portions of the back nine, but it didn't slow down the Patriots' Nathan Higbie, who was medalist with a 32. The Knights got a 34 from Sam Grimes, but came up short 143 to 153 in the dual match...
Big inning sinks Knights' upset big against visiting Mooresville (04/29/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview played toe-to-toe with the 11th-ranked team in Class 4A for five innings, but the visiting Mooresville Pioneers had too much Morgan Wilson. The senior delivered a two-run home run to cap a five-run sixth inning for the Pioneers and made an outstanding catch in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 6-2 Mooresville win...
Stearley to continue volleyball career with Tigers (04/29/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's Morgan Stearley wrapped up a distinguished high school volleyball career with the Knights last fall, but her playing days will continue close to home after graduation in May. Stearley will continue her volleyball career in Greencastle with the DePauw University Tigers in the fall...
Clay City's Wolfe, Walker pace Eels in win over Cardinals (04/28/16)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels got a 14-strikeout effort from Hunter Wolfe and three RBIs from Brenan Walker to record a 3-2 win over visiting Bloomfield. Wolfe allowed just one earned run on three hits and a walk over seven innings...
Clay City softball knocks off No. 1 North Central (04/27/16)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- Raven Allender hurled a one-hit shutout as Clay City knocked off top-ranked North Central (Farmersburg) on Monday evening in softball competition. Allender struck out nine T-Birds and walked just one to win the pitchers' duel against North Central senior Katelyn Kennedy. The loss was just the third in the last 42 games for over the last two years for Kennedy, who struck out 12 and allowed just two hits by the Eels...
Game suspended due to lightning (04/26/16)
Clay City's softball game with Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Linton-Stockton was suspended in the top of the third inning due to lightning and the threat of severe weather. The Lady Eels were leading the contest 2-0. Clay City scored both runs in the home half of the first inning...
Northview boys tie Braves in track and field meet Siples leads girls' team (04/26/16)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview track and field teams got a good feel for where they stack up against one of the sectional favorites this season with a trip to Terre Haute South Monday evening. The Knights came away with a tie in the boys' meet with each team scoring 66 points while the Braves claimed the girls' side of the ledger 106 to 26...
Benefit softball game raises more than $21k (04/26/16)
CLAY CITY -- "It was an amazing feeling knowing that a community can come together; rival teams can come together and raise money for a little girl that most of them don't even know. Most people had never even heard of her." Those were the feelings of Raven Allender, a senior softball player at Clay City High School, that were shared by many at last week's 'Motivated for Morgan' benefit softball game...
Northview girls sweep past Wildcats in tennis duel (04/26/16)
Northview's girls' tennis team continued to roll with a 5-0 sweep of South Vermillion on Monday evening. The Knights won in straight sets in all five matches against the Wildcats. Megan Heck didn't lose a point during her match at No. 3 singles, winning 6-0, 6-0 against Audrey Ellis. Ashley Heck at No. 1 singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Grace Timberman and Sydney Joliff each won via a 6-0, 6-1 decision...
Northview's Fagg to continue playing career at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (04/26/16)
Northview's Brooklyn Fagg was one of just three seniors on the Knights' girls' soccer team this fall. A team with an abundance of youth needed all of the veteran leadership it could get and she provided just that along with a team-high eight goals. Next season she'll join the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College soccer team led by head coach Mike Aycock, who will be in his 17th season at the helm of the Pomeroys' squad...
Northview girls sweep Wildcats in tennis (04/25/16)
Times Staff Report Northview's girls' tennis team continued to roll with a 5-0 sweep of South Vermillion on Monday evening. The Knights won in straight sets in all five matches against the Wildcats. Megan Heck didn't lose a point during her match at No. 3 singles, winning 6-0, 6-0 against Audrey Ellis. Ashley Heck at No. 1 singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Grace Timberman and Sydney Joliff each won via a 6-0, 6-1 decision...
Knights be-deviled by Richmond in weekend split (04/24/16)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Northview got the pitching, but not the timely hitting or the big defensive plays on Saturday in the second Northview Invitational Tournament of the season. Richmond (12-3) got the benefit of a bad bounce that decided a pitching duel in the championship game. The Red Devils, led by former Terre Haute North coach Shawn Turner, nipped Northview 2-1...
Almanza claims 'Bomber Spring Fling' race at Lincoln Park (04/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A lightning quick track was the setting for Saturday's battle for the checkered flag over four classes of action at Lincoln Park Speedway. Shane Cockrum won the sprint car A-main by barely a car length over Brady Short. Jake Humphrey was the UMP Modified winner with Josh Boller winning his second UMP Super Stock feature of the season. Jordan Almanza parlayed a bit of good fortune into a $500 victory in the "Bomber Spring Fling."...
Steward races to Kings' University to continue track career (04/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City senior Alisha Steward's name stands on the wall of the high school gym as a record holder in two different track events. She's hoping to continue to add to it this spring, but first she finalized her future plans to attend college...
Strauch to play college hoops at Salem International (04/22/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City senior Travis Strauch didn't draw a ton of attention during his first couple of season on the Eels' basketball team. But the attention he did garner was from the right person. Strauch accepted an athletic scholarship to play hoops next year at Division II Salem International University in West Virginia after head coach Randy Unger saw him during a camp at Purdue University. ...
Northview places second in three-way track and field meet (04/22/16)
Times Staff Report The Northview track and field teams came up second in a three-way meet against a couple of sectional opponents as Greencastle claimed the girls' team race and the West Vigo were the boys' winner. In the girls' meet, a deep and talented Greencastle squad dominated the competition, winning 11 of 16 events to score 101 team points. Northview got wins in the high jump and 200 meters from Eden Siples to place second with 34 points as West Vigo took third with 29 team points...
Eels come up short of Golden Arrows in track meet (04/22/16)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- Clay City came out in the runner-up spot in Thursday's three-way meet to Sullivan in both the girls and the boys' meets as Bloomfield placed third in each. The Clay City girls got a pair of individual wins from Alisha Steward, who won the 400 meters (1:03) and the 800 (2:35) while also teaming up with Chelsey Smith, Devon Fischer and Avee Jeffers to win the 4x400 relay in 4:51...
Big inning lifts Miners over Eels (04/22/16)
By Terry Schwinghammer For The Brazil Times LINTON -- Just as they did Saturday at Bloomfield, the Linton-Stockton Miners broke open a baseball game with a huge inning. Linton-Stockton exploded for eight runs and rapped out seven hits in the third frame and coasted to a 12-0 victory over Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference foe Clay City at Roy Herndon Field Thursday...
Dalton Shaw headed to IU-Southeast to play baseball (04/22/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview senior Dalton Shaw was hoping for the chance to be able to continue playing baseball and on Thursday afternoon it officially became a reality. Shaw signed his letter-of-intent to play collegiate baseball next season at Indiana University-Southeast...
Huge crowd on hand for a 'Motivated for Morgan' county softball game (04/22/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Two county rival softball teams came together Thursday evening in front of hundreds of fans on hand to support the teams as well as come together for a special cause. Both Clay City and Brazil's communities came together to raise money for 10-year-old Morgan Sheese and her family. ...
Lancaster throws a gem in a win over Vikings (04/21/16)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- A night after West Vigo got the pitching performance it was looking for in a conference victory over Northview, the Knights responded in kind. Junior hurler Luke Lancaster tossed a no-hitter against the Vikings as Northview logged an 11-0 win over the Vikings a day after West Vigo topped the Knights in a one-hitter. A lineup shakeup got Lancaster the edge he needed during a 12-strikeout performance...
Jacob Dean to continue football career at Wabash College (04/21/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview senior Jacob Dean enjoyed a great deal of success during his football career with the Knights, winning 25 games over the final three seasons. He's likely to enjoy a lot more wins during his time in college as Dean will take his talents to Wabash College in Crawfordsville...
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