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Friday, Mar. 6, 2015
Clay County grads starring in college roles (03/05/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County graduates are making a big splash this season for their collegiate teams as the winter sports season comes to a close and spring athletics has already begun. For St. Joseph freshman Leanna Knight, a Northview alum, her indoor track season has taken off much like the Puma frosh's long jump career...
Knights' rally falls short to Vikings in sectional play (03/03/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE --The Northview Knights came out on the short end of a hot shooting West Vigo squad playing on its home court for postseason play on Tuesday evening. The Vikings hit 52-percent from the field for the game and was 8-of-12 from the field in the fourth quarter and 10-of-11 from the free throw line the fourth quarter of a 72-59 victory over the Knights...
Eels breathe sigh of relief, overcome Bloomfield upset bid (03/03/15)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times SWITZ CITY -- Its tough to beat a team three times in one year, but Clay City did it Tuesday night, surviving a Bloomfield rally in the second half to escape with a 41-40 victory in the opening game of the Class A Sectional at White River Valley...
Miners knock off Clay City to share SWIAC title (02/27/15)
LINTON -- After a hard fought battle on the road at rival Linton, the Clay City Eels will have to settle for a share of the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference title. The Miners got 22 points from Drew Witty and hit 18-of-25 free throws in the fourth quarter to stave off a late rally by the Eels to win 75-63...
Clay City wins big on senior night (02/26/15)
CLAY CITY -- Wrapping up the regular season with games on back-to-back evenings, the Clay City Eels wasted little time in putting away visiting Riverton Parke on senior night. The Eels scored the game's first 16 points and jumped out to a 27-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a 75-25 win that improved their season mark to 19-3...
Knights win thriller at Linton to wrap up regular season (02/26/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor LINTON Facing the fierce task of visiting Linton High School, the Northview Knights became just the second team this season and the fourth in the last three seasons to take home a win on the Miners' home court. The Class 2A Miners had gone 22-3 until the Knights outscored the Miners by 10 in the fourth quarter for a 53-49 victory...
Outstanding effort at regional falls short for Northview girls (02/23/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor DANVILLE - The Northview girls' basketball team made history this season with the school's first girls' basketball sectional title and a record 18 wins. In Monday's Class 3A Danville Regional, the team gave the Lebanon Tigers all they could handle before falling short in a 68-60 decision...
Knights and Eels receive sectional draws (02/22/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor One team comes in as the three-time defending bully on the block when it comes to sectional play. The other comes in looking for its first championship since 2004. For the Clay City Eels, this will be the last go round for a massive nine-man senior class that reached the Class A semi-state last season and has won three straight sectional titles at White River Valley. ...
Clay City takes second straight in county rivalry (02/20/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Playing in front of a near capacity crowd at Northview High School, both Clay City and the Knights put on an outstanding show on the hardwood for the hearty fans braving the cold. The Clay City Eels got the better of the offensive play in the second half and were able to turn a three-point halftime deficit into a 71-68 victory that provided plenty of positives for both squads heading into postseason play in a couple of weeks...
Unique week of preparation for Knights (02/19/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County certainly embraces its high school basketball teams like most areas around Indiana. So on Saturday when the Northview girls' joined the boys' program with a sectional championship, there was plenty of celebration...
McCoy ready for the challenge of the state finals (02/19/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The IHSAA State Wrestling Finals begin this evening with first round match-ups at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The top-four finishers from each weight class of the four semi-states last weekend have advanced to the highest level of competition in Indiana...
Knights must get defensive against Lebanon and state's leading scorer (02/19/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview is in rare territory this weekend as the girls' basketball team puts the school's first sectional title in the rearview and focuses on adding a regional to the season's spoils. In order to do that, the Knights have the unique task of trying to stop the state's top-scorer and the Lebanon Tigers...
A long Journey (02/19/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Saturday's girls' basketball sectional title for the Northview Knights was not only the first championship in the sport for the school, but also the culmination of a long journey for one of the members of the senior class...
Knights can't slow down Tiger Cubs on the road (02/18/15)
Press ? for keyboard shortcuts. Northivew basketball (2) People me By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle took advantage of what Northview's defense gave up Friday night -- open shots. Greencastle scored the first 12 points of the game, then...
Freshman Knights place second in WIC (02/17/15)
Times Staff Report SPENCER --The Northview freshman boys' basketball team showed some growth over the season and concluded the season with a runner-up finish at the Western Indiana Conference Tourney. The Knights won five of their final seven games to end the season after knocking off West Vigo in the semifinal 35-25 before dropping a 29-26 decision to Brown County in the championship contest...
Knights' McCoy qualifies for IHSAA State Wrestling Finals (02/16/15)
Times Staff Report EVANSVILLE -- An already outstanding wrestling season for Northview High School will continue on for another week as Cale McCoy qualified for the IHSAA State Finals this weekend with a fourth-place finish in the Evansville Semi-state on Saturday...
Knights hold off Mustangs to advance to title game (02/14/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor NASHVILLE -- The Northview Knights took their first step towards the school's elusive first girls' basketball sectional title on Friday night, topping Edgewood, 49-35. The Knights built as much as a 20-point lead in the third quarter, taking a 37-17 advantage before staving off a Mustangs' rally in the final quarter...
Clay City girls' season ends at the buzzer (02/14/15)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels fell one last-second shot short of reaching the championship game of the Class A girls basketball sectional at Bloomfield High School. Kyndall Boyll hit a game-tying 3-point basket with 10 seconds to play, only to see Shakamak's Diamond Hinkle hit a game-winning 10-foot jumper at the buzzer, giving the Lakers a 41-39 win in the semifinal contest at Glover Gym...
Clay City boys win ninth straight contest (02/13/15)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY --The Clay City Eels are hitting their stride at the perfect time with regular season play winding down in boys basketball. Class A No. 8 Clay City pulled away from visiting North Central in the fourth quarter to improve to 17-3 this season and extend its winning streak to nine overall...
Five Knights gunning for berth in wresting state finals (02/12/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Crunch time has arrived for five Northview wrestlers that stand at the edge of a potential berth in the IHSAA State Finals in one week. The Knights advanced all five of their competitors out of the Bloomington South Regional into the Evansville Semi-state at the Ford Center. In order to advance to the next round, competitors will have to win their first two matches of the day...
Senior driven Knights looking for school's first title (02/12/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County begins girls' sectional basketball play this evening after both Northview and Clay City received byes into the semifinals when postseason draws were made. The Eels are taking part in the Class A Bloomfield Sectional and the Knights make the long road trip to participate in the Class 3A Brown County Sectional...
Knights double up visiting South Putnam (02/12/15)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Northview picked up another victory and some confidence Thursday night in a 56-28 victory over the visiting South Putnam Eagles. Northview dominated the boards and played shut out defense while winning its second straight game and sixth of the season. The Knights host Decatur Central on Saturday for a 2:30 p.m. game...
Northview's Harden signs with IU Southeast (02/10/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The start of the 2015 baseball season is still weeks away for high school teams, but the Northview program is already enjoying some recognition. Senior first baseman Jacob Harden became the second Knights' player to sign a letter-of-intent to play collegiate baseball next season. Harden inked with Indiana University Southeast on Tuesday morning to join Damon Bass' commitment to Olney Central College earlier this winter...
Surging Clay City wins eighth straight game (02/08/15)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Clay City coach Vance Edmondson had plenty to be happy about after the Eels capped a weekend sweep with a victory over Sullivan on Saturday night. The Eels used an 18-5 run to end the third quarter to knock off Sullivan 63-42 and win their eighth straight game...
Inside-out game leads Knights past Cardinals (02/08/15)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Basketball coaches like to play from the inside out. Establish the inside game to open the perimeter shots. Northview hasn't always played that way this season. But Saturday night, despite the presence of two big defenders inside, the Knights got the ball inside from the start and the result was a 49-37 victory over Bloomfield...
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