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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014
Northview rally falls short against Arrows (04/22/14)
Times Staff Report The Northview Knights once again came tantalizingly close to picking up their first win of the season, but came up just short in a conference battle with Sullivan. The Golden Arrows scored three runs in the fifth inning and added an insurance run in the sixth to edge the Knights 4-3 in the Western Indiana Conference match-up...
Clay City baseball, softball victorious (04/22/14)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels picked up their first baseball win of the season with a 10-7 victory at home against North Central (Farmersburg) on Tuesday evening. The Eels scored in all but one inning in the game and took an 8-2 lead after fourth frames before the Thunderbirds rallied to get close at the end...
Monday prep roundup (April 21, 2014) (04/22/14)
Times Staff Report The Northview junior varsity baseball team exploded for 12 runs over the first three innings against Owen Valley on Monday evening before holding off the Patriots' rally for a 13-11 victory. Liam Jones tripled to drive in a run and scored three times. ...
Knights knock off Arrows to open WIC play (04/22/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview got another strong outing from Damon Bass on the mound and a key, three-run double from senior Bo Stewart to record a 5-2 conference win over Sullivan on Tuesday. Bass, coming off a complete-game shut out of Shakamak last week, went the distance once again, allowing just one hit to the Arrows while walking one and striking out four. The only blip against the lefthander was a two-run sixth inning by the Arrows, sparked by a pair of errors...
Knights come up short in Saturday baseball doubleheader (04/20/14)
Times Staff Report Northview didn't have a lot of luck while hosting its baseball invitational over the weekend. The Knights came out on the short end of the scoreboard in all three games it played against Terre Haute South, Crown Point and Hobart. After a Friday evening loss to the Braves, the Knights' offense didn't get untracked on Saturday as Crown Point's pitching held Northview to just two hits in an 11-1 win by the Bulldogs. ...
Short comes up big to earn sprint car win (04/20/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday evening's racing card at Lincoln Park Speedway proved to be fast and tight as three of the four A-mains came down to the final lap. Brady Short doubled up on the weekend, capturing the LPS sprint car feature a night after picking up the victory at Bloomington Speedway. Short had his hands full with a three-way challenge to the checkered flag before edging out Chad Boespflug and Brent Beauchamp...
Terre Haute South makes the plays to top Knights' baseball (04/18/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Terre Haute South made all the plays it needed to in the field and starting pitcher Timothy Herrin went the distance as the Braves knocked off the Knights, 7-1, to start the Northview Invitational on Friday evening. The Braves turned a pair of double plays in the game to back their starting pitcher and in turn, Herrin helped out by stranding the bases loaded another inning to thwart a Knights' rally...
Clay City softball wins; Eels fall in baseball (04/18/14)
Times Staff Report SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels staged a late rally against White River Valley in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference baseball game on Thursday night, but fell just short in a 7-6 decision. The Eels drew a wealth of walks from Wolverine pitching, including four apiece from Seth Barrett and Ben Coleman. ...
Clay City falls short to Vikings in track and field (04/18/14)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Clay City girls' track and field team registered plenty of personal bests, but West Vigo captured the final event of the evening to edge the Eels, 62 to 61 on Thursday night. Clay City's Krista Sinders won the discus for the Eels with a throw of 66-3 and Kiersten Mann won the 3,200 meter run with a time of 14:48...
Northview tops No. 1 Lakers; golf breaks Rox (04/18/14)
Times Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Northview Knights came away with a big, early season baseball win on Thursday night, recording a 7-0 win over Class top-ranked Shakamak. Damon Bass pitched a complete-game shutout over seven innings, allowing just three hits to the Lakers. Bass struck out seven and walked two in gaining the win...
Clay City claims county softball battle (04/16/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels got their offense going early in the annual county softball battle with visiting Northview on Wednesday evening. The Eels got a home from Alyssa Yocom and two RBIs from the sophomore as well as two from freshman Harley Sinders to record a 6-1 victory...
Clay City captures Barr-Reeve title (04/15/14)
Times Staff Report MONTGOMERY -- The Clay City Eels bounced back from a Friday loss on the road to win back-to-back games to record a title at the Barr-Reeve Tournament on Saturday. The Eels' got one-run pitching from Raven Allender and pounded out nine hits to push across a 4-2 victory over the host squad in the championship game...
Missouri's Hunter Schuerenberg scores Midwest Sprint Car Series opening win at Lincoln Park Speedway (04/13/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE Opening night at Lincoln Park Speedway proved to be an explosive destination for a nearly capacity crowd in Putnamville as the Midwest Spring Car Series was on hand to duke it out for a $4,000-to-win prize. Also on tap was another stellar fireworks show by Circle City Pyrotechnics...
Clay City can't overcome Cloverdale pitching (04/11/14)
By JAY LOCKETT For The Brazil Times CLOVERDALE -- After an early home run and great pitching by Cloverdale, the Clovers prevailed Friday, beating the Clay City, 5-2. After a Clay City at bat with no score, sophomore Kimmy Winders of Cloverdale, batting fifth in the lineup, knocked one out of the park driving in freshman Kelsey Helterbrand and senior Rebekah Jordan...
South Putnam captures softball slugfest over Northview (04/11/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- In a game of numerous offensive surges for both squads, it was the South Putnam Eagles that came through with the deciding rally to claim a 19-18 slugfest in Friday night tournament play at The Braves Bash in Terre Haute...
Northview opens season with boys and girls track and field victories (04/10/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights opened the season with a four-way track and field victory in both the boys and girls' meets against visiting Clay City, Owen Valley and South Putnam. Both the Eels and the Knights had multi-event winners to secure their finishes on Thursday evening...
Knights turn patience into county baseball victory (04/09/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview played opportunistic baseball against county rival Clay City on Wednesday evening. The Knights took advantage of three errors and six walks by a pair of Eels' pitchers to come away with a 10-0 win in five innings...
Clay City blows open close game to win softball opener (04/08/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City softball team got off to a powerful start to the 2014 season, smacking 16 hits on the way to claiming a 13-3 win over visiting Rockville in six innings on Tuesday evening. The Eels pounded out eight extra base hits in the season opening win and coach Jason Sinders admitted that his team was excited to get the first game under their belts...
Tuesday, April 8 sports postponement (Updated) (04/08/14)
The Northview vs. Clay City varsity baseball game originally scheduled for today (Tuesday) has been postponed until Wednesday (April 9) at 5:30 p.m. It will be a varsity only contest. The Clay City softball game against Rockville is still scheduled for today at 5:30 p.m., but will be a varsity only contest...
Knights hit double digits in weekend sweep (04/06/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Despite a slow offensive start in game one of a Saturday doubleheader, the Northview baseball team finished strongly in gaining an 11-1 win over North Vermillion and a 16-3 victory against Western Boone. "It's great to be off to a quick start. ...
Local college athletes excelling as spring sports season continues (04/04/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The spring sports season is well underway for college athletes The Rose-Hulman baseball team has won nine straight games heading into a doubleheader at Manchester today at noon. The Engineers and Northview graduate Zach Hull are a perfect 7-0 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference this season...
Windom, full USAC Silver Crown field on tap for Action Track (04/03/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor This weekend starts an exciting season of racing in the Wabash Valley as The Terre Haute Action Track hosts the historic USAC Silver Crown Series for the "Sumar Classic" on Sunday afternoon. The 100-lap event kicks off the 2014 season and a starstudded field will be on hand in pursuit of a win on the historic half mile oval...
Northview's Whitson to play for Franklin Grizzlies (04/01/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview senior Ethan Whitson concluded a successful basketball career this winter and his efforts did not go unnoticed. Whitson's on court exploits drew the attention of Franklin College head coach Kerry Prather. This week, Whitson made the decision to join the Grizzlies program next season under Prather, the school's all-time winningest coach. ...
Knight wins indoor long jump title (03/25/14)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview senior Leanna Knight has had quite an eventful start to her 2014 track and field season. The standout jumper has already inked her letter-of-intent to compete for Div. II St. Joseph's University in Indiana next season. On Saturday, she added an indoor state championship to her already sterling track and field resume...
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