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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Former Knight, TJ Decker named GLVC Pitcher of the Week (05/03/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Colleges around the nation are wrapping up their classes and with the calendar rolling into May it means that the spring sports seasons are concluding as well. The number of Clay County athletes competing collegiately has continued to rise and below is an update on the spring competitors and their 2016 season...
Walker pitches Clay City past Eminence Friday evening (05/03/16)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- Clay City junior Brenan Walker struck out 14 while allowing just two hits and threw seven shutout innings to top Eminence on Friday night, 12-0. Clay City pounded out 17 hits in the offensive onslaught as Johnathan Pearson was a perfect 4-for-4 at the dish with a triple and two RBI. ...
Northview JV Cardinal baseball tops West Vigo (05/03/16)
Times Staff Report The Northview junior varsity Cardinal baseball team pounded out a 12-1 win over West Vigo on Monday evening as Braden Nevins picked up the pitching win with relief help from Caleb Escott. Nevins allowed one run in two and a third innings of work with three hits, four walks and two strikeouts. Escott came in to allow just one hit while striking out three in the final two and two-thirds innings against the Vikings...
McWilliams tosses one-hitter in Knights' softball win (05/03/16)
Times Staff Report Northview got a one-hit pitching effort from Emily McWilliams Monday evening in the Knights' 7-0 win over South Vermillion. Addy Thompson was 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI, stole a base and scored a run in the victory. Jaedan Brown had two hits and Ellie Jackman scored twice and stole a base. ...
Lakers edge Clay City in pitchers' duel (05/03/16)
By Terry Schwinghammer For The Brazil Times CLAY CITY - Shakamak has been in its share of pitchers' duels this season including recent games with White River Valley and Sullivan. Monday the Lakers found themselves locked in another one. Both teams threw their ace hurlers - Hunter Wolfe for Clay City and Shakamak's Braden Scott. Both are future Division I pitchers. Scott signed to pitch for the Marshall Thundering Herd and Wolfe will suit up for the Old Gold and Black at Purdue University...
Lunsford cards hole-in-one at French Lick resort golf course (05/01/16)
Brazil's Terry Lunsford traveled to southern Indiana to get a round of golf in and will remember the trip for a long time. Playing Sunday at the Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort, Lunsford hit a pitching wedge for a hole-in-one from 115 yards on the 16th hole...
New look lineup, same winning result for Knights (05/01/16)
Times Staff Report Northview rearranged its tennis lineup a bit Friday night in a battle against Edgewood, but the result was much the same. The Knights cruised past Edgewood 5-0 to improve to 6-1 overall this season. Ashley and Megan Heck usually occupy the No. 1 and No. 3 singles spots, but the sisters teamed together to pick up a straight set No. 1 doubles win over the Mustangs. The pair blanked Elizabeth Babbert and Annabelle French 6-0, 6-0 for the win...
Corrected story: Thomas and Tucker combine to one-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...
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...
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. ...
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