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Monday, June 27, 2016

High School Sports

Northview grads shine in WVFCA All-star game (06/26/16)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times TERRE HAUTE -- Mark Raetz was standing in the middle of the Terre Haute North football field celebrating the Black Division's 28-7 victory over the Gold Division in the 12th annual Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game...
Six Knights suiting up for tonight's football all-star game (06/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The crack of a baseball into a mitt has barely subsided across the Wabash Valley, but many of the top high school football players will take the field Saturday night for the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game at beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Terre Haute North High School...
Knights wrap up historic season with community rally (06/21/16)
By FRANK PHILLIPS Times Reporter Hundreds of people turned out in 90-degree heat, two days after the Northview Knights baseball team won the school's first team state championship, to rally and enjoy the moment. The music played before the program began said it all, "We're gonna have a good time tonight ..." and the crowd did...
Northview baseball brings home IHSAA Class 3A Championship (06/19/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2016 Northview Knights baseball team cemented its place in Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) history Saturday evening by topping Western 2-1 at Victory Field to win the Class 3A state baseball championship...
KNIGHTS WIN FIRST STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! (06/18/16)
The Northview Knights won the school's first state championship in baseball Saturday night at Victory Field, Indianapolis against the Western Panthers. Western is located north of Indianapolis. There will be a celebration at 7 p.m., Monday, in the Northview parking lot, it was announced Saturday after the game...
Knights and Panthers a championship battle (06/17/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview hopes to add the finishing touches to a dream season with its 7 p.m. match-up at Victory Field in Indianapolis against the Western Panthers. A victory would give the Knights the first state championship in the baseball program's decorated history...
Knights enjoying community support (06/17/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's baseball team started official practice on March 14 as did 385 other squads around the state. However, the Knights are one of just eight teams remaining alive in a quest for a state championship. In fact, for the Knights, a chance at history lays in wait at Victory Field on Saturday evening in the 7 p.m. contest against the Western Panthers...
Plenty to be excited about for state-bound Knights (06/17/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The bright lights of Victory Field await a talented group of Northview Knights making the baseball program's first appearance in a state championship game. The Knights take on the Western Panthers at a facility that has been named the country's top minor league baseball facility in previous years...
Fans rally team ahead of state championship game (06/16/16)
Supporters of the Northview Knights baseball program filled the North Clay Middle School auditorium on Wednesday night to give the state finals-bound team a proper send off. Met with cheers from the nearly all maroon and black-clad fans, the team also heard from past players and coaches who did their best to inspire what is the first baseball team in school history to ever make it to the championship game...
Northview holds spring awards banquet (06/14/16)
Times Staff Report The Northview Spring Awards Banquet was recently held to recognize athletes from the most recent sports season. There were 18 athletes that made an All-Western Indiana Conference team this spring along with 27 seniors that were recognized for their athletic contributions...
Clay City falls in extra inning heart breaker at semi-state (06/12/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor JASPER -- Clay City's dream of playing for a state title at Victory Field in Indianapolis came up a run short on Saturday afternoon in the Class A Jasper Semi-state. Lanesville scratched across the winning run in extra innings on a walk, a hit batter and a throwing error that brought the final run across the plate in a 3-2 win for the Tigers that gives them a state finals match-up with 20-9 Daleville, a winner over Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian...
Knights will take Western in Class 3A title game at 7 p.m. Saturday evening (06/12/16)
Times Staff Report The schedule has been set for the 50th IHSAA State Baseball Tournament and the Northview Knights will take the field on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The Knights (24-6 overall) will take on Western (15-12) at Victory Field in the final tournament game of the weekend...
Allender, Yocom and Payton each make All-State softball teams; Price named Honorable Mention (06/11/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Three Clay County athletes were recognized by the Indiana Coaches of Girls' Sports Association (ICGSA) as members of All-State Softball Teams this spring. Clay City senior Raven Allender was named to the Class A/2A First Team All-State team. Her classmate Alyssa Yocom was a Third Team member and Northview junior Stacy Payton made the Class 3A/4A Third Team...
Clay City seniors finishing prep careers in style (06/10/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City Eels are making history along with their county counterparts at Northview High School. Both teams will make the trip to play in Saturday's Jasper Semi-state. The Eels recorded the school's first regional baseball victory on Saturday with a victory over Indianapolis Lutheran and then followed that with the first title in the nightcap against Jac-Cen-Del...
Eels geared up for shot at Eagles (06/10/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City had the regional stage nearly to itself Saturday as rain postponed much of the action around the state that evening. However, after a 4-1 semifinal win over Lutheran and a 10-6 title game victory that provided the baseball program with its first regional championship, the city and team got to celebrate...
Few in numbers, but Knights' seniors having big impact (06/10/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The pressure of playing in the postseason can get to anyone at any time. Large crowds, facing tough opponents and being in plenty of difficult situations makes getting a victory a severe challenge. Northview might not have a large contingent of seniors, but the two who are on the postseason roster have meant victories for the Knights...
Northview geared up for semi-state against Evansville Memorial (06/10/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County baseball fans will get to celebrate something special on Saturday afternoon as both Northview and Clay City make the trek to one of the best baseball facilities in the state for semi-state action in Jasper...
Grimes shoots 75, Knights place eighth at Washington Regional (06/09/16)
Times Staff Report WASHINGTON -- The Northview Knights were a stroke better than last year's visit to the Washington Golf Regional on Thursday afternoon. However, it wasn't quite enough to advance to the state finals. The Knights got a 75 from Sam Grimes and shot 323 as a team to finish in eighth-place overall. The top-three advance as Evansville North carded a 301 to win with Evansville Memorial in second at 307 and Vincennes Lincoln placing third as the final team to advance...
Northview knocks off Indian Creek for regional championship (06/07/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The dream season continues for the Northview baseball team as the Knights captured the school's first regional title in the sports since 2005. The Knights topped Indian Creek 11-4 in the Class 3A Regional championship game Monday evening to advance to the semi-state on Saturday...
Knights qualify for golf regional with runner-up finish at Phil Harris (06/07/16)
Times Staff Report LINTON -- Northview's golf team showed some resiliency on the second-nine holes at the Phil Harris Golf Course Monday afternoon. Needing a top-three finish to qualify for the Washington Regional at Country Oaks on Thursday, the Knights made the turn in fourth-place. ...
Northview baseball knocks off No. 5 Brebeuf in regional semifinal (06/06/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Survive and advance is the postseason mantra and the Northview Knights did just that in Monday's rain delayed regional baseball opener with an 8-7 win over fifth-ranked Indianapolis Brebeuf. Braydon Tucker blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to put the Knights on top and Luke Lancaster preserved that lead despite a seventh inning rally by the Braves...
Trout breaks school record in state finals run (06/05/16)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- Northview senior Cam Trout wrapped up his high school track career by leaving a lasting mark on the school record board. Trout set the school record in the 3,200 meters last year at the IHSAA State Finals and accomplished the same thing Saturday night by finishing in 9:24.54. ...
Clay City captures school's first baseball regional title (06/04/16)
The Clay City Eels topped Jac-Cen-Del 10-6 Saturday night to earn the school's first baseball regional championship. The Eels scored three runs in the sixth inning to give the defense some breathing room after holding on to a 7-6 lead while regional opening winning pitcher Hunter Wolfe returned to the mound...
Knights and Eels chasing top-three spot in golf sectional (06/04/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview and Clay City's boys' golf teams head into postseason play Monday morning at the Phil Harris Golf Course. The top-three teams advance to regional play, which means competition for those spots should be fierce amongst a handful of teams...
Trout chasing a second all-state berth tonight (06/03/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's Cam Trout has designs on finishing his senior season the same way it began. As an all-state runner. After achieving all-state status in the fall during cross country season, Trout returns to the IHSAA Boys' State Track and Field Finals this evening a year after breaking the school record in the 3,200 on his way to placing 14th overall. ...