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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

High School Sports

Northview continues to roll during hectic start to season (08/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights are right in the middle of its busiest schedule of the season, but the tennis squad keeps on adding to the win column. The Knights followed up a 3-2 victory in a Monday evening battle with Turkey Run by capturing a 5-0 win over visiting Danville on Tuesday...
Knights rebound to knock off Class A No. 6 Rockville (08/23/16)
Times Staff Report ROCKVILLE -- The Class 3A No. 15 ranked Northview Knights bounced back from a loss to Terre Haute North last week by powering past Class A No. 6 Rockville on Monday evening, but got an early battle. The Knights got a wake up call in set one as Rockville topped Northview 25-23 to start the match. From there however, Northview rebounded to win three straight sets and the match, 25-9, 25-13, 25-21...
Knights and Eels get on course in replacement meets (08/21/16)
Times Staff Report ELLETTSVILLE -- Heavy rains during the earlier portion of the week left quite a few cross country teams high and dry when the Early Bird race at LaVern Gibson was canceled due to wet course conditions. However, Edgewood coach Micah Mobley stepped in and hastily set up the appropriately named 11th Hour Meet on the Mustangs home course...
Northview offense sputters in loss to Warriors (08/19/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's growing pains on the offensive side of the ball were prevalent in Friday night's opener. The Danville Warriors returned plenty of their players from last year's loss to an experienced Knights' team. A year later, it was the Warriors that used their experience to come away with a 15-0 victory over the Knights...
Northview golf and volleyball falls to Patriots (08/19/16)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Northview lost a four-set volleyball match on the road to Terre Haute North Thursday evening, 25-14, 25-17, 21-25, 25-12. Kerstie Shaw had 22 assists, 10 digs, four kills and three aces for the Knights as Megan Heck provided 18 digs and Alli Cook added 13 digs. Jenny Lundy posted 10 kills and Olivia Lundy had nine with Sera Little-Booe contributing eight. Madeline Sinders had eight digs and Alisha Long passed out eight assists...
Patriots power past Knights in openers (08/19/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's soccer teams took a pair of tough losses on opening night on the road at Terre Haute North Thursday evening. The girls opened with a 9-0 defeat against the Patriots, who were sharp with their crossing passes against the Knights...
Clay City cruises past South Putnam (08/18/16)
By JOEY BENNETT For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Clay City took control early in the first game and easily defeated South Putnam 25-5, 25-16 and 25-7 on Thursday night in girls' high school volleyball action. "In games one and three we played really well," Clay City coach Garicke Rubin said. "We pushed the girls to just stay in the flow of the game, and no matter what happens to try to stay up and to not let anything get them down."...
Northview opens tennis season by clipping Cardinals (08/18/16)
Times Staff Report The Northview boys' tennis team opened up its season with a 4-1 victory at home against Bloomfield on Wednesday evening behind a sweep in singles play. Bryce Minor recorded a 6-0, 6-2 win over the Cardinals' Brennan Hughes at the No. 1 singles position. Clayton Buck captured a 7-6, 7-5 win at No. 2 and Alex Bowman was a 6-3, 6-1 victor in the third spot...
Kellett makes verbal commitment to Hanover (08/18/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview senior Jensen Kellett made a verbal commitment Hanover College on Wednesday to continue his basketball career following his final prep year with the Knights this winter. The six-foot-six inch forward was a key player in the Knights' run to a sectional championship in Class 3A last season after averaging 10 points and seven rebounds last season...
New look Knights open with volleyball win over Pioneers (08/16/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball team opened the season with plenty of new faces on the court and one the sideline, but the end result was much the same. The Knights debuted with several new starters and head coach Erica Garrison moving into the head coaching position. However, Northview powered away from visiting Mooresville 25-16, 25-10, 25-21...
Monday weather sports cancellations (08/15/16)
Northview girls' golf at North Putnam has been canceled this evening due to the rain. The junior varsity and freshman football games have also been canceled against Terre Haute South.
Northview volleyball looking to reload (08/15/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball program has been one of the best in the state over the last four seasons and has been able to continue to reload despite graduation. This season will be a big test to that process after graduating four starters from last year's squad...
Northview soccer teams open season at jamboree (08/14/16)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Youth was definitely served on Saturday morning as the scrimmage weekend continued with boys and girls' soccer following Friday night's football exhibitions amongst the Vigo County Schools and Northview. The eight teams gathered at Terre Haute North to see their first action of the fall against a different school. There were eight 20-minute periods as the Northview boys and girls competed against the host Patriots and West Vigo in their jamboree periods...
Scrimmage provides valuable test for new Northview starters (08/13/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE --The Northview Knights opened the football season Friday night with its annual situational football scrimmage against Terre Haute South. The experience proved valuable for a bevy of new starters for the Knights, particularly on the offensive side of the ball...
Experienced Northview netters looking to regain sectional crown (08/12/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview boys' tennis team has designs this season on capturing the school's first sectional championship since 2012. The Greencastle Tiger Cubs have won the last two team titles and knocked off the Knights 3-2 in the sectional semifinals last year on the Knights' home court...
Northview cross country girls looking to take next postseason step (08/10/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview cross country teams will go through a bit of role reversal this season after graduation hit the boys' team fairly hard last year. After sporting a veteran squad that placed third in the sectional last year, the Knights return just one varsity runner from that squad. ...
Riddell National Bank donates athletic training cart to Northview High School (08/05/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County schools are back in session Monday morning with the 2016 fall sports season having gotten a head start this week. At Northview High School, Athletic Trainer Nicole Gonzales was back on the fields along with the athletes. ...
Steamy temperatures greet Knights for first afternoon practice (08/05/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor High School football teams around the state hit the fields on Monday morning for their first official practices in preparation for the 2016 season. While Aug. 1 is recognized as the first official practice for teams, there has been plenty of work going on behind the scenes during the summer time...
Northview girls open 2016 golf season (08/03/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights teed off on the 2016 girls' golf season with a pair of 18-hole tournaments this week. With school not in session yet, the Knights headed to Plainfield to compete in a tourney at Deer Creek Golf Course on Monday. Northview followed that up with a trip to Rea Park in Terre Haute to play in the Braves Invite on Tuesday evening...
Clay County eighth-graders compete for national title (07/30/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor North Clay's Sydney Bays and Clay City's Hailey Hofmann had a successful spring and summer of travel softball paying for the Indiana Force 12-and-under (12U) squad. The Montezuma-based program capped their sesaon by placing second out of 29 teams in the Great Lakes Nationals United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) 12U B Class softball tournament in July held in at Peoria, Ill. ...
Warriors 07 softball team places second in the nation (07/29/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Terre Haute-based Warriors 07 travel softball team came home with a second-place finish in the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) World Series recently to cap an outstanding season. The Warriors squad is comprised of nine girls that were born in 2007 and two that were born in 2008 and competed in the eight-and-under (8U) age bracket. ...
Knights' Tucker makes Perfect Game All-Tournament Team (07/26/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Rising Northview junior Braydon Tucker was recently recognized by Perfect Game USA for making the 16U WWBA All-Tournament Team as a hitter and a pitcher after competing in the national tournament in Georgia recently...