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VALPARAISO â€” Ethan Pike may never have played high school football before this year, but the junior wide receiver played like a seasoned vet Friday night.
Pike finished with two touchdown receptions totaling 28 yards in Bremenâ€™s regional battle of unbeatens versus Wheeler, his first a 10-yarder that put the Lions on the board at the 3:31 mark of the first quarter and his second a heady 18-yarder off a tip from Bearcats defensive back Derek Hartwig with just 3.4 seconds remaining in the first half to give Bremen its final lead of the night.
PLYMOUTH â€” It took Plymouth leading returning scorer Amber Redinger about three quarters to get going.
When she started to find a groove, it helped push the Lady Pilgrims over the top.
Redinger scored six of her 10 points in the fourth quarter, including the game-winning bucket from the low post on an entry pass from Marissa German at the buzzer to clinch Plymouth a 31-29 season-opening win over visiting Peru in a nip-tuck game Thursday at The Rock.
WALKERTON â€” Argosâ€™ girls basketball team needed something, anything, to get on track offensively in the fourth quarter Thursday at John Glenn.
Karlee VanDerWeele delivered.
The Argos junior forward drained a crucial 3-pointer with 5:21 left in the game to accelerate a game-changing 11-0 run as the Dragons withstood a 22-point outburst from Glenn freshman Kyler Columbia, and clawed out a 41-39 come-from-behind season-opening win at The Aerie.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” A lawsuit has been filed against USA Swimming, Indiana Swimming and the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township (Marion County, Indiana Superior Court) for their failure to take action on complaints made about their certified swim coach, Christopher Wheat, and for sexual abuse and assault against a then 14-year old female swimmer that resulted from that inaction.
Culver opens with 55-46 win
Culver opened the season with a 55-46 defeat of South Central at home Thursday.
Bremen falls at Tippy Valley
Bremen lost its season opener 51-28 on the road at Tippecanoe Valley Thursday.
Argos loses to Lions
Bremenâ€™s boys bowling team beat Argos 17-3 at Chippewa Bowl in South Bend Wednesday.
Lady Dragons beat Bremen
The Argos girls bowling team handed Bremen a 15-5 loss Wednesday at Chippewa Bowl in South Bend.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Lady Chargers drop season opener
BREMEN â€” With four regionals in five classes set for Friday, only one in the state features a match-up between two undefeated teams as Bremen hits the road for Wheeler in a Class 2A regional championship at 7:30 p.m.
CULVER â€”Â Nine Culver Academies students signed National Letters of Intent or formally announced commitments to NCAA D1 colleges on Wednesday.
Among them was Kyle Trolley, of Petersborough, Ont., who will play lacrosse at the University of Notre Dame. Trolley is a two time all-state player and was the offensive player of the state championship game in 2010.
Northern State Conference boys soccer champion Bremen had five players named to the all-conference team, while second-place LaVille finished with a league-high six selections.
Bremen finished 5-0-1 in conference play, while LaVille was 4-1-1.
Josh Brenneman, Ricardo Reynoso, Daniel Reynoso, Mason Hattabaugh and Jacob Box were selected for the Lions, while Jordyn Williams, Craig Romano, Travis Holzwart, Juan Chavez, Michael Wireman and goalie Joey Vest were named for the Lancers.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr powers PUC in win at St. Francis
Plymouth alumna Alex Starr scored a game-high 20 points as Purdue Calumet handed St. Francis a 78-66 defeat on the road in Joliet, Ill. Wednesday.
LaVille loses opener at Mishawaka Marian
LaVille took a 57-42 loss in its season-opener at Mishawaka Marian Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Brian Hamann founded the Plymouth Shockers coed softball team back in 2008 just to have a little fun.
Three years later, the Shockers are headed to the World Series.