Archive - Nov 2012 - Sports Article
BREMEN â€” Tonya Lucchese paid her dues for a couple of years before getting a crack at being the head coach of a high school girls basketball team in Indiana. The wait finally ended Thursday night for the new Bremen boss, but unfortunately one bad quarter put a damper on the evening as Tippecanoe Valley defeated the Lady Lions, 64-47, in the season opener for both schools.
The visiting Vikings used a 24-2 third quarter to turn a five-point halftime deficit into an impressive 17-point victory.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School Boys Basketball Program will be hosting its second annual â€śopenâ€ť practice and Red-White intrasquad scrimmage this Saturday. Admission to the game is free, but the team is accepting sports drink donations.
The practice will run from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for all boys in grades 9-12. It will be the only practice all year open to the public.
DONALDSON â€” Three Ancilla soccer players received postseason awards in the MCCAA and Region 12, the college announced Wednesday.
Manny Awuku (Hornchurch, UK) and Ignacio Avilles (La Habra, Ca.) were selected to the MCCAA All-Conference 1st team, and team co-captain Matt Willinger (Evansville) received MCCAA Honorable Mention after starting in all 15 games this season and performing as a consistent anchor on the backline.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr, Calumet earn 1st win
The Purdue University Calumet womenâ€™s basketball team opened up Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 80-51 victory over Trinity Christian on Wednesday night.
Purdue Calumet found its range in the opening minutes of the game, knocking down six trifectas in the first 11 minutes to take a 28-14 lead on Plymouth alum Alex Starrâ€™s fourth trey of the night. After a TCC timeout, the Black and Gold would continue to pour it on with a 13-2 run in the next three minutes to take a commanding 41-16 advantage.
LAKEVILLE â€” It took about a quarter for the Lady Lancers to shake off the cobwebs in their season-opener with Mishawaka Marian.
Struggling with turnovers and some shaky shooting early, LaVille spotted the visiting Lady Knights a 14-0 lead. When the Lancers finally got rolling midway through the second frame, it was already too late, and the home team fell 44-34 Tuesday night at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
LAKEVILLE â€” The LaVille girls soccer team was awarded a league-high six All-Northern State Conference picks after the Lady Lancersâ€™ repeat NSC championship this fall.
Heather Roeder and Grace Ingle were named All-NSC forwards, Nina Zeiger was nominated in the midfield, Danielle Romano and Breanna Dejarnett were named in the backfield, and Kyleigh Breden was named all-conference in goal for LaVille, which finished its NSC slate at 5-1.
NEW CARLISLE â€” The picks are in for the 2012 All-Northern State Conference volleyball team.
New Prairie tops the list with two first team selections and an honorable mention nomination following an undefeated 7-0 conference season. Knox, which finished second in the conference at 6-1, Bremen, which placed third with a 5-2 record, and Jimtown, which closed NSC play at 3-4 in fourth in the final team standings, all received two first team and one honorable mention pick.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
LaVille girls basketball vs Mishawaka Marian 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Argos girls basketball vs Glenn 7:30 p.m.
Bremen girls basketball vs Tippy Valley 7:30 p.m.
Culver Community girls basketball at South Central 8 p.m.
OD girls basketball vs Elkhart Central 6:30 p.m.
Plymouth girls basketball at Peru 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9
CGA basketball vs Bethany Christian 7:30 p.m.
Triton girls basketball vs North Judson 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Bremen girls basketball at Goshen 7:45 p.m.
Culver girls basketball at Westville 7:30 p.m.
CULVER â€” The Culver Girls Academy basketball team will honor the schoolâ€™s all-time leading scorer and Indiana Miss Basketball 1990 Patricia Babcock McGraw prior to the Lady Eaglesâ€™ opener with Bethany Christian at Fleet Gymnasium Friday.
The junior varsity game against Bethany Christian will start at 6 p.m., followed by the ceremony in which a replica of Babcock McGrawâ€™s Miss Basketball jersey will be hung in Fleet Gym at approximately 7 p.m. The varsity contest is scheduled to tip off at 7:30. A reception for Babcock McGraw will be held after the varsity contest.
Menâ€™s college basketball
Ancilla menâ€™s basketball starts season with huge win
The Ancilla College menâ€™s basketball team began its first season under head coach Aaron Butcher with an impressive victory last Thursday over Concordia Theological Seminary, 116-63
Standout performer Demetrius Adams had 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks.Â Jacob Frazier finished with 17 points and eight rebounds, while Rosey Green added 11 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.
The Chargers will host the Bethel JV Nov. 8 with tipoff at 7 p.m.
Womenâ€™s college basketball