Archive - Mar 2013 - Sports Article
DONALDSON â€” The Ancilla menâ€™s golf program is anticipating an exciting and competitive spring golf season.Â
With nine incoming freshmen the enthusiasm is high, and the young group of men has been working hard since hitting campus in August of 2012.Â
New additions to the team include Plymouthâ€™s Cody Bennett and New Prairieâ€™s Blake Bennet, as well as Drew Roser, Austin Stonebraker, Eric Davis, Jacob Shaw, Caleb Armand, Corey Burton and Levi Winget.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Two area players were singled out by Hoosier Basketball Magazine as the magazine released its annual Top 100 Senior Boys list Monday.
Bremenâ€™s Ethan Pike and Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo were both named to this yearâ€™s list. The Top 100 will be pared down to 60 players at the conclusion of this weekendâ€™s state finals, and those that make the final list will be invited to participate in the Top 60 Workout Sunday, April 7 at Marian University in Indianapolis. Among those who who will be in attendance at the workout is the Game Director of the 2013 Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Game.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Menominee Elementary fourth grader Autumn Baumgartner earned four top 10 finishes over the weekend at the Indiana Swimming Age Group State SC Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium.
CMA goalie Jack Slifer recorded 15 saves while helping the Eaglesâ€™ Varsity A hockey team to its third straight state title March 9.
John Glenn senior Carah Ochs was named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associationâ€™s Academic All-State Honorable Mention list over the weekend.
LAFAYETTE â€” Tritonâ€™s defense entered crazy territory Saturday.
As in limiting Lafayette Central Catholic to a woeful 22 percent â€” 11 of 50 â€” from the field crazy. As in holding the Class A No. 6 Knights to more than 26 points shy of their season offensive average crazy. As in leaving the uptempo Knights playing a slower-paced half-court game and talking to themselves crazy.
DONALDSON â€” The beginning of the season has been a long waiting game for the 2013 version of Ancilla College softball.
The Lady Chargers have lost 10 different game dates to snow and cold weather to begin the season, and now the wait continues as their spring trip is getting closer each day.
â€śItâ€™s been a tough early spring, weather-wise,â€ť said Ancilla coach Scott Reese. â€śWe try to get a tough non-conference schedule completed at home before going down south, but this year hasnâ€™t cooperated with us.â€ť
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Three area boys and five girls players made the honorable mention list as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association released its Academic All-State nominations for the 2012-13 season.
On the boysâ€™ side, Bremenâ€™s Jacob Box, John Glennâ€™s Nathan Stegemiller, and Plymouthâ€™s Gabe Vervynckt all earned the Academic All-State HM distinction, while for the girls, Tritonâ€™s Breanna Lemler, Glennâ€™s Carah Ochs, Knoxâ€™s Chelsea Collins, North Judsonâ€™s Jordann Frasure, and NorthWoodâ€™s Maddie Schwartz were named to the HM list.
CULVER â€” â€śItâ€™s always great when your school gets to bring home a state championship, but itâ€™s really something special when your guys can bring home two state championships.â€ť
That simple, understated sentence from Culver Military Academy varsity B hockey coach Alex Mies pretty much perfectly summed up the schoolâ€™s accomplishment at the Indiana State High School Hockey Associationâ€™s Invitational Tournament last Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Although Plymouth may have jumped up a class under the 2014-15 IHSAA reclassifications, athletic officials and coaches at the school are determined not to let expectations drop.