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November 10th, 2011
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.
HAMMOND â€” Plymouth grad Alex Starr and Purdue University Calumet teammate Kami Graber were rewarded for their impressive performances in the Sleep Inn Tip-Off Classic last week, as each selected to the All-Classic team.
Starr averaged 22.5 points per game in the classic, including Fridayâ€™s game-high 25 points in the Black and Goldâ€™s rout of Midway. She finished the weekend with six trifectas, including a clutch trey in the final minute of regulation to help force overtime against No. 4 Shawnee State.
LAKEVILLE â€” The Northern State Conference recently released its all-conference picks for the 2011 girls soccer season.
LaVille, which won the team title with a perfect 6-0 NSC record, received five picks in Jesse Feitz, Nina Zeiger, Danielle Romano, Breanna DeJarnett and goalie Abby McBride.
Bremen finished 3-3 in NSC play and was awarded four picks in Heather Martin, Jenna Pfeiffer, Sara Krieger and Jessica Tomlinson.
Wabash wins NCAC, earns NCAA tourney berth
Plymouth alum Austin Hodges and North Judson grad C.J. Gum led the Wabash defense a second straight game as the Little Giants won the North Coast Athletic Conference with a 28-17 victory over Wittenberg Saturday.
Hodges and Gum each finished with seven tackles.
Menâ€™s college basketball
Ball State wins exhibition
Randy Davis finished with five points, three assists and two blocks as Ball State posted a 72-47 exhibition victory over Taylor at home at Worthen Arena in Muncie Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Following an extensive review of the sport, the IHSAA Executive Committee voted unanimously to discontinue the Team Wrestling State Tournament following the 2011-12 school year.
Following this yearâ€™s wrestling sectionals on Saturday, Jan. 28, the final separate team tournament will commence with regionals on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and the state finals on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Center Grove High School in Greenwood.
In this week's 'Huddle up' feature photo, Bremen's Abraham Hall, left, and Bremen High School Athletic Director Troy Holmes, right, celebrate the Lions' sectional championship over Lewis Cass at Don Bunge Field last Friday.
The Lions hit the road for a regional match-up with Wheeler this Friday. Kick-off is slated for 7:30 p.m.
Bremen senior Ben Hueni reeled in seven catches for 109 yards and a touchdown to help lift No. 5 Bremen to a repeat sectional championship with a 28-6 win over Lewis Cass at Don Bunge Field Friday.