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February 3rd, 2012
BOURBON â€”Â Tritonâ€™s girls basketball team made several goals at the start of the season. Among those, the Lady Trojans set themselves objectives to reach 15 wins and to win a conference championship.
On their last home game of the year Friday, they ticked both off their list.
Class A No. 7 Triton grabbed a 39-35 lead with a 4-0 finish to a 16-8 third quarter, then held off visiting LaVille down the stretch for a 51-47 Senior Night victory that clinched a three-way tie for the Northern State Conference championship along with Bremen and New Prairie.
GOSHEN â€” You live by the three; you die by the three.
If that old basketball saying is correct, the Goshen Redskins must have been living the good life lately.
The Redskins hit nine 3-pointers on the night, the last coming with five seconds left in the second overtime period to escape with a home win over the Plymouth Pilgrims, 58-55.
Goshen junior Sam Stegelmann was the hero for the Redskins, hitting the long distance shot from near the top of the key for the win.
The game wasnâ€™t always as close.
Falcons fly past Culver
Josh Anderson piled up 23 points, six assists, four rebounds, and three steals to lead John Glenn to a 55-35 Northern State Conference boys basketball win over Culver Community at The Aerie Friday.
Freshman Jake Strong contributed 11 points and four rebounds for the Falcons.
Trent Elliott paced Culver with 14 points.
â€˘Â JOHN GLENN 55,
CULVER COMMUNITY 35
Score by quarters
Culver: 10 16 22 35
Glenn: 9 20 36 55
Plymouth students relax during a timeout at the Lady Pilgrims' regular season-closer at home against Goshen Thursday night.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â After losing a pair of players to injuries at St. Joe, a rough second half Tuesday translated into a slow start in Plymouthâ€™s regular season-closer Thursday.
Bremen clinches share of Northern State Conference
Bremen got off to a fast start with 20 points in the first quarter, and the Lady Lions clinched a share of the Northern State Conference crown with a 59-25 win at Jimtown Thursday.
Jenna Pfeiffer scored 24 points to lead all scorers, her third straight game with 20-plus points, including 35 in a win at Wawasee Tuesday. Kailee Feldman finished with 15 in the regular season-closer.
Jimtown was led by Ally Vicsikâ€™s nine points.
PLYMOUTH â€” Ancilla College student-athletes continued to do well in the classroom as the college reported some hefty increases in grade point averages for fall athletes over last yearâ€™s fall numbers.
The Ancilla Athletic Department reported that 52 of its student-athletes finished the fall 2011 semester with a 3.0 grade point average or better, an increase of 11 students over the same period last year. Twenty-one of these students had a 3.5. GPA and many of those were on the deanâ€™s list.Â Overall, the fall athlete GPA came in at 2.771 compared to a 2.608 GPA in the fall of 2010.
HAMLET â€” Oregon-Davis High School will induct six new members intoÂ its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.
The new members of the Hall of Fame will be formally announced between the O-D-Westville junior varsity and varsity boys games.
This year, besides two members of Oregon-Davis graduating classes, the school will alsoÂ be honoring four members of graduating classes of the twoÂ schools that preceded Oregon-Davis â€” Grovertown and Hamlet High Schools â€” before the school system was consolidated.
New inductees for Oregon-Davis are Tara Kensinger and Ralph Pearish.
ARGOS â€”Â Argos boys soccer coach Todd VanDerWeele has been named the 2011-12 Ball State University Alumnus Soccer Coach of the Year the college announced Wednesday.
A 1995 graduate of Ball State, Vanderweele led the Dragons to sectional and regional titles â€” ending 10-year championship dry spells â€” with a 13-7 win-loss record this season.
VanDerWeele was selected by a vote of other Ball State alumni head soccer coaches at Indiana high schools.
DONALDSON â€” Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese recently announced the resignation of Charger Soccer coach James Drzewiecki, effective Wednesday, due to his acceptance of the head coaching job for the newly formed Purdue University Calumet soccer program in Hammond.