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Johnson to run for Vincennes Unversity (04/23/14)
JASONVILLE -- Shakamak track and cross country standout Eric Johnson has decided to take his skills to the next level at Vincennes University. The senior distance runner signed his letter of intent to attend the Knox County junior college during a signing session at the school...
Green to run at ISU (04/23/14)
JASONVILLE -- You can chalk up another NCAA Division I runner from Greene County. Shakmak senior Aleksey Green now becomes the fourth local athlete to join the ranks of DI athletes after signing a national letter of intent with the Indiana State University track and cross country...
Cardinals post win at South Knox (04/23/14)
The Bloomfield Cardials got back on the winning track with a 4-3 win over host South Knox at Verne Tuesday night. The Cardinals survived a fifth inning three run uprising from the host Spartans before finally wrapping up the win with a single run in the seventh...
Miners take third, Lakers fourth (04/23/14)
In a high school girls and boys track and field meet Tuesday at Clay City , Linton-Stockton took third in both races and Shakamak was fourth in both events. Clay City won the boys event with 78 points. South Putnam had 74, the Miners 54 and Shakamak 31...
Eastern Greene boys win (04/23/14)
Eastern Greene's boys track and field team earned two wins Tuesday at home. The Thunderbirds amassed 70 points while White River Valley scored 60 and North Daviess was third with 34 points. "This was a great win for our boys," said EGHS coach Chad Stowers. "I'm very proud of the way they all stepped up, even under some adverse conditions...
Lady Cards blank North Knox (04/22/14)
The Bloomfield Lady Cardinals improved to 5-1 on the year with a 9-0 blanking of host North Knox Tuesday night at Bicknell. Averi Workman threw a complete-game one-hitter as she struck out 11 and didn't allow a walk. The Bloomfield offense racked up a total of 11 hits -- all singles -- while posting a seven-run third ahead of a two-run sixth...
T-Birds, WRV run at Eastern Greene (04/22/14)
The Eastern Greene and White River Valley track teams took part in a triangular meet with North Daviess Tuesday night at Little Cincinnati. The Eastern Greene girls squad topped the scoresheet with a team score of 77 followed by WRV with a 60 and North Daviess with a score of 22...
Lakers stumble at home against Braves (04/22/14)
JASONVILLE -- An RBI single from Luke Sweet in the bottom of the seventh inning produced Class A No. 1 Shakamak's only run in a 7-1 loss to Terre Haute South here Tuesday night. It was the lone bright spot on the scoreboard for the Lakers who were victimized for six runs in the third inning, but a piece of a valuable lesson according to head coach Chip Sweet...
Lady Bulldogs remain winless (04/22/14)
DUGGER -- Union came up with seven hits and two runs, but came up on the short end of a 12-2 score in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference softball game here Tuesday afternoon. Union dropped to 0-6 overall, 0-3 in league play. "We were able to come up with some hits today," said Union coach Chriss Jobe, who's Lady Bulldogs did not register a hit in a loss to Bloomfield 24 hours earlier. "The girls took a more aggressive approach at the plate today."...
Miners, Cards compete in golf matches (04/22/14)
In a high school boys golf match Monday at Phil Harris in Linton, Sullivan won with a 167, Linton-Stockton had a 177, Washington Catholic 191 and Bloomfield shot a 194. Paul Goodman was low for the Miners with a nine-hole total of 40, Dane Kanen fired a 44, Jake Gregory 45 and Zach Hall had a 48...
Lady Miners win (04/22/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners traveled to Washington Catholic ahead of the rain and came away with a 4-1 decision Monday. "We had another change in the lineup since we had a couples girls not available," said Lady Miner girls tennis coach Nathan Skinner. "I want to start and say that Morgan Sparks and Hunter House did a great job filling in at the number two doubles spot and played a great match winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-4...
Lady Miners roll past Owen Valley (04/22/14)
The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners rolled to a 10-0 win over visiting Owen Valley Monday night. The non-conference softball game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run rule. Lady Miner pitcher Brei Followell allowed just two hits while fanning five Lady Patriots...
UHS golfers drop dual (04/22/14)
The Union boys golf team dropped a dual meet with Clay City Monday afternoon at Hoosier Hills Golf Course. The Bulldogs were only able to play with three players and couldn't compile a team score. The Eels finished with a total of 193. Melidian Maze and Preston Stone each carded a round of 55 while Forest Marsh finished the day with a round of 59...
UPDATED: J.B. Neill steps down as WRV boys hoops coach (04/22/14)
SWTIZ CITY -- White River Valley High School boys basketball coach J.B. Neill has stepped down effective immediately. Neill will continue to serve in his current role of athletic Director...
WRV girls win invitational (04/21/14)
White River Valley swept the singles competition and captured first place at the Sullivan girls tennis invitational Saturday. Greencastle was second, Sullivan third and West Vigo placed fourth. Jenny Wagler, Amy Ragle and Rachel Woods all posted 2-0 records and finished first place in the three singles spots...
Miners, Lakers compete (04/21/14)
The Linton-Stockton and Shakamak High School boys golf teams competed in the Washington Invitational at Country Oaks Saturday. The Miners had a 386, good for 10th place. Shakamak was 13th with a 440. Sullivan was team champion with a 310 while Dylan Meyer of Evansville Central shot 70 to earn individual honors...
Miners compete at Warrior Invitational (04/21/14)
Linton-Stockton was among the teams competing at North Knox Saturday, as the Warriors hosted the boys and girls track and field invitational. "Overall, I was very pleased with the kids," said Linton-Stockton coach Aaron Lynn. "On the girls side, I know we finished fifth, but if you look at the scoring, we really weren't that far away from first...
EGHS competes at invitational (04/21/14)
The Eastern Greene High School boys golf team competed at the Edgewood Invitational in Bloomington Saturday at Cascades Golf Course. "We finished sixth out of nine teams at cascade on Saturday," said EGHS coach Mike Caldwell. "We just missed having four kids under 100...
Lakers roll to fifth win (04/21/14)
Class A No. 1 Shakamak pushed its record to 5-2 after a 10-0 victory over visiting Owen Valley Saturday. The game was halted after 4 2/3 innings via the 10-run rule. Braden Scott pitched a complete-game shutout, earning his second win in three decisions...
Miners defeat Bloomfield in SWIAC contest (04/21/14)
The Linton-Stockton Miners used a five-run outburst in the second inning then held on for a 9-6 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference win over host Bloomfield on Saturday. The contest ended up being a display of power by both teams as the they combined for a total of five homers...
WRV falls to Loogootee (04/21/14)
The White River Valley baseball team fell to visting Loogootee 8-4 Friday night at Switz City. Hunter Cornelius doubled and Tyler York singled while Preston Miller and Jorden English drove in runs for the Wolverines. Miller also finished up on the hill behind starter Austin Frye, Dilean Delph and Cornelius. The quad combined to allow a dozen Lions hits while fanning four and walking three...
WRV softball begins season 0-2 (04/21/14)
The White River Valley Lady Wolverines softball team began the season -- which had been delayed due to poor weather conditions -- with losses to Sullivan 4-2 on April 9 and Brown County 3-0 on Thursday. In the loss to the Lady Arrows, WRV coach Matt Hockman said his team showed good signs for a delayed opener...
Miners fall to Rockville (04/21/14)
The Linton-Stockton Miners dropped a non-conference high school baseball game to visiting Rockville Friday. The Miners collected 10 hits but were unable to overcome three errors on their way to a 6-5 loss in eight innings. The biggest blow of the day to Linton-Stockton's chances came in a four-run fourth inning. That's when the Rox broke open a 1-1 tie. It was also the only time in the game when the Miners defense broke down according to L-S coach Matt Fougerousse...
Lakers continue winning ways (04/21/14)
The Class A No. 1 ranked Shakamak Lakers improved to 5-2 on the year and 2-0 in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference with an 18-4 drubbing of host North Central Monday night at Farmersburg. The game was halted after five innings due to the 10-run rule...
Hughes tosses gem at Union (04/21/14)
Bloomfield senior fireballer Nicole Hughes added another no-hitter to her resume on Monday night. This time it was the Union Lady Bulldogs who fell prey to the righthander. In a game stopped after six innings due to the 10-run rule, the Lady Cardinals posted an 11-0 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference win...
Lady T-Birds fall to North Daviess (04/21/14)
The Eastern Greene Lady Thunderbirds fell to 0-2 on the year after falling to visiting North Daviess 4-0 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference game at Little Cincinnati Monday night. "We played a solid game except for innings four and five," EGHS coach Gina Ingram said. "We had five or our six errors in those two innings...
Thunderbirds rally for win over Clay City (04/21/14)
The Eastern Greene Thunderbirds shook off another slow start and rallied for a 10-7 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference win at Clay City Monday night. Gage Shell hit a three-run homer and drove in a total of four runs to power the Thunderbird offense, an offense that trailed 3-0 before things finally got started...
Laker golfers host triangular meet (04/21/14)
The Shakamak Lakers boys golf team finished third in a triangular meet against Northview and Cloverdale at the Phil Harris Golf Course on Linton Monday night. Northview won the meet with a team score of 160 followed by the Clovers with a 185 and the Lakers with a 219...
Miners fall to Patriots (04/21/14)
The Linton-Stockton Miners dropped to 3-4 on the year after a 4-3 defeat at the hands of host Vincennes Rivet Monday night. Chad Trent went the distance on the hill while fanning seven, walking four, scattering three hits and not giving up an earned run...
Jackson paces All-Area boys basketball team (04/18/14)
The Greene County Daily World would like to announce its All-Area boys basketball team for 2013-14. There were 10 players selected by the sports staff of the GCDW, eight seniors, one junior and one sophomore. The conference and sectional champion Miners had three selections, White River Valley and Bloomfield two each and Union, Shakamak and Eastern Greene each had one player...
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