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  • Stars overpower Chargers in 3-0 defeat
    Monday, August 31, 2015 12:43 AM

    Kinsey Humphreys had one of the four shots on goal as she tries to sneak it past the Western Boone Goalie. The Stars took one from North girls’ soccer after they won 3-0 with 10 shots on North goalie Becca Adams who was able to save seven of them. They will be returning to the pitch on Tuesday when they face county-rival Southmont in a battle for the ages.

     
  • Monday, August 31, 2015 12:42 AM

    With a 5-3 opening week, the Sagamore Athletic Conference followed up with a less grand second week at 1-7.

    The conference had some tough match-ups, facing four state-ranked schools out of the eight games. Two of the battles were between ranked schools with Tri-west down six places after last week to No.7 and Western Boone at No. 14.

    Both Class 3A schools fought hard games. Western Boone lost a close fight 25-20 against West Lafayette who were also 3A and ranked No. 3. 

     
  • Chargers lose speed in second half
    Monday, August 31, 2015 12:40 AM

    Jaron Wolf heads the ball away from Western Boone’s defender. Going into the half, both teams faced a prospect of 0-0 and a tie on the day. However, the second half veered into the Stars favor as they scored five goals during the second. North’s next game is none other than the Southmont Mounties on Monday.

     
  • Monday, August 31, 2015 12:39 AM

    The Lady Chargers went 1-2 in the Benton Central Invitational on Saturday. Their first opponent was Benton Central to whom they lost 25-14, 25-20. The battle against Faith Christian went to three sets and each one was a fight until the end. North lost the first set 23-25, grabbed the second 25-20 and then couldn’t hold on in the third losing 23-25 again. They dominated the third game, winning in two sets.

    Taylor Dyson aced four times in the third set while racking up 24 digs. Leading the Chargers in kills was Cortney Kolger with 19. Ally French and Carli Cahill came in right behind with 15 and 10.

    “Getting Cortney and the other big hitters involved is really important for us,” Coach Jodi Webster said. Seeing her make improvements was a big thing on Saturday.”

     
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 11:00 PM

    Heather Miller resigned as head coach of South’s volleyball team on Wednesday.

    “She resigned due to health issues,” athletic director Aaron Charles said. “We completely understand and thank her for the time she was here and definitely want to make sure her health is the number one most important thing.”

    Kristen Charles started as interim coach on Thursday with the Mounties against Covington. Charles coached some JV and varsity at Clinton Central. She will be joining Tim Hutson, the assistant coach, for the rest of the season.

    “Hopefully we can make the transition pretty smooth and benefit the girls,” Aaron Charles said. 

     
  • Warriors top Chargers
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:58 PM

    LINDEN - The Lady Chargers hosted Sagamore Conference foe Danville Thursday evening looking to start their Conference season off on the right foot. However, the Warriors proved too much, leaving Charger gym with a 25-11, 25-19, 25-13 win.

    The Warriors led 9-4 in set one before a rotation error on the Chargers cost them a point, and momentum. Danville (9-1, 1-0 SAC) would capitalize scoring 16 of the final 22 points of the set.

    North kept things close in set two, holding a 5-3 lead early and got as close as 17-16, which forced a Warrior timeout. Cortney Kolger had four of her team leading seven kills in the set. Danville scored eight of the next 11 points to win the set 25-19.

     
  • Athenians win with team effort
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:57 PM

    The Lady Athenians volleyball team is now 6-1 for their season record. The Athenians defeated Seeger Thursday night 25-14, 25-16 and 25-12.

    The girls racked up a total of twenty kills with the most seven from Madison Wendelin and then five from Kim Hampton. The Crawfordsville ladies had a total of 31 digs; Emily Cullen contributed the most with a total of eight. The Lady Athenians tallied twelve aces; Cullen and Caroline Schueren both contributed four.

    “It was a good team effort,” coach Kelly Johnson said. “Everyone played their roles well. They did a nice job but we were able to maintain our side of the court.”

    The Lady Athenians play again Aug. 29 as they host the Crawfordsville Invitational. 

     
  • South girls command the field
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:55 PM

    Macy Zachary scored a goal early in the game for the Lady Mounties. The Mounties ended with a victory of 4-1 over North Putnam.

     
  • Blue overtakes red 6-1
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:54 PM

    Blue took on red Thursday in the first soccer county match-up of the season. The stakes and energy were high as the rivals faced off. Spatterings of commands flew through the air, “Move!” “Middle!”, “Behind you!” The boys dove into an intense match with C’ville coming out on top 6-1.

    The Athenians took off from the get go. Wilfredo Cifuentes rocked one in early to lay the base for the game. Kalidou Diaw had a few nice runs on goal with a bicycle kick mixed in until he followed up with a second goal in the last few minutes of the first half.

    C’ville switched to more of a defensive game in the last eight minutes but Diaw turned it around with his goal at 3:30. 

     
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:50 PM

    Hello Sports Fans.

    I would like to tell you that like our three MCschools, C’ville, North and South, I started out sizzling hot – nailed all three games and then followed up with perfection in the SAC.

    Actually, I’d love to tell you that.

    Can’t.

    Unlike the boys in blue, orange and red, I stunk. For the week, I went with a mediocre, paltry, lowly, second-rate, run-of-the-mill, measly and miserable 4-4 record. I hate to say it, but there are coins out there that do better just getting flipped.

    And South? Oh boy, South! Did I really say they were going to lose by a hundred or something? I did indeed. You read it here that they were going to get whooped up on. Boy did those Mounties make me eat my words.

    You know what? Good for them. It’s a great thing to have a little attitude, a bit of a swagger. Show me now that you can do it two weeks in a row.

    And speaking of two weeks in a row. I read where Lori Poteet, photographer extraordinaire, said that all three schools winning their opener had not happened since 1994. Wonder when the last time all three started out 2-0?

     

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