Softball for our six local area high school teams during the just-completed 2021 season was somewhat of a mixed bag.
Hagerstown High School senior Dominic Anderson, an Eastern Michigan University recruit, has been named the Tri-Eastern Conference Baseball Player of the Year for the 2021 season.
The City Tournament began Saturday for the New Castle Little League Baseball Players Pitch division under hot and humid conditions on both the upper and lower diamonds.
YORKTOWN — New Castle High School juniors Dillon Bergum and Derek Tabor shot two of the best five rounds during Thursday’s IHSAA boys golf regional at The Players Club in Yorktown and qualified as individuals to compete in next week’s state finals at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel.
The top two teams in the regular season, the No. 1 Walden Eye Care Cubs and the No. 2 Lamberson and Malott Eye Center Yankees, met Tuesday evening on the lower diamond for the championship of the New Castle Little League Baseball Major League City Tournament.
GREENFIELD — Rain posed an early temporary nuisance, but skies cleared and 12 teams eventually completed Monday’s IHSAA boys golf sectional at Hawk’s Tail of Greenfield hosted by Greenfield-Central High School.
RICHMOND — Tri High School seniors Parker Engle and Evan Murphy advanced as individuals to the regional from Monday’s IHSAA boys golf sectional at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond.
CLAYTON — For the second time this year, a Parke Heritage High School athletic team has eliminated a local high school team from the IHSAA tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS — Shenandoah High School senior Erikka Hill repeated as state champion in girls shot put during Saturday’s IHSAA Track & Field State Finals at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis.
The top-seeded Walden Eye Care Cubs took care of business Thursday night, defeating the No.5 Elks #484 White Sox 9-3 on the upper diamond in one semifinal game of the New Castle Little League Baseball City Tournament.
One big-animal team will be playing for a Class 2A baseball regional championship Saturday night at Cascade High School as Knightstown will be facing Parke Heritage in the first semifinal game at 11 a.m. Saturday.
It’s been an interesting past two weeks of local high school sports, culminating Monday with four of our local high school baseball teams playing for sectional championships at four different venues.
Players and coaches on the Knightstown High School baseball team are all smiles while posing with the trophy after defeating tourney-host Heritage Christian 7-4 in Monday’s championship game of Class 2A Sectional 42. The Panthers will face Parke Heritage in this Saturday’s second semifinal g…
RICHMOND — In six of their last eight victories this season, a hard-hitting Blue River Valley baseball team had scored a combined total of 80 runs. But Monday in the championship game of Class A Sectional 56, the Vikings were short-circuited by a pitcher named LaFuze.
CENTERVILLE — The Shenandoah High School baseball team took on Class 2A No. 6 tourney-host Centerville in Monday night’s championship game of Sectional 41, and three unearned runs were the difference in the contest.
INDIANAPOLIS — Four local high school baseball teams played for sectional championships Monday, but only Knightstown was able to capture one.
YORKTOWN — The New Castle High School baseball team played Hamilton Heights in Monday evening’s championship game of Class 3A Sectional 24 at Yorktown High School and was edged by a narrow 1-0 score.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Knightstown High School baseball team traveled to Heritage Christian School Thursday evening for the second semifinal game of Class 2A Sectional 42 against Triton Central.
INDIANAPOLIS — The New Castle, Knightstown, and Blue River Valley High School boys track & field teams sent some athletes to Thursday evening’s Lawrence Central regional, hoping some of them would advance to the IHSAA state finals.
CENTERVILLE — The Hagerstown High School baseball traveled to Centerville Thursday evening to play the Class 2A No. 6 host Bulldogs in the second semifinal game of Sectional 41.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Hagerstown and Tri High School boys track & field teams sent some individuals to Thursday evening’s Warren Central regional, but none placed high enough to advance to the IHSAA state finals.
ARCADIA — The New Castle High School softball team went toe-to-toe with Class 3A No. 2 Guerin Catholic during Thursday night’s second semifinal game of Sectional 24 at Hamilton Heights High School, and never backed down.
Fresh off last Saturday’s victory in the New Castle Invitational, the New Castle High School boys golf team hosted Shenandoah in its final home meet of the season and defeated the Raiders by 29 strokes, 159-188.
INDIANAPOLIS — Some girls from New Castle, Shenandoah, and Blue River Valley High Schools traveled to the west side of Indianapolis Tuesday evening for the IHSAA girls track & field regional at Ben Davis High School.
FORTVILLE — On the evening of Tuesday, May 11, the New Castle High School girls track & field team traveled to Mt. Vernon (Fortville) High School to compete in the Hoosier Heritage Conference Meet.
RICHMOND — A winless season ended Wednesday evening for a young Tri High School baseball team as it fell 16-0 in five innings to fellow Tri-Eastern Conference school Union City in the opening game of Class A Sectional 56, hosted by Seton Catholic at McBride Stadium.
RICHMOND — The Blue River Valley High School girls tennis team reigned over Henry County during the 2021 campaign, running away with the championship of the Henry County Tournament and winning the New Castle sectional title with 5-0 victories over both the tourney-host Trojans and Knightstown.
Hot temperatures and hot tempers was the name of the game on Sunday at Mt. Lawn Speedway as the track played host to the CRA Vore’s Welding & Steel Late Model Sportsman Series for the 11th time with a 75-lap feature event.
DUBLIN — It often has been said good pitching trumps good hitting, and that’s what happened to the Class A No. 6 Tri High School softball team in its Sectional 56 game with tourney-host Cambridge City Lincoln Tuesday night at Wilson Park.
FRANKLIN — Some girls from the Hagerstown and Tri High School girls track & field teams traveled southwest Tuesday evening to Franklin Community High School for the IHSAA girls track & field regional, one of eight contested around the state on Tuesday.
LIBERTY — The Shenandoah High School softball team had a good season in several ways, but a first-round loss in Class 2A Sectional 41 to host No. 3 Union County was not the way it wanted the 2021 campaign to end.