No. 4 Cougars ride 7-run first inning to victory
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Lincoln put together seven consecutive hits with two outs in the second inning, and the offense never let up in out-slugging visiting Linton, 14-7, at Hill Field on Friday.
South Knox scored all of its runs in the first inning and couldn't make the lead stick, as the host Spartans fell to Class A honorable mention Barr-Reeve, 7-3, in a Blue Chip Conference game Friday.
LEVELLAND, Texas — Vincennes University pole vaulter Matteo Capello concluded his record-breaking season by taking down another mark this week. The reigning Indoor National Champion in the pole vault cleared a NJCAA Outdoor Championship meet record Tuesday, and he earned his second crown in …
McKINNEY, Texas — Adam Schenk continued to enjoy his stay at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Friday, shooting a 2-under-par 70 to climb to 8-under halfway through the tournament.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. — Toby Hollland got South Knox's offense started in the opening inning, and the senior kept Lawrenceville's offense in check for six innings, allowing the Spartans to pick up a 7-3 baseball win on Wednesday.
South Knox's superiority in singles offset Rivet's edge in doubles as the Spartans took the Blue Chip Conference girls tennis match, 3-2, Thursday at the South Knox courts.
Lincoln's baseball team opened with five runs in the first inning on Wednesday, but Evansville Memorial chipped away to score in its final five at-bats, and the Tigers nipped the Alices, 9-8, in a Southern Indiana Athletic Conference game at Hill Field.
Lincoln played Evansville Mater Dei tight in all three singles spots, but only one came through with a victory as the visiting Wildcats prevailed, 4-1, in a Southern Indiana Athletic Conference girls tennis match Wednesday.
JASPER — Lincoln's baseball team squandered a scoring chance after loading the bases in the third inning, and when Jasper had a similar opportunity in the fourth, the 4A honorable mention Wildcats made it count.
Ally Sims ignited South Knox's offense with a two-run double in the third inning, and the Spartans held off North Central, 4-2, Tuesday to give veteran coach Doug Houchin his 300th career victory.
OLNEY, Ill. — Lawrenceville's defense was perfect on Tuesday, and Ethan Kelly followed suit, as the senior pitcher spun a perfect game for the Indians in a 5-0 Little Illini Conference win at Olney.
South Knox's girls tennis team played a pair of matches Tuesday, finishing a 3-2 loss to Blue Chip Conference foe Barr-Reeve before shutting out Linton, 5-0.
South Knox received hits from each spot in the order, while Rivet didn't get any production beyond its first four hitters, and that mostly led to the difference in their Blue Chip Conference baseball tilt Monday.
EVANSVILLE — Lincoln freshman Maya Miller notched a Southern Indiana Athletic Conference championship in the 100-meter hurdles as the Alices competed in their first league track meet at Evansville Central Friday.
Jeffrey Smith's two-run double was the key hit in a six-run second inning for South Knox, and the Spartans coasted to a 10-0 Blue Chip Conference five-inning baseball win over visiting Shoals on Friday.
South Knox's Will Staggs bettered his school's pole vault record again Thursday and now has the state's highest height as the Spartans rolled to a pair of home triangular meets with North Knox and Washington.
Paced by reigning 2021 indoor pole vault champions Matteo Capello and Makinzi Meurer, Vincennes University's track & field team heads to the NJCAA Outdoor National Championship meet in Texas on Tuesday.
BICKNELL — Cole Jones spun a one-hitter with eight strikeouts, and North Knox's offense took advantage of Wood Memorial's mistakes as the Warriors rolled, 14-0, in a Blue Chip Conference baseball game Friday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Adam Schenk couldn't overcome a rough start to his opening round at the Wells Fargo Championship on Thursday, settling for a 3-over-par 74.
Both Lincoln coach Bryce Crane and South Knox coach Ryan Hayden said they knew there wasn't much separating their girls tennis teams. They were proved right on the court Wednesday.
BLOOMFIELD — Chloe Cardinal was 3-for-4 with a triple and double to pace Lincoln's offensive outburst, and Alices survived a late Bloomfield surge to pick up an 8-6 softball win on Wednesday.
Vincennes University guard Randy Tucker announced recently that he has committed to play basketball next season for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
PRINCETON — Trey Fox was impressive on the mound, Lincoln's offense capitalized on a few Princeton mistakes for a big sixth inning, and the Alices held off the Tigers' late charge for an 8-4 baseball victory at Gil Hodges Field on Monday.
DUBOIS — North Knox trailed Northeast Dubois for four innings before the the Warriors went off for nine runs in the fifth, and they never let up in steamrolling the Class A honorable mention Jeeps, 15-3, for a Blue Chip Conference baseball win Monday.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Adam Schenk birdied five of the first six holes in a closing 67 Sunday, pushing him up 29 spots to finish in 18th place at the Valspar Championship.