The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


September 28, 2013

Earl, Falcons run over Red Ramblers

ATTICA, Ind. — Jacob Earl rushed for 296 yards and five touchdowns as the North Vermillion football team ran up 45 points in the first half en route to a 52-16 win over Attica in Wabash River Conference action on Friday.

Scott scored on runs of 95, 67, 10, 9 and 5 yards for the Falcons while Brayden Woodard rushed for a 16-yard score and Abbott Dowers caught a 5-yard pass from Adam Scott for the first score of the game.

Woodard rushed for 60 yards and passed for 162 more. Cody Wright had four catches for 92 yards while Braeden Hollowell had two catches for 49 yards. Scott kicked a 32-yard field goal.

The Red Ramblers scored their points in the fourth quarter when Brady Sheridan completed a 7-yard scoring strike to Lance Whorrall and Brad Green rushed for a 5-yard score.

The Falcons are 6-0 overall and 4-1 in the WRC and will host Rockville next week in a battle of two of the top teams in the conference. The Red Ramblers are 3-3 and 2-3 and will try to get out of their slump next week against Covington.

Indiana Deaf 21 Covington 14

COVINGTON, Ind. — The Trojans were bested at home against the Deaf Hoosiers, who got their first win against Covington since the 2008 season.

Covington is 0-6 and will return to Wabash River Conference action next week against Attica.


Hilltoppers, Bearcats at Invitational

WATSEKA — Schlarman Academy’s Sarah Daily had the lowest local score as the Hilltoppers took seventh as a team at the Watseka Invitational at Shewami Golf Course.

Clayton Bateman had a 48 for Schlarman, who had a score of 193, while Dean Lambert shot a 49 and Reed Steiner carded a 51.

Alex Portwood and Jordan Gullquist each had a 48 for Milford, who was ninth with a score of 198, while Ben Leitz shot a 49 and Wade Fox had a 53.


Rochester 3 Danville 2

ROCHESTER — The Vikings took a 2-0 halftime lead, but could not hold on to it as Rochester scored on a penalty kick with 11 minutes left to get the win.

Mikee Maniquis and Jon Huff scored the goals for Danville while Jordan Allen assisted on Maniquis’ goal and Luis Rubio assisted on Huff’s.

Cameron Griffin had seven saves in goal for the Vikings, who are 5-4-3 and will play Charleston today.

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  • Thursday's Local Sports Scores PREP BOYS GOLF At Gibson City At Railside G.C. (Par 36) Team results — 1. Bismarck-Henning 166, 2. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 172 Medalist — David Warren (BH) 35. Bismarck-Henning (166) — Warren 35, Hunter Keigh 40, Josh Heidrick 44, Noah Campbell 47

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  • SPT - CN0821 - GeoRF photo 1 Realizing potential GEORGETOWN — Ask almost anyone in Vermilion County about the Georgetown-Ridge Farm football team and the typical response you will get will talk about their talent.And this season is no different.The Buffaloes return 10 starters from last year’s play

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  • Vikings compete in Classic BLOOMINGTON — The Danville boys golf team ended up 22nd as a team at the Raider Classic at the Den Golf Course on WednesdayReed Krynski led the Vikings with a score of 91 on the par 72 course, with Christian Montgomery scoring a 97, Tristan Wolfe an

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  • SPT - CN0820 - BisHenn photo 1 Going the extra mile BISMARCK — Bismarck-Henning coach Mark Dodd has really enjoyed the last few years.Not just because of the two straight Vermilion Valley Conference titles and a almost three-year unbeaten run in regular season action, but because of working with playe

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  • LOCAL ROUNDUP: Trojans defeat Chargers in volleyball opener CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — It took all five sets but the Covington Lady Trojans opened the year with a hard-fought 24-26, 25-22, 25-21, 19-25, 16-14 victory over the North Montgomery Chargers in prep volleyball action on Tuesday night.Brooke Ahrens led t

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  • SPT - CN0819 - Seeger photo 1 Patriots make changes WEST LEBANON, Ind. – Success for the Seeger Patriot football team this season will depend on two things.They will rely on technique and teamwork to reach their goals.“We’ve got a little bit of size, a little bit of speed and a few guys with a lot of

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  • B-H's Warren claims Urbana Kick-Off Classic URBANA — Bismarck-Henning’s David Warren kicked off his senior season in style, winning the Urbana Kick-Off Classic at the Urbana Country Club.Warren shot a 4-over 76 to earn a one-stroke victory over Champaign Centennial’s Isaac Overman (77), while

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  • SPT - CN0817 - North Vermillion photo 1 Trying to fill big holes CAYUGA, Ind. — Brayden Woodard and his senior teammates on the 2013 North Vermillion football team left their mark on the Wabash River Conference.The Falcons won back-to-back undefeated league titles and they enter this season with a 15-game winning

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