The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


May 3, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Seeger clinches WRC crown

ATTICA, Ind. — The Seeger girls tennis team clinched the Wabash River Conference team title on Thursday with a 5-0 win over Attica.

Miranda Synesael and Kiley Swisher won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0 for the Patriots, while Madeline Rhea won her match 6-2, 6-0.

The doubles teams of Bridget McGowan and Emmie Stevens and Becky and Jessi Middleton each won their matches for Seeger, who is 8-0 and ended up undefeated in WRC play at 5-0, and will play at the Delphi Invitational on Saturday.

Fountain Central 3

South Vermillion 2

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — The doubles teams of Clare McGrady and Abby Moore and Alli Fay and Jordan Lindquist each got wins as the Mustangs defeated South Vermillion.

Katharyn Majors got the one singles win for Fountain Central, who is 4-7 and will play Seeger on Monday.

Crawfordsville 5

Covington 0

COVINGTON, Ind. — Morgan Brown had the closest chance to win for the Trojans, losing 6-4, 6-2 as they were swept by Crawfordsville.

Covington is 4-4 and will play Attica on Monday.


Oakwood 10

Schlarman 3

DANVILLE — Davin Miles went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs in the Comets victory over the Hilltoppers at Danville Stadium.

With the victory, Oakwood (12-5 overall and 9-2 in the Vermilion Valley Conference) keeps pace with Salt Fork in the league standings.

Conor Jarling picked up the victory for the Comets, while Alex Anderson had two hits and an RBI, while Kyle Girton contributed two RBIs.

Schlarman Academy, which falls to 6-13 and 6-4, was led by sophomore Kevin Lane with two RBIs.

The Hilltoppers were also scheduled to play the Westville Tigers on Thursday night, but the second game of the Schlarman doubleheader was postponed by lightning.

Milford 6

Hoopeston Area 3

MILFORD — Tanner Davenport struck out eight batters and drove in two runs as the Bearcats defeated the Cornjerkers.

Kyle Bennett had two hits for Milford, while Jordan Gullquist and Wyatt Alt each had one RBI.

Andrew Samet had two hits and a RBI for Hoopeston Area while Chase Vandeveer had a RBI.

The Bearcats will host Schlarman today while the Cornjerkers will travel to Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman.

Attica 7

Fountain Central 5

ATTICA, Ind. — Wade Keller had two hits and three RBIs as the Red Ramblers defeated the Mustangs.

Jordan Capps had two RBIs for Attica, while J.R. Dunwell and winning pitcher Carson Davis each had one RBI.

Losing pitcher Tyler DePugh had a home run and two RBIs for Fountain Central, while Issac Trueblood had two RBIs and Billy Pigg had one RBI.

The Red Ramblers are 10-6 and 6-2 in the Wabash River Conference and will play Turkey Run on Saturday. The Mustangs are 6-12 and will play Covington on Tuesday.

Lafayette CC 3

Seeger 1

WEST LEBANON, Ind. — Caleb Orahood drove in the only run for the Patriots, but could not get much else against Lafayette Central Catholic.

Dakota Ware had two hits and took the loss on the mound for Seeger, who is 11-4 and will play Rockville on Saturday.


Schlarman 13

Oakwood 3

DANVILLE — Lexi Rangel had three RBIs and three hits as the Hilltoppers beat the Comets in five innings.

Taylor Rangel and Elizabeth Hawkins each had two RBIs for Schlarman while Sydne Bryant had one and Hailee Powell hit a solo home run.

Somer Wells had two hits for Oakwood while Kaylee Morman and Kasi Larsen each had one RBI.

The Hilltoppers are 11-10 and 9-2 in the Vermilion Valley Conference while Oakwood will play Armstrong-Potomac today.

Salt Fork 12

Geo-RF/Chrisman 11

CATLIN — For the second game in a row, the Buffaloes saw a seventh-inning rally thwarted by a walk-off victory.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman rallied from a 10-4 deficit with seven runs in the seventh against Salt Fork.

But the Storm loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and Camaryn Todd delivered a two-run single to left.

Kaylee McFadden led the Salt Fork offense with three hits, including a triple; while Lea Hall had a home run in the contest, which was a completion of a suspended game from earlier this year.

Brittany Hay led the Buffaloes with three hits, including two triples.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman, which has lost three straight, is 13-5 overall, 10-4 in the VVC; while Salt Fork is 10-6 overall and 8-4 in the conference.

Both teams are at home this afternoon. Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman hosts Hoopeston Area; while Salt Fork faces Bismarck-Henning in Catlin.

Westville 8

Bis-Henn 7

WESTVILLE — Courtney Gabehart hit a walk-off home run in the seventh as the Tigers got past the Blue Devils.

Ashley Hoffman had a three-run home run for Westville while winning pitcher Carson Richardson had two RBIs and Kylie Lesko added one RBI.

Emmie Hawkins had two RBIs for Bismarck-Henning while Lexi Ballard and Lauren McKenzie each had one.

The Tigers are 12-7 and 10-4 in the Vermilion Valley Conference and will play Schlarman on Monday.

The Blue Devils will take on Salt Fork today.

Hoopeston Area 12

Milford 2

MILFORD — Allison Hamilton had a home run and four RBIs as the Cornjerkers won in five innings.

Jordan McFadden and Brittney Myers each had two RBIs for Hoopeston Area while Rylee Martin gave up only five hits.

Cornisha Allen had two hits for Milford, who will play Schlarman Academy today.

The Cornjerkers are 7-13 and 4-7 in the VVC and will play Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman today.

Attica 4

Fountain Central 2

ATTICA, Ind. — The Red Ramblers scored all of their runs in the first inning and would hold on to beat the Mustangs.

Carly Stoll got the win and drove in a run for Attica, while Ashley Mitton and Alexis Burris also had one RBI and Kaylynn Kirkpatrick had two hits.

Linley Smith had two hits and one RBI for Fountain Central, who will play Tri-County on Monday.

Attica is 5-10 and will play Turkey Run on Saturday.

Rockville 13

Seeger 11

WEST LEBANON, Ind. — McKenna Mitchell had three hits with two triples and a RBI but the Patriots gave up nine runs in the sixth and lost to the Rox.

Tori Munson had two hits with three RBIs for Seeger while Makenna Cronk had a RBI double.

The Patriots were supposed to play a doubleheader with Rockville, but the second game was suspended because of lightning and darkness with Seeger down 17-8 in the fifth inning. The game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Seeger is 4-13 and 0-7 in the Wabash River Conference.


Trojans win triangular meet

COVINGTON, Ind. — Jansen Applegate was the medalist with a score of 43 as Covington defeated Turkey Run and North Vermillion at Rivercrest Golf Course.

Josh Allen shot a 45 for the Trojans, while Grady Hilge had a 47, Ethan Snyder and Tyler Hankins each carded a 51 and Adam Randles got a 54.

Text Only
  • SPT- CN0419 - Bis-Henn Baseball photo 1 Taylor slows Blue Devils BISMARCK -- After a perfect game from Ross Learnard on Tuesday, the Salt Fork baseball team received another outstanding pitching performance on Friday from Cole Taylor, who struck out nine and allowed only one hit over five innings as the Storm beat

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT - CN0419 - Danville softball photo 1 Danville blasts three homers to beat Westville WESTVILLE -- Danville coach Corey Pullin knew it was just a matter of time until junior Alissa Peelman and sophomore Lindsey Lowenstein started seeing positive results at the plate. On Friday afternoon, the duo of Peelman and Lowenstein gave the Viki

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Danville girls track wins Raider Invitational BLOOMINGTON -- The Danville girls track team picked up four wins as they were able to beat the pack at the Lady Raider Invitational on Friday. Sadie Elliott won the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 51.75 seconds for Danville, while Aariona Graham won the long ju

    April 19, 2014

  • Friday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Bismarck Salt Fork 15, Bismarck-Henning 0 Salt Fork 040 0(11) -- 15 14 0 Bis-Henn 000 0 0 -- 0 1 8 WP -- Cole Taylor. LP -- Dustyn Ingram. Two or more hits -- SF: Ross Learnard 3, Max Stutsman 3, Garrett McFadden, Lane West

    April 19, 2014

  • SPT- Cn0418 - Covington softball photo 2 Trojans cruise to victory COVINGTON, Ind. - The Covington softball team had a big first inning as they scored five runs on their way to defeating Attica 11-1. Attica threatened to score in the first, getting Karrah Pattengale to second, but they were unable to drive her home.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Lunger steps up for Buffaloes GEORGETOWN -- In only the second start of his career, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman pitcher Tyler Lunger pitched a five-hit complete game as the Buffaloes defeated Milford 8-2 on Thursday in Vermilion Valley Conference action. "I feel I threw well

    April 18, 2014

  • SPT - CN0418 - Danville boys tennis photo Maroons blitz young Vikings DANVILLE -- In the process of gaining experience, the Danville boys tennis team has taken a few lumps in the first few weeks of season. On Thursday afternoon, the Champaign Central Maroons delivered a few lessons to the younger Vikings with a 9-0 vic

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Peelman pitches no-hitter as Vikings beat Maroons CHAMPAIGN -- Alissa Peelman pitched a no-hitter as the Danville High School softball team beat Champaign Central 11-0 in five innings on Thursday in Big 12 Conference action. Peelman was also 3-of-4 with three RBIs for the Vikings while Mackenzie Kin

    April 18, 2014

  • Thursday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Georgetown Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 8, Milford 2 Milford 101 000 0 -- 2 5 10 GRFC 200 141 x -- 8 8 3 WP -- Tyler Lunger. LP -- Clayton Rieches. Two or more hits -- GRFC: Dylan Bina, Ethan Silva. 2B

    April 18, 2014

  • SPT - CN0417 - Andy Bott photo Better late than never for Bott BISMARCK -- Marshall golf coach Matt Grobe completely surprised Bismarck-Henning standout Andy Bott with an e-mail earlier this year. Bott, who is a three-time all-stater for the Blue Devils, was preparing to attend Illinois Wesleyan in the fall. "Ou

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

NCAA basketball
NJCAA Tourney Photos 2014

Check out the action at the NJCAA Division II National Men's Basketball Tournament March 18-22 at DACC. Buy photos from the Commercial-News here:

Must Read
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
NDN Video
Jabari Parker's Top 5 Plays From Duke Career Kourtney Kardashian Is a Bikini Babe More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally Debunk'd: Miley Cyrus AIDS, Cheeseburgers Cause Cancer, Military Warning Bill Previewing the NBA playoffs Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite My name is Cocaine Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday