Courierarea Sports Shorts - March 3, 2014
Monday, March 03, 2014 10:00 AM
- Two boys basketball players from Trimble County and one from Carroll County have been named to the North Central Kentucky Conference 2013-14 all-conference team.
Senior guard Andrew Young and sophomore center Michael Dunaway were named all-conference for Trimble County while senior center Dakota Corbin was honored from Carroll County.
Other members of the all-conference team include: Carson Williams, Jarrod Ball and Hunter Trenery, all of conference champion Owen County; Austin Young and Landon New, both of Henry County; Kaleb Beckham and Troy Phelps, both of Gallatin County; David Jump of Williamstown; and Kyle Kinmon of Walton-Verona.
- Three members of Hanover College's track & field teams earned All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors for the recently concluded indoor season.
Sophomore Nick Jaegar earned the honor on the men's side while juniors Mackenzie Dye and Briahna Chambers picked up first team honors for the women.
Torrey Gardiner was also named to the men's Second Team and Enrico Franchini was named to the All-Sportsmanship team. For the women, Cameron Trachtman, Brittany Ferrell, Rachel Smith, Teresa Wiczynski, Jordan Moseby, Patricia Walsh and Savannah Hubbard were named Second Team All-HCAC. Hubbard's high school teammate at Southwestern, Transylvania sophomore Shelby Auxier, was also named to the Second Team.
Hanover's Megan Richey and Transylvania senior Alex Rand, a Trimble County High School graduate, were named to the All-Sportsmanship team.
Anderson's Max Kittle and Alex Friske were named the outstanding male and female track athletes, Franklin's Patrick Ellis and Manchester's Bridgette Rowe were named the outstanding male and female field athletes, Transylvania's Cole Green and Manchester's Mariah Jordan were named the outstanding male and female freshmen, and Rose-Hulman's Larry Cole (men) and Defiance's John Hartpence (women) were named coaches of the year.
- Former Madison Cub cheerleader Olivia Ralston is currently auditioning for a spot with the Indianapolis Colts cheer squad for 2014 and the team has set up Internet voting to see which candidates fans would most like to see on the squad.
Ralston, a kickboxing and Zumba instructor in Indianapolis, has been acompetitive dancer the last 14 years and served on the Ball Stet University Code Red Dance Team where she was a captain.
Although not binding in the final selection process, you can vote for candidates at www.colts.com/cheerleaders/audition_voting. As of Friday night, Ralston was one of the top vote-getters with 3,247 votes.
- Three Shawe Memorial Lady Hilltopper basketball players will participate in the Indiana Elite North/ South All-Star Game on Saturday, March 15, at Lebanon High School.
Freshman Claire Higgins will play in the first game at 9 a.m. and sophomores Maddie Waller and Sarelia Garcia will participate in the second game at 10:30 a.m.
Shawe head coach Camille Deuser will coach the South Juniors in their game at noon.
"It is a great way for the girls to get out and play different types of competition," Deuser said. "It will be a wonderful learning experience."
- Boys sectional basketball tournament tickets are currently on sale through noon on Tuesday at Shawe Memorial High School at a cost of $10 per season pass.
Shawe opens sectional play against Rising Sun at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Sectional 60 at South Decatur. For more info, call the athletic office at (812) 273-2150, Ext. 229.
- A junior high volleyball spring league is being formed for fifth through eighth graders to compete with other local teams.
All Madison girls interested in playing should attend a short informational meeting at the Madison Junior High school cafateria at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
For more info, call Madison varsity volleyball coach Jeff Lawson at (812) 701-4181.
- Madison defeated Switzerland County's record-setting boys junior varsity basketball team 61-45 on Friday in Vevay. Kevin Stewart led the Cubs (14-5) with 16 points and Mitchell Seng scored 11.
Hunter Hayes led the Pacers with 21 points and six rebounds and Caleb Furnish and Kollin Hayes had seven points each.
Switzerland ended the season with a 15-5 record, tying the schools junior varsity record for best record in team history.
- Madison Parks Department is now accepting quotes for the purchase of awards, hats, visors, T-shirts, basketball jerseys and football jerseys for its 2014 adult and youth sports seasons.
Prices quoted will be for the entire calendar year. Businesses interested in placing a quote should visit the Parks Department Office located in the Brown Gym on Broadway to pick up the necessary information.
All quotes must be received no later than Friday, March 21. For more information, call (812) 265-8308 or (812) 493-9840.