Mt. Carmel & Allendale Finish 1st & 2nd In B-Team Tourney

On Saturday, February 17th, the Yellow Jackets Volleyball Tournament was held at Allendale School.  In the B-team tournament, Mt. Carmel went 3-0 to claim 1st Place and Allendale finished 2-1 to achieve 2nd Place.  St. Mary's finished in 3rd Place, while Cisne finished in 4th Place.  The following are the game scores from the B-team tournament:

Allendale defeated St. Mary's 15-11 and 15-6

Mt. Carmel defeated Cisne 15-7 and 15-9

St. Mary's defeated Cisne 15-10, 11-15, and 15-10

Mt. Carmel defeated Allendale 15-10 and 15-3

Allendale defeated Cisne 15-7 and 15-8

Mt. Carmel defeated St. Mary's 15-13 and 15-8


Warriors Blow Out Lewis & Clark By 25

The Wabash Valley College Warriors won on the road Saturday at Lewis and Clark 96 to 71.  The Warriors improve to 18-8 on the season.  WVC would go on a 26 to 12 run in the last 10 minutes of the game to pick up the win.  Marcus Garrett had 22 points, Austin Trice had 16 to be the leading scorers.

WVC plays at Lincoln Trail Wednesday night.  Only four games remaining and they are all GRAC contests.


Mt. Carmel Wins Allendale Volleyball Tournament

On Saturday, February 17th, the Yellow Jackets Volleyball Tournament was held at Allendale School.  In the A-team tournament, Mt. Carmel went 3-0 to claim 1st Place and Cisne finished 2-1 to achieve 2nd Place.  St. Mary's finished in 3rd Place, while Allendale finished in 4th Place.  The following are the game scores from the A-team tournament: 

Mt. Carmel defeated Allendale 15-6 and 15-10

Cisne defeated St. Mary’s 15-9 and 15-4

St. Mary’s defeated Allendale 10-15, 16-14, and 15-2

Mt. Carmel defeated Cisne 15-4 and 15-9

Mt. Carmel defeated St. Mary’s 15-2 and 15-9

Cisne defeated Allendale 15-8 and 15-10


This Is It...Saturday Is Senior Day For Tyra At IU

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana will celebrate decorated seniors Tyra Buss and Amanda Cahill in Senior Day festivities on Saturday against Nebraska. Tipoff is set for Noon ET on Big Ten Network. 
Indiana (14-12, 7-6 B1G) vs. Nebraska (19-7, 10-3 B1G)
Saturday, February 17, 2018 • 12 p.m. ET
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall • Bloomington, Ind.
Broadcast: BTN (Mike Monaco, Brenda VanLengen)

Promotions: Senior Day:  seniors Tyra Buss and Amanda Cahill will be honored. A pregame ceremony will take place on the court of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall at approximately 11:40 a.m. ET. A postgame video will be played following the singing of the IU alma mater followed by Tyra and Amanda addressing the crowd. Fans are asked to remain in their seats until its conclusion. The team will sign autographs postgame.
Senior Day poster: The first 500 fans will receive a commemorative poster of Amanda Cahill and Tyra Buss.
Tyra Buss Bobblehead: The first 850 fans to the south lobby marketing table will receive a voucher for a Tyra Bussbobblehead. The voucher can be redeemed beginning at the 5-minute mark of the second quarter at the south lobby marketing table. Bobbleheads will be handed out until the end of the game.
Teri Moren
Career Record: 272-181 (15th Season)
Indiana Record: 73-51 (4th Season)
Amy Williams
Career Record: 219-138 (11th Season)
Nebraska Record: 26-29 (2nd Season)
Nebraska comes into Saturday's meeting after improving to 9-0 on the road this season with a 79-69 win over Michigan State. They are led by sophomore guard Hannah Whitish (12.8 ppg., 5.1 apg.) along with junior forward Maddie Simon (10.4 ppg., 5.8 rpg.) and freshman center Kate Cain (10.3 ppg, 6.8 rpg.). They are averaging 69.8 points per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the floor. They lead the league in field goal percentage defense, holding opponents to 36.9 percent from the floor.
Nebraska leads the series, 5-4
2/19/17 - L, 64-67 (Lincoln, NE)
Seniors Tyra Buss and Amanda Cahill will be honored in their final regular season home game on Saturday against Nebraska. In their four-year careers, Buss and Cahill have been a part of 73 wins, two postseason appearances including the program's first NCAA Tournament appearance in 14 years and first tournament victory in 33 years. The duo has started in all 124 career games, as neither has never missed a game in their four-year career. A plethora of accolades between them, the duo will go down as the only two players in the top 10 of scoring to play at the same time. 
Indiana completed its first sweep of Purdue since 1984-85 with a 52-44 win at Purdue on Monday night. The Hoosiers take the two-game series this season, after also picking up the 70-54 win on Jan. 6 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The win was also the first for IU in Mackey Arena since 2008. Senior forward Amanda Cahill led the way with her ninth double-double this season with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Indiana has won six games in a row with Monday's win over Purdue. The six consecutive wins in Big Ten games is the longest streak under head coach Teri Moren and marked the longest such streak in regular season play since  1982-83. 
Indiana has battled in its share of close
games this season, deciding 12 games by eight points or less. The Hoosiers are 7-6 in games decided by eight points or less this season. Eighgt of those games have come in Big Ten play including the Monday night win at Purdue, which IU took home the win 52-44. 
The Hoosiers are playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation, which is currently 13th in Division I. They have faced six ranked opponents this season, including four of their first seven games in Big Ten play. Of those four league foes, they met three of those on the road. 
With records set in points scored, free throws made, free throws attempted, and steals, Buss will set her sights on the assist records at Indiana. Currently, Buss ranks second in assists (512) behind Tisha Hill's 533 career dishes. Buss is also registering on the all-time 3-pointers made list, coming in fourth (179) and second in attempts (570).
Category (Number To Break Record)
Assists - 13
Senior Amanda Cahill set for another
career milestone against Wisconsin on Jan. 24, as she grabbed her 1,000th rebound. She became the third player to record 1,000 rebounds along with Denise Jackson (1,273) and Whitney Thomas (1,090) to reach the career milestone. She's just the second-ever player to record over 1,700 points and 1,000 rebounds. She ranks seventh all-time in scoring (1,706), third all-time in rebounds (1,032), third in all-time double-doubles (38) and seventh in blocks (114). She is also seventh amongst all active Division I players in rebounds. 
Junior forward Kym Royster poured in 19 points as she went 7-for-10 from the field and 5-for-6 from the free throw line in Indiana's win over Illinois. It marked her 15th game in double figures this season as she is one of the most improved players in the Big Ten. The Newark, Ohio native is averaging 11.3 points per points, up 7.1 points from her sophomore season to go along with 6.2 rebounds per game (+3.6).
Freshman guard Jaelynn Penn continues to put up solid numbers for Indiana in her freshman season. She has posted ten games in double digits this season and is averaging 9.7 points and 4.9 rebounds in her freshman season. She ranks sixth in points per game amongst all Big Ten freshmen, third in steals (1.1), sixth in rebounding and sixth in assists (2.2). She is a two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week selection as she picked up honors in back-to-back weeks on Jan. 9 and Jan. 16 while starting every game for Indiana this season.
Senior guard Tyra Buss is one of ten finalists for the Senior CLASS Award, announced by the organization on Feb. 8. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their athletic platforms to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities. Fans can make up 1/3 of the final voting by visiting to cast their vote daily until March 19.
Indiana closes out the regular season on the road on Tuesday at Minnesota at 8 p.m. ET and Saturday at Iowa at Noon ET.

Info and Photo Courtesy IU Athletics

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Applebey Named To All Big 8 Girls Team

Here are the Final Standings and All-Conference Team


1. Vincennes Lincoln    6-0

2. Washington              4-2

3. Jasper                      4-2

4. Mt. Carmel               3-3

5. Princeton                 2-4

6. Mt. Vernon               2-4

7. Boonville                  0-6


Conference Team

1. Alison Hein            Vincennes Lincoln

2. Kylie Applebey       Mt. Carmel

3. Kiare Young           Princeton

4. Hannah Shrieves   Washington

5. Sara Lewis             Washington

6. Darrian Carmean   Vincennes Lincoln

7. Claire Kneis           Jasper

8. Abi Haynes            Vincennes Lincoln

9. Brooke Nottingham Jasper

10. Hannah Sisk          Princeton


5 Aces Wrestlers Headed To State

From Coach Logan Crum: With the finals about to begin Aces wrestling had a record breaking 5 state qualifiers. Going for 1st place Dayton Hall at 106, Cade Keepes at 113, Chevvy Wood at 120, Ryan Johnson at 170, going for 3rd place is Dalton Farrar at 195. 


106 Dayton Hall 1st place, 113 Cade Keepes 2nd place, 120 Chevvy Wood 2nd place, 170 Ryan Johnson 2nd place. 195 Dalton Farrar 4th place. All of these wrestlers will advance to state next weekend at the State Farm Center on campus of University of Illinois 


All Aces Wrestlers Headed To Sectional

Today at the Fairfield Class 1A Wrestling Regional, all Mt Carmel wrestlers finished in 1st-4th places at regionals and will be going to sectionals at Vandalia next weekend. Coach Logan Crum said, "We ended 2nd as a team but gave it our best effort to get first." Vandalia won the regional for an astonishing 30th year in a row. 

Aces Results. 

106 Dayton Hall 1st 

113 Cade Keepes 1st

120 Chevvy Wood 1st

132 Clay Critchfield 3rd

138 Nate Critchfield 2nd

145 Braydon Berberich 2nd

152 Chris Shelby 3rd

160 Sebastain Lowe 4th

170 Ryan Johnson 1st

195 Dalton Farrar 1st

220 Blake Kight 4th 


Albion Nips Allendale In Volleyball Opener

On Thursday, February 1st, the Allendale Yellow Jackets hosted the Albion Lions in the opening game of the 2018 season.  In the C-match, the Yellow Jackets fell in defeat in three games, 25-13, 20-25, 11-15.  In the B-match, Allendale again fell in three games, 15-25, 25-21, 4-15.  In the A-match, the Yellow Jackets were defeated in two games, 15-25 and 11-25.

Next up for the Yellow Jackets:  Monday, February 5th at West Salem with the C-game beginning at 5:15 pm.


Homecoming Matchups Next For WVC

Wabash Valley basketball teams will be at home Saturday to take on  Lake Land College.  Another big GRAC contests for both teams.

The Lady Lakers come in 6-4 in the GRAC and 14-7 overall.  They have won six of their last eight games.  They defeated Olney Central 74 to 69 and Rend Lake 82 to 57 in their last two games.  The Lady Warriors are 10-0 in the GRAC and 19-2 overall and ranked 12th in this week’s JUCO Poll.

The Lakers are 8-2 in the GRAC and hold down second place.  They are 14-6 overall.  They have had some close games and some into overtime in the last two weeks.  They lost on the road to Olney Central 110 to 109 and then to Rend Lake at home 104 to 109 in double overtime.  They also lost to Lewis and Clark at home 99 to 93.  This is a win that the Warriors let get away at Lake Land in late November.  WVC comes into the game 13-8 and 6-4 in the GRAC.

The teams have two road games next week.  Play at Southwestern on Wednesday and then at Kaskaskia on Saturday.



WVC Home For OCC Wednesday Night

After playing four of their last five games on the road the Wabash Valley College basketball teams will be home the next two games. On Wednesday they will play Olney Central and Saturday they will host Lake Land College. Saturday’s game is homecoming for Wabash. Both teams have better GRAC records than the WVC teams so it is time to win at home and move up in the standings of the conference.

Olney Lady Blue Knights come in 14-6 and in second place in the GRAC with an 8-2 record. They have won their last two games and beat Kaskaskia on Saturday 66 to 61. Top scorer is sophomore guard Kayla Sanford from North Posey HS averaging 11.7 ppg.

The Blue Knights are 13-6 and 6-4 in the GRAC. They have wins in January over Rend Lake on the road and then at home beat Lake Land in OT 110 to 109 and then Saturday they won 80 to 78. They have explosive guards in Josiah Wallace 21.1 ppg and Erikas Jakstys who averages 15.8 ppg. Both are shooting over 40% from behind the arc.

WVC Warriors are 12-8 and 5-4 in the GRAC while the women are 17-2 and 9-0 in the conference. Both teams will be looking to put together wins streaks after taking tough losses at Vincennes on Saturday.