Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


March 12, 2014

Sports briefs for Wednesday, March 12

Western’s O’Neal wins District 2 award

The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday named Western guard Carley O’Neal its District 2 girls player of the week.

O’Neal helped Western upset Evansville Mater Dei 38-35 in the Class 3A state title game Saturday night at Terre Haute. The 5-foot-7 guard scored 12 points and also had six rebounds, two assists and two steals. The Davis & Elkins College recruit made 5 of 7 shots, including 2 of 3 from 3-land.

NAIA women’s tourney begins play today

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The NAIA Division II women’s basketball national tourney swings into action today with eight games. The 32-team field includes four Indiana squads — No. 1-ranked Saint Francis (33-0), No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan (26-7), No. 15 Purdue Calumet (24-6) and No. 19 Huntington (23-8).

Saint Francis opens against Ashford of Iowa (12-20) at 1 p.m. Kokomo’s Skylarr Shurn leads the Cougars. She tops the team in scoring (20.5 points per game) and assists (3.8 per game).

Indiana Wesleyan plays Oklahoma Wesleyan (22-11) at 8:30 p.m. and Purdue Calumet plays Oregon Tech (28-5) at 10:15 p.m. in the final game of the day.

Carroll product Abby Reinke plays for Indiana Wesleyan. Carroll product Quincy Eller plays for Purdue Calumet. Eller scores 3.8 ppg and shoots 39.7 percent from 3-land.

Huntington opens against Menlo of California (25-5) at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Area officials earn regional assignments

Seven KT-area officials have earned selections to work boys basketball regionals on Saturday.

Kokomo’s Pat Dumoulin and Kokomo’s Jim Newburn will work at Michigan City (4A), Camden’s Chad Myers and Galveston’s Tim Knowland will work at Southport (4A), Tipton’s Dean Martin is set for Kankakee Valley (3A), Tipton’s Mike Cherry is set for Blackford (3A) and Tipton’s Jeffrey Heard will work at Martinsville (1A).

Swimmers fare well at divisional meet

CARMEL — The Howard County Aquatics swim club competed at the Indiana Mid-Central Divisional Championship on Saturday and Sunday.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • SPL - KT082114 Brett Bowman column-pic Smackdown gets rolling tonight The three biggest nights of the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series’ season kick off tonight and conclude Saturday night with the third-running of the Stoops’ Freightliner Sprint Car Smackdown at the Kokomo Speedway.The event is rapidly gaining mo

    August 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Kokomo tennis 04 Prep roundup for Thursday, Aug. 21: Kokomo tennis tops Alex Kokomo’s boys tennis team topped Alexandria 4-1 on the Wildkat courts on Wednesday to even the Kats’ record at 1-1.The No. 1 doubles team of Blake Brookshire and Joey Hurlocker won 6-2, 6-4 and were the first point off the court for the Kats. The No.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Taylor fball practice 01 Titans adjusting on the fly to new coach When Taylor found itself without a football coach after the sudden departure of Eric Davis in the first week of preseason practice, the school turned to one person who couldn’t say no, no matter how difficult the situation.Long-time girls basketball

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • EHSvsPeruFB 19 Peru looks to take another step in the right direction The Peru football team posted a 4-6 record last year, which marked the Bengal Tigers’ best showing since the 2000 team went 7-5.Peru coach Bob Prescott would like to build on its 2013 success.“We are trying to improve every day, and taking it one day

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jenkins card Greatest Save brings Major Leaguers to Kokomo Community First Bank Executive Vice President Bob Hickman saw first hand the great benefits and excitement the Greatest Save program brought to the community of Evansville the last two years. He watched as Major League Baseball legends like Rollie Fi

    August 21, 2014 3 Photos

  • Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars NEW YORK (AP) — There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head. You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge — color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy y

    August 20, 2014

  • SPL - KT082014 - Western football preview - pic FOOTBALL: Western preview Western's football team ran the ball on 575 of its 634 offensive plays last season. Three players combined to account for 424 of the rushing attempts. Expect a much different look from the Panthers under new coach Ronnie Jankovich.

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPL - KT082014 - Cass football preview - mug FOOTBALL: Cass preview Lewis Cass may lack experience entering this season, but not moxie. The Kings return just a handful of starters from last year’s team that finished 5-5, one of the few teams in recent program history that did not win more games than it lost.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPL - KT082014 - County boys XC preview - pic BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Howard County preview Western's boys cross country team is ready to chase after more championship hardware. The Panthers are four-time defending Mid-Indiana Conference champions and two-time defending Logansport Sectional winners.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Prep roundup for Wednesday, Aug. 20 Taylor's boys soccer team got its season off to a flying start with a 5-1 victory over Western on Tuesday night, highlighted by a hat trick from Hunter Stephens. It marked the first time the Titans had beaten the Panthers in Mike Shane's tenure as coach.

    August 20, 2014

Featured Ads
SportsKT twitter
More kokomotribune.com
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.