Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


April 28, 2014

Sports briefs for Monday, April 28

Hunkeler helps Rose win conference title

DEFIANCE, Ohio — Northwestern High School product Andy Hunkeler helped Rose-Hulman win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s track and field meet over the weekend.

Hunkeler scored in three events. The Rose-Hulman senior was runner-up in shot put (48 feet, 2 inches) and runner-up in discus (141-4). He took fifth place in hammer throw (153-3).

The Fightin’ Engineers ran away from the competition, compiling 252.5 points to claim their seventh straight HCAC outdoor title. Runner-up Franklin had 118.5.

Northwestern High School product Austin Finley helped Manchester (99) score a third-place finish in the nine-team meet. Individually, the Spartan junior was sixth in the 200-meter dash (:23.47), seventh in triple jump (40-4.25) and seventh in high jump (6-0). He also ran on eighth-place teams in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.

Lindley finishes 49th in Big Ten tournament

FRENCH LICK — Western High School product Allison Lindley helped Iowa to a ninth-place finish in the Big Ten women’s golf tournament on the Pete Dye Course. The Hawkeyes carded an 18-over 306 in Sunday’s final round and had a three-round score of 62-over 926.

Lindley was fourth-low for the Hawkeyes and 49th overall. She shot a 7-over 79 in the final round and had a 54-hole total of 22-over 238.

Michigan State and Ohio State shared the Big Ten title after shooting three-round scores of 31-over 895.

22-year-old Noh nets first PGA Tour win

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Seung-Yul Noh overcame windy conditions and his nerves, shooting a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the Zurich Classic by two shots for his first PGA Tour victory.

While Noh, the leader through three rounds, never fell out of first, he did make his first three bogeys of the tournament and briefly fell into a tie with Keegan Bradley, the 2011 PGA Championship winner who had the gallery behind him.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • 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 20, 2014

  • 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

  • Sports briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 20 Visiting Judson University swept IU Kokomo 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 in NAIA volleyball action Tuesday night, spoiling the Cougars' home and season opener. Lindi Thomas led IUK with 16 kills on a .351 hitting percentage. She also had 10 digs.

    August 20, 2014

  • SPL - KT082014 - Ken de la Bastide column - column sig DE LA BASTIDE: Chase field is taking shape Lost in the media furor surrounding Tony Stewart was the fact that A.J. Almendinger recently qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Almendinger, driving for a single-car team, became the 12th different driver to score a win this season, qualifying the team for the championship hunt.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • TV Redskins Name Football [Duplicate] Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. "My very first thought is it will be

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT - KT081914 Northwestern football preview - pic FOOTBALL: Northwestern preview Northwestern's football program graduated a large senior class of more than 20 players from a 7-4 squad, leaving a fresh team that will play on different strengths. Coach John Hendryx said the Purple Tigers are a "pretty athletic group, and they're great kids. They're very, very coachable, they want to learn."

    August 19, 2014 2 Photos