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Today's Sports

  • Lady Patriots top Southridge...

    The Lady Patriots pulled out a squeaker 92-90 against Southridge, while the boys fell short 121-63.

    Maranda Kline was first place in the girls’ 200 Yard Free (2:06.76), 500 Yard Free (5:39.22) and on the team of Mollie Smith, Alison Van Winkle and Mollie Chidester that placed first in the 200 Yard Free Relay (1:50.97).

    Chidester also won the 100 Yard Breaststroke (1:19.04).

    Theresa Bittle won the girls One Meter Diving with a score of 146.90.

    Smith led the girls in the 50 Yard Free with a time of :27.94 and a second place finish.

  • Rebel grapplers first at...

    South Spencer opened up a can on the Kentucky competition over the last two weeks. Their latest tourney success took place in Owensboro at the Moonlight Duals held on Saturday.

    The Rebels opened up the tourney with what would be their closest contest. South Spencer overcame Meade County 40-33.

    Matt Cisneros, Luke Small, Clint Wetzel, Zeke Harmon, Mathew Finley and  Jake Barclay won by pin fall.

    Nick Claise decisioned Simota by a final score of 18-6.

    After the Mead County close call, the Rebels destroyed Ohio County 60-22.

  • Baseball and cheerleading clinic...

    Registration Dates for South Spencer youth baseball/softball sign-ups will be held on February 14, and 21, at Angelos from 9 a.m. to noon.

    You may download the form from www.ssyl.org and mail it in to the address on the form or pick up a form at Angelos. Registration ends February 21, 2009

    SSYL is open to: boys – ages 5-14 as of April 30, 2009 and girls – ages 5-10 as of January 1, 2009.

    For more information call Warren Wilkinson at 660-0459.

  • Lady Patriots win PSCI tourney

    Heritage Hills defeated South Spencer 43-29 on Dec. 22, and went on to claim the PSCI championship.

    The lady Patriots led by Teri Rothgerber (12 points 6-8 free throw shooting) utilized a balanced attack led the game at the end of each quarter.

    Taylor Roach put up two baskets for the Lady Rebels in the opening quarter, but the Patriots got out to a 16-8 lead by the end of the period.

    Heritage Hills would cool down during the second period as they were only able to put up six points, including only two field goals.

  • Mat Pats win Ben Davis tourney

    Heritage Hills won the Ben Davis Super 16 tournament over the weekend. The Patriots had ten wrestlers place in the top five in the field of 16.

    Despite having two JV wrestlers in the line-up and forfeiting the 103 weight class the Patriots were able to lead the competition through all five rounds due to outstanding performances from all thirteen wrestlers that competed.

    Kevin Baron was the lone champion from the Patriot squad. Baron was able to pin all five of his opponents on the way to his championship.

  • Rebels top Patriots at PSCI,...

    The Patriots fell to Tecumseh in the first round, while the Rebels tripped up against Boonville in the PSCI tournament.

    The Patriots played a pretty even game with the Braves tied early on in the third quarter at 28 points.

    Something happened in that third quarter and the Braves got some hot hands. Rex Newring drained to three-point shots, as Tecumseh methodically built up an 11-point lead going into the fourth quarter. The Braves would go on to win 54-43. Leading the Patriots in scoring was Jeff Echelbarger with 12 points.

  • Lady Pats best Perry Central at...

    Heritage Hills got off to a strong start against the Lady Commodores on Saturday as they defeated Perry Central 60-46.

    Tosha Mosby drained a three-point bucket on the Lady Patriots first possession.

    Five minutes into the first quarter of action, Perry Central had to call a time out in an effort to regroup. Heritage Hills led 11-4 at this point.

    Leah Beckman came up with a loose ball just before the opening period came to an end. Beckman would drive to the other side of the court and come up with the last bucket of the period.

  • Heritage Hills places fifth at...

    Heritage Hills placed fifth at the Harrison 10-way Tournament over the weekend.

    The team went 4-0 against conference opponents and picked up its 5th win against the host Harrison High School.

    Losses to the top two ranked schools in Kentucky, Louisville Trinity (1) and Union County (2) were both decided by the last few matches of each respective dual.

    The team also competed very well against Evansville Memorial.

    Jeff Weiss, who has excelled all season, won the weight class championship at 152 lbs.

  • Still perfect in the ring

    am Alvey Pounds won the Indiana Silver Gloves on Dec. 6, in Terra Haute and the Kentucky Silver Gloves on Saturday in Ashland.

    Pounds is still unbeaten and a perfect 11-0. With his unblemished record, Pounds is tied with the longest undefeated record at SouthPaw Gym in Owensboro.

    Pounds defeated the 2008 Ohio State Fair National Champion, Akeem Maley on Saturday.

    After such a remarkable start to his boxing career, Pounds is currently training to compete at the national tournament to be held in Kansas City around August 2009.