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TIGERS HAD EC ON ROPES IN '17 OPENER

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East Central senior weakside linebacker Evan Greiwe (17) drags down a New Albany ballcarrier on the sideline in last Friday’s controlled scrimmage on the new artificial turf at Trojan Field in St. Leon.  (Sandy Mahoney)

 

KNIGHTS KICK OFF VS. 5A SEYMOUR FRIDAY

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South Dearborn’s Dalton Guthrie (20) looks for running room in last year’s season opener at Bedford-North Lawrence.  (Garret Cobb/Bedford Times-Mail)

 

AURORA - Two teams vying to return to football relevance will butt heads in Friday night's 2018 season opener at South Dearborn.

L'BURG GIRLS BLANK TWISTERS 2-0 IN OPENER

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Lawrenceburg goalkeeper Olivia Bosch makes a diving stop on a run by Oldenburg Academy’s Leila Savage to preserve the shutout in the Lady Tigers’ 2-0 win Tuesday. (Sandy Mahoney)

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Defense was the name of the game as Lawrenceburg girls varsity soccer shut out visiting Oldenburg Academy 2-0 in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night at Dick Meador Stadium.

DICK GAINES MEMORIAL AT SPEEDWAY SAT.

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg Speedway host the Dick Gaines Memorial feature, with racing in all four car classes, this Saturday night, Aug. 18.

It’s also 47025 Zip Code Night at the Speedway, with any resident of the 47025 zip code area presenting a valid driver’s license at the front gate receiving free general admission - for adults as well as kids.

Saturday’s racing card will feature Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, Budweiser UMP Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks and Bessler's U Pull & Save Hornets.

BROWN'S FIRST 2 VARSITY GOALS SPARK EC

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East Central’s Taylor Whitehead (left) wrestles for position with a Franklin County opponent in Monday’s 3-0 season opening win by the Lady Trojans at Brookville. (Sandy Mahoney)

 

BROOKVILLE - East Central senior McKenzie Brown, who sat out her junior year with an injury that required knee surgery, made her first varsity soccer game a memorable one Monday night.

EWING, GREGG SPIKE EC TO OPENING VICTORY

 

GREENSBURG - Returning conference MVP Mackenzie Ewing drilled 13 spike kills and Molly Gregg added 10 to lead East Central varsity volleyball to a 3-0 sweep of EIAC rival Greensburg Monday.

Coach Cassie Laker’s defending Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference champions posted sweeps at both the varsity and jayvee levels as both teams opened their seasons Monday.

EC’s varsity prevailed 25-11, 28-26, 25-16, led by Ewing’s 31-36 on the attack, while Gregg was 16-19

DAVIS LEADER OUT OF THE DARKNESS

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Illuminated by camera flash, starters in Saturday night’s sixth annual Donald Bowman 5K Scholarship Run/Walk take off from the line at 9 p.m. at The Vineyard Golf Course in Quercus Grove. A total of 97 runners and race walkers completed the 3.1-mile race. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)

 

 

QUERCUS GROVE - Aurora's Jarod Davis led the field of 97 total runners and walkers out of the darkness to win Saturday's sixth annual Donald Bowman 5K Night Race at The Vineyard Golf Course.

 

SCOREBOARD 08-16

 

H.S. boys soccer

 

COACHES 2018

PRESEASON POLLS

Ind. Soccer Coaches Association

(August 6)

 

CLASS 3A

1. Zionsville

2. Lake Central

3. Hamilton SE

4. North Central

5. Penn

6. Castle

7. Bloomington South

8. Munster

9. Goshen

10. Carmel

11. Hammond Morton

12. Center Grove

13. Warsaw

14. Concord

15. Columbus East

16. W.Lafayette Harrison

L'BURG GIRLS AIM FOR POSTSEASON

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Lawrenceburg defender Avery Seig (6) cuts off a run by Kiera Oser of Rising Sun during the Lady Tigers’ 11-6-2 fall season of 2017. Ranked No. 11 in Class 2A a year ago, LHS girls kick off the 2018 campaign tonight (Tuesday) vs. Oldenburg Academy.

 

 

EC SCRIMMAGE NOT MUCH OF A GAME

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East Central senior running back Eric Rosemeyer (14) follows his blockers, including junior fullback Nicholas Griffin (45), during the defending Class 4A state champion Trojans’ preseason scrimmage against New Albany Friday.

 

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