Local Sports

December 20, 2013

Sports briefs for Dec. 20

WINAMAC — Winamac’s girls basketball team was edged by visiting Tippecanoe Valley 52-51 Thursday night.

The Warriors outscored the Vikings 25-12 in the second half, but a 40-26 halftime deficit proved to be too much to overcome.

“The game was a tale of two halves,” Winamac coach Jeff Wagner said. “We allowed 40 in the first half and only 12 in the 2nd. The unfortunate thing is we could not get it done tonight.

“I was really happy with the team’s second half game. Now we have to put two halves together. I believe we are improving, and I like where we are headed.”

Steph Shorter had a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Warriors (4-5). Bethany Brogdon added 17 points and eight assists. Stephanie Crist and Raychel Davis chipped in five points apiece. Davis added a game-high 14 rebounds.

Winamac made just 1 of 13 3-point attempts in dropping its fourth straight contest.

Cara Hoffman led the Vikings (5-4) with 20 points. Meredith Brouyette had 12 and Caylie Teel added eight.

Winamac hosts North White at 2:30 p.m. Saturday for a Midwest Conference game.

Harrison sweeps past Logan swim teams

Harrison recorded two wins in the pool Thursday at Logansport.

The Raiders defeated the Berries 119-67 in the girls meet and 126-57 in the boys meet.

The Logan girls recorded seven first-place finishes but Harrison’s depth was too much. Rebecca Yeoman and Jennifer Crafford were triple winners to lead the Logan effort.

Yeoman won the 50 and 100 free, and Crafford took the 200 IM and 100 breast. Brooke Bullard won diving. Isabelle Kraud won the 500 free. Kraud, Crafford, Emily Clark and Yeoman won the 200 medley relay.

“It was another tough meet. We swam a good team tonight,” LHS coach Heidi Hendricks-Knight said. “We had good individual swims. Jen Crafford had a PR in the 200 IM. She also had swam great in the 100 breast. Katie Easter swam a PR in the 100 free.”

Dustin Clements had wins in the 50 free and 100 back to lead the Logansport boys.

“The guys swam really well tonight,” Hendricks-Knight said. “Zane Densborn had a good swim in the IM. Marcus Record had a good race in the 50 free.”

DePaul women defeat Pitt in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Megan Podkowa recorded her second career double-double and led the DePaul women’s basketball team to a 77-63 win over Pittsburgh in the opening game of the Duel in the Desert at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion on Thursday.

DePaul has won its last two games and improves to 6-3 on the season, while the loss halts a two-game Pittsburgh winning streak and the Panthers fell to 6-5.

Jasmine Penny played just 16 minutes in the contest before fouling out. She had four points, four rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot in the win. She was just 2 of 10 from the field.

Chanise Jenkins and Podkowa each scored 13 points which paced five Blue Demons in double figures. Podkowa’s second career double-double came with 10 rebounds.

DePaul returns to the court today to take on Washington at 1:30 p.m. EST. All games will be streamed live on

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local Sports
  • SPT-PT042014 - lhs loganland Whitney.jpg Miss Basketball Jennings earns top Loganland honor Whitney Jennings had already made quite a name for herself in basketball circles around town before she even entered high school. There were stories that a little blonde girl was tearing up middle school competition, single-handedly dominating teams.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Logansport baseball splits DH at Penn Logansport's baseball team continued its high scoring ways in a doubleheader split at Penn on Saturday. The Berries dropped the opener 12-7 before winning the game two 8-7. The Berries (5-2) pounded out 26 hits on the day, 14 in the opener and 12 in

    April 20, 2014

  • SPT-PT041814 LHS Tennis.jpg Logan tops Lewis Cass in early season tennis match Logansport's girls tennis team defeated rival Lewis Cass 4-1 Thursday in Walton. The Berries improved to 2-1 on the young season while the Kings dropped to 0-1. Whitney Jennings defeated Gabi Hartley 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Brooke Bullard defeated

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • No. 7 Lewis Cass baseball falls at HN, 3-2 Lewis Cass' baseball team suffered its first setback of the season with a 3-2 loss at Huntington North on Thursday. Kyle Dwiggins hit a two-run home run for the Class 2A No. 7 Kings (3-1) in the fourth inning. He later doubled. But the Vikings scored

    April 18, 2014

  • SPT-PT041714 - phs AOW Kayte Miller.jpg Miller looking for one more big season for the Panthers Pioneer senior Kayte Miller has enjoyed a lot of success in volleyball and softball during her four-year career. Miller has one more season of softball this spring with the Panthers before she will play the sport at Ancilla College next year. Miller

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT-PT041714 - lhs baseball.jpg Logan baseball wins at Taylor, moves to 4-1 Logansport's baseball team held off a late Taylor rally for a 13-9 win Wednesday in Kokomo. The Berries (4-1) were one out away from winning by 10-run rule in the fifth inning before the Titans (1-1) extended the game with two runs to make it a 13-4

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports briefs, April 17 Logansport to honor Jennings on May 16 The Berry Boosters and Logansport High School are having a community celebration to honor and recognize the 2014 Indiana Miss Basketball, Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year and Parade All-American Whitney Jenni

    April 17, 2014

  • SPT-PT041614 - Nate Champion.jpg Champion caps Le Moyne career with run to NCAA Tourney

    For Nate Champion reaching the NCAA Tournament was always a major goal at Division-II Le Moyne University. Champion and the Dolphins reached that goal this season during his senior year. Champion said that when he and 6-foot-11 big man Jim Janson ent

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports briefs for Wednesday, April 16 Lewis Cass senior point guard Maci Maupin will continue her basketball career at the next level.

    April 16, 2014

  • SPL - PT041614 - Tom Lindley column - Lindley column sig We're all still watching Wildcats' Calipari After winning a big case and accepting compliments from his fellow attorneys, the man thanked his colleagues and responded that he really would have liked to represent the opposition. “I think I could have won arguing their side, too,” he told them.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest

Should mushroom hunters be allowed to forage off-trail in Indiana state parks?

     View Results

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.