Cardinal to speak at PU alumni event
The Purdue Alumni Club of Cass County Fall Banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the 4-H Community Center.
The speaker for the event is Brian Cardinal, who was a four-year member of the Boilermaker men’s basketball team. He played for coach Gene Keady and helped the Boilers reach the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight in 2000. He went on to play 12 years in the NBA, capping his career with a role on the 2011 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks’ squad. He has returned to Purdue University where he is an assistant director of the John Purdue Club.
Event cost is $15 per person and it includes meal. Reservations are due today to Dan Layman (574-722-1032). Guests are encouraged to bring items for Cardinal to autograph.
Carroll volley wins regular-season finale
LAFAYETTE — Carroll’s volleyball team ended its regular season with a four-game win against Faith Christian (25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 25-13) Tuesday night.
The Cougars’ lone senior, Bailey Worl, led the way. She had 24 kills and 24 digs, pushing her career kill total to 389. Also for Carroll, Lauren Worl had nine kills, Macy Willoughby had six kills and Elizabeth Eurit had 33 assists.
The Cougars (12-17) play Frontier on Saturday in the semifinal round of the Class A Clinton Prairie Sectional.
Rockets 12U goes 3-0 at tournament
WABASH — The 12U Rockets softball team went 3-0 in a recent tournament in Wabash. The Rockets defeated Indiana Shockwave, Hoosier Diamond Dawgs and Kendallville Heat.
In the pitching circle, Morgan Stetz struck out nine, walked one and gave up two hits and Alynna Richard stuck out five and gave up two hits. At the plate, Hanna Young had six hits and three RBIs, Stetz two hits and an RBI, Abby Coryea one hit and two RBIs, Aubry Jackson one hit and two RBIs, Yilian Rodriguez an RBI, Emily Phillips had two hits and an RBI Taylor Tinney had two hits and an RBI and Heidi Reed had two hits.