Pharos-Tribune

January 26, 2014

Sports briefs for Sunday, Jan. 26


Pharos-Tribune

---- — Area athletic events postponed

Most of this weekend’s area athletic events were postponed.

Logansport’s girls basketball game Richmond has been rescheduled for Feb. 4. The Lady Berries next host Twin Lakes on Tuesday for Whitney Jennings’ senior night.

Lewis Cass’ boys basketball game at Northwestern was moved to Feb. 11. The Mid-Indiana Conference wrestling meet was reset for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Peru. The MIC girls swim meet will be held next Saturday at Northwestern.

Caston’s girls basketball game at Lakeland Christian has been moved to Feb. 3. Caston’s boys basketball game with North White was moved to Feb. 15 with a noon JV start.

Winamac’s girls basketball game with South Newton was postponed to Feb. 3. Winamac’s boys basketball game at Tri-County was reset for Feb. 17.

Rochester’s Towne earns national honor

ROCHESTER — Rochester freshman Hannah Towne has been named to the Max Preps Volleyball Freshman All-American team.

Towne was the top player on a 27-8 Zebras team as she produced 427 kills, 1,140 attacks, 39 aces, 116 blocks, 340 digs and 500 serve receptions.

Towne was named to the team as a middle hitter. She’s one of only 21 players in the nation named to the team by MaxPreps.com.

Le Moyne powers past tourney champs

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Le Moyne College men’s basketball team recorded a 78-68 win over Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action at the SNHU Fieldhouse.

Southern New Hampshire is the defending NE-10 tournament champ.

Senior guard Nate Champion (Logansport) registered eight points, five assists, five rebounds and three steals before fouling out for just the second time in his career.

Le Moyne (11-7, 8-4 NE-10), which has won four straight games for the first time since December 2012, returns to the court on Tuesday at Stonehill College at 7:30 p.m.

DePaul women cruise to 4th straight win

INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Rogowski scored 16 points and led the DePaul women’s basketball team to a decisive, 85-64 victory on the road at Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Jasmine Penny had five points in just 15 minutes of action for the Blue Demons (15-5, 6-2 Big East), who won their fourth straight league game.

Logan youth baseball sign-ups today

Logansport Youth Baseball is holding sign-ups for its upcoming season on from 1-5 p.m. today at the Logansport Administration Building on George Street.

The league is open to kids who are between the ages of 4-12 on May 1 of this year. Cost for the league is $40 for T-ball (4-6 year olds), $50 for rookies (6-8) and $60 for minor and major (9-12). Financial assistance is available for families that are in need of it. All new and returning players need to register on one of the two dates. All new players need to bring a copy of their birth certificates. Anyone that cannot attend can contact Anthony DeHaven at 574-721-4970. The league is also searching for coaches in all four divisions. If interested contact DeHaven.