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September 27, 2012

SPORTS IN BRIEF: Sept. 28, 2012

NEW ALBANY — >>COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL

Grendadiers smash Spalding in three sets

The IU Southeast volleyball team got back on track after dropping its last two matches, defeating Spalding on Thursday night 27-25, 25-22, 27-25.

Jade Troutman and Coral Maybriar combined for 29 of the Grenadiers’ 47 kills. Troutman had 15 kills and Maybriar 14. Also for IU Southeast, Sara Schum had six kills and Lindsey Maymon added five.

Meaghen Tompkins had a match-high 33 assists for IU Southeast.

The Grenadiers (8-7, 4-2 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) had a solid hitting percentage of .327 in the match.

The Grenadiers will return to action on Tuesday when they host Berea at 7 p.m.  

>>H.S. FOOTBALL

Jeff-NA tickets on sale

New Albany High School and Jeffersonville are both selling tickets to their annual rivalry matchup today.

The New Albany High School athletic office is selling tickets from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today, while the Jeff athletic office is selling them from 1-3 p.m. Tickets are $5 each.

>>BATS BASEBALL

Bats announce 2013 schedule

The Louisville Bats will open their 2013 season at Louisville Slugger Field on Thursday, April 4 hosting the Toledo Mud Hens. Eleven of the Bats’ 72 home games will fall on Saturdays, including Thunder Over Louisville on April 20.

New in 2013, the Bats will feature promotional giveaways on Saturdays, including Corky Miller and Aroldis Chapman bobblehead giveaways, along with three cap giveaways. Season ticket packages are available for as low as $80.

Louisville also has home games on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27 vs. Columbus), a Fourth of July Fireworks Show (Wednesday, July 3 vs. Indianapolis) and Labor Day (Monday, September 2 vs. Indianapolis).

The 2013 season marks both the franchise’s 14th year of baseball at Louisville Slugger Field and 14th year as the Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds.

Full and partial season tickets, along with group outings and suite rentals, are available by calling the Bats front office at 502-212-2287.

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