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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.
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 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.
The Jeffersonville Youth Basketball League is currently registering for the upcoming season.
Registration forms are available at all Jeffersonville elementary and middle schools and the Jeff Parks and Recreation Department, located in Jeffersonville City Hall. In addition, registration forms will be available online at www.jybl.org in the next couple weeks.
Any boy in grades 3-8, currently attending one of Jeffersonville’s eight elementary schools, two middle schools and/or residing within the district of one of these schools, is eligible to participate.
Registration fees are $45 for first player and $35 for each additional player. The fees should be mailed to JYBL, P.O. Box 903, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, before Tuesday, Oct. 16. Any registrations postmarked after Monday, Oct. 15 or received at the placement clinic will be subject to a $5 per player late fee.
Placement clinics will be held on Oct. 16 at Jeffersonville High School’s Johnson Arena for grades 3-4 at 6 p.m., grades 5-6 at 7 p.m. and grades 7-8 at 8 p.m. Any player not attending the placement clinic, excluding the head coach’s son, will be placed on a team by lottery draw.
Anyone interested in coaching should contact Ron Cross at 502-939-3547 to complete a coach’s application. For additional information, call Tom Locke at 812-282-8887 or visit www.jybl.org.
>>HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Jeff High alumni game
The Jeffersonville High School Baseball Boosters are sponsoring the second annual JHS alumni baseball game and family day on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Don Poole Field in Jeff.
Registration is at 3 p.m. There will be a home run derby at 4 p.m., followed by batting practice and dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. and the alumni game at 7 p.m.
Former Jeff High baseball coaches Don Poole and Al Rabe will be throwing out the first pitches.
Registration is $40, which includes player fee and a T-shirt.
For additional information or to register, contact Larry Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jason Smith at email@example.com.
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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Dec. 3, 2013
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 22.5 points per game, 17-30 field goals, 3-8 3-pointers, 8-8 free throws, nine rebounds, eight assists, seven steals, two blocks; top performance: game-high 23 points, shooting 8-of-15 from the floor, 1-of-2 from 3-point range and 6-of-6 from the stripe, game-high six steals and five rebounds in the Red Wolves’ 84-76 win over Trinity Christian last Friday at the St. Xavier (Ill.) University Thanksgiving Classic; team records: 4-8 overall, 0-1 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Nov. 26, 2013
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s cross country, North Harrison graduate, Jr.) — top performance: 29th at the NCAA Championships on Saturday in Terre Haute, 30:37.8; notes: Byrne became the third male runner in Cardinals’ history to earn All-America honors at nationals; he finished the season placing in the top 20 in six of U of L’s seven meets.
Ellis officially signs with Louisville
Senior shortstop led Jeff in several categories last season
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Nov. 19, 2013
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Floyd Central graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 121 assists, 31 digs, 14 kills, 10 blocks; top performance: match-high 54 kills, 13 digs, six kills and three blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-2 home victory over South Alabama last Friday; notes: Stutsman became WKU’s all-time leader in assists in the South Alabama victory; she currently has 5,254 assists in her college career; the Hilltoppers clinched the outright Sun Belt Conference regular-season title with their victory over Georgia State last Wednesday; it was their third consecutive regular-season conference championship; WKU will have the No. 1 seed in this week’s Sun Belt Conference Tournament; team records: 27-5 overall, 17-1 Sun Belt.
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Pitino classifies Louisville’s recent run as ‘Mini Dynasty’
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North Harrison product Byrne wins American Athletic Conference title
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Former NA standout going to D2 school after stint at Purdue
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Freshman Rozier goes for 18 points, nine boards in victory over DII Kentucky Wesleyan
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