Local sports roundup – September 3


Hornets earn first win


The Medora volleyball team defeated Lanesville 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 on Friday to pick up its first win of the season.

Katie Stewart had 32 hits with 11 of them kills as the Hornets went 75-for-90 with 20 total kills.

Stewart also led the way serving making 15 of 16 with three aces.

Medora (1-5) plays at Orleans on Thursday.


Tigers run against Shawe


The Crothersville cross-country teams ran a dual meet at Shawe Memorial (Madison) on Thursday.

Shawe topped the Tigers 20-35 in team scoring for the boys, and Crothersville’s girls had the top-3 individual finishes with no team scoring.

For the boys, Lane Wienhorst placed fourth in 20:04, Chandler Niehause was seventh at 22:21, Josh Thomas’ finished ninth in 23:54, Corey Schmelzle was 10th in 23:57 and Noah Hoskins was 11th in 23:58.

The Tigers’ Breanna Barger won the girl’s race with a time of 22:34. Piper Hensley was second in 26:17, and Hanna Wyra finished third in 28:22.


Owls down Panthers


The Seymour volleyball team made quick work of Hoosier Hills Conference foe Jennings County with a 25-11, 25-15, 25-6 victory on Thursday.

Lauren Fleetwood connected on all 19 of her hit attempts with nine kills and the Owls finished 76 of 85 with 37 kills as a team.

Serving, Hannah Sipe went 25-for-27 with three aces and the Owls finished 65-for-73 with eight.

The Owls (4-4) will play today at the Providence Invitational in Clarksville.

Bulldogs beat Braves in four


New Albany defeated Brownstown Central 25-12, 25-21, 22-25, 25-18 in non-conference action Thursday.

Claire Pace was 27-for-29 with 10 kills to lead the attack and the Braves made 93 of 113 hits with 33 kills total.

Brownstown Central converted 70 of 78 serves with eight aces.

The Braves (5-5) will play at the Providence Invitational in Clarksville today.