Sophomore Jackson Williams, a Center Grove graduate, earned medalist honors for Franklin College at the Mount St. Joseph's Stateline Shootout last weekend. Submitted

By Walt Vanderbush

Franklin College sophomore Jackson Williams earned medalist honors at the Mount St. Joseph’s Stateline Shootout. Williams, a Center Grove graduate, shot 70-75—145 to force a playoff before winning that as the Grizzlies closed their fall men’s golf season with a fourth-place performance overall.


Setter Taylor Hammill finished with 50 assists and a service ace in Middle Tennessee’s five-set win against Louisiana Tech in volleyball. Hammill followed that performance with 16 assists, five digs and four kills in a loss to Florida Atlantic.

Illinois State won volleyball matches against Loyola, Valparaiso and Indiana State. Junior Ali Line totaled 20 kills and four digs in the wins.

Freshman libero Macy Carrabine finished with seven digs and an ace in Denver’s four-set win against Nebraska-Omaha.

Army senior linebacker Alex Aukerman finished with four tackles, including a sack and forced fumble, as the Black Knights football team defeated Rice 49-12.

Western Illinois running back Max Norris carried the football 10 times for 37 as Western Illinois improved to 4-1 with a 38-29 victory at Northern Iowa.

Freshman cornerback Russ Yeast recorded five tackles for the Louisville football team in its 39-25 loss at North Carolina State.

Freshman linebacker Bailey Bennett made three tackles, including one for loss, for Marian in its 61-24 victory against St. Ambrose.

University of Indianapolis defensive end Dillon Dallas had four tackles as the Greyhounds defeated McKendree to remain unbeaten and rise to No. 5 in the NCAA Division II rankings.

Joey Siderewicz had a reception for six yards in Franklin College’s 56-26 victory against Earlham.

Indiana State running back Titus McCoy carried the ball five times for six yards in a 52-0 loss to second-ranked North Dakota.

Senior forward Gabe Edel took two shots in the Drake men’s soccer team’s 0-0 tie with Loyola.

Marian sophomore defender Nicole Jansen started in 17th-ranked Marian’s 2-1 victories against Grace and Mount Vernon Nazarene.


Georgia State volleyball played two five-set marathons in a victory against Appalachian State and a loss to Coastal Carolina. Sophomore outside hitter Morgan Hash produced 11 kills, five digs and three aces during the two matches.

Freshman Addie Payne totaled nine kills, two blocks and two digs in Evansville’s past two volleyball matches, a 3-0 loss to Northern Iowa and a 3-2 win against Bradley.

Abigail Sewell had four kills and two digs as the Franklin College volleyball team lost 3-0 to Earlham.

Jake Zackery won his match at No. 5 singles 6-0, 6-1, as Franklin College wrapped up its fall schedule with an 8-1 victory against Oakland City.


Freshman running back Dylan Rosado manufactured 224 all-purpose yards and a touchdown for Quincy’s football team in its home loss to William Jewell.

Indiana placekicker Griffin Oakes converted three point-after attempts and field goals of 30 and 21 yards in the Hoosiers’ 27-0 defeat of Charleston Southern.

Taylor sophomore Hunter Smith posted a time of 26:23.1 to finish 16th overall at the Bethel Invitational.

Junior defensive specialist Morgan Dangelo helped Point Park volleyball win three consecutive matches with a total of 38 digs.


Taylor’s men’s tennis team made it to the semifinals of the Crossroads League Tournament before losing 5-1 to Indiana Wesleyan. Jacob Scott won his No. 3 doubles match in the first round against Huntington, but narrowly dropped the semi against Indiana Wesleyan, 9-8 (6).

Indiana Wesleyan sophomore Jared Williams placed 29th at the Lucian Rosa Invitational at Kenosha, Wisconsin.


Malone freshman Allie Dalton helped the Pioneers to a ninth-place finish among 34 teams at the Lewis University Conference Crossover Meet. She placed 207th individually of 359 runners in a time of 24:57.4.


Elliott Parmer had one catch for six yards for the Franklin College football team in its victory at Earlham.


Junior cornerback James Starks contributed three tackles to Trine’s 56-21 football win at Albion.

Brenden Smith had two tackles in the Marian football team’s 61-24 triumph against St. Ambrose.

IU East golfer Hannah Johnson tied for 18th place overall with a three-day score of 267 at the River States Fall Preview in Union, Kentucky./

Sophomore defensive specialist Lucy Kiewig had a total of 17 digs for Anderson’s volleyball team in losses to Rose-Hulman and Transylvania.

Walt Vanderbush compiles a weekly notebook tracking local athletes competing at the college level. Feel free to send any tips his way at