Missouri State took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter against Indiana State’s football team, but Tanner Riley, a Center Grove graduate, took the ensuing kickoff and returned it 93 yards for the tying touchdown.
The Sycamores (4-2, 2-1) went on to win 31-17. The junior caught one pass for seven yards, assisted on a tackle and threw an incomplete pass. Teammate Justin Wood assisted on one tackle.
Nick Stoner caught one pass for nine yards and returned three punts four yards for Indiana’s football team (2-3, 0-2) in a 31-27 loss to Michigan State.
Joel Hale assisted on one tackle for the Ohio State football team (6-0) in a 63-38 win against Nebraska.
Blake Miller assisted on two tackles, one a sack, for the Southern Illinois football team
(3-3) in a 17-0 win against Illinois State.
In 3-2 Franklin’s 38-0 football win against Mount St. Joseph, Mike Wood averaged 59.8 yards on six kickoffs.
Eastern Kentucky’s football team (4-2) lost 23-20 to undefeated Tennessee State. Bryce Krebs had three solo tackles, one for a loss.
Jordan Luallen saw his first action of the season for the Cincinnati football team in a 52-14 win against Miami. Although listed on the Bearcats’ roster as a linebacker, the redshirt junior played quarterback and carried the ball twice for eight yards. Miami’s Luke Swift caught five passes for 67 yards, with a long of 31.
Joel Cox assisted on three tackles for the Ball State football team (3-3) in a 35-23 loss to Northern Illinois. Garrett Mack was the Cardinals’ long snapper.
Sean Brooks assisted on a tackle for the Anderson football team (0-5) in a 54-14 loss to Hanover.
Rose-Hulman’s golf team finished third of five teams at the Wabash Fall Classic. Kent Kraus was third for the Engineers and 23rd of 48 overall with scores of 79-81—160.
Sarah Patterson assisted on one goal for the Marian soccer team (5-6-1, 0-4) in a 3-2 loss to Taylor.
Anderson soccer player Halley Embree broke her foot in a match against Rose-Hulman and is out for the season.
The Valparaiso volleyball team (11-9, 3-2) lost 3-2 to Cleveland State and won 3-1 against Youngstown. Sarah Dooms had double-doubles in both matches, with 11 kills, 17 digs and one block in the loss and 12 kills, 14 digs, one block, two assists and two service aces in the win.
Southern Indiana’s volleyball team (9-9, 7-2) defeated Quincy and Illinois-Springfield by 3-0 scores. Kayla Heldman had 17 digs and three assists in the two matches.
Adria Pryor had 68 assists, 16 digs, two blocks and one service ace for the Toledo volleyball team (7-11, 1-5) in a 3-2 loss to Eastern Michigan, and 42 assists, five digs, and three blocks in a 3-1 loss to Central Michigan.
The St. Joseph’s volleyball team (5-15) defeated St. Francis 3-2 and lost 3-1 to Rockhurst and William Jewell. Hannah Bedan had 29 kills, eight blocks, six digs, three service aces and two assists in the three matches.
Arielle Knafel had six kills and three digs for the Indianapolis volleyball team (17-2, 9-0) in a 3-0 defeat of William Jewell.
The Marian volleyball team (10-11, 7-5) defeated Goshen 3-2 and lost 3-2 to Bethel and 3-0 to Taylor. Morgan Merrill played only in the Goshen match and had eight kills, three blocks and one dig.
Nicole Kreuzman finished fourth for Evansville and fourth of 52 runners overall in 20:17.63 at the 5K Tennessee Tech Cross Country Invitational.
St. Joseph’s won the 12-team, 6K Benedictine Cross-Country Invitational. Benedictine was fifth. The Pumas’ Kelli Lippold was 18th of 124 runners, sixth for St. Joseph’s, in 24:05.25. Megan Ryan was 49th, third for Benedictine, with a personal-best time of 25:27.10.
Competing at the 8K Rose-Hulman D-III Pre-Nationals Cross-Country Meet, Rose-Hulman’s Ryan Meyer finished 172nd in a field of 376, seventh for the Engineers, in 27:53.1.
Jamie Claeys won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles in Bellarmine’s 8-1 women’s tennis win against Franklin.
Competing at the St. Joseph’s Tennis Invitational, the Puma’s Emily Claeys won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5 singles and 8-0 at No. 3 doubles against Judson and 6-7, 7-6, 11-9 at No. 5 singles and 8-6 at No. 3 doubles against IU-Southeast.
The Indiana Wesleyan tennis team (15-0) defeated Huntington 5-0 and Spring Arbor 9-0. Sarah Richert won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5 singles against Huntington and 6-2, 6-0 at No. 6 against Spring Arbor. Diane Jones won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6 singles against Huntington.
Goalkeeper Danielle Gillies set an Anderson women’s soccer record by making 21 saves in a 5-0 loss to Hanover. She had 12 saves in the 0-12 Ravens’ 4-0 loss to Rose-Hulman.
Ryan Gallagher had five solo tackles, including a sack, and four assists for the Rose-Hulman football team (2-4, 2-2) in a 37-34 loss to Bluffton.
The Hanover volleyball team (12-12, 2-3) lost 3-2 to Mount St. Joseph and 3-1 to Rose-Hulman. Ashley Burakiewicz had 18 kills, 25 digs, one block, one assist and one service ace in the two matches.
Katie Walsh won 7-6, 6-2 at No. 1 singles and 8-4 at No. 1 doubles in IU-Southeast’s 8-1 defeat of Asbury. The sophomore lost 6-0, 6-2 and 8-1 in the Grenadiers’ 7-2 loss to St. Joseph’s.
Norfolk State tennis player Kent Austin lost 6-4, 6-2 to a Pennsylvania opponent and 6-2, 2-6, 10-5 to Delaware in singles and 8-1 to Iowa in doubles at the Pennsylvania Tennis Invitational. The junior lost singles matches in straight sets to Penn State, Coastal Carolina and Liberty and doubles matches to Liberty and North Carolina Wesleyan at the University of Virginia Fall Classic.
The IU-South Bend volleyball team (9-9) defeated Illinois Tech 3-1 and Judson 3-2 and lost 3-0 to Cardinal Stritch. Sam Stinson had nine kills, 14 digs, three assists and two blocks in the three matches.
Emily Roberts lost 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3 singles in Franklin’s 8-1 tennis loss to Bellarmine.
Franklin’s Ashley Myers finished third for the Grizzlies and 173rd of 327 runners in 25:33.7 at the Rose-Hulman 5K Pre-Nationals D-III Cross-Country Meet. Franklin was 19th of 30 teams.
Ethan Waltz had one solo tackle and five assists, and Vince Peiffer had one solo tackle and three assists for the Hanover football team (3-2, 3-0) in a 54-14 win against Anderson.
Josh Bales had one solo tackle and four assists for the Franklin football team (3-2, 3-0) in a 38-0 win against Mount St. Joseph.
Competing at the 5K Rose-Hulman D-III Pre-National Cross-Country Meet, Franklin’s Anna Murdock finished 86th of 327 runners, second for the Grizzlies, in 24:01. Franklin was 19th of 30 teams.
Vanessa Benham scored the first goal for the Franklin soccer team (4-4-2) in a 2-0 win against St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
Havana Nally lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 5 singles in Franklin’s 8-1 tennis loss to Bellarmine.
Marian’s volleyball team (10-11) defeated Goshen 3-2 and lost 3-0 to Taylor and 3-2 to Bethel. Kacie Kelly had 16 kills, 139 assists, 34 digs and 10 blocks in the three matches. The junior setter had double-doubles (assists and digs) against Bethel (44-12) and Goshen (62-16).
The Trine volleyball team (15-8, 6-4) defeated Albion 3-0 and lost 3-2 to St. Mary’s. Lauren Verkamp had 14 kills, 16 digs, three blocks, seven service aces and one assist in the two matches. Megan Verkamp had five kills, two digs, two blocks and one assist in five games in the two matches.
Jordan Sharp assisted on one tackle for the Indianapolis football team (4-2) in a 56-0 win against St. Joseph’s.
The Calumet College of St. Joseph volleyball team (9-21, 2-9) lost by 3-0 scores to St. Xavier, Trinity International, Robert Morris and Roosevelt. Abigail Hunsucker had 17 kills, 11 digs, two blocks, one assist, and one ace in the four matches.
Walt Vanderbush is a former principal for Franklin Community High School.