Elmhurst College basketball player Kyle Wuest, an Edinburgh graduate, has been a key player in the Bluejays’ 3-2 record to start the season.
The sophomore is averaging 16.4 points per game, second-best on the team, in 27.4 minutes per game, while shooting .444 from the field, .409 from three-point range and .833 from the free-throw line.
He is second on the team in rebounds (5.4 per game), assists, steals and blocks. In Elmhurst’s most recent game, a 71-70 win against Webster, he scored 13 points (2 for 6, 1 for 2, 8 for 9), had a team-high nine rebounds and added two assists and two steals.
Indiana State football
player Tanner Riley received honorable mention on the All-Missouri Valley Conference Team selected by the coaches.
Joel Hale started at nose guard for Ohio State (12-0) in a 42-41 defeat of Michigan and had one solo tackle.
Joel Cox started at nose guard for the Ball State football team in a 55-14 win against Miami of Ohio and had one solo tackle, five assists and one quarterback hurry. Garrett Mack was the Cardinals’ long snapper.
Mike Wood converted a 46-yard field goal for 8-4 Franklin’s only points in a 33-3 NCAA Division III football playoff loss at Wisconsin-Whitewater. The senior averaged 65 yards on two kickoffs.
Zach Anderson, a Danville Community College baseball player, has signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball career next year at Grand Valley State College in Michigan.
The Oberlin women’s
basketball team (5-3) lost 81-60 to Olivet and defeated Kalamazoo 72-57. Katie Lucaites had 15
points (7 for 13, 1 for 2), 11 rebounds, two steals and one
assist in 42 minutes in the
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team (4-3) defeated Robert Morris 71-62 and Tennessee-Martin 70-61. Melody Doss had 14 points (5 for 10, 3 for 5, 1 for 1), a team-high nine rebounds, three assists, two steals and one blocked shot in 34 minutes against Robert Morris and team highs of 23 points (8 for 17, 4 for 6, 3 for 3) and 14 rebounds, in addition to one block and one assist, against Tennessee-Martin.
The Anderson women’s basketball team (0-4) lost 65-51 to St. Mary’s and 60-31 to Trine. Shelby Shaffer had eight points (2 for 14, 4 for 4), three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 36 minutes against St. Mary’s and three points (0 for 5, 3 for 4), five rebounds, five assists and two steals in 29 minutes against Trine.
Kirsten Gliesmann had eight rebounds, three points (1 for 6, 1 for 1), one assist and one steal in 12 minutes in 5-2 Indianapolis’
102-72 women’s basketball win against Wayne State.
The IPFW men’s basketball team (6-3) defeated Eastern Illinois 71-65 and lost 57-55 to Illinois. Joe Reed had seven points (1 for 1, 1 for 1, 4 for 6), five rebounds, one assist and two steals in 26 minutes against EIU and two points (1 for 3, 0 for 2), a team-high seven rebounds, two assists and two steals against Illinois.
The Franklin men’s basketball team (3-2) lost twice in Florida, falling 107-97 in overtime to Southeastern and 94-77 to Division II Eckerd. J.T. Barton played 12 minutes in the two games and had six points (3 for 6) and one assist.
The Danville Community College women’s basketball team (6-3) defeated Ivy Tech 112-46 and lost 68-56 to Olney. Kelsie Ratliff led her team in rebounds (9) and assists (5) and had 12 points (4 for 8, 1 for 2, 3 for 4) and one steal against Ivy Tech and had two rebounds and two steals against Olney.
The Marian women’s basketball team (4-5) lost 62-55 to Huntington and won 50-45 against Rose-Hulman. Deauna Evans had five points (2 for 5, 1 for 3, 0 for 0) in 13 minutes in the two games.
The Regis women’s basketball team (2-2) defeated Cameron 82-61 and Trevecca Nazarene 78-71. Erica Von Stein had five points (1 for 4, 1 for 3, 2 for 3), three rebounds, one steal and a team-high five assists in 24 minutes against Cameron and six points (2 for 7, 2 for 6, 0 for 0), one rebound, two assists, one steal and one blocked shot in 36 minutes against Trevecca.
The St. Francis football team (9-3) lost 28-14 to undefeated University of the Cumberlands in the second round of the NAIA national tournament. St. Francis’ Aaron Harris intercepted a pass and returned it 27 yards and carried the ball once for a one-yard loss.
IU-Southeast women’s basketball player Michaela Harris had four points (2 for 4), three assists and one steal in 18 minutes in an 87-67 loss to Lindsey Wilson. The Grenadiers are 4-3.
The Butler women’s basketball team (3-4) defeated Utah 66-54 and Eastern Washington 74-51 in Las Vegas. Haley Howard had six points (2 for 8, 2 for 2), seven rebounds, four assists and one blocked shot in 47 minutes in the two wins.
Drea Mize had one point (0 for 1, 1 for 3) and three rebounds for the Indiana women’s basketball team (7-0) in an 87-38 win against South Carolina-Upstate.
The Vincennes women’s basketball team (8-2) defeated Malcolm X 84-56 and Mineral Area 77-64. Shelby Parmer had 17 points (6 for 20, 3 for 7, 2 for 2), four assists, two steals and one rebound against Malcolm X and six points (3 for 8), three assists and one steal against Mineral Area.
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