The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

Sports Columns

February 13, 2014

Chapman wins semistate title

Congratulations to Layna Chapman for winning the high school semistate championship this weekend! This is Chapman’s senior year at Anderson Preparatory Academy.

Chapman put together great games of 228, 212 and 255 for a 695 series during qualifying. That put Chapman in the number one spot for the day. She waited patiently for her turn as the step ladder finals began.

No. 3 seed Annalee Sisk of Rossville defeated No. 2 seed Devin Elmlinger of Avon by rolling a perfect game. As Chapman watched to see who her opponent would be, she kept her focus with some pacing and singing. Sisk was on a roll and the question was would she keep that momentum going or would the adrenaline be too much to continue her streak?

The game stayed close all the way through with neither one taking a big lead. After a few lead changes by only a few pins either way, Chapman put the pressure on by finishing first with a 214. Sisk bowled well with a 204, but fell short.

Chapman will compete in the singles event tomorrow at Woodland bowl in Indianapolis with a 9:00am start time. Chapman won regional and repeated by winning semi-state. Good luck, Layna, and keep the streak going.

Mason Ward of Alexandria rolled games of 220, 233 and 279 for a 732 series to qualify as the second seed for the boys. Ward faced number four seed Robert Rawley of Franklin Community in his step ladder match. Shooting a 237 with one awkward frame, Ward hit his ankle during his approach on a string of strikes, Rawley took advantage and shot a 257 game to win the match. Rawley went on to win the championship match defeating No. 1 seed Tanner Orebaugh of Covenant Christian.

Also advancing from the area on the boys side was Nicholas Squires of Pendleton. Squires shot a 684 series with games of 226, 232 and 226 to advance him to the state finals.

Text Only
Sports Columns
  • Rick Bramwell: Improving weather should aid morels When I looked at my wilted daffodils Tuesday morning, I knew this would be a setback for morels. The long-range forecast through April 29 calls for near normal temperatures and above normal precipitation. This is good news for the blacks and grays.

    April 16, 2014

  • SPL - PT041014 - Ken de la Bastide column - Ken sig Ken de la Bastide: Hunter-Reay's blunder proves costly A lack of patience cost Ryan Hunter-Reay and teammate James Hinchcliffe a chance at victory last weekend in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Long Beach.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Angie Colip: Bowling week filled with perfection Congratulations to Trent Jarvis for rolling two perfect games in eight days. Jarvis shot his 19th perfect game in the TNT league on March 31. He finished out his night with a 784 series.

    April 10, 2014

  • Pendleton Heights held Heritage Christian scoreless PENDLETON — With three losses in their first three games, the Pendleton Heights Arabians baseball team was ready for a break-out win. On Thursday, the Arabians jumped all over visiting Heritage Christian to take a 10-0, five inning win at Bill Stoudt Field.

    April 10, 2014

  • Rick Bramwell: Morel season just around corner

    Winter was long, spring has not sprung and I am thinking this will be one of the best morel seasons in a long time.

    April 10, 2014

  • Rick Teverbaugh: HB trying a different area approach All right, we're going to try this once again. Apparently our plan to have our area coaches use emails and faxes to get results to us wasn't exactly a smashing success.

    April 9, 2014

  • Ken de la Bastide: Chase Elliott making headlines This past weekend at Texas Motor Speedway the two NASCAR races were won by some of the younger drivers in the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series.

    April 8, 2014

  • George Bremer: Spring brings renewed hope Bobby Abreu laced a line drive single into right-center field Thursday night. Not really a noteworthy feat for a 17-year Major League Baseball veteran with 2,437 career hits. But the venue was unique — Cashman Field in Las Vegas, home of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s.

    April 7, 2014

  • AU baseball sweeps HCAC doubleheader

    The Anderson University baseball team swept conference rival Franklin College Saturday. The Ravens won the first game 3-2 and the second contest 12-11.

    April 5, 2014

  • SPT - HB0320 - Teverbaugh mug Rick Teverbaugh: Already time to scrap baseball replay The new replay system being used by Major League Baseball is an abject failure and should be scrapped immediately. Is that too quick and too harsh an assessment of this high-tech boondoggle that has been in place for only a week? No and no.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement Raw: UConn Celebrates for Second Straight Night UConn Women Win NCAA Basketball Championship Raw: Workers at Brazil Olympic Park on Strike Some Arrests As Fans Celebrate UConn Win UConn Wins NCAA Men's Basketball Championship UConn Wins NCAA Men's Basketball Champsionship Connecticut, Kentucky Fans React to NCAA Win Connecticut, Kentucky Meet for the Title AP Player of Year: Creighton's Doug McDermott Fearsome Final Foursome Head to North Texas College Athletes Take Labor Cause to Washington Northwestern Practices After Union Ruling Woods Has Back Surgery, Will Miss the Masters Raw: Obama, 'Big Papi' of Red Sox Take Selfie Raw: LA Angels Don Baylor Suffers Leg Injury Seahawks, Sounders Visit Town Near Mudslide Milwaukee Brewers' Adopted Mascot Is Big Hit Tigers' Cabrera Gets Record $292M, 10-year Deal
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should the Pacers match Portland's offer sheet to center Roy Hibbert?

Yes, Hibbert is important to the team and the community
No, four years and $58 million is too much
Not sure, I like Hibbert but think the money could be better spent elsewhere
     View Results