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Hamilton County Sports Daily
  • Monday, Oct. 3

    Sports Highlight: Blackhawk Maddi Woodworth scored two of Sheridan’s eight goals in their Sectional match against Wapahani.

  • The Hamilton Southeastern cross country teams swept the Hoosier Crossroads field Saturday at Chinquapin Ridge XC course.

  • Sports Highlight: Miller Abigail Little placed sixth at conference, running an 18:39.

  • Carmel — Golfers were locked into three close races, Friday, in the 44th Annual IHSAA Girls Golf Tournament at Prairie View Golf Club. Not only was there a race at the top of the leaderboard between two familiar combatants, there was a race against the weather, and a race to get first round play complete before dark.

  • FISHERS – Hamilton Southeastern sprinted past the Noblesville Millers in the Sectional 24 Championship Friday. The No. 6 state-ranked Royals jumped ahead early and never looked back.

  • CARMEL – An indoor match at the Carmel Racquet Club changed the scenery for the Guerin Catholic and Carmel boys tennis Sectional 5 final Friday. A tough-fought match saw Carmel come out with a 4-1 victory and their sixth sectional championship in a row.

  • WESTFIELD – For the third time in as many weeks, the Westfield football team’s contest was decided by a single point. This time, however, the Class 5A No. 5 ranked Shamrocks came out on the right side of the final, 21-20 over Avon. It was also homecoming night at Westfield.

  • Guerin Catholic head football coach Tom Dilley had a big decision to make with 11 seconds remaining in a 10-10 against Brebeuf Jesuit. The Golden Eagles were sitting on a fourth down at the Braves’ 37-yard line.

  • SHERIDAN – The Sheridan Blackhawks took on the 3A Tipton Blue Devils in a low scoring, defensive battle Friday night. In the end, the Blackhawks hung on to beat Tipton 14-10.

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  • Sports Highlight: Greyhound Jerome Halsell scored Carmel’s game-winning touchdown in the last few minutes of the game.

  • BOYS TENNIS: HSE dominates Fishers Tigers
    FISHERS – It didn't take long for Hamilton Southeastern to take down their town-rival Fishers in the first round of Sectional 24. The royals took advantage of playing on their home courts for an important playoff matchup.
  • Sports Highlight: Miller David Gray scored Noblesville’s sole goal in their conference win against Brownsburg.

  • FOOTBALL: Kokomo, Heights finally make it to Lucas Oil Stadium

    INDIANAPOLIS – With the help of a rival high school and officials at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Kokomo high school football team finally gets to play in the home of the Indianapolis Colts in the 2016 season.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Guerin takes care of business, advances to sectional final

    CARMEL – Guerin made quick work of its first round boys tennis sectional opponent. So quick, in fact, the teams’ warm-up period lasted nearly as long as the actual matches.

  • CARMEL – The No. 1-ranked Carmel boys tennis team was able to snag the three-needed points to advance in the state tournament before the rains came.

  • FOOTBALL: Millers challenged by No. 8 Royals Friday

    A No. 8 state-ranked Hamilton Southeastern team with a three-win streak will be a tough sell for the non-ranked Noblesville Miller football team this coming Friday.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Senior goals propel Millers past Royals
    The No. 20 state-ranked Noblesville girls soccer delivered a 2-0 victory against No. 7-ranked Hamilton Southeastern on senior night.
  • Sports Highlight: Carmel’s Katie Soderstorm and Emily Roberts helped Carmel clinch the MIC title against Center Grove 2-1.
  • VOLLEYBALL: Senior duo leads Millers over Guerin on senior night

    The Noblesville Millers had over six players with four or more kills in Tuesday’s game against Guerin Catholic, but it was the senior duo Ashley Birkhimer and Allie Phillips’ connection that sparked the team on senior night. The Millers won 3-0 against Guerin; 25-20, 25-18, 25-20.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 27

    Sports Highlight: Darion Ghaffari scored HSE’s sole goal to defeat conference opponent Noblesville 1-0.

  • GIRLS GOLF: Third year in a row
    INDIANAPOLIS – An 18-stroke victory is no small feat. And the Westfield girls golf team managed to post a 297 team score, defeating second place Carmel.
  • GIRLS GOLF: Gehlhausen makes history

    ANDERSON – Hamilton Heights senior Caitie Gehlhausen is the first Husky girls golfer to stamp her ticket to State ever.

  • Sports Highlight: Noblesville’s Abi Little won the Bedford North Lawrence Invite with a 19:00.7, helping her team to a first place victory.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Millers celebrate seniors
    The Noblesville Miller tennis team honored their seniors Wednesday in their match against University, which they won 4-1.
  • FOOTBALL: Big plays propel Millers past Heights

    Noblesville fumbled a snap on a punt attempt early in the fourth quarter in its homecoming game against Hamilton Heights Friday at Hare Chevrolet Field. It was a play that looked like Heights was going to get its first break of the night, but Miller junior Chase Evans was able to scoop it up avoid two would-be Heights tacklers and deliver a 38-yard punt.

  • BROWNSBURG – For the second straight week the Westfield Shamrock football team found itself a point short after the whistle sounded on the final play of the night.

  • FOOTBALL: Blackhawks stay undefeated in conference

    SHERIDAN – The Sheridan Blackhawks took advantage of their homecoming Friday with a 21-0 win against Hoosier Heartland Conference and Class 1A opponent Tri-Central. The Hawks defense guided the shutout, only allowing 127 Tri-Central yards.

  • Only two weeks ago, Guerin star senior running back Carter McGinnis laid on the turf as trainers examined his injured shoulder, his season hanging in the balance. Two weeks later McGinnis slashed through Greenwood’s defense for a 32-yard gain on the sixth play of Guerin’s opening drive.

  • Sports Highlight: Makenna Hammack and Katherine Parsley each scored two goals for Sheridan girls soccer in their 5-0 conference win over Tri-County.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Huskies knock off Panthers for first conference victory

    ARCADIA – The Hamilton Heights boys soccer team dominated the first 40 minutes of their Hoosier Conference match against Western Thursday, drawing praise from Huskies coach Derrick Dean at halftime.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Rocks even conference record

    WESTFIELD – The Westfield Rocks volleyball team came out firing against Hoosier Crossroads Conference opponent Brownsburg Thursday. A back-and-forth match ended in a five-set victory for the Rocks.

  • FOOTBALL: Millers march to homecoming

    After a week of dress-up days, powder puff games and getting ready for the semi-formal, the Noblesville football team (2-3, 2-1 Hoosier Crossroads Conference) will take the field at 7:30 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. Friday in their homecoming game against county rival Hamilton Heights.

  • Noblesville high school football head coach Jason Simmons will be serving a game suspension this Friday after he was ejected from last Friday’s game against Zionsville.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Golden Eagles sweeps Zionsville

    The Guerin Catholic boys tennis team showed their No. 5 ranked power in a 5-0 win against No. 26 Zionsville Wednesday. The team ended their regular season with a 9-3 record.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Millers hand 4-1 loss to Trailblazers

    Quick work was made of four of the five matches in the Noblesville, University boys tennis battle Wednesday. Two dubs Ryan Plummer and Jackson Nance swept their two sets 6-0, 6-0.

  • Sports Highlight: Noblesville’s Lexie Bowler had 12 kills in their upset of No. 5 Carmel.
  • VOLLEYBALL: Golden Eagles swoop past conference foe Brebeuf

    The Class 3A No. 10 Guerin volleyball team got revenge against Circle City Conference foe Brebeuf Jesuit Tuesday, taking a 3-0 win from right under them.

  • Monday, Sept. 19

    Sports Highlight: Taylor Crowe and Laney Riester scored Noblesville’s two goals in their victory over Class 2A No. 2 Carmel.

  • GIRLS GOLF: Lady Millers advance to Regionals

    ANDERSON – The Noblesville Miller girls golf team placed third at the Anderson Sectional at Grandview Golf Course Monday after the meet was postponed from Saturday to yesterday.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Huskies sweep Blue Devils

    ARCADIA – The Hamilton Heights boys tennis seniors celebrated their senior night with a 5-0 shutout of conference foe Tipton Monday.

  • Most events on Saturday were canceled due to the weather, but the Riverview Health Flashrock cross country invitational at Northview Church stayed the course through the wet and muddy conditions.

  • Ten girls golf teams faced off at South Grove golf course in Indianapolis on Friday. The top three teams to advance to Regionals were Westfield, Carmel and Ben Davis with Westfield claiming the championship for the third year in a row.

  • Sports Highlight: Guerin’s Megan Wampler scored the game-winning goal in the Golden Eagles 1-0 shutout of South Bend St. Joseph.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – The Westfield Girls Golf team won their third consecutive Sectional Championship on Friday shooting a score of 292 at the Ben Davis Sectional held at South Grove Golf Course.

  • FOOTBALL: Noblesville defense dominates

    ZIONSVILLE – Each time the Zionsville offense looked like they were collecting themselves, another turnover happened.

  • FOOTBALL: Northwestern rushes past Heights

    ARCADIA - Hamilton Heights knew its Hoosier Conference battle against Northwestern Friday would feature Tiger junior running back Evan Cardwell.

  • WESTFIELD – Missed opportunities and a controversial finish spelled the first loss of the season for the highly-ranked Westfield football team Friday night against Hoosier Crossroads Conference rival Hamilton Southeastern, 21-20.

  • Broad Ripple’s first five offensive plays consisted of three negative runs, a punt and a lost fumble. Unfortunately for the Rockets, this was merely the bleak beginning to a long night against Guerin Catholic.

  • KOKOMO – Blackhawk Joey Callahan rushed for 327 yards and three touchdowns to help the Sheridan football team to a 40-14 win over Eastern Friday night. The Hawks remain undefeated in their conference at 2-3, 2-0 Hoosier Heartland.

  • GIRLS GOLF: Golden Eagles win first Circle City Conference meet

    INDIANAPOLIS – “There’s only one first time.”

    Guerin girls golf head coach Mark Matthews was referring to their first Conference meet at Smock golf course Thusrday for the Circle City Conference. Guerin came away with their first Conference trophy.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Noblesville drops five-set thriller

    The Noblesville Millers were a few points away from their first Hoosier Crossroads Conference win but Zionsville snuck ahead in the fifth set to a 16-14 win.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Heights girls soccer drops to Trojans

    The Hamilton Heights Husky girls soccer lost a 1-4 game against Bishop Chatard Thursday. Abby Hardacre scored Heights sole goal and Tessa Harr came away with 18 saves.

    The Husky’s record moves to 4-6.

  • Sports Highlight: Guerin’s Noah DeWall scored in the boys soccer 1-1 tie against No. 6 Avon off an assist by Conner Murray.

  • The Lucas Oil tickets for the Hamilton Heights vs. Twin Lakes football game on Oct. 1 arrived earlier than anticipated and ticket sales will begin tonight at the home football game.

    Sales will end after the first quarter. Ticket sales will continue Sept. 19 to Sept. 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sept. 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Sports Highlight: Caroline Sinicki racked up over 40 assists in Westfield’s five-set battle with Muncie Central.

  • Millers look to bounce back

    The Noblesville Millers were set back last Friday by the undefeated Class 5A, No. 3 Westfield Shamrocks 28-7. This week, the Millers take on another Class 5A media-ranked team in Zionsville (No. 8).

  • Hamilton Heights will get a second opportunity to play football at Lucas Oil Stadium after the first opportunity vs. Kokomo on Aug. 26 was negated by the tornadoes that hit Kokomo on Aug. 24. The game will be played on Oct. 1 verse Twin Lakes as Twin Lake’s home game. This game has been moved from its original date of Sept. 30.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Huskies squeak past Millers

    The Hamilton Heights volleyball team played to a 3-2 victory against Noblesville Tuesday.

  • SHERIDAN – After taking a beating in the first two games, the Sheridan volleyball team showed some fight in game three of its match against Hoosier Heartland Conference foe Clinton Prairie.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Blackhawks defenseless against North Montgomery

    Sheridan boys soccer took two tough losses earlier this week with a 0-9 defeat from conference foe Taylor on Monday and a 1-12 crusher against North Montgomery Tuesday.

  • Hamilton County Roundup (9/12, 9/13)

    Monday, Sept. 12

    Sports Highlight: Nicole Burkett had a hat trick in Westfield girls soccer game against Hamilton Heights.

  • BOYS TENNIS: Golden Eagles pounce on Royals

    The Guerin boys tennis team were not messing around in their first home match at their newly renovated courts Monday.

  • GIRLS GOLF: Gehlhausen wins Hoosier Conference

    KOKOMO – Senior Caitie Gehlhausen led the Hoosier Conference girls golf meet Saturday at Chippendale golf course.

  • Millers raise over $3,000 for charity

    The Noblesville girls soccer seniors choose a philanthropy project each year and this year the Millers elected to support the Megan S. Ott Foundation after one of the program’s mothers was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.

  • Sports Highlight: The Millers volleyball and girls and boys cross country teams each placed first at their invites they held Saturday. Miller Eric Hoffman won the boys invite with a 16:26 against 16 other teams.

  • FOOTBALL: Rocks burrow past Millers – Noblesville loses momentum from key penalties, fumbles

    A McGwire Plumer pick-six for Noblesville would have changed the game between Westfield and Noblesville, and possibly the outcome, if it hadn’t been called back by a penalty.

  • FOOTBALL: Huskies rush past Tipton for conference victory

    ARCADIA - Indiana and Purdue battle for the Old Oaken Bucket. Hamilton Heights and Tipton play for The Hammer, and Heights senior Clayton Cowan put the hammer of his own down on the Blue Devils, rushing for 236 yards in a 20-14 victory over the Blue Devils Friday in Hoosier Conference action at Hamilton Heights.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – With 6:28 remaining in the second quarter, Howe defensive lineman Cliff Harris ferociously slammed Guerin running back Carter McGinnis to the ground at the seven-yard line. For the next seven minutes Guerin’s season stood still as the training staff surrounded the star senior laying on the turf, his teammates all on one knee, the crowd silent.

  • SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Blackhawks took on the Carroll Cougars in a very low scoring game Friday. The Cougars shutout the Blackhawks 13-0 to improve to 4-0 on the season.

  • FISHERS – At the 10th Annual Mudsock Football game between Fishers and Hamilton Southeastern, lightning struck just as things were really starting to get hot.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Westfield outlasts Millers - Huser, Ravenell lead Rocks to 3-1 victory

    WESTFIELD – It’s Westfield and Noblesville’s rival week. The Class 4A No. 20 Westfield volleyball team brought home the first win Thursday after Noblesville’s soccer wins the previous two nights.

  • XC: Heights girls, boys cross country runners finish 2nd, 4th

    Chloe Henderson placed second in team scores, fourth overall, with a 22:17. The Lady Huskies finished second, 13 points behind Western Boone.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Millers win weekend invite

    The Noblesville Miller volleyball team went an undefeated 4-0 Saturday to take the championship of the Shondell Family Invitational tournament at Muncie Burris.

  • Sports Highlight: Huskies Lauryn Martin, Elaina Page, and Madison Bickett each had two goals in Heights’ 7-0 win against Kokomo.

  • FOOTBALL: Millers face undefeated Westfield

    The 6A Noblesville Millers (1-2) are coming off their first win in a 28-21 tight battle against Fishers. Westfield (Class 5A, No. 3) has three wins under their belt and a 48-8 win over Zionsville last week.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Millers shutout Westfield in first conference, overall victory

    The majority of Wednesday night was spent on the Westfield half of the field in the Noblesvi