Indiana State beat Western Illinois 15-13 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 7-4 on the season. The victory is the 5th straight for the Sycamores. Ryan Boyle had the lone touchdown in the 2nd quarter to cap off a 99 yard drive. Jerry Nunez made three field goals including the game winner from 26 yards out to clinch the win. ISU will now wait to see where they will likely be headed in the FCS Playoffs.
ISU Senior Akis Medrano competed in the NCAA Cross Country Nationals in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday. The senior finished in a time of 31:30.6 which was good for 191st place out of 255. "Being here at this National Championship meet, I just have so many emotions coming through, Medrano said.
ISU Volleyball dropped their final home match of the season to Northern Iowa in straight sets. Laura Gross led the Sycamores in kills with 12. Cassie Kawa had eight and Nikki White had seven. They finish 10-20 on the season.
Terre Haute North is sending a pair of athletes to Indiana State. Senior soccer star Liz Humphrey will head over to isu and suit up for coach Julie Hanley. Also in volleyball Chloe Mason is joining head coach Lindsay Allman's program. Finally in softball Addison Smodilla is heading to Ohio to play for Ohio Dominican.
Alli Cook and Madelyn Richey signed their letters of intent today at Northview High School. Madelyn is headed to Indiana State to play softball for the Sycamores. Shortly after Alli Cook signed hers for IUPUI volleyball. Cook led the Knights to the state title game earlier this season.
Four Braves are heading to the next level to continue their college carers. Baseball players Dillon Kinnett is going to Anderson University. The shortstop hit .385 with eight doubles and 20 runs scored last season. Brayton Reed is a pitcher and is heading to Olney Central in Illinois. He posted a 4-0 record with a 3.03 ERA this past season.
Three West Vigo Vikings are heading to play college baseball. Jake Lautenschlager is heading to West Lafayette to continue his career with the Purdue Boilermakers. Collin Salyers will is going to River College in Canton, Illinois. Also Evan Newman is heading to Lincoln Trail College.
Indiana State's Katrell Moss has been named Defensive Player of the Week by the Missouri Valley Conference. He recorded a game high 13 tackles in a win over Illinois State on Saturday. It's the second straight week he's won the honor. Moss is the 17th player in program history to surpass the 300-career tackle mark.
The North Vermillion Falcons beat South Vermillion 59-48 to win the Banks of the Wabash Tournament on Saturday night. McKenzie Crowder led the way with 18 points. Rylee Dowers added 13 points and Cierra Cheuvront totaled 10 points in the win.