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Rising Sun Schools
Boys tie JCD PDF Print E-mail
Written by thillman   
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:23 AM

Rising Sun kept itself in the midst of the Ohio River Valley Conference race as they traveled to Jac-Cen-Del on Friday, Sept. 12 and tied the host Eagles 1-1.

Jac-Cen-Del took the early lead with Tyler Huff scoring about halfway through the first 20 minute half on a corner kick.

Rising Sun scored at the 10 minute mark by Angelo Gallegos with an assist from Tristan Brown.

Rising Sun had its opportunities on corner kicks but found the crossbar unkind.

Shiner keeper Derrick Eldridge salvaged the tie by stopping what would have been a go ahead goal on a penalty kick.

The Shiners had a 20-13 advantage in shots including 10-6 on goal.

Rising Sun won a half of reserve action 2-1.

Bryce Potraffke made a penalty kick and Jack Sullivan scored the second reserve goal.

The win improved the Shiners to 3-0-1 in ORVC play with key road matches at Shawe Wednesday and league leader Southwestern on Friday.

Rising Sun returned home Monday for a non-conference contest with the 11th ranked Oldenburg Academy Twisters.

The varsity game was preceded by a reserve half which was postponed by lightning.

Rising Sun won the reserve half 1-0 on a penalty kick by Scott Webb. Jason McClellan got the shutout in goal.

The varsity played through the rain and appeared headed for another tie but Oldenburg’s Hayden Johnson picked up a loose ball in the middle of the penalty box to score the only goal with 14:52 left to win 1-0.

Rising Sun was to visit Shawe Wednesday before meeting ORVC leader Southwestern on Friday. They return home for a trio of games including Jac-Cen-Del on Monday, Milan Wednesday and Shawe on Friday.


Volliers down Milan in three PDF Print E-mail
Written by thillman   
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:22 AM

The Rising Sun Lady Shiners defeated Milan in three sets on Thursday, Sept. 11 to improve their record to 2-1 in Ohio River Valley Conference play.

RS swept the best three out of five match with scores of 25-21, 25-19 and 25-17.

The Shiners were led by senior Alix DeDreu with seven kills to go with 8-for-10 serving and two aces, plus 16 defensive digs.

Kelsey Romans had six kills (coming off a season high 12 kills Rising Sun’s 25-19, 25-19, 23-25, 21-25, 15-11 loss at Southwestern). She was 18-for-21 serving with an ace and nine digs.

Tiffany Vinup added six kills.

Bailee Bostic added five kills, 12-for-14 with three aces and nine digs.

Setter Haley Presley had 25 assists and was 10-for-10 serving with an ace. Defensive specialist Bailey Baker was 13-for-14 serving with an ace and 10 digs.

Prior to the contest, starter Katie Jackson went down with an ankle injury which forced freshman Lucy Carrigan into the starting lineup. She had a pair of kills and Claire Poling had one kill in starting the final set.

Milan won the JV match in three games: 25-23, 18-25 and 15-10.

Rising Sun gave the league leading Southwestern Rebels all they could handle on Monday, Sept. 8 but came up short in the final set 15-11.

Romans was 10-for- 12 wit one ace to go with her team high 12 kills.

DeDreu was 16-for-16 at the line with nine kills and 15 digs.

Vinup posted 10 kills and three blocks with Bostic added three kills and 12-for-12 serving with 18 digs.

Baker highlighted the serving with 22-for-25 with three aces and 19 digs.

Presley was 14-for-17 with 15 digs. Jackson had three kills.

The Shiners competed in the Connersville Invitational on Saturday and went 1-2.

They lost 25-19, 25-21 to Connersville.

Vinup and DeDreu led the attack with five kills.

Madison took the Shiners 25-17, 25-18

Vinup had four kills and DeDreu two in the match.

Rising Sun beat Marion 25-14, 16-25, 15-13.

DeDreu had seven kills and was 7-for-9 with three aces.

Romans added four kills and 4-for-4 serving.

Vinup added four kills and was 11-for-12 serving as did Baker.

Bostic had two kills and 7-for-7 serving and had 15 digs along with Baker.

Presley was 9-for-10 serving with two aces.

Brittany Smith added a kill and Lucy Carrigan was 1-for-2 serving.

Rising Sun travels to Franklin County tonight and Morristown Friday then hosts South Dearborn Tuesday.

They return to conference play on Thursday, Sept. 26 as they host Switzerland County.

Scot wins pre-ORVC, boys lose tiebreaker PDF Print E-mail
Written by thillman   
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:20 AM

Talen Taylor of Switzerland County and Kinzie Scott of Rising Sun were individual winners of the annual Pre-ORVC cross country meets on Thursday at Hanover College.

Rising Sun boys tied for first place but Southwestern won the boys’ meet because of a better finish by their sixth man.

Rising Sun placed four in the top 12 which would be good enough for all conference when the ORVC meet takes place on Monday, Oct. 6.

Zach Martini led RS with a second place finish followed by Claudio Gallegos in third, Matt Yocum ninth and Colton Henry 11th.

Matt Yocum place fifth for the Shiners (25th overall) in 21:30.4.

Southwestern’s sixth and seventh runners finished ahead of Yocum to secure the win.

Other Shiner runners included Jake Scott 30th (22.27.68 and Mike Vecchiola in 35th (24:01.09).

Southwestern won the girls’ meet with Jac-Cen-Del second.

Rising Sun had just three runners because of conflict with volleyball and didn't record a team score.

Freshmen Kasey Baker placed 10th and Kyla Willhite was 26th in 27:16.3.

Pre-ORVC results

Boys points: Southwestern 50, Rising Sun 50, Jac-Cen-Del 78, South Ripley 78, Switzerland County 116, Milan 163 and Shawe Memorial 173.

Girls points: Southwestern 32, Jac-Cen-Del 44, Switzerland County 69 and South Ripley 92.

Boys individual top 12:

1 Taylor, Talen- Switzerland Co. 17:11

2 Martini, Zach- Rising Sun 18:03

3 Gallegos, Claudio- Rising Sun 18:42

4 Dobbs, Rodney- Jac-Cen-Del 18:51

5 Lawson, Josiah- Southwestern 18:55

6 Skirvin, Conner- Southwestern 18:58

7 Ary, Jade- Southwestern 19:00

8 Bradley, Michael- South Ripley 19:02

9 Yocum, Matt- Rising Sun 19:12

10 Goebel, Ethan- Shawe Memorial 19:14

11 Henry, Colton- Rising Sun 19:26

12 Stewart, Conner- Southwestern 19:34

Girls individual top 12:

1 Scott, Kinzie- Rising Sun 21:20

2 Schrimer, Whitley- Switzerland Co. 21:34

3 Reuda, Savannah- Southwestern 22:12

4 Anderson, Rebeka- Southwestern 23:08

5 Ray, Cameron- Switzerland Co. 23:23

6 Mahoney, Michaela- Southwestern 23:25

7 Simon, Maiah- Jac-Cen-Del 23:32

8 Bellingham, Shianna- Jac-Cen-Del 23:32

9 Wehner, Caroline- Shawe Memorial 23:37

10 Baker, Kasey- Rising Sun 23:49

11 Hughes, Jenna- Jac-Cen-Del 23:53

12 Bowling, Kayla- Jac-Cen-Del 24:09

Boys win JCD Invite PDF Print E-mail
Written by thillman   
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:20 AM

As the season of Invitationals continue, Rising Sun boys bounced back to claim the championship of the Jac-Cen-Del Invitational on Saturday.

The Shiners scored 61 followed by Southwestern with 65, South Decatur 73, JCD 95, Brownstown Central 120, North Decatur 122, South Ripley 130, Shawe 235, and Milan 238.

Switzerland County did not have a complete team but Talen Taylor was individual champ in 16:40.

Rising Sun was led by Zach Martini in second (17:41) with Claudio Gallegos seventh (18:13), Matt Yocum 10th (18:27),Colton Henry 14th (18:36), Derak Woystek (19:52), Matt Martini 44th (20:31) and Jake Scott 49th (21:03).

The host Lady Eagles were winners with 48 points followed by Southwestern 50, North Decatur 104, Switzerland County 105, South Ripley 133, Brownstown Central 136, Shawe 141.

Rising Sun did not have a tam but were led by Kinzie Scott in third place (21:08) behind North Decatur’s Megan Hoover (20:13) and Switzerland County’s Whitley Schirmer (20:35).

Kasey Baker was 17th (23:13) and Kyla Willhite 36th (25:52) for the Shiners.

Rising Sun was to compete in the Big Blue Invitational in North Vernon Tuesday. They run at South Dearborn on Saturday then head to Versailles next Thursday for the Pumpkin Invitational.

Girls score but drop pair PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:18 AM

The Rising Sun Lady Shiners ended their six game scoring drought but came up short of winning as Southwestern won 2-1 on Friday at Hanover.

SW's Kayla Adkins got the Rebels on top then Emma Foley made it 2-0.

Rising Sun's Molly Smeeks tapped in the Shiners' lone goal.

The South Ripley Lady Raiders posted a 1-0 win over Rising Sun on Wednesday in Versailles.

Neither team scored in the first half, although Rising Sun did find the net but it was disallowed for being offside.

Shiner keeper Erin Webb kept the Shiners in the game with a pair of penalty kick stoppers but Ripley's Sarah Boyken put back one of her deflected corner kicks for the winning goal.

Rising Sun was to visit Switzerland County Tuesday before a rematch tonight with Southwestern. They visit Knightstown Saturday before hosting sectional foe Oldenburg Tuesday and Madison Thursday.

Shiner spikers win pair from Raiders, Toppers PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:59 PM

RISING SUN – In a non-conference home court matchup last Thursday, Rising Sun varsity volleyball defeated South Ripley 3-1.

Coach Lindsey Merica's Shiner spikers bounced back from a 25-19 game one loss to take a hard-fought game two, 25-19. The game was tied 10 times before RS scored seven of the last eight points to clinch.

Lady Shiners broke free from a 5-5 tie early in game three to win going away, 25-12.

Four headers in Shiners' 6-0 boys soccer victory PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:58 PM

RISING SUN – Four headball goals – including three off corner kicks – keyed Rising Sun boys soccer's 6-0 Ohio River Valley Conference victory over visiting South Ripley Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Coach Mike Seipel's Shiner varsity outshot the Raiders 34-7 overall, including a lopsided 17-2 margin for shots on frame.

Rising Sun keeper Derrick Eldridge posted two saves in his 70-plus minutes in goal to get credit for the shutout, with Brady Murray finishing up.

Shiners rolled to a 4-0 first-half lead, starting with Jake Uhlmansiek's penalty kick goal at the 27:02 mark in the first half.

Lady Shiners scoreless in 3-game soccer skid  PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:57 PM

rought hit hard at Rising Sun's Lady Shiner varsity, starting in Saturday's Batesville Invitational tournment and continuing in a 3-0 loss at South Dearborn Monday.

Coach Christina Rumsey's Shiners were dominated by the host Lady Knights atop Wilmington Hill, outshot 57-4 (33-2 on goal) in Monday's non-conference matchup.

South Dearborn, coached by John Litcholt, took a 2-0 halftime lead and never was challenged.

Trinity Probst crossed from the left side at the 11:21 mark on the initial goal by Sydney Yoe, from the six-yard line.

Shiner jayvee boys soccer gets 1-1 draw PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:57 PM

MADISON – Rising Sun boys junior varsity soccer played to a 1-1 draw at ORVC rival Madison Shawe Memorial Monday.

Host Hilltoppers lit up the scoreboard first, at 6:18 in the first half, with Nick Weatherbee giving his team the 1-0 lead.

Shawe outshot the visiting Shiner jayvee 7-5 in the first 40 minutes of the match, including a 5-2 shots on frame differential.

Rising Sun reserves capitalized on their only shot of the second half to knot the match at 1-1. Brady Murray scored with 8:07 to play, offsetting the Hilltoppers' 9-1 second-half shots advantage.

For the match, Shawe held a substantial 16-6 shot ratio, including 9-3 targeted on frame.
Rising Sun reserve boys soccer returns to action Friday night at Jac-Cen-Del.

Five goals in 9:00 set 7-0 Shiner win PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:24 PM

Rising Sun boys soccer unleashed a torrent of five goals during a nine-minute span of the first half en route to an emphatic 7-0 homefield victory over Switzerland County Thursday, Aug. 28.

Coach Mike Seipel's Shiner varsity outshot the visiting Swiss 31-9, including 14-2 shots on frame in the lopsided win. Goalkeeper Brady Murray was credited with just two saves for the hosts.

Last Updated on Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:32 PM

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