September 17, 2014

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Shiner spikers win pair from Raiders, Toppers
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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
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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 
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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
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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.

Father and son attend Motocross camp
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:55 PM

UNDERWOOD, Ind. - Michael and Caleb Mathis of Rising Sun attended an Fellowship of Christian Athletes Motocross Camp July 24-28.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes has camps in many different sports, but this was a camp that was specifically for motocross riders and racers.

The actual camp was held at Country Lake Christian Retreat in Underwood, Ind., but the riding part of the camp was held at Hoosier Hilltoppers Motorcycle Club, in Paris Crossing, Ind., near North Vernon.

Camp days were long, but exciting with a typical day starting at 7 a.m. with a workout/warmup session and devotion.

Five goals in 9:00 set 7-0 Shiner win
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:24 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:32 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.

Martini 2nd, Scott 4th at Rushville CC Invitational
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:23 PM

Rising Sun sophomore Zach Martini finished second among 110 runners from Boys Division III schools in Saturday's Rushville Invitational cross country meet.

Martini's time of 17:04 for the 5K (3.1-mile) race placed him runner-up behind Oldenburg Academy's Curtis Eckstein (16:06) in the division in the 33rd annual Rushville event.

Girls soccer settles for 0-0 tie with Swiss
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:23 PM

Evenly-matches girls varsity soccer sides from Rising Sun and Switzerland County settled for a 0-0 tie Friday night.

DeDreu's 16 kills lead RS spikers' home win 
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 4:22 PM

Junior Alix DeDreu's 16 spike kills and five service aces led Rising Sun varsity volleyball to a 3-1 victory over Oldenburg Academy in its home opener Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Coach Lindsey Merica's Shiner spikers defeated their Class A sectional rival Twisters 25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-15 to send the home fans away happy.

DeDreu paced the attack on 28-31 spikes, while Katie Jackson went 9-11 at the net with six kills.
DeDreu also was Rising Sun's top server, on 18-for-21 at the line. Tiffany Vinup aced four serves in 18 of 22 attempts.

Shiner boys soccer takes on Swiss in scrimmage
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:12 PM

RISING SUN – Two out of three wasn't bad for Rising Sun High School boys varsity soccer in Friday night's preseason scrimmage with Switzerland County.