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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

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National championships on line for county football players Friday (12/17/14)
A pair of Putnam County athletes still pursuing their football dreams as college players will put their talents on display Friday on the national stage. Rob Gibson, a redshirt sophomore at Marian University, will be on the field as the Knights play for the 59th NAIA Football National Championship. They face Southern Oregon in Daytona Beach ,Fla., at 3 p.m...
South Putnam graduate scores TD in Marian victory (12/11/14)
The seventh-ranked Marian University football team clinched its spot in the 59th Annual NAIA Football National Championship after the Knights defeated No. 4 Morningside College, 41-21, in the NAIA Football Championship Series Semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Elwood Olsen Stadium in Sioux City, Iowa...
Tigers move to 6-1 with win over Spalding (12/10/14)
Savannah Trees scored 20 and led DePauw to a 67-43 win over visiting Spalding at the Neal Fieldhouse. The Tigers, ranked 14th in the latest Division III coaches' poll and 16th by D3hoops.com, improved to 6-1, while the Golden Eagles dropped to 4-3. The Tigers scored eight straight in the first half capped by Lauren Abendroth's three to with 9:44 left take a 15-6 lead. DePauw led by as many as 14 in the opening 20 minutes and took a 32-20 advantage to the break...
DePauw Women's Basketball team beats Wooster in NCAC opener (12/07/14)
Behind 50 percent shooting and a plus-20 rebound margin, DePauw improved to 5-1 with a 92-69 win over visiting Wooster in the North Coast Athletic Conference opener for both schools on Saturday. Wooster dropped to 1-5. The Tigers, ranked 15th in the latest coaches' poll and 17th by D3hoops.com, got out to a quick 19-6 lead in the opening seven minutes before Wooster closed it back to single digits on Aki Shurelds' three with 10:20 left made it 24-15...
DePauw men lose to Wooster (12/07/14)
The 18th-ranked DePauw men's basketball team was back in action Saturday afternoon at Neal Fieldhouse, hosting 10th-ranked Wooster. The Fighting Scots shot 51.1 percent from the floor and never trailed in the contest on their way to a 76-63 victory...
DePauw to recognize Huffman's 500-win milestone (12/05/14)
DePauw University will recognize head women's basketball coach Kris Huffman and her recent achievement of 500 career victories in two events surrounding Saturday's 1 p.m. North Coast Athletic Conference game against Wooster. At 12:45 p.m. coach Huffman will be recognized with a brief ceremony prior to tipoff and following the contest there will be a reception in her honor in the Lilly Center lobby. The public is invited to both and there is no admission charge for the game...
Huffman wins No. 500 (12/01/14)
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - Sunday's DePauw women's basketball game was similar to many in the program's rich history as the Tigers trailed for a little over one minute early in the contest and then, methodically, wore down their opponent on the way to victory. This time the opponent was Illinois College and the final score was 70-39 in the third-place game of the Midwest Challenge...
Tiger swimmers are ranked 24th after Invite (11/23/14)
CRAWFORSDVILLE, - The 24th-ranked DePauw women's swimming and diving team took first place in the Patrick Woehnker Invitational, defeating Hope College by a score of 922-725 Saturday. The Tigers won 10 events on the second day of competition to secure the team victory. DePauw's 800 free relay team of Angela Newlon, Emily Weber, Kirsten Olson and Erin Horne touched first in 7:55.48, while the 400 relay of Caroline Bridges, Weber, Olson and Horne won with a time of 3:38.36...
DPU men capture Smokey Ballenger Championship (11/23/14)
WESTERVILLE, Ohio - The DePauw men's basketball team overcame a 12-point halftime deficit and held host Otterbein to just 12 second-half points and captured the Smokey Ballenger Tournament title with a 54-42 win over the Cardinals on Saturday. The Tigers improved to 3-0 with the win, while Otterbein dropped to 1-2...
DePauw women go 2-0 in opening weekend (11/23/14)
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - DePauw capped off a perfect opening weekend with a 63-54 win over Wisconsin-Whitewater in the Paul F. Knueppel Classic hosted by Wisconsin Lutheran College Saturday. The Tigers, ranked seventh in the coaches' poll and ninth by D3hoops.com improved to 2-0, while the Warhawks, ranked 11th by the coaches and 14th by D3hoops.com, dropped to 1-3...
Tigers land five on All-Region (11/20/14)
Five student-athletes from the DePauw field hockey team were named to the 2014 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region teams for the Great Lakes region. Seniors Paige Henry (Louisville, Ky./Kentucky Country Day) and Maggie Campbell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) and junior Grace Goodbarn (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Mountain View) were first team selections, while senior Grace Fisher (St. ...
Tigers' basketball team dominates in season opener (11/19/14)
FRANKLIN - The DePauw men's basketball team opened the 2014-15 season on the road Tuesday night, defeating Franklin College by a final score of 79-60. With the win, the Tigers moved to 1-0 on the year, while the Grizzlies dropped to 0-2. After giving up a three to start the contest, DePauw went on a 21-4 run over the opening eight minutes, seizing control of the game. ...
COLUMN: Bell or no Bell, DePauw football revival continues (11/16/14)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Make no mistake about it, things remain downright ugly for the DePauw Tigers in the Monon Bell series. Six straight losses. DePauw hasn't had a lead over Wabash since the third quarter in 2009. That's 319 minutes and 17 seconds of game action since the Tigers led 13-12 in that affair...
DPU runners earn All-Region (11/16/14)
MASON, Ohio --Backed by Heather O'Brien's 18th-place finish, the DePauw women cross country team totaled 221 points and finished seventh at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional on Saturday. Calvin won with 61 points, while Oberlin was second with 73...
DPU ends season at 7-3 after 27-3 loss in Monon Bell game (11/15/14)
CRAWFORDSVILLE --On Saturday the DePauw football team traveled to Wabash for the conclusion of their season and the Monon Bell Classic. Unfortunately for DePauw, the Tigers were unable to get into the end zone during the contest and lost to Wabash 27-3.Wabash scored two touchdowns in the first half and the Tigers just could not make enough plays to come away with points late...
DPU volleyball team's season ends in Wisconsin (11/14/14)
Kenosha, Wis. - The DePauw volleyball team got off to a fast start in its NCAA Division III Volleyball Championship Second Round Match, but 14th-ranked Carthage advance to the regional final with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-20) win over the Tigers on Friday...
DePauw team travels to Wabash for Monon Bell (11/14/14)
DePauw wraps up the 2014 season Saturday with the renewal of one of college football's oldest and most colorful rivalries as the Tigers travel to Crawfordsville to battle Wabash College for possession of the Monon Bell. Kickoff for the 121st gridiron meeting between the two schools is set for 1:07 p.m. ...
Tigers blank Maroons to advance to NCAA volleyball second round (11/14/14)
KENOSHA, Wis. - DePauw hit .282 and recorded 10 service aces on the way to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25- ) win over 25th-ranked University of Chicago in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Championship at Carthage College. The win was the Tigers' first in five appearances in the national tournament as they improved to 27-10 on the season. DePauw will face 14th-ranked Carthage after the Lady Reds topped Dominican, 3-0, in tonight's final match. Chicago finished its season at 26-14...
Tigers' football team moves to 7-2 with conference win over Hiram on Saturday (11/09/14)
The Tiger football team scored on its first five offensive possessions Saturday and then added a defensive score in jumping out to a 38-3 first-half lead on the way to a 45-12 North Coast Athletic Conference win over visiting Hiram. With the win, the Tigers improved to 7-2 overall and 6-2 in the NCAC, while the Terriers dropped to 45- overall and 3-5 in the conference...
Tigers volleyball team defeats No. 7 Oberlin in NCAC Quarterfinal match (11/07/14)
Entering the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament as the number two seed, the DePauw volleyball team is poised to make a run through the conference tournament and earn a second-straight appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Tigers (24-9, 7-1) play No. 7-seeded Oberlin (12-17, 2-6) in their quarterfinal match, Friday night starting at 7:00 p.m. Top-seeded Wittenberg (24-3, 8-0) will serve as the tournament hosts for the ninth year in a row...
Three Tigers earn All-NCAC honors (11/07/14)
Powered by three all-conference performances, DePauw totaled 94 points and finished fourth at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships. Oberlin won with 30, while Ohio Wesleyan was second with 46 and Allegheny third with 64. Heather O'Brien paced the Tigers with a 10th-place finish as she covered the 6,000-meter course in 24:18.5. ...
DePauw football team to host season's final home game (11/06/14)
DePauw returns to Nick Mourouzis Field at Blackstock Stadium for the final home game of the 2014 season when it hosts Hiram College in a North Coast Athletic Conference contest. The Tigers are 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the NCAC after last Saturday's 42-13 win at Wooster. The Terriers are 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the conference following last week's 41-10 home loss to Wabash...
DePauw football team dominates Wooster (11/02/14)
WOOSTER, Ohio -- DePauw's football team scored on the second play of the game and then four of its first six offensive possessions of the first half on the way to a 42-13 North Coast Athletic Conference win Saturday at Wooster. The Tigers improved to 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the NCAC, while the Fighting Scots dropped to 3-5 overall and 3-4 in conference play...
Tiger soccer defeats Denison, secures NCAC tourney berth (11/02/14)
Trailing Denison by just two points in the North Coast Athletic Conference standings, the goal was simple for the DePauw men's soccer team: Win and advance to NCAC postseason play. The Tigers did just that, knocking off the Big Red by a final score of 3-2...
DPU volleyball earns NCAC second place (10/28/14)
After dropping a tight opening set to visiting Hiram, DePauw rallied by winning the next three and taking a 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-17) North Coast Athletic Conference victory over the Terriers. DePauw improved to 22-7 overall and finished NCAC play at 7-1 and in second place. Hiram dropped to 19-6 overall and 5-2 in the conference...