Sports Wrap for Tuesday, May 21, 2013:
Wapahani volleyball coach Mike Lingenfelter resigned from his position yesterday. He says the time demands as the Munciana Volleyball co-director are preventing him from fully investing in the Wapahani program from the youth ages through the varsity level. Lingenfelter helped guide the Raiders to the last two Class 2A State titles, as well as a Class A title in 2003.
In baseball action yesterday, Wapahani drubbed Blue River, 10-0, in six innings. Muncie South fell to Union, 9-6. Yorktown routed Wes-Del, 9-1. Muncie Burris lost to Randolph Southern, 5-2.
In softball sectional action yesterday, in class 4A, Anderson lost to New Castle, 10-1. Pendleton Heights shut down Richmond, 10-0, in five innings. In Class 2A, Lapel out-dueled Shenandoah, 12-11.
In softball sectional action today, in Class 3A, Muncie South battles Delta. Blackford takes on Hamilton Heights. In Class 2A, Elwood battles Alexandria. Madison-Grant faces Tipton. Frankton takes on Winchester. Wapahani is against Lapel. Lincoln faces Northeastern. In Class A, Cowan battles Daleville. Union City takes on Tri. Monroe Central faces Randolph Southern.
The 2013-14 East Central Indiana Athletic Physical Night will take place from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Yorktown High School. The event is open to the first 250 student athletes who want to participate in athletics in the upcoming school year. Students are encouraged to bring the IHSAA Athletic Physical form and have it filled out prior to arrival.
Hinkle Fieldhouse will undergo some interior changes after Butler’s first season in the Big East next year. The cost of the project to the 85-year-old building is estimated at $34 million. Some of the changes will include wider concourses, 5,000 chair backs, more handicapped seating, handrails and new bathrooms. The project is expected to be completed by November 2014.
Indianapolis doubled-up Pawtucket on the road last night, 8-4. This afternoon, the Indians go for their second straight win over the Red Sox on the road. First pitch is at 12:05 p.m.
Cincinnati held off the Mets last night at Citi Field, 4-3. Tonight, the Reds will try to make it two straight wins over the Mets on the road. Pre-game coverage on 102.9 FM and 1340 AM starts at 6:40 p.m. Marty Brennamen has all of the action at 7:10.
For all of the latest national, regional and local racing news, be sure to listen to Track Talk tonight with Anderson Speedway owner Rick Dawson. Air-time is at six o’clock on 1240 AM, and on 102.9 FM and 1340 AM.