Goshen News, Goshen, IN


November 4, 2013


Goshen alum Swihart making a mark at Bethel


Women’s SoccerFreshman midfielder Gaby Romo (Goshen) netted the lone goal for the IPFW Mastodons in a 3-1 loss to North Dakota State. Despite the loss, IPFW still clinched a playoff spot in the upcoming Summit League Tournament.

Women’s SwimmingSenior Emily Wisolek (Northridge) placed first in the 200-yard backstroke (2:09.24) and second in the 100 back (1:00.51) for the Ball State Cardinals in a 182-118 loss to Michigan State. She also teamed with senior Haley Richter (Columbia City), junior Carlena Magley (DeKalb) and freshman Audrey Rodawig for a first in the 400 freestyle relay (3:31.85). Also for the Cardinals, junior Kayla Hussey (Goshen) was fifth in the 500 free (5:23.04) and sixth in the 200 butterfly (2:15.87) and junior Jamie Denlinger (Northridge) seventh in three-meter diving (204.15 points) and eighth in one-meter diving (178.34).University of Buffalo freshman Brittany Walters (Northridge) won the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.54) and was second in the 200 butterfly (2:08.07)) as the Bulls dropped a 140-89 decision to Ohio University. Walters teamed with junior Becky Evangelista, freshman Courtney Cook and sophomore Paula Stoddard for a first in the 400 free relay (3:33.70).

Women’s Cross CountrySophomore Juni Schirch (Goshen) was the fifth runner for Eastern Mennonite and the 21st overall finisher (26:02.80) as the Royals took second place in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships in Farmville, Virginia.Several area runners competed in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at Defiance, Ohio. Manchester junior Rachel Weeber (Concord) was 10th (23:34.7), Anderson junior Desiree Maran (Goshen) 17th (24:36.9), Anderson sophomore Janell Bender (Westview) 24th (24:49.6) and Manchester senior Laura Gladfelter 85th (28:05.4).Men’s Cross CountryManchester junior Drew Hammel (Northridge) placed 10th (32:30.2) in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at Defiance, Ohio.

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  • Tigers-Rays-Mariners Trade Baseball [GOSHEN NEWS] MLB: Flurry of moves made at trade deadline Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

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  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Grandstands feel a little empty at NASCAR races

    Two decades after NASCAR started running at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the crowds have thinned considerably. It's probably no reflection on the sport's massive following, which stretches from coast to coast, but it surely doesn't NASCAR's image help when the cameras pan across all of those empty seats.

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  • Colts Camp Football [GOSHEN NEWS] NFL: Colts lose 2nd starter with season-ending injury ANDERSON — The injuries are already piling up in Indianapolis.

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  • Nadal Withdraws Tennis [GOSHEN NEWS] TENNIS: Nadal withdraws from two tournaments Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

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  • NFL: Colts look for second-year LB to take big step forward ANDERSON — Big Bjoern has certainly made his presence felt during the first week of training camp for the Indianapolis Colts. Bjoern Werner -- the 6-foot-3, 257-pound second-year outside linebacker for the Colts -- is being counted on to big a major force on the Indianapolis defense this season.

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  • Bridgestone Invitational Golf-3 [GOSHEN NEWS] GOLF: Woods hopeful for more good memories at the Firestone AKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.

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  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Sideshows involving Rice and Dungy stain NFL's image

    Pro football training camps should be all about, well, football. But the talk around the NFL is about Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two-game suspension, Tony Dungy's indelicate remarks about Michael Sam and Jim Irsay's largesse. What kind of league is Roger Goodell running?

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  • NCAA Concussion Lawsuit-9 [THE GOSHEN NEWS] NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit via fund CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and

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  • Offense adapting to new arsenal ANDERSON — Dwayne Allen didn’t often recognize the Indianapolis Colts offense he was watching from the sideline last season.The third-year tight end suffered a season-opening hip injury in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders, then watched as left guar

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  • Running back Rainey is released ANDERSON — Just days after earning praise for his playmaking ability from head coach Chuck Pagano, running back Chris Rainey was waived by the Indianapolis Colts on Monday morning.The news was broken in a press release around 8:30 a.m. and later conf

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