Seymour tennis sharp in win


The Seymour tennis team fended off Scottsburg, 4-1, in boys tennis Friday afternoon.

Seymour swept the three singles matches and captured No. 1 doubles, losing only at No. 2 doubles on the road.

Andrew Levine (6-2, 6-4) Hunter Heckman and Joseph Schmidt (4-6, 6-3, 6-2) earned singles triumphs. Heckman had the toughest tussle against Ryan Gibson, prevailing 7-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6, 8-6.

The duo of Brandon Hubbard and Eli Meyer won its doubles match at 6-2, 6-2. Trevor Alberring and Reuben Kruse fell 7-5, 6-1 in their doubles match.

Seymour boys soccer overpower Whiteland

Isaac Schafer pumped in three goals in the second half to break open a tight game and the Owls handed Whiteland a 4-0 defeat Saturday.

It was scoreless in the first half, but Schafer’s unassisted goal started Seymour’s scoring. Cameron Cox assisted on Schafer’s second score and then Donovyn Thomas gave the Owls a 3-0 lead before Schafer completed the scoring on a penalty kick.

"It was a dominating performance in the second half,’ said coach Matt Dennis. "The boys really worked well after some half-time adjustments.

Seymour had nine shots to Whiteland’s four. The Owls are now 1-1-1 on the season.

Medora volleyball on hiatus

A positive test for the coronavirus has resulted in the temporary suspension of school and extracurricular activities at Medora, including the volleyball team.

Volleyball is the only fall sport contested at the small school. The Hornets were scheduled for matches Aug. 27, Sept. 1, and Sept. 3 and into September.

In the interim, classes will be conducted online, resuming Tuesday, Sept. 8, the day after Labor Day.

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