Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Sports

September 13, 2013

Bulldogs beat Lions 21-0 and go to 4-0 on season

Two teams entered the night undefeated and something had to give.

The Batesville Bulldogs went to a perfect 4-0 for the first time since 2009 with a 21-0 victory over the visiting Rushville Lions.

Defensively, the Bulldogs continued to provide the spark. The Lions were held to only 25 yards passing and 81 on the ground. The Bulldogs recorded three interceptions and recovered one fumble.

“The defense has been the heart and soul of this team for the first four games,” BHS head coach Eric Heppner said. “Tonight, they were put in some tough situations and got us out of them each time.

“We have had some good play from a variety of people to this point. Tonight, Cody Reer was just unreal. Colin Brown continues to be a key player on the defensive side of the ball as well,” he added.

Reer caused and recovered a fumble and finished with two sacks and a pair of tackles for loss. He led the team in tackle points, which is a combination of solo and assisted tackles.  Reer ended the game with 16 tackle points (three solo and 10 assists) followed closely by Brown with 15 (five solo and five assists).

Scoreless at the end of the first two quarters, neither team could establish much momentum.

The Bulldogs capitalized on a key fourth down run by quarterback Connor Schuck early in the fourth quarter. The play came right after a 12-yard pass play from Schuck to Austin Westerfeld, which set up the fourth and five situation.

Two plays later, Batesville senior Boston Gowan scampered 18 yards around the left side for the game’s first score. Peter Heil added the extra point to make it 7-0 at the 8:59 mark.

The Lions continued to struggle against the Bulldog defense. A three-and –out led to a punt on the next possession. Their next series resulted in a near interception by Tom Chaffee and later another punt.

Text Only
Sports
  • spt - bv080114 - Lumbermen Pudge Pitching Lumbermen win thriller vs. Rising Sun Belle River In Vintage Baseball Association play, the Batesville Lumbermen continued their winning ways as they hosted the Rising Sun Belle River Baseball Club Sunday, July 27, according to teammate Tim Fullenkamp. The match was originally scheduled to be played

    August 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPORTS BRIEFS Local athlete in championship Madison McCreary, 17, Batesville, finished 25th of 84 players in the Indiana Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship held Tuesday-Thursday, July 15-17, at Tippecanoe Country Club, Monticello.The daughter of Steve a

    August 1, 2014

  • BHS honors record-breaking swimmers The Batesville High School swim teams held their 12th annual team recognition and awards banquet last spring to mark the completion of the 2013-14 season, according to coach T.J. Greene.Freshmen Emily Gutzwiller and Taylor Villani were named co-Most

    August 1, 2014

  • Hoeing to pitch in game at Wrigley Batesville High School senior Bryan Hoeing has been invited to participate in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game at 8:05 p.m. (7:05 p.m. CST) Saturday, Aug. 16, at Wrigley Field, Chicago, according to the Baseball Factory Web site (http://bit.ly/

    August 1, 2014

  • spt - bv072514 - Lumbermen team Lumbermen sweep pair of doubleheaders In Vintage Baseball Association action, the Batesville Lumbermen hosted the Indianapolis Hoosiers Saturday, July 19, in Oldenburg as part of the Freudenfest festivities. Batesville Lumbermen are members of the Vintage Baseball Association, playing by

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Coaches name state's top high school basketball players The 12th annual Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/Indiana High School Athletic Association Top 100 Showcase events are slated for July 23 (girls) and July 24 (boys) at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis.The events are designed to give exposur

    July 22, 2014

  • spt - bv071814 - Babe Ruth Tournament breakdown GRAPHIC Batesville hosts major Babe Ruth Tournament Batesville’s team made it to the quarterfinals in the 10-and-under Central Indiana Babe Ruth Tournament hosted at The Plex here July 10-13. Muncie eliminated Batesville Saturday afternoon, July 12.Riley defeated Muncie and Mooresville-Wilson won over

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grant will fund museum's film project A $12,000 grant from the Efroymson Family Fund has been awarded for the historic film project at the Milan ‘54 Hoosiers Museum, said fundraiser Timothy Molinari.The film project will include for the first ever individual interviews from all 11 surviv

    July 18, 2014

  • spt - bv071514 - AL baseball Batesville surprised in ninth inning In American Legion League baseball, Batesville's Prell-Bland Post 271 team battled it out vs. Brookville in a three-and-a-half hour game Wednesday night, July 9, at Liberty Park. Batesville took the lead 2-0 in the third inning. They stretched their

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alliance could bring NASCAR changes Whether they like it or not, NASCAR officials could be looking at changes in how television and sponsor money is divided with competitors and efforts to reduce costs of the sport.Last weekend the nine biggest teams in the Sprint Cup series announced

    July 11, 2014