Local Sports Roundup – February 6


Roncalli coach Marsh steps aside

Missy Marsh, a Roncalli graduate who served a successful 12-year tenure as the school’s volleyball coach, resigned on Wednesday. She will be leaving alongside her husband, Scott, who stepped down as the Rebels’ football coach to take a job in Kentucky.

Roncalli won five sectional titles under Marsh, going 35-4 and advancing to semistate in 2014. She leaves with a career record of 232-103.


Trojan athletes sign college letters

Five Center Grove seniors signed letters of intent Wednesday to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Ethan Crowe signed to play football at Ball State, while Brooke York will play softball at IUPUI. Kelti Wise will play women’s soccer at Findlay (Ohio), while men’s golfers Caleb Tidd and Peyton Short are bound for Ave Maria (Florida) and Southern Indiana, respectively.

Greenwood’s Crick chooses Asbury

Cameron Crick, a Greenwood senior who has been a starting outfielder and pitcher since his sophomore season, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play baseball at Asbury University, an NAIA school in Kentucky.

Franklin College

Slow start dooms men’s basketball

Visiting Hanover got out to an early 9-0 lead and never looked back, rolling to a 74-53 win over Franklin College to force a tie at the top of the HCAC standings.

Payton Mills had 16 points for the Grizzlies (13-7, 9-4), who also got 12 apiece from Borden Kennedy and Jordan Anderson.

Women’s basketball edged on road

Franklin College came up just short at HCAC rival Hanover on Wednesday, suffering a 70-64 setback. Britney Ballard had 18 points to lead four scorers in double figures for the Grizzlies (11-8, 7-6). Bayleigh Walker and Destinee Cross each finished with 12 points, with Bayleigh Torrance chipping in 11.