December 12, 2012
Paige Baechle scored six unanswered points in the second overtime Tuesday night to lift the Centre College women to a 76-70 victory over Spalding at Louisville. Alanna Guy added seven points to account for the rest of Centre's scoring in the final period, when the Colonels went 2 for 3 from the field and 9 for 10 at the free-throw line. Baechle had season highs with 27 points and 15 rebounds for Centre (3-5), which won its second straight game following a 1-5 start. She scored all nine of her team's points in the first overtime, hitting two free throws with 5 seconds remaining to tie the game at 63-all.
April 12, 2012
The Centre College softball team split a doubleheader with Spalding on Wednesday at Millennium Park, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 2-0 win in the first game before losing the nightcap 9-4. Emily Meador hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Centre (9-18) a win in the opener. Meador also pitched for the win, allowing only four hits in a complete-game shutout. Her homer came after a two-out error extended the inning. A six-run second inning by Spalding (11-7)
February 2, 2012
The Centre College women may not be playing their best basketball, but they're still getting the best results. The Colonels had to grind their way through a non-conference game against a .500 team to keep their current winning streak alive. They fought their way back from a second-half deficit Wednesday night to defeat Spalding 66-54 at Alumni Gymnasium for their 15th consecutive victory. “I'm just really proud of their toughness and their grit,” Centre coach Wendie Austin-Robinson said.
December 15, 2010
Maggie Prewitt scored 26 points and dished out nine assists Tuesday night to lead the Centre College women to an 83-74 victory over Spalding at Louisville. Prewitt went 6 for 10 from the field and 11 for 13 at the free throw line for the Colonels. Centre (5-3) also got 16 points from Amanda Stovall, and eight other players scored for the Colonels., who shot 59 percent from the field in the first half and 49 percent overall. Prewitt, Stovall and Alyson Burke each hit a 3-point shot during a 12-0 run over the final 2 minutes, 20 seconds of the first half that gave Centre a 42-28 halftime lead.
September 11, 2010
Ryan Garvey scored three times, and Austin hall had two goals Saturday as the Centre College men’s soccer team held off Hiram 6-4 in the finals of the Bob Allen Classic. Garvey scored the first goals for the Colonels, then Hall scored twice as Centre led 3-1 at the half. Garvey scored twice in the second half, and Jack Goblirsch’s goal in the 75th minute put Centre up 6-2 before Hiram scored twice in the final two minutes to make it close. On Friday, Chris Jackson recorded three saves for the Colonels in a win over Oberlin.
September 4, 2009
Centre College graduate Adam Boyer has been named assistant coach for the Colonels. Boyer was Centre soccer's first NSCAA Academic All-American and All-American in the same year. He took over the responsibilities on an interim basis Aug. 18 while a search was conducted. "Adam has one of the highest soccer IQ's I have coached," Centre head coach Jeb Burch said. "He is naturally a very organized person and his interaction with the team during preseason made it obvious he was the person for the job. " Boyer will also take the lead in recruiting, including campus visits by prospects, along with maintaining the team's web site and game day operations.
July 30, 2009
Marion County's Joe Spalding was recently elected President of Agriculture Workforce Management Association, Inc. (AWMA) at the July Board of Director's Meeting. "I am honored to take on the role of president of the AWMA," Spalding said. "I got involved in this organization, because I wanted to see this organization succeed, because it provided an important service to farmers in helping them secure a legal workforce through the H-2A program. " Tim Tarter of Pulaski County was elected vice-president of the AWMA at the July meeting.
January 15, 2009
Mafre Louise Dick Eldridge, 89, of Somerset, died Friday, Jan. 9 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. A native of Casey County, she was born Feb. 2, 1919, to the late Ephraim Oliver and Ibbie Wesley Dick. She was a lifelong member of Science Hill United Methodist Church, where she served as church treasurer for more than 25 years, member and past president of the Science Hill Garden Club, involved with the Ladies Auxiliary of Gideons International, and widow of Barnett Eldridge.