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#1StudentNWI: Fun Fall Sports at Boone Groove High School

Fall Athletic Recaps Varsity-

Girls Soccer: The girls soccer team is currently 8-3-1 (4-0 in conference) and are currently ranked 120th in state and 1466 in the nation. The Boone Grove girls take on Hebron for their first round of sectionals on October 6th at Covenant Christian.

Varsity- Boys Soccer: This season the varsity boys soccer team is 10-3 (7-0 in conference). They are ranked 56th in the state and 713 in the nation. The boys face Washington for their first round of Sectionals on October 5th, at 4:45 pm.

Varsity- Football: The 2015 boys football team is currently 4-2 (3-1 in conference) overall. Being ranked 197th in state and 8386 in the nation. Boone's next game is held on October 7th at Hammond High School.

Varsity- Girls Volleyball: Boone Grove's girls volleyball team is currently 7-5 (4-1 in conference). The ladies are ranked 188th in state and 4828 in the nation. The girls still have five games remaining before their sectional begins. Come support your ladies October 2nd as they take on Westville.

Varsity- Boys Volleyball: The varsity boys will begin their PCC tournament on October 12th.

Senior Athlete Highlights Soccer: Boone Grove's varsity soccer seniors: Alyssa Bailey, Sarah Brown, Vaquisha Black, Jessica Rodriquez, Allie Hill, Sara Martinez, Jhanel Reed, Samantha Wolf, Austin Rocha, Andrew Jobe, Jared Root, David Ooms, Tony Skoda, Matt Perez, Matt Wright, and Jordan Lopez. Boone Grove's soccer teams success branches from their eight very valuable captains. Outside midfielder/forward, Samantha Wolf, has played soccer for 9 years. Samantha played for both Boone Grove High School and FC Revolution. Wolf possesses awards for: MVP , All-Conference first team NWI, All conference PCC, Academic all-conference and competed on Boone Grove's soccer girls first sectional title team.

Samantha's advice to the underclassmen is to never put your head down and loose faith in your talent.

"Boone Grove soccer has been such an integral part of my life for the last four years and coming up on the end of my senior season is unbelievable. I have met incredible people and had the opportunity to learn from many, including two amazing coaches," said senior captain Austin Rocha.

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Football: Boone Grove's senior varsity football players consist of: Buddy Boatwright, Austin Bills, Evan Stewart, Tony Skoda, Javid Stahl, Cody Morris, James Katona, Zack Albee, Derrick Cioni, and Shaun Beird. Senior captain, James Katona, has bee playing football for five years. James was a former junior. Bulldog before high school, he has played wide receiver and cornerback.

Captain James Katona is very excited about the upcoming Wheeler game. Senior captain Javid Stahl has been playing football for nine years. Javid was recognized as a national scholar and was on a state runner-up team. Senior captain Evan Stewart was a former junior bull dog before attending Boone Grove High School. Evan is currently a running back and a line backer for the Boone Grove Wolves.

Volleyball: Senior varsity volleyball players: Courtney Casbon, Ruby Mioduski, Jonah Parpart and Samantha Ziemniak. Senior captain middle hitter/defensive specialist, Ruby Mioduski, has been playing volleyball for 7 years. Ruby played for the Dunes 17-1 select team her junior year of high school.

Her advice for underclassmen is to never settle for good, always try to be the best.

Golf: Senior varsity girl golfers Jhanel Reed and Meaghan Spalla. Cross Country: Varsity Coed Cross Country seniors: Allie Hill, Abe Maxwell, Billie Brei, James Fannin, Mark Fogle, and Greg Vajner.

Upcoming Wheeler vs. Boone Football Game: That time of year is almost here again. On October 9th, at Valparaiso High School, the Boone Grove Wolves will take on the Wheeler Bearcats at 7:00 pm. Not only is it a rival game but also the Wolves' senior night. These boys have worked long and hard this season and are looking forward to another victory against the Bearcats.

Every student attending Boone Grove gets into any home game free of charge! So throw on your blue and white and prepare for a competitive battle. Dig Pink Volleyball Event: On Friday, October 2nd Boone Grove High School's girls Volleyball team is hosting a dig pink event. At this game, Boone Grove girls will play in honor of someone fighting cancers battle or in honor of someone who lost the fight. There will be a bake sale in the back commons along with a fifty-fifty raffle, all proceeds will go directly to the Dig Pink foundation.

Review Challenge Week #1 Each week throughout the halls of Boone Grove High School principal, Mr. Corman, sells challenge tickets. These so-called "challenge tickets" give students the chance to compete against any teacher of their choosing in an event. The students challenge the teachers with the hope of getting a chance to spin a wheel filled with rewards.

This wheel gives the students a chance to win an extra absence, a skipped tardy, etc.The event is determined by the selected teacher on Thursday followed by the contest on Friday. For our first official challenge student, Collin Feck, took on Boone Grove High School's art teacher, Mr. Willis, in a spelling bee. As of today, it is teachers 1 students 0.


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