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                                                                                           • Andrean head coach Dave Pishkur was inducted into   Fast Facts  of VYPE for
                                                                                            the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.  • Fort Wayne   $29.95 and a
                                                                                           • West Vigo’s Jordan Pearson has committed to Indiana   Snider was
                                                                                            State. Cameron Fagg is a Wright State recruit.  Class 4A state   FREE
                                                                                           • Andrean’s Kevin Franchetti (Ball State), Adam Norton   runners-
                                                                                            (Notre Dame), Ryan Dineen (Eastern Illinois) and   up in boys   VYPE Visor!
                                                                                            Thomas Polus (Georgetown) are NCAA Division I   basketball   *see below for details
                                                                                            recruits.                            (Bloomington
                                           Tournament Preview                             Class 4A Championship                  South, L 69-62) and in girls soccer (Evansville
                                                                                                                                 Memorial, L 2-0) this school year.
                                                                                          Fort Wayne Snider (24-3) vs. Westfield (24-5), 8 p.m. (ET)
                                                                                          Fort Wayne Snider returns to the Class 4A baseball state   • Westfield senior Kyle Kramp, a Butler recruit, was
                   By RICHARD TORRES                                                      finals for the first time since winning it all in 2006. Knocking   picked by the San Francisco Giants during the 2009
                   VYPE High School Sports                                                off top-ranked Crown Point 4-2 for their second semistate   Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
                   Magazine, Central Indiana                                              title all time, the unranked Panthers also seized their first   • Fort Wayne Snider seniors Spencer Anderson and Alex
                                                                                          regional crown in three years. Unranked Westfield, which   Mitchell have committed to Vincennes University.
          When the 43rd Annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament   • The Vincennes Rivet girls basketball team’s Class A   eliminated defending state champion Decatur Central   • Westfield’s roster includes college recruits: Zach
          Series concludes this weekend at Victory Field, one word   state runner-up finish in March was the school’s first   in regional, is making its first state finals championship       Galyean (DePauw), Brett Andrzejewski (Franklin
          will hold precedent – history.          state finals appearance in an IHSAA team sport since   game appearance since finishing runner-up to Jasper in   College), Robbie Wohlschlaeger (Hanover College),
          In Class 2A, Heritage Christian and Cass will meet for the   1973.              1998 (3A).                             Kevin Plawecki (Purdue) and Taylor Luna
          second time this school year in a state finals championship   Saturday, June 20, 2009 - Class 2A Championship          (Taylor University).
          game. If victorious, Heritage Christian will capture a third   Cass (20-8) vs. Heritage Christian (24-6), 1 p.m. (ET)
          2A team state championship in 2008-09, already winning its   For a second time in 2008-09, Cass and Heritage Christian
          first football crown in November and fourth consecutive girls   will meet in a state finals title game. But unlike the gridiron,
          basketball title in March.            both teams are making their first IHSAA baseball state   If your school community has the most subscription sign-ups before
          For Class A Vincennes Rivet, its trip to Indianapolis signifies   finals championship appearance. No. 9 Heritage Christian   July 23, 2009, your high school will host the VYPE Football Game of the
          the school’s second this year and first for baseball.   defeated No. 4 Elwood and No. 8 Lawrenceburg to win its   Week!* WNDE’s JMV will broadcast live and your school will be featured
          In Class 4A, Fort Wayne Snider looks to break the trend with   second regional crown overall and first since 2005. Cass   in an upcoming issue of VYPE!
          two state runner-up finishes this year in both boys basketball   won back-to-back sectionals before seizing its first regional   * VYPE Game of the Week will only be for a school in the VYPE coverage area (Marion,
          and girls soccer. For the 4A Westfield Shamrocks, their   and semistate titles.                              Hamilton, Hancock, Madison, Boone, Hendricks, Morgan, Johnson, and Shelby counties).
          state finals appearance is the first since 1998.  Fast Facts
          Meanwhile, Class A Lafayette Central Catholic and 3A   • Cass is seeking its fourth state title in school history:
          Andrean eye their third and second titles, respectively.  boys basketball 2002-03 (2A), softball 2005-06 (2A) and
          History is upon us.                     2007-08 (2A).
          Friday, June 19, 2009 - Class A Championship  • The unranked Cass Kings defeated No. 9 Bluffton 4-1 to
          Lafayette Central Catholic (27-4) vs. Vincennes Rivet (16-10),   win regional and No. 7 Hammond Bishop Noll 9-6 in 11
          7:30 p.m. (ET)                          innnings to win semistate.                       PLEASE INDICATE YOUR FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL
          Vincennes Rivet captured its first regional and semistate   • Heritage Christian is attempting to win its third Class 2A   School Name:_______________________________
          titles en route to the school’s second Class A state finals    team state title in the same school year.
          appearance in the same year. The Patriots defeated No. 7   • Heritage Christian beat Cass 17-14 in the Class 2A   Subscription Term  Your Price
          Tecumseh to win regional and defending state champion   football state finals championship game at Lucas Oil
          Shakamak to clinch semistate. Second-ranked Lafayette   Stadium last November.             15 Issues/1 year subscription with 3 months   $29.95
          Central Catholic is seeking its third baseball state title in six   Class 3A Championship  FREE and FREE VYPE Visor!
          years, winning in 2004 (A) and 2007 (A).   Andrean (32-2) vs. West Vigo (28-1), 4 p.m. (ET)          YES! Please send me 15  Mail Magazine to:
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            • Lafayette Central Catholic is making its fifth trip to   sixth regional title all time. The Vikings later clinched their   with 3 months FREE) of   Name (First)  (Last)
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