Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News


June 7, 2013

DeSutter shines at Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Classic

KNIGHTSTOWN —  Friday night was a time warp for Tri-West’s Lauren DeSutter.

The 5-foot-6 senior participated in the Hoosiers’ Reunion All-Star Classic held at Knightstown’s Historic Hoosier Gym, the movie home of the “Hoosiers” Hickory Huskers.

DeSutter was on the red and yellow Hickory squad and after leading most of the game, fell late 90-83 to the Terhune Tigers. But this night was not about who won or lost, it was about paying tribute to the movie that is synonymous with Indiana.

“It was really neat, especially because it was in the Hoosiers gym,” DeSutter said. “I first watched the movie when I was little and I thought it was really neat. To be able to be a part of this Top 24 is such an honor and all of these girls have talent.”

The Franklin College-bound guard started the game for Hickory and filled the stat sheet. DeSutter contributed five points, five rebounds, two assists and a block.

“I’m happy with it,” said DeSutter modestly. “All of these girls have talent so all of the stats are going to spread across the board. But I’m happy with how I did tonight.”

The highlight for DeSutter on the evening was besting Sagamore Conference rival Kelsi Byrd from North Montgomery. Byrd, the IUPUI-bound 5-foot-9 forward, was blocked by DeSutter on a jumper in the second quarter.

“It’s kind of a big thing for me because I’m so small,” DeSutter said. “To be able to jump up and block somebody like that feels good.”

Ben Davis coach Joe Lentz served as Hickory’s coach and liked what he saw from the Bruins guard he had not seen much of.

“I hadn’t seen her play very much at all and I was pleasantly surprised at how well she played,” Lentz said. “She did some really smart things, made some nice cuts, made some shots and played very well defensively, too. I was very impressed with her defense.”

With only 665 seats in the gym, the court built in 1922 barely squeezes into the facility. There is hardly more than a foot walking space on the sidelines and the smaller court makes the game faster paced.

“It was a little different to be honest,” DeSutter said. “It was fun because you didn’t get as tired because the court was short. It took a little bit to adjust, we got out there in practice and it was rough in the beginning. Once you get used to it, it’s not that big of a deal.”

An impressive four-year Bruins career ends with an all-star game appearance for its second all-time leading scorer.

“It’s really neat,” DeSutter said. “I definitely loved high school, high school was great for me. I think its cool to move on from this to go into college. All of these girls are going to play in college too so it’s really neat to be able with that kind of talent to start off my college career.”


Text Only
  • HCF 4-23 spt barnhart pic-2 Barnhart honing skills closer to home INDIANAPOLIS -- Brownsburg's Tucker Barnhart could've been drafted by any of Major League Baseball's 30 teams back in 2009. He was taken by the Cincinnati Reds, which has worked out great for the 23-year-old. Cincinnati is just a two-hour drive from

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • HCF 4-23 spt danville golf pic-1 Bulldogs second, Warriors 12th at invite Brownsburg and Danville made continued improvements on the links on Saturday, as the Bulldogs were runners-up and the Warriors placed 12th at the Danville Invitational at Twin Bridges Golf Club. With a 326, Brownsburg finished one stroke behind first

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • County Sports Results Baseball Hendricks County Tournament Championship: Avon 12, Danville 3 Highlight: T. Brandt 3 RBI Third-Place: Brownsburg 12, Plainfield 2 Fifth-Place: Tri-West 6, Cascade 5 Westfield 3, Avon 2 Highlight: K. Reynolds/M. Moore RBI Cascade 5, Greencast

    April 23, 2014

  • Orioles take county championship BROWNSBURG — Before the season, Avon baseball coach Troy Drosche said the Orioles’ bats would determine how successful they’d be. The bats blasted away at Plainfield and Danville on Saturday, as Avon rolled to consecutive wins and the Hendricks Count

    April 21, 2014

  • Brent Glasgow.JPG A run, and time like no other

    With the playoffs off and running, the Indiana Pacers’ quest for the organization’s first NBA title is underway. Even if successful, however, it’s hard to imagine it’ll have the impact of the team that fell short of that prize two decades ago.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 4-19 spt cascade bb pic-2 Danville rolls over Cascade in 13-3 win CLAYTON -- Solid hitting, defense and pitching pushed Danville to the semifinals of the Hendricks County baseball tournament in a 13-3 win over Cascade Friday night. "We talk about grinding and staying in the moment with our approach, and they did th

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • HCF 4-16 spt dv sb pic-2 Warriors split with Cougars DANVILLE -- After falling to North Putnam in extra innings in its doubleheader opener on Saturday, the Danville softball team finished in grand fashion to take the second game, 20-5. "I wasn't very pleased with the first game," said Danville coach Je

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • preview.jpg Sims focused on more than the ring

    Unlike many in his trade, Anthony Sims Jr. prepared for life after boxing long before landing his first punch as a professional.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Danville dominates Greencastle, 68-31

    DANVILLE — After dispatching Greencastle Friday night, the Danville boys’ basketball team upped its record to 8-1 on the year.

    January 8, 2014

  • Brent Glasgow.JPG One game, but Pacers look primed for playoffs

    For the past six weeks, no one has known what to make of the Indiana Pacers, but Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, all was right with the world.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

     View Results
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read