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Everything listed under: Scecina Crusaders

  • Crusaders are the state champions

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications 

    The Crusaders were up just one run, 3-2, as the seventh and final inning of the 2017 State Championship softball game began. They hadn’t scored since the third inning when they put up three runs. Now they needed some insurance. So what did Coach Cory Gray and the rest of the coaching staff tell them? Was there a big pep talk? 

    “No,” Gray said. “We didn’t tell them anything. They already know what to do.” Sure enough, the experienced Crusaders scored ... Read More

  • Coach Gray: 'Thanks for all the support'

    Cory Gray has coached the Scecina Crusaders softball team since 2013, winning a state championship in his first year. Last summer he suffered a stroke and spent months in rehab. His story was the subject of news stories leading up to the 2017 IHSAA State Championship softball game on June 10. The Crusaders won the championship, beating Elwood 6-2. 

    Coach Gray wanted to share his statement with the Scecina community: ... Read More

  • Crusaders softball team moves on to Semi-State

    The Scecina Crusaders are headed to the Semi-State round of the IHSAA tournament. They won another Regional softball championship on Tuesday night with a 14-1 win over the South Vermillion Wildcats. 

    On Saturday, Scecina (23-4) will face the South Spencer Rebels (18-7) in the Class 2A Semi-State semifinals. The winner moves on the championship that night.

    The Crusaders opened up Sectional play on May 23 when they matched up with ICC foe Cardinal Ritter. The score was tied in the top of the fourth...... Read More