Sports briefs – March 15

North graduate named MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week

Columbus North graduate and Ball State senior Michael VanDeventer has been named the Mid-American Conference Scholar Athlete of the Week.

VanDeventer fired rounds of 71, 72 and 72 on the No. 8 Course at Pinehurst Resort to lead wire-to-wire and win the Pinehurst Intercollegiate with a 2-over-par 215. He led the Cardinals to a runner-up team finish.

VanDeventer, an exercise science major, carries a 3.5 grade-point average. The two-time Academic All-MAC selection was a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar last season.

East seniors picked for North-South All-Star Classic

Seniors Josh Major and Jamon Hogan, who led Columbus East to the Class 5A state championship, have been selected for the Indiana Football Coaches Association North-South All-Star Classic.

Hogan made the South team as a running back, while Major, who played quarterback for the Olympians, made it as a defensive back. East assistant Glen Brown was chosen as an assistant coach for South head coach Andy Owen of Evansville Central.

The game will be at 7:30 p.m. July 13 at North Central High School in Indianapolis.