Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
The No. 14 Indiana soccer team opened the season with what coach Todd Yeagley called the best opening practice “in a lot of years,” I wrote.

Coach Kevin Wilson is still searching for his backup quarterback this season, Mike writes.

Crown Point shooter Grant Gelon became IU basketball’s first commit for the 2016 recruiting class, Mike wrote.

Indiana diver Joshua Arndt finished 12th on the 3-meter springboard at the U.S. national championships, we reported.

And from earlier this week, Speck Mellencamp will serve his four-day jail sentence stemming from a 2014 assault case in 12-hour increments due to a panic disorder, Laura Lane wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
From Army brat to IU grad to ESPN, it has all worked out for Sage Steele, Dana Hunsinger Benbow of the Indianapolis Star writes.

IU soccer has plenty of depth as practice begins, Michael Hughes of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

New kid Kyle Schwarber has given the Chicago Cubs’ offense a jolt, Bob Nightengale of USA Today writes.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Bo Ryan’s already re-thinking this whole retirement thing, Tim Froberg of the Post-Crescent writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Sending this out to Kevin Wilson and his quest for a backup — Survivor with “The Search is Over.”