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  • Morgan Laws, softball’s Player of the Year
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:44 PM

    Somebody has to be the one to go out there, get on the mound and take control of the game.

    For a recent Southmont graduate, that didn’t seem to be a problem.

    Mountie ace Morgan Laws is Montgomery County’s 2015 Softball Player of the Year. Together with her teammates, Laws helped propel the Lady Mounties of Southmont to the regional-level for the second consecutive season.

     
  • Wilson’s Words -- Though school’s out, summer is a time for learning
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:31 PM

    For as long as I can remember, Montgomery County has been a hot-bed for educating the area’s youth in the way of sports.

    This take shape in many forms – the foremost being summer training camps and sessions for all of the adolescent residents of the county.

    My experience took me through many organizations and programs, several of which still exist today.

     
  • Indiana Thunder 8U traveling baseball team
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:29 PM
     The Indiana Thunder 8U traveling baseball team recently captured the Charger Showcase at North Montgomery High School. Tournament teams included Tri-West, North Putnam, Cascade and Danville Fury. 
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:27 PM

    The Crawfordsville High School Athletic Department is offering student athletes of the Crawfordsville Community School Corporation the opportunity to obtain a physical exam for the 2015-16 school year.  The physical exams will be given by a team of professionals from Crawfordsville.  The physical will be given on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the Crawfordsville High School gymnasium.  Physicals will be available from 6-8 pm that evening.

     
  • Rhodes Earns All-America Honors in Pole Vault
    Monday, June 29, 2015 10:18 PM
    Wabash College sophomore Christian Rhodes finished eighth in the pole vault to earn All-America honors at the 2015 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 21.
    Rhodes became the first pole vaulter to earn All-America honors in Wabash history. He cleared 4.89 meters (16 feet, 0.5 inches) on his first attempt to claim eighth place in the event.

     
  • Indiana eyes bright future in baseball
    Monday, June 29, 2015 10:17 PM

    The Indiana Thunder Baseball Club is a travel baseball organization comprised of young men from Indiana middle and high schools who enjoy playing in a competitive, high atmosphere. Not only is baseball an important aspect in the lives of these adolescents but so are academics, leadership and the value of family and community. Thus, with this approach in mind, we desire financial assistance. Often, players are not able to secure the funds necessary to cover the cost required to compete at this level.

     
  • Behind the Lens – Time for a little R&R
    Monday, June 29, 2015 10:14 PM

    The moratorium week for high school athletes is here. I have noticed several coaches on Twitter encouraging athletes to stay active and not lose what they have gained over the summer. At this point in the summer I always start looking forward to the fall sports. However, there is still lots of summer left to improve.

    Baseball started back in March and is still going strong. Travel baseball teams are not under the same rules for the moratorium week so they are still allowed to compete in tournaments. The 17U Indiana Thunder team which is a local team won the Hoosier Wooden Bat Tournament held at Anderson University over the weekend.

     
  • Cox Battles opponents, Mother Nature
    Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:22 PM

    MATTOON, Ill. – Byron Cox Post 72 took part in the Mattoon, IL, Wood Bat Firecracker Classic over the weekend, battling Mother Nature, and three of the toughest teams from Illinois. They would finish 1-2 on the weekend, and now stand at 10-6.

    Cox was scheduled to have two games on Friday, one at 10AM and another at 2PM. However, Mother Nature prevailed that day as all of the tournament games were cancelled. So, for the second week in a row, Post 72 had to juggle pitching plans to accommodate.

     
  • Weekend Warriors converge on Crawfordsville
    Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:19 PM

    To some, fun means a relaxing weekend spent on the couch, most likely collecting the crumbs and spills of a well-deserved day off.

    But to others, it means getting out there, celebrating life and yes – getting a little dirty.

    The Warrior Dash weekend at Tom’s Marine saw more than 7,000 racers from all over the country united in one jubilant athletic event – an event intended to celebrate life and health, and to raise funds for a fantastic cause.

     
  • Warrior Dash Weekend is upon us
    Friday, June 26, 2015 11:42 PM

    With more than six thousand participants expected at this year’s Warrior Dash, held at Tom’s Marine, things are bound to get messy in the mud-pits.

    Nearly 6,200 racers from around the region attended last year’s Warrior Dash, which has been touring the nation since its founding in 2009. More than 400 participants started at the earliest time slot of 9 a.m.

     

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