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Strong collegiate finish for several Knights on the diamond
Posted Friday, June 17, at 4:35 PM
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Several former Northview Knights wrapped up strong seasons on the collegiate baseball diamond recently. Former Northview standout T.J. Decker wrapped up an outstanding senior season with the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles. USI won the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional to reach the NCAA Division II Championship Series during a 38-21 season...

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Northview's Decker wins Conference Pitcher of the Week honors
Posted Tuesday, May 10, at 3:35 PM

By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Colleges around the nation are wrapping up their classes and with the calendar rolling into May it means that the spring sports seasons are concluding as well. The number of Clay County athletes competing collegiately has continued to rise and below is an update on the spring competitors and their 2016 season...

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Track and field season already underway for several local collegians
Posted Tuesday, February 2, at 1:37 PM

Spring has indeed not sprung just yet despite unseasonably warm weather outside. However, collegiate athletes have begun the indoor track and field season, which includes several local athletes. St. Joseph's College sophomore Leanna Knight is back in action after missing the end of the outdoor track and field season last spring following knee surgery...

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Former Knights excelling on collegiate hardwood
Posted Monday, December 28, at 12:36 PM

The college basketball season has entered conference play at each of the various levels and several Clay County athletes are competing. The closest former Knight in action is also the most experienced collegian as Dillon Reynolds is competing at a high level during his senior season at Rose-Hulman...

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College volleyball players heading into season's stretch run
Posted Tuesday, October 13, at 4:23 PM

Fall sports are in the stretch run for high schools around the state, but in the collegiate ranks, the season still has better than a month to go. There are several Clay County high school graduates that are competing in the collegiate ranks to great success...

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Big weekend of racing between USAC Silver Crown and sprint cars at Terre Haute and Lincoln Park Speedway
Posted Wednesday, July 1, at 3:54 PM

By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Independence Day holiday is the perfect time to take a step back and give thanks for the freedoms that we enjoy as Americans and to remember those that have fought to give us those rights over the years. While many celebrate with the traditional cook out with friends and family while enjoying local fireworks displays, there is also some incredible racing action slated for this week...

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Shoemaker showcasing his versatility and bat at Triple-A New Orleans
Posted Wednesday, May 13, at 1:36 PM

Brazil's own Brady Shoemaker has always had versatility whether it be off the baseball field as a tutor and a mentor for young athletes during some of his camps or hitting clinics or as an eighth-grade basketball coach a year ago at North Clay. Recently, he's added that versatility to his on the diamond resumé...

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Clay County high school grads excelling in college sports
Posted Sunday, March 15, at 5:29 PM

By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County graduates are making a big splash this season for their collegiate teams as the winter sports season comes to a close and spring athletics has already begun. For St. Joseph freshman Leanna Knight, a Northview alum, her indoor track season has taken off much like the Puma frosh's long jump career...

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Fan support near and dear to Northview volleyball players, coaches
Posted Tuesday, November 11, at 1:42 PM

Wherever they may go, the Northview Knights are never alone. The volleyball team doesn't just fill up its home gym, but has a traveling support system that includes more than just parents and grandparents of players. The student body has long embraced the group of girls that don the Northview Knights jersey. It helps that the program has won better than 100 matches over the last three years. The success extends farther back than that even and the fan base has continued to grow year-by-year...

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It's always nice to get away for awhile
Posted Thursday, August 7, at 3:17 PM

I'm sure that most people would agree that this summer went particularly fast. In fact, it seemed like it barely got started with unseasonably cool temperatures through what are typically the 'dog days' of the summer. I'm not much for going to the pool, but I do enjoy the summer break to recharge the batteries for another school year. While this summer was somewhat brief in its duration, I did actually get to get away from the desk at work and enjoy some time away...

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Indiana Sprint Week roars into local tracks for seven nights of racing
Posted Thursday, July 10, at 8:56 PM

Perhaps the most anticipated part of the summer for fans of dirt track racing begins this evening as the 27th edition of "Indiana Sprint Week" gets underway at Gas City I-69 Speedway. The stop is the first of seven nights of high octane sprint car racing around the state for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars. ...

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Jones' video becomes internet sensation
Posted Friday, July 26, at 6:23 PM

Bethany Jones had had a pretty hectic year to this point, spending a large percentage of her time as a coach with the softball and girls basketball teams as well as teaching Health and Physical Education at Northview High School. While she's garnered plenty of notice as head coach of the softball team that has won better than 70 percent the past three seasons, she has drawn nationwide attention for another endeavor that happened quite by accident last weekend...

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Interesting story lines for NBA Summer League play
Posted Wednesday, July 10, at 4:52 PM

If you happen to be a true NBA hoops junkie desperately in need of a fix now that the Cristal is nearly dry on the floor of the Miami Heat's dressing room floor. I present to you the Orlando Summer League. While the quality of basketball is only a little better than some of your top end AAU games, there are certainly plenty of interesting story lines, especially for Indiana hoops nuts...

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Indoor track and field warming up for high school athletes
Posted Monday, January 21, at 6:13 PM

With the state of Indiana firmly in the grip of winter's icy embrace, most of the focus of high school sports fans is understandably on the hardwood as basketball reaches the stretch run. While sectional action is on the horizon for boys basketball and arriving quickly for the girls, prep track and field is just getting underway...

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Recruiting prospects looking up for IU football
Posted Tuesday, November 27, at 3:39 PM

The Indiana Hoosiers football team showed some marked improvement on the offensive side of the ball during the 2012 season, but the defense has left fans wanting in recent years. Saturday's contest against Purdue was a prime example of the embarrassing results that piled up down the stretch for the Hoosiers...

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Cubs, Reds and Cardinals have talent waiting in the wings
Posted Monday, April 30, at 5:58 PM

The Winston-Salem Dash have gotten off to a great start to the 2012 baseball season with a 14-8 overall mark in the High Class A Carolina League. There's a distinct Wabash Valley flavor to the Dash, currently on a seven-game winning streak and wins in 8-of-10 games...

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Hoosiers wrap up solid National Signing Day
Posted Wednesday, February 1, at 6:31 PM

National signing day is a lot like Christmas morning for college football coaches and for Indian, Santa was pretty good to them this year. Both schools signed 25 players for the upcoming season and the Hoosiers actually already have six players that have enrolled and are attending classes already...

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Wabash Valley H.S. Tourney nostalgia; Dean Kendall's book a special source of history
Posted Monday, December 26, at 6:26 PM

By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor As the 12th Annual Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic prepares to tip-off this morning at Terre Haute North High School, I thought it only fitting that I share some thoughts and notes from an impressive book that my uncle shared with me over the Christmas weekend. ...

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Plenty of high school hoops to choose from over the holidays
Posted Tuesday, December 13, at 3:09 PM

Wabash Valley basketball fans already know that the holiday season means high school basketball in abundance as the 12th Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic is slated for the post-Christmas break at Terre Haute North High School. The Northview Knights are an annual participant in the tourney and have been a factor in nearly every Classic that has been contested in the new era...

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Celebrate Turkey Day with the unbeaten Sycamores on TV
Posted Tuesday, November 22, at 2:47 PM

By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Indiana State Sycamores get a crack at some BCS conference competition over the holidays and look to build upon a perfect 4-0 mark after a one-point win over Green Bay on Monday night. The Sycamores head to Orlando, Fla. ...

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