Clay County eighth-graders compete for national title
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor North Clay's Sydney Bays and Clay City's Hailey Hofmann had a successful spring and summer of travel softball paying for the Indiana Force 12-and-under (12U) squad. The Montezuma-based program capped their sesaon by placing second out of 29 teams in the Great Lakes Nationals United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) 12U B Class softball tournament in July held in at Peoria, Ill. ...
Warriors 07 softball team places second in the nation
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Terre Haute-based Warriors 07 travel softball team came home with a second-place finish in the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) World Series recently to cap an outstanding season. The Warriors squad is comprised of nine girls that were born in 2007 and two that were born in 2008 and competed in the eight-and-under (8U) age bracket. ...
Knights' Tucker makes Perfect Game All-Tournament Team
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Rising Northview junior Braydon Tucker was recently recognized by Perfect Game USA for making the 16U WWBA All-Tournament Team as a hitter and a pitcher after competing in the national tournament in Georgia recently...
Newgent scores first career feature UMP Super Stock victory
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A heat index reaching into the triple digits wasn't enough to derail an evening of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday evening. Greencastle's Johnathon Newgent made the most of the opportunity as he piloted his No. 21n UMP Super Stock to victory lane for the first win of his career...
Ryan Freeland tops bomber field to win Bomber Mid-Season Championship
Groomer repeats in UMP Modifieds as Peeden takes super stock A-main PUTNAMVILLE -- North Salem's Ryan Freeland captured Lincoln Park Speedway's Mid-season Bomber feature on Saturday night and got a boost in the season points. Freeland roared to a victory in the opening heat race of the night as the bombers took center stage at the 5/16th dirt Putnamville oval. ...
Northview wraps up 2015-16 sports season in style
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2015-16 sports season finished with a state finals flourish for the Northview Knights. In fact, the Knights captured the first team state championship as the baseball team topped Western in the Class 3A Final. The Knights also sent a pair of athletes to the IHSAA State Track and Field Finals. ...
Brady Short blasts away from 'Indiana Sprint Week' field at Lincoln Park
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Brady Short might have missed the first three dates on the "Indiana Sprint Week" circuit, but he'll likely make his presence felt during the second half of the tour. Short turned an 11th-place starting position in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car race into a dominating victory at Lincoln Park Speedway Thursday evening. ...
Clay City's Wolfe and Stevenson named All-State
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City's historic 2016 baseball season was officially wrapped up with a pair of distingushed awards going to a pair of seniors. Purdue commit Hunter Wolfe was named to the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association First Team Class A All-State last week while classmate Austin Stevenson received Second Team Honors...
Tyler Courtney leads USAC 'Indiana Sprint Week' standings into Action Track
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2016 edition of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series "Indiana Sprint Week" heads into the second half of the seven-race series with Wednesday's running of the "Don Smith Classic" at the Terre Haute Action Track. The sprint cars head to Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville on Thursday before finishing at Bloomington and Tri-State Speedway over the weekend...
Ralph Groomer claims 'Slick Griffin Memorial' race at Lincoln Park Speedway
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The Groomer Family served up a fitting party at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. The fourth running of the 'Slick Griffin Memorial' race for UMP Super Stocks opened the evening as Ralph Groomer carved a late race pass into a popular victory lane fest. Derek Groomer followed minutes later with a dominating win in the UMP Modified Division...
Rex will be well represented at all-star game
The Prospect League announced the East and West All-Star Rosters for the July 13 game at Kokomo and it includes seven players from the Terre Haute Rex. The seven selections is the most from any Prospect League team. Starting the game will be Rex infielder Niko Decolati. Alternates are Dalton Board, TJ Collett, Andy Dejesus and Julie Rosales. Rex pitchers selected were Brian Hobbie and Mark Finkelnburg...
Recapping a special 2015-16 sports campaign for Northview High School
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2015-16 high school sports year will go down as perhaps the best that Northview High School has ever enjoyed. From the school's first team state championship in June to an all-state effort by senior Cam Trout in the IHSAA State Cross Country Meet in the fall, the Knights had a year to remember...
Legion baseball results
LEGION BASEBALL At Gruber Park, Tilton Danville Post 210 Speakers 14, Clay County 3 Danville903`001`1`--14`14`0 Clay County`000`001`2`--`3`6`5 WP -- Dylan Marble (5-0). LP -- Matt Clawson. Two or more hits -- Danville: DeVante Hicks 3, Noah Nelson 3, Noah Darr 2. ...
Meseraull and Ballou pick up sprint car wins at 'Bill Gardner Sprintacular' event at Lincoln Park Speedway
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The second running of the 'Bill Gardner Sprintacular' managed to avoid the rain and provide a stellar weekend of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway. Robert Ballou of Rocklin, Calif. started the Independence Day weekend with a victory in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series, leading wire-to-wire to edge Chad Boespflug and Dave Darland. ...