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Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Official fall practice begins Monday (07/30/14)
Boys and girls cross country, boys tennis, volleyball, football and boys and girls soccer can officially start practice for the 2014 high school season on Monday. Here are a list of notices received by the Greene County Daily World regarding practice times on Monday...
Linton softball sign-ups coming up Aug. 9, 16 (07/30/14)
The Linton Softball League will be having sign-up for its fall league on Saturdays, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16. They will take place both days from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the new baseball/softball complex, behind City Pest. Cost is $50 per child, $65 for two children and $10 for each additional child...
Shakamak volleyball begins Monday (07/30/14)
Shakamak High School volleyball will have its first official practice from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 in the high school gym. Any girl wishing to participate must have a physical on file with the school. Please contact coach Lu Anne Anderson with any questions...
EGHS volleyball starts Monday (07/30/14)
Eastern Greene High School volleyball coach Gina Ingram would like to remind players that the first official practice will begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. All players must have a physical on file to try out. If anyone has any questions, please contact Ingram at (812) 876-2844...
WRV soccer practice begins Monday (07/29/14)
White River Valley High School soccer coach Matt Settles will have his first official practice from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at the high school's new soccer field, located inside the track. All WRV High School students interested in playing can sign up on the first day or in advance by contacting Settles at (812) 480-8208...
Lady Miner practice begins Monday (07/29/14)
Linton-Stockton High School girls cross country practice will begin Monday, Aug. 4. Girls interested in participating should feel free to contact coach Bill Doyle (812) 798-3139 with questions and for specific details.
UPDATED: Bloomfield Community Football League needs players to continue local athletic league (07/28/14)
The Bloomfield Community Football League will be having final sign-up at the park at noon, Saturday, Aug. 2. For anyone who would like to sign up or if unable to stop by the park, call (812) 699-7824 or email admin@bloomfieldfootball.org. This will be the final opportunity to sign up this season. If this attempt does not result in enough players, the league will not field a team again this season...
Bloomfield volleyball starts Monday morning (07/28/14)
The Bloomfield High School volleyball team will begin practice from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Glover Gymnasium. Coach Ashlea Dunkerly said that athletes must have a physical on file to be able to participate.
Graves hit the ground running at WRV (07/28/14)
SWITZ CITY -- Mark Graves had no choice but to hit the ground running after being named the new girls basketball coach at White River Valley High School back on May 23, right before start of summer vacation and days before one of the busiest months of the year for high school basketball coaches in Indiana -- June...
BHS cross country practice set to begin Monday, Aug. 4 (07/28/14)
Bloomfield High School boys and girls cross country coach Caleb Dunkerly will have his first practice at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at the school. All physicals must be on file to participate.
Two-man Big Hose/American Legion golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24 (07/25/14)
The two-man Big Hose/American Legion golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton. Tee time is 9 a.m. This will be a 27-hole event, including nine holes best ball, nine holes alternate shot and nine holes scramble...
White River Valley volleyball camp (07/25/14)
Bloomfield boys tennis practice starts Monday, Aug. 4 (07/24/14)
Bloomfield High School boys tennis coach Mike Canty would like to remind players in grades 9-12 that practice for the 2014 season will begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. For more information, players can e-mail coach Canty at bloomfield-tennis@comcast.net...
Greene County Eagles drop sectional opener (07/23/14)
TERRE HAUTE -- Greene County only managed four hits as the Eagles dropped an 11-1 decision in eight innings to Clinton Post 140 in their opening game of the Terre Haute American Legion Sectional here Tuesday night at North High School. "The difference in the game was that they hit the ball and we didn't," said Greene County Eagles head coach Shane Padgett. "But that has been our Achilles heel all season."...
Miner tennis practice begins Monday, Aug. 4 (07/23/14)
Linton-Stockton High School boys tennis coach Brad McKinney would like to remind boys in grades 9-12 that practice for the 2014 season will begin on Monday, Aug. 4, not Tuesday, Aug. 5 as he previously announced. Players should contact McKinney at (812) 847-6024 or at bmckinney@lssc.k12.in.us...
WRV boys basketball camp (07/22/14)
New White River Valley boys basketball head coach Joe Pigg and assistant Brian Hostetter had a youth basketball camp in June. The eight-day camp took place at both WRV and at Lyons. Pigg said there could have been more participants but there was a glitch in getting the camp publicized. ...
Trailblazer 5K run set for Aug. 23 (07/22/14)
The fourth annual Trailblazer 5K -- Blazing the Trail in Healthy Aging -- on Saturday, Aug. 23 on the Vincennes University campus. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 8 a.m. The starting line is located next to the VU outdoor Track & Field Facility at the corner of Chestnut Street and Red Skelton Boulevard...
Sports pictures, results welcome (07/22/14)
The Greene County Daily World encourages area sports youth coaches or parents and elementary and junior high school coaches to submit pictures of your teams for publication as well as your game results. Pictures should include identification information about all players and coaches as well as any other info about the team's accomplishments...
Greene County Eagles have mixed results (07/21/14)
After another long week for the Greene County Legion Eagles, they were able to close out the week on a positive note. The Eagles opened up the week on the back of Logan Hollingsworth. He pitched a complete 9-inning game against Newburgh on July 15 for a 4-1 win...
Soccer registrations underway (07/21/14)
The Greene County Soccer is currently accepting registrations for the 2014 fall season. Ages 4-18 is $75 for the first player, $45 for the second and $35 for the third child. There also will be Tiny Tot soccer for 2- and 3-year olds for $45 per child. Tiny Tot will not be included in the family discount...
WRV cross country conditioning starts next week (07/21/14)
New White River Valley High School girls cross country coach Sara McIntosh will be have conditioning for girls interested in participating next week. They will meet Monday through Thursday, July 28-July 31 at 7 p.m. Mike Karr will be coaching the WRVHS boys cross country squad this fall. He will have conditioning at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 28; Wednesday, July 30 and Friday, Aug. 1...
Linton 10-under All-Star team takes second at district (07/21/14)
The Linton 10U All Stars won the Odon Tournament and were runner up at this year's District competition in Bloomington, which earned them a place in the state tournament at Vincennes. Team members (front row, from left) include Raiden Eichorst, Mason Cooper, Bracey Breneman, Jaydan Miller and Tyler Vowell. ...
Brett Yeryar concludes prep career with All-Star selection (07/18/14)
Brett Yeryar had a storybook finish to his high school baseball career at Shakamak. As a senior, the shortstop/pitcher batted over .500 and helped the Lakers to the school's second Class A state championship, defeating Rockville back in June. He had two hits, two RBI and one run in that 3-2 victory...
Eagles wins tournament (07/18/14)
An outstanding effort by Logan Hollingsworth carried the Greene County Eagles (12-27) to a 4-1 win over Newburgh Post 44 Tuesday at Roy Herndon Field in Linton in an American Legion baseball game. Hollingsworth fanned 11 and allowed no earned runs, four hits and two walks over nine innings...
Lachance signs to play volleyball at Vincennes University (07/16/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Tiffany Lachance is going to get a chance to take her talents to Vincennes University. The 2014 Bloomfield graduate is part of the incoming freshmen class of 10 for the Lady Trailblazers. Lachance, the daughter of Dave and Lisa Lachance, recently was offered a scholarship by coach Brittany Harry. But Friday was the last day as VU coach for Harry, who compiled an 88-38 record in three seasons at the junior college...
Miner Football Golf Scramble will take place Saturday (07/16/14)
The Linton-Stockton Miner football team would like to take this opportunity to invite the public to participate in the seventh annual Miner Football Golf Scramble. The fund-raising event is scheduled as a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Phil Harris Golf Course, with lunch and prizes to immediately follow...
Bart Burris Scramble scheduled for Aug. 2 (07/16/14)
The ninth annual Bart Burris Memorial Golf Scramble is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 at Hidden Hills Golf Course. A shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. Cost is $200 per team. All proceeds go to the Bart Burris Scholarship Fund at the Greene County Foundation...
Sports physicals available (07/16/14)
Local athletes are reminded they can get sports physicals for $15 at five Greene County Health clinics. Call the clinic at Bloomfield at 384-3508, Linton 847-7005, Lone Tree 847-8664, WestGate 863-4250 and Worthington at 875-2000 to schedule an appointment...
Deadline for entering softball tournament is Thursday (07/16/14)
A 7-3 (either seven guys and three gals or vice versa) coed softball tournament has been scheduled for Saturday at Hanna Field in Jasonville. Cost is $150 per team with all proceeds going to survivor youth camp. There also will be a Corn Hole tournament with the winner receiving a free set of boards. Cost is $20 per team...
Eastern Greene golf scramble scheduled for Sunday (07/16/14)
The Eastern Greene boys basketball program will be hosting a fund-raising best ball golf scramble on Sunday at Hidden Hills Golf Course. Registration and lunch is set for 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start scheduled for 1 p.m. Cost is $50 per person or $200 per four-person team...
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