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Linton-Stockton tennis practices to start (07/28/15)
Linton-Stockton High School tennis coach Brad McKinney announced that Linton-Stockton boys tennis practice will start Monday, August 3 at 4 p.m. Players must have physicals, ECA and athletic code before they will be permitted to practice.
Fall softball signups scheduled (07/28/15)
Signups for the 2015 fall youth softball leagues are scheduled to take place the next three Saturdays. Signups will be available at Hoosier Hit Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Linton Youth Baseball/Softball Complex and Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Linton Sporting Goods...
Bloomfield volleyball tryouts set for Monday (07/28/15)
Bloomfield High School volleyball coach Ashlea Dunkerly announced the BHS volleyball team will be having tryouts from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, August 3. All athletes must have a physical to participate.
Linton-Stockton cross country information sessions set (07/28/15)
Linton-Stockton High School cross country coaches Jeff Franklin and Bill Doyle will be available this Thursday and Friday at the Linton High School Track for anyone interested in running Cross Country this year. Coaches Franklin and Doyle will be at the track area from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 to answer any questions and hand out information. Cross country practice will begin Monday, August 3...
Bart Burris Memorial golf scramble set for Saturday (07/27/15)
The 10th annual Bart Burris Memorial Golf Scramble-Fundraiser for Bart Burris Eastern Greene Football Scholarship Fund is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 1 at 9 a.m. at Hidden Hills Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person. Call or text Justin Burris 812-929-9667 or email bartburrisscramble@gmail.com for more information...
Kirts, Workman winners in Hornet 5K (07/25/15)
SOLSBERRY - The sixth annual Solsberry Hornet 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Eastern Greene High School cross country teams was run through Solsberry Saturday. A total of 120 runners and walkers participated in the fundraising event. "We lucked out again. We had beautiful weather," Eastern Greene girls cross country coach Adam Nonte said...
Eastern Greene hosts Highland Games fundraiser (07/25/15)
LITTLE CINCINNATI - The second annual Highland Games, a fundraising event to benefit the Eastern Greene track and field program organized by a group of parents of Eastern Greene High School track and field athletes, took place Saturday at Eastern Greene High School...
Indiana Pacers unveil Hickory Huskers alternate jerseys (07/23/15)
The NBA Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday that they plan to wear replicas of the Hickory Husters jerseys from the movie "Hoosiers" as an alternate jersey at selected games to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the film. From a historical perspective, Ball State University history professor Scott Parkinson says the Indiana Pacers' wearing replicas of the fictional Hickory High School basketball jerseys -- made famous by the 1986 movie "Hoosiers" -- should be an instant classic...
Levi Carmichael hired as head basketball coach at Crawford County (07/23/15)
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Six Wolverines advance to Junior Olympics Nationals (07/23/15)
White River Valley Track Club's Abby and Tanner Denham were champions at the U.S. Track and Field Junior Olympics Region 7 meet at Lisle, Ill. Six WRV track and field athletes finished in the top five in at least one event to advance to the National Championships in Jacksonville, Fla. July 27-August 2...
Eastern Greene to host Highland Games fundraiser (07/23/15)
A group of parents of Eastern Greene High School track and field athletes is hosting a Highland Games fundraising event at the school to benefit the Eastern Greene track and field program Saturday, July 25. The title of the event is Eastern Greene Throwers Helping Throwers. Games start at 11am and will continue till around 5pm...
Solsberry Hornet 5K set for Saturday morning (07/23/15)
The 6th Annual Solsberry Hornet 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, July 25 at 8 a.m. All proceeds once again benefit the Eastern Greene High School cross country teams. T-Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-race day registrants with a free post-race breakfast provided to all participants. ...
Alternative sports league informational meeting set (07/23/15)
Are you a homeschool or online school student? If so, then the Greene County Alternative Sports League wants you! The Greene County Alternative Sports League is planning an organized sports/club league that caters to homeschool and online school students...
Goals remain the same for Thunderbird football (07/21/15)
LITTLE CINCINNATI - Last year Eastern Greene head football coach Joey Paridaen set goals for the team - or "quests" as he called them. One was the quest for the first winning season in the history of the Eastern Greene football program since its inception 2003 and the second was a conference quest for the Southwest Conference title...
Bloomfield High School tennis practices to start (07/21/15)
Bloomfield High School tennis coach Mike Canty announced that Bloomfield boys tennis practice will start Monday, August 3 at 3:30 p.m. Players must have their physicals before they will be permitted to practice.
DUCS coach Foli looks ahead to upcoming football season (07/20/15)
DUGGER - Dugger Union Bulldog head football coach Kyle Foli is optimistically looking forward to the 2015 football season. And with approximately 20 experienced players returning from last year's squad, along with the entire coaching staff returning intact, there is reason for Foli's optimism...
Gilliatt wins Hidden Hills club championship (07/20/15)
OWENSBURG - Hidden Hills Golf Course conducted its annual club championship tournament Sunday and Hidden Hills golf professional Ron Dinges deemed the tournament a success. "I was pleased with the turnout," Dinges said. "This is something we like to do to show our appreciation for our members."...
Hidden Hills club championship set for Sunday (07/17/15)
Hidden Hills Golf Course is hosting its annual club championship tournament Sunday. There will be four divisions - the Open Division and mens, seniors and ladies flights and four sets of tees will be used. The Open Division will play from the blue tees. Men will play from the white tee markers and seniors and ladies will play from their respective tees...
UPDATED: Stingrays swim to dual meet win over Marshall (07/16/15)
The Greene County Stingrays swim club closed out their 2015 dual meet season with a 656-580 win over the visiting Marshall (Ill.) Aquatics Club at A.M. Risher Pool in Linton Thursday. The Stingray girls outscored Marshall 346-295 and the Stingray boys came out on top by a 310-285 margin...
Shakamak volleyball camp begins Monday (07/16/15)
Shakamak varsity volleyball coach Kirk Buckley announces the Shakamak Lady Lakers 2015 girls volleyball summer for grades 3-8 begins Monday July 20 and runs through Friday, July 24. All sessions will be conducted in the Shakamak High School Gym. Hours are 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. for grades 3-5 and 11 a.m. to noon for grades 6-8...
Linton Fire Department calendar fundraiser gets underway (07/16/15)
The 2016 Linton Fire Department Calendar Fundraiser is well underway. Twenty-six local businesses will be featured along with a number of fire safety tips. This year's design will feature local sports teams and coaches have been contacted for photo sessions...
Outdoor Insanity offers everything for the hunter and fisherman (07/16/15)
Anything the avid hunter or fisherman needs - from the latest top-of-the-line equipment to the most basic accessories - can be found at Outdoor Insanity Archery and Fishing Supplies in Linton. Outdoor Insanity is owned by Todd Norris and has been in business since 2009...
Linton Youth Baseball League receives donation from Barnes family (07/15/15)
The family of the late Andy Barnes presented Kyle Eslinger, president of the Linton Boys Youth baseball league, a $1000 check from the Andy Barnes Memorial Fund on June 9 to the Linton Youth League. Andy died February 6, 2009 at the age of 38 from B cell lymphoma...
Kinnett's horses pulling their weight (07/14/15)
Larry Kinnett is obviously well-known as an automobile dealer in Linton. Kinnett Auto Sales on State Road 54 West in Linton has been in business since 1964. But not everyone knows that Larry Kinnett is equally well-known in horse pulling competition circles...
Miner cheerleading squads compete at IU camp (07/13/15)
The Linton Miner Varsity and JV cheerleading squads attended a three-day camp at Indiana University. While at camp, the girls learned many new sideline chants, cheers, dances, and stunts/pyramids that they look forward to displaying at Miner football and basketball games this season...
Ben Boyd to attend Myrtle Beach golf academy (07/13/15)
It's not often that someone has the opportunity to pursue their dream job. Not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to turn their passion into a career. But former Linton-Stockton High School golfer Ben Boyd will have the chance to do exactly that...
French wins Greene County Open (07/12/15)
Clayton French is the 2015 Greene County Open champion. The former Linton-Stockton and current Marian University golfer posted a 72 after Saturday's opening round of 66, for a total of 4-under-par 138 for the two-day tournament played annually at Phil Harris Golf Course, winning by six shots over Brian Brinegar and 2014 champion Brock Anderson...
UPDATED: French leads Greene County Open (07/11/15)
The first round of the annual Greene County Open golf tournament at Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton is in the books and former Linton-Stockton and current Marian University golfer Clayton French is the first-round leader. French fired a 66 in a round that included six birdies. His lone bogey came at the par-4 13th.....
Greene County Open championship set for this weekend (07/08/15)
In the history of the Greene County Open golf championship, which dates back to 1930 and 72 tournaments, 14 players have won at least twice. But until last year, when Brock Anderson broke through with his second Greene County Open championship, there had been no two-time winners the 36-hole event over the course of the past six tournaments...
French concludes play at Indiana Open Championship (07/08/15)
Former Linton-Stockton and current Marian University golfer Clayton French has concluded play in the 2015 Indiana Open Championship at Brickyard Crossing in Indianapolis. French posted back-to-back rounds of 76 to finish 8 over par with a two-day total of 152, missing the 36-hole cut by one shot...
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