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Cubs fall short in 2-1 loss to Nationals

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs played good enough to win. The first-place Washington Nationals just played and pitched a bit better.

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Tuesday 05/26/2015
Montoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed
Posted: May 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it.

Monday 05/25/2015
Lady Hatchets fall at Southridge Sectional
Posted: May 25, 2015

HUNTINGBURG - The Washington Hatchet softball team looked like they were saving their best effort of the season for sectional. The 0-25 Lady Hatchets were within five outs of their first win in two years, but a seventh-inning rally pushed 7-17 Mitchell past WHS, 8-2 and advanced the Lady Jackets in the Southridge Softball Sectional played at the brand-new Lady Raider Softball Complex.

Area Sports Calendar
Posted: May 25, 2015

TUESDAY 

Colin Montgomerie wins Senior PGA Championship
Posted: May 25, 2015

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — There were no last-second buzzer-beaters in Larry Bird's hometown on a bright, breezy Sunday.

Area Round Up
Posted: May 25, 2015

No.11 Lions Take 'Dogs for walk

Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3
Posted: May 25, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.

David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute
Posted: May 25, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500.

Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500
Posted: May 25, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car.

Sunday 05/24/2015
Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC
Posted: May 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When Michael Wacha is on the mound, Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals like their chances.

Reds commit 3 errors in 8th straight loss
Posted: May 24, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the few things that the Cincinnati Reds had been doing well was playing defense. Not so much on Sunday.

Cubs finish road trip at .500 after another 1-run loss
Posted: May 24, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went 3-3 on their trip to the Southwest. Not great, Sunday's starter Jason Hammel said, but not awful either.

Colin Montgomerie wins Senior PGA Championship
Posted: May 24, 2015

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — There were no last-second buzzer-beaters in Larry Bird's hometown on a bright, breezy Sunday.

Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win
Posted: May 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain.

Colts take big-picture view of PAT change
Posted: May 24, 2015

Colts take big-picture view of PAT change

Cardinals slowed by Royals, rain in 3-2 loss
Posted: May 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The rain and the Kansas City Royals sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a season-high third straight loss.

Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6
Posted: May 24, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hadn't done much in the Chicago Cubs' swing through the Southwest.

Reds manager Price ejected before 1st pitch, Indians win 2-1
Posted: May 24, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bryan Price was still angry a day later, and he let the umpires know it while presenting Cincinnati's lineup card.

Saturday 05/23/2015
Colin Montgomerie shoots 70 to take Senior PGA lead
Posted: May 23, 2015

Colin Montgomerie shoots 70 to take Senior PGA lead

Andretti family brushes off so-called curse at Indianapolis
Posted: May 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The roar rose from the crowd with the simple introduction of one of the Indianapolis 500's all-time stars.

Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms
Posted: May 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him.

Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500
Posted: May 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

Indianapolis 500 finds women drivers in short supply
Posted: May 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pippa Mann rattled off the list of body parts still aching after a brutal crash at Indianapolis 500 practice.

Even before Indy 500 begins, prep under way for next year
Posted: May 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As much as the Indianapolis 500 strives to move forward, to go faster and push the limits just a little bit further, the Memorial Day weekend race remains steeped in its traditions.

Dorsett making quick transition to NFL
Posted: May 23, 2015

Dorsett making quick transition to NFL

Tom Lehman starts fast, takes Senior PGA Championship lead
Posted: May 23, 2015

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Tom Lehman started the second round of the Senior PGA Championship on the 10th tee Friday afternoon. He might as well have started it on a launch pad.

Cubs fall to Diamondbacks in 13 innings on Ahmed's hit
Posted: May 23, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs seemed headed for their ninth victory in 11 games.

Cardinals shut out again, lose to Royals 5-0
Posted: May 23, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are on an uncharacteristic dry spell.

Moss leads Indians past Reds, 7-3
Posted: May 23, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona remained upbeat as his team struggled through the first six weeks of the season. That approach might be paying off.

Area sports roundup
Posted: May 23, 2015

WHS defeats ND in golf

Several individuals qualify for regional
Posted: May 23, 2015

PRINCETON -  Several area individuals qualified for regional action when local boys competed at track sectional on Thursday evening. Participants included track athletes from Washington, Barr-Reeve North Daviess, and Washington Catholic.

Friday 05/22/2015
Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice
Posted: May 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 up front — exactly where he doesn't want to be for most of Sunday's race.

Swanigan welcomed with open arms (and crossed fingers)
Posted: May 22, 2015

And just like that Purdue is relevant again.

Rahal finally getting results, carrying standard for Honda
Posted: May 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal hears what people are saying about him.

Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500
Posted: May 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam.

For Kimball, racing competitively is all about numbers
Posted: May 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Race day is all about numbers for Charlie Kimball.

Massy Kuramoto leads Senior PGA Championship
Posted: May 22, 2015

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Massy Kuramoto's approach to the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort was simple.

Garcia goes 7 in return, but Cardinals lose 5-0 to Mets
Posted: May 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Back on a major league mound for the first time in 11 months, Jaime Garcia gave the St. Louis Cardinals good reason to believe he can help.

Hendricks' 5-hitter, Bryant's 2-run homer carry Cubs, 3-0
Posted: May 22, 2015

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks hadn't thrown a complete game or shutout in his two-year big league career. He didn't have a win yet this year.

Pruett captures IUPUI's first outdoor title
Posted: May 22, 2015

MACOMB, Ill. –The IUPUI men’s track team couldn’t have asked for a much better start to the 2015 Summit League Outdoor Championships as sophomore Damon Pruett earned a wire-to-wire victory on the meet’s opening night. Pruett became the program’s first-ever individual outdoor champion, running the 10,000m race in a time of 30:25.15.

WHS, WC fall in Vincennes Sectional
Posted: May 22, 2015

VINCENNES – Rain was the only winner on Wednesday at the Vincennes Tennis Sectional. Unfortunately for Washington tennis fans, the winners on Thursday were all from Knox County.

Thursday 05/21/2015
Area Round Up
Posted: May 21, 2015

WC 2nd in 3-way

Cardinals tag Colon, knock Mets out of 1st with 9-0 rout
Posted: May 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The past two games at Citi Field, the St. Louis Cardinals have shown exactly why they own the best record in baseball.

Reds lose 5th straight, 7-1 to Royals
Posted: May 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While the Kansas City Royals are off to the best start in franchise history, the Cincinnati Reds are in a tailspin.

Wada whiffs 9, Bryant drives in go-ahead run in 3-2 Cubs win
Posted: May 21, 2015

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada left a lasting impression with the San Diego Padres even though he didn't last long enough to get the decision.

Wednesday 05/20/2015
Area Sports Round up
Posted: May 20, 2015

Melton wins IGA event 

Area Sports Schedule
Posted: May 20, 2015

THURSDAY 

Lady Lions rally for BCC win
Posted: May 20, 2015

LOOGOOTEE - The softball Lions rallied late in the game - again, to grab a Senior Night, Blue Chip Conference win over the North Knox Warriors, 3-2. The game got off to a rough start for the Lion faithful, when Keisha Kiser smacked a leadoff double into the left center field gap and then one out later scored when Sammi Endocott smacked another double into the same gap.

Grichuk, Cardinals rough up Niese in 10-2 win
Posted: May 20, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals started joking as Randy Choate put on Randal Grichuk's batting gloves in the ninth inning. The fun in the dugout increased as he took Michael Wacha's bat and headed to home plate for the first time in more than a decade, and there was lots laughter when the reliever drew a walk.

Cueto again gets no support, Reds lose 3-0 to Royals
Posted: May 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When Johnny Cueto starts for Cincinnati, the Reds' offense usually takes the day off.

 

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