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Bryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6

CHICAGO (AP) — On his second day with the Cubs, Kris Bryant played like the top prospect Chicago was expecting.

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Saturday 04/18/2015
Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row
Posted: April 18, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward wasn't sure how to react after hitting his first home run as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals in a 5-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

Purdue center A.J. Hammons will return for final season
Posted: April 18, 2015

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center A.J. Hammons says he will return for his senior season, after helping the Boilermakers return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.

Bryant 0 for 4 with 3 Ks in debut as Cubs lose to Padres 5-4
Posted: April 18, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league debut.

Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds, 6-1
Posted: April 18, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even with less than his best stuff, Cardinals starter Michael Wacha was good enough to beat the Cincinnati Reds again.

Friday 04/17/2015
Loogootee downs WHS in 5 innings
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 9:17 pm

Although only one team was going to come out of the Washington Sports Complex a winner on Friday, both may be feeling a little better about the direction they are going. The Loogootee Lion softball team posted a 14-1 win over the Lady Hatchets, however WHS showed fight in each of the five innings played.

Chezem hired as new Loogootee coach
Posted: April 17, 2015

LOOGOOTEE — The speculation on who will be the next Loogootee basketball coach is over. The Loogootee School Board voted to confirm Covington High School head basketball coach Kent Chezem as the man to revitalize the Loogootee basketball program. Chezem will replace Mike Hopkins, who was 8-15 in his lone season at the helm of the Lions.

Sports Round Up
Posted: April 17, 2015

Wichman leads WC to win

Lady Hatchets come in 1st
Posted: April 17, 2015

ELNORA - The Washington Hatchets girls track team took home first place out of five teams with 137 points Thursday night. Five Lady Hatchets put up new personal bests. Lauren Andis, Emily Matthews, and Mikayla Richardson had personal bests in more than one event. 

Area Sports Schedule
Posted: April 17, 2015


The Masters, brought to you by Disney
Posted: April 17, 2015

If golf tournaments were like battles, the U.S. Open would be D-Day and the Masters would be Waterloo. The U.S. Open is a yearly war of attrition where one fights and claws its way across the scorched beachhead and through the bullet-ridden hedgerows. At Augusta National, the Masters is more like an 19th century engagement. Regiments march with Napoleonic precision, complete with full pomp and circumstances, and battle to centuries old rules of engagement between enemies whose monarchs were probably married to each other's cousins.

Lackey, Carpenter spark St. Louis' 4-0 win over Milwaukee
Posted: April 17, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis starter John Lackey had little trouble with the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.

Reports: Top prospect Kris Bryant headed to the Cubs
Posted: April 17, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Prized prospect Kris Bryant looks to be on his way to the Chicago Cubs.

Thursday 04/16/2015
Bedwell pitches shutout against Loogootee
Posted: April 16, 2015

Washington junior Jake Bedwell shut out the Loogootee Lions baseball team helping the Hatchets to their second win of the year at the Gwaltney Sports Complex Wednesday night. Bedwell gave up just five hits in a 2-0 shutdown over Loogootee.

Local tennis teams ready to ace the season
Posted: April 16, 2015

Where there’s windy, rainy days, there is also the beginning of girls tennis season and Washington, Washington Catholic, Barr-Reeve, North Daviess, and Loogootee have a lot of determined ladies ready to swing into the season.

Area Sports Schedule
Posted: April 16, 2015


Area Sports Round Up
Posted: April 16, 2015

Vikes win 3rd

Pacers' playoff hopes end with 95-83 loss to Grizzlies
Posted: April 16, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are headed into the postseason with home-court advantage. The Indiana Pacers are simply heading home.

Sparks, Duncheon named to Academic All-State team
Posted: April 16, 2015

Washington's Matt Sparks and Barr-Reeve's Ethan Duncheon were recently honored with selection to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association's Honorable Mention All-Academic Team. 

Wood, Rizzo power Cubs past Reds, 5-0
Posted: April 16, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Travis Wood was an All-Star. This year, he's a pitcher looking to return that form following a rough 2014 season.

Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers
Posted: April 16, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' Lance Lynn wasn't at his best on Wednesday night. Even a less-than-stellar effort couldn't put a halt to his April success.

Wednesday 04/15/2015
Class changes come with questions
Posted: April 15, 2015

If Bob Dylan was singing about high school sports, he might say “The times-they-are-a-changin’ for area teams.” Recently the IHSAA made its bi-annual changes to sports classification for the upcoming two-year period and Washington and Barr-Reeve look to have several significant changes.

Sports Round Up
Posted: April 15, 2015

ND comes up short at Hidden Hills

Sports Schedule
Posted: April 15, 2015


Latest on Aaron Hernandez verdict: Jurors talk to media
Posted: April 15, 2015

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Maddon upbeat despite Cubs' 3-2 loss to Reds
Posted: April 15, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Despite a tough 3-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon remained upbeat.

Tuesday 04/14/2015
Cougars down Hatchets
Posted: April 14, 2015

WASHINGTON - If the North Daviess Cougar softball team had any questions about its offense in 2015, then they were put to rest on Monday night. The Lady Cougars exploded for nine runs in the seventh inning, to cap a 19-1 win over Washington at the Sports Complex.

Area Sports Round-up
Posted: April 14, 2015

Cougars fall to Bloomfield

Jurors deliberate for 6th day in Aaron Hernandez murder case
Posted: April 14, 2015

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The jury in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez began its sixth day of deliberations Tuesday.

Durnil ready to start crashing pads at WHS
Posted: April 14, 2015

Jake Durnil is ready - and he hopes Washington football is ready for him. 

Area Sports Schedule
Posted: April 14, 2015


Wong takes blame for 5-4 home-opening loss to Brewers
Posted: April 14, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright has definitely had better days. Kolten Wong felt much worse after the St. Louis Cardinals' disappointing home opener.

Lester roughed up, Cubs rally to beat Reds in 10
Posted: April 14, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler came through big and helped the Cubs rally for a win after ace Jon Lester struggled in his second start with Chicago.

Monday 04/13/2015
Jordan Spieth is going places in a hurry
Posted: April 13, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The most important round in Jordan Spieth's young career began with a little perspective from his caddie.

Hatton, Wagler play well at CCOV
Posted: April 13, 2015

VINCENNES - The Washington Hatchets, Barr-Reeve Vikings and Washington Catholic golf teams got their first taste of sectional-style golf with an 18-hole invitational at sectional host Country Club of Old Vincennes on Saturday. 

Saturday 04/11/2015
Lancaster medalist in Hatchet win over Rangers
Posted: April 11, 2015

SANTA CLAUS — The Washington Hatchet golf team opened up its season on the road at Christmas Lake Golf Course on Thursday against the Forest Park Rangers. The Hatchets won the event with a score of 169-182 over the host Rangers.

Locals race into track season
Posted: April 11, 2015

Spring is here which means track and field is too. Area coaches have been preparing their teams for a competitive season. 

Sports briefs
Posted: April 11, 2015

Hatchets fall to Heritage Hills

Tuesday 04/07/2015
Area Sports Briefs
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 11:31 pm

WC downs North Daviess

The thrill of the grass
Posted: April 07, 2015

.... And just like that it was baseball season.

Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin 68-63 for national title
Posted: April 07, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Over a matter of mere minutes, the youngsters at Duke grew into salty old pros.

Area Schedule
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 2:00 pm


Holt receives Coach of Year awards
Posted: April 07, 2015

MONTGOMERY - Accolades continue to pour in for members of the Barr-Reeve girls basketball team.

Allen's second-half burst keys Blue Devils' NCAA title win
Posted: April 07, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With two of Duke's star freshmen in foul trouble in the biggest game of the season, the Blue Devils found a championship-saving jolt from an unlikely source.

Monday 04/06/2015
Sports Briefs
Posted: April 06, 2015

Lady Vikes fall to Sullivan

Michigan spring game gets defensive under Jim Harbaugh
Posted: April 06, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — With Michigan State in the Final Four and the Detroit Tigers preparing for opening day, it doesn't seem as if it's football season in Michigan.

Wainwright, Cardinals beat Cubs 3-0 on opening night
Posted: April 06, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had Joe Maddon in the dugout, and Jon Lester on the mound. Wrigley Field had a new look, with a giant videoboard in left field and pictures of Ernie Banks draped over the closed bleachers.

Thursday 04/02/2015
Zeller, Olynyk have 19 each in win over Pacers
Posted: April 02, 2015

BOSTON (AP) - Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points after nearly missing the game with an eye injury sustained hours before tip-off, and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 100-87 Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls.

Tuesday 03/31/2015
Roy selected as Player of the Week
Posted: March 31, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS - Homestead junior Tahj Curry, Guerin Catholic senior Matt Holba, Park Tudor senior Bryce Moore and Barr-Reeve senior Duncan Roy each sparked his team to a state championship, and all four players are recipients this week in the in the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week program.

Indiana basketball at its finest
Posted: March 31, 2015

Standing on the floor of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday I couldn't help but get a little caught up in the moment. It was a great opportunity watch the confluence of hard work, patience, talent and desire manifest itself in the smiles of the teenagers who had accomplished life's dream at such a young age. However, standing behind them were the parents, coaches, administrators and fans, who have had just as much emotional capital invested in what turns out to be just a few moment on that podium.



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