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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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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...
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. ...
Miner tennis practice begins Tuesday, Aug. 5 (07/22/14)
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 Tuesday, Aug. 5. Players should contact McKinney at (812) 847-6024 or at bmckinney@lssc.k12.in.us All forms and physicals need to be completed by the first day of practice...
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...
Miner Football Golf Scramble will take place Saturday (07/15/14)
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...
Mike Canty Invitational set for July 25 and 26 (07/14/14)
The Michael Canty Invitational, a double elimination singles and doubles tennis tournament, is set for Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at the Bloomfield School District tennis courts. The tournament may be extended to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27 pending significant participation...
UPDATED: Anderson wins Greene County Open (07/13/14)
Brock Anderson was once called the best golfer to have never won the Greene County Open. But after finishing with a seven-under par 135 Sunday at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton, Anderson became the 14th player in the history of the tournament to win it at least twice.....
Sign-ups for county golf open (07/10/14)
The annual Greene County Open golf championship is set for Saturday and Sunday at Phil Harris Golf Course. Players can form their own groups and play anytime on Saturday before being flighted on Sunday. Each day will feature 18 holes of competition...
French concludes play at Indiana Open Championship (07/10/14)
Linton-Stockton golfer Clayton French was among the early finishers at the men's Indiana Open Championship Thursday at Otter Creek Golf Club in Columbus. French, currently a member of the Marian University men's golf team, fired a 9-over par 81 to conclude the tournament with a 311...
County golf open set for Saturday, Sunday (07/10/14)
In the history of the Greene County Open golf championship, which dates back to 1930 and 71 tournaments, there have been 13 players that have won at least two times. But over the course of the past six tournaments, there has been no repeat winners take home the top prize in the 36-hole event, which takes place annually at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton...
Local baseball team places sixth out of 18 teams (07/08/14)
Bart Burris Scramble scheduled for Aug. 2 (07/08/14)
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...
7-3 coed softball tournament set for July 19 (07/08/14)
A 7-3 (either seven guys and three gals or vice versa) coed softball tournament has been scheduled for Saturday, July 19 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...
EGHS boys basketball golf scramble set for July 20 (07/08/14)
The Eastern Greene boys basketball program will be hosting a fundraising best ball golf scramble on Sunday, July 20 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...
Bloomfield boys basketball camp (07/07/14)
Matt Britton, the varsity boys basketball coach said that he had 60 boys attend his annual youth boys basketball camp, which lasted eight days and took place in early June. He said the group had fun learning the fundamentals of the game. The players were in incoming grades K-8 and participated in three differrent sessions. (By B.J. Hargis/Greene County Daily World)...
Bloomfield basketball camp (07/01/14)
Oliver leads Gold to WVFCA win (06/30/14)
Linton-Stockton graduate Dane Rupska caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown to help the Gold defeat the Black 35-12 at Saturday night's Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star Game. The contest took place at Memorial Stadium in Terre Haute...
Alford recalls Waltman as vital to '87 title run (06/27/14)
GREENCASTLE -- Asked about the late Royce Waltman during last week's talk at Greencastle Christian Church, Steve Alford likely could have gone a number of places. He could have started on the hallowed hardwood of Indiana University Assembly Hall, where Waltman served as an assistant to coach Bob Knight all four years Alford wore the Cream and Crimson...
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