Trucks, tractors compete at Putnam County Fair
Dozens of pullers and hundreds of fans braved the intense heat on Friday night to compete in or watch truck and tractor pulling competitions at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Results: Indiana Pulling League Altered Farm Tractors 1. Mark Abbott (Outcast) 312.04...
Newgent wins first career UMP Super Stock feature
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A heat index reaching into the triple digits wasn't enough to derail an evening of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday evening. Greencastle's Jonathon Newgent made the most of the opportunity as he piloted his No. 21n UMP Super Stock to victory lane for the first win of his career...
DePauw duo leaves great legacy
Rex Call and Mary Bretscher have several things in common. Besides living across the street from each other in Greencastle, they both share a love for DePauw University athletics and have been a big part of its success for several decades. Now, they share another item as they are both officially retired from the university...
NP's Smith gets scholar award
Madisyn Smith learned a lot from playing basketball at North Putnam over the past five years. A competitive cheerleader since age six, she began playing hoops in eighth grade and looks back upon both experiences as having positively shaped her. "At cheer practice, you practice the same routine all the way through," she said. "Nothing changes, and you memorize exactly what you have to do. Once you memorize those things, it's hard to mess up."...
Neese, Hoosiers finish four seconds from tourney title
ATLANTA -- Imagine the worst way to lose a basketball tournament. Sorry, Cooper Neese and the Indy Hoosiers can top your story -- no matter what it is. The Cloverdale senior and his summer travel squad lost 78-76 to We R1 in the Under Armour Nationals last week in three overtimes, with the game decided on sudden death (first team to score) in the third extra period...
Greencastle gears up with activities
Several activities are upcoming in the next few weeks regarding the athletic programs of Greencastle schools. Middle school students interested in playing football for the GMS Tiger Cubs are encouraged to attend an organizational meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the GMS field (behind the middle school building)...
Special night for Masters family
INDIANAPOLIS -- Hundreds of players have competed in the 50-year history of the Indiana Football Coaches Association All-Star game, many of whom who went on to have successful collegiate careers and some to even make their marks at the professional level...
Freeland tops field to win Bomber Mid-Season Championship
PUTNAMVILLE -- North Salem's Ryan Freeland captured Lincoln Park Speedway's Mid-season Bomber feature on Saturday night and got a boost in the season points. Freeland roared to a victory in the opening heat race of the night as the bombers took center stage at the 5/16th dirt Putnamville oval. ...
Clover standouts hooping away
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jalen Moore of Cloverdale has spent his summer refining his skills and working on getting quicker and stronger. He got a reminder on Wednesday at the Indiana Basketball Coaches' Association Top 100 Underclass Workout of how crucial those last two aspects will be for his final two high school seasons...
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