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Special Olympics ROD members (left to right with medals) Jacob Eldridge, Christa Mullins, and Becky Cashman show off their hardware from the USA Games. With them are parents and Special Olympics ROD Coordinator Greg Townsend (center).

Mike Perleberg, Eagle 99.3

AUDIO: Special Olympics Medalists Appear On Eagle 99.3

Posted On June 24, 2014 at 9:27am EDT

The clanking of medals draped around three exceptional athletes' necks could be heard throughout the Eagle 99.3 studios Tuesday morning.

(left to right) Christa Mullins, coach Lyndsay Laub, and Becky Cashman after they earned gold in the 4 x 50 yard freestyle relay swim at the Special Olympics USA Games Thursday.


ROD Special Oympians "Awesome" At USA Games

Posted On June 20, 2014 at 12:13pm EDT

Local individuals competing at the Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey are bringing some shiny hardware back to southeast Indiana.

Milan's 1954 basketball team gather with their state championship trophy, held by coach Marvin Wood.
Milan '54 Museum

Milan Parties For 1954 Title 60th Anniversary

Posted On June 20, 2014 at 10:51am EDT

Milan is celebrating 60 years since the event that put it on the American sports map.

The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series  visited the Ripley County Fairgrounds in July. The event taping will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network multiple times in coming weeks.

Battle of the Bluegrass photo

NBC Sports Network Will Broadcast F.A.R.M. Club Show Tractor Pulls

Posted On June 19, 2014 at 8:20am EDT

An upcoming event bursting with horsepower in Ripley County will be nationally televised.

Batesville's Bryan Hoeing was named the EIAC Baseball MVP on Tuesday.

USA Today photo

Hoeing Is EIAC Baseball MVP; All-Conference Selections

Posted On June 18, 2014 at 10:20am EDT

Hoeing, a commit to play hardball next spring at the University of Louisville, was named the EIAC Most Valuable Player by the conference’s baseball coaches, it was announced Tuesday.

Ellen Barrett

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SD's Barrett Leads EIAC All-Conference Softball Team As MVP

Posted On June 18, 2014 at 9:58am EDT

After an EIAC championship, a near-perfect regular season, and a IHSAA state tournament semi-state appearance, South Dearborn softball placed five players on the 2014 All-EIAC Softball team.

All-EIAC Track, Golf, Tennis Teams Announced

Posted On June 18, 2014 at 9:41am EDT

Spring sports all-conference teams and MVPs have been selected by Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference coaches.


Bass Tournament Coming To Lawrenceburg June 28

Posted On June 17, 2014 at 1:15pm EDT

Pro fishermen will hit the Ohio River at Lawrenceburg on June 28 seeking the five biggest bass they can catch.


Switz Co. School Board Picks Dennis For New Boys Basketball Coach

Posted On June 17, 2014 at 8:24am EDT

Switzerland County High School Athletic Director David Todd didn’t have to look too far to find his new varsity boys basketball coach as the Pacers tabbed a familiar face.


Former Reds Pitcher, Lawrenceburg HS Grad McCool Dies

Posted On June 17, 2014 at 7:55am EDT

A Lawrenceburg High School graduate who once played in the big leagues has died.