Local Sports

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Rico Abreu hoists his trophy after winning the 2014 Honda National Midget race at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, June 14.

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Abreu Takes Honda National Midgets At 'Burg; Hamilton Bros Battle

Posted On June 16, 2014 at 1:53pm EDT

Rico Abreu continued what has been a sensational season with his third win of the year on Saturday, a frenetic affair that featured countless slide-jobs around the high-banked Lawrenceburg Speedway.

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Boys Golf Seasons End At IHSAA Regional Tournament

Posted On June 13, 2014 at 6:57am EDT

They had good runs in 2014, but no area boys golf players will be making an appearance at the IHSAA Boys Golf State Finals.


Local Special Olympians Excited For National Games

Posted On June 12, 2014 at 9:12am EDT

Three area athletes will try to win gold medals when they compete with some of the best in the nation this weekend.