Learn about bald eagles and other raptors and possibly see an eagle in the wild during Patoka Lake’s 32nd annual Eagle Watch on Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center.

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RICHMOND – The Lady Lions got back in the win column Tuesday with a road victory at Richmond. Rushville outscored Richmond 38-19 in the middle quarters en route to the 55-43 victory.

Junior wide receiver Whop Philyor and sophomore running back Stevie Scott III highlighted six Indiana players who earned All-Big Ten offensive honors Wednesday.

NEW CASTLE – Encompassing success on the Indiana basketball landscape including high school state championship players and coaches, an Mr. Basketball, Indiana All-Stars, All-Americans, professional careers, more than 2,800 coaching wins and outstanding contributions to the sport and our stat…

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Eleven continued its series of pivotal re-signings for the 2020 season today with the announcement that forward Tyler Pasher will return to the Circle City for a third season. Per club policy, terms of the contract will not be released.

NORTH VERNON – The Lady Lions traveled to Jennings County Saturday and after a slow first quarter, rebounded to take a one point lead at the half. The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Lions by five points in the second half to hold on for the 56-52 victory.

Junior Peyton Ramsey didn’t begin the year as Indiana’s starting quarterback. But Ramsey ended the regular season with a play that will live on in the lore of the Old Oaken Bucket rivalry.

Indiana DNR has launched a new website allowing deer hunters to access white-tailed deer harvest data as it is accumulated by the state.

Special award winners for the boys included: Tennis – Most Varsity Wins Marlin Hershberger, Best Record Sam Smith, Most Improved Phurin Chindapornpitak, Coaches Award Braiden Hunter; Soccer – Rookie of the Year Jacob Hampton, MVP and All-EIAC Chase Custer, Team Leadership and All-EIAC Academ…

SHELBYVILLE – Shelbyville needed every last second of the 32-minutes of game time Wednesday in the season opener for the Golden Bears and visiting Rushville.

Eric Ebron’s locker still was fully stocked Tuesday. There even was what appeared to be a newly arrived package resting in front of the stall.

New Palestine used a 9-3 run over the final 3:30 of the fourth quarter to rally past the Lady Lions 49-46. The Lady Lions drop to 3-2 on the season. The Lady Dragons improve to 4-2.

MIDDLETOWN – The Lion wrestling team opened the season on the road at Shenandoah. Rushville returned with a 43-30 victory over the Raiders.

The Lady Lions outscored visiting Beech Grove 19-6 in the second quarter to push a 5-point first quarter lead to an 18 point lead at the half. Rushville cruised from there to post a 65-38 victory.

Notre Dame put together yet another dominant performance Saturday, defeating Boston College, 40-7, on Senior Day at Notre Dame Stadium. It’s Notre Dame’s fourth straight win and third straight by more than 30 points.

Volunteers can help DNR improve fish habitat at Patoka Lake during a volunteer habitat structure build day on Dec. 7 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Structures are needed when reservoirs such as Patoka Lake age, the number and type of hiding places for prey fish decrease. The Reservoir Habitat Enhan…

Each Tuesday, Indiana sophomore defensive lineman James Head Jr. looks forward to working on strip sacks.

Although there are a lot of pundits proclaiming NASCAR is on the rebound, I personally believe the sanctioning body still has a long way to go.

Indiana senior guard Devonte Green is starting to round into form in his second game back from a hamstring injury.

Peyton Ramsey threw for a career-high 371 yards and one touchdown Saturday at Penn State, but Indiana made too many errors to come away with its first victory in Happy Valley.


Behind an offensive surge which including 13 made 3-pointers and four players scoring in double figures, the Lady Lions eased to a 90-33 victory over South Dearborn in EIAC basketball action Saturday. The Lady Lions move to 2-0 while the Lady Knights drop to 0-5.

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INDIANAPOLIS – One day after announcing the return of Head Coach Martin Rennie for the 2020 season, Indy Eleven today confirmed that a veteran core of seven players – goalkeeper Evan Newton; defenders Paddy Barrett, Neveal Hackshaw, and Karl Ouimette; midfielders Tyler Gibson and Kenney Walk…

Deer firearms season runs from Nov. 16 to Dec. 1. The deer firearms license allows one deer to be taken with the license, and it must be a buck. If you want to take a doe with a firearm during the firearms season; a bonus antlerless license, resident youth combo hunt/trap license, deer licen…

INDIANAPOLIS – Coming off the heels of its most successful season, Indy Eleven is excited to announce that Martin Rennie will continue to lead as head coach for the 2020 USL Championship season. Today’s announcement marks the first in a series of announcements through next Friday that will o…


On opening night for the Lady Lions, Rushville outscored visiting New Castle 36-12 in the middle quarters en route to the 68-37 win. Rushville is 1-0 on the young season and New Castle is 0-2.

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Eleven was a minute away from qualifying for its first USL Championship Final, however, it was back-to-back defending league champion Louisville City FC that would have the final say in a 3-1 victory after added extra time in front of 7,171 fans at IUPUI Carroll Stadium.

With a rocking sellout crowd behind it, No. 23 Purdue was in position to extend its win streak at Mackey Arena in a key early season test against Texas.

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Clarence Schrock, 84, passed away November 25, 2019,at Sarasota Fla. Born Jan. 2 1935, leaves behind wife May Schrock, 4 Sons , Dewayne, Devon, Lavern,and Norman; 2 daughters, Darlene Keim, LeEtta Wagler. Lived in Rush county 40 years, also lived in Sarasota in winter months. Burial in Locus…