Local Sports

Community Foundation Grant to Benefit Central Swimming

The Clinton Central School Corporation is about to reap the rewards of a Clinton County Community Foundation grant aimed to upgrade the Clinton Central Aquatic Center. The Foundation awarded the school corporation $18,000 for the Clinton Central Summer Swim Club to upgrade the pool with the installation of six new starting blocks, foot chocks, grab…

Frankfort Finishes Second in Sagamore Conference Tourney

The Frankfort High School boys’ golf team placed second in the Sagamore Conference Tournament Saturday at Rocky Ridge Golf Club in Darlington. Frankfort’s Simon Weber took medalist honors with a 3-over par 72 on a very difficult course under less than perfect conditions. Teammates JT Whitlock (80), Riley Romanski (85) and Kasey Klecz (95) brought…

FHS Golf Team Takes Fourth at Crawfordsville Invitational

In their best outing of the season, the Frankfort High School boys’ golf team placed fourth in the Crawfordsville Invitational Saturday. The Hot Dogs posted a team-season low of 340 with contributions from Simon Weber (81), JT Whitlock (82), Riley Romanski (87) and Kasey Klecz (90). Center Grove #2 won the event with a score…

Hoosier Heartland Conference Boys’ and Girls’ Track Results

Boys’ Track Hoosier Heartland Conference Team Standings Eastern 179 1/2, Clinton Prairie 101, Rossville 98, Sheridan 89, Carroll 74, Tri-Central 37, Taylor 24, Clinton Central 17 1/2. Individual Results 100 meters — 1. Turner (T-C) 11.81; 7. Hathaway (R) 12.26. 200 — 1. Spencer (E) 23.64; 8. Heidi (CC) 24.99. 400 — 1. Martin (CP)…

FHS Boys’ Golf Team Takes Triangular in Danville

The Frankfort High School boys’ golf team posted their best team score of the season at 185 Wednesday in beating both Lebanon (198) and Danville (199) at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville. Simon Weber led the Hot Dogs and was match medalist with a 43. JT Whitlock was next at 46 followed by Kasey…

Remedies Recommended for ‘Sad State’ of NCAA Basketball

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the chair of an outside commission has detailed a series of recommendations designed to help clean up NCAA men’s basketball. Wednesday in Indianapolis, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice summarized a report that focused on four elements the commission said need to be addressed to right long-term issues that have led to…

All-Star Game Scholarship Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Clinton County high school senior boys will take on their alumni counterparts in an all-star basketball game to raise funds for those involved in the game who have applied to the Battle of the Badges Scholarship Program this Saturday, April 28 at the Clinton Central Junior/Senior High School varsity basketball gymnasium.   Available at the…

FHS Golf Team Takes Seventh at Crawfordsville Invitational

The Frankfort High School boys’ golf team placed seventh in the 10-team Crawfordsville Invitational Saturday. The Hot Dogs finished with a team score of 380 on a cool windy day. JT Whitlock led FHS with a 91 followed by Camden Cesare 95, Kasey Klecz 97, Nolan Varner 97 and Reece Mitchell 108. Tri-West won the…

Local Lawmakers Honor Northwestern High School Girls’ Basketball Class 3A State Champions

State Reps. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) and Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) honored the Northwestern High School girls basketball team on Monday at the Statehouse for winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 3A state championship. The Northwestern Tigers went into the championship with a nearly perfect regular season record of 29-1. Led by Coach Kathie Layden,…

IHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournament

Boys’ Regional Tournament Saturday’s Games Class A At Case Arena, Frankfort Southwood (22-3) vs. North Vermillion (15-13), 10 a.m. Seton Catholic(8-18) vs. Southern Wells (11-14), noon. Championship, 8 p.m. (winner advances to Semi-State at Lafayette Jefferson or Huntington North against Culver Community Regional winner on March 17). Class 2A At Lapel Covington (23-1) vs. Tipton…