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High School Sports Schedule August 13-18

Monday, August 13 CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ golf at Delphi, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14 FRANKFORT — Girls’ volleyball vs. Rossville, 7 p.m.; Boys’ soccer vs. Logansport, 5:30 p.m.; Girls’ soccer at Logansport, 5:30 p.m.; Boys’ tennis vs. Lafayette Central Catholic, 5:30 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ volleyball at Sheridan, 7 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE —…

Little League Nixes Zionsville Proposal, Will ‘Consider All Options’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a proposal by Pennsylvania-based Little League International to relocate its Central Region headquarters to Zionsville has been pulled back. The organization said during a Board of Zoning Appeals meeting this week it would go another direction than the plans that involved the baseball and softball complex, office facilities and…

Purdue Fort Wayne Unveils New Sports Branding

Inside INdiana Business has announced that Purdue University Fort Wayne has unveiled a new look for its sports teams. The university says it will continue to use the Mastodon as its mascot, however a new logo and color scheme will be used to better match with the Purdue brand. All of the men’s and women’s…

Colts Training Camp Schedule Released

The Indianapolis Colts and the city of Westfield have unveiled the schedule for the 2018 Colts Training Camp. The camp will be held for the first time at Grand Park Sports Campus as part of a 10-year partnership announced in September. This year’s training camp is set to begin July 25 in what the team says…

State Championship Means Many Things to Colton Crum

When Colton Crum was growing up, the sport of pole vaulting wasn’t even on his radar. However, once he got a taste of success as a sixth grader, the sky literally became the limit. “In sixth grade, I broke the school record here,” said Crum. “I jumped 9 feet, 7 inches. After that, I thought…

Kaspar Media Announces Sports Broadcast Changes

Kaspar Media is announcing an exciting new change in its sports coverage this fall on WILO-AM and FM. Starting August, WILO will be broadcasting the “WILO Gridiron Game of the Week” that will feature our Clinton County teams — Frankfort, Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie — but will also include teams outside of Clinton County…

Colton Crum Captures State Pole Vault Championship

Frankfort High School senior Colton Crum finally got what he had been wanting ever since his freshman year — a state championship. Crum, who had two second-place finishes and a third at state, captured that elusive state pole vault championship Saturday at Indiana University in Bloomington when he cleared 17 feet, 4 inches. With a…

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…