Local Sports

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…

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…