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Clinton Prairie Motorsports Has Great Day at Speedway

The Clinton Prairie Motorsports team built and ran two karts in the World Finals on May 15 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kart #65 driven by Brady Myers won the pole over 28 other karts and went on to win the 25 lap feature race.  Kart #72 driven by Cody Criswell did a great job…

Gus Macker Event Returns to Kokomo in July

Kokomo will see the well-regarded Gus Macker basketball tournament back in full force this summer. After being absent for several years’ professional basketball player Brandon Wood, Mo Boy LLC, and the Brandon Wood Foundation will be hosting the 2019 Gus Macker tournament in downtown Kokomo. The three-day event will span from July 19 to 21…

IHSAA Executive Committee Approves Football Mercy Rule

In its monthly gathering following the annual Board of Directors meeting April 29 in Indianapolis, the Indiana High School Athletic Association Executive Committee unanimously approved a new football mercy rule The rule, which goes into effect this fall, was a joint effort with the Indiana Football Coaches Association to expedite the conclusion of football contests…

FHS Girls’ Tennis Team Improves to 15-3 With Win Over LCC

The Frankfort High School girls’ tennis team improved to 15-3 on the season with a 5-0 victory over Lafayette Central Catholic Thursday in Lafayette. Emily Michael and Riley Isgrigg each won their singles matches in straight sets, while Ashlyn Harshbarger went three sets to get a victory. The doubles teams of Abby Pierce and Rylo…

High School Sports Schedule May 13-18

Monday, May 13 FRANKFORT — Baseball vs. Tri-West, 5:30 p.m.; Softball vs. Tri-West, 5:30 p.m.; Girls’ tennis at McCutcheon, 5:15 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Baseball vs. Delphi, 5 p.m.; Softball at Kokomo, 5 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Baseball vs. Tipton, 5 p.m.; Softball vs. Bethesda Christian, 5 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Softball vs. North White, 5…

High School Sports Schedule May 6-11

Monday, May 6 FRANKFORT — Baseball at Harrison, 5:30 p.m.; Softball at Delphi, 5 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ track, Frankfort Relays, 5:30 p.m.; Girls’ tennis at Danville, 5:30 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Baseball vs. Bethesda Christian, 5 p.m.; Softball vs. Western, 5 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Boys’ and girls’ track at Carroll, 4:45 p.m. ROSSVILLE…

Frankfort Baseball Rallies for Victory Over Northwestern

The Frankfort High School baseball team improved to 8-5 on the season with a come-from-behind 7-5 victory over Northwestern in eight innings Monday night. Christian Lopez and Braden Compton each had three hits for the Hot Dogs, and Deacon Spencer added an inside-the-park home run. Connor Boone pitched a strong seven innings to get the…

American Poolplayers Association Now Forming Teams

The APA Pool League, sanctioned by the American Poolplayers Association (APA), is now forming teams throughout Howard, Miami, Cass, and Clinton counties in North Central Indiana under the guidance of franchisee in North Central Indiana. “We’re excited to bring APA League Play to the area. Pool is a great way to have fun while getting to know new…

High School Sports Schedule April 29 – May 4

Monday, April 29 FRANKFORT — Baseball vs. Northwestern, 6 p.m.; Boys’ golf vs. Harrison, 4:30 p.m.; Girls’ tennis vs. Delphi, 5 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Baseball at Southmont, 5 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ track at Rossville, 4:30 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Baseball vs. .Bethesda Christian, 5 p.m.; Softball vs. Western Boone, 5 p.m.; Boys’ golf…

Frankfort Blanks Rossville in Non-Conference Softball Action

Avery Drew and Makayla Harper combined on a five-hit shutout to lead Frankfort to a 5-0 girls’ softball victory over Rossville on Monday. Drew and Chloe Roberts led the offense with two hits each. Karim Quinones and Morgan Dean each had one hit. Drew led with five stolen bases and Karleigh Bessler added three steals.…