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Frankfort Police Seeking Info on Vandalism at TPA Park

The Frankfort Police Department is looking for information about the vandalism that occurred at TPA Park Monday night. An individual or individuals did very serious damage to the fountain at TPA Park. The damage was found Tuesday morning. Anyone with information is asked to call the Frankfort Police Department at 765-654-4431.

Report Shows Steady Decline for Colts’ Attendance

Which pro sports franchise has lost the most fans over the last ten years?  The Indianapolis Colts are 12th on financial news website 247wallst.com’s list of “12 Pro Sports Running Out of Fans.”  Colts average attendance over the last ten years has consistently fallen, reaching 59,199 per game in 2018, a decline of -10.8%, reports financial news website…

Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame Will Be Held Every Year

In its first two years of operation, the Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame inducted 26 individuals. Following a meeting Wednesday night, Hall of Fame Executive Director Don Stock announced a couple of changes will be made to the Hall of Fame. “We’re going to go every year,” said Stock on Thursday morning’s Partytline…

Colts Announce Training Schedule, Title Sponsor

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Indianapolis Colts and the city of Westfield have unveiled the schedule for the team’s 2019 training camp at Grand Park Sports Campus. The camp will be held for the second time at the venue as part of a 10-year partnership announced last year. This year’s training camp is…

Washington Township Downs Rossville in Semi-State Action

Washington Township broke a 5-all tie by scoring seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning en route to a 13-8 Class A semi-state baseball victory over Rossville Saturday afternoon in Plymouth. The victory moved Washington Township into the Class A state championship at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis against University,…

Frankfort Falls in Extra Innings to Edgewood in Regional Final

Frankfort’s baseball season came to an end Monday evening with a 2-1 loss to second-ranked Edgewood in eight innings in the Class 3A regional final at Crawfordsville. The victory moved Edgewood into a semi-state matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mooresville against Silver Creek. The time and place for Rossville’s Class A semi-state matchup on…

Rossville Wins Regional; Frankfort In Regional Final Monday

Rossville captured the Class A regional baseball championship Saturday night with a 15-3 triumph over Daleville at Carroll High School in Flora. The victory moves the Hornets into next Saturday’s semi-state matchup against against Washington Township at either Plymouth or Kokomo. Game time is to be determined. Rossville moved into the regional championship contest with…

Pirch Finishes Third at Sectional to Advance to Regional

Sascha Pirch of Frankfort fired a 2-over-par 74 to finish third in the IHSAA Sectional Golf Tournament Saturday at Coyote Crossing Golf Course in West Lafayette. Pirch’s score was three shots behind Tom Newton of Harrison and one behind runner-up Nic Hofman of Harrison. Rounding out the top five were Sean Buckley of Lafayette Central…

Pagenaud Captures Indy 500, Earns $2.7 Million

Simon Pagenaud is the winner of the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 and Monday night received $2.7 million at the Indy 500 Victory Banquet. Pagenaud edged out Alexander Rossi to win his first 500, just weeks after taking the checkered flag to win the INDYCAR Grand Prix. Pagenaud also became the first polesitter to…

Hot Dogs Capture Clinton County Boys’ Golf Tourney Title

Frankfort, led by medalist Sascha Pirch with an 82, captured the Clinton County boys’ golf tournament Thursday at the Frankfort Commons. FHS finished with a two-day total of 367, six shots better than Rossville, who took second at 373. Clinton Central was third at 410 and Clinton Prairie finished fourth at 415. All-County honors went…