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Articles in: Sports and Recreation

Vernie Menke and Elisa Gross
- 2 weeks 6 days ago
Elberfeld, Indiana, native and self-described country boy Vernie Menke had never been to New York City, but sightseeing wasn’t what brought him...
Elisa Gross
- 37 weeks 1 day ago
When the neighboring business moved out of the space at 1412 S. Green River Road, the thought of moving never occurred to Curt Jones, owner of...
Trista Lutgring
- 39 weeks 5 days ago
Facing off on the basketball court is not a new tradition for the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville men’s...
Elisa Gross
- 44 weeks 17 hours ago
There is a new hot spot for boaters enjoying a ride on the Ohio River — a group of islands recently formed at Ohio River Mile 792 facing the...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 5 weeks ago
A 1950 Mercury convertible is a rare sight alone — one sporting a pearly purple paint coat with the words “Still the One” in...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 10 weeks ago
Restoring classic cars is a lifelong hobby of many car enthusiasts — for Pat Reisinger, it has become a successful trade and business....
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 18 weeks ago
Bowling lanes have been a home for Matt Sanders from a very young age. Growing up at Arc Lanes, where his father was once the general manager,...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 28 weeks ago
A tense overtime game on Sunday, Jan. 20 in New Orleans saw the Los Angeles Rams defeat the home team Saints by only a three-point margin. The...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 1 year 30 weeks ago
If anyone disproves the common adage “Those who can’t do, teach,” it is the four head coaches for the men’s and women’s...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 31 weeks ago
Racing is a balance, says Scott Hyatt. “You want to go as fast as you can, but you don’t want to be reckless about it,” says the...
Paige Effinger
- 1 year 48 weeks ago
Running is more than putting one foot in front of the other; it is about the mental strength to get to the finish line. Completing a half-marathon...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 1 week ago
Hometown: Evansville, Indiana Education: Reitz Memorial High School, 1974; B.S. in communications, University of Evansville, 1977; J.D., Notre Dame...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 4 weeks ago
I had closed my eyes, centered my breath, and prepared to begin my yoga practice when I felt something fluffy brush my leg followed by a scratchy...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 13 weeks ago
Purple Aces basketball fans are buzzing with excitement for the 2018-19 season already. And though the team won’t hit the court for their first...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 14 weeks ago
With 65 parks, 21 recreational areas, and more than a combined 2,500 acres of land, people wanting to get outdoors in Evansville can enjoy more than...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 21 weeks ago
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is hitting the bowling lanes to raise money for one-on-one mentoring programs in the area. The annual...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 29 weeks ago
Simply put, the Nissan GT-R sports car is a beast. It may not turn as many heads as a Chevy Corvette or Dodge Challenger with its looks, says Kale...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 29 weeks ago
Olivia Taylor took her first dance class when she was 2 years old. The 12 year old has been dancing ever since. “I started out taking one hour...
elisa gross
- 2 years 35 weeks ago
After his long and illustrious career in Major League Baseball, Don Mattingly, now the manager of the Miami Marlins, decided he wanted to give back....
Stan Schmitt
- 2 years 48 weeks ago
In January 1924, as the new Bosse High School on the East Side opened, faculty members petitioned the school board to name the athletic field “...