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  • Three USI Athletes Earn Academic All-America Honors

    Three USI Athletes Earn Academic All-America Honors

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:27:28 GMT
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    The University of Southern Indiana landed three student-athletes on the CoSIDA Academic All-All-America Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track & Field teams Thursday. Senior Jessica Reeves (Midland, Michigan) and junior Emily Roberts (Fredericktown, Ohio) represented the Screaming Eagles on the women's side while senior Chase Broughton (Marengo, Indiana) was the lone selection for the men.

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    The University of Southern Indiana landed three student-athletes on the CoSIDA Academic All-All-America Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track & Field teams Thursday. Senior Jessica Reeves (Midland, Michigan) and junior Emily Roberts (Fredericktown, Ohio) represented the Screaming Eagles on the women's side while senior Chase Broughton (Marengo, Indiana) was the lone selection for the men.

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  • Series opener against Miners postponed

    Series opener against Miners postponed

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:15:27 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    Friday’s Riley Children’s Foundation Princess and Superhero Night between the Southern Illinois Miners and Evansville Otters has been postponed due to wet field conditions. With the postponement, the Miners and Otters will open the series Saturday at 6:35 p.m. as Evansville celebrates 125 years of Deaconess and the game will feature a postgame fireworks show.

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    Friday’s Riley Children’s Foundation Princess and Superhero Night between the Southern Illinois Miners and Evansville Otters has been postponed due to wet field conditions.

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  • Aces Swimming & Diving earns CSCAA honors

    Aces Swimming & Diving earns CSCAA honors

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:13:14 GMT

     For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition.

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     For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition.

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  • PREVIEW: Otters open series against Miners Friday

    PREVIEW: Otters open series against Miners Friday

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-06-23 20:18:15 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters host the Southern Illinois Miners in a three-game series at Bosse Field, starting Friday at 6:35 p.m. Friday is also Riley Children’s Foundation Princess and Superhero Night.

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    The Evansville Otters host the Southern Illinois Miners in a three-game series at Bosse Field, starting Friday at 6:35 p.m. Friday is also Riley Children’s Foundation Princess and Superhero Night.

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  • Riley Kids to be honored during Otters 'Riley Children's Foundation Princess & Superhero Night'

    Riley Kids to be honored during Otters 'Riley Children's Foundation Princess & Superhero Night'

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-06-23 20:16:40 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

     First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. and that will be thrown by Riley Kid, Brody Englehardt. Eight other Riley Kids will also be base buddies and get to run out on the field during player introductions before the game.

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     First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. and that will be thrown by Riley Kid, Brody Englehardt. Eight other Riley Kids will also be base buddies and get to run out on the field during player introductions before the game.

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  • Otters complete sweep of Grizzlies

    Otters complete sweep of Grizzlies

  • Otters complete sweep of Grizzlies

    Otters complete sweep of Grizzlies

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-06-23 03:30:55 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)
    The Evansville Otters completed the first sweep of the season, beating the Gateway Grizzlies 6-2 in front of 1,536 at Bosse Field Thursday. Evansville went scoreless through the first three innings, but inconsistent pitching by the Grizzles allowed the Otters to take control. Gateway took an early lead when Jack Hranec hit a solo home run in the second, giving the Grizzlies a 1-0 lead. The Otters took a 4-1 lead in the fourth. Back-to-back walks to Lance Montano and Taylor Hillson...More >>
    The Evansville Otters completed the first sweep of the season, beating the Gateway Grizzlies 6-2 in front of 1,536 at Bosse Field Thursday. Evansville went scoreless through the first three innings, but inconsistent pitching by the Grizzles allowed the Otters to take control. Gateway took an early lead when Jack Hranec hit a solo home run in the second, giving the Grizzlies a 1-0 lead. The Otters took a 4-1 lead in the fourth. Back-to-back walks to Lance Montano and Taylor Hillson...More >>
  • Evansville Otters outfielder finds his groove

    Evansville Otters outfielder finds his groove

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:06:23 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters are starting to become known for their power house offense this season, with everyone doing their job at the plate. One second year guy, outfielder Jeff Gardner has really gotten into his groove. Gardner leads the team in RBI's and home-runs.

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    The Evansville Otters are starting to become known for their power house offense this season, with everyone doing their job at the plate. One second year guy, outfielder Jeff Gardner has really gotten into his groove. Gardner leads the team in RBI's and home-runs.

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  • Grizzlies vs Otters

    Grizzlies vs Otters

    With wins in 4-of-their-last-5, the Evansville Otters are back above .500, and back in second place in the Frontier League West.More >>
  • Grizzlies vs Otters

    Grizzlies vs Otters

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-06-22 03:15:34 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    With wins in 4-of-their-last-5, the Evansville Otters are back above .500, and back in second place in the Frontier League West. In a rare midweek matinee, they looked to stay in the groove in game two with Gateway Wednesday afternoon. 

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    With wins in 4-of-their-last-5, the Evansville Otters are back above .500, and back in second place in the Frontier League West. In a rare midweek matinee, they looked to stay in the groove in game two with Gateway Wednesday afternoon. 

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  • Ellis Park media day

    Ellis Park media day

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:04:06 GMT

    With the start to the race season just two weeks away, Ellis Park rolled out its annual Media Day Tuesday afternoon.

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    With the start to the race season just two weeks away, Ellis Park rolled out its annual Media Day Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Aces men add another Lithuanian big man

    Aces men add another Lithuanian big man

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:56:53 GMT
    Another native of Lithuania has joined the University of Evansville men’s basketball program as Purple Aces head coach Marty Simmons has announced the signing of Dainius Chatkevicius to a Grant-in-aid to begin playing at UE this season. “Dainius is a big, athletic forward that we are excited to add to our team,” Simmons said.  “He is a strong, physical player who will give us some good depth inside.” Chatkevicius, a 6-8 forward from Klaipeda, L...More >>
    Another native of Lithuania has joined the University of Evansville men’s basketball program as Purple Aces head coach Marty Simmons has announced the signing of Dainius Chatkevicius to a Grant-in-aid to begin playing at UE this season. “Dainius is a big, athletic forward that we are excited to add to our team,” Simmons said.  “He is a strong, physical player who will give us some good depth inside.” Chatkevicius, a 6-8 forward from Klaipeda, L...More >>
  • Otters edge Gateway

    Otters edge Gateway

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:54:00 GMT
    Behind seven scoreless innings from starter Hunter Ackerman, the Evansville Otters beat the Gateway Grizzlies 1-0 Wednesday afternoon in front of 1,855 at Bosse Field on Texas Roadhouse Day Camp Day. The game was a classic pitchers’ duel between Ackerman and Gateway’s Alec Kisena. Both offenses were scoreless through six innings before the Otters broke through with the game’s only run in the bottom of the seventh. The Grizzlies began the frame by going to the bull...More >>
    Behind seven scoreless innings from starter Hunter Ackerman, the Evansville Otters beat the Gateway Grizzlies 1-0 Wednesday afternoon in front of 1,855 at Bosse Field on Texas Roadhouse Day Camp Day. The game was a classic pitchers’ duel between Ackerman and Gateway’s Alec Kisena. Both offenses were scoreless through six innings before the Otters broke through with the game’s only run in the bottom of the seventh. The Grizzlies began the frame by going to the bull...More >>
  • Summer Camp Day with the Otters

    Summer Camp Day with the Otters

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-06-21 22:44:05 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Wednesday was Summer Camp Day with the Evansville Otters.

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    Wednesday was Summer Camp Day with the Evansville Otters.

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  • Cubs shut out Padres

    Cubs shut out Padres

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-06-21 03:16:19 GMT
    Anthony Rizzo hit another leadoff home run to help Mike Montgomery get his first win of the season in the Chicago Cubs' 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.      Rizzo homered on the second pitch from Jhoulys Chacin (6-6) and was the third leading off in seven games since Rizzo was moved to the top of the order by manager Joe Maddon. In those seven games, he is 6 for 6 with a walk to open the first inning.      It also extended his hitt...More >>
    Anthony Rizzo hit another leadoff home run to help Mike Montgomery get his first win of the season in the Chicago Cubs' 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.      Rizzo homered on the second pitch from Jhoulys Chacin (6-6) and was the third leading off in seven games since Rizzo was moved to the top of the order by manager Joe Maddon. In those seven games, he is 6 for 6 with a walk to open the first inning.      It also extended his hitt...More >>
  • Cards ignite in extras, crush Phillies

    Cards ignite in extras, crush Phillies

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-06-21 03:14:37 GMT
    Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham both homered in a seven-run 11th inning to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-1 on Tuesday night.      Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double off Casey Fien after Edubray Ramos (0-5) started the inning with two walks. Molina and Pham followed with homers as the Cardinals had their biggest output of the season in an inning.      Fien gave up both homers and then a single to Chad Huffman and double to C...More >>
    Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham both homered in a seven-run 11th inning to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-1 on Tuesday night.      Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double off Casey Fien after Edubray Ramos (0-5) started the inning with two walks. Molina and Pham followed with homers as the Cardinals had their biggest output of the season in an inning.      Fien gave up both homers and then a single to Chad Huffman and double to C...More >>
  • Otters double up Gateway

    Otters double up Gateway

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-06-21 02:53:25 GMT
    The Evansville Otters won the series opener 6-3 against the Gateway Grizzlies Tuesday behind three doubles from Dane Phillips and seven strong innings from Max Duval on the mound. The Otters’ victory was a balanced effort between offense and starting pitching. After two scoreless innings, the Otters scored in the bottom of the third with an RBI single from Josh Allen that scored Manny De Jesus. Evansville's offense would pick back up in the fifth with three more runs. Four O...More >>
    The Evansville Otters won the series opener 6-3 against the Gateway Grizzlies Tuesday behind three doubles from Dane Phillips and seven strong innings from Max Duval on the mound. The Otters’ victory was a balanced effort between offense and starting pitching. After two scoreless innings, the Otters scored in the bottom of the third with an RBI single from Josh Allen that scored Manny De Jesus. Evansville's offense would pick back up in the fifth with three more runs. Four O...More >>
  • KWC names new golf coach

    KWC names new golf coach

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:29:46 GMT
    The Kentucky Wesleyan College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Badylak as the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Golf programs beginning in July of 2017.  Badylak comes to Wesleyan after spending nine years at Saint Joseph’s College of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. “We are very excited to have Ken join the Panther family,” noted Director of Athletics Rob Mallory.  “He brings a wealth of knowledge and ...More >>
    The Kentucky Wesleyan College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Badylak as the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Golf programs beginning in July of 2017.  Badylak comes to Wesleyan after spending nine years at Saint Joseph’s College of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. “We are very excited to have Ken join the Panther family,” noted Director of Athletics Rob Mallory.  “He brings a wealth of knowledge and ...More >>
  • IN Junior Fire U-16 heading to Regionals

    IN Junior Fire U-16 heading to Regionals

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    Indiana Junior Fire U-16 heading to Regionals.

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  • Annual 'Dust Bowl' tournament tips-off at the C.K Newsome Center

    Annual 'Dust Bowl' tournament tips-off at the C.K Newsome Center

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:28:12 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    A week-long basketball tournament tipped off in Evansville on Monday.

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    A week-long basketball tournament tipped off in Evansville on Monday.

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  • Downtown businesses prep for more customers from WWE Monday Night Raw

    Downtown businesses prep for more customers from WWE Monday Night Raw

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:35:26 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Thousands of WWE fans made their way to the Ford Center for Monday Night Raw Live.

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    Thousands of WWE fans made their way to the Ford Center for Monday Night Raw Live.

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  • Despite loss, Jasper Wildcats still proud

    Despite loss, Jasper Wildcats still proud

    It has been 24 hours since the Jasper Wildcats fell to South Bend St. Joseph four-nothing in the 3A State Championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis, and although it was not the outcome they wanted, no one can take away the season they had.More >>
  • Otters and Wild Things postponed by rain

    Otters and Wild Things postponed by rain

    Sunday, June 18 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-06-19 03:26:51 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters and Washington Wild Things suspended play in the series finale after two innings on Sunday due to heavy rain in the forecast. The game will resume when the Wild Things visit Bosse Field in July.

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    The Evansville Otters and Washington Wild Things suspended play in the series finale after two innings on Sunday due to heavy rain in the forecast. The game will resume when the Wild Things visit Bosse Field in July.

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  • Despite loss, Jasper Wildcats still proud

    Despite loss, Jasper Wildcats still proud

    Sunday, June 18 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-06-19 01:29:43 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    It has been 24 hours since the Jasper Wildcats fell to South Bend St. Joseph four-nothing in the 3A State Championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis, and although it was not the outcome they wanted, no one can take away the season they had.

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    It has been 24 hours since the Jasper Wildcats fell to South Bend St. Joseph four-nothing in the 3A State Championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis, and although it was not the outcome they wanted, no one can take away the season they had.

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  • Heavy competition at Highland Little League Fields

    Heavy competition at Highland Little League Fields

    There was some heavy competition at the Highland Little League Fields for the Highland Invitational.More >>
  • Heavy competition at Highland Little League Fields

    Heavy competition at Highland Little League Fields

    Sunday, June 18 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-06-18 21:34:48 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    There was some heavy competition at the Highland Little League Fields for the Highland Invitational. 

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    There was some heavy competition at the Highland Little League Fields for the Highland Invitational. 

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  • Thousands pack League Stadium for 'A League of Their Own' 25th anniversary

    Thousands pack League Stadium for 'A League of Their Own' 25th anniversary

    Sunday, June 18 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-06-18 16:10:37 GMT
    A Belles vs. Peaches tribute game on the diamond for 'A League of Their Own' 25th Anniversary celebration at Huntingburg League Stadium.A Belles vs. Peaches tribute game on the diamond for 'A League of Their Own' 25th Anniversary celebration at Huntingburg League Stadium.

    The weekend-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'A League of Their Own' came to an end Saturday evening.

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    The weekend-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'A League of Their Own' came to an end Saturday evening.

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  • Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

    Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

    Sunday, June 18 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-06-18 15:50:25 GMT
    (Raycom stock image)(Raycom stock image)

    Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen are among the high-profile players available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft.

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    Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen are among the high-profile players available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft.

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  • Garvin Park abuzz with annual River City Bicycle Classic

    Garvin Park abuzz with annual River City Bicycle Classic

    Sunday, June 18 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-06-18 12:33:03 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Garvin Park was abuzz with the spinning of spokes as it hosted the 6th annual River City Bicycle Classic. 

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    Garvin Park was abuzz with the spinning of spokes as it hosted the 6th annual River City Bicycle Classic. 

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  • RECAP: Fourth inning propels Otters to victory over Washington

    RECAP: Fourth inning propels Otters to victory over Washington

    Sunday, June 18 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-06-18 12:24:08 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters put up six runs on seven hits in the fourth inning as part of a 9-4 victory over the Washington Wild Things. Reigning Frontier League MVP Josh Allen finished a single shy of the cycle in the win.

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    The Evansville Otters put up six runs on seven hits in the fourth inning as part of a 9-4 victory over the Washington Wild Things. Reigning Frontier League MVP Josh Allen finished a single shy of the cycle in the win.

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  • Jasper falls to South Bend St. Joseph 4-0 in the 3A State Championship

    Jasper falls to South Bend St. Joseph 4-0 in the 3A State Championship

    The Jasper Wildcat baseball team was looking to win their first state title in 11 years up at Victory Field, but it would be no easy task as they would have to take down a tough South Bend St. Joseph Squad.More >>
  • Garvin Park abuzz with annual River City Bicycle Classic

    Garvin Park abuzz with annual River City Bicycle Classic

    Garvin Park was abuzz with the spinning of spokes as it hosted the 6th annual River City Bicycle Classic.More >>
  • RECAP: Otters drop series opener to Wild Things

    RECAP: Otters drop series opener to Wild Things

    Saturday, June 17 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-06-17 23:31:40 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    Jeff Gardner hit his tenth home run of the year to take the Frontier League lead, but the Otters fell 5-2 to the Washington Wild Things. Evansville (15-16) posted just two runs on seven hits.

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    Jeff Gardner hit his tenth home run of the year to take the Frontier League lead, but the Otters fell 5-2 to the Washington Wild Things. Evansville (15-16) posted just two runs on seven hits.

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  • Jasper falls to South Bend St. Joseph 4-0 in the 3A State Championship

    Jasper falls to South Bend St. Joseph 4-0 in the 3A State Championship

    Saturday, June 17 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-06-17 22:27:59 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The Jasper Wildcats will get their chance to bring back a state championship on Saturday when they play South Bend St. Joseph.

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    The Jasper Wildcats will get their chance to bring back a state championship on Saturday when they play South Bend St. Joseph.

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  • Actress Bitty Schram celebrates 'A League of Their Own' anniversary in Huntingburg

    Actress Bitty Schram celebrates 'A League of Their Own' anniversary in Huntingburg

    Saturday, June 17 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-06-17 18:58:11 GMT
    A poster of weekend celebrations in Huntinburg, IN., where parts of "A League of Their Own" are filmed.A poster of weekend celebrations in Huntinburg, IN., where parts of "A League of Their Own" are filmed.

    Celebrations continue Friday on the 25th anniversary of the Tri-State's little piece of Hollywood.

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    Celebrations continue Friday on the 25th anniversary of the Tri-State's little piece of Hollywood.

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  • Henderson Flash Joins Ohio Valley League

    Henderson Flash Joins Ohio Valley League

    Friday, June 16 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-06-17 01:55:58 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The Ohio Valley Baseball League has teams in Dubois County, Owensboro, and even Madisonville but there hasn't been one in the Evansville/Henderson area until now.

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    The Ohio Valley Baseball League has teams in Dubois County, Owensboro, and even Madisonville but there hasn't been one in the Evansville/Henderson area until now.

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  • EXTENDED HIGHLIGHTS: Otters top Crushers 12-3 Thursday Night

    Thursday, June 15 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-06-16 02:26:02 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    EXTENDED HIGHLIGHTS: Otters look to take series vs Crushers Thursday Night

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    EXTENDED HIGHLIGHTS: Otters look to take series vs Crushers Thursday Night

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  • Trey Hair drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Draft

    Trey Hair drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Draft

  • Otters even the series, beat Crushers

    Otters even the series, beat Crushers

    The Evansville Otters hit three home runs, beating the Lake Erie Crushers 13-9 in front of 1,271 at Bosse Field Wednesday.More >>
  • Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

    Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

    Monday, June 12 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-06-12 17:37:36 GMT
    Tuesday, June 13 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-06-13 04:54:10 GMT

    The Golden State Warriors have defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to become the 2017 NBA Champions.

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    The Golden State Warriors have defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to become the 2017 NBA Champions.

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