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  • 'Kentucky Kid' Nicky Hayden passes away after bike crash

    'Kentucky Kid' Nicky Hayden passes away after bike crash

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-05-24 01:28:11 GMT
    From Nicky Hayden's FacebookFrom Nicky Hayden's Facebook

    The "Kentucky Kid" Nicky Hayden, 35, has died.  Hayden was in a crash while on his bicycle last week in Italy.   

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    The "Kentucky Kid" Nicky Hayden, 35, has died.  Hayden was in a crash while on his bicycle last week in Italy.   

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  • Indiana High School Regionals: Boys track

    Indiana High School Regionals: Boys track

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:52:18 GMT
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    We start with the long jump. Centrals Tias Stewart with the impressive attempt, leaping 21 feet 4 1/2 inches. 

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    We start with the long jump. Centrals Tias Stewart with the impressive attempt, leaping 21 feet 4 1/2 inches. 

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  • 3A Sectional Baseball: Gibson So. vs Mt. Vernon

    3A Sectional Baseball: Gibson So. vs Mt. Vernon

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:49:21 GMT
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    We went over to Braun Stadium for the 3A's. Gibson Southern lead Mt. Vernon 4-1 in the bottom of the final frame.

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    We went over to Braun Stadium for the 3A's. Gibson Southern lead Mt. Vernon 4-1 in the bottom of the final frame.

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  • 4A Sectional Baseball: Central vs North

    4A Sectional Baseball: Central vs North

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:45:21 GMT
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    We went over to Bosse Field for the 4-A baseball opener between Central and North. 

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    We went over to Bosse Field for the 4-A baseball opener between Central and North. 

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  • 3A Sectional Semifinals: Mt. Vernon vs Boonville softball

    3A Sectional Semifinals: Mt. Vernon vs Boonville softball

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:43:41 GMT
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    3A Sectional Semifinals: Mt. Vernon vs Boonville softball Copyright 2017 WFIE. All rights reserved.  More >>
  • 4A Sectional Finals: Gibson So. vs Castle softball

    4A Sectional Finals: Gibson So. vs Castle softball

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:41:14 GMT
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    Softball super powers Gibson Southern and Castle kept their date with destiny, squaring off in Thursday's 4-A sectional title game. 

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    Softball super powers Gibson Southern and Castle kept their date with destiny, squaring off in Thursday's 4-A sectional title game. 

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  • Screagles get shutout in World Series opener

    Screagles get shutout in World Series opener

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:21:12 GMT
    A pair of home runs in the second and third innings proved to be the difference maker as University of Southern Indiana Softball suffered a 5-0 setback to No. 6 Minnesota State University-Mankato in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Softball Championship Thursday night. The first of the home runs was a solo shot with one out in the bottom of the second inning off the bat of senior third baseman Samantha Buhmann, while the second was a back-breaking three-run shot in the thi...More >>
    A pair of home runs in the second and third innings proved to be the difference maker as University of Southern Indiana Softball suffered a 5-0 setback to No. 6 Minnesota State University-Mankato in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Softball Championship Thursday night. The first of the home runs was a solo shot with one out in the bottom of the second inning off the bat of senior third baseman Samantha Buhmann, while the second was a back-breaking three-run shot in the thi...More >>
  • Evansville advances after defeating Bradley

    Evansville advances after defeating Bradley

    Thursday, May 25 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-05-25 23:10:17 GMT

    The University of Evansville baseball team was playing for their tournament lives against Bradley. 

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    The University of Evansville baseball team was playing for their tournament lives against Bradley. 

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  • Strike Zone Player of the Week: North's Kyndell Ethridge

    Strike Zone Player of the Week: North's Kyndell Ethridge

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:03:44 GMT
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    The Strike Zone Player of the Week honor goes to North's RBI queen, Kyndell Ethridge. 

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    The Strike Zone Player of the Week honor goes to North's RBI queen, Kyndell Ethridge. 

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  • Diamond Aces explode, advance in MVC Tournament

    Diamond Aces explode, advance in MVC Tournament

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:45:45 GMT
    Looking to stretch out his University of Evansville career a little bit longer, Patrick Schnieders went the distance on the mound on Thursday morning as he and the Purple Aces rode its young line-up to a 12-2 victory over Bradley the first elimination game of the Missouri Valley Championship at Hammons Field. “We showed a lot of fight today in all three facets of the game,” UE head coach Wes Carroll said. “It all starts on the mound. What an unbelievable effort fr...More >>
    Looking to stretch out his University of Evansville career a little bit longer, Patrick Schnieders went the distance on the mound on Thursday morning as he and the Purple Aces rode its young line-up to a 12-2 victory over Bradley the first elimination game of the Missouri Valley Championship at Hammons Field. “We showed a lot of fight today in all three facets of the game,” UE head coach Wes Carroll said. “It all starts on the mound. What an unbelievable effort fr...More >>
  • Late inning implosion dooms Diamond Aces in MVC opener

    Late inning implosion dooms Diamond Aces in MVC opener

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:26:20 GMT
    Connor Strain was sharp for the bulk of the game for the University of Evansville baseball team, but his effectiveness was canceled out with a seven-run seventh inning for Indiana State as the Purple Aces fell in 10-4 fashion to the Sycamores in the opening contest of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at Hammons Field. Strain, who sat down 10 consecutive ISU batters at one point, was dealt the loss, giving up five runs (three earned) over six-plus innings of work. The She...More >>
    Connor Strain was sharp for the bulk of the game for the University of Evansville baseball team, but his effectiveness was canceled out with a seven-run seventh inning for Indiana State as the Purple Aces fell in 10-4 fashion to the Sycamores in the opening contest of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at Hammons Field. Strain, who sat down 10 consecutive ISU batters at one point, was dealt the loss, giving up five runs (three earned) over six-plus innings of work. The She...More >>
  • Trio of Screagles pick up All-American honors

    Trio of Screagles pick up All-American honors

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:23:37 GMT
    University of Southern Indiana freshman pitcher Jennifer Leonhardt (Louisville, Kentucky), senior catcher Haley Hodges (Portage, Indiana) and junior first baseman Marleah Fossett (Brownsburg, Indiana) each earned All-America honors Wednesday in announcements by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association and the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association. Leonhardt and Hodges were awarded second and third-team honors, respectively, at the NFCA Awards Banquet Wedn...More >>
    University of Southern Indiana freshman pitcher Jennifer Leonhardt (Louisville, Kentucky), senior catcher Haley Hodges (Portage, Indiana) and junior first baseman Marleah Fossett (Brownsburg, Indiana) each earned All-America honors Wednesday in announcements by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association and the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association. Leonhardt and Hodges were awarded second and third-team honors, respectively, at the NFCA Awards Banquet Wedn...More >>
  • USI Softball has the perfect balance of leadership

    USI Softball has the perfect balance of leadership

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:08:01 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    The USI Softball team is set to play in their first ever World Series game Thursday afternoon and the team continues to wow with a record of 46-12. 

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    The USI Softball team is set to play in their first ever World Series game Thursday afternoon and the team continues to wow with a record of 46-12. 

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  • Otters' bats ahead of the arms

    Otters' bats ahead of the arms

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:34:57 GMT
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    The Evansville Otters have recovered from a ragged start to get back above the .500 mark.

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    The Evansville Otters have recovered from a ragged start to get back above the .500 mark.

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  • USI softball bound for Salem, Virginia

    USI softball bound for Salem, Virginia

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:32:33 GMT
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    After a few days to celebrate, the USI softball team has put their regional title in the trophy case and hit the road Tuesday bound for Salem, Virginia in search of the game's ultimate prize: a World Series title.

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    After a few days to celebrate, the USI softball team has put their regional title in the trophy case and hit the road Tuesday bound for Salem, Virginia in search of the game's ultimate prize: a World Series title.

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  • Strain leads Aces in All-Conference selection

    Strain leads Aces in All-Conference selection

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:16:23 GMT
    With the start of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament only a day away, the league has selected three University of Evansville baseball players to its all-conference teams. Senior pitcher Connor Strain led the way, earning a spot on the league’s first team while junior catcher Travis Tokarek and senior second baseman Trey Hair picked up second team nods. Strain, who returned for a fifth year after falling victim to an injury just before the start of conference play ...More >>
    With the start of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament only a day away, the league has selected three University of Evansville baseball players to its all-conference teams. Senior pitcher Connor Strain led the way, earning a spot on the league’s first team while junior catcher Travis Tokarek and senior second baseman Trey Hair picked up second team nods. Strain, who returned for a fifth year after falling victim to an injury just before the start of conference play ...More >>
  • Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week nominees

    Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week nominees

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:34:54 GMT
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    With playoffs upon us on the Tri-State high school diamonds, we have four clutch nominees for the regular season finale of the Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week.

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    With playoffs upon us on the Tri-State high school diamonds, we have four clutch nominees for the regular season finale of the Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week.

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  • Otters fall to Grizzlies in series finale

    Otters fall to Grizzlies in series finale

    Sunday, May 21 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-05-22 03:40:04 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters fell to the Gateway Grizzlies in Sunday’s series finale 3-2 in front of 1,640 at Bosse Field. 

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    The Evansville Otters fell to the Gateway Grizzlies in Sunday’s series finale 3-2 in front of 1,640 at Bosse Field. 

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  • Allen's HR gives Otters walk-off victory

    Allen's HR gives Otters walk-off victory

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:58:59 GMT

    The Evansville Otters top the Gateway Grizzlies Saturday night 9-7 the final.

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    The Evansville Otters top the Gateway Grizzlies Saturday night 9-7 the final.

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  • Panthers Overpower Pumas, 4-1, in NCAA Regional Elimination Game

    Panthers Overpower Pumas, 4-1, in NCAA Regional Elimination Game

    Saturday, May 20 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-05-21 02:11:37 GMT

    The No. 8 seed Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team held off elimination for the second straight game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 seed St. Joseph's College 4-1 during day three of the NCAA Midwest Regional. 

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    The No. 8 seed Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team held off elimination for the second straight game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 seed St. Joseph's College 4-1 during day three of the NCAA Midwest Regional. 

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  • Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:57:41 GMT
    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:23:36 GMT

    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

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    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

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  • USI Softball team special from day 1

    USI Softball team special from day 1

    Saturday, May 20 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-20 22:21:57 GMT

    The USI Softball team sealed the deal on the programs first ever NCAA Mid-West Region Title sweeping Wayne state this week giving them a record of 46-12.

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    The USI Softball team sealed the deal on the programs first ever NCAA Mid-West Region Title sweeping Wayne state this week giving them a record of 46-12.

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  • Aces fall in weather-shortened regular season finale

    Aces fall in weather-shortened regular season finale

    Saturday, May 20 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-20 21:19:01 GMT

    A seven-run third inning proved the difference on Saturday afternoon as the University of Evansville baseball team dropped an 11-4 decision to visiting Dallas Baptist in the regular season finale at Charles H. Braun Stadium.  

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    A seven-run third inning proved the difference on Saturday afternoon as the University of Evansville baseball team dropped an 11-4 decision to visiting Dallas Baptist in the regular season finale at Charles H. Braun Stadium.  

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  • Softball player who sustained face injury makes comeback

    Softball player who sustained face injury makes comeback

    Saturday, May 20 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-05-20 17:16:01 GMT
    Before the game, she said she was ready to come back (WFIE)Before the game, she said she was ready to come back (WFIE)

    Union County High School pitcher Evyn Hendrickson made her first appearance in the circle after an injury a month ago that nearly cost her everything. 

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    Union County High School pitcher Evyn Hendrickson made her first appearance in the circle after an injury a month ago that nearly cost her everything. 

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  • Local athlete to compete in The Pit Barbell Club's 100 Ton Challenge

    Local athlete to compete in The Pit Barbell Club's 100 Ton Challenge

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-05-20 13:13:32 GMT
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    The Pit Barbell club has been around for the 48 years and next week it's hosting the 100 Ton Challenge.

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    The Pit Barbell club has been around for the 48 years and next week it's hosting the 100 Ton Challenge.

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  • Daviess Co. semi-pro football team gears up for first game

    Daviess Co. semi-pro football team gears up for first game

    Friday, May 19 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-05-20 00:36:08 GMT
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    You may not know this, but Daviess County has a semi-pro football team, and the team is gearing up for their first game on Saturday. 

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    You may not know this, but Daviess County has a semi-pro football team, and the team is gearing up for their first game on Saturday. 

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