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- HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: We just can’t get enough of those questions While hoping gas prices go down and the rain stays away so my wife and I can enjoy our first Indianapolis 500 together Sunday, please answer a few questions for me:
- Hughes News and Views: Woods keeps its ‘Valley girls’ tradition alive Over the years, we at the Tribune-Star have recognized the ability of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College to find softball talent right here in the Wabash Valley.
Hughes News and Views: Standing on her own two feet … finally
I’ve always admired perseverance.
That’s why the story of Rose-Hulman softball pitcher Katie Maggard intrigued me.
Her situation was not life or death, but it must have been incredibly frustrating.
- Hughes News & Views: Rose senior caps home career with victory Earthquakes in the daytime. Sprinkles increasing to a steady drizzle in the evening. Despite these obstacles, nothing was going to negatively impact the fifth annual Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet on Friday at the William M. Welch Track and Field Complex.
- Hughes News and Views: Touched by tragedies: Rose-Hulman’s record-setting closer will try to stay focused on rest of season Last Friday, I decided I would write my next column on Rose-Hulman senior Sam Deters, who’s become one of the top relief pitchers in all of NCAA Division III baseball.
- Hughes News and Views: Terre Haute MMA event packs solid punch “That was fun,” the 155-pound Daniel Hopper emphasized after I introduced myself. “More blood, more fun.”
- Mixed martial arts returns to Terre Haute I admit that I’m hesitant to write about mixed martial arts coming to Terre Haute again.
- Hughes News and Views: Tidbits from all avenues of sports world Wake the kids and family pets because it’s time for another installment of “A Bunch of Unrelated Sports Stuff That Needs to Get in the Newspaper Before It’s Too Late.”
- Hughes News and Views: Terry Ray’s 13-year-old son 'coming along' Those who followed Terry Ray’s pro boxing career in the 1990s might remember that he didn’t mind getting punched in the head too much.
Hughes News & Views: ISU football recruiting class highly ranked
In college football, teams don’t receive points on the scoreboard for recruiting good players. At least not right away.
- HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: Remembering fun times with a departed friend City should name softball field after Kenny Myers.
- Hughes News and Views: Former ISU runner sweats out victory
- Hughes News and Views: Engineers celebrating 100th season of basketball Saturday Saturday should be a fun day at Rose-Hulman. That’s when the eastside engineering institute will celebrate its 100 years of basketball with a women’s/men’s doubleheader against Defiance College in Hulbert Arena. Tipoffs are slated for 1 and 3 p.m.
- Hughes News and Views: Time to study Super Bowl odds 1-10 that this Super Bowl won’t feel the same without the Colts in it.
- Hughes News and Views: Brannan's rise to 300 wins a quick one When Tom Brannan started 1-10 in his first season as boys basketball coach at Marshall High School, folks in this eastern Illinois community might have wondered if he’d ever reach three career victories, let alone 300.
Hughes News and Views: Patriots make you sick? Maybe Chargers can continue trend
For those of you who think it’s a forgone conclusion that New England will win the upcoming AFC championship game and Super Bowl, you’re probably right.
Excuse me for a second. I just gagged a little bit.
There, I’m better now.
- Hughes News & Views: Former ISU athlete Jeffers among those taking working out to new level Writing about the 1950s bodybuilding accomplishments of Don Lazzell earlier this week made me think about some of the nice, hard-working people I’ve run into at Terre Haute gyms over the past 30 years.
- Hughes News & VIews: Christmas wish No. 1: Let Pats go unbeaten — only to lose to Colts If Santa Claus doesn’t mind, I would like to begin my 18th annual Christmas column selfishly by suggesting a gift for myself.
Trent Miles: Players receptive to creating winning attitude
Three days into his job as Indiana State’s head football coach, Trent Miles is barely finding time to eat and sleep.
- Announcement for new ISU football coach coming soon After conducting a nationwide search that has lasted more than two months, Indiana State is likely to introduce its new head football coach next week.
Engineers’ soccer team shows how far women’s sports have come at Rose
Rose-Hulman has come a long way since its women’s athletics program debuted in the fall of 1995.
The soccer team is in the NCAA Division III Tournament, beginning play today.
- Hughes News & Views: Brian Dorsett entering Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame Possibly better known among Terre Haute’s younger generation for his Mitsubishi commercials than his athletic career, 46-year-old Brian Dorsett appreciates that his baseball accomplishments haven’t been forgotten.
- Hughes News & Views: ISU football doesn’t like setting these kind of records Sometimes all Dennis Raetz could do was shake his head. On Saturday, Indiana State’s interim head coach watched his team lose its 12th straight game (the fifth since he took over) and ninth this season as the Sycamores dropped a never-close 63-7 decision to Missouri State.
- HUGHES, NEWS & VEWS: NFL crystal ball becoming cloudy I would like to think this doesn’t happen very often, but I am occasionally wr-wr-wr … not 100-percent right regarding NFL matters.
Hughes News & Views: Homecoming fun, despite football game’s score
As a sports reporter, I’m required to work late-night hours on Fridays during football season.
Because of that, I’ve had trouble over the years waking up early on Saturdays to attend the Indiana State homecoming parade and join students in “The Walk” along Wabash Avenue to Memorial Stadium.
Hughes News & Views: No blond, no foul? Think again
Some of you probably wondered why no results from Saturday’s cage-fighting card at the Zorah Shrine Temple appeared in the Tribune-Star this week.
Well, it’s because there were no fights.
- HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: Clinton man's lifting ability no small feat Diagnosed with dwarfism at age 5 and subjected to schoolyard taunts of “cripple” as a youngster in Manchester, England, Jason Irving eventually ended up in Clinton, Ind.
- Hughes News and Views: Out with the old, in with the older: Raetz is giving fans reason to hope Out with the old, in with the new. Or in this case, in with the new that used to be old.
- Hughes News & Views: Raetz return not exactly what he had hoped for against SIU This was not how Dennis Raetz envisioned his return to coaching after an absence of almost 10 years, especially with several of his former players and longtime friends on the sideline to support him.
- Hughes News & Views: Former ISU players weigh in on return of Raetz Even though he spent Monday in Hawaii, 10-year NFL veteran Vencie Glenn heard about the shocking changes that took place in the football program at his Midwest alma mater.
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