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  • spt070911nann.jpg Hileman celebrates birthday in style

    The Terre Haute Rex treated 1,107 fans, including baseball legend Tommy John, to an effective combination of hitting, pitching and defense in downing the DeKalb County Liners 9-5 in Prospect League action Saturday night at Bob Warn Field.

    July 10, 2011 3 Photos

  • SPT070811rex hileman.jpg Early advantage doesn’t hold up for Terre Haute Rex

    Friday night was a lost opportunity for the Terre Haute Rex, who were in a quest to improve to 3-2 in the Prospect League’s second-half standings.

    July 9, 2011 4 Photos

  • Four Rex players get All-Star call

    The Terre Haute Rex garnered four selections to the Prospect League All-Star game, which is to be played July 13 at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley, West Va.

    July 8, 2011

  • SPT070711rexhileman.jpg Heefner pitches Rex to 4-3 victory

    The Terre Haute Rex evened its second-half Prospect League record at 2-2 with a 4-3 victory against the Richmond RiverRats on Thursday at Bob Warn Field.

    July 8, 2011 1 Photo

  • Hileman gets a toe hold with Rex

    After suffering a turf toe injury in the first game of Indiana State’s season, Lucas Hileman played through the nagging ailment the remainder of the spring.

    July 6, 2011

  • Rex rally for late Monday victory

    The Terre Haute Rex opened the second half of their Prospect League season with a victory, defeating first-half Western Division champion Quincy 10-9 in 11 innings in baseball action on Monday.

    July 6, 2011

  • SPT070111rex brown1.jpg For now at least, coach trades Rex for Colts

    Jeff Brown starts his new job today, and even the 18- to 20-hour days he predicts could almost seem like a break to him.
    At least it’s just one job — and one sport.

    July 5, 2011 1 Photo

  • Rex can’t bounce back, lose 7-4

    Two late comebacks kept the season’s biggest crowd interested Sunday night, but the Terre Haute Rex couldn’t overcome an early deficit and lost 7-4 to the Dubois County Bombers in Prospect League baseball at Bob Warn Field.

    July 4, 2011

  • SPT070111rex loeffler.jpg BULLPEN SPARKLES

    A stolen base by Joe Meggs was the game’s biggest offensive play — “Who would’ve thought?” he said afterward — and the Terre Haute bullpen continued to sparkle Friday night at Bob Warn Field as the Rex defeated the Chillicothe Paints 1-0 in Prospect League baseball.

    July 2, 2011 2 Photos

  • Rex get another win

    Conor Fisk pitched eight dominant innings for the Terre Haute Rex, leading the team to a 7-3 victory at Danville on Tuesday night.

    June 29, 2011

  • SPT062711rex kraemer.jpg Rex can’t be stopped, sweeps league-leading Quincy

    The pitching and the timely hitting were obvious Monday night, but manager Brian Dorsett made sure to add praise for his team’s defense after the Terre Haute Rex completed a sweep of the Prospect League-leading Quincy Gems by an 8-1 score at Bob Warn Field.


    June 28, 2011 8 Photos

  • spt062611meggshit.jpg Formula for ‘team win’

    You hear about “team wins” a lot in postgame commentaries. A few are deserved, but most times it’s just a bunch of hooey.
    For the Terre Haute Rex, all nine positions in their batting order and all three of their pitchers made key contributions in their 3-2 victory over the Quincy Gems to the delight of 954 fans in a Prospect League game at Warn Field on Sunday.

    June 27, 2011 6 Photos

  • tsgolden FROM THE PRESS BOX: Rex feed summer need … and there’s baseball, too

    The Terre Haute Rex are into their second season of Prospect League baseball at Bob Warn Field. In terms of growing a brand, the second year is always tougher than the first year.

    June 26, 2011 1 Photo

  • Rex end road trip with victory

    The visiting Terre Haute Rex ended a four-game roadtrip in winning fashion, blanking Richmond 2-0 in a Prospect League baseball game on Saturday.

    June 26, 2011

  • Trip wears on Rex for second straight loss

    A road trip went from the ridiculous to the sublime and back again for the Terre Haute Rex in Prospect League baseball Thursday and Friday.

    June 25, 2011

  • SPT 062011 HEEFNER PITCH.jpg Terre Haute Rex continue roll, beat Hannibal 5-2

    Joe Meggs knocked in runs with a triple and a double and Ronnie Mitchell came off the bench to deliver a pair of doubles, helping the red-hot Terre Haute Rex knock off the Hannibal Cavemen 5-2 in Prospect League baseball Monday night at Bob Warn Field.


    June 21, 2011 3 Photos

  • Rex games get morning-show style

    Mark Edwards’ life has come full circle.
    After 13 years as Indiana State’s director of marketing, Edwards has returned to his childhood passion of baseball. He’s actually able to combine the two as he’s now handling marketing for the Terre Haute Rex.

    June 21, 2011

  • spt061911loeffler.jpg Rex overwhelm Butler to split series

    Following the Terre Haute Rex game on Sunday, several dads and their children were among the 915 fans allowed to run the bases as a Father’s Day promotion.

    June 20, 2011 2 Photos

  • Rex win streak broken

    Erlin Santos and Derek Hannahs were poised to be the stars of the game, a game the Terre Haute Rex could very well have won 1-0 in nine innings and sent a crowd of 1,309 fans home happy.

    June 19, 2011

  • rexlogo Terre Haute Rex reach .500 with fifth straight victory

    Confidence is high in the Terre Haute clubhouse after a fifth straight victory Friday, but work remains to be done as the Rex (7-7) remain 51⁄2 games behind first-place Quincy (12-1) in the Prospect League’s Western Division.

    June 18, 2011 1 Photo

  • Rex come back for fourth straight victory

    The winning streak continues.
    Terre Haute took its fourth straight in Prospect League play, coming from behind for a 3-2 victory at Dubois County.

    June 17, 2011

  • SPT061511rex hayes2.jpg Rextreme comeback: Hayes hits inside-the-park 3-run homer for win in 9th

    Every now and then, baseball provides moments that will live on in the memories of all that witness it.
    Wednesday night at Bob Warn Field was one of those rare occurrences.

    June 16, 2011 3 Photos

  • Dorsett likes what he sees with another Terre Haute Rex win

    The Terre Haute Rex struggled out of the gates to a 2-7 record, but Tuesday night’s 7-1 victory against the Springfield Sliders was the type of all-around performance manager Brian Dorsett has been expecting.

    June 15, 2011

  • Rex ride Roglen, Upp to victory over Danville

    After struggling through a 3-7 start, Terre Haute Rex manager Brian Dorsett wanted to see better defense and timely hitting as a starting point to get the club back on track.

    June 14, 2011

  • SPT 060811 CHRIS MANNING.jpg Still adjusting: Rex fall 4-1, offense not clicking yet

    Starting pitcher Blake Fonfara set the tone well for the Terre Haute on Wednesday, but things continue to turn sour early in the Prospect League season for the Rex.

    June 9, 2011 3 Photos

  • SPT060611rexfagg1.jpg Outlaws outpace Rex, 7-2

    The days are getting longer as the official start of summer approaches.
    Monday’s 7-2 victory for the Nashville Outlaws at Bob Warn Field was a long game for fans of the Terre Haute Rex, who were outhit 14-3.


    June 7, 2011 5 Photos

  • Rex fall 9-4 at Quincy

    The Terre Haute Rex lost 9-4 to the Quincy Gems on Saturday in Prospect League action.

    June 5, 2011

  • SPT060311rex8498.JPG Rex strand 16 in loss to Dubois County

    What Indiana State players giveth, they taketh away.
    That was the case for the Terre Haute Rex against the Dubois County Bombers in Prospect League baseball action Friday.

    June 4, 2011 3 Photos

  • SPT060211REX dorsett.jpg A place to bond: Fathers, sons take in Rex games

    Showing last year’s strong attendance at Bob Warn Field was no fluke, 1,161 fans turned out from the Terre Haute community for Thursday’s Terre Haute Rex season opener.

    June 3, 2011 2 Photos

  • SPT060211REX pearson1.jpg Walk on, walk off: Rex win with dramatics in ninth inning

    A starter for Southern Illinois University was the hero in what is typically enemy territory Thursday night at Bob Warn Field, the home of Indiana State and —now that the calendar is flipped to June — Terre Haute Rex baseball.

    June 3, 2011 3 Photos

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