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January 15, 2013

METRO ROUNDUP: Kevin Swindell wins Chili Bowl midget race

TULSA, Okla. — Kevin Swindell won the Chili Bowl race for midget cars for the fourth year in a row on Sunday at Tulsa Convention Center.

He took the lead on the 18th turn and led the rest of the way in the 55-lap event. Sammy Swindell was in the No. 1 starting slot to begin the race and finished second. Rounding out the top five, in order, behind the Swindells were Brad Sweet, Tim McCreadie and Dave Darland. Tony Stewart finished 15th.

Chili Bowl results

B-main winners — Gary Taylor, Jerry Coons Jr.

C-main winners — Bobby East, Alex Schutte.

Feature — Kevin Swindell, Sammy Swindell, Brad Sweet, Tim McCreadie, Dave Darland, Coons, Shane Golobic, Bryan Clauson, Billy Wease, Cory Kruseman, Markus Niemela, Jason Meyers, Jonathan Beason, Brad Kuhn, Tony Stewart, Jac Haudenschild, Taylor, Damion Gardner, J.J. Yeley.


• Rose drops to 29th — Rose-Hulman’s men’s basketbalI team is ranked 29th in the country by after receiving 42 votes in this week’s poll.

The Engineers, who were 23rd before losing Saturday to Transylvania, are the only Indiana team getting votes and continue to lead the nation in scoring defense at 48.2 points per game.

Now 13-2, the Engineers play Wednesday at Franklin.

• Heartbreakers for John Paul II team — At Ryves Hall, Terre Haute’s John Paul II High School lost a 1-point game and an overtime contest Saturday in a CYO round-robin tournament.

Plainfield St. Susanna 36 (Alec Caparella 13, Tyler Kehrt 7), John Paul II 35 (Andrew Higbie 10, Justin Buell 9).

Oldenburg Holy Family 52 (Cody Werner 17, Ryan Wilson 14), Plainfield St. Susanna 33 (Caparella 13, Connor Vest 9).

Oldenburg Holy Family 50 (Werner 18, Wilson 13), John Paul II 46 (Taylor Richey 14, Trey Epps 10), OT.


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Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterOuch: Defending Men's City Chamion Tom Jones reacts to a missed putt on the 6th hole at Rea Park Saturday morning. Jones is seeking his 9th Men's title.

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Tribune-Star/Bob PoynterOuch: Defending Men's City Chamion Tom Jones reacts to a missed putt on the 6th hole at Rea Park Saturday morning. Jones is seeking his 9th Men's title.

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  • ISU basketball trio earn national academic honors

    A trio of Indiana State basketball student-athletes have been named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court as announced by the national organization. Honored from Indiana State were Lucas Eitel, Justin Gant and Jake Kitchell.

    July 23, 2014

  • Metro roundup: Post 346 rallies past Rockville

    Wayne Newton Post 346 scored a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to get past Rockville 6-3 in an American Legion baseball regional at Terre Haute North on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014

  • Truebytower.jpg Memorable experience in Morocco for ISU soccer team could help team's growth

    Coming off the best season in its history, the Indiana State women’s soccer team figures to have the experience to do even better in the upcoming fall season.
    Or maybe that’s #TheExperience.

    July 23, 2014 11 Photos

  • Metro: Former Miss Softball joins Purdue staff

    Terre Haute North graduate Megan Ciolli Bartlett, the state’s 2001 Miss Softball and a two-time All-American at Notre Dame, is joining the Purdue coaching staff.

    July 21, 2014

  • Metro: ISU graduate Johnson sixth in shot at Monaco

    Indiana State graduate Felisha Johnson competed in her first International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League track and field meeting Friday, placing sixth in a shot put competition that featured six of the top seven throwers in the world for 2014.

    July 18, 2014

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis Records: Near perfect weather contributed to record attendance at racetracks around the state, including the Action Track, seen here.

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It was the Knights' day: Charlotte's Josh Phegley, center, high fives teammates and coaching staff after the Knights defeated the Indianapolis Indians 8-4 on Wednesday in Indianapolis.

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