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  • Redneck Quaker: Don’t get itchy trigger finger when animals wander

    I felt compelled to write these words for the sake of you night hunters — or let’s say coon hunters — as well as deer hunters.
    In my coon-hunting days, if your hounds ran a coon on to posted property, you left your weapon at the property line and went straight in to retrieve your dogs and come back out the same way you went in. Well, we were actually wrong because you have to get permission from the landowner before stepping a foot on their property. The same goes for tracking a wounded deer.

    December 7, 2013

  • Ramblin' Reck: Final BCS national title picture still unclear

    With one improbable finish and another near-upset last week, the question of which teams are best in college football remains clouded, especially in regards to the national championship game.

    December 2, 2013

  • tsgolden From The Press Box: If ISU figures out defense, look out

    The Great Alaska Shootout is not going to provide the Great RPI Bump that Indiana State’s participation in last year’s Diamond Head Classic provided.

    December 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • gardner mug.jpg College report: Gardner jumps at chance to play for ISU

    Cody Gardner enjoyed his freshman baseball season at Wright State and earned more time on the field than he honestly expected to get. Coach Rob Cooper departed WSU after last season to take over at Penn State, however, and Gardner jumped at the chance to return to his hometown as an Indiana State Sycamore and perform for the school where two members of his family previously excelled.

    November 27, 2013 2 Photos

  • Ramblin’ Reck: College football race should clear up this week

    We should have a better idea of which teams are best in college football after games this week with top teams meeting their biggest rivals.

    November 25, 2013

  • From the Press Box: Damage is done for ISU football

    As a parent and a professional, there’s a bit of advice I’ve tried to pass along that I’ve found to be true.
    No matter what you happen to be doing — whether it be job performance or just your own personal behavior — you can do the right thing for a period of time, even the vast majority of the time, but all it takes is one slip and the goodwill you’ve built up can be gone in one fell swoop.
     

    November 24, 2013

  • Rambling Reck: Big victories for Sycamores, Engineers

    It was another busy weekend in sports with lots of highlights.

    November 18, 2013

  • COLLEGE REPORT: Former WRC football standouts playing key roles for No. 1 Mount Union

    It’s a huge jump from the Wabash River Conference, one of the smallest leagues that plays high school football in Indiana, to Division III national powerhouse.
    But two Wabash Valley standouts have made that leap and are significant contributors for top-ranked and defending national champion Mount Union (Ohio).

    November 13, 2013

  • RAMBLIN RECK: Recalling events of 50 years ago

    Monday was Veterans Day and it seemed to be a good time to recall some events of 50 years ago.

    November 11, 2013

  • MET 110913 BIRD 79 TEAM.jpg Hughes, News & Views: The ’78-79 Sycamores rediscover timeless bond

    The 1978-79 Indiana State men’s basketball team that posted a 33-1 record and battled Michigan State for the coveted NCAA championship almost 35 years ago isn’t likely to play any more full-court games together, not even just for fun.

    November 10, 2013 7 Photos 3 Stories

  • Ramblin' Reck: Valley football season winding down

    There’s a bit of a lull in high school athletics right now, but not for members of five football teams in the Wabash Valley.
    Those teams will be out to keep their title hopes and postseason alive this weekend.

    November 6, 2013

  • Hughes, News & Views: Shaw preparing for 20th season as Rose-Hulman coach

    When Rose-Hulman men’s basketball coach Jim Shaw gets introduced to the Hulman Center crowd before Sunday afternoon’s exhibition game against Indiana State, think of the old saying “time flies when you’re having fun.”

    October 31, 2013

  • TODD GOLDEN: Munn, Odum want to make paper accomplishment a real one

    When it comes to Missouri Valley Conference Media Day, it has historically been a kick in the gut for Indiana State's basketball teams.
    But not this year. For the first time since formal MVC preseason polls began in the mid-1980s, the Sycamores rule the MVC roost.

    October 31, 2013

  • College Report: North grad enjoying sophomore season at Virginia Tech

    A.J. Hughes had an admittedly up and down freshman season as the punter for Virginia Tech’s football team, but the sophomore from Terre Haute North High School has elevated his game like one of his long, hanging left-footed punts.
    Hughes ranks first in the Atlantic Coast Conference in punting with a 44.8-yard average per punt, a 4.7 increase over last year and a lofty number that ranks him ninth nationally.

    October 30, 2013

  • Tom Reck: Postseason prep action heats up this week

    High school postseason competition fills the Tribune-Star sports schedules this week.

    October 28, 2013

  • Redneck Quaker: Hunters Helping Hunters big boost for handicapped who love outdoors

    Hunters Helping Hunters’ mission is to improve the quality of life for physically challenged and seriously ill hunters. This is accomplished by providing hunting opportunities to those who would not otherwise have the ability or resources to fulfill outdoor adventures.

    October 27, 2013

  • SPT 102613 LOGAN RUN.jpg FROM THE PRESS BOX: Injuries, tough schedule have led to Sycamores' slide

    No one saw this coming.
    On the final October weekend of 2012, Indiana State’s football team was 7-2 and a Football Championship Subdivision playoff bid seemed a mortal lock.

    October 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Expect some frosty games in Fall Classic

    It’s October and time for the Fall Classic.

    October 21, 2013

  • tsgolden TODD GOLDEN: Colts fans paid Manning ultimate tribute

    Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis was many things — the return of a beloved prodigal son, a battle of Colts’ No. 1-draft-pick quarterbacks and last, but not least, the visit from one of the AFC’s last reminaing undefeated teams — but most of all, it could have been a battle for the Colts’ fans soul.

    October 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • College Report: South graduate becomes Wabash College swim coach

    Brent Noble’s climb up the collegiate swimming coaches has taken another big step, after the Terre Haute South grad was recently named the new head swimming and diving coach at Wabash College in Crawfordsville.
    Noble joins the Wabash program after serving for a year as the women’s head swimming coach at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.
     

    October 16, 2013

  • Tom Reck: Fans enjoyed a high-drama sports weekend

    High drama prevailed in more than one weekend sports contest.

    October 15, 2013

  • USDvISfb-84468.jpg FROM THE PRESS BOX: Sycamores shocked by 1-5 start to season

    It was a play that not only symbolized Indiana State’s 17-14 loss at South Dakota on Saturday, but perhaps the Sycamores’ entire season.
    Down three with 6:39 left in the fourth quarter, ISU faced third-and-9 from its own 39. ISU ran Shakir Bell to the left and the senior standout had daylight.

    October 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bogle, James.jpg Hughes, News & Views: Friends remember Jim Bogle

    When I covered the semifinal round of the IHSAA boys tennis sectional at Terre Haute North last week, it seemed like there was an empty seat in the bleachers.
    In reality, I noticed few — if any — empty seats because plenty of spectators wanted to watch the host Patriots battle No. 14-ranked Terre Haute South for the right to advance to the next day’s sectional championship match.
    In the end, junior Nathan Bogle pulled out a dramatic three-set victory at No. 1 singles to help South edge its crosstown rivals 3-2 on its way to capturing the sectional title.
    Yet there was something missing.
    The person who would have been in that empty seat I imagined, Nathan’s father Jim Bogle, had been battling cancer for close to two years and could not attend the sectional.
    Sadly, cancer claimed his life Thursday morning. He was 52.

    October 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Rolling Colts appear to be the real deal

    Some of Monday’s headlines in sports pages pretty well summed up another interesting weekend in the National Football League.

    October 7, 2013

  • College Report: People with Valley ties getting up-close look at top-ranked Crimson Tide

    Trivia question: What do Trent Miles, A.J. Hughes and Johnny Manziel have in common?
    Maybe nothing right now, but after Saturday they will all have played against the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide already this season.
    Manziel has no known local ties, but was involved in the most-hyped game of the year last month as Texas A&M fell just short in a late comeback against Alabama.
    Hughes, a sophomore punter for Virginia Tech from Terre Haute North, did his part in the Hokies’ 35-10 season–opening loss to the Tide.

    October 2, 2013

  • Fun season continues for Pirates

    Postseason baseball begins tonight and I can root for my team for the first time since 1992.
    I’ve followed the Pittsburgh Pirates most of my life — I was born and lived in Indianapolis until 1950, and the Indians then were affiliated with Pittsburgh just as they are now.

    September 30, 2013

  • Trackside: Burns, Fitzpatrick provide fun moments at Putnamville

    In a season that has generated more than its share of down moments for Wabash Valley fans and racers, last Saturday’s “King of non-wing Sprints” program at Lincoln Park Speedway served notice that there are still a few positive storylines to be found in the wild and unpredictable sport of sprint-car racing.
    One such storyline unfolded this past weekend on the rough and challenging 5⁄16-mile Putnamville dirt oval. That’s where the runs of Eric Burns and Blake Fitzpatrick sent fans home feeling that if the season has to come to a close, it couldn’t end on a happier or brighter note.

    September 25, 2013

  • NFL season offering some early surprises

    The third week of the National Football League ended Monday night when Oakland played at Denver. Some interesting results cropped up in headlines and stories in Monday’s newspapers and were hashed out on some Sunday night sports shows.

    September 23, 2013

  • Goatee.jpg COLLEGE REPORT: Former North standout Goatee making strides at VU

    If college is supposed to help you grow up and mature by exposing you to new experiences, it hasn’t taken Vincennes University freshman TaPring Goatee long to find those things waiting for her.

    September 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • NFL QBs rack up some big numbers

    Sunday was a good day for quarterbacks in the National Football League, with lots of points and yardage racked up by some of them.

    September 16, 2013

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