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Sisson, from a continued love of swimming, led her to competing year around for the Terre Haute Torpedoes, which she has done for several seasons. This required many miles for the family driving back and forth from Marshall to Terre Haute and sometimes required a little extra time for early morning practices. A 7 a.m. practice means arriving to the pool 6 a.m. Central Time.

Back in the day, when I learned at the last minute one of my bowling team members was going to be absent, it was usually a no-win task to locate a replacement.Nowadays, it’s no problem thanks to social media. In fact, it sometimes turns into a mini-a

Lisa Yowell is a very caring lady who loves all of God’s creatures. M any pets in the past as well as today’s have been treated like children. She has a heart of gold. From learning of the drastic decline of butterflies, she decided to help in any way she could.

Since we just had some local golf action — without it being a scramble — and tournaments with individuals playing by the U.S. Golf Association rules, I thought I would mention some of the new rules in effect beginning in 2019.

On Sept. 9, I was attending the Clay County Nature Day event at the Clay County Fairgrounds when I could feel something staring daggers at me. I looked up to see three ‘Raptors’ or birds of prey, watching me. I think they were hungry!

The men’s and women’s teams’ first tournament — Warrior Fall Classic, Bowl One Lanes, a Tier 1 event in Troy, Michigan — was held yesterday. This Saturday, the club is conducting a fundraiser/ tournament — the Sycamore Sweeper — at the Terre Haute Bowling Center.

It's funny. After an emotional, feel-good 55-41 victory over Eastern Illinois, you'd think I might want to wrap my head around some of the jubilation the Sycamores had in a job (mostly) well-done.

Last week, we profiled the top male bowlers in the Greater Terre Haute USBC. Our analysis determined three dozen bowlers averaged between 220 and 240 a game last season. While the numbers are lower — both bowlers and averages — selecting a top female bowler is no less a challenge.

It's unfortunate, but in the Terre Haute area a majority of linksters quit playing after Labor Day. No one knows exactly why players put their clubs away this time of year, but its been that way as “loooong” as I can remember.

If you were a fan of the popular classic ‘80s television series “Magnum, P.I.”, you're probably excited about the reboot of the iconic show on CBS later this month. So what does Magnum P.I., old or new, have to do with local bowling?

Charles Hear from Clay County was setting on the edge of his seat while bidding on an African safari at the Clay County National Wild turkey Federation banquet. He won the bid to experience a safari for two people.

With four highly successful shows already under their belts, Trackside Enterprises officials have high hopes of continuing the upbeat trend Sunday as the cars and drivers of the Midwest Sprint Cars Series invade the Terre Haute Action Track.