Frankfort’s Aidan Hudspith Heading To State Competition
Two Frankfort track athletes competed at the Lafayette Jeff Regional. Aidan Hudspith hit the state standard of 14’4″ in the Pole Vault to finish 3rd and qualify him for the state competition. This was Aidan’s second time qualifying for regional and his first time punching his ticket to the state meet.
Eight area athletes qualify for boys track state finals
LAFAYETTE − Wyatt Curl didn't equal the mark he hit a week earlier in the sectional meet, but the West Lafayette senior still did enough to become regional champion in the pole vault. Curl cleared 15 feet at Scheumann Stadium on Thursday, more than nine inches short of his...
Dayton Elementary hosts 2023 Kindy 500
LAFAYETTE (Star City News) - Hoosiers and visitors alike are revving up for the Indy 500 this weekend. One local school learned about Indiana's racing event in a special way. At Dayton Elementary, students and families built their own cardboard Indy cars to race against their classmates. Along the way, teachers taught students about Indiana's history and the spectacle of the race. Oliver Wiggins came out on top as the winner of the second annual Kindy 500.
A personal story about basketball, and more importantly life
One basketball game changed my entire life. It wasn’t even a championship game or a game that anybody else would remember. When it happened, I had no idea what it would mean for my future. It was my sophomore year, and I was on the JV team at Southmont....
Frankfort And Rossville Bring Home Sectional Win
Frankfort pitcher Jose Lopez retires Western 1-2-3 in Bottom of the 8th. Hotdogs win sectional over the Panthers 2-1. Frankfort came back to town in sectional style with police escort up SR 28 through town and around the square where they met with happy parents and fans before returning to the high school where more fans were waiting to congratulate them.
Pitching, defense propel Harrison baseball past Lafayette Jeff in sectional opener
KOKOMO − Corbin Payne hasn't had many bad outings, but one in particular stood out. One month ago, Lafayette Jeff roughed up Harrison's ace lefty, who was pulled after giving up three runs in just ⅓ of on an inning. Wednesday night, Payne got another crack at the...
WATCH: Boys track and field regionals at Lafayette Jeff
Wyatt Curl of West Lafayette finished in first place in the pole vault to advance to states. Harrison's Andres Negron-Carrero also advanced to states, finishing third place with a time of 48.29 in the 400 meter dash. Lafayette Jeff placed fifth in the 4x100 relays with a time of 42.56.
Free Junior Golf Clinic To Be Held At Frankfort Commons
On Monday June 12th, and Tuesday June 13th, Frankfort Commons Golf Course will hold a Junior Golf Clinic for youth ages 6-16. There will be three sessions each day to choose from. Each session is an hour and a half long. 8:30 am – 10:00 am. 10:30 am –...
NBC16 to air tape-delayed coverage of Indy 500
LAFAYETTE (Star City News) - Due to a blackout imposed by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NBC16 Lafayette will air tape-delayed coverage of the 2023 Indianapolis 500 on the night of Sunday, May 28. Pre-race coverage can be seen at 7:30 p.m., followed by the drop of the green flag from...
Nine area athletes qualify for girls IHSAA state track and field finals
LAFAYETTE - Autumn Craig is having herself a week. Six days after the Harrison senior committed to Purdue's track and field program, Craig assured herself a trip to another Big Ten track venue to close her high school career. Craig placed second in the shot put with a toss of...
McCutcheon, Harrison rubber match for sectional championship
WEST LAFAYETTE − Jadyn Ramer stood at the plate confident. Two innings earlier, the Harrison junior laced an absolute rocket that was snagged by the shortstop, symbolizing how frustrating a night it had been for the Raiders offensively to that point. Inning after inning, Harrison's offense would provide a...
PREP BASEBALL: Covington cruises past North Vermillion
May 25—LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Covington baseball team broke a 2-1 game with five runs each in the fifth and sixth innings to get a 12-2 win over North Vermillion in an IHSAA Class 1A sectional. Conor Winn had three hits and three RBIs for the Trojans, while...
Rowdy Fast Racers earn decisive win in fifth annual Mayflower Mill Elementary Kindy 500 race
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The skies were clear, and the conditions were perfect as the racers walked onto the field in hopes of winning the fifth annual Kindy 500 race hosted by Mayflower Mill Elementary School. Winds were blowing at around 3 mph, the temperature sat at 78 degrees and...
CAT Park Cuts Ribbon on All Inclusive Field
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - CAT Park broke in the All Inclusive Sports Field with a baseball game. The field officially opened with the Tippy Stars taking the field to showcase the new field. Two games were played and community members showed up to watch the players take the field. Lafayette...
Rossville softball repeats as sectional champions
ROSSVILLE − Chris Gorbett calls them quiet leaders. Rossville's six softball seniors aren't overly vocal or outspoken, unlike the senior group the Hornets coach had last season. But the Hornets are again making noise nonetheless. On Wednesday, Rossville defeated Tri-County 8-2 in the sectional championship, repeating a feat that...
West Lafayette's Wyatt Curl raises bar on expectations
WEST LAFAYETTE − What Wyatt Curl is capable of and the results he was having were not aligned much of this season. A year ago, Curl was so focused on constantly trying to one up himself that when it came time for the pole vault state finals, he underperformed, finishing ninth.
Lafayette Jeff wins unified track and field sectional
WEST LAFAYETTE − While the final scores were being read off, Troy T. listened intently with his right hand waving in the air. Troy is a member of Lafayette Jeff's unified track and field team, which pairs students with intellectual disabilities with partner athletes to provide inclusion and opportunity and is now in its 10th year as a recognized sport by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
Athenians get re-match with SAC champion Bruins
With another 20-win season under their belts Crawfordsville baseball now shifts its focus to the post-season and the Class 3A Sectional 25 tournament which will be hosted by the Athenians. While Cville has been a baseball staple in the area, a sectional title has alluded the Athenians for quite sometime. 2013 was the last time Cville hoisted a sectional championship Trophy.
IHSAA softball sectionals: 5 storylines in Greater Lafayette
It's softball sectional week throughout Indiana with tournaments beginning Monday at various sites. Here are five things to look at as teams begin their postseason paths. It's a Clinton County rivalry that will open the Class A sectional at Rossville with the host Hornets playing Clinton Central at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Harrison runs away from competition to win boys track sectional
WEST LAFAYETTE − Andres Negron-Carrero could count on one certainty when he lined up to run the 400 meters Thursday night. The Harrison junior knew McCutcheon's Kris Kirtz and West Lafayette's Connor Blankman were going to be at their best. That meant Negron-Carrero had to be better than his...
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