Sports

Tigers hungry to replicate success despite key losses

via The News-Gazette

How does a football coach entice a bunch of high school players to stick with their summer workouts, beyond promises of big wins later in the year?

With food, of course.


Westville Youth Football Cheer/Dance hosting sign-ups for 2018

Westville Youth Football Cheer/Dance will be hosting sign-ups at the Zamberletti Park concession stand on July 28, from 9 a.m - 1 p.m., July 29 from 12-4 p.m., August 4 from 9 a.m - 1 p.m., and August 5 from 12-4 p.m.

Children in kindergarten through Eighth grade may participate.


Horizon Health offering CPR class

Horizon Health will offer a free adult CPR/AED course on  July 18, from 8 am - 1 pm, in Conference Room D, on the second floor of Paris Community Hospital.


Dans Pitchers throw combined no-hitter

On June 23, Danville Dans pitchers, Steven Washilewski and Will Klein combined to throw a no-hitter in Hannibal this evening as the Dans defeated the Hoots 8-0. This is the fifth no-hitter in Dans history, and the first since CJ Burdick tossed one on June 4, 2014.


Four former Danville Dans selected in 2018 Major League Baseball Draft

Four former Danville Dans have been chosen in the MLB Draft, including two in the first four rounds.

Paul Richan, a junior RHP from University of San Diego, was Round 2 Compensation selection by the Chicago Cubs. The 78th pick overall was a member of the 2016 Danville Dans. He’s from Newhall, CA.


Force win two tourneys

The Indiana Force 14U softball team recently competed in and won the USSSA Indy 500 Classic held at Indy Sports Park. The Force was undefeated in bracket play, beating MV Express 4-1, Indy Xplosion ‘04 Craft, 5-3, Indy Gators, 7-6, Red Alert, 10-3, and Red Alert again in the championship game, 4-1. 


Westville High School wrestlers sign for Hannibal-LaGrange

Mason McBride and Calem McElwee-Wise have signed letters of intent to wrestle at Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri.

McBride went 36-10 in this past season in the 120 pound weight class.


Indiana Force win Early Bird Tourney

The Indiana Force 14U softball team recently won the Early Bird tourney at Terre Haute MSA.

On their way to the finals, the Force remained undefeated, beating Warriors black 17-3, and shutting out the Terror 9-0 and the Warriors black, 8-0.


Vinson perfect on bittersweet day

via The News-Gazette

Chase Vinson’s Wednesday morning began with the delivery of horrible news. His summer baseball pitching coach, former Schlarman star and 23-year-old Tyler Brennan, died late April 17 in a single-car accident east of Danville.


NVJHS basketball teams successful in Banks of the Wabash tourney

The North Vermillion Junior High seventh grade girls, and eighth grade boys  basketball teams recently won the Banks of the Wabash tournaments.

The seventh grade girls defeated Turkey Run in the first round and were victorious over Riverton Parke in the championship. The tournament was held at Turkey Run.


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