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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.


DACC to host national tournament for 25th year

Danville Area Community College and the city of Danville will again host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s National Basketball Tournament at the DACC campus March 20-24.

Tournament pairings will not be available until later in March.


North Vermillion High School celebrates Homecoming

On February 17, 2018, North Vermillion upset South Putnam 55-40 to win their Homecoming.  

Trevor Eppert was the high scorer with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

Chris Ellis and Gabrielle Wilson were crowned Homecoming King and Queen.


North Vermillion golf team competes in IHSAA Golf Sectionals

The North Vermillion golf team competed in the IHSAA golf sectional on June 6 at Crawfordsville Municipal Golf Course.  
    Will Martin led the Falcons shooting a 71 on 18 holes, earning 1st place Individual Score honors, and 2nd place Low Medalist overall.   The Low Medalist was Luke Brotherton of Greencastle with a 70.  


North Vermillion golf team competes in Wabash River Conference

The North Vermillion High School golf team competed in the Wabash River Conference match at Turkey Run Golf Course on June 3.  
    Two individuals qualified for the all-conference team, consisting of the top 8 players in the WRC.  Leading NV was Will Martin, who finished in 3rd place, shooting a 75.  There was a tie for co-medalist, at 74.  


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