Rockville beat Terre Haute Post 346 by the score of 3-2 on Wednesday, with the win Rockville advances to the championship on Friday. In the second game Sullivan beat Clinton 11-5. Sullivan advances to play Terre Haute on Thursday at 6 pm at Terre Haute North High School.
The Terre Haute Rex rallied to beat Danville 5-3 on Sunday night, avenging a loss from Friday. Terre Haute scored four times in the 6th inning to take a 5-2 lead. Mason Speirs, Lorenzo Elion and Zach Milam all had RBI's in the frame. Rose Hulman's Clayton Mayfield got in the game to pitch. He went three innings with three hits and one earned run.
The St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny on Saturday following an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. The team named bench coach Mike Shildt interim manager. The team also dismissed hitting coach John Mabry and assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller of their duties. Matheny managed the team for six and a half seasons, compiling a record of 591-474. He led the Cardinals to four straight playoff appearances from 2012-2015, including the 2013 World Series.
The Danville Dans rallied to beat the Terre Haute Rex 8-6 on Friday night. The Rex led 6-4 going to the 9th inning. Danville answered with four runs when Trevor Minder singled in a run to make it 6-5. Zach Huffins reached on an error as did Gavin Dugas to make it 7-6 Danville. They tacked on one more run when Damian Pierce had an RBI ground out to make it 8-6. With the loss the Rex drop to 24-14 on the season. They lead Danville by two games in the West Division of the Prospect League...
The 52nd Annual Indiana Football Coaches association North - South Classic was a close game, won buy the North squad 27-24. Wabash Valley Stars on the South team included Terre Haute North's Nathan Barrett, Eastern Greene's Caleb Hamilton and Sullivan's Dakota Caton.
Austin Weiler continued his flair for dramatic walk off wins on Thursday night, driving in the winning run for the Terre Haute Rex over Springfield 5-4. Springfield took a 2-0 lead in the 3rd inning thanks to an Adam Lopez two run homer. The Rex tied it in the bottom of the inning after a bases loaded walk made it 2-1. Then Zach Milam hit a grounder to second base that was misplayed allowing the tying run to score.
One of the marquee events of the Wabash Valley Fair is the Action Track Racing. Fans were treated to two types of features. The UMP Modifieds and Pro Late Models. Brian Shaw from Robinson, Illinois took the checkered flag in the Modifieds, using a caution flag to his advantage. Tyler Cain from Seymour, Indiana won the Pro Late Model race.
July is a busy month for rodeo cowboys, they are traveling all over the country in an attempt to earn points for the year end National Finals Rodeo. Among them is Danell Tipton, a world champion bull rider who has been coming to Terre Haute since 1993. He says being a cowboy is something he grew up with. "Rodeo-ing is my life it's what I've always done I always roedoed all my life you know and I've been beat up over the years you know them bulls have put me in I've had a punctured lung, cut...