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OCTOBER 18….EARLHAM MEN’S SOCCER VS. HANOVER….3:30
OCTOBER 20…RHS FOOTBALL VS. NEW CASTLE….6:30
OCTOBER 21….EARLHAM FIELD HOCKEY VS. WOOSTER….11:00
OCTOBER 21….EARLHAM WOMEN’S SOCCER VS. FRANKLIN….1:00
OCTOBER 21….EARLHAM FOOTBALL VS. HANOVER….2:30
OCTOBER 21….EARLHAM MEN’S SOCCER VS. FRANKLIN…3:30
OCTOBER 22….EARLHAM FIELD HOCKEY VS. OBERLIN…12:00
OCTOBER 22….EARLHAM VOLLEYBALL VS. ANDERSON…2:00
OCTOBER 25….EARLHAM WOMEN’S SOCCER VS. TRANSYLVANIA….3:30
OCTOBER 25….EARLHAM VOLLEYBALL VS. ROSE-HULMAN….7:30
OCTOBER 28….EARLHAM FIELD HOCKEY VS. DePAUW….11:00
OCTOBER 28….EARLHAM FOOTBALL VS. MANCHESTER….1:30
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1964: Fred Hansen of Cuero, Tex., won the gold medal in the pole vault at the Tokyo Olympics, defeating Wolfgang Reinhardt of Germany with an Olympic record of 16 feet 83/4 inches. Hansen used one of the new slingshot fiberglass Sky Poles that had recently transformed vaulting. Within the previous two years, John Uelses and John Pennel, both of the United States, had broken the forbidding 16- and 17-foot barriers with fiberglass.
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1989: Shortly before the start of Game 3 of the World Series at San Francisco, a devastating earthquake rippled through Candlestick Park. More than 200 people were killed in the Bay Area, though none at the stadium, which sustained minor structural damage. The Series, an afterthought when the Oakland A’s swept the Giants, was interrupted for 10 days.
SCOUTING THE NEW CASTLE TROJANS HEAD COACH: KYLE YORK (1st Season) 2017 RECORD: 5-4 PPG: 40.9 DPPG: 39.1 2017 RESULTS: Franklin County L 35-54 at Rushville W 43-26 at Pendleton Heights L...read more
FINAL REGULAR SEASON NCC STANDINGS Lafayette Jeff 7-0 9- 0 McCutcheon 6-1 6- 3 Harrison 5-2 6- 3 Marion 4-3 6- 3...read more
SECTIONAL FOOTBALL WEEK 1-NCC/TEC AND AREA (OCTOBER 20) Sectional 4 Westfield at Lafayette Jefferson. Sectional 11 Harrison (West Lafayette) at Kokomo. McCutcheon at Huntington North. Sectional 21 Marion at Delta. Sectional 22 Mooresville at...read more
Batesville 47 Connersville 7 Centerville 35 Winchester 14 Hagerstown 39 Lincoln 0...read more
Billy Mills took up running to get in shape as a boxer while attending an Indian school for orphans and went on to score one of Americaís greatest track triumphs. "Iím flabbergasted, I can hardly believe it," the Marine lieutenant beamed today after beating 37 of the...read more
Adams Central 30 Woodlan 21 Andrean 41 Highland 6 Angola ...read more
PITTSBURGH-The Pirates today brought Pittsburgh its first world series baseball championship in thirty-five years when Bill Mazeroski slammed a ninth-inning home run high over the left- field wall of historic Forbes Field. With that shot, Danny Murtaugh's astounding...read more
We have researched several scouting services that specialize in high school basketball recruits and have formulated a comprehensive list of the 2017-18 top players coming into the season. INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL WATCH LIST Romeo...read more
The high school basketball season begins in about a month. This past summer was another huge evaluation period for players across the country by scouting sites such as ESPN, Scout, Rivals, 247 and others. Here are the top 100 players coming into the 2017-18 season....read more
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Indianapolis Colts (2-3) at Tennessee Titans (2-3) Monday, October 16, 2017 | 8:30 PM ET | Nissan Stadium | Referee: Walt Anderson SERIES NOTES: LEADER: Colts lead all-time series, 31-13 STREAKS: Colts have won past 11 LAST GAME:...read more
INDIANAPOLIS (October 11, 2017) – Indy Eleven and the San Francisco Deltas looked set to share the spoils once again this season until an 81st-minute winner from Brazilian attacker Dagoberto handed the hosts all three points at Kezar Stadium. Indy Eleven head coach...read more
Scores: Men's Soccer - Earlham 1, Defiance 0 Women's Soccer - Earlham 4, Defiance 0 Women's Tennis - Earlham 8, Mount St. Joseph 1 Volleyball - Transylvania 3, Earlham 1 (20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18) Men's Soccer Edges Defiance 1-0 on Adams' Early Goal RICHMOND,...read more
2017-18 BUTLER BULLDOGS BASKETBALL PREVIEW HEAD COACH: LaVall Jordan, (1st season) 2016-17 RECORD: 25-9, 12-6 Big East 2016-17 POST-SEASON: Lost to North Carolina in Sweet 16 LAST NCAA TOURNAMENT MISS: 2014 FIVE-YEAR BIG EAST...read more
Class 6A Ben Davis Ft. Wayne Snider Warren Central Lawrence Central Penn Valparaiso Lafayette Jeff Avon Homestead Center Grove Others receiving votes: Carmel 64. Franklin Central 46. Pike 20. Lake Central 14. Columbus North 12. Brownsburg 8. Class 5A New...read more
2017-18 PURDUE BOILERMAKERS BASKETBALL PREVIEW HEAD COACH: Matt Painter, (265-142, 12th season at Purdue) 2017-17 RECORD: 27-8, BIG 10: 14-4 LAST NCAA TOURNEY MISS: 2014 KEY PLAYER LOSSES: Caleb Swanigan (18.5ppg, 12.5rpg), Basil...read more
Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin Fr., RB, Salem, N.J./Salem • Rushed for a career-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a victory at Nebraska • Became the second true freshman in program...read more
MLB RELEASE BOSTON -- They had to win to avoid going home for the season, and the energized Red Sox relied on various resources to make sure Sunday was not the last game at Fenway Park this season. From the bats of Hanley Ramirez (4-for-4, three RBIs) and Rafael...read more
MLB RELEASE NEW YORK -- With the season on the line, Masahiro Tanaka delivered what he called his most important win as a Major Leaguer and Greg Bird cracked a majestic home run off Andrew Miller, extending the Yankees' hopes for another day with a 1-0 victory over...read more
INDIANA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER REGIONALS – SATURDAY OCTOBER 14 3A At South Bend Adams Munster vs. Chesterton TBA (Elkhart Central vs. Northridge Mon.) vs. Penn At Logansport McCutcheon vs. Warsaw Noblesville vs. Carroll At Zionsville East Central vs. Lawrence North...read more
Quarterfinals | Carmel HS | Fri, 3 pm ET (Top of the bracket) Match 1: Park Tudor (14-4) vs. Homestead (20-1). Match 2: Carmel (19-0) vs. North Central (Indianapolis) (19-1). Quarterfinals | Center Grove HS | Fri, 4:30 pm ET (Bottom of the bracket) Match 3: Terre...read more
INDIANA BOYS SOCCER REGIONAL PAIRINGS-SATURDAY OCT 14 3A @MERRILLVILLE Goshen vs. Penn Lake Central vs. Crown Point @KOKOMO Harrison vs. Warsaw Hamilton SE vs. FW Northrup @CARMEL Ben Davis vs. North Central Greenfield-Central vs. Cathedral @SEYMOUR Castle vs. Perry...read more
EVANSTON, Ill. - Sherridan Atkinson led No. 18 Purdue (15-2, 5-1 B1G) to its second sweep of Northwestern (12-6, 2-4 B1G) this season as the Boilermakers defeated the Wildcats 27-25, 25-13, 25-23. The victory marks Purdue's fourth...read more
INDIANA FOOTBALL RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana's Homecoming against No. 17/16 Michigan this Saturday will kick off at noon on ABC, it was announced on Sunday. This will be Indiana's third appearance on the ESPN family of...read more
Freshman guard Cooper Neese has decided to leave the Butler men’s basketball program. He informed the Butler coaching staff on Sunday, Oct. 8, and will begin the process of transferring to another university. “We wish Cooper all the best moving forward,” said Butler...read more
AP COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL 1 Alabama (43) 6-0 2 Clemson (18) 6-0 3 Penn State 6-0 4 Georgia...read more
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BIG 10: Week 6 Football Recaps Iowa 45, Illinois 16: Nate Stanley threw for 247 yards and three touchdowns and Iowa rolled past Illinois 45-16 on Saturday, snapping a two-game losing streak. Safety Brandon Snyder added an 89-yard interception return for a score in his...read more
1994: Joe Montana, the great San Francisco 49ers quarterback now with the Kansas City Chiefs, staged a theatrical last hurrah in his final season, marching 75 yards in 81 seconds to defeat John Elway and the Denver Broncos, 31-28, at Mile High Stadium in a memorable Monday night game. Montana retired the following April.
2017 NFL SCHEDULE
Kansas City at Oakland 8:25 pm CBS
Arizona at L.A. Rams 1:00 pm FOX
Baltimore at Minnesota 1:00 pm CBS
Carolina at Chicago 1:00 pm FOX
Jacksonville at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS
New Orleans at Green Bay 1:00 pm FOX
N.Y. Jets at Miami 1:00 pm FOX
Tampa Bay at Buffalo 1:00 pm FOX
Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS
Dallas at San Francisco 4:05 pm FOX
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh 4:25 pm CBS
Denver at L.A. Chargers 4:25 pm CBS
Seattle at N.Y. Giants 4:25 pm CBS
Atlanta at New England 8:30 pm NBC
Washington at Philadelphia 8:30 pm ESPN
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens 8:25 p.m. CBS
Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
Minnesota Vikings at Cleveland Browns (London) 9:30a.m NFLN
Oakland Raiders at Buffalo Bills 1 p.m. CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Cincinnati Bengals 1 p.m. CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots 1 p.m. CBS
Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints 1 p.m. Fox
Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets 1 p.m. Fox
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles 1 p.m. Fox
Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1 p.m. Fox
Houston Texans at Seattle Seahawks 4:05 p.m. CBS
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins 4:25 p.m. Fox
Pittsburgh Steelers at Detroit Lions 8:30 p.m. NBC
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs 8:30 p.m. ESPN
Byes: Arizona, Green Bay, Jacksonville, L.A. Rams, N.Y. Giants, Tennessee
2017 INDIANA FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
August 31 vs. Ohio State
September 9 at Virginia
September 16 vs. Florida International
September 23 vs. Georgia Southern
September 30 at Penn State
October 14 vs. Michigan
October 21 at Michigan State
October 28 at Maryland
November 4 vs. Wisconsin
November 11 at Illinois
November 18 vs. Rutgers
November 25 at Purdue
2017 PURDUE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
September 2 vs. Louisville at Indianapolis
September 8 vs. Ohio
September 16 at Missouri
September 23 vs. Michigan
October 7 vs. Minnesota
October 14 at Wisconsin
October 21 at Rutgers
October 28 vs. Nebraska
November 4 vs. Illinois
November 11 at Northwestern
November 18 at Iowa
November 25 vs. Indiana
- 1860 – First professional golf tournament held (Scotland); Willie Park wins.
- 1920 – Decatur Staleys play first APFA game, win 7-0.
- 1935 – Pacific Association of Amateur Athletic Union votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics.
- 1954 – Philadelphia Eagles’ Adrian Burk passes for seven touchdowns vs Washington Redskins (49-21).
- 1959 – Queen Elizabeth II is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse.
- 1964 – New York Yankees fire manager Yogi Berra.
- 1969 – New York Nets move from Comack to Island Garden, Hempstead New York.
- 1971 – Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series.
- 1972 – First time New York Islanders shut-out; 5-0 versus Pittsburgh Penguins.
- 1974 – Oakland Athletics beat Los Angeles Dodgers, four games to one in 71st World Series; makes Athletics the second team (next to New York Yankees) to win three straight series.
- 1974 – Washington Capitals’ first NHL home victory, beating Chicago Black Hawks 4-3.
- 1978 – At Dodger Stadium, the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-2, to take their twenty-second World Championship. New York’s shortstop Bucky Dent is named the World Series MVP.
- 1979 – D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000-metre walk in record 1:20:06.8.
- 1979 – Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 76th World Series. Willie Stargell is named the Series MVP.
- 1985 – Lou Pinella named New York Yankees’ manager, replacing Billy Martin.
- 1987 – First World Series game in a covered stadium (Minnesota Metrodome) (World Series #84).
- 1988 – Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as manager of the New York Yankees.
- 2000 – The New York Yankees defeat the Seattle Mariners to win their 37th American League pennant.
Pete Rozelle was named general manager of the Rams. Anthony J. Morabito, founder and co-owner of the 49ers, died of a heart attack during a game against the Bears at Kezar Stadium, October 28. An NFL-record crowd of 102,368 saw the 49ers-Rams game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, November 10.
The Lions came from 20 points down to post a 31-27 playoff victory over the 49ers, December 22. Detroit defeated Cleveland 59-14 in the NFL Championship Game, December 29.
The bonus selection in the draft was eliminated, January 29. The last selection was quarterback King Hill of Rice by the Chicago Cardinals.
Halas reinstated himself as coach of the Bears.
Jim Brown of Cleveland gained an NFL-record 1,527 yards rushing. In a divisional playoff game, the Giants held Brown to eight yards and defeated Cleveland 10-0.
Baltimore, coached by Weeb Ewbank, defeated the Giants 23-17 in the first sudden-death overtime in an NFL Championship Game, December 28. The game ended when Colts fullback Alan Ameche scored on a one-yard touchdown run after 8:15 of overtime.
Lamar Hunt of Dallas announced his intentions to form a second pro football league. The first meeting was held in Chicago, August 14, and consisted of Hunt representing Dallas; Bob Howsam, Denver; K.S. (Bud) Adams, Houston; Barron Hilton, Los Angeles; Max Winter and Bill Boyer, Minneapolis; and Harry Wismer, New York City. They made plans to begin play in 1960.
The new league was named the American Football League, August 22. Buffalo, owned by Ralph Wilson, became the seventh franchise, October 28. Boston, owned by William H. Sullivan, became the eighth team, November 22. The first AFL draft, lasting 33 rounds, was held, November 22. Joe Foss was named AFL Commissioner, November 30. An additional draft of 20 rounds was held by the AFL, December 2.
NFL Commissioner Bert Bell died of a heart attack suffered at Franklin Field, Philadelphia, during the last two minutes of a game between the Eagles and the Steelers, October 11. Treasurer Austin Gunsel was named president in the office of the commissioner, October 14.
The Colts again defeated the Giants in the NFL Championship Game, 31-16, December 27.
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Tennessee 36 Indianapolis 22
NY Yankees 8 Houston 1
Tampa Bay 3 Detroit 2
St. Mary-Woods 3 Earlham 2
WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS
Earlham 6 Indiana Tech 3
2017 COLTS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Sept. 10: at L.A. Rams, 4:05 p.m., CBS
Sept. 17: Arizona, 1 p.m., FOX
Sunday, Sept. 24: Cleveland, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Oct. 1: at Seattle, 8:30 p.m., NBC
Sunday, Oct. 8: San Francisco, 1 p.m., FOX
Monday, Oct. 16: at Tennessee, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
Sunday, Oct. 22: Jacksonville, 1 p.m. CBS
Sunday, Oct. 29: at Cincinnati, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 5: at Houston, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 12: Pittsburgh, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Nov. 19: Bye
Sunday, Nov. 26: Tennessee, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Dec. 3: at Jacksonville, 1 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Dec. 10: at Buffalo, 1 p.m., CBS
Thursday, Dec. 14: Denver, 8:25 p.m., NBC/NFLN
Saturday, Dec. 23: at Baltimore, 4:30 p.m., NFLN
Sunday, Dec. 31: Houston, 1 p.m. CBS
2017 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Sunday, Sept. 10: Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 14: Houston, 8:25 p.m. (NFLN)
Sunday, Sept. 24: at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1: at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8: Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 15: BYE
Sunday, Oct. 22: at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 29: Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 5: at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12: at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19: at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 4: Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sunday, Dec. 10: Chicago, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 17: at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 24: Detroit, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 31: at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
- 1848 William “Candy” Cummings, American baseball player credited with creating the curveball, born in Ware, Massachusetts (d. 1924)
- 1859 William “Buck” Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cincinnati Reds)
- 1890 Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)
- 1906 Paul Derringer, American baseball player (d. 1987)
- 1908 Red Rolfe, American baseball player (d. 1969)
- 1917 Martin Donnelly, cricketer (brilliant lefty bat for NZ post-war)
- 1919 John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)
- 1921 Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnist (Olympic gold 1952)
- 1928 James “Junior” Gilliam, Dodgers (NL rookie of year 1953)
- 1932 Paul Anderson, American light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1956)
- 1934 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)
- 1935 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
- 1940 Jim Smith, English footballer and manager
- 1945 Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
- 1946 Bob Seagren, Pomona California, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic gold 68)
- 1958 Blaine McCallister, American PGA golfer (1989 Honda Classic), born in Fort Stockton, Texas
- 1958 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98), born in St. Louis, Missouri
- 1960 James Patrick Delsing, American PGA golfer (1993 New England-2nd), born in St Louis, Missouri
- 1960 Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)
- 1962 John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics-96)
- 1963 Vijay Mehra, cricketer (United Arab Emirates batsman 1996 World Cup)
- 1963 Sergio Goycochea, Argentine footballer
- 1965 Pinnaduwage Aravinda De Silva, cricket (Sri Lanka’s greatest batsman)
- 1966 Danny Ferry, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1966 Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality
- 1967 Adrianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star (1990 Futures-Chiba), born in Los Angeles, California
- 1967 Marianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
- 1967 Mark Johnson, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
- 1967 Nathalie Tauziat, Bangui Cent Afr Rep, tennis star (1993 Quebec City)
- 1967 Reggie Clark, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
- 1968 Heather McDermid, rower (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
- 1969 Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
- 1969 Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
- 1969 Theodore Ernest Els, PGA golfer (1994 US Open), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
- 1970 Anil Kumble, cricketer (great Indian leg-spinner since 1990)
- 1970 Jean-Paul de Young, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
- 1970 John Mabry, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Wilmington, Delaware
- 1970 Marciano Vink, soccer player (Genoa/PSV)
- 1970 Tasha Tsang, Saskatoon Saskatchwan, rower (Olympics-96)
- 1971 Byron Chamberlain, NFL/WLAF tight end Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
- 1971 Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
- 1971 Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
- 1972 Vicki Goetze, Michicot WI, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-12th)
- 1972 Joe McEwing, American baseball player
- 1973 Keith McKenzie, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
- 1974 John Rocker, American baseball player
- 1975 Francis Bouillon, American hockey player
- 1976 Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
- 1977 Dudu Aouate, Israeli footballer
- 1979 Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish race car driver (World Championship 2007), born in Espoo
- 1979 Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player
- 1980 Alessandro Piccolo, Italian racing driver
- 1980 Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player
- 1983 Ivan Saenko, Russian football player
- 1987 Jarosław Fojut, Polish footballer