Misc

Muncie Central Announces Fall Practices and Athletic Ticket Pricing

Athletic Physicals: July 29, 2015 from 12:00-3:00 in the nurse’s clinic at Central HS Concussion Impact Testing: July 29, 2015 (12:00-3:00) and August 3, 2015 (8:00am or 1:00 pm.) Physicals and Impact testing forms must be turned in the Athletic Office prior to 1st practice. 1st Official Practice Date and Times July 31st Girls Golf: 9:00-11:30am at Crestview Golf Course August 3rd: Boy’s Soccer: 8:00am – 10:00 am Practice Soccer Field Football: Varsity, Reserve and Freshman: 4:00pm -7:00pm – Stadium…


Yorktown 12U Tigers Hold On Against Kentucky 13-7

By: Casey Stanley— Lexie Robertson led Yorktown – both from the plate and the mound – to victory against Kentucky on Monday 13-7 to improve to 2-0 in pool play at the Little League® Central Region Majors (12u) Softball tournament in Indianapolis. Yorktown continues play Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The earlier contest is a continuation of a game that was postponed from Sunday (due to weather) against Ohio from Sunday. The Tigers will pick up play in…


Yorktown JAA (Team Indiana) Leads 7-0 Before Play Is Suspended by Weather

By: Casey Stanley— After a big opening round win against Team Nebraska on Saturday in the Little League® Majors (12U) Softball Regional Tournament, Team Indiana (Yorktown JAA) continued pool play against Team Ohio yesterday. The game was suspended after two and a half innings because of rain. The game against Team Ohio will pick up in the bottom of the third and continue on Tuesday. Before play was suspended, Yorktown jumped out to a 7-0 lead after two and a…


Rally Sparks Win for the Yorktown Jaa LL 12U Softball Tigers

By: Casey Stanley— Team Indiana, a/k/a the Yorktown 12U girls tournament softball team, opened play last night at the Central Region Little League tourney against a very strong Nebraska team. At stake in this tournament is a trip to the Little League world series in Portland, OR. An eight-run explosion in the fifth inning spurred the Yorktown team to a 9-1 win in six innings over Nebraska on Saturday. They scored in the fifth on an RBI singles by Delaney Boyd…


Photo Gallery: Colts’ Robert Mathis Comes to Muncie

Robert Mathis was in Muncie Wednesday at the Muncie Auto Group Tent Sale. A continuous line of fans showed up to meet The Sack Master, get a handshake, a smile and perhaps a signature on a football or on an exclusive poster, provided to all who attended. Everyone had a blast! “We have a tremendous partnership with the Indianapolis Colts and specifically, Robert Mathis,” said Jeff Daniels. “With so many fans in and around Muncie, it’s good to give our friends and neighbors a chance…


2nd Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition Celebrates Fitness

Photos and story by: Lorri Markum— The 100 block of Walnut Street in Muncie became the proving ground for the area’s top CrossFit athletes this past Saturday during the Second Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition, hosted by The Arsenal. Drawing 33 athletic teams from Bloomington, South Bend, and other surrounding areas, the event kicked off at 9 a.m. and finished at 4 p.m. Three workout divisions by both male, and female teams, as well as co-ed teams competed. Three separate…


Cards and Clydesdales Family Movie Night

The Ball State athletic department, in conjunction with corporate partner Terrance Smith Distributing, Inc., is proud to welcome the world-renowned Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales to Scheumann Stadium on Thursday, July 16th. In addition, Remember the Titans will be shown on a giant screen creating a fun, free, family event – Cards and Clydesdales Family Movie Night! The Clydesdales will be available for viewing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the movie slated to begin around 8 p.m. Concessions will be available…


Inaugural Morry Mannies Radio Scholarships Announced

Two local high school students are the inaugural recipients of the Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship. Each nominee was very deserving for their achievements athletically and in the classroom. It was a thrill to watch these student athletes compete with emotion, sportsmanship, and character all year long. This year’s winners are: Riley Miller (Yorktown High School) has been awarded this year’s Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship. Riley was a part of two extremely successful teams on the field/court. He set…


BSU Students Play Role in NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Ball State University’s Sports Link, the nation’s first fully immersive digital sports production program, will again play a role in one of the largest sporting events in the country — the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. In a continuing educational partnership with the NCAA’s digital and social media department, as many as 20 digital sports production students under the direction of Chris Taylor, director of digital sports production, and Alex Kartman, assistant director of digital sports production, will assist in the operation of…


Double Overtime. Yorktown Loses to Hamilton Heights in Sectional Final

Guts. Resiliency. Want. All three of these important words embodied the way Yorktown played in their Sectional Final loss to Hamilton Heights 55-52 in double overtime. The latter of those three words was the message wanted to send to its opposition. They relayed that message well. That wasn’t the reason for their defeat. If anything, no one wanted it more than this group. Quite frankly there was no reason for their defeat. A couple plays here and there, yes you…