Area Sports

Sporting New Sports Jackets

SPORTING NEW SPORTS JACKETS. Sophomore Jillian Gregg and Junior Austin Petrillo model the new Parke Heritage High School letter jackets. The first group of athletes from the new school received them last week. (photo submitted)

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Eppert to Play at Bethel College

EPPERT TO PLAY AT BETHEL COLLEGE. North Vermillion senior Trevor Eppert signed his letter of intent to play basketball and study Business at Bethel College in Mishawaka.  Pictured are: (seated, from left) father Darrell Eppert, Trevor Eppert, mother Mitzi Eppert, (standing) North Vermillion Athletic Director Martin Brown and varsity basketball coach Jacob Cummings. (photo submitted)

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LYNK SIGNS TO PLAY AT DEPAUW

LYNK SIGNS TO PLAY AT DEPAUW. Parke Heritage senior Ben Lynk (seated, center) signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at DePauw University in Greencastle recently. He is flanked by his parents, Jessica and Gary Lynk; standing in back are grandmother Mary Jo Harney; Parke Heritage Wolves football coach Brian Moore; and grandmother…

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Run the Offense

RUN THE OFFENSE. Riverton Parke seventh grader Mia Bunner sets up the offense in the Lady Panthers’ win against Seeger last Thursday night. (photo submitted)  

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Paying it Forward

PAYING IT FORWARD. Dave Brucken (right) receives a check Friday, February 8 in the amount of $1,167 from Crossroads Dragway owner Tami Peters on the courthouse lawn on the historic Rockville Square; Peters, along with husband and Crossroads Dragway co-owner Randy, hosts ladies’ nights every Friday during the summer and donate all proceeds to P.I.N.K.…

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Player of the Game

PLAYER OF THE GAME. The North Vermillion Falcons defeated the Attica Red Ramblers 53-43 in the Sectional Championship and KISS Country Game of the Week Saturday, February 2. Fountain Trust employee Amanda Patton (left) and Falcon Coach Mark Switzer (right) presented The Fountain Trust Company Player of the Game to Peyton Crowder, who scored 19…

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Boys’ Basketball Suffers More Re-Scheduling Due To Weather

SPURR WITH THE JUMPER. Riverton Parke Senior Ryan Spurr shoots a jumper in the Panthers game against Crawfordsville Saturday afternoon. The Athenians defeated the Panthers 77-48. Riverton Parke falls to 4-12 on the season and will play at home Friday, February 8 against North Vermillion. (photo submitted) Weather again played havoc with boys’ and girls’ basketball…

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Lady Panthers Win on Senior Night

SENIOR LADY PANTHERS. Pictured are the Senior members of the Riverton Parke girls’ basketball team: (from left) Britany App, Mackenzie Schermann, Camryn Clapp, Grace Pharr and Kirby Martin. (photo submitted)

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Fifth Grade Tourney Champs

FIFTH GRADE TOURNEY CHAMPS. The fifth Grade Parke Heritage basketball team went 4-0 at the West Vigo Community Center Tourney beating Paris, Honey Creek and West Vigo. They travel to North Central Farmersburg for their next competition. Pictured are (front row, from left) Leyton McMullen, Carter Crum, Nate Woodard, Ethan Tidwell, Justin Cooper, Treigh Schelsky,…

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Girls’ WRC Wrap-up

Both the top and bottom of the Wabash River Conference girls’ basketball team standings depend on two games this Thursday night. Ninth-ranked North Vermillion (19-2) holds on to the top spot with a 6-1 league record, falling only to Attica (13-6 and 3-2). The Red Ramblers, meanwhile, hold the key to the Lady Falcons claiming…

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