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Articles in: Sports and Recreation

Elisa Gross
- 2 weeks 7 hours ago
Hometown: Evansville, Indiana Education: Reitz Memorial High School, 1974; B.S. in communications, University of Evansville, 1977; J.D., Notre Dame...
Elisa Gross
- 4 weeks 6 days ago
I had closed my eyes, centered my breath, and prepared to begin my yoga practice when I felt something fluffy brush my leg followed by a scratchy...
Trista Lutgring
- 13 weeks 6 days ago
Purple Aces basketball fans are buzzing with excitement for the 2018-19 season already. And though the team won’t hit the court for their first...
Elisa Gross
- 14 weeks 5 days ago
With 65 parks, 21 recreational areas, and more than a combined 2,500 acres of land, people wanting to get outdoors in Evansville can enjoy more than...
Elisa Gross
- 21 weeks 2 days ago
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is hitting the bowling lanes to raise money for one-on-one mentoring programs in the area. The annual...
Trista Lutgring
- 30 weeks 1 day ago
Simply put, the Nissan GT-R sports car is a beast. It may not turn as many heads as a Chevy Corvette or Dodge Challenger with its looks, says Kale...
Elisa Gross
- 30 weeks 1 day ago
Olivia Taylor took her first dance class when she was 2 years old. The 12 year old has been dancing ever since. “I started out taking one hour...
elisa gross
- 35 weeks 5 days ago
After his long and illustrious career in Major League Baseball, Don Mattingly, now the manager of the Miami Marlins, decided he wanted to give back....
Stan Schmitt
- 48 weeks 5 days ago
In January 1924, as the new Bosse High School on the East Side opened, faculty members petitioned the school board to name the athletic field “...
hannah Bland
- 1 year 5 days ago
There is no average day at work for D-Patrick Porsche Technician Steven Davis. Surprises and challenges at every turn are the norm for the tech, but...
Hannah Bland
- 1 year 3 weeks ago
The championship series for the 2016 Frontier League baseball season was tied at two games each when the Evansville Otters took on the River City...
Hannah Bland
- 1 year 4 weeks ago
Experience a weekend full of world-class, automotive-powered hydroplane racing with the 2017 Evansville Hydrofest this Labor Day weekend. The...
Mark Mathis
- 1 year 14 weeks ago
Easter weekend provided a brief reprieve for 17-year-old Lukas Greif. A native of Evansville, Greif made the trek from Indianapolis to spend time...
Stan Schmitt
- 1 year 14 weeks ago
Walking through Oak Hill Cemetery, one would be hard pressed to find a connection to the Memorial Day extravaganza we know as the Indianapolis 500....
Nigel Meyer
- 1 year 18 weeks ago
Eight years ago Curt Jones of Evansville was watching his son run at an athletic field day when all of a sudden it hit him. He finally had the idea...
Nicole Neff
- 1 year 25 weeks ago
In the Hoosier state, race cars usually are synonymous with IndyCars traveling up to 235 miles per hour around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But...
Nicole Neff
- 1 year 25 weeks ago
Evansville has a long history of producing student athletes who have excelled at the highest level of their sport — baseball’s Don...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 29 weeks ago
It was shortly after 6 p.m. on an August night in 2015 when Evansville native Jerad Eickhoff made his way onto a pitching mound in Miami,...
Evansville Living Staff & Contributors
- 1 year 47 weeks ago
To the rest of the world, she’s America’s outspoken Olympic swimmer who won her first two gold medals in Rio. But to those who really...
Nicole Neff
- 1 year 47 weeks ago
John Nunn, 38 • Current residence: Bonsall, California Hometown: Evansville (Harrison High School, class of 1996) Nunn is a three-time Olympian...