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  • Last week Indiana Runner released a partial list of its top 50 girls cross country teams for the upcoming season. The list contained the teams ranked 21-50. Earlier this week, ten more top teams were released. Guerin was on the first release at number 31. This week Westfield was named as one of the 11-21 ranked teams. That means four Hamilton County schools: Fishers, Carmel, Hamilton Southeastern, and Noblesville will be among the projected top ten teams in the state. The top ten are set to be named next week.
  • Guerin receives 2017 Strength of America Award
    The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, located in Colorado Spring, CO, have awarded Guerin Catholic the 2017 Strength of America award recipient. This award recognizes Guerin Catholic to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.
  • The National Interscholastic Coaches Association (NISCA) has released the Swimming and Diving All-American lists for the 2016-2017 season.
  • The Prep Hoops Indiana senior showcase featured 90 athletes and over 30 colleges this weekend. Top 2018 prospects from throughout the state gathered at Fishers High School Saturday to show off their skills to college coaches and recruiters
  • Hamilton County boasts some of the best golf courses in the state and, unsurprisingly, also fields some of the best high school golf teams on an annual basis.

    The teams of Hamilton County once again played up to this high standard in 2017.

    Four area schools qualified for the state finals last month (Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield) with three teams finishing in the top five overall: Carmel (state runner-up), Westfield (third place) and Noblesville (fourth place).

  • Carmel's Lemonds and Kellum named IndyStar Spring Athletes of the year
    Two Carmel athletes made the IndyStar’s Spring Athletes of the year list.
  • WESTFIELD, Indiana (July 1, 2017) - After a full day of competition at the inaugural USA Basketball 14U National Tournament on Saturday, July 1, at Jonathan Byrd's Fieldhouse at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, only a handful of preliminary around games remain to be played before teams are seeded for the playoffs on July 2.
  • USA National Basketball Tournament: Day One
    The USA National 14U basketball tournament began Friday morning at Grand Park’s Jonathan Byrd Fieldhouse. Boys and girls teams from all over the country gathered to begin the tournament. Twenty-four boy’s teams and 14 girls team’s are in the tournament.
  • Meet Coach Tony Peters
    Tony Peters is heading into his first year as the Westfield boy’s tennis head coach, but he has no shortage of experience. Peters enters his inaugural season after five years as an assistant under former head coach Mike Raymond.
  • Royals sweep all county track awards

    Hamilton County once again boasted a number of excellent girls track and field teams this past spring.

    County teams occupied four of the top-10 spots in the state finals standings including state runner-up Hamilton Southeastern. Fishers finished in a tie with Zionsville for eighth place, while Noblesville and Carmel tied for tenth.

    With such a strong overall team result, it should come as no surprise that the Royals gobbled up this year’s batch of county awards.

    The Times has named two of HSE’s leading ladies, junior sprinter Camille Christopher and junior hurdler Mia Mackenzie, as our 2017 Hamilton County Track and Field Co-Athletes of the Year.

  • Carmel names new basketball coach
    Carmel high school released a statement this weekend naming former assistant coach Ryan Osborn as the new head boy’s basketball coach. He will be following Scott Heady, who recently announced his retirement.
  • Meet Coach Jake Gilbert
     How does the Rocks coach deal with pre-game pressure? He takes a nap.
  • It’s prime camping season and hordes of Hoosiers are heading to private campgrounds and state parks to enjoy all the healthy benefits of outdoor living: wholesome days of hiking, nights around the campfire, fellowship, outdoor beauty and Mick Jagger howling “I can’t get NO satisfaction”.
  • US Club Soccer, a prominent member of the U.S. Soccer Federation and the leading organization developing soccer clubs across America, estimates a $12.2 million direct economic impact for Westfield from its 2017 league-based and cup-based national championships.
  • f your grandkids take the old 4-wheeler out for a ride on the back 40 without wearing a helmet, you’re now breaking the law.

    Starting July 1, 2017, a major new law affecting outdoor recreation took effect with barely a whisper in the general media. House Enrolled Act 1200 states that everyone under the age of 18 must wear a helmet when operating any off-road-vehicle (ORV). The law is intentionally broad and covers nearly every type of ORV on public or private property.

  • WESTFIELD-- 757 Elite of Virginia (7-1) won the division I boys championship and Florida Future Elite (6-0) won the girls division I championship at the inaugural USA Basketball 14U National Tournament on Monday July 3 at Jonathan Byrd's Fieldhouse at Grand Park
  • Leland Brown Jr. leaves hoops legacy
    Leland Brown Jr. was an outstanding basketball player. He led Noblesville’s team through his senior year in 2010 and continued his academic and athletic career at the University of Indianapolis. His passion for basketball is what inspired his family and longtime girlfriend to start the Leland Brown Jr. Scholarship Fund. The fund raises money to send kids to the Pacers basketball camp held at the Noblesville Boys and Girls club.
  • July Fourth: the sharp staccato of fireworks, good times shared at outdoor parties and the delicious scent of seared meat wafting on the breeze.  In certain years past, some of that burnt flesh belonged to Your Faithful Correspondent.
  • The Indianapolis Colts are partnering with Carmel High School and various youth sports organizations to put on the second annual Mascot versus Peewees football game on June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carmel High School football stadium.
  • IBCA/IHSAA Underclass Showcase

    Ben Davis High School will host workouts on July 11, girls, and July 12, boys

     Staged by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association with support from the Indiana High School Athletic Association, the Underclass Showcase events are designed to give exposure to approximately 200 of the top basketball prospects, 100 boys and 100 girls, from across the state to colleges across the state and nation.

  • It is really an unhappy moment when you realize that they actually have paved paradise and put in a parking lot.

  • Longest game in Professional Baseball: Pawtucket Red Sox finally beat Rochester Red Wings 3-2 in 33 innings (game began 18th April)
  • Lou Gehrig hits three homeruns in a single game. 
  • June 21, 1969: John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m) 

  • Seven professional wrestling matches will be held at Freedom Church this Saturday starting at 6 p.m. Ringside seats, which include the first three rows, are $20 while general admission is $15.

  • OUT IN THE OPEN: Deer rifle redux, winter morels and more

    Our friends at the state legislature may finally be getting it right.

  • WESTFIELD – Westfield’s Viper Aquatics swim club has announced it will partner with Indiana Swimming and USA Swimming to co-host the Arena Pro Swim Series meet at the IUPUI natatorium in Indianapolis from March 2-4, 2017.

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