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Hot Dogs first on the field with Carroll scrimmage

SHELLEY: Senior Kyree Shelley did not get the chance to unleash her powerful swing, as the Cougars walked her three times.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com In a sure sign that spring is around the corner, the Frankfort High School softball team played their annual, preseason scrimmage with the Carroll Cougars on Thursday at Frankfort. Heading into his first season as head co

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Gophers honored at Winter Awards

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Clinton Prairie girls’ basketball players receiving awards at Thursday evening’s Winter Sports Awards Program are, from left, Kylie Burris, Uncommon Woman; Tatum Neal, Offensive MVP; Katie Blacker, Impact Award; Jaycie Pletch, Defensive MVP; Anna Albaugh, Uncommon Woman; and Hannah Wilson, JV MVP.

'Shorty' Gardner in his 30th season of flat track racing

THE ‘70S: Shorty Gardner leans into a turn on an indoor, concrete track somewhere in Ohio in 1974.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Fifty-two years after Gerald “Shorty” Gardner first raced motorcycles competitively, the 66-year-old Frankfort resident is preparing to race in his 30th season this April, and he enjoys it as much as he did when he

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King signs to play football and basketball at Aurora

DUAL-SPORT SIGNING: Frankfort senior Malik King poses with front, from left, mother Jennifer King, father Damien King; and back, grandfather Bernard Smith; sister Kya King and grandmother BrendaSmith moments after Malik King signed to play both football and basketball for the Aurora University Spartans. Aurora University is a private, nonprofit, liberal arts college located in Aurora, Illinois. Submitted photo

Hornets gear up for season with high expectations

BAUMGARDT: Rossville junior Emma Baumgardt will be counted on both in the pitcher’s circle and the batter’s box this season as the Hornets chase a conference championship.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com The Rossville softball team has been the rise since 2014 when they won eight games after earning just one victory the year before. Since then, the Hornets have gone 12-10 and then 15-7 last season. This year’s senior cla

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CCJH swimming and diving edges Delphi

The Clinton Central Junior High swimming and diving teams slipped by the Oracles, 95-90, Monday evening at Delphi. Paige Wright set another 7th grade school record, breaking her own mark with a time of 4:41.91 in the 400-yard freestyle, and Macie McQuinn broke the

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Today’s Schedule Softball Carroll at Frankfort (scrimmage), 5 p.m. Awards Clinton Prairie Winter Awards Program, 7 p.m. Frankfort Boys Basketball to hold Youth Skills Camp The Frankfort Boys Basketball Team will teach young players in grades 1-5 fundamental b

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Hot Dogs pumped for season after first practice

LOPEZ:Frankfort seniorJesus Lopez makes a catch before wheeling for a quick throw.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com On the first day of baseball practices for IHSAA programs, the Frankfort Hot Dogs were glad to be in the school’s auxiliary gymnasium and back to receiving instruction from head coach Andy Dudley and his staff after a lo

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Bulldogs break conference records on way to championship

The Clinton Central Junior High swimming and diving teams won the Hoosier Heartland Conference and set five new meet records in the process Saturday at Carroll Junior/Senior High School in Flora. The Bulldogs’ 200-yard medley relay team of Ashton Albaugh, Wre

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Thursday’s Schedule Softball Carroll at Frankfort (scrimmage), 5 p.m. Frankfort Boys Basketball to hold Youth Skills Camp The Frankfort Boys Basketball Team will teach young players in grades 1-5 fundamental basketball skills in two separate camps in April. A

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Hornets return balanced track and field teams

ALLING: Eric Alling will be among a veteran group of distance runners competing for the Rossville boys’ track and field team.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com With many athletes returning from last year, Rossville head track and field coach Darrin Haupert believes that his teams are set to score points in a variety of events this season. “The first week of practice was good,&#

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Local athletes compete in the Maverick Qualifier

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Frankfort senior Colton Crum took first place in the pole vault and members of the Clinton Prairie Track and Field teams got some work in at a Hoosier State Relays qualifier hosted by McCutcheon High School, on Saturday inside

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Rossville underclassmen compete in North-South Showcase

HORNETS: Rossville basketball players, from left, Madison Miller, Sammie Malson and Kennedy Houser pose for photos after participating in the Indiana Elite North-South Showcase on March 3 at Lebanon High School. Miller and Houser played in the Class 1A Freshmen game while Malson earned a MVP award for the North team in the Class 1A Sophomore game. Submitted photo

Rossville underclassmen play in North-South Showcase

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