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  • The Carmel girls soccer team put on a dominant performance Wednesday night against Hamilton County rival Hamilton Southeastern.

    The Greyhounds scored nine goals to take the W. Katie Sodertrom led Carmel scoring twice. Other scorers for Carmel, with one goal each: Susie Soderstrom, Naomi Mann, Jessica Dilger, Kelsie James, Emma Antoine, Emily Speidel, and Elyse Reed.

  • Carmel and West Lafayette went head to head Wednesday night in boys tennis. Carmel came away with the win.

    Carmel junior Timmy Dixon beat his HSE opponent 6-1, 6-2. The junior doubles team of Will Brune and Garrett Lloyd also won their match 6-1, 6-1. The winning continued for the Greyhounds as both Uday Comada and Hayden White won their number 2 and 3 singles matches 6-1, 6-1 and 6-3, 6-1 respectively.

  • Boys soccer

    The #8 Royals opened up the season at Pendleton Heights on Tuesday night with an impressive 8-1 victory. Cale Barnes opened up the scoring 8 minutes in with a goal from 45 yards out. Darian Ghaffari and Matt Kuster both scored twice on the night. Sean Williams, Kevin Leffers, and Roth Susemichel rounded out the scoring for the night. HSE will next play on Saturday, as they host #4 Carmel.

  • The US Soccer National Cup XVI Finals came to a close from Grand Park on Monday. A total of 21 teams, 10 male and 11 female, took home a national title. Teams from age groups ranging from 13U up to 18/19U competed in two groups: the premier group and the super group. Champions from each group and each age range were crowned national champions.
  • 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).

  • Your Humble Servant constantly gets emails asking, “How do you become an outdoor writer?” The correct answer is “Have compromising pictures of the newspaper’s editor,” but as most would-be outdoor journalists aren’t practiced in the art of blackmail or photo manipulation, I am usually forced to give some harebrained, totally off-the-wall suggestion such as “learn to write.”
  • The beginning of Moby Dick starts with “Call me Ishmael.” It is a story is about a man obsessed with chasing a whale.

    My story starts with: “Call me Nerd.” It’s a newspaper column about man obsessed with chasing a miniscule fish.

    I chase Darters.

  • Indiana Basketball HOF holds annual golf outing

    The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame held its annual Golf Classic Monday at Pebble Brook Golf Course in Noblesville. The annual outing is one of the Hall’s biggest fundraisers of the year.

    The golf classic has been a significant fundraiser for the Hall, raising over $569,000 in 26 years to support operation of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum in New Castle.

  • 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) 

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