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  • 'Kentucky Kid' Nicky Hayden passes away after bike crash

    'Kentucky Kid' Nicky Hayden passes away after bike crash

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-05-23 00:38:29 GMT
    From Nicky Hayden's FacebookFrom Nicky Hayden's Facebook

    The "Kentucky Kid" Nicky Hayden, 35, has died.  Hayden was in a crash while on his bicycle last week in Italy.   

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    The "Kentucky Kid" Nicky Hayden, 35, has died.  Hayden was in a crash while on his bicycle last week in Italy.   

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  • Otters' bats ahead of the arms

    Otters' bats ahead of the arms

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:34:57 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters have recovered from a ragged start to get back above the .500 mark.

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    The Evansville Otters have recovered from a ragged start to get back above the .500 mark.

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  • USI softball bound for Salem, Virginia

    USI softball bound for Salem, Virginia

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:32:33 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    After a few days to celebrate, the USI softball team has put their regional title in the trophy case and hit the road Tuesday bound for Salem, Virginia in search of the game's ultimate prize: a World Series title.

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    After a few days to celebrate, the USI softball team has put their regional title in the trophy case and hit the road Tuesday bound for Salem, Virginia in search of the game's ultimate prize: a World Series title.

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  • Strain leads Aces in All-Conference selection

    Strain leads Aces in All-Conference selection

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:16:23 GMT
    With the start of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament only a day away, the league has selected three University of Evansville baseball players to its all-conference teams. Senior pitcher Connor Strain led the way, earning a spot on the league’s first team while junior catcher Travis Tokarek and senior second baseman Trey Hair picked up second team nods. Strain, who returned for a fifth year after falling victim to an injury just before the start of conference play ...More >>
    With the start of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament only a day away, the league has selected three University of Evansville baseball players to its all-conference teams. Senior pitcher Connor Strain led the way, earning a spot on the league’s first team while junior catcher Travis Tokarek and senior second baseman Trey Hair picked up second team nods. Strain, who returned for a fifth year after falling victim to an injury just before the start of conference play ...More >>
  • Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week nominees

    Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week nominees

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:34:54 GMT
    (Raycom Image)(Raycom Image)

    With playoffs upon us on the Tri-State high school diamonds, we have four clutch nominees for the regular season finale of the Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week.

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    With playoffs upon us on the Tri-State high school diamonds, we have four clutch nominees for the regular season finale of the Azzip Pizza Strike Zone Player of the Week.

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  • Otters fall to Grizzlies in series finale

    Otters fall to Grizzlies in series finale

    Sunday, May 21 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-05-22 03:40:04 GMT
    (Source:Evansville Otters)(Source:Evansville Otters)

    The Evansville Otters fell to the Gateway Grizzlies in Sunday’s series finale 3-2 in front of 1,640 at Bosse Field. 

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    The Evansville Otters fell to the Gateway Grizzlies in Sunday’s series finale 3-2 in front of 1,640 at Bosse Field. 

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  • Allen's HR gives Otters walk-off victory

    Allen's HR gives Otters walk-off victory

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:58:59 GMT

    The Evansville Otters top the Gateway Grizzlies Saturday night 9-7 the final.

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    The Evansville Otters top the Gateway Grizzlies Saturday night 9-7 the final.

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  • Panthers Overpower Pumas, 4-1, in NCAA Regional Elimination Game

    Panthers Overpower Pumas, 4-1, in NCAA Regional Elimination Game

    Saturday, May 20 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-05-21 02:11:37 GMT

    The No. 8 seed Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team held off elimination for the second straight game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 seed St. Joseph's College 4-1 during day three of the NCAA Midwest Regional. 

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    The No. 8 seed Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team held off elimination for the second straight game on Saturday, defeating the No. 7 seed St. Joseph's College 4-1 during day three of the NCAA Midwest Regional. 

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  • Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:57:41 GMT
    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:23:36 GMT

    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

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    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

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  • USI Softball team special from day 1

    USI Softball team special from day 1

    Saturday, May 20 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-20 22:21:57 GMT

    The USI Softball team sealed the deal on the programs first ever NCAA Mid-West Region Title sweeping Wayne state this week giving them a record of 46-12.

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    The USI Softball team sealed the deal on the programs first ever NCAA Mid-West Region Title sweeping Wayne state this week giving them a record of 46-12.

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  • Aces fall in weather-shortened regular season finale

    Aces fall in weather-shortened regular season finale

    Saturday, May 20 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-20 21:19:01 GMT

    A seven-run third inning proved the difference on Saturday afternoon as the University of Evansville baseball team dropped an 11-4 decision to visiting Dallas Baptist in the regular season finale at Charles H. Braun Stadium.  

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    A seven-run third inning proved the difference on Saturday afternoon as the University of Evansville baseball team dropped an 11-4 decision to visiting Dallas Baptist in the regular season finale at Charles H. Braun Stadium.  

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  • Softball player who sustained face injury makes comeback

    Softball player who sustained face injury makes comeback

    Saturday, May 20 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-05-20 17:16:01 GMT
    Before the game, she said she was ready to come back (WFIE)Before the game, she said she was ready to come back (WFIE)

    Union County High School pitcher Evyn Hendrickson made her first appearance in the circle after an injury a month ago that nearly cost her everything. 

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    Union County High School pitcher Evyn Hendrickson made her first appearance in the circle after an injury a month ago that nearly cost her everything. 

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  • Local athlete to compete in The Pit Barbell Club's 100 Ton Challenge

    Local athlete to compete in The Pit Barbell Club's 100 Ton Challenge

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-05-20 13:13:32 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The Pit Barbell club has been around for the 48 years and next week it's hosting the 100 Ton Challenge.

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    The Pit Barbell club has been around for the 48 years and next week it's hosting the 100 Ton Challenge.

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  • Daviess Co. semi-pro football team gears up for first game

    Daviess Co. semi-pro football team gears up for first game

    Friday, May 19 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-05-20 00:36:08 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    You may not know this, but Daviess County has a semi-pro football team, and the team is gearing up for their first game on Saturday. 

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    You may not know this, but Daviess County has a semi-pro football team, and the team is gearing up for their first game on Saturday. 

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  • Lady Eagles advance to NCAA DII World Series

    Lady Eagles advance to NCAA DII World Series

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:52:37 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    Thanks to an errant throw to first, USI stood just a win away from the NCAA Division II World Series.

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    Thanks to an errant throw to first, USI stood just a win away from the NCAA Division II World Series.

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  • Arc Lanes hosts annual 'Bowl for the Cure' event

    Arc Lanes hosts annual 'Bowl for the Cure' event

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:19:45 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    It was the annual Bowl for the Cure event at Arc Lanes on Friday.

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    It was the annual Bowl for the Cure event at Arc Lanes on Friday.

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  • Eagles baseball eliminated from NCAA II Midwest Regional

    Eagles baseball eliminated from NCAA II Midwest Regional

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:27:00 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The 19th-ranked University of Southern Indiana baseball team lost a NCAA II Midwest Regional elimination game to Wayne State University, 4-2, to conclude the 2017 campaign Friday afternoon in Midland, Michigan.

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    The 19th-ranked University of Southern Indiana baseball team lost a NCAA II Midwest Regional elimination game to Wayne State University, 4-2, to conclude the 2017 campaign Friday afternoon in Midland, Michigan.

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  • USI 2nd in Commissioner’s Cup; 4th GLVC All-Sports standings

    USI 2nd in Commissioner’s Cup; 4th GLVC All-Sports standings

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:59:44 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    University of Southern Indiana Athletics finished second in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Commissioner's Cup standings and fourth in the race for the GLVC All-Sports trophy as announced by the league office earlier this week.

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    University of Southern Indiana Athletics finished second in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Commissioner's Cup standings and fourth in the race for the GLVC All-Sports trophy as announced by the league office earlier this week.

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  • KWC stays alive, batters Bellarmine

    KWC stays alive, batters Bellarmine

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:55 PM EDT2017-05-19 17:55:04 GMT
    Behind a strong performance from Mitchell Jones, the Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team fight off elimination on Friday, defeating the No. 5 seed Bellarmine, 10-2.  The Panthers will play in another elimination game on Saturday, with first pitch set for 2 pm CT.  Kentucky Wesleyan will face the loser of the No. 7 seed Saint Joseph’s vs. No. 3 seed Quincy who play on Friday night at 7:30 pm CT. Three singles from Cody Bridges, Josh Galvan and Adam Brown loaded t...More >>
    Behind a strong performance from Mitchell Jones, the Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team fight off elimination on Friday, defeating the No. 5 seed Bellarmine, 10-2.  The Panthers will play in another elimination game on Saturday, with first pitch set for 2 pm CT.  Kentucky Wesleyan will face the loser of the No. 7 seed Saint Joseph’s vs. No. 3 seed Quincy who play on Friday night at 7:30 pm CT. Three singles from Cody Bridges, Josh Galvan and Adam Brown loaded t...More >>
  • Diamond Aces blast Dallas Baptist

    Diamond Aces blast Dallas Baptist

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-19 03:46:40 GMT
    Travis Tokarek’s first inning home run ignited what head coach Wes Carroll referred to as his team’s most complete performance in years as the University of Evansville baseball team knocked off Dallas Baptist in 9-0 fashion at Charles H. Braun Stadium on Thursday night. “I thought we were dialed in each and every inning,” Carroll said. “I think our approach to the plate was spectacular and the best I’ve seen all year. Good at-bats are contagious,...More >>
    Travis Tokarek’s first inning home run ignited what head coach Wes Carroll referred to as his team’s most complete performance in years as the University of Evansville baseball team knocked off Dallas Baptist in 9-0 fashion at Charles H. Braun Stadium on Thursday night. “I thought we were dialed in each and every inning,” Carroll said. “I think our approach to the plate was spectacular and the best I’ve seen all year. Good at-bats are contagious,...More >>
  • Otters get series win over River City

    Otters get series win over River City

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-05-19 03:44:41 GMT
    The Evansville Otters posted 10 hits in a 7-4 win over the River City Rascals to take the series. Evansville (3-3) saw standout performances from Lance Montano and Dane Phillips, who posted seven of the Otters hits. River City (3-3) had bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning with Josh Ludy at the plate, but a strikeout from closer Randy McCury ended the threat to give the Otters the victory. It was the second straight night that McCurry worked out of a bases loaded ni...More >>
    The Evansville Otters posted 10 hits in a 7-4 win over the River City Rascals to take the series. Evansville (3-3) saw standout performances from Lance Montano and Dane Phillips, who posted seven of the Otters hits. River City (3-3) had bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning with Josh Ludy at the plate, but a strikeout from closer Randy McCury ended the threat to give the Otters the victory. It was the second straight night that McCurry worked out of a bases loaded ni...More >>
  • Triumvirate of Tigers sign NLIs

    Triumvirate of Tigers sign NLIs

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:14:57 GMT

    A trio of Memorial Tigers gridsters signed on the dotted line to play college football at the next level. 

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    A trio of Memorial Tigers gridsters signed on the dotted line to play college football at the next level. 

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  • Panthers drops into Midwest Regional loser's bracket

    Panthers drops into Midwest Regional loser's bracket

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:46:03 GMT

    A lull in the Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team’s offense proved costly on Thursday, suffering a 10-2 loss to the host and No. 1 seed Northwood University in the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional.  The Panthers will face the No. 5 seed Bellarmine in an elimination game set for 9 am CT on Friday. The Timberwolves pounced early, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning.  Kentucky Wesleyan responded with one run in the top of the second.  A...

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    A lull in the Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team’s offense proved costly on Thursday, suffering a 10-2 loss to the host and No. 1 seed Northwood University in the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional.  The Panthers will face the No. 5 seed Bellarmine in an elimination game set for 9 am CT on Friday. The Timberwolves pounced early, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning.  Kentucky Wesleyan responded with one run in the top of the second.  A...

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  • Screaming Eagles stumble late in regional opener

    Screaming Eagles stumble late in regional opener

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:43:02 GMT
    The 19th-ranked University of Southern Indiana baseball team lost a heartbreaker in the ninth inning versus Saint Joseph's College, 5-4, during the first day of the 2017 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Thursday evening in Midland, Michigan. USI, the second seed in the regional, watched its record go to 32-20 overall, while Saint Joseph's, the seven-seed, goes to 35-20.     The Screaming Eagles continue NCAA II Midwest Regional action Friday at 12:30 p.m. (CDT) when they pl...More >>
    The 19th-ranked University of Southern Indiana baseball team lost a heartbreaker in the ninth inning versus Saint Joseph's College, 5-4, during the first day of the 2017 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Thursday evening in Midland, Michigan. USI, the second seed in the regional, watched its record go to 32-20 overall, while Saint Joseph's, the seven-seed, goes to 35-20.     The Screaming Eagles continue NCAA II Midwest Regional action Friday at 12:30 p.m. (CDT) when they pl...More >>
  • Screagles take Game One in a walk-off

    Screagles take Game One in a walk-off

    Thursday, May 18 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-05-18 22:45:44 GMT
    University of Southern Indiana Softball got a fielder’s choice, walk-off RBI from sophomore designated player Claire Johnson (Pittsboro, Indiana) in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 3-2, come-from-behind win over visiting Wayne State University in the opening game of the NCAA Division II Midwest Super Regional Thursday afternoon at the USI Softball Field. Johnson beat out a potential inning-ending double play as her ground ball was scooped up by Wayne State sophomor...More >>
    University of Southern Indiana Softball got a fielder’s choice, walk-off RBI from sophomore designated player Claire Johnson (Pittsboro, Indiana) in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 3-2, come-from-behind win over visiting Wayne State University in the opening game of the NCAA Division II Midwest Super Regional Thursday afternoon at the USI Softball Field. Johnson beat out a potential inning-ending double play as her ground ball was scooped up by Wayne State sophomor...More >>
  • Strike Zone Player of the Week: Central's Evan Kahre

    Strike Zone Player of the Week: Central's Evan Kahre

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:14:57 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    It was another week breezy ballot casting, as thousands of votes poured in for the Strike Zone Player of the Week. 

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    It was another week breezy ballot casting, as thousands of votes poured in for the Strike Zone Player of the Week. 

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  • NCAA Super Regional Game 1: Wayne St. vs USI

    NCAA Super Regional Game 1: Wayne St. vs USI

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:58:17 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    A "lights out" performance in last week's regional earned the USI softball team their first-ever title.

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    A "lights out" performance in last week's regional earned the USI softball team their first-ever title.

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  • Aces baseball building on youth and local recruiting

    Aces baseball building on youth and local recruiting

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:39:46 GMT

    The University of Evansville baseball team has just three seniors on the squad this year requiring their young blood to really step up to the plate.

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    The University of Evansville baseball team has just three seniors on the squad this year requiring their young blood to really step up to the plate.

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  • Jasper vs So. Spencer Baseball

    Jasper vs So. Spencer Baseball

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-05-18 01:54:25 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Craig Shepherd's former team, Jasper, was in action tonight, as they took on South Spencer. 

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    Craig Shepherd's former team, Jasper, was in action tonight, as they took on South Spencer. 

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  • Colts ink Mack

    Colts ink Mack

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-05-18 00:49:09 GMT
    The Indianapolis Colts have signed fourth-round draft pick Marlon Mack.      The Colts announced the move Wednesday.      The former South Florida running back finished his career as the school's career rushing leader. He ran for 3,609 yards and 32 touchdowns in his college career and earned first-team all-American Athletic Conference honors each of his last three seasons.      He ran for 1,187 yards and 15 touchdowns while gaining 6.8 yard...More >>
    The Indianapolis Colts have signed fourth-round draft pick Marlon Mack.      The Colts announced the move Wednesday.      The former South Florida running back finished his career as the school's career rushing leader. He ran for 3,609 yards and 32 touchdowns in his college career and earned first-team all-American Athletic Conference honors each of his last three seasons.      He ran for 1,187 yards and 15 touchdowns while gaining 6.8 yard...More >>
  • Screagles prepare for Wayne State

    Screagles prepare for Wayne State

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:21:33 GMT
    (USI)(USI)

    Another day, another honor for the USI softball team's freshman phenom Jennifer Leonhardt. 

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    Another day, another honor for the USI softball team's freshman phenom Jennifer Leonhardt. 

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  • Superbike champ from Owensboro seriously hurt in Italy

    Superbike champ from Owensboro seriously hurt in Italy

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-05-17 17:44:27 GMT
    From Nicky Hayden's FacebookFrom Nicky Hayden's Facebook

    Owensboro native, Nicky Hayden, has been seriously hurt in a bicycle accident, according to Italian media. 

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    Owensboro native, Nicky Hayden, has been seriously hurt in a bicycle accident, according to Italian media. 

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  • Madisonville softball team focused on finishing season strong, capturing first state title

    Madisonville softball team focused on finishing season strong, capturing first state title

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-05-17 02:10:35 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The Madisonville softball team isn't a team built for the long haul because they tend to end games early in run-rule fashion.

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    The Madisonville softball team isn't a team built for the long haul because they tend to end games early in run-rule fashion.

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