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Friday night lights and football

Wayne County teams will be playing scrimmage games this weekend, and will kick off regular season play on Friday, Aug. 18. 1A Cambridge City Lincoln and 4A Richmond are both coming off winless seasons. It is probable that both programs will continue to struggle as they work to rebuild. 3A Centerville, 1A Hagerstown, and 2A […]

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Volleyball teams kick off seasons next week

Wayne County has been a hotbed for strong, competitive high school volleyball teams for a long time. Last season 1A Cambridge City Lincoln and 2A Northeastern each captured sectional championships. Schools winning 20 or more matches included Lincoln (25), Northeastern (21), and Seton Catholic (20). Hagerstown recorded its first losing game in 10 years with […]

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Hagerstown 8-9-10 wins district title

Hagerstown earned a berth in the Little League Indiana state tournament Monday, July 10 by defeating New Castle Green by the score of 13-8 in the title game.   Cousins Owen and Jace Hale shared the pitching duties. They pitched well and they had plenty of offensive support. Corbin Bulmer, Jase Cowan and Palmer Ward […]

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Player with Hagerstown roots drafted No. 4

When the Texas Rangers selected University of Florida outfielder Wyatt Langford with the fourth pick in the 2023 Major League Baseball draft Sunday evening, knowledgeable baseball fans around the country were not surprised. Langford, while a high school player at Trenton High School in Florida (a school with an enrollment of approximately 600 students) helped […]

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Official trades whistle for mic

One of the easiest things anyone can do is criticize others. That is especially true in the sports world. It seems that when fans purchase a ticket to a sporting event, they assume that the purchase price includes the right to criticize the officials. Most area sports fans are familiar with the name Jerry Middleton. […]

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Special Olympics athletes compete at state

Twenty-one Wayne County Special Olympics athletes recently competed in the 53rd Indiana Special Olympics summer games June 9-11 at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Athletes competing included Joe Batchik, Lori Brock, Trea Cook, Joey Evans, David Flores, Curtis Frame, Shytanna Garrett, Jared Haley, Jonathon Jennings, Kayleigh Jennings, Austin Lochotzki, Jacob Miller, Tim Ponder, Devin […]