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Jul 13, 2014 |
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Former Ball State quarterback awaiting fame  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Keith Wenning enjoyed talking with former classmates and professors as he signed autographs Friday night during a tent sale at Stoops Automotive. One of his Ohio hometown friends, Jean Siefring brought her family to see Wenning, a rookie hoping to make the cut at the Baltimore Ravens this season. Wenning was quarterback for Ball...
Jun 20, 2014 |
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New team facility keeps BSU competitive in recruiting By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  Ron and Joan Venderly attend every Ball State University.football game, give thousands towards athletics and academics and will be the namesake of the new Football Team Complex.  The university gathered its big money donors Thursday to break ground on the new complex that will provide team meeting...
Jun 04, 2014 |
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Lafferty among founders of Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA - Amid pouring rain, Father Dennis Goth offered plenty of words to describe Francis Lafferty and the impact he had on youth during his last mass on Wednesday. Tenacious, driven and giving were among the qualities of the Muncie Central Bearcat who taught and coached in Muncie and Saint Lawrence Church...
Jun 03, 2014 |
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Phil Steele Publications Honored 11 Cardinals on its Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Ball State has 11 student-athletes represented on the Phil Steele Publications Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team, which is the third most of the 13 MAC schools. Jahwan Edwards and Jordan Williams were selected to the first team, while Ben Ingle and...
May 26, 2014 |
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Starting from behind, Hunter-Reay wins amazing Indianapolis 500 race By Rick Yencer INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  An incredible Indianapolis 500 race with an improbable winner produced an remarkably close finish with Ryan Hunter-Reay milking the milk.  "This is the dream I have been chasing as a little kid," said Hunter-Reay to a room full of local and international media. "I can't even...
May 24, 2014 |
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Ganassi Racing last lap, top pit crew before Sunday's race. By Rick Yencer INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (SPORTS) - As one veteran fan of the Indianapolis 500 said Friday, you never know what to expect on Carb Day. And that held true as Tony Kanaan of Chip Ganassi Racing turned the fastest time of 227 miles an hour in the final practice as team mate Scott Dixon finished with the top pit crew in that...
May 18, 2014 |
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Small local owner driver tops big Penske, Andretti teams By Rick Yencer INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  Ed Carpenter admitted it was a bit harder to win the pole at the Indianapolis 500 this year over last. With new rules requiring multiple qualification runs, Carpenter, a native Hoosier, retained the pole on the second day of qualifications with the top speed of 231.067. Less than a second...
May 09, 2014 |
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Hague tees off in second round Friday at 12:45 p.m. CT (1:45 ET) FREE PRESS REPORT STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA (SPORTS) - Ball State women's golfer Jenna Hague opened the NCAA Central Regional on Thursday with a 5-over par round of 77. Hague, selected to compete as an individual, is part of a group tied for 55th in the field of 126 golfers at Oklahoma State’s Karsten Creek Golf Club. Rainy conditions...
May 05, 2014 |
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140th Kentucky Derby Makes For $35,000 Mega Payday FREE PRESS REPORT ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - For the second consecutive year, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino provided guests a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to place a $10,000 Kentucky Derby win bet on the horse of their choice in this year’s edition of the Kentucky Derby and for the second consecutive year, a winning bet was made. The...
May 02, 2014 |
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Derby Fashion, Dining and Entertainment on display at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino FREE PRESS REPORT ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) -   A once-in-a-lifetime $10,000 Kentucky Derby mega-bet will culminate two of the biggest days in the sport of horse racing on Saturday, May 3 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Hoosier Park will welcome guests with extended hours, advanced wagering, and dining...
Apr 18, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT BRAZIL (SPORTS) - The last of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tickets went on sale this week, with another 199,519 being made available April 15th. Tickets for 54 matches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For this last batch being sold, there will be no tickets for ten out of the 64 matches: opening (Brazil vs. Croatia), final and matches 2 (Mexico vs. Cameroon), 8...

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