“Parked it for Grandpa’s Memorial,” were the words Tyler Collins used to sum up his win in the Ted Collins Memorial Crate Late Model race at Twin Cities Track this past Saturday. Collins went into the race knowing that he would give it everything he had to win this special race. Collins was …

After two weeks off because of rainy weather, Tuesday men’s league golfers returned to the well-watered and downright, at least in parts, lush St. Annes Golf Course.

While most kids are dreading the end of the summer, many sports fans in Jennings County are looking forward to next month when high school athletics return. Sports will begin on the third day of Aug.ust, with the girl’s golf team, coached by interim head coach Paige Meeker, traveling to Madi…

This past weekend, ten members of the Jennings County Swim Club traveled to Seymour to complete in the Seymour Splash. This was the 30th anniversary of the event held at the Shields Park. The team was coached by Amanda Waldo, Bill Dillon, and Morgan Webster.

MADISON, IN — Carter Leak hasn’t missed a Madison Regatta Firecracker 10K Race since 2016, and he’s always been among the top finishers, but this year’s race was different. As usual, he was one of the top finishers, but this year he won, finishing ahead a five-time winner Kristopher Sandlin …

Lightning shortened play this week in the Tuesday men’s league at St. Annes Golf Course, but not before the teams finished at least seven holes — just enough to make the results official.

This past Saturday, the Jennings County High School athletic department held the Tripton Park Festival at North Vernon’s newest park. While there were many competitions throughout the day, many participants participated in the 5k run/walk and the singles and doubles disc golf tournament. The…

Being a college athlete is something that very few high school student-athletes accomplish. In fact, the NCAA notes that just six percent of these high school athletes move on to the collegiate level. Now imagine being part of that six percent, and then breaking records once you get there. T…

Golfers enjoyed beautiful weather and conditions, including conditioned bunkers, during this week’s play in the Men’s Tuesday League at St. Annes Golf Course.

It was a soggy Saturday on the June 19, but that didn’t stop the devoted mudders from taking on the annual Tame the Terrain obstacle race at Muscatatuck County Park. More than 350 contestants crossed the finish line on Saturday. New obstacles to the course this year were Cast The Net and Sli…

“Purrfect,” said the cat. Make that Wildcat as in Joe “I Miss White Lightning” Campbell, a big UK fan, and his teammates who amassed 27points to tie for the best in this week’s St. Annes Golf Course Tuesday Men’s League play. Ben “Living in a Realtor’s Paradise” Hauersperger’s trio was equal…

On June 13, 1860-something, the Vernon Blue & Gold Stockings played host to the Brewersville Brewmen of northern Jennings County. It was a rather steamy Sunday at the Vernon School Grounds, but many came to watch the contest. Many patrons enjoyed hot dogs, popcorn, and other refreshments…

On Monday, June 7, the Jennings County High School boy’s golf team traveled south on Highway 7 to Madison’s Sunrise Golf Course to compete in IHSAA Sectional 28. The Panthers were up against nine other schools, including Austin, Henryville, Scottsburg, Southwestern, Switzerland County, Shawe…

Jennings County was well represented this weekend at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. One member of the Jennings County High School boy’s track and field team as well as members of the JCHS Unified Track and Field team were in attendance for the IHSAA State Championships.

Golfers dodged the rain drops, and numerous errant golf shots by a wide variety of duffers during this week’s Tuesday Men’s League action at St. Annes Golf Course.

A total of 627 Jennings County students flocked to Jennings County High School, Jennings County Middle School, and North Vernon Elementary on Friday for the first annual Fuel Up to Play 60 Youth Jamboree. Hosted by the JCHS Athletic Department, students had the opportunity to indulge and lea…

Freshly recovered from another Indy 500 hangover, the Jeff “Honda Rules, Chevrolet Drools” O’Connor team burned the rubber on the St. Annes Golf Course in this week’s Tuesday Men’s Golf League action, racing to an evening’s best 28 points.

The Jennings County High School baseball team ended its season in the first game of the Floyd Central hosted sectional on Thursday, losing to New Albany by a score of 8-2. The Panthers held the Bulldogs close, having the game tied 2-2 with only two innings left in the game. JC gave up a run …

On Thursday, members of the Jennings County High School boy’s track and field team competed at Bloomington High School North in IHSAA Regional 7. There were nine members of the team that competed at the regional event, with the highlight of the night coming when senior Zane Ortlieb placed se…

Helio Castroneves, a part-time driver in his first IndyCar race away from Team Penske, pulled off a historic victory in the 105th Indianapolis 500, becoming only the fourth driver to have won the race four times.

Jennings County High School can now boast that they are 2021 Regional Champions! This past Saturday, the JCHS Co-Ed Unified Track and Field team competed at the Regional event held at Bloomington High School North, and placed first overall with a cumulative score of 143, beating out Blooming…

This past Saturday, the Jennings County Middle School track and field teams competed at Terre Haute South High School in the Indiana Middle School State competition. JCMS sent a whopping 13 members, both boys and girls, that were eligible for the event.

Last Thursday, the Jennings County High School boy’s track and field team hosted and competed in IHSAA Sectional 27, and ended up being only three points short of victory, falling short to rival Seymour by a score of 122-119. In order to advance to IHSAA Regional competition, a participant o…

The Jennings County High School baseball team rounded out their regular season this past weekend, going 1-2 against Scottsburg and Shelbyville. On May 26, before this edition of the Plain Dealer and Sun comes out, Jennings County will travel to Floyd Central to place New Albany in the first …

Jennings County Unified Track Team captured the IHSAA Sectional Championship at Floyd Central on Saturday. A triumphant effort from everyone on the team as well as those who did not participate! There were several athletes that gave a gallant effort for the team although injuries and sicknes…

On Monday, Jennings County High School’s softball team had their season come to an end in a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Floyd Central in the first game of IHSAA Sectional 15 hosted by JCHS.

On Tuesday evening, the Jennings County High School girls track and field team competed at Bloomington High School North in IHSAA Regional 7. The Lady Panthers had six girls competing in a total of four events, and ended with two overall points at the regional event.

It was announced on Tuesday that Jennings County High School had been selected as the winner of the Aspen Institute’s $20,000 large rural school award, presented by The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation. Per Jon Solomon, Editorial Director at the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, …

The Jennings County High School baseball team gave it their all, but ended up having a rough weekend against Hoosier Hills Conference members Columbus East and New Albany.

The Jennings County High School softball team traveled to Shelbyville on Saturday to compete in the Golden Bear Invitational, and went 1-1 in the tourney.

Last Thursday, the Jennings County High School boy’s track and field team traveled to Bedford North Lawrence to compete in the 2021 Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament. The team placed fourth overall with a combined score of 61.

Just like PGA Championship golfers will do at The Ocean Course later this week, the Tuesday Night Men’s League duffers had their ups and downs at St. Annes Golf Course during the third week of competition.

As the school year comes to a close, the JCHS Athletic Department has teamed up with NFL Fuel Up to Play 60 and will host a sports jamboree for all Jennings County children in grades K-8. The event will be Friday, May 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students can get a registration form from their …

The Jennings County High School girl’s tennis team is nearing the end of their season, with sectionals right around the corner, and this past Saturday, the Lady Panthers defeated Brownstown Central 5-0. In #1 Singles, Regan Brown defeated Ava McKinney 6-2, 6-2. Carmen Kopitzke got the #2 Sin…

The Jennings County High School baseball team took on the Hauser Jets on Saturday, and won by a score of 5-1. Jacob Vogel, Cole Sigler, and Austin Martin combined for the one run pitching outing, with the group having nine strikeouts on two hits.

Cold north winds and long grass proved tough for most golfers during this week’s St. Annes Tuesday Men’s Golf League play. That is, except for the trio captained by Doug “Cranking the Pool Heater” Schroeder. Schroeder and sons Jon and Zach compiled a night’s best 27 points.

The Jennings County High School softball team hosted the Indian Creek Braves on Monday, and sent them home with a 15-0 shutout loss at the hands of the Lady Panthers. The game was such a blowout that the game was called in the fifth inning.

The Jennings County High School girl’s tennis team hosted Lawrenceburg on Saturday morning, and fell 5-0 to the Tigers. In the #1 singles position, Elle McMullen defeated Regan Brown 6-2,6-3. Gracie Safaviyan defeated Jennings County’s Tatum Brown in the #2 singles spot 6-2,6-1. In #3 single…

This past Saturday, the renewed Jennings County High School Softball and Baseball fields were officially dedicated. In late April 2018, the Jennings County School Corporation Board of School Trustees voted unanimously to hire engineering firm Woolpert to create an Athletic Complex master pla…

With the regular season nearly three quarters of the way done, the Jennings County High School boy’s golf team is still working on hitting their full stride. This past Saturday, the boys competed in the Batesville Invite, where they were one of 12 other teams gunning for first place. However…