INDIANAPOLIS — The speeds have been insane — 234 mph for Scott Dixon in a record-breaking run for the pole — and Jimmie Johnson and Romain Grosjean are both part of the fastest field in the history of the Indianapolis 500.

Last week, I asked in the sports section for you all to send in your favorite memories of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Unfortunately, I didn’t hear back from anyone, but I have enough memories of my own that I can spread to each one of you!

On another scrumptious evening, super sub Denny “Hev Told Me to Do It” Tuttle led the Bryce “Grandpa Twice Over” Mayer trio, with assistance from Steve “Toe Jam” Ogden, to a week’s best 28 points in the Tuesday Night Men’s League at St. Annes Golf Course.

When the calendar flips from April to May, it is just another month in the eyes of 49 other states, but in Indiana, May means racing. More specifically, May means that it is time for us all to make our annual pilgrimage to Speedway, Indiana for this year’s 106th Running of the Indianapolis 5…

Low humidity and pleasant breezes made most golfers happy in the Tuesday Night Men’s League this week at St. Annes Golf Course. The benign conditions proved most favorable for the Steve “Grappler Hall of Famer” Schmidt trio as it scored a night’s best 29 points.

It doesn’t seem like it was very long ago when the season previews for Jennings County High School’s two stick-and-ball sports were published in the paper. However, the seasons have flown by, and it is time for the baseball and softball teams at JCHS to prepare for their championship seasons.

It only took five innings for the Panthers to get the win at home, as Jennings County routed the Artesians of Martinsville 15-4.

The Jennings County High School softball team had a tough run last week, losing tough games to Bedford North Lawrence and two games to Terre Haute North Vigo over the course of three days. However, the Lady Panthers turned their game around on Monday when the team hosted Indian Creek and won 10-7.

It has been a long golf season thus far for the boys team at Jennings County High School, with spring rain and storms delaying or cancelling a few of their matches. However, the Panthers are hitting their stride just in time, winning three of their most recent matches, including a win agains…

The Panthers had a tough run with three losses two weeks ago, but turned it around this past week, etching four straight wins including a clutch win over an HHC opponent.

The breezy weather challenged all during this week’s Tuesday Night Men’s League action at St. Annes Golf Course with the notable exception of the Eric “Hee-hawing on the Banks of Graham Creek” Johnson trio. Johnson and teammates Tony “Please Mr. Postman” Eder and Allan “Biting Humor” Goins c…

The Boys Panther track team traveled to Seymour yesterday for the Seymour Invitational. Results were emailed this morning which is the reason for delay notice. Boys team score was Jennings County 121, Columbus East 117, Seymour 114, BNL 81, and Madison 28. We had some injuries and new people…

On a chilly, windy evening, the Mark “I Remember the Belles of St. Mary’s” Herche and Jack “Ping G5 Driver Rules” Kelley teams tamed the St. Annes Golf course in the second week of the Tuesday Night Men’s League season, each scoring a week’s best 25 points on April 26.

When the season began, it could’ve been easy for the Lady Panther softball team to roll over and give up on the season after starting the season 0-6. However, this is Jennings County, and our girls have turned their season around.

The Boys and Girls Panthers track teams traveled down to Silver Creek tonight for a triangular meet for Varsity and JV athletes against Silver Creek and Rock Creek. Boys team score was JC 122, Silver Creek 27 and Rock Creek 15; Girls score was JC 97, Silver Creek 65, and Rock Creek 1. We had…

It’s hard to believe that the high school baseball regular season is already a third of the way done, but the Panthers are looking ahead at the meat of their schedule with hopes of making a long run to further improve their record.

The monkey is finally off the backs of the Jennings County High School softball team, as the team got their first wins of the season over the past week.

At the beginning of the 2022 high school baseball season, first-year head coach BJ Sigler noted that the first game he was looking forward to was his match against Providence. Not only is Providence the defending 2A state champion, they also happen to be the alma mater of Coach Sigler.

Your Jennings County Lady Panthers tennis team has seen its fair share of struggles early on in the 2022 season, winning one of three matches over the past week.

While filing through the old newspapers to fill up the ‘A Look at the Past’ column, I found one of Sharon Hamilton’s baseball stories from this week back in 1997. The first paragraph of article went something like this:

The Panthers competed at home Tuesday night. Girls scores Greensburg 61.33, Jennings County 57.50, and East Central 48.17. The boys team scores Jennings County 79, East Central 46, and Greensburg 42. Both JC teams competed very well.

Jennings County received high praise a week ago when junior Matt Hines was named a finalist by the IndyStar for their Baseball Player of the Week after an impressive opening start to the season. Hines’ opening week included a double, triple, and two home runs.

The Jennings County High School baseball team has hit the ground running for their 2022 season, winning two out of their three games to open the season under first year head coach BJ Sigler.

Last Saturday, the Jennings County High School boy’s golf team opened up their season at the Seymour HS Invitational at Shadowood Golf Course. The Panthers placed ninth overall in the competition.

The Panthers kicked off the outdoor team season with a meet held at Hauser High School as a dual meet for Varsity and JV athletes. 15 events were completed, only one not completed was pole vault. Boys team score was JC 94 and Hauser 35; Girls score was JC 96 and Hauser 29. It was a cold, win…

The weather is still pretty chilly around North Vernon, but that hasn’t slowed down the beginning of spring sports for Jennings County High School. The first squad to enter competition this season was the Lady Panther softball team.

It is not very often in the world of high school sports that you can watch a team one year and then get the opportunity to watch the same team the following year. However, for Jennings County Baseball fans, that dream has come true.

With the basketball season coming to an end for the Jennings County High School boys team, honors have been bestowed upon the team from a few different outlets.