COVINGTON, Ind. – Preseason football practice often means different things to fans and coaches.

SHELBY, N.C. — Bouncing back has been one of the traits of the Danville Post 210 Speakers during their postseason run.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Since first stepping foot on Indiana's campus, fifth-year senior linebacker Reakwon Jones has tried to set an example for his teammates.

SHELBY, N.C. — A total of six home runs were hit on the first day of the American Legion World Series at Keeter Stadium.

WESTFIELD, Ind. -- The Indianapolis Colts wrapped the public portion of training camp Thursday with words from a legend.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- When Indiana defensive coordinator Kane Wommack calls his father, former Ole Miss and Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, the conversation centers around fishing and his grandsons.

CAYUGA, Ind. — For the sixth straight year, the North Vermillion football team had the largest blood drive in the Indianapolis Colts Leadership Challenge.

SHELBY, N.C. — Danville Post 210 manager Allan Shepherd didn't really know what he was going to do with Chase Rademacher when the season started.

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LAKE FOREST — Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara matched a career high in interceptions last season and sees no reason his total can’t grow higher this season.

SHELBY, N.C. — It's the biggest stage in American Legion Baseball and the Danville Post 210 Speakers are there.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is seeking a boost from its special teams throughout the 2019 season.

WESTFIELD, Ind. — Jacoby Brissett was efficient, if unspectacular, in the first of two practices against the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday at Grand Park.

SHELBY, N.C. — When you have spent your summer playing baseball, a long trip on a bus before heading back to school is probably not on your list of things to do.

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CHAMPAIGN — A new quarterback, upgrades throughout the offense and a revamped defense — all of it has led to optimism at Illinois, where coach Lovie Smith heads into his fourth season.

WESTFIELD, Ind. -- The Indianapolis Colts believe they have finally isolated the source of the lingering pain in Andrew Luck's lower leg.

CHAMPAIGN — Throughout the first three years as head coach of the Fighting Illini football team, Lovie Smith has tried to build a roster of talented players on both sides of the ball. As the cupboard was left bare after interim coach Bill Cubit was let go, Smith did his best to bridge the ga…

CHARLESTON — Talent is important, but so is the will to win.

DANVILLE — Dealing with adversity and learning to produce is the theme for the Danville Vikings football training camp this season.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Redshirt sophomore tight end Peyton Hendershot is ready to prove to Indiana coaches he can be counted on for both blocking and receiving this season.

WESTFIELD -- By his own standard, T.Y. Hilton never has been better.

CHARLESTON — Have we been here before? Yes.

ROME — The University of Illinois men's basketball team finished up their trip to Italy on Saturday.

Have you looked at our river system while crossing over Memorial Bridge in Danville lately? What used to be a large beautiful river is now nothing more than a creek in places!

CATLIN — Dan Hageman remembers the first time Joe Hageman patrolled a football sideline.

WESTFIELD, Ind. —There are plays of the day in training camp practices, and then there are bold declarations.

CHARLESTON — It has been said that nothing in this life comes for free.

LIVORNO, Italy — For the third straight game, the University of Illinois men's basketball team made quick work of its opponent during its Italy Tour.

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Obituaries

Norma Jean Castagna, nee Wallace, 87, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Merrillville, Ind., and Ridge Farm, Ill., passed away August 14, 2019. She was a member and former treasurer of Grace Reformed Church in Gary, and of the Northwest Indiana Retirees Club. Norma was a retired rate clerk fr…

Lafayette and formerly of Newtown, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at her residence in Lafayette. Memorial Gathering: Wednesday, Aug. 21st from 12:00 p.m. until memorial service at 2:00 p.m. in Maus Funeral Home, Attica.