The Olympic Games begin in Rio in just over two weeks with the Aug. 5 opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium.
Local golfers met at Cedar Creek Saturday morning to compete in the city tournament qualifier.
Busch posted a fast lap of 184.634 mph, just ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Carl Edwards at 184.547. Three-time Cup champion and two-time Brickyard winner Tony Stewart will start third in his final race at Indy after posting a speed of 184.328.
Local dive clubs from Fort Wayne came together for the annual City Dive Meet at Helen P. Brown Natatorium.
The TinCaps lost to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Milwaukee Brewers) on Friday night, 8-7, at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.
Spiece Gym Rats Fancher guard Brandon Nichols torched the twine on Friday evening, winning the senior three-point contest at the GRBA National Tournament skills competition at By Hey Arena.
Garrett and Fairfield shared the NECC Big Division Crown and Eastside claimed the Small Division. All three teams are poised to make another run at the conference title.
The Whitko Wildcats were the only school to represent the Three Rivers Conference at High School Football Media Day.
Woodlan emerged as the powerhouse of the ACAC in 2015 with Adams Central not too far behind.
Arthur Jones of the Indianapolis Colts has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2016 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
The Summit Athletic Conference produced two of last year’s six state champions.
Three teams shared the first ever Northeast 8 football title last year, Bellmont, East Noble and Leo.
Twenty-nine high school football programs attended the annual Media Day at North Side High School. The Highlight Zone spoke with 80 players and coaches.
Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s and also coached the Arizona Cardinals, reportedly died of a heart attack.
The league had expressed its opposition to the law known as HB2 since it was enacted in March.
The TinCaps lost to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Milwaukee Brewers), 12-3, on Thursday night at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.
Fans can receive free Burt Hooton bobbleheads honoring the former MLB standout and current TinCaps pitching coach at the Aug. 21 (Sunday) game at Parkview Field.
Rauch spent the last two seasons at DeKalb, guiding the Barons to a 23-23 overall record.
“I heard from I.U. recently – this past week,” Butz said. “I’ve heard from Purdue. A lot of Big Ten schools are starting to get on me.”
The 31-year-old averaged 7.1 points in 16.1 minutes per game for the Bulls last season.