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Articles in: Sports and Recreation

Evansville Living Staff
- 7 weeks 5 days ago
The road to the 19th annual Best Of Evansville awards was different than any year before. COVID-19 has limited so many aspects of our lives in 2020,...
Trista Lutgring
- 7 weeks 6 days ago
 Jennifer Scales remembers a childhood filled with extreme rides. “As a family, our vacations were dune buggies, four-wheelers, and dirt...
Vernie Menke and Elisa Gross
- 17 weeks 4 days ago
Elberfeld, Indiana, native and self-described country boy Vernie Menke had never been to New York City, but sightseeing wasn’t what brought him...
Elisa Gross
- 51 weeks 6 days ago
When the neighboring business moved out of the space at 1412 S. Green River Road, the thought of moving never occurred to Curt Jones, owner of...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 2 weeks ago
Facing off on the basketball court is not a new tradition for the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville men’s...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 6 weeks ago
There is a new hot spot for boaters enjoying a ride on the Ohio River — a group of islands recently formed at Ohio River Mile 792 facing the...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 20 weeks ago
A 1950 Mercury convertible is a rare sight alone — one sporting a pearly purple paint coat with the words “Still the One” in...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 25 weeks ago
Restoring classic cars is a lifelong hobby of many car enthusiasts — for Pat Reisinger, it has become a successful trade and business....
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 33 weeks ago
Bowling lanes have been a home for Matt Sanders from a very young age. Growing up at Arc Lanes, where his father was once the general manager,...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 43 weeks ago
A tense overtime game on Sunday, Jan. 20 in New Orleans saw the Los Angeles Rams defeat the home team Saints by only a three-point margin. The...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
If anyone disproves the common adage “Those who can’t do, teach,” it is the four head coaches for the men’s and women’s...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 year 45 weeks ago
Racing is a balance, says Scott Hyatt. “You want to go as fast as you can, but you don’t want to be reckless about it,” says the...
Paige Effinger
- 2 years 10 weeks ago
Running is more than putting one foot in front of the other; it is about the mental strength to get to the finish line. Completing a half-marathon...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 16 weeks ago
Hometown: Evansville, Indiana Education: Reitz Memorial High School, 1974; B.S. in communications, University of Evansville, 1977; J.D., Notre Dame...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 19 weeks ago
I had closed my eyes, centered my breath, and prepared to begin my yoga practice when I felt something fluffy brush my leg followed by a scratchy...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 28 weeks ago
Purple Aces basketball fans are buzzing with excitement for the 2018-19 season already. And though the team won’t hit the court for their first...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 29 weeks ago
With 65 parks, 21 recreational areas, and more than a combined 2,500 acres of land, people wanting to get outdoors in Evansville can enjoy more than...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 35 weeks ago
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is hitting the bowling lanes to raise money for one-on-one mentoring programs in the area. The annual...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 44 weeks ago
Simply put, the Nissan GT-R sports car is a beast. It may not turn as many heads as a Chevy Corvette or Dodge Challenger with its looks, says Kale...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 44 weeks ago
Olivia Taylor took her first dance class when she was 2 years old. The 12 year old has been dancing ever since. “I started out taking one hour...