Articles in: Sports and Recreation

Dallas Carter
- 1 week 5 days ago
In the May/June 2019 issue of Evansville Living, we met Mikaela Jenkins, an F.J. Reitz High School sophomore with an international swimming...
Riley Guerzini
- 4 weeks 3 hours ago
When it comes to entertainment, Evansville sure knows how to have a good time. From sports and nature trails to performing arts, the Tri-State offers...
Riley Guerzini
- 4 weeks 5 days ago
If you’ve already forgotten your New Year’s Resolution, now is the time to get back on track! The YMCA indoor triathlon offers a unique...
Riley Guerzini
- 8 weeks 5 days ago
Evansville might not seem like a place that funnels out star athletes, but there have been many famous football players, swimmers, golfers, baseball...
Evansville Living Staff
- 21 weeks 6 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
- 22 weeks 46 min 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
- 31 weeks 5 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
- 1 year 13 weeks 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 16 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 20 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 34 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 39 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 47 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
- 2 years 5 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
- 2 years 7 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
- 2 years 7 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 24 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 30 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 33 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 42 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...