A week of racing awaits Valley fans Ramblin' Reck News From Terre Haute
It the first week of July how time flies and a busy period for lots of sports fans in different areas.
Racing in different forms is slated beginning tonight with NASCAR Night at the Action Track, with Ken Schrader and Tony Stewart running in UMP modifieds along with the final KISS race of the season.
Ellis Park opens Thursday for live thoroughbred horse racing and will run through Labor Day. Harness racing is on the Martinsville, Ill., Agricultural Fair schedule next week.
Golfers may want to compete in the Firecracker Open to be played Thursday at Hulman Links. It is a twoman event with three sixround segments and has six divisions, including parentchild and ladies.
The city junior golf tournament will be played next week, and the men city tournament begins July 13.
The sodding project www.cardinalsofficialnflstore.com/15_michael_floyd_jersey_authentic_black_limited_cheap.html is under way at Hulman Links with zoysia grass being put down and three holes being completely redone.
Baseball is on the schedule with Wayne Newton having a game tonight and youth tournaments beginning at various sites Cardinals Calais Campbell in the area.
And, of course, fireworks displays are on tap for Thursday night. Have fun.
First Cup matches played The first Hall of Fame Cup matches were played at Hulman Links and the Vigo County team edged its Wabash Valley counterparts by one point.
This event is being played in memory of Gene Verostko and George Kaperak.
Hall of Famer Bob Arnett recalled the time when those gentlemen were kings of the sport in the area.
The Cup is a nice event and we hope it lasts for a long time.
The big news Monday was Serena Williams losing in Wimbledon tennis to Sabine Lisicki, snapping her 34match winning streak.
Telephones were busy for some of the NBA players Monday as free agency began. Everyone connected with the Indiana Pacers says keeping David West is the main objective for the team.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been really hurt by injuries and will not have Josh Beckett, who is out for the year after he undergoes www.cardinalsofficialnflstore.com surgery to repair pressure on a nerve in his neck.
Illinois www.cardinalsofficialnflstore.com/93_calais_campbell_jersey_authentic_black_limited_cheap.html State basketball player Bryant Allen has been dismissed from the team for violating team rules.
In case you missed it, UCLA won the College World Series to give the Bruins another NCAA title but its first in baseball.
New Mexico State quarterback Andrew Manley has transferred to Eastern Illinois and has two years of eligibility remaining.
Evansville Bosse standout cager JaQuan Lyle has committed to Louisville. He averaged 27 points, 13.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists last season.
Jason Kidd is the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets and has hired Lawrence Frank for his staff. Frank formerly coached the Nets and coached Detroit last season.
Indiana high jumper Derek Drouin is the Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year. Anthony Thompson was the last Hoosier to rate the honor, in 1990.
New Castle pitcher Trey Bell was named prep baseball player of the year by USA Today.
There was no LaBonte in the field for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Kentucky, the first time someone with that name has not been in the Limited Michael Floyd Jersey field since 1978.
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