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Special Olympics Indiana Names Noblesville Schools as Unified Champions

Noblesville Becomes Only District in State to Have All Schools Receive Honor Special Olympics Indiana recently named all 10 Noblesville Schools as Unified Champion Schools, the only district in the state to have all of their schools receive this honor. The recognition is designed to highlight schools that make inclusion of students with disabilities a priority. Specifically, Special Olympics Indiana looks for schools that excel in inclusive student leadership, whole school engagement, Unified Sports® and fundraising.  “Noblesville Schools has been the shining example of what an inclusive educational culture can be and should be,” says Jeff Mohler, Special Olympics Indiana’s ...

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Home Goals

While Louisville City FC seeks MLS bid, players reside in J-Town Writer  /  Leigh Harrington Soccer is a game of transitions, constantly switching between offense and defense, and the ability to navigate these transitions smoothly is often the difference maker. For Kentucky’s only professional soccer team, Louisville City Football Club (LouCity), there is hope not only for great transitions on the field, but in the field itself. Plans were recently unveiled for a dedicated 10,000 seat soccer stadium as part of a bid for a transition from their current United Soccer League to a Major League Soccer status team. LouCity ...

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Business Spotlight: Pinnacle Physical Therapy

Don’t let a sports injury or musculoskeletal pain sideline you from enjoying your life. At Pinnacle Physical Therapy, you’ll receive treatment directly from the owners of the practice. Brian Woodruff and David Brown treat each patient like a member of the family. “We’ve worked hard to create a unique environment,” Woodruff says. “Being privately owned has given us the opportunity to provide therapy the way we want to provide it. We’ve chosen a staff specifically to mirror our level of compassion and care.” To ensure clients receive the best quality care, each patient is treated directly by a licensed physical ...

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Greenwood Health Kick: Learning A New Sport May Benefit Your Brain

Writer / Alicia Wettrick The Circle City is gearing up to watch the 100th Running of the Indy 500. This event, coined “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” is truly inspiring. Like most spectators, I often imagine what it would be like to steer the wheel of a race car in this world-renowned race. In retrospect, when I imagine myself participating in a new sport, that’s where it stays … in my imagination. I often live vicariously through other athletes, especially during the Olympics. Over the years, I have found myself encouraging my children to try new sports but have stayed ...

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CGHS Front Row: Trainers to the CGHS Stars

Writer / Leigh Lawson Photographer / Jessica Kelly A common thread courses through all of the Center Grove High School athletics. It may not win an individual championship, but it is a vital part to the success of all sports. Striving to achieve the CGHS gold standard, the Athletic Training Department surpasses the mark. With the knowledge and talents of David Buchholtz and Tasha Taylor, the CGHS student athletes receive capable, compassionate care. Buchholtz, known as Trainer Dave by the students, has begun his 15th year as the CGHS athletic trainer. Buchholtz earned his degree as a certified athletic trainer ...

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Shoot, Ride, Fish & More at the Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience

Contributed by Department of Natural Resources Staff Steve Cooke of Noblesville is one of countless Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience success stories. The sixth annual event, sponsored by Central Indiana Ford Dealers, is Sept. 20 and 21 at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free, as are parking and all activities. Cooke attended the first event in 2009 with the goal of learning about fly-fishing. He took a brief lesson and was hooked. He followed up with professional lessons from Patti Beasley of Reel Women Reel Men fly club in Indianapolis. ...

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Slam Dunk

Webcasts Are a Hit on Center Grove Sports Network Writer / Jennifer Uhl For football and basketball fans, nothing beats watching the game in person. Sitting among a crowd decked out in your team’s colors, cheering as the players charge onto the field or the floor, and convincing yourself that a bag of popcorn is a perfectly acceptable dinner are what sporting events are all about. But thanks to Kevin Conrad, Center Grove fans have the next-best option for nights when being in the stands just isn’t possible: Since 2008, Conrad and a team of four sports-minded friends have broadcast ...

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Local high schools team up with HTSN/RTV6 for new “Friday Football Frenzy – MIC Game of the Week”

In a broadcasting first for local high schools, the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference is teaming up with RTV6 and HTSN to present exclusive coverage of the “MIC Game of the Week” it was announced today by RTV6 and HTSN Vice President and General Manager, Larry Blackerby and representatives of the MIC. The Friday night football games will be televised live on HTSN and feature match-ups of some of the state’s biggest and best football programs. “We are excited to partner with the MIC (Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference) for our exclusive line-up of Friday night football games this season,” says Blackerby. “The conference ...

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