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- HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: Remembering fun times with a departed friend City should name softball field after Kenny Myers.
- Hughes News and Views: Former ISU runner sweats out victory
- Hughes News and Views: Engineers celebrating 100th season of basketball Saturday Saturday should be a fun day at Rose-Hulman. That’s when the eastside engineering institute will celebrate its 100 years of basketball with a women’s/men’s doubleheader against Defiance College in Hulbert Arena. Tipoffs are slated for 1 and 3 p.m.
- Hughes News and Views: Time to study Super Bowl odds 1-10 that this Super Bowl won’t feel the same without the Colts in it.
- Hughes News and Views: Brannan's rise to 300 wins a quick one When Tom Brannan started 1-10 in his first season as boys basketball coach at Marshall High School, folks in this eastern Illinois community might have wondered if he’d ever reach three career victories, let alone 300.
Hughes News and Views: Patriots make you sick? Maybe Chargers can continue trend
For those of you who think it’s a forgone conclusion that New England will win the upcoming AFC championship game and Super Bowl, you’re probably right.
Excuse me for a second. I just gagged a little bit.
There, I’m better now.
- Hughes News & Views: Former ISU athlete Jeffers among those taking working out to new level Writing about the 1950s bodybuilding accomplishments of Don Lazzell earlier this week made me think about some of the nice, hard-working people I’ve run into at Terre Haute gyms over the past 30 years.
- Hughes News & VIews: Christmas wish No. 1: Let Pats go unbeaten — only to lose to Colts If Santa Claus doesn’t mind, I would like to begin my 18th annual Christmas column selfishly by suggesting a gift for myself.
Trent Miles: Players receptive to creating winning attitude
Three days into his job as Indiana State’s head football coach, Trent Miles is barely finding time to eat and sleep.
- Announcement for new ISU football coach coming soon After conducting a nationwide search that has lasted more than two months, Indiana State is likely to introduce its new head football coach next week.
Engineers’ soccer team shows how far women’s sports have come at Rose
Rose-Hulman has come a long way since its women’s athletics program debuted in the fall of 1995.
The soccer team is in the NCAA Division III Tournament, beginning play today.
- Hughes News & Views: Brian Dorsett entering Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame Possibly better known among Terre Haute’s younger generation for his Mitsubishi commercials than his athletic career, 46-year-old Brian Dorsett appreciates that his baseball accomplishments haven’t been forgotten.
- Hughes News & Views: ISU football doesn’t like setting these kind of records Sometimes all Dennis Raetz could do was shake his head. On Saturday, Indiana State’s interim head coach watched his team lose its 12th straight game (the fifth since he took over) and ninth this season as the Sycamores dropped a never-close 63-7 decision to Missouri State.
- HUGHES, NEWS & VEWS: NFL crystal ball becoming cloudy I would like to think this doesn’t happen very often, but I am occasionally wr-wr-wr … not 100-percent right regarding NFL matters.
Hughes News & Views: Homecoming fun, despite football game’s score
As a sports reporter, I’m required to work late-night hours on Fridays during football season.
Because of that, I’ve had trouble over the years waking up early on Saturdays to attend the Indiana State homecoming parade and join students in “The Walk” along Wabash Avenue to Memorial Stadium.
Hughes News & Views: No blond, no foul? Think again
Some of you probably wondered why no results from Saturday’s cage-fighting card at the Zorah Shrine Temple appeared in the Tribune-Star this week.
Well, it’s because there were no fights.
- HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: Clinton man's lifting ability no small feat Diagnosed with dwarfism at age 5 and subjected to schoolyard taunts of “cripple” as a youngster in Manchester, England, Jason Irving eventually ended up in Clinton, Ind.
- Hughes News and Views: Out with the old, in with the older: Raetz is giving fans reason to hope Out with the old, in with the new. Or in this case, in with the new that used to be old.
- Hughes News & Views: Raetz return not exactly what he had hoped for against SIU This was not how Dennis Raetz envisioned his return to coaching after an absence of almost 10 years, especially with several of his former players and longtime friends on the sideline to support him.
- Hughes News & Views: Former ISU players weigh in on return of Raetz Even though he spent Monday in Hawaii, 10-year NFL veteran Vencie Glenn heard about the shocking changes that took place in the football program at his Midwest alma mater.
Hughes News and Views: On-field chess match between ISU, EIU will have different twist
Believe it or not, football coaches think about more than X’s and O’s.
Take Indiana State defensive coordinator Steve Barrows and Eastern Illinois offensive coordinator Jorge Munoz, for example.
- Hughes News and Views: Isn’t it ironic? West won’t coach but McGuire will “Ironic” is the word that first comes to mind when I think about the Indiana State vs. Southeast Missouri State football clash Saturday evening at Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Hughes News and Views: Weatherford wins another preseason battle
Steve Weatherford can sleep a little easier this week.
Even though the NFL’s final preseason cuts aren’t due until Saturday, the former Terre Haute North High School multi-sport standout is virtually assured of being the New Orleans Saints’ punter when they visit the Indianapolis Colts to open the season next Thursday.
Hughes News and Views: Stars are out in Terre Haute
If the Paparazzi existed in Terre Haute, it would be having a field day this month.
Not to turn this into a gossip column, but numerous sources told me that Peyton Manning and some of his Indianapolis Colts teammates were seen at various Terre Haute locations when they weren’t practicing last weekend.
- Hughes News & Views: Early drought doesn’t panic Wayne Newton When Koby Kraemer, Zach Odum and Cole Vicars came up empty in their first two at-bats, nobody in the Wayne Newton Post 346 dugout panicked.
- Hughes News and Views: Columnist can’t get enough Colts on TV, but Vick must go
Hughes News & Views: Clay Youth Leaguer shrugging off diabetes
When Nate Newton gets pumped up for a Cal Ripken baseball game, he takes it seriously.
What’s unique about Newton, however, is he’s a Type-I diabetic who wears an insulin pump that attaches to his hip or stomach. Fortunately, he is allowed to unhook it for games.
Hughes News & Views: West Terre Haute man enjoying life on NASCAR Busch crew
Chris Rogers knew at an early age that he wanted to be involved in auto racing as an adult.
Now that Rogers is an adult — he’ll turn 23 next Friday — the former West Terre Haute resident would love to be behind the steering wheel of a sweet ride in the NASCAR Nextel Cup or Busch Series.
Hughes News & Views: Getting back in the groove again
Back from more than two weeks of vacation, I’m ready to rock ’n’ roll again.
The problem is, I haven’t had time to think of a central theme for today’s column.
Hughes, News & Views: West Vigo graduate to make hometown debut in cage-fighting match
Cage fighting is coming to Terre Haute.
An eight-bout pro/amateur card featuring 30-year-old Shane Meehan of Terre Haute will rock the Zorah Shrine Temple on July 28.
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