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Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Colts announce playoff promotions
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts are AFC South Champions and will host a 2014 NFL Playoff game next weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium. They will play the loser of the Bengals at Steelers game that finished late Sunday night, barring a tie in that game. The date and time of the Colts Wild Card game will be determined by the NFL later this evening.
As the national spotlight once again shifts to Indianapolis, the team is inviting fans and local businesses to celebrate the team's playoff berth this week and #BringTheNoise to Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend.
The week's plans include a special edition playoff poster, social media contests, pre-game festivities and more. In addition, tickets for the Colts Wild Card game are still available via www.colts.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the Lucas Oil Stadium box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000.
Indians announce 2015 schedule
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Indians announced its 2015 schedule recently. True to its mission to provide baseball at Victory Field as affordable and memorable family fun, season, individual and group ticket prices will remain the same as 2014.
Following a season in which a franchise record 660,289 fans visited Victory Field, single-game rates will remain $16 for box seats, $12 for reserved and lawn seats for just $10. Savings opportunities also return in 2015 as an Advanced Purchase discount of $2 remains in effect for single-game tickets purchased online, in-person or by phone prior to game day.
Equipment grant presented
Crawfordsville Youth Football League is one of the youth and high school football program that will benefit from a Jim Irsay Equipment Grant. A check for $10,000 was presented to 10 central-Indiana football teams Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The grant was given at Lucas Oil Stadium from the Colts' owner and Indianapolis-based USA Football, the official youth football development partner of the Colts and the NFL. The grants are awarded based on need and merit.
Limited number of single-game tickets available
As the team prepares to host its first home game of 2014, the Indianapolis Colts announced today there are a limited number of single game tickets still available for all 10 of the team's home games.* Tickets are available at the Lucas Oil Stadium ticket office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices start at $61.
*Tickets to the New England game are only available as part of a two-game package that includes the preseason game vs. the New York Giants.
For the first time, flexible scheduling may be applied in Weeks 5-10. During that period, flexible scheduling can be used in no more than two weeks by shifting a Sunday afternoon game into primetime and moving the Sunday night game to an afternoon start time.
Waynetown angler looking to reel in big prize
COLUMBIA, S.C.-The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, will return to Lake Murray and the Columbia, S.C. area Aug. 14 to Aug. 17 to crown bass fishing's top angler of 2014. Hosted by Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism, the tournament will feature 45 of the world's best bass pros and co-anglers casting for the sport's biggest awards - $500,000 cash in the pro division and $50,000 cash in the co-angler division.
Local angler Shad Schenck of Waynetown, will be one of the 45 anglers competing in the championship event. Fishing against 179 of the best anglers in the world on the Walmart FLW Tour, Schenck finished the season ranked No. 13 in the Kellogg's Angler of the Year race and qualified for the seventh Forrest Wood Cup appearance of his career.
One of the anglers competing against Schenck is Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi, who lives on Lake Murray and is considered an early favorite.
A black eye for the MLB
It's been a dark week for Major League Baseball. When the suspension of the Brewers' Ryan Braun for the rest of the season was announced, I got angry. Braun, and scores of yet-to-be-suspended players, who are using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED), have given our Grand Old Game a major black eye.
Three local cheerleaders make it onto Colts' squad
Among the group of 26 Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders were three cheerleaders from Montgomery County.
Hoosiers unable to find family in Boston can call designated number
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security received a notice from a Massachusetts emergency management agency with the following information.
Cameron Hobson to start season with Mavericks
Crawfordsville graduate Cameron Hobson will begin this season as part of the High Desert Mavericks, the team that he finished with last season.
Manning out for more than one week
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