Crawfordsville Athenians
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Players in the Waynetown youth baseball league enjoyed a perfect evening for baseball on Tuesday night.   more
As Montgomery County athletes have returned to the practice fields, and Indiana High School athletics have entered the first phase of the return of sports for the first time since March, athletic … more
Editors Note: Area athletes were prompted with the question, what do you sports mean to you? And how has your perspective changed since they were taken away or altered?  Justin Bachmann, … more
Each of his 24 assistants hold a special place in John Froedge’s heart, but none more than the 35 years his brother-in-law Rhett Welliever spent as his right-hand man. “Rhett has … more

“I would like to thank Coach Froedge for being one the best examples to me. It was a great pleasure to have him as a coach on the baseball field but I consider a greater blessing knowing him as … more
It was a team of firsts, but as it turned out, it was first of many. The 1991 Crawfordsville baseball team was John Froedge’s 10th at the helm of the Athenians program. It broke barriers … more
Do you have any regrets as a coach, and would you have done anything different? God blessed me long ago with a great opportunity to serve young men through baseball.  I worked very hard at it … more
One might think that a 30-plus year coaching career would feature change after change, as the world became different and student-athletes did the same. John Froedge’s uber-successful career … more
Things will be different. No high-fives, no guzzling down water from the outside water spigot, and masks will be prevalent. Like much of everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the … more

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, area spring athletes were not able to compete for conference and all-state selections based on performance, but that didn’t stop them from being recognized for … more
An opportunity to play college baseball is a dream come true for Carson Scott. The recent Crawfordsville graduate is headed to his dream school to play the sport he fell in love with at a young … more
The sights and sounds of a ballpark returned to Montgomery County on Sunday afternoon. Indiana Thunders’ 14U team hosted Harrison in a doubleheader at Baldwin Field. Fans scattered … more
The sights and sounds of a ballpark returned to Montgomery County on Sunday afternoon. Indiana Thunders’ 14U team hosted Harrison in a doubleheader at Baldwin Field. Fans scattered … more
No matter what happens next, none of us will forget the last few months. None of us will ever forget 2020 and all the twists and turns it presented us with. Most notably in my life and for many of … more

All eyes will be on Crawfordsville in the coming weeks as racing returns to Ironman Raceway. A trio of events have been placed on the schedule for the next two months, including the opening round … more
Last week the state of Indiana partnered with the Indiana Department of Education and Indiana State Department of Health released a 38-page document to safely reopen schools for in-class learning for … more
Drew Webster was chasing history during his senior wrestling season at North Montgomery. A loss in the state semifinals prevented him from becoming the Chargers’ first ever state champion, … more
Thristan Callejas and Jack Pendleton each prepared for the 2019-20 swim season differently, but with the same goals in mind. With Montgomery County and Sagamore Conference titles as expectations, … more
The perfect storm was brewing for Southmont’s girls swimming and diving program heading into the 2019-20 season Coach Jane Coudret was settling in for her second year as the coach at her … more

Jesse Hall had already proved himself as the area’s top talent during the 2018-19 season. Only this year, he had to step into Crawfordsville’s go-to-guy role, instead of just the No. 1 … more
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