Shooting ranges reopening

first_imgStatewide—Starting the week of May 18, most DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife-owned shooting ranges will begin to reopen.All facilities will be following COVID-19 social distancing and cleaning requirements. Restrictions will reduce the number of recreational shooters on the shooting ranges at a given time.Atterbury Fish & Wildlife Area’s shooting range will open by appointment only May 15-17 and resume normal operating hours the week of May 18. Shooters wishing to schedule an appointment should call 812-526-6552.All other FWA shooting ranges, except the one at Willow Slough FWA, will reopen starting the week of May 18. Shooting range hours differ between ranges. Check open days and hours before visiting. Willow Slough FWA’s range will remain closed until further notice. Shooting range hours and information can be found by clicking here.last_img read more

NFL to kick off 100th season with Bears-Packers

first_imgThe NFL’s 100th season will kick off with @packers at @ChicagoBears on Thursday September 5th, 2019! #NFL100— NFL (@NFL) March 25, 2019Chicago and Green Bay first played in 1921 and have faced each other 198 times since, with the Packers holding a 97-95-6 edge. The NFC North showdown confirms a February report that had hinted at a tentative Thanksgiving Day slate that is rumored to include the Bears, Dolphins, Lions and Cowboys. The NFL will kick off its 100th season by honoring its oldest rivalry.The league on Monday announced the Bears are scheduled to host the Packers on Sept. 5 in the opening game of the 2019 season. “As an organization, we are thrilled to be kicking off the 100th season of football in the NFL,” Bears chairman George H. McCaskey said in a release. “As a charter franchise, we cannot think of a better way to begin our centennial season by hosting our longtime rival in prime time at Soldier Field.”It marks just the second time since 2006 that the Super Bowl champion will not appear in the league’s opening game. Instead, the defending champion Patriots will host the season’s first “Sunday Night Football” matchup on Sept. 8 against an opponent to be announced at a later date. New England will also host a ceremony to raise its Super Bowl 53 banner.The @Patriots will host @SNFonNBC on September 8th, 2019 and raise their #SBLIII banner!Opponent announced later this spring. #NFL100— NFL (@NFL) March 25, 2019The full NFL schedule is set to be released in April.last_img read more

Softball Sweeps Pair of Games on First Day of USF Tournament

first_img Live Stats Drake blew the game open with seven runs in the fourth inning. Smith blasted a leadoff home run and Alexander connected on a two-run home run for the final runs. In between the home runs, Ryan drove in a pair of runs with a single. South Florida put themselves on the board with a home run by Lindsey Devitt in the fifth inning. The Drake Bulldogs busted out for 13 runs on 13 hits against the Bryant Bulldogs and received a dominant pitching performance by freshman Nicole Timmons (Davenport, Iowa). Timmons (2-2) pitched five innings and allowed just one hit with 10 strikeouts. She worked around a season-high six walks. Preview Junior Gabbie Jonas (Omaha, Neb.) got the Bulldogs going in the second inning with a leadoff single. Freshman Macy Johnson (Winterset, Iowa) reached on a USF error before Libby Ryan (Mount Vernon, Iowa) loaded the bases with a bunt single. A sacrifice fly by sophomore Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) brought in the first run before Alexander’s second homer of the day gave Drake a 4-0 lead. Drake was led by senior Tasha Alexander (Eddyville, Iowa) who went 3-for-7 with two home runs, three runs scored and five runs batted in on the day. Full Schedule Roster Drake resumes action Saturday morning against Fordham (0-7) at 8:15 a.m. before playing two additional TBD games. The opponents and times will be determined by a reseeding based on the results of the earlier tournament games. One game will take place Saturday afternoon with the finale for Drake scheduled for Sunday morning. Bryant, Drake, Fordham and South Florida are the four teams in the three-day tournament. Print Friendly Version Bryant PDF Box Score center_img Next Game: USF PDF Box Score vs. Fordham 2/24/2018 – 8:15 AM TAMPA, Fla. – The Drake University softball team swept a pair of games on the first day of the 2018 USF Tournament in Tampa, Fla. Drake (8-3) blitzed Bryant (2-4), 13-0, in five innings and then defeated the tournament host, South Florida (6-8), 4-1. Drake wasted little time scoring its first run in the first inning as sophomore Sarah Maddox (Henderson, Nev.) hit a single to leftfield to score junior Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.). The Bulldogs built up their lead to 6-0 in the next inning with five runs on three hits. Maddox drove in her second run and the final score of the frame with a sacrifice fly that scored Pena again. Story Links Maddox and Smith led the Bulldogs with three hits each. Timmons, who allowed her only hit in the fourth inning, worked around a one-out walk in the fifth inning to strike out the side and end the game early. Redshirt junior pitcher Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) helped lead the Bulldogs to the victory over South Florida. Newman (5-0) gave up one earned run on two hits with seven strikeouts in just five innings pitched. The run allowed by Newman is the first she has allowed this season in 25.0 innings of work. Senior pitcher Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) picked up her third save of the season pitching the final two innings. She allowed just one hit with two strikeouts.last_img read more