Tag : titan 500

HSPA 2010

I’m not one to hold too much weight in journalism contests. Especially photography. Everything is subjective. But don’t get me wrong. I love to pad my resume as much as the next guy. At the end of June orĀ beginningĀ of July (it was so long ago I can’t remember), the newsroom at The Courier-Times went into a bit of a frenzy trying to get stories and photos ready for the Hoosier State Press Association contest. Anything from July 2009 through June […]

The Titan 500

What do you call a 50 lap race on Big Wheel tricycles? In Henry County, Indiana, they call it the Titan 500. Tri Elementary School in Straughn, Indiana hosts the event every year. Kids in fourth, fifth and sixth grade form teams to compete in the event. It may not be the most important race in Indiana but to these kids, wining secures a year’s worth of bragging rights. Once the wheels start spinning, it is mass chaos. Spectators are […]