Rick Semmler

Rick Semmler became the sports director at WTHI in August 2009

Title: Sports Director

Rick Semmler became the sports director at WTHI in August 2009. Rick feels truly blessed to have covered sports in the Wabash Valley. He has seen some incredible games and great athletes while in the Valley.

Some of those great moments include Washington winning the 2005 Class 3A state basketball championship on a half-court shot from Luke Zeller, Wayne Newton Post 346 advancing to the American Legion World Series, Shakamak winning the 2008 Class A state baseball championship, and the latest with Josh Phegley, Brady Shoemaker, and Nick Ciolli all getting drafter by the Chicago White Sox.

Rick came to the Wabash Valley in July 2003, where he spent six years at WTWO as a sports anchor and reporter. Before that, he spent one year in Hazard, Kentucky as a sports reporter and photographer.

Rick is a graduate of Ball State University with a telecommunications degree. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Robin. They reside in Terre Haute with their daughter, Savannah.

Recent Posts by Rick Semmler

Sullivan baseball win Legion Regional opener

Sullivan beat Clay County

Wayne Newton Post 346 opens regionals with win

Post 346 beat Clinton

TH Rex beat Danville

Rex gain game on first place Dans

Wayne Newton Post 346 ready for state tourney

Post 346 opens against Clinton

Wes Kirk honored by USTA

Kirk received 2019 Cap Leighton Award

Terre Haute Junior Tennis Association Honored

USTA honored THJTA

Robinson hosting American Junior Golf Association tourney

Quail Creek Country Club hosting some of the top amateurs

ISU gives Mitch Hannahs a contract extension

ISU baseball coach has guided Sycamores to two NCAA tourney appearances

Sherman and Basigner excited to represent ISU in All-Star game

Two are playing in Indiana North/South All-Star football game

TH Rex win 8th straight

Rex remain red hot

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