Rick Semmler

Rick Semmler became the sports director at WTHI in August 2009

Title: Sports Director
Rick.Semmler@wthitv.com

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

THS wrestlers win Hammer Trophy again

Braves win Hammer Trophy for ninth time in last 10 years

Linton girls having another good season

Lady Miners are 15-4

THN-THS football and basketball series moving back to ISU

Braves and Patriorts to meet next year at Memorial Stadium and Hulman Center

West Vigo wrestlers beat Sullivan

Vikings crush Arrows

Marshall boys get back in win column

Lions beat Red Hill

Vincennes Lincoln upsets Evansville Mater Dei

Alices win at buzzer over Wildcats

Northview boys beat TH North for first time in 12 years

Knights rally to beat Patriots

Rick's Rallies

Top plays from the Wabash Valley

Christian Johnson off to a great high school career

Parke Heritage freshman averaging over 16 points a game

THN swim teams beat THS

Patriots boys and girls sweep Braves

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