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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

North Vermillion football wins semi-state

Falcons heading to 1A state finals

Ty Thompson wins 2018 Sports 10 Smash of the Year

North Central QB delivers best smash

Greg Lansing passes Royce Waltman on ISU win list

Lansing picked up career win 135 on Wednesday

North Vermillion football embracing underdog role

Falcons one win away from state finals

ISU wins ugly against McKendree

Sycamores struggle, but win 80-63

Seven local athletes sign to division one schools

Seven area kids to play in college

Barnes and Key giving Sycamores strong one-two punch

Guards combine to average more than 41 a game this season

November 12th Rick's Rallies

Top plays from the Wabash Valley

Sycamore football very confident in themselves

ISU wraps up regular season at Western Illinois

North Vermillion looking for trip to Lucas Oil Stadium

Falcons face Indy Luthern at semi-state

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