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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

Linton softball falls in extra innings

Southridge beats Linton

Northview softball beats Brown County

Lady Knights advance to sectional final

West Vigo softball beats Sullivan

Lady Vikings advance to sectional final

North Vermillion softball wins back to back sectional titles

Lady Falcons beat Parke Heritage

TH North baseball falls in sectionals

Mooresville beats THN

West Vigo confident heading into sectionals with Newman on the mound

Vikings senior 7-2 this year

TH South girls tennis wins fifth straight regional title

Lady Braves beat Northview

Washington baseball wins thriller over Gibson Southern

Jaydin Pindley catch saves Hatchets win

Tim Terry earns win number 600

South Vermillion wins sectional opener

Shakamak wins softbal sectional title for Coach Shipman

Lady Lakers win for retiring coach

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