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    Mark Brescher of Ireland pitched a cornhole bag toward the board as he played in a game of the WBDC Cornhole Tournament of Champions on July 18 at the Dubois County 4-H Fair. The game was one of several put on by WBDC in a tournament series that takes place at the fair and at various festivals during the summer. Cornhole has grown in popularity over the years and takes place at numerous locations in Dubois County. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Johnny Chumbley of Birdseye watched his wife, Rhonda, and son, Brandon, play on a team together during a WBDC Cornhole Tournament of Champions game at the county fair July 18. Johnny won the tournament held at the Celestine Street Fest in June. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    The boards used to keep track of the scoring during the tournament last Saturday at the Schnellville Hometown Fest and Picnic were labeled “We” and “Them.” The boards are numbered up to 21. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Jasper High School senior Gina Kiefer, left, signaled that classmate Jessie Gudorf was close to sinking a bag as they played cornhole while tailgating in the parking lot of the Schroeder Soccer Complex in Jasper Aug. 30. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Caleb Patterson of Ireland, 6, pleaded to his playing partner to put one in the hole as he played in the youth cornhole tournament sponsored by the Jasper Park and Recreation Department at Jaycee Park on July 12. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Kevin Mehringer of Jasper, bottom right, pitched a bag while competing in the first night of the weekly Jasper Park and Recreation DepartmentÕs cornhole league that began Sept. 4 on the tennis courts near the city swimming pool. This is MehringerÕs first season participating in a league. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Will Messmer of Jasper, 10, reacted to one of his throws as he mounted a comeback during the youth cornhole tournament put on by the Jasper Park and Recreation Department on July 12 at Jaycee Park. WillÕs run eventually sputtered and he was knocked out of the tournament. The park department hosted two such tournaments for area youth during the summer, the first on June 20. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Leon Reckelhoff of Jasper, left, and Tom Kaiser of Odon shook hands as they finished a match during the first night of the weekly Jasper park department’s cornhole league that began Sept. 4 on the tennis courts near the city swimming pool. Twelve teams signed up for this year’s league. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald