News and Tribune


February 13, 2013

GREG'S PICKS: Braves look to recover against rival Clarksville

New Albany goes to Bedford for HHC finale; Jeff has tough double weekend


> SOUTHERN INDIANA — Providence (15-3) at North Harrison (12-6), 7:30 p.m.

• Rankings: Providence — Class 2A No. 4 AP.

• Series last 15 years: Providence 11-4.

• Last year: At Providence 64, North Harrison 27.

• Analysis: North Harrison is having its best season since 2004. That won’t help the Cougars against Providence.

• Greg’s Pick: Providence 48, North Harrison 35.

Jasper (9-8) at Floyd Central (4-16), 7:30 p.m.

• Series last 15 years: Jasper 5-2.

• Last year: Floyd Central 57, at Jasper 53.

• Analysis: The good news for Floyd Central is the Wildcats are 2-6 on the road this season. The bad news is they’ve won six of their last eight overall since getting healthy. It will be close one way or  the other.

• Greg’s Pick: Jasper 53, Floyd Central 47.

New Washington (9-10, 3-1 SAC) at South Central (11-6, 2-2 SAC), 7:30 p.m.

• Series last 15 years: South Central 13-8.

• Last year: South Central 53, at New Washington 44 (regular season); South Central 52, New Washington 43 (sectional semifinal).

• Analysis: A win over New Wash would give the Rebels a share of the SAC. They get it done.

• Greg’s Pick: South Central 68, New Washington 62.

Rock Creek (7-13) at Madison Shawe (7-11), 7:30 p.m.

• Series last 15 years: Shawe 7-4.

• Last year: At Rock Creek 56, Shawe 50.

• Analysis: Shawe has been better of late, but this should still be a winnable road game for the Lions. And after losing four straight, it’s one they need.

• Greg’s Pick: Rock Creek 55, Shawe 51.

Eastern (9-9, 3-5 MSC) at Brownstown Central (18-1, 8-0 MSC), 7:30 p.m.

• Rankings: Brownstown Central — Class 3A No. 4 AP; Receiving votes IBCA.

• Series last 15 years: Brownstown 13-5.

• Last year: Brownstown 71, at Eastern 56.

• Analysis: Clarksville needs a big effort from the Musketeers to get a share of the MSC title. That’s asking an awful lot.

• Greg’s Pick: Brownstown Central 79, Eastern 66.


Jeffersonville (16-3) at Castle (13-4), 7:30 p.m.

• Rankings: Jeffersonville — Class 4A No. 14 AP; No. 17 IBCA.

• Series all-time: Jeffersonville 6-0.

• Last year: At Jeffersonville 61, Castle 55.

• Analysis: If it comes down to a battle of the superstars, I’ll take Darryl Baker even against Blake Simmons. And I’ll take the Devils over the Knights.

• Greg’s Pick: Jeffersonville 72, Castle 68.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NTSPY Awards Ceremony

Photos from the 2014 NTSPY Awards Ceremony held June 26, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue