Roger Penske has reversed course and decided not to allow fans at the Indianapolis 500 later this month. The 104th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will be the first without spectators, who showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway every year, even during the Great Depression.

C.J. Sample was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The extended at-h…

Dorian Hendrix (Georgetown): The Floyd Central graduate is a rising sophomore offensive lineman on the football team. Hendrix and the Tigers could be back in the action in the spring after the NAIA announced earlier this week that it was postponing fall sports competitions to the spring.

Christian Salinas (Urbana): The Floyd Central graduate had a solid freshman season on the men’s swimming & diving team. Salinas shattered — by more than 20 seconds — the school record in the men’s 1650 freestyle in November. Unfortunately, the private university in Ohio announced in Apri…

Alyssa Wright (Southern Indiana): The Silver Creek graduate is a rising sophomore defender on the women’s soccer team. Last season, she played in 17 games and recorded three shots, including one on goal. After the season she was named to the Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference team. W…

Normally, Gary Darby would be hosting the 23rd annual Battle of the Bridges All-Star Classic & Tournament this weekend. However this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions set in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, Darby had to make the difficult decision to cancel …

Brian Kellar was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The extended at-…

Joey Krajnak was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The extended at-…

Jacob Garrett (Southern Illinois): The Silver Creek graduate is a rising junior fullback on the football team. Last season the 6-foot-2, 251-pound Garrett played in all 12 games, and started 11, for the Salukis. In addition to being the lead blocker for two 1,000-yard rushers, he also had fi…

Meagan Miles (Hanover): The Jeffersonville graduate is a rising senior on the women’s swimming and diving team. She capped off her season at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships. There, she set a school record, while placing ninth, in the 400-yard individual medley. She…

Ethan Eckert (Marian): The Silver Creek graduate is a rising sophomore forward on the men’s soccer team. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Eckert redshirted the 2019 season.

Joseph Burke (Kentucky Wesleyan): The Jeffersonville graduate, a senior on the baseball team, is playing for the DeLand Suns of the Florida Collegiate Summer Baseball League. Through Sunday’s games, Burke ranked third in the FCSBL in batting average (.392), was tied for second in hits (20) a…

Dan “The Man” Jackson was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The ext…

Bennett Beyl (Franklin): The Silver Creek graduate is a rising junior wide receiver on the football team. Last season the 6-foot-5, 200-pounder recorded five receptions for 139 yards and one touchdown. He averaged 19.9 yards per game and 27.8 yards per catch for the Grizzlies.

Ian Francisco (Kentucky Wesleyan): The Jeffersonville graduate is a rising senior offensive lineman on the football team. Last season, the 6-3, 290-pound Francisco played in 11 games for the Panthers. Francisco is also a thrower on the Panthers' track & field team. He capped off his indo…

Hallie Dixon (McKendree): The Jeffersonville graduate, a rising junior on the women’s swimming & diving team, is coming off a solid sophomore season for the Bearcats. She capped it off by taking eighth in the 400 individual medley and the 500 freestyle as well as 12th in the 1000 and 165…

Jordan Leddon (Spalding): The Silver Creek graduate, a rising sophomore defender on the women’s soccer team, saw action in 16 matches as a freshman. She contributed one assist and helped the Eagles to their five shutouts.

Maggie Day (Hanover): The Silver Creek graduate, a rising junior forward on the women’s soccer team, scored four goals in 17 matches (five of which she started) last season for the Panthers. She finished the season with eight points and 26 shots.

Austin Hughes (Wabash): The Providence graduate, a rising sophomore midfielder on the men’s soccer team, tallied three assists for three points while starting 11 of 19 matches for the Little Giants as a freshman. He logged 749 minutes and tallied 17 shots, including seven on goal.

Emelia Currin (Hanover): The Floyd Central graduate, a rising sophomore on the women’s swimming & diving team, competed in several meets for the Panthers. Her season was highlighted by a victory in the 200-yard individual medley against Rose-Hulman. She was also a part of Hanover’s fourt…

Grace Sherrow (Taylor): The Silver Creek graduate, who recently completed her freshman year on the women’s track & field team, competed in several meets for the Trojans during the indoor season. She and three classmates combined to finish sixth in the 3,200-meter relay while she took 13t…

Taylor Wooten (Franklin): The Jeffersonville graduate, a sophomore distance runner on the women’s track & field team, competed in several indoor meets for the Grizzlies. She took seventh in the 3,000-meter run at Rose-Hulman’s 2020 Engineer Invitational and set a personal-best (5 minutes…

Gabe Bierman (Indiana): The Jeffersonville graduate, a rising junior pitcher on the baseball team, is playing for the Normal (Ill.) Cornbelters in the Kernels Collegiate League this summer. Through Tuesday, Bierman and the Cornbelters sat atop the league standings.

Timmy Borden (Louisville): The Providence graduate, a sophomore second baseman on the baseball team, is playing for the Local Legends in the College Summer League at Grand Park. Thursday night, he played in the league’s All-Star game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. He scored a run and help…

Logan Barber (Western Kentucky): The New Albany graduate, a rising sophomore midfielder on the women’s soccer team, played in eight matches, logging 127 minutes. She tallied two shots, including one on goal. Barber also earned the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal and was named to…

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