High school sports are on track to be back in the fall.
Victor Dailey (Indiana Tech): The Jeffersonville graduate, a freshman on the men’s track & field team, competed in several indoor meets during the abbreviated season. In January, finished fourth in the high jump at the Mastodon Invitational and tied for sixth in that event at the Liberty…
Hailey Lacy (Eastern Kentucky): The Jeffersonville graduate, a member of the women’s track & field team, competed in several indoor meets for the Colonels. She finished up the abbreviated season by finishing third in the pentathlon and fourth in the long jump at the Ohio Valley Conferenc…
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Kamran Miles (Hanover): The New Washington graduate, a sophomore on the women’s track & field team, competed in several indoor meets for the Panthers. She finished fifth in the shot put in the Rose-Hulman Friday Night Spikes Opener and 12th in DePauw’s Tiger Small College Indoor Invitational.
There was no track & field season this spring, but that didn’t stop the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches from recognizing some of the top student-athletes in the state.
Drew Taylor (Southern Indiana): The Jeffersonville graduate, a freshman outfielder on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
Austin Smith (Earlham): The Charlestown graduate, a senior right-handed pitcher on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
As a sophomore, Silver Creek's Trey Kaufman averaged 14.8 points and a team-high 9.1 rebounds per game for the Dragons, who captured their first-ever state title. This past season the 6-foot-9 junior forward, one of only two returning starters for Silver Creek, averaged 25.8 points, 9.6 rebo…
As a junior, Jeffersonville's Tre Coleman averaged 16 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game while helping the Red Devils capture their first sectional title in six years.
Landon Carrico (Hanover): The Providence graduate, a senior on the men’s tennis team, went 5-1 in singles this past season to become the program’s all-time wins leader. Carrico was a three-time All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection and also was named to the Tom Bohlsen HCAC …
Former New Albany boys’ basketball standout Josh Jefferson, who sat out last season after transferring to Wisconsin Green Bay, has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal after the firing of Phoenix coach Linc Darner.
It was a banner year for boys’ basketball in the area, quite literally. Four of the 12 high schools in Clark and Floyd counties won sectional titles this past season.
Christian Graf (Lincoln Memorial): The Providence graduate, a freshman right-handed pitcher on the baseball team, went 1-0 with a 4.70 earned-run average for the Railsplitters. In four appearances, Graf allowed four earned runs while striking out four in 7 2/3 innings.
Tyler Kapust (Southern Indiana): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman catcher on the baseball team, didn’t see action in the abbreviated season.
Gabe Falcone (Indiana Wesleyan): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman utilityplayer on the baseball team, didn’t see action in the abbreviated season.
Tyler Wheeler (Southern Indiana): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman infielder-pitcher on the baseball team, went 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in one game. In his only start, Wheeler allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits while walking two and striking out three in six innings.
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Devyn Rivers (Olney Central College): The Jeffersonville graduate, a freshman catcher on the baseball team, hit .500 in eight games for the Blue Knights. He was 4-for-8 at the plate with two doubles and a home run while scoring four runs.
Reagan Hensley (Oakland City): The Henryville graduate, a junior catcher/outfielder on the softball team, started all 11 games for the Mighty Oaks. She had five hits and five walks while scoring six runs and going 3-for-3 in stolen bases.
Kate Gertin (Oakland City): The Borden graduate, a senior outfielder/catcher on the softball team, appeared in five games, starting two for the Mighty Oaks. She scored two runs and went 2-for-2 in stealing bases.
Bailey Falkenstein (Olney Central College): The Jeffersonville graduate, a redshirt freshman infielder on the baseball team, played in six games in the abbreviated season for the Blue Knights. He scored four runs in 15 at-bats.
Charlestown senior Skylar Roark recently signed to continue her softball and academic careers at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Pictured, left to right, front row: mother Miranda Woods, Skylar Roark, father Bobby Roark; back row: Pirates head coach John Smith, Charlestow…
This Week's Circulars
William G."Rusty" Knowland, Jr., age 65 passed away Friday June 5, 2020. William was born June 28, 1954 at Jeffersonville, Indiana to the late William G. and Nellie Pearson Knowland, Sr. He was a peacetime Navy Veteran and a former welder for Tower Automotive. Also, preceding him in death we…
William (Bill) Charles Legan passed away on June 5th following a brief illness. Most knew him as Mr. Legan as he spent 40+ years in education teaching Junior High and High School students in Indiana and West Virginia. He also volunteered teaching Adult Education in West Virginia and received…
Ray T. Shirley, 85, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his home. He was a retired welder foreman at Jeffboat and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. Ray was a native of Floyds Knobs, IN. He is survived by his wife Martha Ashton Shirley of Jeffersonville, IN.; brothers Robert Shirle…
Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. June 8, 2020 at Newcomer-New Albany. Mass, 11 a.m. June 9, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
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