Forty years ago this week, Wiley Brown was a 19-year-old kid from Sylvester, Ga. celebrating a national championship with the University of Louisville.
NEW ALBANY — On a perfect blue-sky spring afternoon several area high school coaches, and another from college, hit the blacktop — actually the bluetop — on Romeo Langford Court at Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park on Friday.
Christian Academy's Reilley O'Loughlin had a sensational senior season for the Warriors, totaling 16 goals, 14 assists and 46 points en route to becoming the program’s all-time leader in assists and fifth in scoring.
Audrey Brumfield followed up a very good junior campaign, in which she posted 15 goals, eight assists and 38 points, with an even bigger senior season for Floyd Central.
After posting team-highs in goals (13) and points (30) as a sophomore while playing alongside her older sister, Logan, Grace Barber had an even better junior season for New Albany.
Ten area players — including three who were named “Supreme” — have earned All-State honors from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Some are running stairs inside their house. Others are doing as many push-ups and sit-ups as they can. More are hitting off of tees — the baseball and softball variety, as well as the golf variety.
Two local girls and one boy were among 71 seniors — 39 boys and 32 girls — from across the state who have been selected first-team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Silver Creek senior Bailey Cravens recently signed to continue her academic and athletic careers at Lakeland Community College (Ohio). Pictured, left to right, front row: father Paul Cravens, Bailey Cravens, mother Anga Cravens; back row: Silver Creek head coach Nate Gibson, sister Shayla Cr…
Two boys’ basketball players from Floyd Central, two from Jeffersonville and two from New Albany have been named to the All-Hoosier Hills Conference first team.
NEW YORK — The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.
CLARKSVILLE — As the Providence boys’ basketball team prepared for a “breakdown” at the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, the Pioneers gathered together and raised their hands and arms in unison.
SELLERSBURG — Earlier this week Silver Creek coach Brandon Hoffman gushed about the anticipated environment at Saturday’s Washington Regional, which will feature the top three teams in Class 3A.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota is 845 miles from this part of Southern Indiana. This week, however, the biggest city in the Mount Rushmore State will have plenty of local flavor in it.
CLARKSVILLE — For Providence head coach Ryan Miller, his first season on the job has featured flashes of what he hoped his team could be, along with some sights he’d rather forget.
CLARKSVILLE — Senior leadership and a coach with ties to the school proved to be keys in offsetting the instability that has plagued the Providence program in recent years.
HANOVER — Seniors Sterling Huber and Austin Grantz led the way as Providence took control early and held off Southwestern for an 87-66 win in the final of the Class 2A Southwestern Sectional on Saturday night.
CORYDON — Reigning state champion Silver Creek continued its march through the Class 3A Corydon Sectional with a convincing 69-50 win over North Harrison in Friday night’s semifinals.
SEYMOUR — Floyd Central started fast and furious and cruised to a 61-47 victory over defending champion Jeffersonville in the Class 4A Seymour Sectional semifinals Friday night.
HANOVER — Junior Zack Johnson scored 23 points as Providence held off Switzerland County for a 53-43 win in the semifinal round of the Class 2A Southwestern Sectional on Friday night.
The first-round sectional games are in the books. Save Jennings County’s 59-53 victory over New Albany in the Class 4A games at Seymour, things pretty much went as expected. Action figures to heat up this weekend, beginning with Friday night’s semifinals and culminating in Saturday’s champio…
This Week's Circulars
Karen Lynn Balmer, 62 years of age passed away on March 24, 2020 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. She was born on May 24, 1957 in New Albany, Indiana. Karen is survived by her brother, Dave Balmer and his wife Becky, and her Bopsie Twin, Janice Weber. A private family graveside service was held at …
Services are private for Carole Barton and she will be laid to rest at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Leave a message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Wanda Lea (Grangier) Goulding, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The daughter of the late Amiel and Evelyn Drake Grangier, Wanda was born February 26, 1939 in New Albany. She was a banking officer with PNC Bank and retired after 35 years of service and was a member of Our Lady of Perp…
Many people are working from home these days, sent packing by their employers as the U.S. and nations around the world try to blunt the rise of coronavirus cases, having now reached pandemic numbers. We all could use the infusion of some happier musings, so think about the upside of working from home and let us know which of these silver linings fits you best.
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