BLOOMINGTON — With the NBA Draft reportedly being pushed back more than three months, the NCAA announced Thursday it has set a new deadline date for college players to decide whether to return to school.
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana coach Archie Miller said as tough as how last season ended, he’s looking forward to the potential of a breakout season in 2020-21.
Haley Huddleston (Hanover): The Henryville graduate, a senior on the women’s track & field team, didn’t compete in any indoor meets. She previously played for the women’s basketball team.
Lexi Gurr (Hanover): The Charlestown graduate, a sophomore on the women’s track & field team, competed in several indoor meets for the Panthers this past season. She was a member of Hanover’s fifth-place-finishing distance medley relay team, helping the Panthers take home the Heartland C…
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana announced plans Wednesday for athletes to return for voluntary workouts, another positive step in college sports returning this fall during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Addison Greenwell (Marian): The New Albany graduate, a senior on the men’s golf team, appeared in one tournament during the abbreviated season. He tied for 20th-place at the Gulf Shores Invitational in early March.
WASHINGTON — Louisville native Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. He was 74.
BLOOMINGTON — The Indiana football program suffered another tragic offseason event when news surfaced late Sunday night that popular former IU defensive lineman Chris Beaty was shot and killed in downtown Indianapolis.
Mason Gamero (Purdue Fort Wayne): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman on the men’s volleyball team, tallied three assists and five digs while playing in all 17 matches in an abbreviated season for the Mastodons.
Caleb Futter (Grand Valley State): The Christian Academy graduate, a freshman on the men’s track & field team, redshirted this season, as he did in cross country.
BLOOMINGTON — The decision by Trayce Jackson-Davis to return for his sophomore season gives Indiana a formidable, athletic frontcourt presence.
McKenna Cavanaugh (Southern Indiana): The Christian Academy graduate, a freshman on the women’s track & field team, competed in several meets during the indoor season. She took third in the mile run at Indianapolis’ Greyhound Invitational. At the Great Lakes Valley Conference meet, she f…
BLOOMINGTON – The departure of junior forward Justin Smith last week opens the door for new players to emerge at the wing spots for Indiana this season.
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.
When five-star point guard Khristian Lander signed his letter of intent to play at Indiana last week, it added star potential to an IU backcourt that was inconsistent throughout the 2019-20 season.
Adam Spalding (Bellarmine): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman pitcher on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
Abby Letson (Indiana State): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman left-handed pitcher on the softball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
OMAHA, Neb. — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.
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.
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.
Kennedy Wynn (Ball State): The New Albany graduate, a senior infielder/outfielder on the softball team, hit .352 with three doubles, two triples and four RBIs while starting 21 of 22 games for the Cardinals. She also had a .481 slugging percentage and .373 on-base percentage.
Cassie Thomerson (Indiana State): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman infielder on the softball team, hit a pair of home runs and drove in four in 13 games, including eight starts, for the Sycamores. She also scored four runs.
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.
Brooke Smith (Spalding): The Floyd Central graduate, a utilityplayer on the softball team, hit .328 with four doubles, a triple and 20 RBIs. She also had a .426 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .759 OPS.
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.
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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.
Two days after leaving Purdue’s men’s basketball team, junior swingman Nojel Eastern announced on his Twitter account he’s transferring within the Big Ten to Michigan.
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.
Jon Cato (Olney Central College): The Floyd Central graduate, a redshirt sophomore right-handed pitcher on the baseball team, went 2-1 with one save in four appearances on the mound for the Blue Knights. In 12 innings he allowed seven earned runs while walking four and striking out a team-high 18.
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…
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