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.
Nolan Keeler (Marian): The New Albany graduate, a freshman on the men’s golf team, appeared in six events during the fall and spring for the Knights. In the fall, he finished eighth in the Shootout at Sultan’s Run and tied for 10th in the SAU Bill Bockwitz Golf Classic. In the spring, he tie…
Hayden Hope (Spalding): The Christian Academy graduate, a sophomore on the men’s golf team, competed in four tournaments in the fall as the Eagles’ spring season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. His top finish was a tie for 16th in the Stateline Shootout last September.
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.
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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…
Micah Camble (Indiana): The New Albany graduate, a freshman on the men’s track team, competed in several races during the indoor season. He was part of the Hoosiers’ victorious 1,600-meter relay team in the Hoosier Hills meet. He also took third in the 600 run at the Hoosier Hills.
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.
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.
Lee Kelly, a long-time New Albany High School teacher and the long-time director of the WNAS radio/television program, passed away Monday morning.
Floyd Central's Jake Heidbreder followed up a breakout sophomore season with an outstanding junior campaign. With the graduation of Cobie Barnes, the reigning Player of the Year, and eight others from last season, Heidbreder became the Highlanders’ leader. He proved up to the challenge. The …
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.
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.
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After finishing sixth (at 145 pounds) at the IHSAA State Finals as a junior, the reigning Wrestler of the Year capped off his career in memorable fashion, atop the medal stand at Bankers Life Fieldhouse after winning the 152-pound weight class.
Floyd Central's J Conway followed up a fine freshman season, he went 23-4 and advanced to the IHSAA State Finals in the 126-pound weight class, with a sensational sophomore campaign.
After placing fourth in the state as a 113-pound sophomore, Floyd Central junior Gavinn Alstott appeared destined for a third straight trip to the IHSAA State Finals. Grappling at 126 pounds, he only lost one match during the regular season (to an out-of-state foe) and was ranked among the b…
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.
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.
Philip Archer (Southern Illinois): The Floyd Central graduate, a senior first baseman on the baseball team, hit .344 with five doubles, one triple, one home run and 18 RBIs while starting 18 games for the Salukis. He also tallied a .500 slugging percentage and .430 on-base percentage while r…
Former Jeffersonville girls’ basketball standout Jaylynn Brown, who is coming off two solid seasons at Lincoln Trail College, recently decided that she will continue her career at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Jensen Striegel (Murray State): The Floyd Central graduate, an outfielder on the softball team, hit .220 with a triple while scoring 11 runs and starting all 22 games for the Racers. She also walked eight times and went 5-for-6 on stolen base attempts. Striegel will have two seasons of eligi…
Two Jeffersonville senior wrestlers who helped the Red Devils to their third straight sectional title this past season recently made their college decisions.
Paige Schindler (Louisville): The Borden graduate, a junior right-handed pitcher on the softball team, made three appearances in the circle for the Cards. On Feb. 22, she tossed 1 2/3 innings of relief against nationally-ranked Alabama and did not allow a baserunner while issuing a strikeout…
Tim Redford (William Woods University): The New Albany graduate, a senior catcher on the baseball team, hit .206 with two doubles and seven RBIs while starting 11 games for the Owls in the abbreviated season. Redford also had a .991 fielding percentage and threw out 7 of 12 potential base stealers.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association made two announcements Wednesday that will impact the summers of many of the state’s prep athletes.
Chase Rudy (Southern Indiana): The New Albany graduate, a freshman pitcher on the baseball team, went 0-0 in three relief appearances for the Screaming Eagles. In three innings pitched he allowed six earned runs while striking out three.
Mackenzie Smith (Hanover): The Charlestown graduate, a junior outfielder on the softball team, hit .316 in nine games for the Panthers. She had a .409 on-base percentage, recording six hits in 19 at-bats.
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