The New Albany native, a former standout at New Albany and Louisville Trinity high schools as well as Purdue University, is in his rookie year with the NFL's Arizona Cardinals.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 23 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double and Indiana defeated Nebraska 78-71 on Monday night, a rare road win for the Hoosiers.
NEW ALBANY — The best things in life are never easy, and for New Albany head coach Jim Shannon earning his 600th career victory was no different.
CHARLESTOWN — Jake Helton scored eight of his game-high 14 points in the second half to help Charlestown rally for a 41-39 victory over visiting Borden on Saturday night.
NEW ALBANY — Ashlin Owen and Leah Stevens combined for 29 points to lead host Christian Academy to a 42-24 victory over visiting Clarksville on Thursday night (a.k.a. the Warriors’ Senior Night).
Former New Albany boys’ basketball standout James “Jim” Henry, who once outscored Oscar Robertson in a state semifinal game, passed away last Saturday. He was 84.
To long-time New Albany boys’ basketball coach Jim Shannon, Saturday night’s game against Scottsburg isn’t important because a victory would give him 600 for his career.
HANOVER — Thanks to some hot second-half shooting, the New Albany boys’ basketball team rallied past host Southwestern for a 59-48 win, moving head coach Jim Shannon within one victory of 600 for his career, Tuesday night.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Host Floyd Central outscored New Albany 15-10 in the final frame to rally for a 42-38 win in a Hoosier Hills Conference clash Saturday night.
BORDEN — Rock Creek ran out to an early lead and never looked back en route to a 57-42 win at Borden in a matchup of sectional foes Saturday night.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Nathaniel Hoffman scored 17 points off the bench to lead Floyd Central to a 75-51 victory over visiting Corydon Central on Friday night.
HANOVER — Casey Kaelin and Quentin Hesse scored 11 points apiece to lead the Providence to a 49-48 win at Southwestern in a matchup of sectional rivals on Tuesday night.
Jake Heidbreder (Air Force): The Floyd Central graduate is a freshman on the men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-5 guard was named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Week by the league Monday. Heidbreder had 14 points in the Falcons’ 49-47 win over Utah State in its MWC opener last W…
Cole Hussung (Michigan): The Floyd Central graduate is a sophomore on the football team. The 5-9, 194-pound kicker was named to the 2021 Academic All-Big Ten team for the fall term in December. Criteria for making the team includes maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or highe…
Marion Lukes (Central Michigan): The Charlestown graduate is a freshman on the CMU football team. Last Friday, the 5-9, 160-pound running back/kick returner returned one kickoff for 21 yards in the Chippewas’ 24-21 win over Washington State in the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. H…
Caroline Hilbrich, Abby Marks and Grace Purichia didn’t just do a little bit of everything for their respective teams this past season — they did a lot.
Two members of the area’s top team, as well as another runner who had a standout season, are the three finalists for the News and Tribune Sports Performance Yearly (NTSPY) Awards Boys’ Cross Country Runner of the Year.
BORDEN — Behind a very balanced offensive attack, the Borden boys’ basketball team beat visiting Crothersville 75-40 in a Southern Athletic Conference contest Thursday evening.
Juston Betz (Bellarmine): The Providence graduate is a redshirt senior on the men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-3 guard is averaging 6.1 points and a team-best 6.4 rebounds while starting 12 of the Knights’ first 14 games. He’s coming off a season-best 11-rebound performance in Bellarmine’s …
Jake Heidbreder (Air Force): The Floyd Central graduate is a freshman on the men’s basketball team. The 6-5 guard tallied 14 points, five rebounds, two assists and one blocked shot in the Falcons’ 49-47 victory over visiting Utah State on Wednesday afternoon. He was 5-for-9 from the field, i…
Julien Hunter (IU Kokomo): The New Albany graduate is a sophomore on the men’s basketball team. The 6-4 forward is averaging 5.1 points and 2.6 rebounds while starting one of 17 games for the Cougars. Hunter has scored in double digits three times thus far. He’s shooting 56.4 percent from th…
Sean East (John A. Logan): The New Albany graduate is a sophomore on the men’s basketball team. The 6-3 point guard is averaging 23.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and five assists while starting each of the Vols’ first 14 games. East has scored 30 or more points four times thus far. He’s shooting 57…
VINCENNES — Class 3A No. 3 Silver Creek built a 16-point halftime lead and cruised to a 61-44 win over Franklin Central in the Vincennes Lincoln Holiday Tournament on Wednesday.
NEW ALBANY — Host New Albany showed no rust from the Christmas break and knocked off early-season Hoosier Hills Conference leader Seymour 57-47 Tuesday night at the Doghouse.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Pike ran out to an early lead, then held off Floyd Central for a 52-49 boys’ basketball win Tuesday afternoon in the Paul Loggan Memorial Invitational at North Central.
Cobie Barnes (John A. Logan): The Floyd Central graduate is a sophomore on the men’s basketball team. The 6-foot-7 wing is averaging 14.6 points, six rebounds and two assists while starting each of the Vols’ first 14 games. Barnes has scored 20 or more points four times so far. He’s shooting…
Tre Coleman (Nevada): The Jeffersonville graduate is a sophomore on the men’s basketball team. The 6-7 forward is averaging 2.9 points and 3.7 rebounds in 10 games, eight of which he’s started, for the Wolf Pack. He tallied 10 points, his season-high so far, in a game against San Diego on No…
NEW ALBANY — After running an early season gauntlet that included class 4A No. 1 Zionsville and No. 3 Carmel, New Albany was able to catch its breath Wednesday night at the Doghouse.
CHARLESTOWN — Fans who made it to the Charlestown Sports Arena Tuesday night were treated to an early Christmas. In a matchup of two of the top teams in class 3A, No. 10 Corydon Central narrowly defeated No. 15 Charlestown 62-51 in overtime.
BORDEN — Sterling Mikel and Mason Jones combined for 43 points as the senior tandem led the Borden charge Tuesday night, giving the Braves a victory in their last game before Christmas.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Coming off its NAIA World Series run last year and with a No. 7 NAIA Top 25 preseason national ranking this year, Indiana University Southeast is the unanimous favorite in the 2022 River States Conference Baseball Coaches’ Preseason Poll.
FLOYDS KNOBS — The Floyd Central girls’ swimming and diving team won the school’s invitational Saturday, while the Highlander boys’ team finished second in their competition.
CLARKSVILLE — Behind an unselfish effort, host Providence ended a four-game losing streak with a 47-33 victory over visiting Southwestern on Saturday afternoon.
NEW ALBANY — Joshua Renfro, Brady Dunn and Myles Morgan combined for 51 points to lead host Christian Academy to a 62-51 victory over visiting Charlestown on Saturday night.
Last month, Scott Martin announced that he was stepping down from his post as executive director of River Heritage Conservancy. His position is being filled by Susan Rademacher, former president of the Louisville Olmstead Parks Conservancy.
This Week's Circulars
- NBA: Romeo returns to Indiana
- Clark County Sheriff's Office announces reserve deputy graduates
- BASKETBALL: Former New Albany standout passes away
- Jeffersonville honors worker who died from COVID-19
- New Albany police's all-electric vehicle hits the road
- Lanesville man arrested on child molestation charges
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bulldogs give Shannon 600th win
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: 'Super Hicks' the sequel
- New Albany council members discuss safety of anticipated kayak launch point
- Curriculum legislation concerns local teachers