A look at how Clark County and Floyd County natives are faring in college sports.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Floyd Central gets its chance to avenge last year's season-ending loss to Seymour today in the semifinals of the Class 4A Jeffersonville Sectional.
NEW ALBANY — New Albany senior Mariah Grant may have played in her final high school softball game Monday night but the dual-sport standout looks to prolong her athletics career tonight in track and field in the Evansville Central Regional.
NEW ALBANY — New Albany rode the long ball and a splendid pitching performance by Cody Medley to the Stan Sajko Invitational title Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS — Floyd Central took third while Silver Creek finished fifth at Saturday's Franklin Central Invitational at Smock Golf Course.
FRANKLIN — Floyd Central's bid for a trip to the state championship was ended one match short. Roncalli swept the Highlanders 25-12, 25-23, 25-22 in the Indiana Boys' Volleyball Coaches Association state semifinals Saturday afternoon at Franklin High School.
MADISON — Borden had a big day on the road Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader from host Shawe Memorial. The Braves won the first game 17-1 in five innings before taking the second 18-0 in another five-inning affair.
NEW ALBANY — New Albany held off a rally from Corydon to win 7-6 in the first round of the Stan Sajko Invitational on Friday at Mount Tabor Field.
The 2018-19 season high school wrestling season featured a large contingent of Clark and Floyd County wrestlers who claimed conference and postseason championships and four who reached the IHSAA state finals.
Jeffersonville held on to boys sectional bragging rights Friday with a third straight Jeffersonville Sectional title, but Henryville left Blair Field with three sectional champions, matching the Red Devils.
CORYDON — New Albany seniors Micah Camble and Nd Eze led the way as the Bulldogs ended Floyd Central’s 16-year run as sectional champion at the Corydon Central Sectional on Thursday night.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Clark County athletes were racking up victories Thursday night in the Jeffersonville Sectional, but a team champion won't be crowned until tonight.
RAMSEY — Jeffersonville senior Casey Schweitzer hit a trio of home runs and had seven RBIs to lead the Red Devils to a 14-3 win at North Harrison in high school softball action Thursday night.
PEKIN — Borden scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie the score at 7-7 at Eastern on Wednesday, but the Musketeers answered with two in the bottom of the sixth, hodling on for a 9-7 high school softball victory.
Jeffersonville seeks, and is a strong favorite, for a fourth straight sectional crown — and 46th overall — tonight at Blair Field.
Floyd Central, meanwhile, seeks a 17th straight, and 19th overall, sectional title at Corydon Central.
Salem scored two in the bottom of the first, but Henryville tied it in the second and scored two more in the sixth on its way to a 4-2 high school baseball victory Wednesday.
CLARKSVILLE — To Scott Hornung, Wednesday night’s game against Austin was more about the players, past and present, who have come through the Pioneers’ program.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Host Jeffersonville ran its win streak to eight straight games on Wednesday night, erupting for six runs in the bottom of the first en route to beating Silver Creek 13-6 at Don Poole Field.
FLOYDS KNOBS — New Albany senior Mariah Grant had a great meet, but it was Floyd Central that won the day as the Highlanders posted their 10th straight title at the Floyd Central Sectional on Tuesday night at Ron Weigleb Stadium.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville got out of the blocks — literally and in the figurative sense of a tough team battle the Red Devils were expecting from Silver Creek on Tuesday night in the Jeffersonville Sectional.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Abby Letson struck out 15 while Taryn Weddle hit her 15th home run of the season to lead Floyd Central to a 4-1 win over visiting Louisville Eastern on Tuesday night.
CHARLESTOWN — Thanks to a pair of singles victories and a default in doubles, Charlestown edged visiting Corydon Central 3-2 in a Mid-Southern Conference match Tuesday.
For the third time in the past six years, the boys’ basketball season in Southern Indiana ended with a team securing a state championship. Silver Creek joined 2016 Class 4A champ New Albany and 2013 Class A champion Borden by claiming the Class 3A title in March.
SELLERSBURG — Silver Creek capped off another unbeaten Mid-Southern Conference campaign with an 8-1 victory over visiting Brownstown Central on Monday night.
LANESVILLE — Madison Wathen tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout and Taryn Weddle hit a pair of home runs to power Floyd Central to a 4-0 win at Lanesville on Monday night.
MADISON — Floyd Central needed a tiebreaker to edge Bedford North Lawrence for the team title at the Hoosier Hills Conference Championships, held in cool and gray conditions Monday afternoon at Sunrise Golf Course.
NEW ALBANY — Bedford North Lawrence slammed the ball around Mt. Tabor Field in the Hoosier Hills Conference tournament semifinal against host New Albany, forcing the Bulldogs to use six pitchers in a 15-8 victory Wednesday.
CLARKSVILLE — Four Silver Creek golfers earned all-conference honors Saturday during the Mid-Southern Conference Championships at Wooded View Golf Course, leading the Dragons to a third straight MSC title.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Third-seeded Floyd Central rolled to a pair of straight-set victories and the Regional Seven title Saturday at Highland Hills Middle School.
JEFFERSONVILLE — When Jeffersonville’s offense and pitching hit on all cylinders like they did Friday night, Red Devils coach Derek Ellis called it “a beautiful thing.”
This Week's Circulars
Mary Elizabeth Farnsley, 92, of New Albany, Indiana passed away Monday at Baptist Health Floyd. New Albany. She was the former Mary McNew, a native of Laurel County, Kentucky. Mary was a homemaker and a foster parent to several children. Preceded in death by husband, Carl D. Farnsley; sons, …
Wanda L. Ramey Van Meter, 88, died Monday, May 20, 2019 at Westminster Health Care in Clarksville. She was born in Louisville and was a retired supervisor for the U.S. Census Bureau. She was a member of Howard Park Christian Church in Clarksville. She was preceded in death by her husbands, H…
Betty A. Roby, 72, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was a retired bus driver of Greater Clark County School Corporation. Betty was a member of member of Moose Lodge Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a native of Jeffersonville…
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