FLOYDS KNOBS — Floyd Central kicked off its high school softball season by narrowly holding off cross-river foe Pleasure Ridge Park 4-3 on Tuesday, as Dallas Henderson provided the go-ahead RBI single in the fifth inning, scoring senior Cassie Thomerson.
SELLERSBURG — While Dragon Nation turned out in full force to support Silver Creek in the Class 3A Seymour Semistate, the coaching staff showed its support for one of their own this past Saturday.
SEYMOUR — Belief and trust in one another is that "it" factor that great teams have, and that's what helped Silver Creek absorb every blow Indianapolis Crispus Attucks delivered Saturday.
SEYMOUR — Last week, in the practices leading up to the Class 3A Seymour Semistate, Silver Creek coach Brandon Hoffman asked his team a question.
Silver Creek’s road through the Class 3A state tournament has gone from the Charlestown Sectional to the Southridge Regional and now to the Seymour Semistate. All three have remarkable facilities with a unique character.
NEW ALBANY — IU Southeast softball coach Joe Witten recorded his 200th career victory as the Grenadiers split a doubleheader with visiting Carlow (Penn.) in River States Conference action Friday.
SEYMOUR — Last Saturday night, Silver Creek senior Jack Hawkins captured the second regional championship of his high school athletic career. It goes nicely with his nine sectional titles.
HUNTINGBURG — About a month ago Silver Creek assistant coach Perry Hunter was walking down a hall at the school when he came upon an odd sight.
Jeffersonville's first sectional championship season in six years came to an end Saturday afternoon against a Bloomington South squad which showed why it's a team that has won 15 in a row and 24 out of 25.
The word that jumped to the front of my mind during Saturday night's game for point guard Ty Kessinger's performance was relentless.
HUNTINGBURG — Some torrid 3-point shooting sparked a devastating run, propelling Silver Creek into tonight’s Class 3A Southridge Regional final.
Steve Green played in a Final Four. He played in the NBA. However for him, nothing compares to what he and his Silver Creek teammates did 50 years ago — win a regional title.
The 1989 Mr. Basketball from Floyd Central, Pat Graham, will be on the bench and his son Cade will be on the court Saturday for Evansville Memorial in the Class 3A Southridge Regional against No. 6 Silver Creek.
SELLERSBURG — Last year Silver Creek rolled into the Class 3A Southridge Regional final with a 55-40 win — its seventh straight — over Southridge in the afternoon semifinal.
Center Grove (19-8), led by prized Indiana-signee Trayce Jackson-Davis, and Jasper (16-9) face off in the first semifinal at 10 a.m. at Lloyd E. Scott Gymnasium before the Red Devils take on South. The semifinal winners will meet in the final at 8 p.m. Saturday night.
Matt Lynch, in his third year as head coach at Tell City, has the Marksmen looking to make some noise against a tough field that includes top-ranked Southwestern — Tell City’s semifinal opponent — No. 8 Linton and No. 9 Paoli.
JEFFERSONVILLE — In last Saturday’s Class 4A Seymour Sectional championship game against New Albany, Jeffersonville was clinging to a 33-29 lead in the final minutes of the third quarter. If the Bulldogs come up with a couple stops, it’s anybody’s game going into the fourth quarter.
SELLERSBURG — In Silver Creek’s season-opening win over Henryville, Trey Kaufman had 17 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, three blocked shots and one Purdue assistant coach there to watch him.
It will be up to a new man on the sideline to end that drought after Jason Connell announced his resignation to his team following a Senior Night loss to Christian Academy.
SEYMOUR — Jeffersonville placed three players in double figures and won its first sectional title since 2013 with a convincing 60-42 victory over archrival New Albany in the Class 4A Seymour Sectional final Saturday night at Scott Gymnasium.
BORDEN — Christian Academy junior guard T.J. Proctor's shot at the buzzer that would have won the Warriors their second consecutive Class A Borden Sectional championship was long, and Lanesville captured the crown in a 64-62 thriller Saturday night.
Photos from Friday's semifinal action. Jeffersonville defeated Bedford North Lawrence and New Albany upset No. 4 Floyd Central to advance to the finals of the Class 4A Seymour Sectional.
SEYMOUR — One blowout and one nail biter has set up a titanic Class 4A Seymour Sectional championship matchup tonight.
Winning sectionals definitely has been — the Bulldogs have won five straight — but as coach Jim Shannon said following his team’s 39-36 upset of fourth-ranked Floyd Central in the Class 4A Seymour Sectional semifinals, “Now, I have to remind them they haven’t won anything yet.”
MARENGO — Senior forward Hayden Burke closed out his basketball career at Providence on a strong note — and his team followed suit — but it wasn’t enough against Paoli’s high-powered offense in the semifinal round of the Class 2A Crawford County Sectional on Friday night.
BORDEN — Christian Academy's quest to win back-to-back Class A sectional championships took another leap forward Friday night as the 13th-ranked Warriors pounded tournament host Borden 70-39 in the first semifinal.
New Albany senior Derrick Stevenson poured in nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and broke a 36-36 tie to lift the Bulldogs to a semifinal victory against No. 4 Floyd Central.
Follow our team of reporters and media partners as they cover the 2019 IHSAA Postseason Tournament in Indiana. Friday’s semifinal coverage includes sports editor Craig Pearson and correspondent Chris Stoner at the Class 4A Seymour Sectional; reporter Josh Cook at the Class 3A Charlestown Sec…
MARENGO — In the gym that is home to the Wolfpack, the Providence Pioneers showed they have some canine-like cohesiveness, ending a 10-game losing streak with a 62-60 comeback victory against town-rival Clarksville in the first round of the Class 2A Crawford County Sectional on Wednesday night.
Jeffersonville junior Nan Garcia, who averaged 19.9 points this past season for the Red Devils, was named as one of six core members to the IndyStar Girls Junior All-Star team.
With a 4-0 spurt to close the first quarter, Charlestown closed to within 13-9 of Brownstown Central on buckets by Caleb Brown off a bounce pass from Ashton Davis and a layup by Bo Braunecker.
Defending champion Christian Academy of Indiana will tangle with upstart Borden in the first Class A sectional semifinal Friday night at Borden after the Braves defeated New Washington in a 35-34 thriller Tuesday.
We are blessed with some impressive high school basketball coaches of both genders here in Southern Indiana. For this boys’ basketball season in particular, it’s been an excellent year.
The work of a basketball coach has parallels with being a scientist, especially when you have a lot of unknown variables to mix together. That was the case for Brian McEwen at Clarksville going into the 2018-19 season.
It wouldn't be shocking to see Silver Creek's 2019 season culminate in Bankers Life Fieldhouse this season, but no matter how it ends, this year's senior class has left a remarkable legacy on the Dragons' program.
Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that 50 people — including famous actresses, prominent professionals and university coaches — were charged in the biggest admissions bribery bust to date. Those charged are accused of paying to rig standardized tests and bribing athletic coaches to designate their children as recruited athletes for admission. Now, several students have filed a lawsuit against some of the universities named in the scheme, including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford.
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