Jacob Jones (Green Bay): The Jeffersonville graduate is a 5-10 freshman guard on the men’s basketball team. He has decided to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal. This season, Jones played a total of 14 minutes while scoring four points and grabbing two rebounds over six games for the Phoenix. …
Brooklyn Gibbs (IU Southeast): The freshman is a right-handed pitcher on the softball team. Gibbs was named the River States Conference’s Pitcher and Player of the Week for her play Feb. 22-28 on Monday. At the plate, Gibbs went 11 for 18 for a .688 batting average last week. She hit four ho…
Josh Jefferson (Green Bay): The New Albany graduate is a 6-2 redshirt senior guard on the men’s basketball team. For the second straight year he will enter the NCAA’s transfer portal. Jefferson averaged 14.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 27.1 minutes per game while starting nine of 2…
Luke Gohmann (Marian): The Floyd Central graduate is a 6-foot-6 junior wing on the men’s basketball team. Gohmann started and tallied four points and two rebounds in the Knights’ 86-71 win over St. Francis in the Crossroads League Tournament final Tuesday night at Marian. Gohmann has average…
Philip Archer (Southern Illinois): The Floyd Central graduate is a senior first baseman on the baseball team. On Monday, Archer was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week after hitting .625 and leading the Salukis to a 4-0 mark last week. He went 10 for 16 with four doubles,…
The first-round sectional games are in the books for our local teams and, save Christian Academy knocking off Rock Creek and Charlestown dropping a tough one to Scottsburg, things pretty much went as expected.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Earlier this season during a timeout in a tight game, Floyd Central coach Todd Sturgeon drew up a play for his team to run.
CHARLESTOWN — Fresh off what coach Sean Smith called his team’s best half of the season, Charlestown managed just 17 second-half points as Scottsburg rallied for a 60-54 win in the first round of the Class 3A Charlestown Sectional on Wednesday night.
Brian Kellar was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The extended at-…
Dan “The Man” Jackson was one of 39 Southern Indiana athletes who competed in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regular in-person competition and events of the Summer Games were held virtually. The ext…
The New Albany Little League 12U All-Star team isn’t getting an opportunity to compete in the state tournament, with a chance at advancing to the famed Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn. This weekend, though, the team is competing in a USSSA Tournament in Elizabethtown, Ky. Th…
JEFFERSONVILLE — A pair of former University of Louisville national champions are teaming up for a basketball camp in Jeffersonville next month.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — This year’s Little League World Series, as well as the region tournaments and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions, have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW ALBANY — On a perfect blue-sky spring afternoon several area high school coaches, and another from college, hit the blacktop — actually the bluetop — on Romeo Langford Court at Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park on Friday.
The popularity of combat sports cannot be denied. ESPN reported 5.5 million teenagers and 3.2 million children younger than 13 participate in mixed-martial arts.
WESTFIELD — There was one common denominator in the Silver Creek 12U All-Star team’s run to district and state titles — it lost one game.
WESTFIELD — An already memorable summer for the Silver Creek 12U All-Stars became even more unforgettable Sunday morning.
District 5 Little League success has been led by New Albany in recent years, but the summer of 2019 has proven that prosperity extends to Jeffersonville, Sellersburg and Floyds Knobs.
LIVERMORE, CALIF. — Highlander Youth Recreation scored one run in the top of the seventh inning to beat host Livermore/Granada (Calif.) 2-1 Monday night in the Intermediate 50/70 World Series.
We have been blessed with many successful teams in Clark and Floyd counties. From Little League to high school, we have had very talented and successful individuals on these teams. Not every kid is a Romeo Langford from New Albany, or Drew Ellis from Jeffersonville playing in the pros and th…
NEW ALBANY — Thirteen Jeff/GRC baseball players made enough positive memories prior to Sunday’s 12-0 loss to Brownsburg in the semifinals of the 10U Little League State Tournament that should ease the sting of the disappointing end.
NEW ALBANY — The Jeff/GRC 10U All-Stars rallied from a four-run deficit with only six outs remaining to force extra innings and move on to the semifinals of the Little League State Tournament with an 8-7 victory in seven innings against New Castle.
FLOYDS KNOBS — After dominant runs to state and regional titles, the Highlander Youth Recreation 50/70 All-Star team now has its sights set on a world title.
NEW ALBANY — The Jeff/GRC 10U All-Stars were able to put together some big crooked numbers in winning the District 5 championship, but Bedford limited the Jeff/GRC squad to just four hits Thursday in the opening game in Pool B at the Little League State Finals, holding on for a 7-2 victory.
FISHERS — Floyds Knobs Community Club beat Pike County (Ill.) 6-1 Wednesday to cap off pool play and clinch the No. 1 seed in the Central Region Tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS — The New Albany 11U Little League All-Star team won a state championship Sunday afternoon, blasting Wabash 13-3 in five innings at Decatur Little League.
KALAMAZOO, MICH. — After having its Saturday game postponed, Highlander Youth Recreation won a pair of pool-play games in the Intermediate 50/70 Central Region Tournament Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS — A 13-run third inning helped the New Albany All-Star team rally from an early five-run deficit to beat Dyer 18-12 Saturday in an 11U Little League State Tournament elimination game at Decatur Little League.
GREENWOOD — Red-hot pitching propelled the Silver Creek Little League baseball team to its first state title on a scorching Saturday.
KALAMAZOO, MICH. — Justin Early’s walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Highlander Youth Recreation to an 8-7 win over Keystone (Neb.) on Friday afternoon in its first pool play game in the Intermediate 50/70 Central Region Tournament.
GREENWOOD — Bryce and Preston Kernen were a twin killing on the mound while Preston Burton sparked the offense for the Silver Creek All-Star team Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS — The New Albany 11U All-Star team rolled to a 7-1 win over Dyer Little League in its opening game of the State Tournament on Thursday evening at Decatur Little League.
GREENWOOD — Wednesday's Little League State Tournament pool-play game between Silver Creek and Brownsburg was a pitchers' duel.
SELLERSBURG — The Road to Williamsport, the site of the Little League World Series, picks up in Greenwood for Indiana teams this week.
ZIONSVILLE — The Floyds Knobs Community Club 10U and 12U teams secured Little League softball state championships Sunday with dominant performances.
ZIONSVILLE — The Floyds Knobs Community Club 12U All-Stars and 10U All-Stars will play for a Little League softball state championship today.
CHARLESTOWN — The Charlestown High School girls basketball and girls track teams have multiple prospects who will be looking to make some noise for the Pirates in a couple years.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Floyds Knobs 12U and 10U softball teams are Zionsville bound, looking to begin quests for state championships following dominant performances in the District 5 Little League Tournament.
This Week's Circulars
A look at those lost in January, 2021
Celebration of Life service, 11 a.m. Wednesday March 10, 2021, Market Street Chapel, Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes, 1119 E. Market Street. Visitation, 3 - 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Ronald Doersam, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, left this earth July 24, 2020 to be with his wife, Betty, and his daughter, Brenda Kelsch. He is survived by his daughter, Debra Scott; son-in-law, Mark Kelsch; sister, Jackie (Marv) Weber; as well as five grandchildren…
Jeffrey Taylor, 59, of Jeffersonville, Indiana passed away on February 26, 2021. He loved fishing and spending time outdoors. Jeffrey is survived by his mother, Judy Fouts; father, Harold Taylor; uncle, Floyd Gadden; brother, Brian Kees; as well as a host of other friends and family. He is p…
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