FLOYDS KNOBS — A defense can often be a quarterback’s best friend, just ask Tristan Polk.
Providence senior Courtney Glotzbach and junior Ali Hornung were among 14 players in Class 4A named first-team All-State by the Indiana Volleyball Coaches Association on Tuesday and Silver Creek senior Macie Garrison received the same honor in Class 3A.
NEW ALBANY – New Albany got a game-high 15 points from 6-2 senior forward Naria Reed, but a swarming Columbus North defense proved too much to overcome as the Bulldogs lost 40-28 to the visiting Bull Dogs at the Doghouse on Tuesday night.
AMHERST, Mass. — Massachusetts freshman, and former New Albany standout, Sean East tallied 17 points, seven assists and four steals while also hitting a three-quarter-court shot at the end of the first half to spark the Minutemen to an 80-71 win over Northeastern on Tuesday.
NEW ALBANY — Freshman Emily Cissell scored a game-high 16 points to lead visiting Borden to a 41-36 win over Christian Academy in the Warriors' season-opener Tuesday night.
CLARKSVILLE — First-year coach Shelby Gliebe is emphasizing "the process" in taking over a Clarksville program that has lost 37 straight games after an 0-25 campaign in 2018-19.
BORDEN — While the 2018-19 season was not a return to championship glory for Borden, the Braves tripled their win total to finish 9-16. Third-year coach Matt Vick hopes to see continued improvement.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville put an exclamation mark on its first week of the season with its 58-46 win over a visiting Castle team on Saturday.
Romeo Langford made a splash in his G League debut Saturday night for the Maine Red Claws, posting a stat line of 27 points, five rebounds, two assists and six blocked shots.
EVANSVILLE — Sophomore Maleea Roland hit four 3-pointers and tallied a game-high 14 points to lead New Albany to a 47-41 win at Evansville Bosse in its season-opener Saturday.
One big key proved to be a huge factor in Saturday afternoon's Hoosier Hills Conference girls basketball game between Columbus East and Floyd Central — defense.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Nan Garcia put on the quintessential performance in efficiency Friday night in Jeffersonville’s girls’ basketball home opener, pouring in 37 points on 10-of-14 shooting from the field and 12-of-13 accuracy at the free-throw line.
CLARKSVILLE — The Providence Pioneers stood toe-to-toe with visiting Triton Central for three quarters in Friday night’s Class 2A Sectional 39 championship game at Murphy Stadium, but the Tigers scored 20 unanswered points to notch the 20-0 shutout.
NEW WASHINGTON — Silver Creek got out to a 17-0 lead and led by as many as 36 points Thursday to open its season with a 60-39 victory at New Washington in a clash of Clark County teams.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Floyd Central coach James Bragg has asked his team a simple question several times this week: Where do the Highlanders want to be Saturday morning?
NEW ALBANY — Despite the fact that New Albany is coming off its lowest win total in more than a decade, the Bulldogs enter this season with high hopes.
FLOYDS KNOBS — Host Floyd Central outscored South Central 16-0 in the second quarter on the way to a 57-21 win in the season-opener for both Wednesday night.
AUSTIN — Despite losing one starter just a few minutes before tipoff, and having another one slowed by injury, Jeffersonville rolled to a 67-37 win at Austin in its season-opener Wednesday night.
HENRYVILLE — Host Henryville jumped out to an 18-2 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to a 49-6 win over Rock Creek in the season-opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Junior guard Al Durham was perfect from the floor, junior forward Justin Smith was turning steals into dunks and freshman guard Armaan Franklin played with the poise of a veteran.
SELLERSBURG — Silver Creek boys' basketball has been a revelation in recent years with a state title in 2019 and multiple Dragons receiving Division I offers.
FLOYDS KNOBS — With senior point guard Kalissa Fosskuhl and sophomore guard Keegan Kaiser, coach Randy Gianfagna enters his second season on the Floyd Central bench with a solid backcourt base.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The formula is in place for coach Mike Warren, who has a solid 98-50 record in six seasons — to celebrate his first sectional title at the helm of the Jeffersonville girls’ basketball program.
Perhaps it’s fitting Sunday’s bizarre game at Heinz Field ended with Adam Vinatieri attempting a kick into the NFL’s version of the Bermuda Triangle.
Three area teams will play for sectional titles Friday night. Two of those will play each other, and one of those will win their first sectional championship in at least a decade.
PEKIN — Senior running back Colin Flake rushed for 311 yards and five touchdowns on 16 carries as Providence rolled over Eastern 42-16 in the semifinals of Class 2A Sectional 39 on Friday night.
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Cody Winston Embry, 79, Henryville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at Sellersburg Nursing and Rehab. Born on the family farm in Butler County, Ky., March 14, 1940. Cody loved his relationship with the Lord, the outdoors, music, and the UK Wildcats. He was preceded in death by his parent…
James "Jim" Jackson died November 12, 2019. Funeral service, Saturday November 16 at 11 a.m., Coots' Funeral Home. Visitation,: Friday 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial, Utica Cemetery.
Marie Gentry died Nov. 11, 2019. Funeral service, Saturday, November 16 at 1 p.m., Little Flock Baptist Church. Visitation Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at church.
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- NEW: Clark County judges react to Indiana Supreme Court decision
- Floyd County residents concerned about rapid growth near Georgetown
- UPDATE: Charlestown Mayor Hall will seek recount after losing re-election bid by 30 votes
- Downtown Jeffersonville condos showcased to public for first time
- Horseshoe Southern Indiana to open new land-based casino Dec. 12
- Charlestown Mayor Hall to announce decision on recount Tuesday
- FOOTBALL: Highlanders down Red Devils for sectional title
- Meal program for New Albany's homeless community faces uncertain future
- Beloved former NAHS Latin teacher dies