CHARLESTOWN — The Charlestown boys’ basketball program has nine sectional titles to its credit, with four of those coming in the last 25 years. New head coach Sean Smith has returned looking for his second at the school — after guiding the Pirates to the 2008 crown — and he has an assistant …

FLOYDS KNOBS — The bats remained scorching hot for Floyd Knobs Post 42 after scoring 12 runs in the first four innings Thursday night in a home American Legion baseball victory over Oldham County (Ky.).

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Floyd Central and Jeffersonville will have two wrestlers apiece competing this weekend in Fargo, N.D., at the U.S. Marine Corps Junior Cadet Nationals, which is the largest and known as the pinnacle in youth wrestling tournaments.

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.

MARK HUMPHREY | THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFormer Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew reacts to an official's call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee in this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo in Nashville, Tenn.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — As Isaac Parker looked to fill out his first football coaching staff at his alma mater, he sought out coaches with ties to the program, a passion for football and positive people who are committed to building a winning culture.

The Floyd County Fishing Club has put on several tournaments in recent weeks and will visit Patoka Lake on July 20 for another Indiana Bass Federation Youth tournament.

The Boston Celtics will play their first game in the NBA Summer League on Saturday in Las Vegas. While you will likely see former New Albany star and Indiana University standout Romeo Langford on the Celtics bench, you most likely won’t see him on the court today, and maybe not at all in Sin City.

College baseball veterans from Clark and Floyd County had great springs. Jeffersonville grads Joseph Burke and Ian Ellis at Kentucky Wesleyan mashed and former Red Devil Drew Campbell of Louisville played hero in the College World Series after getting drafted by the Atlanta Braves.

JEFFERSONVILLE — New Albany stayed in the driver’s seat in the 12U District 5 Tournament, pulling away for a 17-1 victory against Silver Creek on Tuesday in a five-inning game at Jeff/GRC Little League.

Former Jeffersonville High School graduate Drew Campbell, who recently completed his junior season with the University of Louisville, officially became a professional baseball player Friday, when he signed with the Atlanta Braves. 

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Reds' starting pitcher Sonny Gray (4-5) tossed two-hit baseball for six innings Friday night, working into the seventh to help his team snap a four-game losing streak. Joey Votto went 4 for 4 and reached base five times for the Reds, who defeated the first-place Chica…

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Ella Ree (Bishop) Sorrels, 86 years of age passed on July 18, 2019. She was born June 1, 1933 in Centertown, Kentucky to the late Ralph and Dora B. (Brown) Bishop and was the widow of Harrell Edward Sorrels who passed in 2007. Ella formerly worked at H.A. Seinsheimers and was a wonderful wif…

Masako N. Santos, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Silvercrest Nursing Home at the age of 89. Masako was born in Okinawa, Japan and endured many hardships in her young life including protecting her younger siblings during the occupation of Okinawa by…

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