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Man of Steele

Triton Central’s Aaron Steele (making tackle), a 2019 graduate, played his final high school football contest Friday in the IFCA North-South All-Star game. Wearing No. 8 as a defensive back, Steelewas selected by his peers to be one of the captains on the South team. The North team won a close game, 25-24.

Mr. Money cashes in at Indiana Grand

Mr. Money was a big favorite Saturday, and he didn’t disappoint, scoring a victory in near track record time for his fourth career win in his ninth start.

- STAFF REPORT Mr. Money came into the 25th running of the Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby as the big favorite, and he didn’t disappoint, scoring the victory in near track record time for his fourth career win in his ninth career start. The race c

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SHS graduate helps Earlham make All-Scholar List

- STAFF REPORT The Earlham College women’s golf program has been named to the 2018-2019 Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-Scholar Team GPA List. Shelbyville graduate Daniela Joseph, who will be a sophomore this coming year at Earlham, is a mem

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Sophie Doyle makes history in Grade III Indiana Oaks

On Saturday, Sophie Doyle became the first female jockey to capture the $200,000 Indiana Oaks title.

By JENNIE REES Sophie Doyle became the first female jockey to capture the $200,000 Indiana Oaks Saturday in the Grade 3 stakes’ 24th running as Street Band drew off in the stretch to beat Sundaysatthebeach by 3 1/2 lengths at Indiana Grand. “I’m j

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Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame elects officers and also board members

The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame has elected new officers and board members.

STAFF REPORT The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame has elected new officers and added new members to their Board of Directors effective July 1, 2019. Jerry Peirson, a 2010 HOF inductee, has been elected as President. A graduate of Royerton High School and Miami (OH)

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Under the lights

The 2018 Shelbyville soccer Alumni Game was a huge success last year.

By KRIS MILLS - kmills@shelbynews.com Former players and coaches love to support the Shelbyville soccer program. For the second consecutive year, the Golden Bears are hosting an Alumni Game on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. The game will take place under the lights at the Shelb

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Indiana Oaks draws 14 entries at Indiana Grand

Chocolate Kisses from post nine is an early favorite in the Indiana Oaks race at Indiana Grand Saturday.

STAFF REPORT The Grade III $200,000-guaranteed Indiana Oaks has assembled the largest group of three-year-old fillies in the 24-year history of the race. Indiana’s first Graded Stakes event will lead into the Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby Saturd

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Long Range Toddy looking to rebound at Indiana Derby

Willis Horton’s three-year-old colt, Long Range Toddy,receiving a bath this week at Indiana Grand.

- By JENNIE REES On his day, Willis Horton’s 3-year-old colt Long Range Toddy has shown he can compete with the best of his contemporaries, as when he defeated the well-regarded California invader Improbable to capture Oaklawn Park’s Grade 2 Rebel Stake

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Softball dreams

Shelbyville junior Katie Mathies helped her Indy Dreams Gold-Lewis 16U travel softball team win multiple games recently in Denver, Colorado. Mathies ended her week with a .500 batting average, three home runs, five doubles and 20 RBIs. Indy Dreams Gold-Lewis is coached by three locals, Brian Tackett, Terril Bringle and TeAnn Bringle. TeAnn, a former SHS standout, is currently playing DI softball at Indiana State University.

Summer catch

Shelbyville’s Kylee Edwards (far left, top row) and Karissa Hamilton (third from right, top row) competed in the Independence Day Tournament in Boulder, Colorado with the Indiana Magic Gold - Bay last week. The team finished second in a tough pool (five top-20 ranked teams). Indiana Magic beat the Cali Cruisers 11-0, the Beverly Bandits 9-4 and No. 11 GA Impact 4-2. The team tied No. 6 Corona Angels 4-4 and fell to No. 4 Mercado A’s 7-5. Edwards will be a freshman at SHS this school year. Hamilton, who had a standout freshman campaign for the Golden Bears softball team, will be a sophomore.

Fresh faces

Shelbyville head coach Ryan Mack encourages his team during a game last season.

By KRIS MILLS - kmills@shelbynews.com In a couple years, Ryan Mack may need to call for backup. Entering his seventh season with the Golden Bears, Mack had a new idea for team bonding this summer — an overnight camp. Fueling Shelbyville’s youth wit

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Indiana Derby set for Saturday

Axelrod winning the Grade III $500,000 Indiana Derby last year at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

By JENNIE REES Allied Racing’s Mr. Money, who off a pair of Grade 3 stakes victories at Churchill Downs stamped himself as one of the fastest and most-improved 3-year-olds in the country, is headed to Saturday night’s $500,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana G

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Aaron Steele to play in IFCA North-South All-Star game

Former Triton Central football standout Aaron Steele (3) will play in the IFCA North-South All-Star game on Friday.

By KRIS MILLS - kmills@shelbynews.com The Indiana Football Coaches Association North-South All-Star game is set for Friday at North Central High School in Indianapolis. The 53rd annual All-Star event, featuring players from across the state, will begin at 7:15 p.m.

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Elite shooter

Getting stronger

Morristown guard Kyle Crim puts up a shot near the basket in a contest against Shelbyville last season.

By KRIS MILLS - kmills@shelbynews.com MORRISTOWN — As a head coach who has won a state championship, Morristown's Scott McClelland knows what it takes to make it to the top. Despite repeating as sectional champs last season, McClelland said his Yellow Ja

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