Shelbyville had a tough task for its final home match of the regular season on Thursday. State-ranked Franklin had a power-packed lineup that proved to be too much for the Golden Bears, who dropped the match 0-5.

The Shelbyville News is pleased to announce it is offering a Shelby News’ Athletic Scholarship. This is a great opportunity for a local senior to earn extra money for college expenses.

The Shelbyville track and field teams competed in the Hoosier Heritage Conference meets (boys and girls) this week at Mt. Vernon. The girls raced on Tuesday while the boys’ meet was on Thursday.

Shelbyville senior Layton Stieneker will continue his tennis career at Franklin College, it was announced Thursday evening. A two-time county player of the year, Stieneker advanced to regional action this past season for the second time in his career. As a senior, he played No. 1 doubles wit…

Beginning with the 2022-23 season, a 35-second shot clock will be permitted in high school basketball games by state association adoption. A proposal for a national rule mandating a shot clock was not approved.

The pursuit of excellence is a constant challenge that demands determination and perseverance. The exceptional individual ultimately combines talent, skill development and relentless dedication to reach the pinnacle of a chosen field.

Shelby County Babe Ruth baseball celebrated Donald L. Johnson Memorial Park’s 50-year anniversary this past Friday and Saturday with a retrospective of the complex’s history, tributes to past significant figures in local youth baseball and a full slate of games. The event was rescheduled fro…

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MORRISTOWN — None of the players on the Southwestern baseball team were alive the last time the Spartans won the Shelby County Tournament. The coaches were, of course, but the last time Southwestern hoisted the county trophy was back in 1998.

The Lady Golden Bears’ tennis team traveled to New Castle Thursday for a Hoosier Heritage Conference (HHC) battle and came home with a 5-0 win. All five courts battled through light rain to get the contest completed over a very young Lady Trojan team that consisted of all freshman on the sin…

Shelbyville junior Karissa Hamilton, a Kentucky commit, is a MaxPreps’ National Player of the Year candidate for high school softball, it was announced Thursday. Nine other players were mentioned with Hamilton, who is hitting .717 at the plate with 43 runs scored, 45 RBIs, nine doubles and 1…

There were smiles all around Southwestern’s brand-new fieldhouse Thursday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Why not smile? A project that was approximately 10 years in the making is finally complete.

Swayzee High School defeated Liberty Center 65-61 in the first game of the opening round of the 1964 Marion Regional. Numerous factors made the game unusual in its significance: Both were very small schools in northeast Indiana (Liberty Center had an enrollment of only 70 students). Swayzee …

The Triton Central girls’ tennis team, led by head coach Austin Hall, won the Indiana Crossroads Conference Championship on Saturday. TC finished with 30 points to take first. Speedway was second with 24 points and Lutheran was third with 19 points.

Although it was just two years ago, it feels like forever since we have had a spring sports postseason for high school athletics. Thankfully, we are almost there.

Triton Central claimed the Shelby County Tournament championship Saturday at Timbergate Golf Course. TC’s Oliver Geralds, who carded an 80, was named medalist of the meet.

Fans of Shelby County sports might recognize the DART Media Group. The DMG has been providing free live streaming of Shelby County sports since 2018. Dave Blondell and Curt Correll started live streaming sporting events in the fall of 2018 to support a fellow parent of a Southwestern student…

The Shelbyville tennis team turned in a dominant performance Thursday, dropping only 10 games on all five courts combined as it played host to the Lady Hornets of Beech Gove. The Lady Bears had a clean sweep with a 5-0 win.


Waldron’s Tyler Bowlby (center) wins the 100 meter dash in 11.77 seconds as the Mohawks competed in the Muncie Central Relays this past weekend. Waldron’s Braylon Williams (far right) also made the finals and finished fifth. Bowlby also won the long jump with a leap of 19’ 8”. Bowlby was pre…

One night after overcoming an early deficit against county and Mid-Hoosier Conference rival Morristown, the Southwestern baseball team made sure not to let that happen again.

The Morristown girls’ team beat Hauser by winning 12 events while the boys’ fell by 21 points despite winning six events on Thursday.

Despite being held to five hits in the game, the Triton Central baseball team came through and pulled out a 6-4 win at Beech Grove.

The Morristown softball team fell behind early and never was able to get its offense going in a 15-1 loss to a quality Eastern Hancock team in five innings.