The IHSAA Sunday released sectional pairings for the upcoming state tournament, which begins next week on March 3.

Waldron head coach Beau Scott had much to prove coming into his first season with the Mohawks. After winning only one game last season under previous head coach Will Staal, WHS has spent its season finding a new identity.

The St. Joseph Catholic School “A” and “B” basketball teams both won their championship games on Feb. 13 in Garrett Gym at Shelbyville High School. The Lions A Team beat Coulston Red for the title. The Lions B Team beat Loper White.

NEW PALESTINE — The IHSAA Boys Swimming State Tournament started up Thursday at New Palestine High School where the Shelbyville Golden Bears looked to have a strong showing in the preliminary round.

They may not lead their respective team in scoring or get the most attention — but their contributions do not go unnoticed. Here are 10 impact players in Shelby County:

Head coach Coen Weiler and the Shelbyville boys’ swim team will compete in the New Palestine Sectional (prelims) tonight at 5:30 p.m. The top 16 competitors in each event will advance to Saturday’s sectional finals, which begin at 1 p.m. Swimmers who win a sectional title or make the state c…

Kentucky Derby Day is one of the most popular dates in horse racing. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino is a great venue to watch and wager on all the action for the first leg of the Triple Crown. The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday, May 2 and reservations are now bein…

County girls basketball players from Southwestern, Waldron and Morristown were named all-conference (Mid-Hoosier Conference) for their respective performances this past season.

Triton Central seniors Maya Chandler (in photo) and Rylie Stephens were named to Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 100 Senior Girls List, it was announced Monday. Chandler and Stephens will lead the Class 2A No. 1 Tigers (26-0) into the Jasper Semistate on Saturday. This season, Chandler is …

The Franklin College men's and women's swimming and diving squads repeated as Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champions over three days of competition at the Vigo County Aquatics Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.

The Franklin College men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads repeated as Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champions over three days of competition at the Vigo County Aquatics Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana University Natatorium at IUPUI played host to the IHSAA State Finals Friday and Saturday, with two local swimmers getting an opportunity to compete in the largest meet of the season. Shelbyville sophomores Grace Lux and Marlee Rice looked to build on their success …

Triton Central senior tight end Luke Hornung, surrounded by teammates and TC head coach Tim Able, recently signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his football career at Marian University. Hornung will join 2019 Triton Central graduate Aaron Steele, who is a member of the Marian foo…

Shelbyville’s Jordan Vinson and Triton Central’s Seth Ortel are the lone area wrestlers vowing for a trip to the IHSAA State Finals this weekend at the New Castle Semistate. Both wrestlers finished third last weekend at the Perry Meridian Regional and are ready for the next step.

Coen Weiler remembers Marlee Rice as an eighth grader. The Shelbyville head swim coach, showing his sharp memory, reflected on a meet with Beech Grove when Rice, who will swim in the IHSAA State Finals on Friday, was still in junior high.

Last week, the girls’ IHSAA basketball state tournament got underway, with more than 400 teams participating in the Sectional round of tournament play. There were some really nice performances by the ladies, but sprinkled in were some standout showings by the gentlemen as well.

MORRISTOWN — There was a moment in December when it all started to change. After a 2-7 start to its campaign with players in new roles, the Morristown girls’ basketball team started to click.

Triton Central guard Kenzie Ryle shoots a jump shot in a game earlier this season. The Class 2A No. 1 Tigers will compete in the Southmont Regional Saturday in Crawfordsville. The Tigers (24-0) will play No. 14 Covenant Christian (17-8) at noon. Fifth-ranked Shenandoah (23-2) and South Putna…

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Fever, Tennessee Lady Volunteer and U.S. Olympic great Tamika Catchings will be inducted into the 2020 Class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday night.

In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Gabriel Sanchez of Lowell High School as its 2019-20 Gatorade Indiana Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Sanchez is the first Gatorade Indiana Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be c…

A total of 37 Thoroughbred Stakes with purses in excess of a record $4.65 million will be offered during the upcoming 2020 racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The schedule is headed by the Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby set for Saturday, July 11.

Indiana State University’s softball team opened the 2020 season Friday with an upset of No. 25-ranked Wisconsin, 2-1, in the Florida Atlantic University Fast Pitch Classic in Boca Raton, Florida.

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Head coach Bryan Graham and the Triton Central Tigers took the first step in their quest for a state championship on Saturday. The 2A No. 1 Tigers proved once again why they are the top team in their class by defeating the Eastern Hancock Royals 65-43 in the Sectional 42 ch…

INDIANAPOLIS — Members of the Triton Central and Shelbyville wrestling teams competed at the Perry Meridian Regional on Saturday in hopes of advancing to the New Castle Semistate this weekend.

Marlee Rice was nervous. Climbing to the top of the podium to receive her first-place ribbon on Saturday, Rice was in unfamiliar territory. After giving her head coach, Coen Weiler, a hug, the Shelbyville sophomore started to blush. Her teammates and coaches, in full support of one of their …

There is nothing but respect between the two programs. The Waldron and Jac-Cen-Del girls’ basketball teams, which met in a sectional final for the third consecutive season on Saturday, have grown quite fond of one another in recent seasons.

In an effort to eliminate a potential timing advantage gained by the defensive team in high school football, the play clock will be set to 40 seconds – effective with the 2020 season – when an official’s time-out is taken for an injury to a defensive player or a defensive player has an equip…

Indiana University will begin a two-game homestand when it hosts in-state rival Purdue today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. The Hoosiers are looking to snap a three-game losing streak overall and a five-game skid to the Boilermakers. Purdue leads the overall series, 120-89.

The Southwestern boys’ basketball team picked up a Mid-Hoosier Conference win over Hauser at home on Thursday. The Spartans won 48-41 to improve to 12-6 overall and 1-4 in conference play.

Survive and advance. That’s the name of the game in any tournament. The IHSAA state wrestling tournament is a different animal, though, where there are no easy matches.