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.

The semifinals of the Waldron Sectional are set. Morristown guard Gracie Laster (in photo) and the Yellow Jackets will play No. 7 Jac-Cen-Del tonight (Friday) in the first semifinal at Waldron. JCD beat Morristown 56-41 on Dec. 14. In the second game, the host Mohawks will play Oldenburg. WH…

Southwestern head coach Noah Stuckey summed it up the best way he could. Waldron was simply “ready to play.”

Waldron is hosting its free basketball youth league again this year. The first week of games were on Saturday in the high school, junior high and elementary gyms in Waldron. The league has a total of 175 kids from 15 different schools.

Defending champion Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics and former champions Patrick Beverley of the LA Clippers, Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets and Derrick Rose of the Detroit Pistons will display their vast array of talents in the 2020 Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 15 …

Underclassmen have regularly found their way into the weekly awards throughout the 2019-2020 season, but this time five seniors have earned Week-13 IBCA/Subway Player of the Week honors. Three of the winners eclipsed 40 points, while all of them were outstanding in one way or another. This w…

Morristown and Edinburgh High Schools came together to hold a Special Olympics Unified Champions game at Morristown on Friday, Jan. 31.

The NFL announced former Indianapolis Colts running back Edgerrin James as an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The Class of 2020 will be formally enshrined in Canton, Ohio on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020.

The Waldron boys’ basketball team took control of the Victory Bell with a 51-49 win over Southwestern on Friday. It is the first time the Mohawks have had possession of the traveling trophy since January of 2016. Junior guard Tyler Bowlby led WHS with 20 points in Friday’s win. On Saturday, …

Postseason wrestling started on Saturday as Shelbyville and Triton Central were among the participating teams at the Shelbyville Sectional inside Garrett Gym.

The Southwestern boys’ basketball team got back on track Saturday after losing three consecutive games. The Spartans beat Herron 83-72 to improve to 11-6 this season.

Elijah Sims (pictured) and the Shelbyville wrestling team is hosting sectional action today. Triton Central, Eastern Hancock, Franklin Central, Greenfield-Central, Howe, Indianapolis Lutheran, Scecina Memorial, New Palestine and Warren Central are all set to compete at SHS. Action begins at …

Harold Barnes, a third generation horsemen, and resident of Shelbyville, was posthumously inducted into the Indiana Standardbred Hall of Fame on Jan. 25 in Indianapolis. Barnes devoted his life to the horse racing industry and was a true ambassador of Indiana harness racing.

INDIANAPOLIS — Winning a championship does not come easy in any sport. Triton Central head coach Bryan Graham and the Lady Tigers have been nothing short of dominant this season, and it has shown on the scoreboard each game. Thursday was no different as they hit the road to face the Beech Gr…