The picture for who wears the Mid-Hoosier Conference crown became quite a bit clearer over the weekend, in no small part due to Shelby County teams.

Southwestern boys’ basketball coach Brady Days wasn’t look for excuses following his team’s 61-53 loss to Mid-Hoosier Conference-leading Edinburgh on Friday.

Following Waldron’s 66-62 overtime loss to Bethesda Christian on Saturday, coach Beau Scott told his team two things to get out of the slide the Mohawks are currently on, now sitting at 11 straight losses.

This weekend could play a significant role in determining conference champions for several Shelby County basketball teams — and Edinburgh will be in the thick of it.

Shelby County's five girls' basketball teams will learn who and when they will be playing in the upcoming sectional tournament this weekend. The Indiana High School Athletic Association will announce the sectional brackets during the annual state tournament pairings show at 7 p.m. Sunday. Th…

Yui Fukuzawa competes in the 200-yard individual medley Tuesday. Shelbyville lost to Greenwood in the girls’ meet, 116-67. The story can be found on page A6.

An explosive first quarter by both Triton Central and Covenant Christian settled down once the Tigers (14-3) limited the Warriors’ second chance points on Tuesday and the Tigers pulled away in the second half for a 66-49 win.

Shelbyville dropped both the boys’ and girls competitions against a “very talented” Greenwood team, according to coach Coen Weiler, but the Golden Bears continued to compile Golden Bear Top Tens and personal records.

COVID-19 and injuries depleted the Morristown gymnastics team’s lineup over the weekend. But the Yellow Jackets are getting healthier and are optimistic that they will continue to improve.

Three Triton Central wrestlers came home with conference titles following Saturday’s Indiana Crossroads Conference tournament at Beech Grove.

Following Shelbyville’s 51-30 loss to Hoosier Heritage Conference-leading Mt. Vernon on Saturday, Golden Bears’ coach Becca Hoefler agreed that it was tough to win a game when her team couldn’t buy a bucket.

With the final eight minutes of regulation remaining, it appeared the Triton Central girls’ basketball team was headed toward its 14th win of the season against New Palestine.

The Shelbyville swim teams split their meets with Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Pendleton Heights on Tuesday.

Kaliyah Brown competes in the uneven bars on Monday evening. The Shelbyville gymnastics team, which is mostly made up of freshmen this year, opened its season against Richmond and one competitor from Fishers, falling to the Red Devils 101.75-87.325. The story can be found on page A6.

With a team of primarily freshmen, it’s understandable that the Shelbyville gymnastics team will have some nerves as it begins to gain a lot of experience competing at the varsity level this season.

Members of the Triton Central Boys Basketball team hoist the “ Victory Bell “ to celebrate their 74-49 victory over Morristown during the championship game of the 2021 Shelby County Tournament.

At halftime of the Shelby County Tournament championship game, the Triton Central boys’ team was holding onto a one-point lead, 29-28, after leading for most of the half.

Shelbyville girls fall to Yorktown

The Triton Central girls’ basketball team found itself eight minutes away from no longer being defending Shelby County champs on Saturday.

The Morristown girls’ basketball team started to find some offense in the third quarter of its Shelby County Tournament first round game with Triton Central.


Waldron’s Bella Larrison (#32) goes up for two of her 15 points during Waldron’s 36-33 victory over Southwestern during the semifinals of the 2021 Shelby County Tournament. Read more tournament coverage on A6.

Morristown has a pair of dangerous scorers who are both capable of putting up 20 points on any given night, one of whom just surpassed 1,000 career points a week ago.

The Indiana Grand Racing and Casino marketing department submitted a list of the top-five stories, quotes and timeline of the 2020 season. The second installment is memorable quotes from throughout the season.

When Bryan Graham took over the Triton Central girls’ basketball program before the 2008-09 season, the Tigers were already a successful program.

The Indiana Grand Racing and Casino marketing department submitted a list of the top-five stories, quotes and timeline of the 2020 season. The Shelbyville News will be running those stories in the coming days, starting with the marketing department’s list of the top-five stories.


NEW CASTLE - The Shelbyville and New Castle High School girls basketball teams battled Friday night in New Castle Fieldhouse for their first victory of the season in the Hoosier Heritage Conference after both had lost their league openers to New Palestine.

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino received approval for 2021 racing dates Thursday, Dec. 10 at the monthly Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) meeting held at Indiana Grand. The schedule will offer 120 days of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing beginning Tuesday, April 13 and running t…

With the possibility of 8-man football becoming a reality for Indiana High School Athletic Association members, and the strong desire to spread the love of football around, Corey Barton is looking to expand the Waldron youth football program into other same-sized communities – starting with …

KNIGHTSTOWN - The Waldron High School boys basketball team traveled north Saturday night and defeated host Knightstown 53-32, spoiling the debut of new Panthers Head Coach Tanner Hedrick. 

Waldron’s Jacobi Percell (35) slips past the defense of host Knightstown’s Mason Fields (23) for two points as the Mohawks’ Ethan Trueblood (11) and the Panthers’ Aaron Reagan (20) wait for a possible rebound while one of the referees watches during Saturday night’s boys basketball game. Per…

From left, Chris Polzin, director of racing, Randy Smith, Sammy Mendez and daughter Vanessa, Vicki Mendez, Julieta, and Eric Halstrom, vice president and general manager of racing at Indiana Grand.

When football season started across the state of Indiana in August, Brady Days figured concerns about playing a full basketball season would be alleviated by the end of football.

He was the third longest shot on the board, but his performance was the best on the track as Uphold and Angel Rodriguez scored the upset in the inaugural running of the $100,000 Unreachable Star Stakes Wednesday, Oct. 28 to close out Indiana Champions Day at Indiana Grand.

VEVAY — A cool and rainy Friday night saw the Triton Central football team defeat the Switzerland County Pacers 50-0 in the opening round of the IHSAA Football Tournament.