Sports

Morristown and Triton Central to play for sectional titles
Shelby County's final two girls basketball teams will play for sectional titles after semifinal victories Friday. At Morristown, the #15 (1A) Yellow Jackets survived a scare from Mid-Hoosier Conference rival Edinburgh, 41-37.  Morristown broke a tie when Michaela Kikendall scored on a late 4th quarter baseline jumper and was fouled.  Kikendall missed the free throw...
Yellow Jackets advance to sectional semifinal
Morristown advanced in girls sectional play Wednesday with a 60-19 quarterfinal win over Indianapolis Arlington. Morristown (15-8) will play Edinburgh in a Friday semifinal. Edinburgh (5-18) defeated Baptist Academy 55-44. Edinburgh lost at Morristown, 60-45, January 17. The first semifinal at the Bee Hive Friday will feature Greenwood Christian (13-11) vs Lutheran (9-13).
IU road losing streak continues with loss to Terps
iu The Indiana Hoosiers fell just short of upsetting #19 Maryland in a 68-66 loss. Yogi Ferrell dropped 23 points while Troy Williams scored 17 for Indiana but the Terrapins got 18 point efforts from Dez Wells and Melo Trimble to hold off the Hoosiers. It was IU’s...
BRSA registration deadline approaching
brsa Registration for Blue River Soccer Association’s Spring Season ends on Feb. 15. Register online at www.blueriversoccer.org or pick up a form at PASS or the Shelbyville Parks Dept. The season starts April 11 and will end on May 30. If you have any questions, please contact Nella...
3 Shelby Co. teams go down on first night of girls sectional basketball
It was a rough opening night for Shelby County girls basketball teams in the IHSAA state tournament.  Shelbyville, Southwestern and Waldron were all eliminated Tuesday. The last time Shelbyville played East Central, the Lady Golden Bears were down 29-7 at the end of the first quarter. It was better in the sectional opener Tuesday night...
Hammond & Griffith boys basketball seasons over following brawl
Two Indiana high school basketball teams have had the rest of their seasons canceled after a brawl last week. Boys basketball seasons at Hammond and Griffith high schools at all levels have been cancelled. School administrators met in Indianapolis to discuss the brawl with IHSAA officials. The teams were involved in a fight Saturday night...
The Dean of college coaches, Dean Smith, passes away
Dean Smith The basketball world lost a legend as former North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Dean Smith passed away. The Hall of Fame coach led the Tar Heels for 36 seasons amassing a record of 879 wins and only 254 losses. Some of his incredible accomplishments...
Columbus North basketball standout Speidel seriously hurt in accident
Division I recruit and the top player for the Columbus North boys basketball team, Josh Speidel, is in an Indianapolis hospital following a Sunday night car accident. According to police reports, Janell Foley, 42, of Columbus, exited Interstate 65 onto US 31. Speidel was coming off a side road onto the highway when his car...