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CONNERSVILLE - The Lady Lion tennis team traveled to Connersville to face Union County in the sectional semifinal Thursday.

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West to participate in IBCA/IHSAA showcase

BATESVILLE — Batesville High School (BHS) alumnus Mitchell Taylor has been tapped for the girls’ varsity head basketball coach position beginning with the 2022-23 academic year, announced Andy Allen, BHS principal. Taylor brings to the position a wealth of experience both as a former BHS bas…

OLDENBURG – Oldenburg Academy President Diane Laake, Principal Angie Parmer and Athletic Director Patrick Kolks announced Michael Higdon as the new coach of the boy’s basketball program on Tuesday, May 11. Higdon comes to Oldenburg from Greenwood High School, where he coached the junior vars…

The Chargers hosted Greensburg, East Central and Jennings County for golf action at North Branch Golf Course on the Meadow Nine.

ST. LEON – A deep East Central girls track team cruised to the sectional title with 186 points. Batesville was the sectional runner-up with 108.5.

CONNERSVILLE – It was a three team race for the girls track sectional title at Connersville. The host Lady Spartans, Richmond and Rushville were all within striking distance of the title with two events left to compete.

SHELBYVILLE – The Lady Lions tennis team traveled to Shelbyville to wrap up the regular season. Shelbyville knocked off Rushville 4-1. The Lady Lions end the regular season at 4-16.

On back-to-back nights, county rivals North and South Decatur meet on the softball field.

The Lady Chargers finished the track regular season with a victory in the 3-team meet with Edinburgh and Waldron.

NDJH girls track

BROWNSTOWN – The Indiana Curve 8U traveled to Brownstown over the weekend to compete in the Slumpbuster USSSA baseball tournament. After a rough day of pool play on Saturday, the Curve turned things around on Sunday and came away with their first championship title of the season.

RISING SUN – Three runs by Rising Sun in the bottom of the third was enough to hold off North Decatur 3-2 in baseball action Saturday.

Union County pitcher Chloe Greene was dominant in the circle at North Decatur, tossing a 1-hit shut out in the 10-0 victory over the Lady Chargers.

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BROOKVILLE – EIAC conference teams Lawrenceburg, Greensburg and Franklin County got a preview look at the EIAC tournament course Thursday. Brook Hill Golf Course was the host for the 3-team match and will be the host of the EIAC tournament Saturday.

The Chargers returned to North Branch Golf Course for a match against MHC opponents Edinburgh and Hauser. The match was played on the Prairie Course, a par 35.

SHELBYVILLE – Southwestern (Shelby) hosted the MHC track meet Tuesday and South Decatur came out on top in both the boys and girls team competitions. This is the first time in school history that South has swept the conference track titles.

AURORA – The EIAC track and field teams meet at South Dearborn for the annual EIAC meet. East Central and Batesville claimed the team titles.

RUSHVILLE – The Lady Lions softball team celebrated Senior Night for three players – Kara Chandler, Rochelle Meyers and Grace Muir – and then celebrated a 14-4 victory over Greensburg Monday.

BATESVILLE – Hillcrest Country Club hosted the annual Batesville Invitational Saturday. Twelve teams competed in the invitational with the Madison Cubs claiming the team title in the regular format with a score of 321.

Jacob Mirick’s walk-off 2-run single capped a seventh inning rally by North Decatur in the Chargers’ 9-8 victory over Switzerland County Saturday.

DARLINGTON S.C. — Joey Logano was forced into the wall by William Byron on the last restart and lost his lead Sunday at Darlington. Undaunted and angered, the hard driving Team Penske driver caught the fading Byron with less than two laps remaining in Sunday’s Goodyear 400, setting up a thri…

Rushville’s track teams traveled to Tri for a tri-meet with the Titans and Union County. Both the Lions and Lady Lions brought home the team titles.

BATESVILLE – Hillcrest Country Club was the host for the visiting Greensburg Pirates and Batesville. On the front nine, Greensburg posted a team-total 169. Batesville finished with a 181.

GREENCASTLE -- The DePauw women's tennis team had three members of its team selected for the 2022 All-NCAC honors after finishing the season 7-14 overall and fourth at the NCAC championships.

BATESVILLE – A wet, chilly evening welcomed track teams to the Ripley County Track Meet at Batesville. The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs both won the team titles.

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WALDRON – With a 16-6 victory Friday at Waldron, the Lady Cougars completed the season sweep of the Lady Mohawks.

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