BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Veteran Bassmaster Elite Series angler Bill Lowen of Brookville, Ind., finished the 2019 season with his 10th invitation to the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic, but that does not mean Lowen has grown nonchalant about the iconic tournament.

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CAMBRIDGE CITY — With momentum on the line heading into sectional play, the South Decatur Cougars took down the Cambridge City Lincoln Golden Eagles.

GREENSBURG — The Greensburg Pirates will head into the state tournament with a little bit of momentum after defeating the Rushville Lions, 37-8 on senior night.

Greensburg Volleyball and Tennis Fundraiser

Greensburg Volleyball and Tennis Fundraiser

VERSAILLES — The North Decatur Chargers, South Decatur Cougars and Greensburg all opened up state tournament play on Thursday night with sectional opening meetings at South Ripley and Batesville.

Indiana and Purdue are both graduating student-athletes at a higher percentage than their respective student bodies, according to the annual NCAA Graduation Success Report released Wednesday.

Cougars C Team

A banded bald eagle recovered near Vincennes gave DNR personnel a chance to measure the success of bald eagle reintroduction in Indiana over the past 20 years.

GREENSBURG — Late last week, the IHSAA announced the sites for each girls basketball and boys basketball sectional, regional and semistate for the 2019-20 season.

On Sunday, the IHSAA released the results of their sectional draw for the IHSAA Football State Tournament.

Pirates JV Football

WESTPORT — The South Decatur Lady Cougars closed out their 2019 regular season on a strong note Monday night.

It is time to put on your tights, apply some facepaint and get ready for professional wrestling to come to Decatur Park and Recreation Center this Saturday.

After Indiana’s 35-0 win over Rutgers on Saturday, defensive coordinator Kane Wommack went over the stat sheet with his dad, former Ole Miss and Arkansas defensive coordinator Dave Wommack.

WINCHESTER — Young Florida CRA driver Stephen Nasse won Sunday’s thrilling 48th annual Winchester 400 on the “World’s Fastest Half Mile”.

One of the biggest question marks coming into the 2019 season for Notre Dame football was the kicker situation. The Fighting Irish were tasked with replacing Justin Yoon, who graduated as the program’s all-time leading scorer with 364 points.

WESTPORT — After a rough start to Friday night’s game, the South Decatur Cougars settled in and played as hard as possible against the Oldenburg Twisters.

Indiana State put forth its vision for its athletics during a presentation on Thursday. Included was a new baseball-softball facility, a basketball practice facility and either an on-campus football stadium or renovation of Memorial Stadium.

St. Leon — The Greensburg Pirates always knew their hands would be full on Friday night on the road against the No. 2 ranked team in Class 4A, the East Central Trojans.

ST. LEON — Greensburg captured their first EIAC title since 2001 defeating East Central 25-22, 25-20, 28-26 on Thursday night.

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm offered a simple explanation for the Boilermakers’ struggles on the offensive line last week against No. 10 Penn State.

At the end of the first half against Virginia, Notre Dame trailed the Cavaliers, 17-14. Virginia had just driven 76 yards in five plays, capping it off with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Bryce Perkins to Hasise Dubois to give the Cavaliers the halftime advantage. It was the first time the Fighting Irish had trailed at halftime this season.

GREENSBURG — On Saturday, the journey to the state finals begins for county cross country runners with the IHSAA cross country sectionals.

GREENSBURG — The Greensburg Lady Pirates opened their postseason journey on Thursday night under the lights of the Pirates Pitch.

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Obituaries

Gerald Benny Kearney, 78, died Thursday. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 21 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home. Visitation will be two hours prior to service.