NEWBURGH — The season for the Gibson Southern boys’ swimming team is not quite finished. Three Titans advanced, individually, to the finals of the Castle Sectional by placing in the top 16 during Thursday’s prelims. A trio of Gibson Southern relay teams also advanced to Saturday’s finals.
While the behavior of parents and other fans at high school games is still a work in progress, there is some good news on the officiating front.
The Kentucky Derby will be run May 2 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., over the classic distance of 1 1/4 miles. Based on points accumulated in designated stakes (including races in Japan and Europe), the field will be limited to 20 starters, with four also-eligibles.
The Sweet-16 is upon us in the girls’ IHSAA state tournament, as last Saturday saw 64 teams whittled down to those remaining 16, with the four teams still remaining in each classification ready to battle it out in their respective Semi-State games four days from now. Not to be overshadowed, …
The postseason ended quicker than they had expected, but before the season came to a halt, the Gibson Southern girls’ basketball team once again dominated Pocket Athletic Conference opponents.
Maddie Raley may not have the accolades as Jackie Young, but in one respect she’s in the same category as the 2016 Indiana Miss Basketball who keyed Notre Dame to the 2018 NCAA Division I championship and last April became the Women’s NBA No. 1 draft choice when Las Vegas called her name.
PRINCETON — At the beginning of the season LaMar Brown was not sure what to expect from his inexperienced team. But Brown knew what he had hoped to accomplish in his first season in guiding the Princeton Community boys’ basketball team — win the final Big Eight Conference championship.
OAKLAND CITY — Except for Saturday afternoon’s first half, Oakland city University basketball men couldn’t match Salem (W.Va.) University in losses of 125-96 Friday night and 116-102 Saturday.
EVANSVILLE — Five local wrestlers made the cut through the first two rounds of the state wrestling series. There’s just one more stop standing in the way before ending the season on the final weekend at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the IHSAA State Finals.