Lady Lion "C" team
The Lady Lion "C" basketball team defeated Connersville 56-7 to improve to 7-4 on the year.
Rushville was led by Katy Newbold with 15 points, two rebounds and eight steals. Keely Springman added 14 points, 16 rebounds and four steals. Tori Colestock had 14 points, six rebounds and one steal. Brooklyn Herbert chipped in with six points, three rebounds and two steals. Desiree Evener had five points and four rebounds. Katlyn Buckley finished with two points, one rebound and two steals.
The Lady Lions defeated Mt. Vernon 31-28 to move to 8-4. Newbold led the Lady Lions with 14 points and four rebounds. Herbert added seven points and five rebounds. Buckley scored five points. Colestock added three points and three boards. Springman had two points and two rebounds. Evener grabbed one rebound.
The BRMS seventh-grade boys Red basketball traveled to South Decatur and fell to the Cougars 34-16. Leading the way for the Cubs was Jordon Davis with seven points. Adam Lesing was the second leading scorer for the Cubs with five points and Bryson Medley chipped in with four points.
The Cubs finished the season with a 36-12 loss at home to Connersville. Medley had three points. Jordan Davis, Lane Hornberger and Kameron Marshall all had two points. Sam Spilman, Jared Smith and Jack Lattner all finished with one point.
T-Ball sign-up for 2013
Aaron Gurley recently assumed the head of the local youth T-Ball league and announced registration information for the upcoming 2013 season for four, five, six and seven year-old players. Applications can be picked up at the Rush County Boys & Girls Club between Feb. 1 and March 15. A electronic version of the application is also available this year by contacting Gurley. Cost is $30 per player with the season kicking off with the jamboree April 27. Additional information or to request a electronic application, Gurley can be contacted at 765-561-3078.
Girls basketball sectional tickets
RCHS Athletic Director Dave Green announced that season tickets for the IHSAA Girls Basketball Sectional at Rushville will be sold according to the following schedule. There is no reserved seating.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Varsity girls players, managers and cheerleaders families, Golden Lion Ticket holders and RCS faculty and staff that worked girls games may buy tickets at the Memorial Gym Athletic Office.
Friday (Feb. 1): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Student and adult All Sport Ticket holders and Season Ticket holders may buy tickets at the Memorial Gym Athletic Office.
Monday (Feb. 4): 8 a.m. to noon - Open sale at the Memorial Gym Athletic Office.
The sectional draw is Sunday. The first game of the tournament is Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. Game 2 will be Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. followed by Game 3 at 7:30 p.m. Game 4 will be Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. followed by Game 5 at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Season tickets are $10. Make checks payable to RCHS Activities Fund. Single session tickets are $6 and will be sold at the gate only.
Elk's District Hoop Shoot
Megan Adkins competed in the Elk's District Hoop Shoot contest at Seymour. Megan competed in the 10 -11 age group and is the District Champion, making 15-of-25 free throws. She will compete in the state competition at New Castle in February.
Lion frosh basketball
The Lion freshman basketball team fell at Richmond 63-29. Leading the young Lions was Jaret Sons with 10 points. Wesley Green finished with seven points. Jim Jones chipped in with five points. Andrew Winzenread hd four points and Kyle Bridges added three points.
Lady Lion "C" team
Fayette County tennis tourney
The Fayette County 4th Annual Open Tennis Tournament will be held July
20-28 at the Connersville High School tennis courts.
East-West Football Classic
Rushville graduates Isaac Sliger and Ashton Wilson have been selected to
play in the Indiana Football Hall of Fame 13th Annual East-West Football
Photo finish in Mt Lawn Legends race
In what some called a tie, scorers Scott McCambridge and Tim Rogers who were situated directly above the start finish line in the scoring tower gave the win to Kyle Donahue of St Louis Mo. over second place James Edsall of Indianapolis by mere inches in the Legends feature.
NICK SPEIDEL OPENS SEASON WITH WIN AT MONTPELIER
The Midwest TQ Racing League *presented by* Jenmarco.com opened their 2013
race season on Saturday evening June 15th at the Montpelier Motor
Speedway in Montpelier.
Landry, Bradshaw join Colts
The Red Hulk. Chances are pretty good that strong safety LaRon Landry wouldn’t mind using that for a nickname as he begins his first season as a member of the Indianapolis Colts’ retooled secondary.
Indiana Junior All-Stars sweep
LOUISVILLE - Trey Lyles of Indianapolis Tech scored 18 points and James Blackmon Jr. of Marion added 13 points on a perfect shooting performance Saturday (June 8) at St. Xavier High School, lifting the IndyStar.com Indiana Junior All-Star boys to an 86-73 victory over Kentucky and a “double sweep” of the 2013 series.
Thoughts from the sports desk
One of the sporting events that I try to watch as much of as possible is the College World Series. This year, I’ve even been able to catch some of the regional and super regional action leading to the eight teams heading to Omaha.
Thompson, Stewart and Hughes win
Jason Thompson of Shirley picked up his second feature win of the year Saturday night at the Mt. Lawn Speedway in the Van Hoy Oil Late Model division. Thompson took the lead of the race on the very first lap when he passed both Brock Anderson of Albany and Kent Carson of Richmond. Thompson led all the way for the win.
Indiana and Kentucky to meet on the hardwood
Although the universities (Indiana and Kentucky) may not be playing on a regular schedule, the high school All-Star series between the two border states continues with action beginning Friday at Greenfield-Central. Top junior and senior players from around the state are apart of this annual classic and this area is well represented.
Detroit wants another double-header
The chairman of the Detroit Grand Prix wants to make two races on the same weekend for the IZOD IndyCar Series on Belle Isle an annual event.
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