SPORTS

RICHMOND – It was certainly not the finish to their careers that Union County seniors Jesus Aquino-Morales and Carson Whitley had foreseen in November.

By WILL FEHLINGER

February 9, 2024 at 10:26 a.m.


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FC sending six to semistate

RICHMOND – Six of the nine representatives for Franklin County at the Richmond wrestling regional Saturday have advanced to the state's penultimate event, the semistate at New Castle Fieldhouse taking place Saturday starting 9 a.m.

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Lady Twisters make final

SHELBY CO. – Oldenburg Academy girls basketball continued their storied season with a stellar performance at the Southwestern Shelby sectional last week.

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Pavey leads Lions to semistate

RICHMOND - Rushville's Sam Pavey captured the 175-pound division at the IHSAA wrestling regional hosted by Richmond Saturday.

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Lady Pats into sectional semis

Over the last three weeks the Union County Lady Patriots have not lost a game and are currently on a five-game win streak, not a bad way to finish the regular season.

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Lady Cats win big on senior night

The pregame and game ceremonies last Tuesday at FCHS were just what fans desired as the Lady Wildcats trounced conference foe South Dearborn 58-30 for the team's 14th win after honoring four-year standout Nicole Mears and manager Nikki Scott.

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OA holds off Panthers

Oldenburg boys cagers earned their sixth win of the season Saturday night at the Feldhaus following Hall of Fame introductions. A late 12-footer by Connor Miles was the decisive basket in a 39-36 win over Knightstown.

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Tackett, Pavey are sectional champs; 5 move on

AURORA - Briggs Tackett and Sam Pavey stood atop the podium at day's end Saturday as Rushville featured two individual champions at the IHSAA wrestling sectional hosted by South Dearborn.

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McCashland leads Lady Pats to TEC win

The Union County Lady Patriots snapped a recent losing skid and posted their highest point total of the season (50) in Union City Saturday.

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1-1 week has Lady Cats at 12-6

Franklin County's varsity Lady Cats fell to Connersville Friday night in a low-scoring affair at home in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference matchup.

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Lady Twisters up to 14 wins

Oldenburg Academy girls basketball has its most victories in five years following two routs last week – Tuesday's 66-20 romp at Hauser and a home blowout of South Dearborn two nights later (51-24) – and a come-from-behind home win over South Ripley Saturday afternoon.

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Lions boast 3 conference champs

AURORA – The Rushville Lions on the strength of three conference champs placed third at the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference wrestling meet held Saturday at South Dearborn. RCHS tallied 204 points with Franklin County winning after scoring 253.

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FC wrestling still smoking ahead of EIAC meet

On the last night of winter break, the undefeated FC Wildcat wrestling team traveled to Greensburg to take on the Pirates.

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Pats over Cats by a nose

Union County earned its fifth win Friday and the Franklin County Wildcats fell to 4-8 after a back-and-forth game fell into UC's hands in the final seconds.

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Centennial tourney captured by Bulldogs

The 100th version of the boys Ripley County Tournament concluded Saturday night with the host Batesville Bulldogs brandishing the trophy following a 52-47 win over South Ripley.