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.
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.
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.
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.
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.