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High School Events
Girls BB: Trimble Co (KY) vs Gallatin County, 7:30pm
area high school teams win girls sectional titles
By: Rob Connett, 2/8/16
Two girls basketball teams in the WORX listening area got to cut down
the nets and hoist sectional championship trophies over the weekend.
In Class 2A, the Austin Lady Eagles easily took care of North Decatur on their
home floor, with a 51-34 victory. It was the sixth sectional title since 2008
for the Eagles.
Austin (16-8) will now play Forest Park (19-8) in the first game of the Paoli
Regional on Saturday at 11:00am. The winner will play in the championship game
against either North Knox (21-5) or Providence (19-7).
In Class 1A, the #2 Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles won in front of their own home fans,
51-21. It's the eight straight year Jac-Cen-Del has won their own sectional.
Jac-Cen-Del (23-1) will play #8 Bloomfield (19-5) in game one of a tough Southwestern
Regional on Saturday morning at 10:00am. Should they win, they would play either
#5 Indianapolis Tindley (23-2) or Edinburgh (10-14) in the regional championship
on Saturday night.
High School Basketball Conference Standings
After Saturday, February 6
Hoosier Hills Conference (Boys)
4A #1 New Albany... 16-1 overall, 6-0 HHC
Bedford North Lawrence... 12-8 overall, 5-1 HHC
Columbus East...9-8 overall,
Jennings County... 6-9 overall, 2-2 HHC
Jeffersonville... 9-9 overall, 3-3 HHC
Floyd Central... 9-7 overall, 2-3 HHC
Madison... 7-8 overall, 1-5 HHC
Seymour... 5-12 overall, 1-6 HHC
Ohio River Valley Conference (Boys)
South Ripley... 14-4 overall, 4-0 ORVC
Jac-Cen-Del... 12-5 overall, 2-0 ORVC
Rising Sun... 8-9 overall, 2-0 ORVC
Milan... 6-8 overall, 2-2 ORVC
Switzerland County... 5-10 overall, 1-2 ORVC
Southwestern... 4-13 overall, 1-4 ORVC
Shawe Memorial... 4-14 overall, 0-4 ORVC
3A #3 Brownstown Central... 16-2 overall, 8-0 MSC
3A #12 Silver Creek... 13-3 overall, 5-1 MSC
Salem... 12-4 overall, 4-2 MSC
North Harrison... 10-6 overall, 4-3 MSC
Charlestown... 10-6 overall, 3-2 MSC
Clarksville... 7-10 overall, 4-3 MSC
Austin... 4-12 overall, 2-5 MSC
Eastern Pekin... 2-13 overall, 1-5 MSC
Corydon Central... 1-16 overall, 1-5 MSC
Scottsburg... 1-17 overall, 1-7 MSC
Hoosier Hills Conference (Girls)
Seymour... 18-5 overall, 7-0 HHC
Bedford North Lawrence... 19-7 overall, 6-1 HHC
New Albany... 16-8 overall, 4-3 HHC
Jeffersonville... 16-9 overall, 4-3 HHC
Columbus East... 14-11 overall, 4-3 HHC
Floyd Central... 9-14 overall, 2-5 HHC
Jennings County... 12-13 overall, 1-6 HHC
Madison... 11-13 overall, 0-7 HHC
South Ripley... 16-8 overall, 4-2 ORVC
Switzerland County... 16-8 overall, 4-2 ORVC
Rising Sun... 14-10 overall, 4-2 ORVC
Shawe Memorial... 11-14 overall, 2-4 ORVC
Southwestern... 2-22 overall, 1-5 ORVC
Milan... 1-22 overall, 0-6 ORVC
3A #7 North Harrison... 25-2 overall, 9-0 MSC
Eastern Pekin... 17-7 overall, 6-3 MSC
Austin... 16-8 overall, 6-3 MSC
Scottsburg... 14-10 overall, 6-3 MSC
Corydon Central... 10-13 overall, 5-4 MSC
Salem... 12-11 overall, 4-5 MSC
Charlestown... 13-11 overall, 3-6 MSC
Brownstown Central... 12-13 overall, 3-6
Silver Creek... 10-15 overall, 3-6 MSC
Clarksville... 4-20 overall, 0-9 MSC
Basketball Sweeps Manchester
Four players scored double
figures, including two off the bench, as the Hanover College women’s
basketball squad snapped a three-game skid with a 71-59 victory
against Manchester University
in Collier Arena.
Hanover grabbed a 19-9 lead late in the first quarter and pushed
the margin to 17 points at the half (41-24). Sophomore center Julia
Miller (Hartsville, Ind.) scored nine points off the bench and reserve
guard Whitney Wilson (Springville, Ind.) added eight to spur the
Freshman guard Claire Cromer (Wabash, Ind.) scored eight points
in the third period as the Panthers expanded the lead to 60-40 heading
into the fourth quarter.
Manchester outscored Hanover, 11-4 to open the final frame, cutting
the cushion to 64-51 with 4:24 on the clock. However, sophomores
Allison Nash (Speedway, Ind.) and Baylee Mitchell (Advance, Ind.)
each scored from inside to push the Panthers' lead to 68-57 with
2:37 left and defense held the Spartans to just one basket in the
closing two minutes of action to hold off any late challenge.
Cromer tossed in a game-high 15 points, while Wilson added 13. Senior
guard Ashley Malloy (Salem, Ind.) posted 12 points, a team-best eight
rebounds and four assists. Miller finished with 11 points and seven
battling for a spot in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s
six-team post-season tournament, will host Franklin College, Wednesday,
Feb. 10. The HCAC game is slated for a 7:30 start
in Collier Arena.
Hanover College’s men’ basketball
team outscored Manchester University 24-11 in the final eight minutes
to come away with a 78-73
victory in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tilt in Collier
led 62-54 with 8:18 to play before freshman guard Cameron Fails (Mason,
jump-started the decisive run with a three-point
play. Sophomore swingman Wes McKinney (Batesville, Ind.) followed
with a three-pointer and junior center Corey Muchmore (Cincinnati,
Ohio) added a bucket from inside to erase the Spartans’ lead
and tie the game at 62-62 with 5:41 still on the clock.
The squads were tied three times through the next two and one-half
minutes. Muchmore scored on a roll to the bucket to give the Panthers
the lead for good (68-67) with 2:49 remaining.
(10-11; 7-7 HCAC) eventually pulled within 72-71 with 50 seconds to
Fails and sophomore guard Levi Buck (Pendleton,
Ind.) combined to hit 6-of-6 free throws in the closing 26 seconds
to seal Hanover’s victory.
Fails finished with a team-high 20 points, including 14 in the second
period, and dished out a game-high six assists. Senior forward V.J.
Billups (Jeffersonville, Ind.) had 14 points and led the team with
McKinney posted 13 points and senior forward Michael Van Kleunen
(Mason, Ohio) added 12.
Panthers shot 56.9 percent from the field (29-of-51), marking the third
time in the
squad’s last seven games the unit has
shot higher than 50 percent from the floor.
Hanover raised its season mark to 11-10 overall and 9-5 in the Heartland
Conference. Manchester, meanwhile, slipped to 10-11 overall and 7-7
in the league.
Hanover will face Franklin College, Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Franklin,
Ind. The HCAC battle will begin at 7:30 p.m.
atop the new AP Poll for first time
By: Associated Press, 2/8/16
Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for
the first time.
The Wildcats (20-3) jumped from third to first after Oklahoma and North Carolina
both lost over the weekend.
Villanova becomes the sixth different school to be ranked No. 1 this season,
which is just one off the record for a college basketball season.
Maryland comes in at No. 2 this week, followed by Oklahoma, Iowa, and Xavier
rounding out the top five.
Kansas, Virginia, Michigan State, North Carolina, and West Virginia complete
the top ten.
Louisville is now 13th, Purdue is 18th, and Kentucky is 22nd.
Indiana falls out of the Top 25 after losing to Penn State on Saturday night.
defense stifles Carolina, wins third Super Bowl
By: Associated Press,
what may have been his final game of his career,
Peyton Manning was 13 of 23 for 146 yards, but it
was his defense that sealed the game for the Broncos.
MVP Von Miller forced 2 fumbles on Cam Newton, which
both led to touchdowns, as the Broncos ran away from
the Panthers 24-10. Miller has had 2.5 sacks on the
night of quarterback Cam Newton.
In total the Broncos
defense sacked Newton seven times. The Broncos forced
four turnovers total against the Panthers in rout
to victory. It's the 3rd Super Bowl title in franchise
history for the Denver Broncos. It was Manning's 200th career victory,
and second career Super Bowl title.
Lynch officially retiring, agent confirms
By: Associated Press,
agent for Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch
has confirmed the reports that his client intends
to retire from football.
Doug Hendrickson confirmed his client's plans
to The Associated Press.
Lynch had indicated he might be retiring as he
posted a picture on social media during Sunday
night's Super Bowl of a pair of cleats hanging
from a telephone line.