Rebels are state champs on the grid iron once more
“Amazing.” With one word, veteran Roncalli football coach Bruce Scifres summed up the Rebels’ ninth state championship Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium. see more
Santa makes annual trek to Southern Plaza
The holiday season is upon us, and Santa Claus made that clear when arriving to his house at Southern Plaza via a vintage fire truck Saturday morning. The weather proved too warm for the jolly, bearded gent to use his reindeer-pulled sleigh. Santa has been a regular at Southern Plaza every year since 2001. Chris Truran, regional supervisor of Tri-Land Properties, which owns Southern Plaza, renewed the holiday attraction when working with Ashley Dilk of the former Office Depot in the center.. see more
Ministry helps to feed about 1,000 students
Spearheaded by Pleasant Run United Church of Christ, the Snack Pack ministry provides about 1,000 students from Emma Donnan Middle School and Manual High School with food over the Christmas break. The program, launched six years ago, is the brainchild of Joanna Mihay, who had a concern and a vision for providing students with nutritious food during winter break. Mihay and a group of volunteers were able to provide approximately 300 snack packs for students the first year. see more
Trojans fail in bid to repeat as champs
The 2016 football season was not supposed to end like this for the Center Grove faithful.
Expectations were as high as the Lucas Oil Stadium roof when the Trojans faced rival No. 6 Carmel for the 6A state championship Friday. The Trojans entered the game with 12 straight wins and nine consecutive playoff victories. Center Grove owned a 19-6 regular- season triumph over the Greyhounds, and the Trojans had bumped off three top-six teams in a row to reach the title game. see more
Roncalli rout Falcons; girls county tournament opens next week
On the night after Roncalli’s football team won the 4A state championship, the school’s basketball squad showed it could also move the ball well by routing Perry Meridian 66-41. Roncalli overcame the Falcons’ tenacious halfcourt zone defense by moving the ball quickly upcourt for several fast-break baskets, beginning with leading scorer Christian Stewart going coast-to-coast for a lay-up and a permanent 9-7 lead for the Rebels. see more
Franklin Central swimmers excel
Franklin Central’s girls and boys swim teams won the Flashes’ invitational Saturday.
The girls won the eight-team meet with 499 points; Greenwood was third with 350 points, Beech Grove fifth with 202. The Flashes swept the relays and won five individual events. see more
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