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High school softball player hit by rock while swimming in Douglas County hotel pool  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A high school softball player says she might have scars on her face for the rest of her life after someone threw a rock at her while she was swimming at a ...

Bullets found in Silver Creek High School band room  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Sellersburg police responded to Silver Creek High School shortly after 11 a.m. after a student found unspent bullets in a school band room.

IU Basketball Weekend Recruiting Videos: Trey Galloway and Trey Kaufman  The Daily Hoosier

More than 100 Indiana high school teams participated in the 15th annual Charlie Hughes Classic on the north side of Indianapolis this past weekend. Below are ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYBOOK: Send-off for Silver Creek Dragons!  WLKY Louisville

For the first time in it's 50 year history, Silver Creek is going to the Indiana State Basketball Celebration.

Silver Creek celebrates boys' basketball team & title  Evening News and Tribune

SELLERSBURG — Saturday night the Silver Creek High School boys' basketball team won the school's first state championship in any Indiana High School ...

Silver Creek High students create Kentuckianapoly board game with local businesses  WAVE 3

The project teaches students business, finance and sales skills, all through one little game.

Heather Hayes Announces 2019 IU Kokomo Volleyball Recruiting Class  Victory Sports Network

Volleyball Head Coach Heather Hayes has announced five additions to the 2019 Indiana University Kokomo volleyball team, which includes four...

'I will always be a Dragon': Kenny Spencer retiring after 41 years at SCHS  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — School secretaries have all the answers. They know everything about the school, its teachers and staff.

BOYS' BASKETBALL: Gerth is Silver Creek's stat man  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — George Gerth estimates he's seen more than 1600 Silver Creek High School boys' basketball games in his life.

Dragons looking to make school history  WLKY Louisville

The Silver Creek boys basketball team is looking to do something no team has done for the school: win a IHSAA state title.

2021 Indiana Basketball Recruiting Update  IndianaHQ

The Class of 2021 may be one of the most historic in recent history for the state of Indiana, and potentially for Indiana University. There continues to be an vast ...

MOSSWORDS: Surviving a school district's divorce | News  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Doug Coffman again won re-election. No surprise there.

Southern Indiana parents urge state education leaders to allow West Clark's divorce  WDRB

Dozens of teachers, parents, and students spoke out Wednesday at Silver Creek High School, saying separation is the only way the three West Clark ...

Silver Creek continues chase for Class 3A title against Crispus Attucks  Courier Journal

Silver Creek is in semistate round for just third time in program history.

Sellersburg residents make the case for divorce from WCCS  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG – Deplorable school conditions and dysfunctional community relationships.

The Civil War becomes the backdrop for Silver Creek High School Theatre production  WDRB

Keith Kaiser joins the cast of Little Women the Musical at Silver Creek High School.

Judge appoints at-large West Clark school board member  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Sellersburg resident Kevin Puckett has been appointed to fill the vacant at-large seat on the West Clark Community Schools board.

Olympians fall to 3A No. 5 Dragons  The Republic

SELLERSBURG — It was a tough battle for the Columbus East boys basketball team Saturday against Class 3A No. 5 Silver Creek.The Olympians kept battling, ...

West Clark board approves new school to replace Silver Creek High School  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — They're already coming, so they're going to build it.

28-year board veteran, political newcomer seek West Clark District 3  Newsandtribune

In West Clark Community Schools District 3, comprised of most of Silver Creek Township, veteran board member and current board president Doug Coffman is ...

Silver Creek High School employee arrested for child seduction released on bond  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — A Silver Creek High School employee arrested Wednesday faces a level 6 felony charge of child seduction following alleged inappropriate ...

School of the week: Silver Creek basketball  WLKY Louisville

Silver Creek Boys Basketball is the Subway School of the Week after starting the season with an 18-3 record. Advertisement. Follow this story to get instant ...

IU Basketball: Trey Kaufman (Silver Creek) Offered, In-State 4-Star 2021 PF  IndianaHQ

The Hoosiers have another 2021 offer out as Archie Miller offered Silver Creek's 2021 PF Trey Kaufman during a team basketball camp in Bloomington.

Longtime track and field, cross country coach Kingery passes  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — The local sports community is reeling after the Thursday passing of beloved and iconic coach Darrell Kingery.

Community looks to renovate Silver Creek High School  WHAS (subscription)

Voters could soon decide if he West Clark Community School District will be able to renovate Silver Creek High School.

Finer details of West Clark separation disclosed | Clark County  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Some of the finer details of a proposed separation in West Clark – such as how much debt each district would take on and when the split ...

Predictably, Trey Kaufman's recruitment beginning to take off

Breakdown: Purdue 2021 targets. For. Trey Kaufman. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF. , June has brought up what seemed ...

Silver Creek High referendum project wording shifts | News  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Whether it's a matter of semantics or not, West Clark Community Schools has worked around its wording of what a Silver Creek High School ...

After impressive 2017, Silver Creek football won't sneak up on anyone  Courier Journal

Silver Creek's success on the football field last season surprised some in Indiana. This year, their coach says, nobody is going to look over them.

BASEBALL -- Joe Decker to coach MJ baseball | Prep Sports  Wilson Post

Prep & college coach from Indiana -. Veteran high school and collegiate head coach Joe Decker will replace Mark Purvis as head baseball coach at Mt. Juliet ...

SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING OLD: West Clark mulls rebuilding or renovating Silver Creek High School  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Charged with choosing a new school or renovating Silver Creek High School, the board of trustees for West Clark Community Schools may ...

Silver Creek High investigating bomb threat  The Courier-Journal

Authorities are searching for a person who left a "specific" bomb threat in the bathroom of Silver Creek High School on Tuesday.

Early Wednesday dismissals coming to WCCS next year  Evening News and Tribune

SELLERSBURG — West Clark Community Schools will dismiss students 45-minutes early on Wednesdays next school year.

West Clark implements random drug screening for students  WAVE 3

High school students in West Clark Community Schools who are involved in anything outside the classroom will be subject to random, quarterly drug testing due ...

After divisive vote, West Clark schools want to do what hasn't been done before: Split up  The Courier-Journal

Secession is the latest attempt at settling long-standing disagreements about the future of the West Clark school district in Southern Indiana.

WAVE Country students honored with Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships  WAVE 3

McDonald's offered a college scholarship to each student -- totaling $18000.

West Clark teachers stage walk-in to promote increased education funding  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY—For Southern Indiana teachers, the fight for increased education funding is far from over.

Silver Creek's 'J-Dogs' are powering the Dragons to their best start in program history  The Courier-Journal

Silver Creek football is off to its best start in program history, and coach John Dablow said it's rooted in one unit in particular.

Tensions high as taxpayers discuss $95M renovations for WCCS school district  WHAS (subscription)

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WHAS11) – A $95-million proposal to renovate schools in Southern Indiana had tensions high Tuesday night. Taxpayers are split over the ...

Silver Creek's Kelsi Scott finding fruitful homecoming at IU Southeast  Evening News and Tribune

Former Silver Creek standout Kelsi Scott is at her third college, but her final destination has proved to be a fruitful homecoming.

MOSS: Silver Creek trying to keep up with growing enrollment  Newsandtribune

Classes are more crowded and the hallways, well, Jacob Atkins bobs and weaves his way.

West Clark school board approves 2019 budgets | Clark County  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — The West Clark Community Schools Corp. board of trustees has approved its 2019 general budget, capital projects plan and tax rates.

Silver Creek's wish to leave West Clark Schools won't be an easy process  WDRB

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WDRB) -- Silver Creek wants out of the West Clark School district in southern Indiana, but it won't be that easy. In the wake of its failed $95 ...

IU Basketball 2021 Recruiting Names to Know: Trey Kaufman  The Daily Hoosier

UPDATE: Indiana offered Kaufman a scholarship today at their team camp. CONGRATULATIONS Trey Kaufman on receiving an offer from Indiana University ✅ .

IU Basketball Offers Top Three Class of 2021 In-State Players Before Junior Seasons  The Daily Hoosier

There is almost always top shelf high school basketball talent in the Hoosier state. Archie Miller knew this when he was hired as the Indiana head coach in 2017.

West Clark appoints (another) interim superintendent | Clark County  Evening News and Tribune

SELLERSBURG — For the third time in less than a year, West Clark Community Schools has a new superintendent.

Threat made at Silver Creek HS, police presence increased overnight

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WHAS11) – Police in Indiana are investigating a bomb threat at Silver Creek High School and due to the threat a Wednesday night ...

Republican newcomer takes on seasoned Democrat for Clark County Council District 3 seat  Evening News and Tribune

A political newcomer will face off against a prior state representative candidate in the Clark County Council District 3 race. First-time candidate, Republican ...

Football clinic asks moms: Are you tough enough?  The Courier-Journal

Inaugural Silver Creek Ladies Football Clinic issued the challenge, “Are you tough enough?” to more than 50 women.

USI Baseball announces incoming class  14 News WFIE Evansville

The University of Southern Indiana baseball team and Head Coach Tracy Archuleta have announced the incoming signees for the 2020 season, featuring ten ...

Richmer retires as Silver Creek AD after 26 years  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — During the early years of his 38-year education career, being a high school athletic director one day did not even enter Larry Richmer's mind.

Go-To Guy / Senior making big impact for Olympians  The Republic

Matt Frost has been a huge centerpiece for the Columbus East boys basketball team the past couple years, and this year is no different.Frost is one of the top ...

Parents want school board to address overcrowding at Silver Creek H.S.  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Some parents are asking for major changes to address overcrowding at Silver Creek High School, which has had additional ...

Silver Creek schools are overflowing, but the district has a way to go before addressing the issue  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — More students means more money for school districts, but it also means finding a place to put them.

GIRLS' TENNIS: Trinkle eyes second straight state title  Evening News and Tribune

CLARKSVILLE — Something happens to Halli Trinkle when she steps on a tennis court. It's something, she says, she can't really explain.

School employee pleads not guilty to child seduction  WAVE 3

The employee would allegedly try to convince the student that he was homosexual and to break up with his girlfriend.

Two area high school seniors receive McDonald's Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW— Two area high school students have received the McDonald's Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships.

16-year-old arrested for the beating of a gay student at school  WAVE

A southern Indiana high school student is facing charges accused of brutally attacking a classmate. The victim and his family say he was targeted because of his ...

Financial tensions threaten to tear West Clark Community Schools district apart  WDRB

The West Clark Community Schools district in southern Indiana is taking a big step to settle years of tension among three different school communities, before a ...

New coffee shop opens in Sellersburg | News  Evening News and Tribune

Although it opened Saturday, Dragon's Den Coffee House and Cafe in Sellersburg already has regular customers.

Sellersburg students create 'Kentuckianaopoly' board game | News  WDRB

A local class is putting a Kentuckiana twist on a classic board game. Students at Silver Creek High School created "Kentuckianaopoly," which is a game that ...

Southern Indiana students prepare to go back to school  The Courier-Journal

When Southern Indiana students begin the 2014-15 school year later this week, they'll likely notice more school leadership changes than policy or schedule ...

West Clark voters overwhelmingly reject school referendum | News  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — West Clark voters rejected a $95 million school referendum on Tuesday, defeating the measure by a wide margin.

Students create Monopoly game based on Kentucky and southern Indiana  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Actors Theater and Kizito Cookies replace Boardwalk and Park Place on a new Monopoly game. Students at Silver Creek High ...

Seymour edges Silver Creek  Seymour Tribune

SELLERSBURG Seymour's girls basketball team escaped with a win at Silver Creek on Friday night. Despite trailing for the first three quarters -- and shooting ...

How do the schools stack up in Southern Indiana?  The Courier-Journal

The long-anticipated release of Indiana schools' progress Tuesday brought no big surprises for Southern Indiana.

Should Teachers Carry Guns? Are Metal Detectors Helpful? What Experts Say  The New York Times

Experts are divided on how to protect students from violence or whether, for that matter, there is anything that can be done to prevent a determined attacker.

AN EYE FOR ART: Young artist creates photorealistic portraits  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — As a toddler, Evan Olinger's parents couldn't get him to color. Now 16, it's about all the budding artist does.

Silver Creek School of the Week  WLKY Louisville

With just a couple of months left until the end of the prep basketball season, this week's High School Playbook WLKY School of the week is Silver Creek.

Suicides, Drug Addiction and High School Football  The New York Times

MADISON, Ind. — An hour's drive from Louisville, perched along the Ohio River, sits the prettiest little town. Madison, population 12,000, has won awards for its ...

Indiana soldier is first to die in ISIS war  Indianapolis Star

An Indiana marine lost at sea becomes the first U.S. military casualty in war on ISIS.

MEN'S COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Eckert ends up with second-highest all-time decathlon score at Iowa  Newsandtribune

Still, Silver Creek grad wanted school record in event.

FOOTBALL: Lions look for a win, improvement in second year  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Somewhere on a small practice field just off U.S. Highway 31 – behind a manufacturing plant and next to a cornfield – a couple of dozen ...

HARDWOOD AFTERMATH: Dragons have recovered from slow start  Newsandtribune

Pair of Bulldogs earn Player of the Week honors, Power Poll released.

Indiana schools can arm teachers, but most don't. More might start.  Indianapolis Star

Indiana is one of several states that allow for the arming of teachers, but most schools haven't gone there. After Florida, some are considering it.

Staggered start doesn’t stagger West Clark  The Courier-Journal

Wednesday was the first day parents, students and educators experienced a new “staggered start” schedule.

USA Football, Colts Award NFL Foundation-Funded Grant to Local Youth and School-Based Football Programs

USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Indianapolis Colts recently awarded grants for new ...

Pendleton Heights cheer team wins state  Pendleton Times-Post

PENDLETON — The Pendleton Heights High School varsity cheer team took first place at the varsity cheerleading state championships Saturday, Nov. 4, at New ...

National School Walkout tests Louisville students' resolve in push for gun reform  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students' participation in the National School Walkout called into question whether youths are really committed to gun control effort.

SHAKING LIKE A LEAF: Haunted Woods celebrating 25 years  Newsandtribune

SOMEWHERE SPOOKY NEAR HAMBURG — For some people, just walking in the woods at night is a frightening experience. But add ghosts, ghouls, a clown ...

Former Pence advisor to run for Rokita’s empty seat  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (Statehouse File) - As Rep. Todd Rokita launches his bid for Joe Donnelly's Senate seat, a senior advisor to Mike Pence during his time as ...

Amazing!  Madison Courier

BROOKVILLE — “Amazing!” Madison senior volleyball player Madelyn Thomas needed just one word to describe her feelings — and that of her.

KING HIM: Local teen captures world checkers championship  Newsandtribune

Some may say checkers is child's play, but few in the world have mastered the game the way 14-year-old Alex Holmes has.

BUILDING A FUTURE: Sellersburg sees growth, poised for more  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — The Sellersburg where Bob Neville grew up is worlds different than the one where he lives now.

2013 Sellersburg murder trial begins Monday | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Two Clark County men charged in the murder of a Clarksville man were scheduled to be in court for their trial Monday morning.

Clark County schools to have on-site probation officers  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A new partnership among Clark County courts, probation and schools is designed to provide students on probation or at risk with better ...

Revisit required reading  Chicago Tribune

Paul W. Hankins remembers vaguely reading "The Grapes of Wrath" in high school, the same way he remembers vaguely reading "The Great Gatsby." "That fake ...

MOSSWORDS: Jack Womack battles cancer with the spice of life  Newsandtribune

Fall asleep just once, Jack Womack's secretary teased, and I will cut off that dratted pony tail.

Hometown girl patrolling Sellersburg's streets | News  Newsandtribune

SELLERSBURG — Alexis Shaver may be the first and only female officer for the Sellersburg Police Department in decades. But to the other 15 full-time officers ...

Actress portrays author of Frankenstein in solo show  Greenfield Daily Reporter

GREENFIELD — Frankenstein. For most of us, our imaginations immediately conjure up the oversized, green-tinted man-monster with the electrical nodes ...

Elmer Hoehn: 'A giant among us' | News  Newsandtribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — River Ridge Commerce Center, the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville and even the recognition of Clarksville's importance in the Lewis and ...

Ind. mom turned amputee by tornado continues recovery  USA TODAY

SELLERSBURG, Ind. -- Testing the latest adjustments on her prosthetic legs earlier this week, Stephanie Decker smoothly lifted herself from an armchair and ...

Providence basketball coach Andrew Grantz resigns; assistant Rob Murawski named interim  The Courier-Journal

Providence basketball coach Andrew Grantz has resigned after three seasons with the team, per a release from the school Thursday.

Reading Aloud to Teens Gains Favor Among Teachers  Education Week News

But, in fact, many teachers across the country are reading to students in middle and high schools, too, and some education researchers say more teachers of ...

No Sophomore Slump / Trio of first-year varsity players playing key roles for Olympians  The Republic

Columbus East had plenty holes to fill from the departed seniors of last season's 13-11 sectional runner-up boys basketball team.Coach Brent Chitty might have ...

IN PERSON: Nerves and strategic thinking helped David Mosley land a career — and his wife  Louisville Business First

He was mentored by legendary Louisville defense attorney Frank Haddad and his associate, Burton Milward, who authored two definitive books on criminal law ...

Marine from Indiana who died fighting ISIS to get monument  Indianapolis Star

Cpl. Jordan Spears, of Memphis, Ind., was the first U.S. *service* member to die while supporting operations against the Islamic State. -03_Marine_Spears_FEN.

Stephanie Decker: NASCAR honors brave mother who lost her legs protecting her children from a tornado a year a  Daily Mail

A mother who lost her legs protecting her children as a tornado ravaged their home last year has shown her amazing resilience as she is honored by NASCAR.

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