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The Lion wrestling team hosted Decatur Central in wrestling action Wednesday. Prior to the action on the mat, the Lions celebrated Senior Night.

SHELBYVILLE – After taking a 3-point lead after the first quarter at Shelbyville, the Lady Lions outscored the Lady Golden Bears 14-4 in the second quarter and 20-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away to the 55-34 victory.

With Roger Penske taking ownership of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there are a lot of good reasons to believe it will once again be “The Racing Capital of the World.”

East Central freshman Josie Trabel scored 11 of her game-high 25 points in the first quarter as the Lady Trojans built a 20-10 lead after one quarter, 34-18 lead at the half and 46-26 lead after three quarters en route to the 56-34 victory over Rushville on Saturday.


ZIONSVILLE – The Lion wrestling team traveled to Zionsville for an 8-way tournament and finished the day with a 2-2 record.

ST. LEON – As the Lions and Trojans prepared to take the floor for the start of Friday’s game, a gym operator turned off the lights except for those above the court. The Trojan players took that as a sign and “shot the lights out” in the first quarter en route to 29 points.

After Indiana was outscored 14-5 in bench points Wednesday night against Northwestern, coach Archie Miller challenged his second unit to provide more production.

Hunters may apply online for a reserved turkey hunt by visiting and clicking on the “Reserved Hunt Info” link. The application period began Jan. 6 and will run through Feb. 19. No late entries will be accepted. The online method is the only way to apply. Applicants mus…

Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec has entered the transfer portal, according to numerous media reports Tuesday. The news was first reported by Tom Loy of 247 Sports.


BROOKVILLE – The Lady Lion defense was too much for the Lady Wildcats of Franklin County on Tuesday. Rushville’s full court press and pressure defense converted 16 steals and many more deflections as the Lady Lions rolled to a 55-37 victory.

Though the contest is barely more than a week old, the music already is fading out in the NFL’s annual offseason game of coaching musical chairs.

The Lady Lions led visiting Seymour at every break of Saturday’s game. Rushville led 15-10 after one quarter, 27-16 at the half and 44-30 after three quarters en route to a 66-42 victory.

Indiana has some serious legislation on the books in regards to harassing legitimate hunters. Hunters on property where they have permission to hunt or on public land during active game seasons are protected from interference from other individuals. One individual attempting to harass local …

Visiting Shenandoah outscored the Lions by 27 points in the middle quarters to springboard to a 77-45 victory. The Raiders are 7-1 on the season. The Lions fall to 2-7 on the season and travel to East Central (4-4) on Friday.

The Lady Lions traveled north to the Northridge tournament named the Bankers Classic and returned with a fourth place finish in the 8-team event.

The Lady Lions hosted North Decatur on Monday in hopes of ending a 3-game skid. Rushville put forth its second-best offensive output and best defensive game en route to knocking off the Lady Chargers 72-20.

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the shooting of a bald eagle in Lawrence County on Friday, December 20, 2019. Shortly before 4:30 p.m., a Lawrence County Animal Control Officer and employees of Brown County Indiana Raptor Center were notified by a landowner south of the White…

NEW CASTLE – Eighteen women have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2020 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.

Visiting Lawrenceburg used an11-2 run in the fourth quarter to build a seven point lead and then held off the Lions to post the 48-46 EIAC victory on Friday.

Lawrenceburg came to Rushville looking to remain undefeated on the year and keep a hold of the top spot in the EIAC. The Lady Tigers used a 10-2 run to close out the game and seal the 54-49 victory.

ST. LEON – The Lion wrestling team traveled to St. Leon for the East Central 8-way on Saturday. Rushville finished the day runner-up in the team competition.

In their recent news release, Indiana’s DNR says there is no reason for alarm with increased coyote sightings in the winter months. I beg to differ.

Hello bowling fans! This is Jim Ephlin, at the Rushville Bowl, where all the action is.

NEW CASTLE – The Lion wrestling team traveled north on State Road 3 to face New Castle on Wednesday. The two teams brought out the best in the other and resulted in a tight match. In the end, New Castle escaped with the 39-36 victory.

The last few years, the traditionally popular and competitive TQ Midget Racing Series in America’s “Hoosier Heartland” has endured many struggles. Those major struggles include lower car counts, dwindling financial and sponsorship support, perhaps a “playing field” that at times was not 100%…

GREENSBURG – The Greensburg Pirates (9-1) grabbed a slightly stronger grasp on the regular season EIAC title on Saturday afternoon when they defeated the Rushville Lady Lions (5-5), 48-38.


Just after the mid-way point of the third quarter, Rushville went on a 30-13 run to close out a 62-55 victory over visiting Franklin County on Friday.

The Lion wrestling team hosted its annual Super 5 on Saturday with Connersville, Batesville, Centerville and Greensburg joining the Lions on the mat.

Last Sunday morning, I glanced out the window into our screened-in back porch and I saw what at first thought to be big round leaf. Then it hopped.

RICHMOND – The Lion wrestling team traveled to Richmond and returned with a 44-27 victory over the Red Devils. The win improves the Lions to 6-2 on the season.

Triton Central showed all in attendance Tuesday at Rushville why many believe the Lady Tigers are the team to beat in Class 2A.


Rushville hosted Triton Central in the home opener for the wrestling team. Those in attendance witnessed an exciting match that came down to the final varsity match to decide the winner.

CONNERSVILLE – Rushville tried to overcome a slow offensive first half with a fourth-quarter rally, but the Lions came up short as the Spartans posted a 33-25 victory in EIAC basketball action Friday in the Spartan Bowl.

Hello everybody! This is Jim Ephlin, at the Rushville Bowl where all the action is. If you missed out in joining one of our bowling leagues back in September, here‘s your chance to join the action.

Learn about bald eagles and other raptors and possibly see an eagle in the wild during Patoka Lake’s 32nd annual Eagle Watch on Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center.

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