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MainSource Bank honors student-athletes

Two players from the boys basketball teams at Batesville and Shelbyville high schools were named to the 2015 MainSource Bank All-Academic Team Thursday The two student-athletes were honored before the boys varsity game between the two schools at Batesville. A total of 14 student-athletes from 14 central and southern Indiana schools have been named to

Bulldogs lose to Beech Grove 60-51

The Batesville Bulldogs suffered a 60-51 loss in boys’ varsity basketball action to the Beech Grove Hornets. The Bulldogs overcame as four-point first quarter deficit to lead 27-18 at halftime. Batesville outscored their opponents 20-7 in the second quarter. The Hornets bounced back in the third quarter. Beech Grove’s pressure defense and timely shooting led

BMS girls suffer losses at SDMS

The Batesville Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Sunman Dearborn by a score of 55-14. Hattie Westerfeld scored six points, while Ellie Waechter added five, Stephanie Nobbe (2) and Kendall Dickman (1). The seventh grade Lady Bulldogs couldn’t overcome a slow start and poor shooting falling to Sunman Dearborn Middle School by

Bulldogs to open sectional play against South Dearborn

The Indiana High School Athletic Association revealed the 105th annual boys’ state basketball tournament pairings Sunday evening. Sectional tournaments are scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 3, and run through Saturday, March 7. The regional portion of the tournament will be played Saturday, March 14. The Batesville Bulldogs are one of 97 teams in Class 3A

Weather cancels middle school wrestling

The Batesville Middle School wrestling meet at home against Milan on Tuesday, Feb. 17, has been canceled. A new date for the meet against the Indians has not been determined.

Lady Bulldogs fall in championship game

The Batesville Lady Bulldogs came up just short in their quest to win the Class 3A basketball sectional tournament at South Dearborn. Coach Darrick Cox and the Lady Bulldogs advanced to the championship game with victories over Lawrenceburg and South Dearborn. The Rushville Lady Lions made their way through the other half of the bracket

Season ends at semistate for Amberger

It was a tough ending to a very good wrestling season for Batesville High School senior Will Amberger. The Bulldog wrestler competed in the New Castle Semistate on Saturday. He came away with a victory in the opening round, but suffered a loss in his second match of the day. Amberger defeated Tyler Smith of

Bulldogs leave Rushville with a victory

The Batesville High School varsity boys basketball team traveled to Rushville Thursday evening and returned with an impressive victory. Senior Wyatt Schebler buried a 3-pointer from the left corner as time expired to give the Bulldogs a 41-39 victory over the host Lions. The Bulldogs have won four of their last five games and improved