?Big fourth quarter by Salem Lions buries SHS Warriors PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    There had been much hype in Southern Indiana about the battle for the Mid-Southern Conference title.
    Most people picked either Silver Creek or Salem to take the crown, but Scottsburg was undefeated in MSC play and Salem had one loss going into their Friday, January 16, game.  The Warriors had been a little bit of a sleeper, and if they could protect their home court, they would be in good position with only games against Clarksville and Silver Creek remaining.
    Gunner Erwin and the Lions had other ideas for the Warriors however. They played tough in Meyer Gym, taking a 24-22 lead into halftime.
    The third quarter went Salem’s way, the score being 39-31 when the buzzer sounded.
    Most fans that follow Scottsburg basketball know that the Warriors have been a fourth quarter team this season, but again, the Lions had different ideas. Erwin led the Lions, outscoring Scottsburg 25-9 in the fourth to take a 64-40 win on the road and giving the Warriors their first conference loss.
    Matt Bridgewater and Mason Gregory led the team scoring with 12, and Erwin led Salem with 16.
    Scottsburg in theory would have had to win against Salem to have a share of the title, but the Brownstown Braves lent a helping hand, knocking off Silver Creek to give all teams atop the MSC standings one loss and taking that contest back to square one again.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:10
 
?Wrestling Warriors close regular season with loss PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    The Scottsburg High School wrestling Warriors closed out their regular season losing to a strong New Albany squad 27-47.
    Despite the loss, the Warriors finish 22-14 on the season.  The 22 wins are the second most in school history.  Head Coach Tyson Skinner stated, “We wrestled well at the start but had a few matches not go our way that I thought we had a shot to win.”
                        Individual Results
    152 pounds: Tanner Howard (Scottsburg) by pin over O’Connell (New Albany)  1:08; 6-0.
    160 pounds: Sebastian Rodgers (Sb) by pin over Faith (NA) 2:39; 12-0.
    171 pounds: Chris Chasteen (Sb) by pin over Mann (NA) 1:29; 18-0.
    189 pounds: Nick Henderson (Sb) by pin over Conn (NA) 1:40; 24-0
    215 pounds: Will Napier (Sb) by dec over Mudd (NA) 3-2; 27-0
    HWT: Stone (Sb) lost by Pin Hoke (NA) :44; 27-6.
    103 pounds: Kelly (Sb) lost by pin Guy (NA) :57; 27-12.
    112 pounds: Gary (Sb) lost by pin Snyder (NA) 2:24; 27-18.
    119 pounds: Double FF
    125 pounds: Fink (Sb) lost by pin Martin (NA) 3:11; 27-24
    130 pounds: Davis (Sb) lost by pin Rodriguez (NA) 5:27; 27-30
    135 pounds: Petty (Sb) lost by tech fall Kessinger (NA) 2-17; 27-35
    140 pounds: Sandlin (Sb) lost by pin Reynolds (NA) 4:58; 27-41
    145 pounds: Palmer (Sb) lost by pin Douglas (NA) 4:25; 27-47
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:11
 
?Austin nips North Harrison girls’; Floyd runs past North Harrison boys’ PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    Austin defeated North Harrison in a big Mid Southern Conference match up last Wednesday 64-63, while Eastern fended off North Harrison 53-49 in the Musketeers’ homecoming Friday night, and the Floyd Central Highlanders continued to improve this season and defeated the visiting North Harrison Cougars 73-45 in Floyd’s homecoming Saturday night.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:01
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?Mom charged with failing to see that child attends school PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    A Scottsburg mother has been charged with violating the Indiana Compulsory School Attendance Law.
    Pauline L. Pappas, 37, will face trial on the charge on April 6, according to court records.
    Pappas’ child had missed 29 days of school up to November 20, the probable cause affidavit stated.
    Scott School District 2 officials had sent several letters to Pappas about her child missing school. She attended a meeting of the Scott County Attendance Review Board in October in regard to the absences, and board members had worked out an “action plan” for the mother and her child to follow to ensure that the student would be in school on a regular basis.
    The affidavit stated that Pappas failed to follow this plan, and the child continued to miss school.
    An Indiana State Trooper, Ray Dawson, visited the Pappas home twice in late November. He stated in the affidavit that the woman failed to provide him with any medical records that would support the child having a reason to miss school.
    The charge is a Class B misdemeanor.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:14
 
?Suspect is arrested for grocery robbery PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    An Austin man was arrested on Wednesday, January 14, and charged with the December 16 robbery of D&M Grocery on the north side of that community.
    Zach “Zachie” White, 24, was taken into custody by Austin police and transported to the Scott County Security Center in Scottsburg. What apparently made the case against White was his appearance in videos made by security cameras in a couple of other businesses. In each of the videos, recorded on December 16, White was wearing what appeared to be the same clothing described as being worn by the robber by a clerk at the small family-operated grocery. A clerk at one of those other stores also identified the man as White.
    The suspect is charged with one count of robbery, a Class C felony. When he appeared for an initial hearing in Scott Circuit Court on January 15, a not guilty plea was entered for him. White was assigned a jury trial date of June 29.
    Prosecutor Jason Mount also filed a petition for detainer on behalf of the State of Indiana. White will be held for 15 days without bail. Thereafter, bail will be set at $100,000 corporate surety or full cash.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:15
 
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