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UIndy Names Scott Young as VP for Intercollegiate Athletics

The University of Indianapolis has named Scott Young to serve as the next Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics. Young will assume the role on September 1, 2020, following the retirement of Sue Willey, who served in the position for 17 of her 45 years of service to the University. Young’s selection for the cabinet position…

IHSAA Spring Sports Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The Indiana High School Athletic Association staunchly supports our Governor, our State Commissioner of Health and our State Superintendent of Public Instruction in their herculean efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are extremely fortunate in Indiana to have these exemplary leaders providing guidance and care to all Hoosiers. With the announcement today of the closure…

Inside the Huddle Ready to Air Saturday Morning

WILO’s Saturday morning sports talk show “Inside the Huddle” will air live from 9-10 a.m. Saturday. The show is sponsored by State Farm Insurance Agents Susan Kaspar and Tony Theofanis. Our guests this week will be new Indiana High School Athletic Association Commissioner Paul Neidig along with former Frankfort High School state pole vault champion…

104th Indianapolis 500 Rescheduled for August 23

The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date. The…

IHSAA Cancels Boys State Basketball Tournament

Following Thursday’s directive by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb that all Indiana schools will be closed until May 1, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announces that this year’s IHSAA boys basketball state tournament is officially cancelled. “It is with great sadness and disappointment that we inform Hoosiers of the cancellation of the remaining games of…

Farmers Bank Suspends Lobby Access in Response to COVID-19

For the protection of our customers, staff, their families, as well as the citizens of the communities we serve, The Farmers Bank is temporarily suspending lobby access except by appointment only at all Farmers Bank locations effective Thursday, March 19th at 12:00 pm until further notice. “We have been closely monitoring the status of the…

IHSAA Postpones Boys Basketball Tournament Immediately

Due to the number of schools closing after today for an extended period of time, it has become apparent the IHSAA boys basketball tournament series cannot be completed as scheduled. Subsequently, the boys basketball tournament is postponed immediately. Because of the unprecedented nature of these circumstances, we will issue full refunds to all stations as soon…

IHSAA State Tournaments to Continue With Limited Spectators

Commissioner Bobby Cox announced Thursday that the remaining games in the IHSAA boys basketball state tournament will continue as scheduled but with limited spectators in attendance as Indiana seeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The IHSAA continues to monitor the impact of COV-19 around our state. Our primary focus has been…

Frankfort Basketball Season Ends in Sectional Semifinals

The basketball season came to an end for Frankfort in the sectional semifinals at Greencastle in a 49-46 loss to North Montgomery. The Hot Dogs, which finished 7-17, trailed 28-15 at halftime before mounting a second half comeback. They outscored the Chargers 19-10 in the third period to cut the deficit to 38-34 entering the…

Boys Basketball Regional Schedule Announced

The following is the boys basketball regionals that will be played on Saturday, March 14. Class 2A At Lapel Game 1 — Rossville (18-7) vs. Wapahani, (20-5), 10:30 a.m. Game 2 — Rochester (12-10) vs. Blackford (21-5), Noon. Game 3 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 8 p.m. (winner advances to semi-state at…