NO SHAVE: Coaches participating in the “No Shave November” fundraiser include (from left): Madison head coach Tyson Skinner, former head coach Ray Black Jr., Shawe wrestling head coach Kevin Baker, Madison assistant coach and youth director Dustin Bentz, Madison assistant coach Ty Olds, former Madison junior high head coach Steve Mitchell, and Madison assistant coach Tom Cope. (Submitted photo)
NO SHAVE: Coaches participating in the “No Shave November” fundraiser include (from left): Madison head coach Tyson Skinner, former head coach Ray Black Jr., Shawe wrestling head coach Kevin Baker, Madison assistant coach and youth director Dustin Bentz, Madison assistant coach Ty Olds, former Madison junior high head coach Steve Mitchell, and Madison assistant coach Tom Cope. (Submitted photo)
- Madison and Shawe wrestling coaches past and present recently participated in "No Shave November" in honor of former assistant coach Nick Shadday.

The event, which helps raise male cancer awareness, was used by the coaches to help raise money for the American Cancer Society and more than $1,700 was collected.

However, the coaches are still seeking help to reach their goal of raising $2,000. To make a donation, send cash or check to Ray Black Jr. c/o No Shave November, P.O. Box 1128, Madison, IN 47250.



- Former Madison High School standout Corey Povaleri had a big game in Rose-Hulman's 66-50 win over Anderson on Wednesday.

Povaleri, a junior, came off the bench to score 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting. He hit both of his 3-point attempts. Povaleri also had three assists and two rebounds and two steals in 21 minutes of action.



- Hanover College senior Dexter Britt has been selected to play for Team Stars & Stripes in the 2013 Tazon de Estrellas football game.

Britt, a three-time All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection as a quarterback, will play in the game held in Monterrey, Mexico, on Saturday, Dec. 21.



- Hanover College women's soccer team placed three players on the All-Great Lakes Region team.

Sophomore Rachel Alvis and freshman Anna Cornacchione, a pair of frontliners from Cincinnati, received first team honors. Paige Byers, a senior from N oblesville, received second team honors.



- Hanover College placed 18 athletes on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Academic All-Conference team.

Hanover selections include: Derrick Worden for football; Logan Wells, Janelle Lantz, Nikki Lewis, Anni Titchenal and Teresa Wiczynski, all for cross country; Mathew Grau, Jacob Thomsen, Rachel Alvis, Erin Hancock, Chloe Hutchinson and Megan Insley, all for soccer; Sarah Hasewinkel and Megan Keller, both for volleyball; Kathleen Brinegar, Sarah Love, Dani Miller and Allison Poston, all for tennis.



- Switzerland County's Austin Clark has been named the Ohio River Valley Conference Boys Basketball Player of the Week.

The 6-foot-6 senior forward totaled 46 points, 21 rebounds and six assists in two wins for the Pacers last week.

Clark shares the award with South Ripley's Austin Halcomb. Jac-Cen-Del's Sydney Keene and Rising Sun's Sydney Willhite shared the award in boys basketball.



- Madison's jayvee girls basketball team dropped its first loss of the season, 35-23, at Floyd Central on Tuesday.

Sage Sproles led Madison with 12 points. Ashlee Allen scored five.

Madison, now 4-1, hosts Jeffersonville on Friday.



- Madison Junior High's boys basketball teams scored a sweep over Jennings County on Monday.

The seventh grade (3-2) won 51-38. Cooper Yancey had 19 points for the Bears, Jon Motenko scored 10 and Blair Holt had seven.

The eighth grade (5-0) won 47-39. Braydon Perry led the Bears with 19 points and Connor Thurnall scored 16.

Madison hosts Columbus East Dec. 11.



- Shawe Memorial Junior High's boys basketball teams split with Switzerland County on Tuesday.

The seventh grade won 52-15. Hunter Mefford had 15 points for the Hilltoppers while Tyler Kramer and Luke Hensley had eight each.

The eighth grade lost 54-50 in overtime. Schuyler Edwards had 17 points to lead the Hilltoppers and Kramer scored 15.



- Season tickets for Madison High School boys and girls basketball are now on sale in the Madison athletic office.

Cost is $33 a ticket per sport. Madison High School students can also purchase a Pep Club ticket for $33 which is good for all games.

The athletic office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.