Courierarea Sports Shorts - January 27, 2014
Monday, January 27, 2014 10:00 AM
- Madison's boys junior varsity basketball team defeated Greensburg 57-53 on Friday night - the Pirate JV's first loss of the season.
Madison pulled out to a double-digit lead on the young Pirates and then held of for the win.
Mitchell Seng led the Cubs (7-3) with 15 points while Quenton White added nine.
Madison hosts Floyd Central tonight on the Cubs homecoming.
- The 2014 Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest is Feb. 8 at Shawe Memorial High School.
Open to boys and girls ages 10 to 14 as of Jan. 1, doors will open at 8:30 a.m. with the competition starting at 9 a.m. and the event is free. The event was postponed from Jan. 25.
For more info, call Pat Berry at (812) 273-6607.
- The Milers of Ohio River Valley (M.O.V.E.) Running Club will meet Tuesday at the North United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting will be used to discuss plans for a training team to prepare for a spring mini-marathon. Any interested runner/walker is welcome to attend.
For more information call (812) 701-2579, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.moverunningclub.com.
- The Switzerland County girls basketball program will hold "Pink Out" nights on Tuesday against Rising Sun and Jan. 30 at South Ripley.
The team will be selling T-shirts for the occasion and $5 from each shirt will be donated to KDH's Norton Cancer Center.
Order forms can be obtained from any Switzerland player or coach or at the school.
- The Madison-Shawe boys basketball matchup at Connor K. Salm Gymnasium on Feb. 8 will serve as a "Red Out" game to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.
Students and fans are encouraged to participate by wearing red "GET FIRED UP" T-shirts, which are available for a $10 donation to the American Heart Association. The shirts will be available at the high school throughout Heart Week leading up to the game and at the game.
All money raised by the "RED OUT" will support the American Heart Association's mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in Jefferson County.