Growing up in Jennings County, many believed that the Owls of Seymour were the biggest rival to the hometown Panthers. However, if last Friday proved anything, it was that there is a bigger rival exactly thirty minutes south on Highway 7.

While the Jennings County High School volleyball team started off the season with the woes of quarantine and a 3-7 record, this week has proved the Lady Panthers are the real deal, winning six out of their seven matches this week, improving to 9-8.

The Elite Eight teams in the Tuesday Men’s Golf League postseason tournament squared off in four quarterfinal matches on the soft but Ryder Cup-like challenging St. Annes Golf Course.

The No. 1 seeded Mike “Died It in the Hole” Stearns crew avoided a huge upset to highlight first-round action in the Tuesday Men’s Golf League playoffs at St. Annes, clipping the Dave “I Still Have It” Shaw trio on the final hole.

By halftime at Friday nights matchup between the Olympians and the Panthers, it had become apparent to the faithful football fans of Jennings County that this would be another year, and the 23rd consecutive matchup, the Columbus East had the Panthers number. While the weather was beautiful, …

The Jennings County High School boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Brown County this past Saturday to compete in the 2021 Eagle Classic. The girls team placed 13th overall in the Class 2A event and the boys placed 11th in the Elite class. This Saturday, Jennings County will host …

The Jennings County High School boys tennis team had a rather unlucky week, adding two losses to their record of 8-5 with only two events left on the schedule before postseason play.

This past Saturday, the Jennings County High School boys cross country team traveled north on Highway 7 to Ceraland Park to compete in the Columbus North Classic. The team finished fifth overall, beating #12 ranked Floyd Central and #20 ranked Northview in the process. The hard work and resu…

Last Friday, the Jennings County High School football team traveled south to New Albany for their first conference matchup of the season. For the Panthers, the result was one that fans have become accustomed to this season, as New Albany won the matchup 48-6.

The Jennings County High School boys tennis team added 3 wins to their record this past week, including wins over conference rivals Columbus East and Madison.

The Jennings County High School girls soccer team had a rough week to say the least, failing to record a win over the course of their two games.

The Jennings County High School boys soccer team was back to their winning ways this past week, going 2-0 and moving to 4-1 on the season.

Last Thursday, the Jennings County High School boys tennis team travelled to Seymour to compete against the Owls. In a storm shortened match, the Panthers lost 3-1, and move to 5-3.

The Jennings County High School boys cross country team competed at St. Xavier High School in Louisville this past Saturday, placing fourth overall. Jennings County lost to North Oldham, St. Xavier, and Trinity, however they topped five other teams including 8th ranked Floyd Central. Coach L…

Last Wednesday, the Jennings County High School varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams traveled to New Albany to compete against the Bulldogs. The junior varsity team won 2-0, and the varsity team lost in four sets, 3-1.

The Jennings County High School boys tennis team has continued with competition over the past week, going 3-1 over the course of four matches.

The regular season for the boys soccer team is finally upon us. Jennings County was set to start their season last Wednesday on a road trip to Austin High School, however the game was postponed, and now will not be rescheduled. This meant that the Panthers got to start their season on their …

The Jennings County High School girls golf team played host to New Albany on Monday at St. Anne’s Golf Course. New Albany came out on top, winning the match 170-206. Leading the scoring effort for the Lady Panthers was Alexis Carson, shooting a 40. Other scores came from Sophia Curry, 47, Em…

The Jennings County High School girls soccer team has started their regular season off with a bang, winning two of their first three matches.

A heat advisory was issued during Tuesday Men’s Golf League play at St. Annes this week, but not for the torrid temperatures and smothering humidity. Rather, it was for those caught in the afterburners of the Dave “Hubler’s Top Man” Kopitzke trio, which blazed to an evening’s best 30-point p…

The Jennings County High School girls golf team has been by far the busiest of the sports teams this fall, competing in four matches since the last publication of the Plain Dealer and Sun.

A brief rain shower cooled down the the August Dog Days Tuesday at St. Annes Golf Course, The short dousing didn’t stop the torrid Robin “Don’t Blame Me for the Back 9 Aeration Issues” Brown trio from scoring a week’s best 29 points.

The season has begun for the Jennings County High School boys tennis team, and it couldn’t have started in a more perfect way, as the Panthers defeated Milan 5-0. Owen Law defeated Shane Phelps 6-0, 6-0 in the #1 Singles position. Jansen McDonald won 6-1, 6-3 over Caleb Prozanski in the #2 S…

Hot and humid conditions didn’t stop the Joe “UK Forever” Campbell trio from amassing a whopping 28 points to set the week’s high-water mark in the St. Annes Tuesday Men’s Golf League.

It is not very often that a new head coach for any program, let alone the football program, gets announced a short week before competition, but that was the case last week. In a resignation letter from former head coach Justun Sharp, Justin Baldwin was named as the successor that would be at…

It’s that time again. Jennings County Panther sporting events are back, and the JCHS Athletic Department has announced the ticket costs for the 2021-22 school year. This year, the Hoosier Hills Conference made the decision that all member schools will charge $6.00 for all sporting events ins…

The only Jennings County High School sport that is currently in competition is the Lady Panther golf team. While this will change with more sports starting this week, the girls have truly been helping keep sports fans interested in town.