Northeast Dubois announced it has cancelled all of its athletic events through Saturday, as a COVID-19 outbreak is going around the school, which will be virtual today and Friday in an effort to stop the spread. The girls basketball game set for today at Barr-Reeve has been rescheduled for Jan. 25, with a junior varsity start time of 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, Friday's scheduled boys basketball game at Paoli will be rescheduled, and Northeast Dubois is also working to reschedule the girls basketball game at West Washington that was originally set for Saturday. 

Heritage Hills girls basketball was supposed to play today at Perry Central, but that has been cancelled, and won't be made up.

Coaches vs. Cancer

Forest Park's Coaches vs. Cancer game is scheduled for Jan. 21 against county rival Jasper at Buechler Arena. Forest Park is accepting donations, will directly be given to the American Cancer Society. 

Sultan's Run earns national respect

NBC Universal announced results on Monday from reviews by its GolfPass member on more than 3,400 golf courses in the United States, with value, conditions, layout, pace of play, staff friendliness and off-course amenities being the six categories.

Sultan's Run Golf Club was ranked 21st in the country for layout 44th for golfer's choice.

In a press release, Sultan's Run co-owner, General Manager and Forest Park boys golf coach Chris Tretter said, "We are extremely honored to add this wonderful recognition to our list of annual accolades. It is encouraging to know that the guests we serve are recognizing the significant investments we have made in our property and services. This also reinforces our vision to add amenities that transform the golf club into a mini-resort that can be enjoyed by both local and out-of-town guests. It makes us even more excited that we are actively pursuing expansion in lodging, sports entertainment and catering services. Congratulations Jasper and Dubois County and thank you for your past and future support!"

Schroeder earns history

Bellarmine University's Sam Schroeder, a 2020 Southridge graduate, was named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week on Tuesday — being the first Knight to garner the award. He went a perfect 4-0 win three pins Jan. 6 at the NUWAY Combat College Open in Louisville. His nine overall wins have him second on Bellarmine's team, including tying a team-best three falls.

Contest being held

The Santa Claus Optimist Club is having annual Pass, Dribble and Shoot Contest Jan. 30 in the Blue Gym at Heritage Hills Middle School. Boys and girls ages 8-13 as of Jan. 1, 2022 are eligible to participate. The cost is free, with the pass, dribble and shoot stations taking between 10-15 minutes.

Participants are asked to come to the Blue Gym anytime between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A certificate will be awarded to each contestant, while the top three contestants in each age group will receive medals at a to be determined Heritage Hills varsity basketball game.

Lettermen club meeting

The Southridge Letterman Club is having its Winter meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Old School Cafe, with food and refreshments available from 6 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. Anybody who lettered in a varsity sport is eligible to join, with being $20 per year that can paid at the meeting or by mailing to P.O. Box 23, Huntingburg, IN 47542. Make checks payable to Southridge Lettermen Club.

Officers, plus one board member, need to be elected for 2023. The Southridge Winter coaches will also be on hand to discuss their teams.