Already the winner of Mr. Football and Butkus awards, Bishop Luers senior linebacker Jaylon Smith was named Thursday as one of six finalists for the American Family Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Smith will found out if he won the award Jan. 4 during the awards dinner for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio.
3 area teams in girls basketball tourney
Three northeast Indiana teams will play in the Columbus North Invitational tonight and Saturday.
Class A No. 1 Canterbury, 3A No. 2 Norwell and 4A No. 6 South Side will be a part of the two-day, 12-team event.
‘State’ wrestling tourney Saturday
Three area wrestling teams will participate in the IHSWCA unofficial state tournament Saturday at Westfield.
The three small schools will be Adams Central (13-3), South Adams (11-4) and Churubusco (10-4).
Three Carroll athletes have committed to Indiana University. The three are track/cross country runners Jon Harper and Eric Claxton, and swimmer Blaine Nichols. Bishop Dwenger senior offensive/defensive lineman Blake Bowers has committed to NAIA national champion Marian.