Category Archives: High School Spotlight

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PUMPING IRON AND BUILDING ATHLETES

Jeffersonville High School takes different approach to weightlifting Story and photos by Jen McNelly It’s 7:45 AM at Jeffersonville High School and the first bell rings. A group of students shuffle into the weight room. It’s early. Some kids choose to snooze during first period, but not these students. They are ready to attack the…Read More

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Grace Berger | High School Spotlight

Sacred Heart starter excelling early, excited about IU By Daniel Karell With Jaelynn Penn and Lindsey Duvall graduated, the baton for the best Louisville Metro-area girls basketball player has been passed to Grace Berger. A four-year starter for Sacred Heart, Berger has raised her game to new levels in 2017. After leading the Valkyries to…Read More

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Silver Creek Cheerleaders Win State Championship

The Sellersburg community is still cheering after the Silver Creek High School Cheerleaders captured the Indiana State Championship in the Varsity C division Nov. 4. “We’ve been so close at times in the past, and one of the worst feelings in the world is coaching a team up to that point and falling just a…Read More

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Schooling Romeo | High School Spotlight

Sure, Romeo Langford is a basketball star but his education is key, says dad Tim Langford. By Angie Fenton | Photos by Steve Squall It’s been nearly a year since we caught up with New Albany High School senior basketball star Romeo Langford, whom we featured in the inaugural issue of Extol Sports. From an…Read More

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Nick Walker | High School Spotlight

Nick Walker Henryville’s senior standout is a team player on and off the court. By Kristin Kleinert | Photos by Darryl Middleton On Nov. 21, just four days shy of his 18th birthday, Nicholas “Nick” Briceson Walker will take the court for the first home game of his final year of high school basketball. That…Read More

Ali Hornung

High School Spotlight | Marissa and Ali Hornung

By Daniel Karell | Photos by Tony Bennett  If you’ve watched Providence High School volleyball over the past six years, there’s always been two constants: head coach Terri Purichia on the sidelines and a Hornung sister on the court. First came Jacquie Hornung from 2011 through 2015, followed by Marissa, who is in her fourth…Read More