Dentist earns hall honor

Dr. Mark W. Smith, an Edinburgh dentist, has been inducted into the Southwest High Schools Athletic Hall of Fame for his efforts at Sullivan High School.

Smith earned three letters in baseball and two in football and was named the team MVP and All-Western Indiana Conference in football his senior year.

At Sullivan, Smith also was student body president and a member of the National Honor Society. He graduated from Indiana State University and the Indiana University School of Dentistry.


North JV, freshmen win

Trenton Kelley threw four touchdown passes, including three to Langston Lunsford, to lead the Columbus North junior varsity to a 42-6 rout of Perry Meridian.

Kelley threw scoring passes of 65, 16 and 61 yards to Lunsford and 30 yards to DeAndre Scruggs. Michael Johnson scored on runs of 3 and 1 yard, and Drrew Wilson kicked all six extra points.

Meanwhile, the North freshmen beat Perry Meridian 27-6 to improve to 7-0. Hunter Huser threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Adam Champan and ran for a 3-yard score, Giovani Alejandro ran 3 yards for a touchdown and Nick Holt returned an interception 65 yards for a score.

Huser also threw a 2-point conversion pass to Jackson Payne, and Spencer Rivera kicked an extra point. Nash Johnson had two interceptions, Zarek Greathouse and Chapman each had one interception and Holt and Payne each had two tackles for losses.

East JV tops Trojans

The Columbus East JV improved to 5-2 with a 24-20 win against East Central.

Kenton Kamman threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Brayden Smith and ran 10 yards for a score. Jay Salinas scored on a 1-yard run, and Hunter Dickmeyer ran for a 60-yard touchdown.

Luke Poindexter had an interception to lead the defense.


Berkshire wins twice

Berkshire Hathaway won a pair of games last week to improve to 5-0 and remain atop the Columbus Flag Football League Standings.

Berkshire beat Team Hands-Bro 30-14 and Color Pro Painting 38-6. Hard Up downed Put Boobie In 33-12, Enkei America Inc. topped Put Boobie In 34-28,

On Tap beat Anytime Fitness 39-6 and Smith’s Row downed Color Pro Painting 18-13.


Wildcats post high series

John Zieleniuk rolled the high game (257) and series (721) in the Senior Men’s League.

Wildcats had the team high handicap series (2,986) and lead the standings at 44-12.

Shannon Antcliff recorded the women’s high game (212) and series (602) in the Wednesday Night Mixed League.

Freddy Burton notched the men’s high game (279), and Richard Baldwin had the men’s high series (718).

C.B.C No. 2 tallied the team high game (974) and series (2,710), and Alive and Kicking leads the team standings at 32-8.

Carol Baldwin rolled the high game (204) and series (554) in the Thursday Ladies Matinee League. Pin Seekers posted the team high game (619), Chillin Out had the team high series (1,761) and Alley Oops lead the team standings at 49-7.

PRO wrestling

HPW honors Valiant

Hoosier Pro Wrestling honored Handsome Jimmy Valiant last weekend at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Vailiant and Sexy Shawn Cook beat Guy Lombardo and Billy Bart.

Bobby Black kept the HPW Cruiserweight title belt by beating Johnathan Wolfe and Scarecrow Eddie Felson, and Cousin Cooter downed Mad Dog Jesse Sawyer.

Lightning Bolt kept the HPW Tri-State belt with a win against Drax O’Brien, and JKO pinned Kid Thunder.

Too Cool kept the HPW Tag belts after TVZ was disqualified, and Dynamite Dillen became the HPW heavyweight champion with a pin of Vic The Bruiser.

Hoosier Pro Wrestling returns to the fairgrounds Nov. 5 for its 18-year anniversary show and 12th annual Firemen’s Cheer Fund Toy Drive.

Ted Schultz is sports editor for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5628.