- Shawe's Taylor Grote has been named the Ohio River Valley Conference girls basketball player of the week.

Grote, a junior guard, had 65 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and six steals in five games over the Christmas break.

South Ripley's Trey Sparks won the award in boys basketball.

- Madison's jayvee girls basketball team defeated Silver Creek 28-22 at home on Tuesday.

Raven Lee led the Cubs with eight points. Ashlee Allen and Delany Liter had six points each.

Madison, now 12-2 on the season, travels to Corydon on Saturday.

- Madison's freshman boys basketball team defeated South Dearborn 39-28 on Monday.

Chad Ison had a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Carson Compton had nine rebounds and four steals. Dustin Rice came off the bench with a fine effort to pick up the sixth man award.

- Carroll County's freshman boys basketball team defeated Evangel Christian 58-33 Monday at home.

Justin Ray led the Panthers with 13 points. Evan McMahan had nine points.

- Shawe Junior High's girls basketball teams split with New Washington on Monday.

The seventh grade (3-0) won 21-20. Kate Grote had nine points and Erin Cooper scored six.

The eighth grade (1-3) lost 44-18. Claire Higgins had seven points, Megg Hensler scored five and Carson Hambrick had four.

- The 2013 Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest will be Saturday, Jan. 19 at Shawe Memorial High School.

The event, open to all boys and girls ages 10-14, is free. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. with competition beginning at 9 a.m.

For more info, call Pat Berry at (812) 273-6607.

- Carroll County's girls basketball team is offering a chance to win a car at an upcoming game.

In order to win the car, the participant must make a half court shot, a lay-up, a free throw, and a 3-pointer in 24 seconds.

The team is selling raffle tickets for $5. The event will take place Jan. 26 when the Lady Panthers play Eminence.