Lancers win opener
New head coach Keith Witty was victorious in his debut as Edinburgh topped Southwestern (Shelby) 56-47 on the road Tuesday night.
The Lancers will be back in action Saturday at Indian Creek.
Braves fall to Beech Grove
Indian Creek suffered a 72-57 home loss to Beech Grove on Tuesday despite 15 points from Katie Burkman and 10 from Caitlyn Snyder.
The Braves (3-4) are now off until Dec. 1, when they host Owen Valley.
Swimming and diving
Trojans split with Plainfield
Center Grove’s boys won their season-opening meet against Plainfield 101-79. The Trojan girls lost 99-87.
Lancers hire new coach
Edinburgh announced the hiring of new varsity baseball coach Greg Mose at a school board meeting Monday night. Mose replaces Jason Burton, who resigned last month.
Burton will continue to coach football for the Lancers. Mose, a first-year teacher at Edinburgh, was an assistant on Burton’s football staff this past season.
The Edinburgh baseball team won 12 games and a sectional championship last spring.
Women’s hoop falls in opener
Despite a valiant effort that included 20 points from Mallory Cast, Franklin dropped its women’s basketball opener Tuesday against No. 15 DePauw 69-62.
Kelsey Smith added 15 points for the Grizzlies, who erased an early 17-point deficit in the first half before being edged down the stretch.