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Brandon Terrell

Brandon Terrell, Sports Editor

I am a Senior at SHS, and I play tennis. I go by BT. This is my second year in Newspaper. And I like to write about any and all Seymour High School Sports. Go Owls.

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Lady Owls Win Conference Outright

May 13, 2019

Heading into Fridays matchup against conference rival Columbus East, the Lady Owls hoisted a 15-2 record, going 6-0 in HHC conference games. The Owls would lockup an outright conference championship if...

Tribune photo by Jordan Morey

Seymour Athletic Director Hired As New Boys Basketball Coach

May 5, 2019

As the current Athletic Director of SHS, Kirk Manns already has a lot on his plate regarding Seymour athletics. As of April 17th, he will also take on the role of the Boys Head Basketball Coach. Manns...

Lady Owls Tennis Sweep Rival Braves

Lady Owls Tennis Sweep Rival Braves

April 23, 2019

The Lady Owls hosted a tennis match Monday Night, facing off against their rival Brownstown Braves. At three singles, Sophomore Kirby Hill defeated Braves' Riley Roberts 2-6, 6-0, 6-4. Hill was down...

Seymour Basketball Program Discontinued Following 2018-2019 Season

Seymour Basketball Program Discontinued Following 2018-2019 Season

April 1, 2019

Following the 2018-2019 high school basketball season in which the Owls finished with a record of 3-20 and finished the season on a 13-game losing streak, Seymour High School Athletic Director Kirk Manns...

Three Lady Owl Seniors. 
Left Megan Ritz, Middle Ashton Chase, Right Makenna Fee.

Thank You Seniors: Girls Basketball

February 25, 2019

After a good season ended short, the Lady Owls basketball players can already start looking forward to next season. But for the three seniors, they have bigger things to look forward to such as graduation,...

Understanding the Boring Nature of Baseball

Understanding the “Boring” Nature of Baseball

February 4, 2019

When someone thinks of high school sports on a Friday night, he/she would most likely think of packed gyms, loud student sections, and the two or three parents who yell at officials like it’s their job....

Makenna Fee (middle) with her sister (left), father (right), and Seymour coach Jason Longmeier(top)

Lady Owls’ Basketball Player Commits to the University Of Illinois Springfield.

December 22, 2018

On Friday Senior Makenna Fee signed her letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Illinois Springfield. Fee played volleyball and basketball for four years and ran track for two. Fee told...

The Tribune

Athlete of the Week, Jack Roberts

December 20, 2018

The Seymour Owl Athlete of the Week is Owls basketball player Jack Roberts. Brandon Terrell - How were you able to perform to your potential this past week? Jack Roberts - I was able to perform...

Athletes of the Week, Daniel Hartman and Abby Boyt.

Athletes of the Week, Daniel Hartman and Abby Boyt.

December 14, 2018
The Seymour Owl Athletes Of The Week are Senior boys swimmer Daniel Hartman and Junior girls swimmer Abby Boyt.
Tribune photo by Aaron Piper

Athlete of the Week, Aidan Hiester

December 7, 2018
No matter how hard practice or games get, the ability to fight through the fatigue and failure is what helps me to perform to my full potential everyday."
Seymour Cross Country Runner Commits To IUPUI

Seymour Cross Country Runner Commits To IUPUI

December 7, 2018

Ashton Chase was a four-time IHSAA state qualifier in cross country and three-time Jackson County "Runner of the Year" during her career at Seymour High School. She was also a four-time All-Hoosier Hills...

Owls Edge Corydon 53-52 in First Game of Season

November 29, 2018

On Tuesday night the Owls boys basketball team stepped onto the court at Corydon Central High School for the first official game of the season. Heading into the 2018-2019 season, coach Tyler Phillips...

Lady Owls Defeat Batesville; Move to 3-1

Lady Owls Defeat Batesville; Move to 3-1

November 17, 2018

After starting the season with a loss, the Lady Owls won their next two games heading into Fridays matchup on the road against Batesville. The Bull Dogs started tonights game with a record of 2-3. When...

Seymour High School assistant athletic director Dave Urbanski presents former football coach Joe Goodman with the Owls Service Award at Bulleit Stadium on Sept. 7, 2018.

Seymour Football Coaching Legend Joe Goodman dies at 74

November 16, 2018

Over the weekend, former Seymour High School football coach Joe Goodman passed away. He was 74 years old. Joe Goodman was a football coach at Seymour for 30 years, having a record of 202 wins and 133...

New Batting Facility in Seymour Helping Local Kids Improve Baseball Skills Year Round

New Batting Facility in Seymour Helping Local Kids Improve Baseball Skills Year Round

October 29, 2018

On Friday October 26th, the "Blu Crew" baseball team had their first practice inside of the new baseball-hitting facility in Seymour, Indiana. One of the players asked his teammate, "Do you like practicing...

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Two Seymour Teams Seasons End Tuesday Night

October 3, 2018

Boys Soccer(Sectionals)- Seymour 1, Jeffersonville 2 In the First half of the first round of sectionals, the Owls got on board first with a goal from Senior Daniel Hartman with around 40 seconds...

Seymour Sectional Pairings 2018

September 24, 2018

Boys Soccer-               Girls Soccer -               Boys Tennis-

Owls Win Big Home Game Over New Albany

Owls Win Big Home Game Over New Albany

September 24, 2018

The Owls remain in the hunt for the HHC conference title, after defeating New Albany in five sets Thursday night, moving their record to 4-2 in conference play. In the opening set, both teams went back...

The Owls celebrate after scoring a point against Bloomington North Thursday night.

Recap of Seymour High School Sports for Thursday, August 23rd

August 24, 2018

Girls Soccer Seymour 3, Scottsburg 0 Lillie Wessel, Alyssa Perry, and Bailey Lykins scored goals for Seymour. The Lady Owls are now 2-0, and have yet to allow a goal through their first two games. Boys...

Owls Defeat the Olympians to Keep the O-Cup

Owls Defeat the Olympians to Keep the O-Cup

August 22, 2018

Heading into the Owls' first conference match of the 2018 season, the Owls had a record of 2-1 with a goal difference of +14! Seymour has won the past two O-Cups, thanks to the JV team last year when the...

The Owls celebrate after scoring the match winning point

Owls Outduel Columbus North Tuesday Night

August 16, 2018

Following one of Seymour volleyball's worst season ever (8-25), the Owls are off to a good start. After defeating Jeffersonville in five sets on Saturday, the Owls beat the Columbus North Bull Dogs in...

Seymours Madison Pifer hits a forehand during a sectional match against Scottsburg.

Seymour Girls Lose Sectional in Close Match

May 21, 2018

The Lady Owls tennis team stepped on the court on Saturday to battle with the Scottsburg Warriors (20-4) for the sectional championship. It's the Warriors eighth title in school history, and the first...

Seymour pitcher Jayden Brown throws the ball to first base for an out during a game against Jennings County on Friday.

Seymour Defeats Henryville on Senior Night With a Walk-Off Homerun

May 17, 2018

Monday night, the Owls matched up with the Henryville Hornets Things got started in the third inning for the Hornets as they scored one on a fly ball that went over Senior Scotty Nieves head. Nieves...

The Tribune- Sophmore Carlee Robinson rounds the bases after hitting a home run.

Seymour defeats New Albany with a walk off hit

April 25, 2018

The Seymour Lady Owls and the New Albany Bulldogs battled it out on Tuesday night, April 17 in Seymour. In the first inning, Senior Tori Snook hit a double, and she later scored off a Rachel Kaufman...

The teams get ready to tip-off Friday night.

Seymour Owls End Season After Loss to New Albany

March 12, 2018

  With a packed gym on Friday night, the Owls walked on to the court to face a huge challenge, the 2016 state champion New Albany Bulldogs. The Bulldogs came into the game with a record of 21-1, only...

Tribune Photo by Jeff Lubker/ Seymour Eddie Louden shoots the ball on Tuesday during Seymours game against Jennings County at the Seymour Sectional.

Seymour Defeats Jennings County on Tuesday Night

February 28, 2018

On Tuesday night the Seymour Owls battled with the Panthers from Jennings County. The Owls student section was small, so home court advantage was not much of an advantage at all.  The first quarter...

Owls Basketball Defeated by Greensburg Pirates

Owls Basketball Defeated by Greensburg Pirates

February 20, 2018

 On Tuesday, February 13th the Seymour Owls boys basketball team traveled to Greensburg to battle with the Greensburg Pirates. The game started off 9-0 in favor of the Pirates, and held that lead until...

Junior Avery DeHart competes on the bars.

Lady Owls Gymnastics Defeat Bloomington North

February 5, 2018

On Monday, January 22nd the Lady Owls gymnastics team competed against Bloomington North at Gymnastics Lane in Seymour. Celebrating senior night, before the match the Owls introduced senior Kellsye Warner....

Migos Culture 2 Album Review

Migos Culture 2 Album Review

February 5, 2018

Atlanta rap trio Migos dropped their third studio album ‘Culture II’ in January, 2018.  The album is a sequel to their LP ‘Culture’ which dropped in January of 2017.  The album’s track list...

Junior Keaton Seniors passes the ball against New Albany on Friday night. -Photo- Tribune.

Seymour Splits Last two Games.

December 18, 2017

 The 2-2 Owls traveled to New Albany on Friday, December 15th to face Romeo Langford and his 5-1 Bulldogs. Senior Tiller Cummings started off the game with an and-one that gave their first and last lead...

Seymour Lady Owls Bounce Back to Beat Jennings County

December 14, 2017

After losing to Brownstown, the Lady Owls headed to Jennings County looking for a bounce back win. The Lady Owls started off the first quarter behind,  but battled back. The score was all tied up 17-17...

The Lady Owls battled with the Lady Braves on Thursday Night.

Owls Lose to Rival Brownstown Central.

December 4, 2017

The Lady Owls played the Brownstown Lady Braves on Thursday night in the pit at Brownstown Central High School. Seymour entered the game with a record of 4-3, and the Braves were 6-2. Both teams were looking...

Album cover of Migos  most recent album Culture.

Top 15 Rap/R&B Albums of 2017

November 19, 2017

 15 Painting Pictures- Kodak Black Kodak Black has been popular for a while now, and this album was great in my opinion. He released two albums in 2017, and both of them were good, but Painting Pictures...

Seymours Alan Perry shoots the ball during Seymours game against Floyd Central.

2017-2018 Boy’s Basketball Preview

November 13, 2017

The 2016-2017 boys basketball season was an exciting season that consisted of a 9-15 overall record, and a first win in a sectional game since 2007 when they beat Jeffersonville 54-53 in overtime. The...

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Junior Makenna Fee shoot the ball during a scrimmage game on Thursday.

2017-2018 Lady Owls Basketball Preview

October 30, 2017

Coach Jason Longmeier will be entering his 6th season as Seymour’s girls basketball head coach. In his career at SHS he has a record of 70-43. He joined the Owls in the  2012-2013 season after three...

Two Singles Adam Berry warms up with Austins two singles.

Boys Tennis Wins 9th Sectional Championship Against Rival

October 12, 2017

Seymours Boys tennis team was drawn into the sectionals to play Austin first game on Wednesday September 27th. The winner will play Scottsburg the next day. With all matches at Seymour High School starting...

Owls Baseball Start Open Facilities

Owls Baseball Start Open Facilities

September 15, 2017
   As of Monday August 28th the Owls Baseball team were back it on the field and in the hitting facility. Players showing up to the optional open facility that are being held two days a week, every Monday and Wednesday.It is an open facility, because high school baseball teams aren’t allowed to have practices yet. And there is only a limited amount of the things the coach can actually do. So the workouts are led by players.With fall sport athletes not allowed to go, there's still a pretty good turnout for the baseball team. Normally about 20-25 players show up each day.
Sophomore Isaac Harden waits on the opponent to serve the ball.

Life of a Student Athlete

September 7, 2017

 The life of a student athlete can be crazy. The away games when they don’t get home till 10, the home matches when they lose to a close rival. Or even when the athlete is sore or injured, and it’s...

Today in SHS Thursday August 31st

September 5, 2017

Today In Seymour High School Sports Thursday August 31st Girls Soccer Seymour Lady Owls soccer lost to class 2a #2 Batesville 2-0. The Owls battled throughout the entire match. Batesville started the...

Jeffersonville celebrates scoring a goal to tie the game 2-2.

Today in SHS Sports Tuesday August 29th

August 31, 2017

Today In Seymour High School Sports Tuesday, August 29th   Boys Soccer Seymour Boys Soccer defeated Jeffersonville by a score of three goals to two. In his first varsity start, junior Blaine Spivey...

Josiah Blackerby, Owen Chandler, and Cameron Connell hold the O-Cup.

Seymour Boys Soccer win the O-Cup

August 29, 2017

On Tuesday, August 22, the Seymour Owls hosted the Columbus East Olympians boys soccer teams where they battled for the O-Cup. The JV game began at 5:30 PM. Seymour won with a final score of 4-1. The...

Michael Kelly Takes over as the Head Coach for the Owls

Michael Kelly Takes over as the Head Coach for the Owls

August 29, 2017

In early May, Michael Kelly took the job as the new Seymour High School football head coach. He left his previous coaching job at Fishers and drove just over an hour south to the smaller community of Seymour....

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