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Drag Races and Raffle Tickets Are Priority At Salem Motorsports May 11

15 May 2024

    By Jerry Curry, Staff Writer Salem Motorsports, located at 2593 West St. Rd 56, Salem, is alive with the sounds of high-powered cars. They have several large action events like, King of the Asphalt, Drag Grudge, Drifting, Saturday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune. A faculty that once was an airport runway is now a 1/8 mile d ...

Assistant Commissioner Janie Ulmer leaving IHSAA Staff

10 May 2024

Janie Ulmer, who has served on the executive staff of the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) for the last two years, has announced her intention to leave this summer. Ulmer was approved last evening by the Hamilton Southeastern Schools Board of School Trustees to become an assistant principal at Fishers High School. Her last day with ...

Excitement Rules At Derby Hangover Twin 75's Races

08 May 2024

  By Jerry Curry, Staff Writer   The Salem Speedway, powered by the Hoosier Lottery, was blessed with great weather for the May 5 races. It did not lack for yellow flags and accidents. During practice driver Mike Sharp spun in turn 3 and collected Marcus Elliot and last year's GAS champion Heath Helton. It ended the day for all ...

Kentuckiana Ford Dealers to Sponsor the Return of the Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial

01 Feb 2024

Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery officials have announced that the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers will return to support Salem Speedway for the upcoming 2024 season as the title sponsor of the highly anticipated return of the Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial to the famous High Banks. The event will take place on Saturday, September 7th an ...

SHS wrestlers win Super Six

25 Jan 2024

The Salem High School wrestling team hosted the Super Six wrestling tournament over the holiday break and won the championship. Floyd Central High School was the second-place team. Wrestlers who were undefeated and won championships were: Brayden Walters, Jonah Morgan, Harley Schocke, Waylon Foster, Evan Bowling, Brandon Cornwell, Joel Altemey ...

Holiday tournament rundown - Salem boys pick up second win

25 Jan 2024

The 2022-23 version of the Salem High School boys' varsity basketball team finished the year with just one win. On Thursday, this year's Salem Lions picked up win number two, beating New Washington 59-36 in the Mitchell Cement City Classic.  The win secured fifth place for the Lions, who suffered two losses on Wednesday in pool play.  S ...

Salem boys drop homecoming tilt to North Harrison

23 Jan 2024

Salem hosted North Harrison on Saturday night in a matchup between the bottom teams of the MSC, with both desperately wanting a win. Salem struggled to slow down the Cougars offense that shot 50 percent from the field, and the Lions lost 68-56.  The Lions offense was slow coming out of the gate. Kaiden Romero-Hembree hit two free throws about ...