Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A man was fatally hit by a Long Island Rail Road train near the Mineola station on Tuesday morning.The victim was struck and killed by a train at about 8:45 a.m., according to an LIRR spokesman. The victim’s identity was not immediately available.The LIRR temporarily suspended service between Jamaica and Hicksville during the Tuesday morning rush hour commute while investigators were on the scene. Trains were running up to 15 minutes late two hours after the incident.MTA Police are continuing the investigation.The incident sparked a string a train delays on top of lingering disruptions caused by a train derailment that damaged tracks in Jamaica on Monday night.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the new classifications for IHSAA member schools in six team sports for the next two school years. Please note the classifications for baseball and softball will be released in coming days.The enrollment figures, the total of boys and girls in grades 9‐12, were submitted by the schools to the Indiana Department of Education last fall and are used to determine the classifications in the sports of baseball, boys and girls basketball, football, boys and girls soccer, softball and volleyball.Two schools that have joined the IHSAA membership in the last two years are not yet eligible to compete in IHSAA tournaments and are not included in the listing of schools. Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter‐East and Lighthouse Christian Academy of Bloomington will be eligible in 2020‐21.Also, per IHSAA By‐Law, C‐2‐3c, any school has the option to play up one or more classes in any sport they choose for the two‐year classification period by notifying the Association Office. In boys soccer and girls soccer, both Brebeuf Jesuit and Guerin Catholic have opted to play up in the new Class 3A in both sports.Please note that Tournament Success Factor points will still be accumulated in baseball and softball this spring and any necessary updated versions in those sports will be released in the days following the end of those respective state tournaments.Sectional groupings for each sport will be announced in early May following approval of the IHSAA Executive Committee.A couple of changes for The WRBI Area. South Decatur will now be in Class 2A for Boys and Girls Basketball while East Central will move up in the new Boys and Girls Soccer Class 3A division.2017-19 Volleyball Enrollments and Classifications2017-19 Boys Basketball Enrollments and Classifications2017-19 Boys Soccer Enrollments and Classifications2017-19 Football Enrollments and Classifications2017-19 Girls Basketball Enrollments and Classifications2017-19 Girls Soccer Enrollments and Classifications
The 5th Grade St. Louis Cardinals Basketball team played St. Mary’s Greensburg Thursday night. The Cardinals played great as a team and kept St. Marys scoreless in the first quarter, while the Cardinals scored 14. St. Louis came back strong the second quarter and ended the half 22-8 in favor of the Cardinals. St. Mary’s outscored St. Louis in the third quarter 10-8, but the Cardinal held the lead 30-18. St. Louis finished off the game strong and pulled out a victory. The final score was St. Louis 41, St. Mary’s 22. Jaiden Kuria once again lead the scoring with 16 points, followed by Ben Greiwe with 9 points. Tyler Reder and Caleb Mohr both had 6 points and Jack Freeland had 4 points. Aiden Greiwe, Brady Wonell, Vincent Meneses, Leo Canessa, Jack Freeland and Sam Richardson helped hold St. Mary’s to 22 points with great defense. The Cards next home game is Monday night, please come out and cheer them on. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Tim Reder.The Cardinals notched their first win of the season Thursday, November 1st versus St. Mary’s Greensburg by a score of 24-14. The Cardinals started off strong by scoring the games first 10 points and led 10 to 0 after the first quarter. Sam Laloge led the Cardinals in the hot start with the games first 6 points. Overall, St. Louis was led in scoring by Ben Miller with 10 points, followed by Laloge with 6 points, Henry Wanstrath with 4 points, Adam Meer with 2 points, and Santiago Schutte with 2 points. Marc Meneses led the team in rebounding with 4. Also collecting rebounds were Meer, Ryan Duerstock, Schutte, Sully Hill, Laloge, and Max Amberger. The boys have been working hard at sharing the basketball and Henry Wanstrath led the way with 3 assists. Also contributing with assists were Christian Mack and Duerstock. Zavier Tekulve and Max Richardson did a nice job defensively each collecting a steal and tying up some loose balls. The Cardinals are back in action on Monday, November 5th when they take on Mt. Carmel at home. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Tekulve.The St Louis Cardinals 8th grade Basketball team opened up their season on the road tonight against the Jac Cen Del Eagles and picked up their 1st win by a score of 42-37. The Cardinals will be on the road again next Monday night (November 5th) as they face St. Mary’s Catholic School in Greensburg. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Schebler.