For those of you who are basketball enthusiasts, there is a new website for you!! It is from the Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame. This website was set up by Phil King and his son, Casey! Phil is a member of the Hall of Fame as a player who graduated from South Ripley in 1982. He is currently vice president of Ohio Rod Products in Versailles. He and Casey have done a fantastic job, and the Hall of Fame Board of Directors are grateful for all of their hard work.There are over 200 photos including every county school in the history of Ripley County basketball as far back as the 1930’s thanks–to Phil King and Ken Sheets, a member of the Board of Directors. You are bound to see people you know–maybe even a lot of your own relatives. For those of you in the East Central district, you need to click on Sunman to find the players in your area.Please check it out at www.ripleycountybasketballhof.org.
Elsewhere, last season’s runners-up Atletico Madrid will have to overturn a 1-0 deficit when they host German side Bayer Leverkusen in their second leg. Arsenal have given themselves a lot of work to do if they’re to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in five seasons.They trail 3-1 after the first leg of their last-16 tie at home to Monaco last night.Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain got an injury-time goal to give Arsene Wenger’s side some hope.