Bosse’s Fairrow contacted by SIUE

Perry Fairrow, a 6-foot junior guard from Bosse High School, tweeted Friday that he had been contacted by the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball coaching staff.

Fairrow, who has been offered a scholarship by IPFW, averaged 20.8 points and 5.1 rebounds in gaining Courier & Press all-Metro honors. He helped lead the Bulldogs to a 19-6 record and the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference Tournament title.

Jalen Pendleton, formerly Fairrow’s Bosse teammate, recently completed his freshman season as a reserveĀ atĀ Southern Illinois University Carbondale, SIUE’s sister campus.


Simmons to battle future UE teammate in North-South game

Blake Simmons and Jaylon Brown, who soon be teammates on the University of Evansville men’s basketball team, will be opponents on Sunday, April 14, at the 25th annual North-South All-Star series at Rose-Hulman in Terre Haute.

The girls’ game will start at 1 p.m. CDT, with the boys’ game set for 3.

“It will be cool to play against him,” said Simmons, a 6-foot-5 guard-forward from Castle who will play for the South.

Brown, a 6-foot guard from Fishers, will play for the North.

They will both be incoming freshmen at UE.