Due to its size and proximity to Indiana capital Indianapolis, Shelbyville, Indiana doesn’t have a major sports presence. It has no minor league teams of any sort, and certainly no professional teams. This isn’t such a major loss, though; Shelbyville sports enthusiasts can make the short trip up to the Circle City to take in plenty of Indianapolis sports action. This small satellite community is quick drive away from Conseco Fieldhouse and Lucas Oil Stadium, so Shelbyville residents can get their Indiana Pacers and Indianapolis Colts fix almost any time they want to.
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If the weather is bad or you can’t get tickets, simply kick back and relax at one of many Shelbyville bars or Shelbyville restaurants and watch the game on the big screen. An excellent place for catching an Indiana Fever, Indianapolis Indians, or Indiana Ice game is the NASCAR Sports Grille in Indiana Live Casino. This space is perfect for Shelbyville sports lovers, featuring huge televisions, a delicious menu, and all the beer you can stomach.
For live, local Shelbyville sports, residents rely on the Shelbyville education system: Shelbyville High School allows residents of the community to experience the blood, sweat, and tears of Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) competition. The Shelbyville High School Golden Bears compete in thirteen different sports spread throughout the fall, winter, and spring trimesters. Students in Shelbyville can strut their stuff in golf, football, volleyball, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, and more.
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Shelbyville High School’s gym, track, and field, are some of the best in the Hoosier State. The school has hosted numerous IHSAA tournaments, including tennis, football, and basketball tournaments. Occasionally, teams even compete at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. Golden Bears games and matches are huge Shelbyville events; over 80,000 spectators attend Shelbyville sports games each year. Indiana teams competing against Shelbyville High School include New Palestine, Mount Vernon, Greenfield-Central High School, Franklin, Rushville, and Whiteland.
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If you want the packed stadiums, contagious excitement, and skillful performance of professional sports action, Indianapolis, not Shelbyville, is the place to go. But if you want to root for the Shelbyville sports stars of tomorrow, get involved in small town America, and see the determined ranks of Shelbyville kids show what they can do, then the student athletes at Shelbyville High School are more than happy to oblige.
Shelbyville High School
2003 S Miller St
Shelbyville, IN 46176
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