The Tribune displays photos from past Jackson County athletics in a weekly feature called “Throwback Thursday.”

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(Following information is for this week’s feature)

Pictured is the first Crothersville High School cross-country team to win the Southern Athletic Conference meet in school history.

The 1982-83 team was also the first team in any sport at Crothersville to reach regional-level competition.

Chris Mains and James Helton finished first and third to lead the team to it’s first of two consecutive conference championships.

Members of the team: bottom row, from left, Andy Royalty, Greg Helton, Helton, Gerry James and John Vance. Top row: Coach Carl Bowman, Joe Shirley, Tim Butler, Dennis Maxie, Mains, Kyle Andrews and manager Trent Peyton.

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Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at or 812-523-7069.