JoJo Gentry covers sports for CBS4/FOX59. She comes to Indianapolis from 44News in Evansville, where she became the first female to serve as Sports Director for a local TV station. She was inducted in the Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame for her contributions as a journalist.
JoJo was born and raised in Anderson, Indiana. She graduated from Lapel High School, where she played tennis and golf. JoJo went on to play golf at Butler University. She walked on as a sophomore and played three seasons for the Bulldogs. She graduated with a journalism degree in 2015, and was named Butler’s most outstanding journalism student as a senior.
Living with epilepsy, JoJo is an awareness advocate for the neurological disorder. She has emceed events for the Indiana Epilepsy Foundation and Briezy’s Bunch.
JoJo loves building genuine relationships with people, and says she is a friend to anyone who is nice! Send her an email: email@example.com.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists Saturday night, and the Milwaukee Bucks forced the Indiana Pacers into their worst shooting performance of the season in a 102-83 rout. Brook Lopez added 15 points and eight boards. His five blocked shots helped hold the Pacers, missing their top two point guards, to a season-low 32% from the field. Milwaukee, 9-3 despite a road-heavy schedule to start the season, shot 45%. Donte DiVincenzo contributed 14 […]
Isaiah Thompson scored 17 points, Evan Boudreaux added 14 and Purdue used a stifling defense to roll past Chicago State 93-49 on Saturday. The Boilermakers (2-2) snapped a two-game losing streak. Chicago State was led by Xavier Johnson with 12 points. Andrew Lewis scored 11 for the Cougars (1-3), who lost their third in a row and fell to 0-51 all-time against Big Ten foes as a Division I team. The clear difference Saturday was defense. After allowing Chicago State […]
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Quarterback Sean Clifford scored three touchdowns Saturday, leading No. 9 Penn State past No. 24 Indiana 34-27 to keep its playoff hopes alive. Penn State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 9 CFP) next week plays at No. 2 Ohio State, where the top spot in the Big Ten East will be on the line. Clifford also completed 11 of 23 passes for 179 yards and ran for 55 yards. Journey Brown rushed 21 times for […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron spent his day off Monday at Arsenal Tech High School with students and their families. Ebron and his mother, Gina, served dinner in a dining room on Arsenal Tech’s campus. Teaming up with Campbell’s Champions of Chunky campaign, Ebron helped donate 10,000 bowls of Chunky soup to Indianapolis public school programs. Thank you @Ebron85 @Colts @CampbellsChunky for serving dinner to our @arsenal_tech students and their champions! Campbell’s also donated 10,000 bowls […]
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Aidan O’Connell threw for 271 yards and J.D. Dellinger kicked a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left Saturday as Purdue beat Northwestern 24-22 to keep its bowl hopes alive. O’Connell, a former walk-on, made his first start after Elijah Sindelar (broken left collarbone) and Jack Plummer (broken right ankle) went down with injuries. He led the go-ahead drive late after Wildcats kicker Charlie Kuhbander’s 32-yard field goal bounced off the left upright. David Bell made […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Stevie Scott III ran for two touchdowns and caught a third Saturday to lead the Indiana Hoosiers past Northwestern 34-3. Indiana (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) has won four straight — its longest streak in conference play since 1993. They did it despite losing starting quarterback Michael Penix Jr. with yet another injury in the first half. Peyton Ramsey was 7 of 10 with 108 yards and one TD to help Indiana lock up its first seven-win […]
Colts players spent their day off Monday hosting the first “Haunted Runway” fashion show at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. The event is part of the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign, which aims to raise cancer awareness. Colts players and kids participating walked down the runway in matching costumes. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett served as an emcee for the event.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Peyton Ramsey passed for a career-high 351 yards and two touchdowns, Whop Philyor caught 14 balls for 178 yards, and Indiana became bowl eligible with a 38-31 win over Nebraska on Saturday. The Hoosiers (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten) won a third straight conference game in the same season for the first time since 1993 and won in Lincoln for the first time since 1959. Nebraska (4-4, 2-3) lost its second straight. Ramsey, making his third start […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Dre Brown ran for a career high 131 yards and Tony Adams returned an interception for a touchdown to help Illinois slosh through the rain Saturday for a 24-6 victory at Purdue. The Fighting Illini (4-4, 2-3 Big Ten) won their second straight game and claimed the Cannon Trophy for the first time since 2015. Purdue (2-6, 1-4) has lost two in a row and five of its last six, putting their postseason hopes in […]
The Pacers open their regular season Wednesday hosting the Pistons at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The game tips off at 7 p.m. This year’s roster is young with several new faces. Seven of 13 players in rotation are newcomers. “Some of these guys haven’t even known each other a month, so it’s going to take some time,” Pacers head coach Nate McMillan said. “Tomorrow will be our first big test for us.” As Pacers guard, and former Indiana University standout, Victor Oladipo continues […]