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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Indianapolis native Todd Lickliter is the new head men’s basketball coach at the University of Evansville. UE made the announcement Tuesday evening, just hours after the school announced it fired Walter McCarty. McCarty was placed on administrative leave December 27 pending an investigation into alleged violations on the university’s Title IX policy. Bennie Seltzer served as interim head coach. “It’s not how I would want this job, but it’s exactly the job I would want and exactly […]
One of Indiana’s 2020 recruits won’t travel far to play for the Hoosiers next season. Senior Anthony Leal plays for Bloomington South High School, which sits three miles south of Assembly Hall. Leal, who averaged 20 points per game as a junior last season, is a straight “A” student. His academic performance attracted offers from schools, like Stanford. But, Leal decided to play at IU, where his parents work for the school’s foundation. Leal says he expects to cross paths […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Tony Perkins is one of four high school boys basketball players in Indiana committed to a Big Ten Basketball program. The Lawrence North High School star has signed to play for the University of Iowa starting next year. While the senior is considered one of the best players state-wide, he happens to be learning from one of the greatest high school basketball coaches of all-time. Jack Keefer is in his 44th season leading the Wildcats. “Tony is […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is hopeful to return to the lineup by early February, and perhaps as soon as late January, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Oladipo ruptured his right quad tendon January 23 against the Toronto Raptors and missed the remaining 35 regular season games and the playoffs last season. During the 2017-2018 season playing for the Pacers, Oladipo averaged 23 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.4 steals per game.
Despite a strong second half effort, Marian University’s football team lost in the NAIA National Championship game Saturday in Ruston, Louisiana. No. 2 Marian (12-1) lost to No. 1 Morningside (14-0), 40-38. The Knights trailed 14-0 in the 1st half, until Brebeuf Jesuit graduate and sophomore wide receiver Jacob Pressler completed a 64-yard drive for Marian’s first touchdown of the game. Morningside scored once more, leading the Knights 21-7 at halftime. Pike High School graduate and junior wide receiver Johnny […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — As the Indiana Pacers prepare to host the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the timetable for Victor Oladipo’s return remains unclear. The two-time All-Star spoke with media Monday but would not disclose when he expects to compete alongside his teammates. Oladipo has been rehabbing since January. He suffered a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee Jan. 23 against the Toronto Raptors and missed the remaining 35 regular season games and the playoffs. […]
The Marian University football, volleyball, and women’s soccer programs made history this weekend. The football team remains undefeated with a 12-0 record following Saturday’s NAIA semifinal victory over No. 6 Lindsey Wilson College. The No. 2 Knights beat LWC 34-24 after trailing 17-0 at St. Vincent Field. Marian advances to the NAIA National Championship game Dec. 21 against No. 1 Morningside in Ruston, Louisiana. The volleyball team won its first national title Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa. The Knights beat […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — More than 60 Colts players will wear customized cleats Sunday when the team faces the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay. The initiative is sparked by the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign, which allows players to wear cleats designed to represent charitable organizations of their choice. Linebacker Darius Leonard will wear purple and white cleats in support of the Lupus Foundation of America. “My little sister has been battling lupus for the last three years,” Leonard said. “I […]
Butler has cracked NCAA men’s basketball’s top 25 for the first time since Lavall Jordan was named the head coach in 2017. Butler (7-0) ranks 24th across the AP and coaches polls this week. “We want to compete against the best and maximize ourselves,” Jordan said. “I don’t know what that will end up being. That’s what we talk about behind the doors.” Butler comes off a 68-67 victory over Stanford Tuesday in Kansas City. Redshirt senior forward Sean McDermott […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor rushed for at least 200 yards for the 12th time in his career and No. 14 Wisconsin defeated Purdue 45-24 on Saturday in the Badgers’ final home game of the season. Taylor finished with 222 yards and one touchdown on 28 carries for Wisconsin (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 12 CFP), which extended its winning streak over the Boilermakers to 14 games. The junior has a career average of 254 yards rushing in three […]