Southern Indiana Athletic Conference

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Southern Indiana Athletic Conference
(SIAC)
Members 5 Class 4A, 2 Class 3A, and 1 Class 2A
Region 2 Counties: Vanderburgh and Warrick, Indiana
Headquarters Evansville, Indiana
Locations
Southern Indiana Athletic Conference locationsCurrent Southern Indiana Athletic Conference Members are in Maroon inside Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties. Former members are in pink inside Maroon Counties. The Pink dot in Vanderburgh County is Rex Mundi High School.

The Southern Indiana Athletic Conference (SIAC) is a high school athletic conference based in Evansville, Indiana. Five of the conferences eight schools; Bosse, Central, Harrison, North, and Reitz; comprise the public Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation. Mater Dei and Memorial are private Catholic high schools ran by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Evansville and Vincennes, and Castle is a public school located in neighboring Newburgh in Warrick County under the Warrick County School Corporation. The league was founded in 1936, and at one point stretched far across South and West Indiana: from Mount Vernon in the west to New Albany in the east, and from Evansville in the south to Terre Haute in the north.

Member schools[edit]

School Mascot Colors Location Enrollment County
(Appx Location)
IHSAA Class Year Joined Previous Conference
John H.
Castle
Knights                Newburgh 1,894 (1) 87
Warrick
(Southwest)
AAAAA 1964 none (new school)
Evansville
B. Bosse
Bulldogs                Evansville 855 (7) 82
Vanderburgh
(South)
AAA 1936 Independents
Evansville
Central
Bears                Evansville 1,467 (4) 82
Vanderburgh
(Central)
AAAA 1936 Independents
Evansville
W.H. Harrison
Warriors                Evansville 1,500 (3) 82
Vanderburgh
(East)
AAAA 1963 none (new school)
Evansville
Mater Dei
Wildcats                Evansville 613 (8) 82
Vanderburgh
(West)
AA 1954
Evansville
North
Huskies                Evansville 1,515 (2) 82
Vanderburgh
(North)
AAAAA 1958 none (new school)
Evansville
F.J. Reitz

Panthers
               Evansville 1,395 (5) 82
Vanderburgh
(West)
AAAA 1936 Independents
Evansville
Reitz Memorial
Tigers                Evansville 863 (6) 82
Vanderburgh
(East)
AAA 1947 new to IHSAA

Former Members[edit]

School Mascot Colors Location County Year Joined Previous Conference Year Left Conference Joined Current Conference
Bicknell Bulldogs           Bicknell 42
Knox
1936 Independents 1963 none (consolidated into
North Knox)
N/A
Bloomington Panthers           Bloomington 53
Monroe
1936 Independents 1964 South Central N/A
Linton1 Miners           Linton 28
Greene
1936 Independents 1951 Western Indiana SW Indiana
Southwest 7
New Albany Bulldogs           New Albany 22
Floyd
1936 Independents 1977 Hoosier Hills Hoosier Hills
Princeton Tigers           Princeton 26
Gibson
1936 Independents 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Sullivan2 Golden Arrows           Sullivan 77
Sullivan
1936 Independents 1962 Western Indiana Western Indiana
Vincennes
Lincoln
Alices                Vincennes 42
Knox
1936 Independents 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Washington Hatchets           Washington 14
Daviess
1936 Independents 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Boonville Pioneers           Boonville 87
Warrick
1941 Independents 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Bedford Stonecutters           Bedford 47
Lawrence
1942 1973 Hoosier Hills N/A
Huntingburg Happy Hunters           Huntingburg 19
Dubois
1942 1970 Pocket Pocket
Jasper Wildcats           Jasper 19
Dubois
1953 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Tell City Marksmen           Tell City 62
Perry
1953 Pocket 1980 Big 8 Pocket
Mount Vernon Wildcats           Mount Vernon 65
Posey
1959 Pocket 1980 Big 8 Big 8
Evansville
Rex Mundi
Monarchs           Evansville 82
Vanderburgh
1961 none (new school) 1972 none (school closed) N/A
North Knox Warriors                Bicknell 42
Knox
1963 none (new school) 1968 Blue Chip Blue Chip
Southwest 7
Terre Haute North Patriots           Terre Haute 84
Vigo
1971 none (new school) 1982 Independents Conference Indiana
Terre Haute South Braves           Terre Haute 84
Vigo
1971 none (new school) 1982 Independents Conference Indiana
  1. Linton played concurrently in the SIAC and WIC from 1944 to 1951.
  2. Sullivan played in both the SIAC and WIC from 1944 to 1962.

Membership timeline[edit]

Terre Haute South Vigo High School Terre Haute North Vigo High School Castle High School (Indiana) North Knox High School William Henry Harrison High School (Evansville Rex Mundi High School (Evansville) Mount Vernon High School (Mount Vernon, Indiana) North High School (Evansville) Mater Dei High School (Evansville) Tell City High School Jasper High School (Indiana) Reitz Memorial High School Southridge High School (Huntingburg, Indiana) Bedford North Lawrence High School Boonville High School Washington High School (Washington, Indiana) Lincoln High School (Vincennes) Sullivan High School Princeton Community High School New Albany High School (Indiana) Linton-Stockton High School FJ Reitz High School Central High School (Evansville) Benjamin Bosse High School Bloomington South High School North Knox High School

Conference Championships[edit]

Football[edit]

# Team Seasons
27 F.J. Reitz 1942, 1947, 1948 (L), 1949 (L), 1950 (L), 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1960 (A), 1961 (A), 1962 (A), 1967 (A), 1971 (A), 1972 (A)
1976 (3A), 1977 (3A), 1986, 1992, 1996, 2003, 2004*, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
11 Reitz Memorial 1958, 1959 (A), 1965 (A), 1969 (A), 1978 (3A), 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990*, 1991*, 2004*
9 Tell City 1961 (B), 1962 (B), 1963 (B), 1964 (B), 1968 (B)*, 1969 (B), 1971 (B), 1972 (B), 1973 (B)
8 Bosse 1938, 1941*, 1951, 1964, 1979 (3A), 1990*, 1991*, 1994
7 Castle 1975 (2A), 1982, 1983, 1984*, 2002, 2011, 2012
7 Central (Evv) 1939, 1940, 1941*, 1945*, 1987, 1990*, 2006
7 Jasper 1966 (B), 1967 (B), 1970 (B), 1976 (2A), 1977 (2A), 1978 (2A), 1979 (2A)
6 Harrison (Evv) 1974 (3A), 1975 (3A), 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999*
6 Mater Dei 1984*, 1999*, 2000, 2001, 2004*, 2013
3 Boonville 1955, 1959 (B), 1974 (2A)
3 North (Evv) 1963 (A), 1966 (A), 1995
3 Princeton 1949 (S), 1950 (S), 1960 (B)
3 Terre Haute South 1973 (A), 1980, 1981
2 Lincoln (Vin) 1943, 1946
2 New Albany 1935, 1954
2 Rex Mundi 1968 (A), 1970 (A)
2 Sullivan 1936, 1937
1 Bedford 1965 (B)
1 Bicknell 1948 (S)
1 Bloomington 1944
1 Linton 1945*
1 North Knox 1968 (B)*
0 Huntingburg
0 Mount Vernon
0 Terre Haute North
0 Washington

Boys Basketball[edit]

# Team Seasons
16 Harrison (Evv) 1965, 1966, 1967, 1987*, 1989, 1992*, 1993*, 1994*, 1995, 1999, 2001*, 2003, 2009, 2012*, 2013,
2014*
15 Bosse 1945, 1962, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985*, 1986, 1990*, 1996*, 1997, 1998*, 2006, 2007*, 2014*
13 Central (Evv) 1941*, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1956*, 1957*, 1964, 1979, 1985*, 1991, 1992*, 2004*
6 F.J. Reitz 1954, 1992*, 2002, 2005*, 2007*, 2014*
6 Reitz Memorial 1987*, 1990*, 1993*, 1994*, 1996*, 2008
5 Castle 2001*, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012*
5 Jasper 1941*, 1943, 1944, 1960, 1970
5 North (Evv) 1961, 1971, 1988, 1998*, 2004*
5 Princeton 1952, 1956*, 1957*, 1975, 1976
4 New Albany 1951, 1955, 1959, 1977
3 Huntingburg 1949, 1953, 1958
3 Lincoln (Vin) 1968, 1969, 1972*
3 Washington 1940, 1942, 1978
2 Mater Dei 2000, 2001*
1 Mount Vernon 1972*
1 Rex Mundi 1963
1 Tell City 1973
1 Terre Haute North 1974
1 Terre Haute South 1980
0 Bedford
0 Bicknell
0 Bloomington
0 Boonville
0 Linton
0 North Knox
0 Sullivan

Girls Basketball[edit]

# Team Seasons
12 Bosse 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1997, 1998, 2007*, 2009, 2012
10 Reitz Memorial 1982*, 1993*, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011
8 Castle 1991*, 1992, 1993*, 2000*, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007*
5 Mater Dei 1986, 1991*, 1995*, 2013, 2014
3 Harrison (Evv) 1990*, 1995*, 2000*
3 F.J. Reitz 1981, 1982*, 1990*
2 Central (Evv) 1987, 1989
1 North (Evv) 1977
0 Boonville
0 Jasper
0 Lincoln (Vin)
0 Mount Vernon
0 New Albany
0 Princeton
0 Tell City
0 Terre Haute North
0 Terre Haute South
0 Washington

State titles[edit]

John H. Castle Knights[edit]

  • Football (1982, 1994)
  • Boys Soccer (2000)
  • Girls Basketball (2006)
  • Softball (2001)

Evansville Benjamin Bosse Bulldogs[edit]

  • Boys Basketball (1943, 1944, 1962)

Evansville Central Bears[edit]

None

Evansville William Henry Harrison Warriors[edit]

  • Girls Golf (1989)
  • Boys Golf (2012)

Evansville Mater Dei Wildcats[edit]

  • Baseball (1999)
  • Boys Basketball (2004)
  • Girls Basketball (2012, 2013)
  • Football (2001)
  • Wrestling (1986, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007)

Evansville North Huskies[edit]

  • Baseball (1962*)
  • Boys Basketball (1967)
  • Boys Golf (2000)

* = indicates title won before IHSAA State Tournament was initiated

Evansville Francis Joseph Reitz Panthers[edit]

  • Girls Basketball (1981)
  • Football (1933*, 1940*, 1948*, 1953*, 1956*, 1957*, 1960*, 1961*, 1971*, 2007, 2009)
  • Bowling (2012+)

* = indicates title won before IHSAA State Tournament was initiated
+ = indicates title sanctioned by the Indiana High School Bowling Association

Evansville Reitz Memorial Tigers[edit]

  • Baseball (1978, 1989, 1993)
  • Football (1937*, 1958*)
  • Girls Soccer (1989*, 1997, 2008, 2013)
  • Softball (2002)
  • Girls Tennis (1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2012)
  • Boys Soccer (1979*, 1980*, 1981*, 1983*, 1984*, 1986*, 1988*, 1989*, 1990*, 1992*, 2007, 2008)
  • Girls Basketball (2011)

* = indicates title won before IHSAA State Tournament was initiated

Neighboring Conferences[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]