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.

Member schools[edit]

School Mascot Colors Location Enrollment County
(Appx Location)
IHSAA Class
John H.
Castle
Knights                Newburgh 1,894 (1) 87
Warrick
(Southwest)
AAAAA
Evansville
B. Bosse
Bulldogs                Evansville 855 (7) 82
Vanderburgh
(South)
AAA
Evansville
Central
Bears                Evansville 1,467 (4) 82
Vanderburgh
(Central)
AAAA
Evansville
W.H. Harrison
Warriors                Evansville 1,500 (3) 82
Vanderburgh
(East)
AAAA
Evansville
Mater Dei
Wildcats                Evansville 613 (8) 82
Vanderburgh
(West)
AA
Evansville
North
Huskies                Evansville 1,515 (2) 82
Vanderburgh
(North)
AAAAA
Evansville
F.J. Reitz

Panthers
               Evansville 1,395 (5) 82
Vanderburgh
(West)
AAAA
Evansville
Reitz Memorial
Tigers                Evansville 863 (6) 82
Vanderburgh
(East)
AAA

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]

The Old Southern Indiana Athletic Conference[edit]

The Southern Indiana Athletic Conference was once a very large and very spread out conference, comprising almost all of Evansville's High Schools plus schools from Terre Haute, New Albany, and Bloomington.

  • Total Membership: 25 High Schools, stretching over 150 traveling miles.
  • Black indicates present members of the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference (8 Members).
  • Red indicates members that left to form the Big Eight Conference (7 Members).
  • Blue indicates members that presently belong to the Blue Chip Conference (1 Member).
  • Maroon indicates members that presently belong to the Pocket Athletic Conference (2 Members).
  • Green indicates members that left for other athletic conference closer to home (8 Members).

Founding, Former and Present Members: 1935 - Present[edit]

  • Name (Current Name)
    Current Conference(s)
             
    (Years w/ SIAC)

Additional Members - The making of a Super Conference[edit]

  • Name (Current Name) (Years w/ SIAC)
  • Evansville Rex Mundi closed in 1972.Evansville Lincoln closed in 1962.
  • In 1980, Princeton Community, Vincennes Lincoln, Washington, Tell City, Mount Vernon, Boonville, and Jasper created the Big Eight Conference along with Gibson Southern from the Pocket Athletic Conference. Both Gibson Southern and Tell City have since rejoined the PAC.

Source: Southern Indiana Athletic Conference History - Almanac Sports.com

Membership timeline[edit]

See also[edit]

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