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.
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 […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Shea Patterson threw five touchdown passes and Nico Collins scored a career-high three times to lead No. 12 Michigan to a 39-14 blowout at Indiana on Saturday. The Wolverines (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 13 CFP) have won four straight overall and 24 straight in the series since 1987. Peyton Ramsey and Stevie Scott III each scored on 1-yard runs for the Hoosiers, but the offense stalled as Patterson started heating up and Indiana (7-4, 4-4) […]
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 […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — 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 […]
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 […]