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Bishop Chatard High School wins The Zone Banner

The Banner Announcement

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The 2023 WISH-TV Zone Banner Champion is Bishop Chatard High School.

The Zone Banner, presented by Crew Carwash and Bailey & Wood Mortgage Lenders, is awarded to the best student section in central Indiana during the high school football season, as decided by The Zone Banner Committee.

After an entire season of watching school spirit on display, News 8 Sports Director Anthony Calhoun announced the winner of the most coveted spirit award in the state.

WISH-TV congratulates the Trojans of Bishop Chatard High School!

This is the first time that Bishop Chatard has won The Zone Banner during the award’s 9-year existence.

During ‘The Zone’ on Friday night, 40 Chatard students were present at WISH-TV’s studios when AC announced the winner, watch the live reaction above!

On Tuesday, AC and The Zone team will be presenting The Banner to the Bishop Chatard student body to display in their gymnasium.

The Triojans’ student section, “Bishop Chatard Trozone,” showed out all season long, both at home and on the road, to win The Banner.

Bishop Chatard’s student section, the “Trozone,” at a road game in Muncie against Delta High School for the regional championships.
Bishop Chatard’s student section at a road game at Guerin Catholic High School in Carmel for the sectional semifinals.
Bishop Chatard’s student section at a home sectional game against Tippecanoe Valley High School.
Bishop Chatard High School raising $861 for Teachers’ Treasures
Bishop Chatard students at a pregame tailgate party with News 8 Sports Director Anthony Calhoun ahead of a Week 8 game.


  • 2022: Franklin Community
  • 2021: Cathedral
  • 2020: Westfield
  • 2019: Mooresville
  • 2018: Brownsburg
  • 2017: Carmel
  • 2016: Franklin Community
  • 2015: Guerin Catholic


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