Greencastle Banner-Graphic Sports Sports headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us Shaffer one step closer to state title INDIANAPOLIS -- Kyle Shaffer has been through the IHSAA wrestling state finals before, but the wait to get to wrestle -- especially at the higher weight classes -- is still as long and nervewracking... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:40:20 -0500 Shaffer third in 195-pound class Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:05 -0500 Eagles get back on winning track with 44-37 victory The South Putnam Eagles fought back from an ice cold first half and used a 14-0 run to start the second half as they defeated the North Vermillion Falcons 44-37 in high school basketball action... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:04:30 -0500 Clover seniors exit in style, rout Lakers CLOVERDALE — Cloverdale took care of business Saturday night, wrapping up the regular-season schedule of the boys’ high school basketball season with a ho-hum 84-45 senior night victory while... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:03:35 -0500 This week's basketball previews Game time: 7:30 p.m. varsity tipoff So far: The Panthers have lost three of their last four, but have reached double figures in wins for the first time since 2011-12. South Putnam broke a four-game... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:02:08 -0500 Cougars top 100-point mark for first time in more than 20 years ROACHDALE – The North Putnam Cougars ended their regular season Saturday night in a big way with a 100-55 win over Christel House Academy. The Cougars had a lot of emotion surrounding them with... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:59:53 -0500 DePauw sweeps Oberlin; men overcome 21-point second-half deficit OBERLIN, Ohio — Maya Howard scored 18 and Emily Budde added 12 as 14th-ranked DePauw University’s women’s basketball team improved to 23-2 overall and finished North Coast Athletic Conference regular... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:58:26 -0500 North Putnam finishes sixth in boys’ swimming sectional TERRE HAUTE — North Putnam senior Joe Davis had the highest finish of Putnam County swimmers in the Terre Haute South Sectional finals on Saturday at the Vigo County Aquatic Center, placing second in... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:58:00 -0500 Cubs draw Athenians; NP, SP both get byes Both sectional boys’ basketball tournaments involving Putnam County teams will be played in the county, starting on Feb. 28. At South Putnam, Cloverdale enters with the best record at 18-6 but faces... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:57:23 -0500 Dry spell dooms South Putnam at Owen Valley SPENCER -- The South Putnam Eagles had a cold shooting stretch during the second and third quarters on a warm Friday night at Owen Valley, and that stretch proved to be the difference in a 51-41 loss... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:46:30 -0500 Six swimmers going to sectional finals TERRE HAUTE -- Several Putnam County athletes qualified for Saturday's finals and consolation rounds in the Terre Haute South boys' swimming sectional preliminaries on Thursday at the Vigo County... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:25:05 -0500 Prep wrestling takes center stage South Putnam has never had a state champion wrestler, but senior Kyle Shaffer hopes to change that fact this weekend at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Shaffer is one of 16 competitors remaining in the... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:01:15 -0500 DePauw grad happy to cancel all-star break plans to coach NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brad Stevens was preparing to have this weekend off. A family trip was in the works, likely to someplace relatively close to home like New York or Washington. The getaway is still... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:58:09 -0500 Tigers defeat Wabash 70-50 for big Senior Night victory No overtime was needed in this outing between DePauw University and Wabash College, as the Tigers sent their seniors home happy on Senior Night with a 70-50 victory on Wednesday. After their last two... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:56:50 -0500 This weekend's basketball game previews Game time: 7:30 p.m. varsity tipoff So far: Greencastle had a two-game winning streak snapped last Friday with a loss to Cloverdale in the championship game of the Putnam County Classic. Southmont... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:56:02 -0500 FEATURED ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Kieffer Vittetow, South Putnam Kieffer Vittetow is a senior at South Putnam who runs cross country and track. Banner Graphic: How did you get interested in running? Kieffer Vittetow: “I started running cross country in the fall of... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:53:02 -0500 Neese in running for national 3-point contest; online voting underway Cloverdale senior Cooper Neese is one of 16 players nationally to be nominated for the American Family Insurance High School 3-Point Competition, which will take place in Phoenix next month.... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:41:56 -0500 BENNETT'S MINUTES: Neese’s climb up ladder impressive Cooper Neese probably cannot fathom the historical significance of his spot as the 10th-leading scorer in Indiana boys’ high school basketball history. The Cloverdale standout is both modest and... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:22:42 -0500 Last-minute rally lifts Cougars over Chargers LINDEN -- Two teams with nearly identical records and similar seasons met on Tuesday night as North Putnam played at North Montgomery. As a result, the fact that the game was tied with 26 seconds... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:17:41 -0500 McDonald’s aids Tiger Cub track team’s safety Greencastle High School announces a generous donation from Jedele Enterprises and Greencastle McDonald’s Restaurant to the GHS Athletic Department. McDonald’s joined the list of GHS Athletics... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:16:09 -0500 Eagles drop third straight EMINENCE -- Free throws can make a big difference in high school basketball. On Tuesday night the Eminence Eels scored 27 of their 64 points from the charity stripe as they defeated the South Putnam... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:15:57 -0500