Greencastle Banner-Graphic Sports Sports headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana en-us BENNETT'S MINUTES: Local men battling cancer Like everyone, I hate cancer. I have been fortunate enough to avoid it for 54 years, but also like everyone I have still been affected by it. My mother died from it, with the evil tumors withering... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:27:02 -0500 Eagles pick up first victory, 55-40 The South Putnam Eagles hosted the Turkey Run Warriors in their home opener Tuesday night in boys’ high school basketball, using a balanced offense and stingy defense to gain their first win of the... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:47:00 -0500 Neese’s 53 points again not enough for Clovers NEW MARKET — Southmont’s Mounties painfully watched from the stands last spring as Cloverdale cut down the nets in their gym following a win over Monrovia, marking the school’s second straight boys’... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:16:41 -0500 BENNETT'S MINUTES: Memorable night ends ‘Cooper moratorium’ early NEW MARKET — I would have no trouble defending the amount of coverage that Cloverdale’s Cooper Neese has received during my still brief tenure here at the Banner Graphic, considering his status as... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:14:27 -0500 Indy area squads top Eagles, Cougars The South Putnam Eagles ran into trouble on Saturday night at home, falling 55-30 to a talented Bethesda Christian team in a non-conference high school basketball game. The loss dropped the Eagles to... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:12:51 -0500 DePauw women win NCAC pair MEADVILLE, Pa. — DePauw scored the game’s first nine points and never trailed on the way to a 73-38 North Coast Athletic Conference win at Allegheny. The Tigers improved to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:11:26 -0500 Eagles swoop into NP, win pair ROACHDALE — Collin McHartt knows his North Putnam Cougars aren’t going to be a 20-percent shooting team very often this season. Unfortunately, they were on Friday night as the hosted South Putnam in... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:05:58 -0500 Edgewood pulls off pair of 3-point wins over Clovers CLOVERDALE — The Cloverdale High School gymnasium was hot on Friday night. It might have been the large crowd on hand to see the Edgewood Mustangs play the Clovers in Western Indiana Conference play... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:58:35 -0500 Tiger Cubs split pair of games with West Vigo A cold shooting night left Greencastle with an 0-1 start in the Western Indiana Conference West Division, as West Vigo handed Greencastle a 42-30 loss at McAnally Center Friday night. Greencastle... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:42:59 -0500 Eagle swimmers split with Mustangs South Putnam split a pair of swimming meets with Edgewood on Thursday. The Eagles won the girls’ meet 105-67, while Edgewood won the boys’ meet 107-74. First place finishes went to both medley relay... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:38:15 -0500 This weekend's basketball game previews Game date: 6 p.m. today at North Putnam History: South Putnam won twice last year and has won four straight games. North Putnam’s last win in the series was a 42-30 decision on Nov. 23, 2013.... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:14:44 -0500 FEATURED ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Mia Stevens Greencastle Mia Stevens is a senior at Greencastle High School. Basketball has been a big part of her life, but injury ended her final high school season before she ever got to play a game. Banner Graphic: What... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:11:56 -0500 Eagle girls improve to 5-1 with Wednesday win at SV CLINTON — South Putnam fell behind 11-4 after one quarter in girls’ high school basketball action at South Vermillion on Wednesday. The Eagles used an 11-1 second quarter and a 12-4 third period to... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:10:35 -0500 Physical Warriors defeat Greencastle Danville didn’t take long to establish its superiority over Greencastle in boys’ high school basketball action on Tuesday night, using an aggressive style of play to limit Tiger Cub shots and record... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:43:29 -0500 Clovers have tough WVC route; Marian eliminated A few more holiday leftovers, and some new stuff: • The Cloverdale boys’ basketball team wanted to play better teams this year in its quest to repeat last year’s sectional title and go even farther... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:41:57 -0500 Cloverdale girls top North Putnam, 56-33 CLOVERDALE — Tori Combs had 21 points and 10 rebounds on Tuesday night as Cloverdale defeated North Putnam 57-33 in girls’ high school basketball action. The margin of victory was much closer than in... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:37:39 -0500