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Stories from Friday, February 17, 2006

Tiger Cubs pick up tenth win (02/17/06)
In a game the Tiger Cubs had to win, at home and on senior night, Greencastle advanced their record to 10-10 defeating visiting Southmont, 79-68. Greencastle took an early lead off of a jumper from junior Erick Burgeson and never relinquished the lead through the rest of the game...
Tiger Sharks tear through sectional prelims (02/17/06)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- All the county swimmers made the trip to Crawfordsville Thursday for the Preliminary round of the IHSAA Swimming sectional, but only a hand full will go back for the finals. Of the three county schools that went, Greencastle will represent the most at Saturday' s finals with 13 individual finalists competing in nine different events. All three of the relay teams advanced as well...
Clovers put up 100, blow by Rox (02/17/06)
Cloverdale -- Everyday, the Cloverdale Clovers shoot 100 3-point shots under clock pressure. "Michael [Neese], Kyle [McCammon] and Chase [Haltom] have all been shooting right around 80 percent under the gun. Now, that's with no defense on them, but it seems like we've really been clicking this week," Cloverdale coach Pat Rady said...
Cougars pick up win over Trojans (02/17/06)
With sectional play starting next week, the North Putnam boys' basketball team is looking to pick up momentum come tournament time. After losing six of seven games, the Cougars bounced back Friday, defeating Covington, 55-50, Friday at North Putnam...
South Putnam falls to Owen Valley (02/17/06)
On Friday, the South Putnam Eagles boys' basketball team hosted powerhouse Owen Valley. The Patriots entered the game ranked 13th in the Class 3A AP polls. South Putnam was also celebrating its Winter Homecoming. Owen Valley, a high school with an enrollment of 996 versus the Eagles' 458, entered the game with a 16-4 season record...
Pingleton's season comes to an end (02/17/06)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Chris Pingleton's dream of getting a state wrestling medal will have to wait until next season. The Greencastle High School junior lost his first round match with Hanover Central's Mike Sands by a 5-3 decision. Sands took an early lead in the match, getting Pingleton on his back for a near fall. Pingleton scored on Sands when he got a take down midway through the second period, but was unable to cut the lead anymore...
Williams to be honored by Limestone (02/17/06)
Former South Putnam High School basketball standout Molly Williams will be honored today. Williams No. 40 jersey will be retired in her memory today at Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C. Williams' number will be the first-ever women's basketball player number retired at Limestone College...
July 2, 134-Feb. 16, 2006 (02/17/06)
Flo Ann Morrison, 71, Greencastle, died Thursday. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Mac and Elsie Arthur McGuffey. She was a 1952 graduate of Greencastle High School and was a member of Greencastle Presbyterian Church, Windy Hill Country Club and Elks...
Jan. 25, 1949-Feb. 15, 2006 (02/17/06)
Clifford Smiley, 57, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital. He was the son of Charles and Geraldine (York) Smiley. He had been a mechanic for York Pontiac for 19 years, and was a member of Greencastle Moose Lodge and First Baptist Church...
Dec. 13, 1918-Jan. 19, 2006 (02/17/06)
Marjorie E. McKee, 87, Lawton, Okla., died Jan. 19 at her son's residence. Private family graveside services were conducted at Fort Sill National Cemetery. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., she was a former resident of Putnam County. She was a member of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, as well as numerous clubs and organization, including Delta Delta Delta sorority, P.E.O., and the DePauw Faculty Wives Club. ...
Jan. 5, 1935-Dec. 20, 2005 (02/17/06)
Word has been received of the death of VonDaLee Dunn King, 70, Westminster, Calif. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Clarence Dunn and Goldie Dunn Newby. She married Richard "Buzz" King, who preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Michelle Adams, Westminster, Calif.; two sons, Michael King, Buena Park, Calif., and Scott King, Rigby, Idaho; sister Connie Dunn Roderick, Redondo Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, as well as cousin Barbie Eastham, Greencastle.. ...
Oct. 11, 1933-Feb. 16, 2006 (02/17/06)
James W. Arnold, 72, Martinsville, died Thursday at Morgan Hospital. Born in Bloomington, he was the son of Alexander and Joyce Cletis (Taylor) Arnold. He had been a machine operator for Kroger Bakery in Indianapolis for 38 years, retiring in 1994. Prior to that he had worked at L.S. Ayres. He was a member of Moose Lodge 1 in Indianapolis, and had served in the U.S. Army...