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Stories from Saturday, December 15, 2007

Police investigating GHS student death (12/15/07)
The death of a Greencastle High School senior on Saturday morning is under investigation by Indiana State Police. An autopsy is scheduled Monday for Dietrich Jackson, 17, who was found unresponsive at his grandmother's residence at 1290 E. CR 225 South, Greencastle...
NP girls start hot, down Cascade, 49-44 (12/15/07)
CLAYTON -- A tough full-court press from Cascade could not overcome a fast start by North Putnam, as the Lady Cougars held on for a 49-44 win over the Cadets on their home floor Friday. North Putnam (3-7, 0-1 WCC) forced a number of early turnovers, to go up on Cascade (3-7, 1-2 WCC) 15-4 late in the first quarter. The lead stood at 15-6 after one...
Lady Clovers defeat Bulldogs on last-second shot (12/15/07)
MONROVIA -- The Cloverdale girls' basketball team defeated Monrovia Friday night, 48-47. The Clovers came back from an 11-point defecit late in the fourth quarter and won on a bucket with 0.6 seconds remaining. Due to electronic difficulties, further details are not available at this time. A complete account of the game will be available in Monday's edition of the BannerGraphic...
Poor rebounding costs Tiger Cubs in 50-47 loss (12/15/07)
Outrebounded, Greencastle was unable to regain a half-time lead and fell to the Rockville boys 50-47 in Friday night action at McAnally Center. "We didn't lose it at the end," Tiger Cubs coach Troy Greenlee said. "We lost it the whole game by not rebounding. We've got to hold them to one shot per possession."...
Eagles fade in second half; fall to Speedway (12/15/07)
It continues to be a tale of two halves for the South Putnam boys' basketball team. The Eagles came up short against Speedway Friday, 59-45, despite turning in a solid first half performance. "That's the tale of our team so far," Eagles head coach Brian Gardner said. ...
Eagles drop conference contest with Speedway (12/15/07)
The South Putnam girls' basketball team lost a heated contest with conference rival Speedway, 55-48 Friday night. "I thought that we played well. WE had a few breakdowns here and there but for the most part I thought we played well," South Putnam coach Debbie Steffy said...
Poor first half does in Cougars (12/15/07)
CLAYTON -- A 27-13 run to finish the game was not enough for the North Putnam boys Friday night, as they fell to Cascade 60-47. However, finding themselves down 47-20 midway through the third period, the Cougars (0-4, 0-1 WCC) did not give up. They picked up their level of play and made the Cadets (2-3, 2-1 WCC) have to fight for it down the stretch...
Cloverdale drops third straight contest (12/15/07)
MONROVIA -- Cloverdale fought an uphill battle all night against a taller, more physical Monrovia club Friday, trailing by double-digits for most of the contest, and eventually succombing to their WCC foe, 70-56. The Clovers jumped out to an early 6-2 lead, but that was the only advantage they would see for the remain der of the balgame. The Bulldogs dominated the offensive glass, converting on numerous putbacks. That coupled with numerous Cloverdale turnovers pretty much spelled the outcome...
Wrestling tourney canceled (12/15/07)
Greencastle High School has canceled the Greencastle Invitational wrestling tournament, which was scheduled for 9 a.m. today. The threat of a winter storm led officials to be proactive and cancel the tournament Friday afternoon.
Eagle swimmers sweep Vikings (12/15/07)
South Putnam swept West Vigo Thursday evening in a coed swim meet. The Lady Eagles defeated the Vikings 94-60. The South boys were victorious by a 109-64 margin. At South Putnam Girls' Results South Putnam 94, West Vigo 60 Individual Results (South Putnam only)...
Debra J. Semlinger (12/15/07)
Debra J. Semlinger, 54, Cloverdale, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Illinois, she was the daughter of Robert and Adalene Alexander. Surviving are a daughter, Crystal Connaday and husband Brian; son Aaron Partin and wife Jennifer; mother Adalene Alexander; sister Karon Gaddis and husband Jay, and sister Vicki Parker...
Putnam Scanner for 12-15-07 (12/15/07)
Putnam County Jail Six people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to four calls recently. On Thursday: On Friday: Reelsville Fire Dept. The Reelsville Fire Department responded to a fire that leveled an abandoned farmhouse Friday morning...
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