Neese's last-second shot wins County for Clovers
The Cloverdale boys' basketball team beat North Putnam 60-58 to win the 2013 Putnam County Classic on Saturday.
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COLUMN: The Cooper Neese Origin Story
Every great legend has that one moment that made everything about his future become clear; the point of origin that can be brought up as a metaphor for everything he went on to become. For Superman, it was learning he could fly. For Michael Jordan, it was hitting the game-winning basket from the baseline in the 1982 national championship game...
Tiger Cubs battle to win in consolation final
The brutal rescheduling forced South Putnam to play two county tournament games with just four hours between them and the exhausting toll, combined with the defensive depth and pressure of Greencastle, helped the Tiger Cubs to a win in the consolation game of the 2013 Boys' Basketball Putnam County Classic on Satuday, 38-29...
Crisp Cougars overwhelm Eagles in PCC opener
The North Putnam boys' basketball team was precise, unselfish and, at times, dominant in its 65-48 win over South Putnam in game 2 of the 2013 Boys' Basketball Putnam Classic on Saturday. The Cougars had 16 assists on 18 made field goals, sank 9-of-18 from 3 and attempted 30 free throws in the game...
Clovers take it to the basket, sink free throws to beat Tiger Cubs
Greencastle did what it hoped, setting the pace of its game against Cloverdale and slowing the aggressive Clovers down, but Cloverdale turned it on late, applying pressure with defense and sinking free throws down the stretch to beat the host Tiger Cubs in the opening game of the 2013 Boys' Basketball Putnam County Classic, 60-56...
Boys Putnam County tournament postponed to Saturday
The 2013 Boys Putnam County basketball tournament has been postponed until Saturday morning, with the first game between Cloverdale and Greencastle set to begin at 10 a.m. The event, originally scheduled to start Friday at 6:30 p.m., was in question because snow and icy roads forced all of the county schools to cancel classes on Friday...
Blizzard can't stop a thought storm
The expected blizzard that forced local high schools to cancel all their events on Thursday has inspired my latest exaggerated and potentially ridiculous analogy. I had planned to write a preview for the boys' county basketball tournament on Friday, but with the potential of a postponement there, here is my blizzard of thoughts. Hopefully it leads to less damagethan a real blizzard...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Kade Schroer, Basketball Cloverdale High School
Kade Schroer, 17, is a senior at Cloverdale High School who plays on the basketball and baseball teams. As a junior last year Schroer was named to the all-West Central Conference team in basketball. In his free time he likes to hang out with friends, play basketball and go hunting. He has two brothers, Kole and Kyle Schroer, and an older sister, Kristen Ferran. His favorite TV show is SportsCenter and he enjoys country music...
The Greencastle Major All-Star football team beat a team from North Putnam in the playoffs to secure the bucket recently. (Courtesy photo)
Wrestling cancelled on Thursday
Due to concerns about the impending winter storm, the Thursday wrestling matches for both Cloverdale and Greencastle have been cancelled or postponed. The Clovers were scheduled to compete at Owen Valley. Greencastle was set to host West Vigo. That match has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7...
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