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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016
WIC girls' golf to finish on Wednesday (08/28/16)
CLAYTON -- The start of the Western Indiana Conference girls' golf tournament was delayed on Saturday at Deer Creek due to rain, and the event only completed half of the scheduled 18 holes. The tourney will be finished on Wednesday, with the starting time yet to be determined...
Gibson scores as No. 1 Marian rolls (08/28/16)
INDIANAPOLIS --The top-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Marian football team began its title defense with a dominating start Saturday night as the Knights defeated No. 10 St. Xavier, 56-10 on Saturday night. South Putnam grad Robert Gibson, a senior running back, had 40 yards on nine carries -- including a second-half score...
Young claims $3,000 payday by winning 13th Patriot 100 (08/28/16)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The 13th running of the Patriot 100 for modifieds was the main event on tap at Lincoln Park Speedway with 32 cars on hand to chase the $3,000 winner's share. Kentucky's Trent Young would lead the final five laps of the 100-lap affair after getting past Tyler Nicely and took the checkered flag for the win...
North Putnam holds on for 12-6 win over Mounties (08/27/16)
NEW MARKET -- The phrase "the best offense is a good defense" came to fruition Friday for a Cougar team that has yet to see a loss this season. North Putnam (2-0) put up a tough front against a talented Southmont squad (0-2) in a defensive game that was tied at six into the final minutes...
Tiger Cubs dominant over Clovers (08/27/16)
Mike and Tony Meyer are brothers, but they are admittedly very different people. Following Friday night's 46-0 win by Mike's Greencastle team over Tony's Cloverdale squad, their outlooks on the season after two weeks were just as different. "I was very, very happy with our play," Mike Meyer said. "We played well offensively and defensively, we had minimal penalties, our kicking game was better, we ran the ball, Nick [Costin] threw the ball well and our defense pitched a shutout."...
SP breaks away in second half, wins battle of Eagles (08/27/16)
NASHVILLE -- The South Putnam Eagles made the long trip to Nashville and waited out a half-hour lightning delay to take on the Eagles of Brown County in Indiana High School football. The Eagles overcame the trip, delay and a slow start to defeat Brown County 34-6. All the scoring was done in the second half. The Eagles are now 2-0 heading into next week's showdown with county rival North Putnam...
NP nearly wins with first full squad; Greencastle shoots top score of year (08/26/16)
North Putnam fielded a full, four-player team for the first time this season at Deer Creek on Thursday against Monrovia and Danville, and came within eight strokes of winning the triangular match. Danville won with a 221, followed by Monrovia with a 224 and the Cougars with a 229...
Skin cancer awareness: Student-led project constructs sun shelters on GHS soccer fields (08/25/16)
High school athletes are frequently encouraged to stay hydrated, eat the right foods and get a proper amount of sleep in order to be healthy and perform at the optimum level. Greencastle senior multi-sport athlete Whitney Weinschenk noticed that skin cancer prevention instruction was not normally included in the traditional safety package, though, so she decided to do something about it...
Clovers change lineup, play best of season (08/25/16)
CLOVERDALE -- The Clovers defeated West Vigo in five sets by the scores of 25-21, 18-25, 25-22, 16-25 15-11 on Thursday night for their first win of the season. Hannah Rady had a season-high 21 points, five aces and 37 set-assists Tori Combs had a season-high 18 kills and five blocks, while Kassie Wade had five kills and Hailey Thomas added a season-high 12 points with six kills, and 18 digs...
Tonight's prep football capsules (08/25/16)
Game time: 7 p.m. Location: Southmont High School. The coaches: Greg Barrett is in his eighth year at North Putnam. Desson Hannum is in his 10th year at Southmont. Last week: North Putnam defeated Cascade 20-13. Southmont lost 55-13 at Fountain Central...

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