North Putnam AD resigns, coaches out too
ROACHDALE--North Putnam will be looking for a new athletic director and two new basketball coaches. Cougar AD John Danaher's resignation was publicly announced at the North Putnam School Board meeting on Wednesday. The North Putnam administration has its work cut out as it will also be looking to replace head girls' basketball coach Jim Spencer and head boys' basketball coach Collin McCartt...
Something to Bragg About
Greencastle junior Paige Bragg competed in the Indiana Elite North vs. South All-Star game Saturday, March 14. Also nominated were Tiger Cubs Callan Taylor, Jessica Lenihan and Lauren Bridgewater, however each chose not to participate. Playing in the class 3A junior division, Bragg totaled 10 points, two steals, a rebound with no turnovers for the North in its 60-47 win over South...
Tiger Cubs, Clovers are County Champs
ROACHDALE--It was a busy day for middle school girls' basketball teams when all four county schools competed in the Putnam County Tournament Thursday. North Putnam hosted two close games with a rematch between North Putnam and Cloverdale in the seventh-grade match up, ending 27-16 in Cloverdale's favor and a come-from-behind victory from Greencastle over South Putnam 38-28 in the eighth-grade game...
County Wrestling Champs
Greencastle's middle school wrestling team came out victorious in the County Tournament at Cloverdale on Wednesday. Team and individual scores and game stats were unavailable and will be posted online.
Middle school County Tourney play begins
The seventh and eigth-grade Putnam County girls' basketball teams took to the floor Tuesday in the first round of the Putnam County Tournament. North Putnam traveled to GMS to take on the Tiger Cubs. South Putnam played host to Cloverdale. The Cloverdale seventh-grade team took control of the game and managed a 38-21 win over the Eagles. The eighth-grade Eagles fared better in a close game with the Clovers. They toughed out the win 27-21...
Hamilton inducted to Academic Hall of Fame
Lee Hamilton, a basketball standout as an undergraduate at DePauw University who went on to serve 34 years with distinction in the U.S. House of Representatives, is among five 2015 inductees into the Capital One Academic All-America® Hall of Fame, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)...
Eagle eighth-grade boys win Shootout
The South Putnam eighth boys' basketball team finished its season with flair by winning the South Putnam Shootout Sunday despite being seeded low after Saturday's play. Led by assistant coach Johnny Briones, the Eagle boys beat North Vermillion and stunned Lafayette Jefferson, a team that beat South Putnam decisively the day before...
Neese, Moore receive hoosier-based awards
Cloverdale senior Marquise Moore has been named one of Indiana's top 100 seniors by Hoosier Basketball Magazine. 60 of the 100 young men nominated will be selected for the Top 60 Senior Workout at Marian University on April 12.
Calvin women fall to George Fox; DPU's Savanna Trees makes all-sectional team
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- After defeating the DePauw women's basketball team on Friday, the Calvin Knights were unable to defend their home court again on Saturday, falling to George Fox, 78-63. With a trip to the final four (also on Calvin's home court) on the line, both teams sported 30-0 records entering the game. The Bruins (31-0) kept their perfect record intact and return to Grand Rapids next weekend for a national semifinal match-up with Montclair State (30-1)...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana has made the 68-team NCAA tournament field, and Notre Dame got the highest seed of the five Indiana schools. All five will play in the Midwest Regional. Game times should be announced later. The Hoosiers (20-13) were thought to be on the bubble but made it safely in as the No. 10 seed. They play Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, against No. 7 seed Wichita State...
2014 Boys' Swimming Sectional
The Putnam County boys' swimming programs had a strong day at the Saturday, Feb. 22 Avon Boys' Swimming Sectional, with two state qualifiers from Greencastle and several school records for all three schools. Greencastle finished the day fifth in the...
Greencastle girls' basketball sectional vs. Danville
Greencastle erased a 14-point deficit to defeat Danville 48-42 in the opening round of the IHSAA Class 3A girls' basketball sectional on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
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