High School Sports
Greencastle girls' golf team takes WCC honors
BELLEVILLE--The first West Central Conference title in the conference's final campaign was up for grabs Saturday as the WCC girls' golf match was played out at Deer Creek Golf Club. A chilly morning tee-time did not deter Greencastle from winning its second straight conference title with a round of 417...
Greencastle wins county volleyball for second year in a row
The Greencastle volleyball team overtook Cloverdale in the final game of the Tournament at North Putnam on Saturday to become the Putnam County Champs for the second year in a row.
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Lucas Lorian gets 5000 yards, Aker gets first win
It was a big football game for both the Cougars and the Eagles as both teams were trying to gain an early advantage in the county standings. The Cougars were looking for their second win of the season while the Eagles were hoping to win for their homecoming crowd...
Turnovers cost Clovers
MARSHALL--The Cloverdale Clovers' football team traveled to the home of the Turkey Run Warriors on a chilly Friday night. Six turnovers put the Clovers in an unwinnable situation as they lost, 12-6. At one point Clovers' (1-3 0-0WCC) freshman quarterback Drew Boyette threw four interceptions on four straight passes. The final offensive play for the Clovers resulted in an interception being thrown by senior Brandon Hughes...
GHS football goes down
By trent scott For the Banner Graphic The fourth game of the season has been a rotating door in recent season's as Greencastle's football team played its fourth different opponent in as many seasons when the Tiger Cubs traveled to Class 3A No. 7 Indian Creek Friday night...
County Cross country teams run in Clay City
CRAWSFORDSVILLE--South Putnam and Cloverdale's cross country squads made the trek to Clay County as both competed in the Clay City Invitational Thursday afternoon. South Putnam's girls' finished second behind Shakamak with an understrength squad against a field featuring the Clovers, Eels, Edgewood, Eminence, Linton, Owen Valley and White River Valley...
Tiger Cub tennis grinds out win
The Greencastle tennis team's season has been rolling along nicely. After placing 3rd at the Macy Invitational the Tiger Cubs received their first loss at Northview on Tuesday. They followed that loss with a 3-2 win at home on a chilly day against North Montgomery...
Lady Cougars win, move to 4-1
ROACHDALE-- Thursday night's girls' soccer contest between the North Putnam Cougars and North Montgomery Chargers was a defensive battle. The Cougars edged past the Chargers, 1-0. Cougar sophomore Christa McRoy scored the only goal of the game with 30:47 left in the competition. She took advantage of the one break away her team was awarded and put it past junior goalie Emily Jensen of the Chargers for a goal...
Eagles welcome Cougars for Homecoming
It's been pretty rare of the last few seasons to see the South Putnam football team on the losing end of the scoreboard more than three times in a season. Three losses in three games, including a 46-12 loss last week to Monrovia, might have more than a few people wondering if the Eagles are fading into the background of the Class A football scene...
Tzouanakis Cross Country members place in THSB
(From left) Elle Patterson, Miru Yamaga, Olivia Headley, Lily Oliver, Jacob Carter and Joshua Hammond placed for Tzouanakis Intermediate School in Saturday's THSB Invitational Cross Country event at Terre Haute Saturday.
Clovers volley games, beat Owen Valley
Cloverdale and Owen Valley's volleyball teams needed five sets to separate themselves last year. Both schools needed all five sets again Tuesday night as the host Clovers won a thrilling contest 25-19, 21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-11. Cloverdale head coach Kathy Moore said that matches with the Patriots have been nothing short of barnburners...
Exciting soccer game ends in draw
The atmosphere was exciting as the Greencastle girls soccer team, who were coming off of a loss to Terre Haute North, hosted Terre Haute South Tuesday. The game was tightly matched throughout and ended in a 4-4 tie. Greencastle struck first in the game when sophomore Grace Smith kept the ball in play and then timed a nice assist into a freshman Madelin Graham score...
Cougar soccer falls to second-ranked Tri-West at home
ROACHDALE--The North Putnam Cougars boys' soccer team hosted the second-ranked Tri-West Bruins Tuesday night and the Bruins proved worthy of their grade. The Bruins shut the Cougars (1-4 0-0 WCC) out, 16-0. "They're not second ranked in the state for nothing," Cougars' coach David Moeller said. "The biggest difference between us and them is that they have a youth program. They've all played with each other for a while. They're just more experienced than us."...
GMS finishes with some hardware at THSB
Three runners from GMS placed in the top five at the THSB Invitiational. (From left) Assistant coach Michael Scott ( are from left Emma Wilson, who won the middle school girls race, Sydney Lewis who placed third, Seely Stoffregen in fourth, Kennedy Trigg in seventh, Mika Mozawa in 25th place, Savannah Edwards, Zoe Weltz and Greencastle coach Ivonne Martinez (right)...
Clovers can't overcome early deficit
It took two days for Cloverdale and Class A No. 10 Rockville to get its football game in after inclement weather forced a 21-hour delay. Much of the damage was done before play was stopped as the Rox opened the game with a 92-yard kickoff return and never looked back in a 37-8 win over the Clovers...
Greencastle claws back into the game but can't get win
The defense of the Greencastle football team stuffed the running game of Edgewood in the second half, but a late-game interception sealed the Tiger Cub fate as GHS lost to Edgewood 20-14 Saturday. "They're staring to buy in," Greencastle coach Ryan Spoonmore said. ...
Cougar earn win in overtime
ROACHDALE--The North Putnam Cougars' football team hosted the Cascade Cadets Friday night, but due to inconvenient weather the game was suspended at halftime. The game resumed play at 3 p.m. Saturday and the Cougars led 6-0 starting the third quarter...
South Putnam falls to Monrovia
The No. 7-ranked Monrovia Bulldogs football team showed no signs of letting up on Friday night when it defeated the South Putnam Eagles (0-3) 46-12 on one of the hottest days of the calendar year in Indiana. The win broke a four-game losing streak to the Eagles for the Bulldogs and improved their season record to 2-1...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Lauren Bridgewater, Golf Greencastle
Lauren Bridgewater was born to Jill and Brian Bridgewater on September 26, 1996. Her sister Lindsey plays on the golf team with her. Lauren also plays basketball as well as being a member of NHS and Key Club. She was in french club and Latin Club. Her favorite food is pasta cabonara. She enjoys listening to Train and Eminem. Her favorite movie is "Life of Pi" and her favor- ite school subject is English. Her favorite teacher is Donovan Wheeler...
Putnam County rival volleyball teams face off
ROACHDALE--In the WCC opener for both schools, North Putnam made for less than accommodating hosts to South Putnam Thursday night. The Cougars blasted through the opening two sets and only complacency allowed the Eagles to challenge the third set as the home side swept the match in three sets 25-13, 25-7 and 25-23...
Lady Tiger Cubs take down Wildcats decisively
With a slight wind and plenty of sunshine the GHS Girls Soccer team played its rescheduled game against South Vermillion on Wednesday beating the Wildcats 6-2. The team played the first half with numerous opportunities to score. Tiger Cub midfielders Hannah Brattain and Katie Rose Parsons maintained a stronghold over the midfield while a bounty of crosses came from Katie Kessler and Bailey Lausee. ...
Cougar soccer lose to Mounties
By JOHNATHON GOODE For the Banner Graphic ROACHDALE--The Southmont Mounties traveled into North Putnam Cougar boys' soccer territory Thursday night and came away with a 3-1 victory. "I felt this is a team we should've been able to compete with," Cougar coach David Moeller said. "We just made too many mistakes. We had a lot of opportunities. Their goalie is fantastic. He made a lot of great saves."...
Greencastle edges out Clovers in three games
The score didn't tell the story when Cloverdale's volleyball team visited Greencastle on Thursday. The Tiger Cubs won the match in three straight sets, 18-25, 17-25 and 20-25 but the Clovers made their Putnam County rivals work for everything. "We have to have a lot of energy," said Tiger Cub coach Maggie Walters. ...
Tiger Cub tennis can't stop winning
The Tiger Cubs continued their winning ways with a strong road win over Turkey Run High School on Wednesday evening, 3-2. Greencastle started the match off well; with both doubles teams playing sound with two strong victories, 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0, 6-0, respectively. Jake Mangrum and Kaleb Fleming played great tennis at one doubles, while Adam Gerard and Nate Gobert played extremely solid tennis at two doubles...
Monrovia wins golf tie-breaker
The Cloverdale girls' golf team traveled to Windy Hill Country Club Wednesday to take on Greencastle along with Monrovia. However the Clovers made the trek without their No. 1 golfer, Harlee Fuetter, who was ill. All the teams played well as Monrovia and Greencastle both scored 214 as a team and the tiebreaker was won by Monrovia...