High School Sports
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...
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.
Cloverdale postseason run comes to a close
The Cloverdale boys' basketball team saw their fantastic season come to a close Saturday. I never quit Clover attitude matched against an athletic Crispus Attucks team made for an exciting regional game but unfortunately for Cloverdale they look the loss 84-77...
Clover boys mesh at right time for success
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' basketball team traveled to Greenfield Thursday to prepare for its first regional game in eight years. After beating Cascade in the all-WCC sectional final, the Clovers will play Crispus Attucks Saturday at noon in the Greenfield-Central Regional matchup...
CLOVERDALE -- On Saturday at noon, Cloverdale will play its first game in the Greenfield-Central Regional against Indianapolis Crispus Attucks. Attucks is 18-5 with wins coming against Indianapolis Northwest, Ritter and Cathedral. They grab 43 rebounds per game in comparison with Cloverdale's 24...
Cloverdale preselling Regional tickets
Cloverdale will be preselling tickets for the boys' basketball team's regional game against Indianapolis Crispus Attucks. The game is 12 p.m. on Saturday and tickets for the session will be $10.
Eagle sixth-grade girls are runner-up in tourney
ROACHDALE -- The South Putnam sixth-grade girls' basketball team recently was runner-up in the North Putnam sixth-grade league girls' basketball league and tournament. The league consisted of each a fifth grade and sixth grade North Putnam team and sixth grade teams from Greencastle, Cloverdale and Rockville...
Clovers are Sectional Champs
On Friday it took a strong defensive effort, but on Saturday when the Cloverdale boys' basketball team took on WCC rival Cascade it was offensive firepower that propelled the Clovers to the win and the Sectional Title 76-57. Cloverdale was down early but got on a run after two big threes gave them momentum in the second half...
Clovers top Covenant Christian, advance to sectional title game
SPEEDWAY -- It took all four quarters and an entire team effort but the Cloverdale Clovers managed to outlast Covenant Christian 50-46 Friday night in the boys' high school sectional basketball tournament at Speedway. The Cloverdale victory came thanks to excellent free throw shooting in the fourth quarter...
Featured Athlete of the Week: K.J. Coleman, Basketball Cloverdale High School
K.J. Coleman is a senior basketball player at Cloverdale High School. He was born on March 15, 1997 to Damon Coleman and Kristie Schwert-Coleman. He also has a 21-year-old sister named Jasmine. Coleman's favorite movie is "Friday" and his favorite television show is "Family Guy." He enjoys reading Sports Illustrated magazine and his favorite food is steak...
Cloverdale beats South Putnam in first round of IHSAA tourney
The Speedway sectional pitted two Putnam County rivals against each other when Cloverdale took on South Putnam in a rematch of the late-January Cloverdale win. Though the Eagles showed their hear and hustle, Cloverdale won easily 79-32. Cloverdale took control early and mached the hustle plays of the Eagles all game...
GHS boys fall in sectional
DANVILLE -- When the Greencastle High School boys' basketball team last faced Danville the Tiger Cubs went back-and-forth with the Warriors in a one-point loss. In the sectional rematch Tuesday it was a different story. Danville jumped to an early lead and ended the Greencastle season, 63-36...
Cougar boys play well in sectional loss
SPEEDWAY--Tuesday night began the Indiana boys' basketball tournament that will eventually lead to four games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for four state championships. It all started with the first round of sectionals at various sites. Speedway High School is hostins of Sectional 44 and Tuesday's lone game was held between the North Putnam Cougars and the Monrovia Bulldogs. North Putnam's young team saw its season come to an end, losing 63-43...
Cougars, Tiger Cubs bow out on opening night of sectional
The boys' basketball seasons for North Putnam and Greencastle ended Tuesday night, with both teams losing their respective sectional openers. In Class 2A Sectional 44 action at Speedway High School, the Cougars fell to Monrovia 63-43. The Cougars finish the season 3-19...
Boys' sectional draw: GHS plays Danville with Clovers, Eagles rematch
The 2015 boys' basketball IHSAA state tournament draw took place Sunday and it pits Cloverdale and South Putnam against each other in the first round of the Speedway sectional on Wednesday, March 4. Playing after Speedway and Covenant Christian, Cloverdale will be looking to complete the three-game sweep of the Eagles (3-17, 1-5 WCC), having beaten them decisively in their previous two meetings...
Cloverdale seventh-grade girls team wins South Putnam Tournament
The seventh-grade Cloverdale girls' basketball team pushed its record to 8-0 on the season after a successful outing at the South Putnam Tournament. The Lady Clovers first defeated Clay City 42-14 and then beat North Putnam 43-24 for the tournament championship...