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Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015

High School Sports

GHS girls' cross country wins Invite (08/30/15)
LAFAYETTE -- Greencastle's cross country team made the trek to Lafayette this weekend for the McCutcheon Maverick Stampede Invitational. While the boys came away with a fourth-place finish scoring 106, the Lady Tiger Cubs took the first-place trophy, scorching the competition with just 47 points...
Lady Tiger Cubs earn third at WIC (08/30/15)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle girls' golf team performed well at Idle Creek in the first conference match of the newly reformed WIC. The Lady Tiger Cubs earned third place, beating Northview by four strokes. "I was really proud of the girls today," GHS coach Robert Hedge said. "They shot a 405, which is 21 strokes below our average. We struggled with putting on the Creek greens, but we hit the ball very well."...
Cougars get third win of volleyball season (08/30/15)
NASHVILLE -- The North Putnam volleyball team earned its third win of the season earlier this week when the Cougars took on Turkey Run. North Putnam swept the Warriors 25-8, 25-14, 25-19 showing more and more guts as the match progressed. "This was a great team effort and home court win tonight. The crowd was so loud and helped our team keep the momentum," Cougar coach Brandy Dickson said...
Greencastle earns third at WIC (08/30/15)
The Greencastle girls golf team performed well at Idle Creek in the first conference match in the newly reformed WIC. The Lady Tiger Cubs earned third place, beating Northview by four strokes.
South Putnam takes second straight game (08/29/15)
The South Putnam Eagles have won their first two games by a combined score of 88-6, downing visiting Brown County Friday night by a score of 48-0. The home team put up impressive numbers again in week two. Completing five of eight passes for 124 yards was South Putnam senior quarterback Grady McHugh, tossing three touchdowns in the process. ...
Tiger Cubs overpower Clovers, 56-6 (08/29/15)
CLOVERDALE -- It was a tough night for the Cloverdale football faithful when county rival Greencastle came looking for its first win of the season on Friday. The Clovers came out firing early in the game but the Tiger Cubs eventually took control of the contest winning 56-6...
Cougars seize control after halftime, top Mounties 31-21 (08/29/15)
ROACHDALE -- After giving up a heartbreaker of a touchdown to surrender the lead for the second time in the first half Friday, the North Putnam football team needed a change of momentum. They got just what they needed in the form of a three-minute touchdown drive capped by Max Haste's 5-yard touchdown grab with 10 seconds to go in the half. The score gave the Cougars a 17-14 lead at the half...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Lokysa Scheuermann , Golf Greencastle High School (08/27/15)
Lokysa Scheuermann was born to Myrna and Curtis on Dec. 1, 1997. She is the youngest of four siblings. Scheuermann's favorite subject in school is Alegbra and her favorate teacher is Donovan Wheeler. She enjoys reading sci-fi/fantasy books and watching mystery thrillers on television...
Greencastle golf wins at Windy Hill Golf Course (08/27/15)
When the Greencastle girls' golf team took on WIC rival Cascade at home, the sun was shining, the breeze was pleasant and the Tiger Cubs were on their game. In match-play, Greencastle won five of six holes claiming the victory over the Cadets. "We had a really good evening with the match play even though we didn't have total scores," GHS coach Bob Hedge said. ...
Tiger Cub effort falls short (08/27/15)
By Jay Lockett Sports Editor The Greencastle volleyball team played great Wednesday against Sullivan and while the Tiger Cubs pushed the Golden Arrows into extra sets in the third game GHS fell in three games. The Tiger Cubs were coming off a win at Southmont where GHS coach Maggie Walters said the players did some things right in a different style of game...
Match-up of Meyer brothers highlights football week two (08/27/15)
A fledgling family rivalry in a game between two county schools will be in the spotlight when Putnam County schools take to the gridiron again Friday. Week two of high school football features Greencastle visiting Cloverdale, as well as North Putnam at home against Southmont, and South Putnam hosting Brown County. All games kick off at 7 p.m...
Vittetow, McHugh take blue ribbons (08/26/15)
Cool weather at South Putnam welcomed the Eagles' cross country team as they ran with Cloverdale Tuesday. South Putnam took the narrow victory in the boys' meet, earning 27 while the Clovers finished just one point slower with 28. The Cloverdale girls had an incomplete score despite three runners finishing in the top ten...
NPHS, Clovers still trying to get into swing of season (08/26/15)
With just a few days before the new WIC conference girls' golf tournament on Saturday, the Lady Cougars are still struggling to find ways to quickly improve their scores and become more consistent in their game. "The two newest players are gradually improving and are beginning to understand that there is more to golf than just hitting the ball," NPHS coach Linda Patrick said. ...
Greencastle hosting inaugural Run-a-thon (08/26/15)
There are no handouts in the Greencastle High School cross country team. Coach Garry Anderson makes sure of that. While the veteran coach has an excellent rapport with the runners more than 50 years his junior, it's never been because he made it easy on them...
South Putnam tennis team improving as season rolls (08/26/15)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The South Putnam boys' tennis team did not fare too well Tuesday after coming away with a victory Monday. The Eagle tennis team looked good against Sullivan after South Putnam's trip down I-70 for the West Vigo Invite over the weekend...
CHS earns season's first win Monday (08/26/15)
CLOVERDALE -- After some tough WIC matches over the weekend, the Cloverdale volleyball team earned its first win of the season at home against South Vermillion Monday. The Lady Clovers were decisive in their victory, winning in three straight sets, 25-12, 25-23, and 25-12...
Busy day for Putnam volleyball teams (08/23/15)
By Jay Lockett Sports Editor It was a busy day for WIC volleyball teams Saturday as Cloverdale, South Putnam and North Putnam were all active this weekend. The Cloverdale volleyball ball team invited two WIC rivals to the court Saturday as the three teams took part in a day of volleyball...
Eagles thwart Cloverdale at home in opener (08/22/15)
Is it the end of summer, or the beginning of fall? Either way, the South Putnam Eagles and the Cloverdale Clovers battled each other Friday night at South Putnam High School in each school's respective season-opener. South Putnam (1-0, 1-0 WIC) took on the visitors from Cloverdale (0-1, 0-1 WIC), winning in style as the Eagles soared to a 40-6 victory...
North Putnam takes opening win at GHS (08/22/15)
A wild football opening game Friday night turned into a big win for North Putnam when the Cougars visited Greencastle. The Tiger Cubs struck first but North Putnam shut out the Greencastle offense and won 28-7. "For anyone in the first game you'll have first-game jitters," NPHS coach Greg Barrett said. "We had some penalties. Their effort was phenomenal. We just have to make sure to take care of the little things."...
CHS falls to Brown County, Edgewood (08/22/15)
The Cloverdale volleyball ball team invited two WIC rivals to the court Saturday as the three teams took part in a day of volleyball. Cloverdale took on Edgewood first and fell in four games. CHS earned the win in the second match 25-17 but were unable to complete the comeback in the fourth and final game, losing 25-23...
CHS volleyball team struggling early in year (08/22/15)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale volleyball team has struggled in the early part of the season falling in its first two matches. The Clover fell to Danville on Tuesday in three matches. The first two games were won decidedly at 25-12 and 25-13 but CHS did not go down easy in the final match losing 25-18...
Eagle volleyball team lose to Clay City (08/21/15)
South Putnam's volleyball team took a loss Thursday to Clay City who won in three sets 25-12, 25-14 and 25-14. The Eagles will have a chance to bounce back this weekend when they host the Eagle Invite.
Tiger Cubs earn win against Eagles, Warriors (08/21/15)
The Greencastle girls' golf team took on county rival South Putnam as well as Danville Thursday and walked away victorious meeting a score of 213. While South Putnam did not record a score due to an insufficient number of golfers, Danville earned second with 242...
County match ends in draw (08/21/15)
ROACHDALE -- A physical and exciting girls' soccer game with Putnam County rivals Greencastle and North Putnam ended in a 1-1 tie. The anticlimactic finish was in accordance with the new WIC rules in which goals scored are carried throughout the season and the team with the most goals scored in each the eastern and western division compete in the WIC Cross-Over Game for the WIC championship...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Josh Stewart , Tennis South Putnam High School (08/21/15)
Josh Stewart was born on Feb. 11, 1998 to Jill and Coty Stewart. He has one older sister named Jess. Along with tennis, Stewart also plays basketball and baseball. He watches a lot of sports channels on televison and he enjoys chicken nuggets. Stewart's favorite teacher was Anna Nichols and his favorite subject is pyschology...