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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

High School Sports

Greencastle sweeps Putnam County track meet titles (05/04/16)
Greencastle swept the Putnam County track meet titles at South Putnam on Monday evening, winning the girls' event by a wide margin and edging out Cloverdale to take the boys' title. In the girls' meet, the Tiger Cubs amassed 118 team points to outdistance runnerup North Putnam's 51...
Knights edge Tiger Cubs in battle of wounded (05/04/16)
BRAZIL -- Tuesday marked the fourth conference game out of five for both Greencastle and Northview as the Western Indiana Conference slate nears its conclusion. Both teams entered play with banged-up lineups, but it was Northview that got the most bang out of its offense in an 8-6 victory...
NP, Greencastle golfers win; set to battle today (05/04/16)
Austin Judy and Logan Grim each shot a 39 to lead the North Putnam boys' golf team to a win over Covington and Fountain Central on Monday to improve to 7-1 on the season. "I was real proud of our guys," NP coach Shawn Alspaugh said, noting that his team shot its best score of the year. "I felt like we did a much better job of taking advantage of the course, and actually converting scoring opportunities into some low scores. "...
Buis medalist with 37 as Tiger Cubs triumph (05/01/16)
Rain shortened the Greencastle Invitational boys' golf tournament on Saturday, but the host Tiger Cubs played well despite the poor weather conditions and finished first in the four-team event. Jake Buis was the medalist for the meet with a 37, followed by Jake Bennett in third with a 41...
Improving Eagles play West Vigo tough before falling 3-1 in WIC (04/30/16)
If you are a baseball fan who likes pitching duels and top-flight defense, you certainly would have enjoyed the Western Indiana Conference high school game between the South Putnam Eagles and the West Vigo Vikings on Friday night at South Putnam. The Eagles lost a tough one to the Vikings, 3-1, and are now 4-9 on the season and 0-2 in the conference...
Balanced SP beats Monrovia; Kaeff, Edwards pace Clovers (04/29/16)
The South Putnam boys' track team won both relay events and got individual firsts from six different athletes in defeating Monrovia 69-63 on Thursday evening. Logan Vandermark won both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races for the Eagles, while other firsts came from Timmy Parker in the 100, Michael Crossman in the 800, Joe Masters in the discus, Christian Zeffel in the high jump and Jacob Lorimer in the pole vault...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Sam Atwood, Track and Field Cloverdale (04/29/16)
Sam Atwood was born on Sept., 23, 1997. Her parents are Scott and Debbie Atwood. She enjoys eating dulce de leche cookies that her Area 30 Class made, and her favorite TV show is "Chopped." Her favorite class in school is "any math class." She set a school record recently in the pole vault with a leap of 10-6...
Duff thankful for opportunity as NP coach (04/29/16)
By Joey Bennett Sports Editor The North Putnam girls' basketball program has changed coaches four times in the last five years, and predictably has not flourished on the court during those constant transitions. Jarrod Duff has been a varsity coach at two of Putnam County's other three high schools, and with his recent hiring as the fifth Cougars' head coach in the last six years he is looking to bring stability to the NP program that he hopes will also bring success...
Tiger Cub golfers win pair (04/29/16)
Greencastle got a 37 from medalist Jake Bennett to help record a 160-187 win over Cloverdale on Thursday in boys' high school golf action at Windy Hill. Jake Buis added a 38 for the Tiger Cubs, while Zach Nichols paced Cloverdale with a 45. "Both Jake Bennett and Jake Buis had excellent scores on a very wet course that made the course play long," Greencastle coach Steve Paquin said. "Jaxon Parmley continues to lower his scores and count in the scoring column...
Foster homers as Tiger Cubs fall, 11-3 (04/29/16)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs hosted Western Indiana Conference rival Sullivan in high school softball Thursday night, jumping out to an early 2-0 lead before the Golden Arrows broke open a tight game in the fifth inning to finish with an 11-3 victory...
Prep roundup: NP golfers win Southmont tourney, defeat Clovers (04/26/16)
CRAWFORDSVILLE --The North Putnam golf team won the Southmont Invitational on Saturday, beating second-place Crawfordsville by four shots (334-338). Southmont was third at 371, followed by Avon (381), North Montgomery (386), Frankfort (397), Danville (416) and Rockville (453)...
Cougars, SP split diamond doubleheader (04/26/16)
Good pitching has allowed the North Putnam baseball team to win two-thirds of its games so far this season, and the Cougars got a stellar performance from junior Jackson Kendall on Monday evening in a 9-1 win at South Putnam...
Tiger Cubs place fifth in Bob Arnett Invitational at TH South (04/24/16)
ished fifth in the Bob Arnett Invitational tourney on Saturday hosted by Terre Haute South at Rea Park. Jake Bennett shot a 79 to lead the Tiger Cubs, finishing tied for 10th overall. Greencastle coach Steve Paquin notes one specific part of the tourney as keeping his team from finishing higher...
Cougar track teams drop a pair to Athenians (04/22/16)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam track and field teams were each able to pick up a number of wins Thursday evening at Crawfordsville, but it wasn't enough to top the Athenians. The home team swept the co-ed meet by scores of 74-54 for the girls and 72-60 on the boys' side...
Cougars top Quakers in pitchers' duel (04/22/16)
PLAINFIELD -- Jackson Kendall's seventh-inning RBI broke a scoreless tie, as North Putnam defeated Plainfield 1-0 on the baseball diamond Friday night. The Cougars' Brayden White and the Quakers' Ethan Greiner each tossed two-hit complete games, but Greiner took the loss on the late run...
CMS softball teams shut down GMS (04/22/16)
The Cloverdale Middle School softball teams picked up a pair of nice wins over Greencastle on Thursday. The seventh-grade Clovers shut out the Tiger Cubs 13-0, while the eighth-grade topped Greencastle 15-1. In seventh-grade action, Clover pitchers Phoebe McDonald and Hailey Gardner combined for seven strikeouts...
Eagles top Clay City, Shakamak in boys' track (04/22/16)
JASONVILLE -- The South Putnam boys' track team pulled out a pair of victoris on Tuesday evening at Shakamak. The Eagles totaled 62 points, edging Clay City's 60, with the host Lakers coming third at 33 points. No results were available for the Eagle girls...
CMS boys' basketball players perform well at All-Star game (04/22/16)
Cloverdale Middle School basketball players Mark Gill, Nolan Kelley and Kyle Thomas were selected to play in the Tri-State Middle School All-Star Game on April 17. The boys joined players chosen from all over southern Indiana and Illinois and northern Kentucky, but were able to play together on the victorious South team...
Tiger Cub golfers post win over Southmont (04/22/16)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle High School boys' golf team posted a 165-173 win over Southmont High School on Wednesday. Blaise Hasty posted the best score for GHS at 40, followed by Jake Buis and Jake Bennett at 41 and Jaxon Parmley at 43. Jonah Stevens scored 44 and Josh Bumgardner scored 63...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Daniel Wilson, Baseball Greencastle High School (04/22/16)
Daniel Wilson was born on May 9, 1997. His parents are Paul Ramey and Tonya Wilson. He enjoys steak (cooked medium-well) and watching How I Met Your Mother. In addition to playing baseball for Greencastle, the senior also plays football in the fall...
Seventh-grade Lady Clovers win a pair (04/22/16)
Big offense and strong pitching have led the seventh grade softball team at Clovedale Middle School to a pair of recent victories. Most recently, the Clovers topped Edgewood 15-2 on Tuesday. Phoebe McDonald had a single, double and two RBIs. Emma Haywood had two singles and one RBI, while Ashlynn Basore had a double and two RBIs. Emma Manion posted two singles with three RBIs...
Eighth-grade Lady Clovers win 5-4 over Edgewood (04/22/16)
The Cloverdale eighth-grade softball team edged the Mustangs of Edgewood on Tuesday wint a 5-4 victory. The offense was led by pitcher Maci Couch with a single, a double and a solo home run. Haley Smith also had a double as well as one RBI. Taylor Royse had two singles, while Olivia Johnson posted a big single for one RBI late in the fifth inning to take the lead...
Eagles get WIC, county victory (04/20/16)
By Jay Lockett Sports Editor South Putnam's baseball team was down for most of was down for most of the game with county and WIC division rival Greencastle Tuesday but stayed focused and seven late runs secured the 8-4 win for the Eagles. "We really honestly worked through this seven-inning game as a team," Eagle coach Brady Rhodes said. ...
Clovers win Mustang rematch (04/20/16)
By Gary Hazlett For the Banner Graphic CLOVERDALE -- One of the marks of a good team is the ability to battle back from a poor outing. The Cloverdale Clover girl' softball team did just that on Tuesday evening. The Clovers were beaten on Monday by the Edgewood Mustangs 10-0, but hosted the same team and this time came out on top with a 6-1 victory against the Western Indiana Conference rivals...
GHS softball wins on road (04/20/16)
A Putnam County showdown took place on the softball diamonds Tuesday and Greencastle jumped to a lead after an effective second inning and held onto the lead, winning 7-1 at South Putnam. Greencastle has its first win since the county tournament, after falling to Cascade 11-2. Julia Mundy was the pitcher for GHS Monday and GHS coach Tabitha Briones is optimistic about her pitching duo as the Tiger Cubs continue their stretch of four straight road games...