High School Sports
One last hurrah for many in WVFCA All-Star game
TERRE HAUTE -- Some players in Saturday night's Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star Game at Terre Haute North will be continuing their careers in college this fall, but for the majority of the players this week is the last time they will ever suit up in pads and play in a competitive game...
Rector thrilled with opportunity
Bryce Rector had not yet been a part of the Greencastle High School boys' basketball program for 24 hours yet, but Tuesday evening's meet-and-greet session gave the new Tiger Cub boys' head coach a great first impression. "The fact that you're coming out to something like this shows me the support already that this community gives to its basketball program," said Rector, speaking to approximately 50 parents and players prior to an open gym session. ...
Ben Wells named GHS varsity baseball coach
The Greencastle Community School Corporation Board of Trustees Monday night appointed Ben Wells as varsity baseball coach. Wells has been selected to lead the GHS Tiger Cubs baseball program as the head coach beginning with the spring 2017 season. Wells has been a member of the Greencastle Middle School faculty since 2010 as a social studies teacher...
High school staff, players pass on football knowledge
Fundamentals in any sport are crucial at all levels, from youth leagues to the professional ranks. The Greencastle High School coaching staff and players have spent the past two nights teaching what they know to approximately 70 players from the Greencastle Youth Football League in a camp at the high school field...
Neese's 19 not enough in OT loss
ANDERSON -- Cooper Neese had a much better statistical game on Friday evening in the Class Basketball All-Star Game than he did in the Indiana Junior All-Stars' game against the senior squad earlier this month. But one thing sticks out more to him than anything else...
Summer league champs
Greencastle's varsity girls' basketball team won the South Putnam summer league championship on Thursday night by defeating Northview in the title game...
Greencastle High School football players have been working hard this summer to get ready for the August 19 season opener, when the Tiger Cubs will host Crawfordsville.
Eagles earn all-state honors
Two South Putnam softball players were honored recently by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association for their outstanding play this spring. Recent Eagle graduate Katie Hewitt was named to the Class 2A All-State first team, while freshman catcher Drew Bratcher was named to the third team...
Anderson out at Greencastle after 49-year career
Forty-nine years of coaching high school runners, jumpers and throwers have come to an end for Garry Anderson. Anderson has coached varsity boys' and girls' track and cross country for the past 15 years at Greencastle, the last 14 as head coach, but his coaching contracts were not renewed for the 2016-2017 school year, he said Tuesday evening...
Neese to compete Friday in Class Basketball Games
Cooper Neese of Cloverdale will be competing in the 8th annual 2016 Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic Senior and Junior Games on Friday at Anderson University. Neese will be participating in the Junior Boys game, which tips off Friday at 6:30 p.m. ...
Tiger Cub girls best in WIC all-sports standings
ELLETTSVILLE -- Greencastle High School was honored as the Western Indiana Conference's girls' all-sports awards winner at the conference's banquet on Wednesday night at Edgewood High School. Former Indiana University All-American running back Anthony Thompson was the guest speaker...
Moore scores 30, wins WVOA game honors
TERRE HAUTE -- Neither game was particularly close at Terre Haute North on Saturday night as the Wabash Valley Officials Association hosted a pair of all-star basketball games featuring players from schools as far north as Western Boone all the way down to South Knox...
County grads chosen for WVFCA game
Eleven players and one coach from Putnam County will be participating in the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association's 12th annual All-Star Game on June 25 at Terre Haute North at 7:30 p.m. Greeencastle will be represented by Anthony Rossok and Chase Chew, while North Putnam grads Brayden White, Bobby Scheele, Brad Hodges, Daniel Huffman and Bailey Allen will also be competing...
Neese has fun on cold night
BLOOMINGTON -- Cooper Neese has played in a lot of basketball games in his life, but probably not many in which his team was dominated as badly as it was on Tuesday. Neese was a member of the Indiana Junior All-Stars, a hand-picked team designed to play two exhibition contests against the Indiana All-Stars as preparation for this weekend's two-game series against Kentucky...
Tiger Cubs, Cougars tie for 11th in golf regional
WASHINGTON -- Greencastle and North Putnam concluded their boys' golf seasons on Thursday by tying for 11th place in the Washington Regional played at the Country Oaks Golf Course. Greencastle had 14 penalty strokes and numerous three putts during the round, which coach Steve Paquin said contributed to its 329 score...
Tiger Cubs, Cougars set for regional
Greencastle and North Putnam will be competing in the Washington boys' golf regional on Thursday at the Country Oaks Club, both with hopes of advancing to next week's state finals in Carmel. Greencastle won Friday's Attica sectional with a 324, while Seeger was second with a 330 and North Putnam placed third with a 333...
Snyder paces Clovers in sectional play
MARTINSVILLE -- Cloverdale finished eighth in the boys' golf sectional at Martinsville's Fox Cliff Golf Club on Monday. The Clovers shot a 380, led by an 87 from Chase Snyder. Kylar Galloway added a 90 for the Clovers, while Drew Boyette shot a 97 and Zach Nichols and Zarek Wellington each had a 106...
Future Tiger Cubs
Greencastle Middle School's golf team was undefeated for the second straight season, defeating North Putnam, Crawfordsville Tuttle, Southmont and Monrovia.
Blundell closes out career in 13th
BLOOMINGTON -- Nick Blundell ran like there was no tomorrow to his track career, because there wasn't one. The recent Cloverdale graduate entered Saturday night's Indiana High School Athletic Association's boys' state finals seeded dead last in the 800-meter run among the 27 participants, although just .07 of a second behind No. 26...
Pair of state podiums for Wilson
BLOOMINGTON -- Greencastle freshman standout Emma Wilson completed an excellent year on the track by finishing sixth in both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs on Friday at Indiana University's Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex. Wilson had been seeded eighth in the 1,600, but turned in a time of 4:58.17 to finish two spots higher than her seeding...
Tiger Cub golfers win Attica sectional
ATTICA -- Greencastle got excellent rounds from both its top two scorers and its third and fourth players to regain the sectional championship it surrendered last year, defeating runner-up Seeger by six strokes and defending champ North Putnam by nine shots...
Blundell, Kaeff, Matthews ready for track state
Nick Blundell and Tyler Kaeff will represent Cloverdale in running events at Saturday's Indiana High School Athletic Association boys' track state finals, and J.T. Matthews of Greencastle will compete in the high jump. None of them is a high seed, and they all know that leaving Indiana University's Robert C. Hough Track and Field Complex with a first-place medal is not a realistic goal...
Remsburg resigns as GHS baseball coach
Troy Remsburg has resigned his position as varsity baseball coach at Greencastle High School. Remsburg coached baseball for the Tiger Cubs for 14 years, eight of them as head coach. "His teams won six county championships and three conference championships under his leadership," Greencastle athletic director Greg Hill said in announcing Remsburg's resignation. "We are grateful for the time and effort he has given our program and the sacrifices his family has made during these 14 years."...
Wilson faces tough field today; 'Revamped' 4x400 relay seeking school mark
Today is the day that Emma Wilson's undefeated 2016 track season is put to the test, as the talented Greencastle freshman meets her toughest competition so far in the Indiana High School Athletic Association girls' state finals at Indiana University's Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex...
Cougars hope to repeat sectional golf title today
Sectional golf play starts today at the Harrison Hills Course in Attica for three of the four Putnam county boys' squads, with North Putnam looking to defend its 2015 sectional title. Greencastle, North Putnam and South Putnam will be competing in the 14-team event along with Attica, Covington, Crawfordsville, Fountain Central, North Montgomery, North Vermillion, Rockville, Seeger, South Vermillion, Southmont and Turkey Run ...