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Titans top Vikings for third straight win

Blue River Valley pitcher Makayla Franklin goes into her wind-up as Tri's Kennedy Peggs (7) gets ready to move forward from second base in the top of the third inning during Thursday evening's softball game at Tri. It was a home game for the Vikings, but Peggs and her teammates had most of the fun as the Titans won 27-2 in five innings.

By RON GREESON - For The Courier-Times LEWISVILLE – For Tri’s Class A No. 3 softball Lady Titans, it was another night of winning domination. Tri exploded offensively in the top of the first inning Thursday night and never looked back in posting a run-r

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Panther girls and boys win quadrangular meet

Girls from Shenandoah and host Knightstown line up to start the 800 run during Thursday evening's track & field meet at Don Willard Field. The Panthers finished first in the quadrangular meet with 96 points and the Raiders were a close second with 87 points.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com Sports editor's note: Thursday evening's quadrangular track & field meet at Knightstown was for both girls and boys. However, since no one forwarded results of the boys side of the meet to The Courier-Times befor

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Trojans' Bumbalough named to IBCA/Subway Senior 'Supreme 15' Team

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com INDIANAPOLIS – New Castle High School senior boys basketball player Luke Bumbalough received another high honor Thursday as he was named to the 2019 IBCA/Subway Senior All-State “Supreme 15 Team. Bumbalough&

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Ball State softball opens MAC play with win over Akron

By BRAD CAUDILL of the BSU Athletic Dept. MUNCIE - Led by a five-RBI day from sophomore third baseman Stacy Payton, the Ball State softball team opened Mid-American Conference play with a 14-6 (6) victory over Akron Friday afternoon at the Softball Complex at First

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FINAL AREA BOYS BASKETBALL STATISTICS

Titans shut out Cardinals for second win

Tri’s Taylor Craft (11) swings at a pitch that settles into the glove of Randolph Southern catcher Libby Dalzell (33) during Monday’s softball game at Tri. Wednesday evening in Richmond, Craft had two hits in the same inning when the visiting Titans scored eight runs in the top of the third against Seton Catholic, and Tri posted a 14-0 victory in five innings over the Cardinals.

C-T STAFF REPORT RICHMOND — Tri High School softball team raised its record to 2-0 with a 14-0 win over Seton Catholic Wednesday evening in a game that lasted just five innings under the 10-run rule. The Titans’ Chloe Gentry got the win in the circle, a

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Trojans' Tabor, Bumbalough named Academic All-State

New Castle senior Cameron Tabor has been named 2019 First-Team Academic All-State by the IBCA. Already this year, Tabor also has been named to the 2019 IBCA/Subway Senior All-State “Supreme 15” Team and to the IndyStar Indiana Senior Girls All-Star Team, which will play two games against the Kentucky All-Stars in early June.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com INDIANAPOLIS — New Castle High School senior basketball players Cameron Tabor and Luke Bumbalough have been named First-Team Academic All-State for the 2018-19 season by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association

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Basketball Hall of Fame Holds Open House Wednesday

Several visitors showed up for Wednesday’s open house at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum in New Castle at which members of the men’s induction class for 2019 were introduced. Formal induction took place at the banquet held Wednesday night in Indianapolis.

Basketball Hall of Fame Holds Open House Wednesday

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Sports Briefs

Trojan Softball Opener Postponed Because of wet grounds, Thursday’s Union County at New Castle season-opening softball game at Baker Park was postponed. No make-up date for it has yet been set. Today’s Sports Events Softball: Seton Catholic at Blue Rive

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Trojans' Maddy Gets All-Academic Recognition

New Castle High School senior gymnast Sarah Maddy was named Academic All-Conference by the Hoosier Heritage Conference and Academic All-State by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association (ICGSA) for the 2019 season. Maddy received the awards at the team’s banquet and recognition program Wednesday night. Maddy also has been a Trojan varsity cheerleader for the past two years.

Trojans’ Maddy Gets All-Academic Recognition

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2019 Boys Junior All-Stars named

By PAT McKEE of the IBCA INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-four players have been selected for the IndyStar Indiana boys Junior All-Stars for 2019. There are four groups of six players each—six in the Core Group, six in the Red Group, six in the White Group and six

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Trojans' Chesher signs to play football for Franklin College

New Castle senior Triston Chesher stretches to grab a pass from quarterback Drew Barber during last season's football game against Delta at Neal Field. Monday night in the Fieldhouse, Chesher inked a letter of intent to play football for Franklin College beginningin the fall.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com Another New Castle High School player has decided to join the Franklin College football family. That was made official Monday night in the Fieldhouse when senior Tristan Chesher inked a letter of intent to play football

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Vikings, Titans, and Rockets open 2019 track season

Blue River Valley’s Lexi Whitinger runs around the track in the girls 1600 race during Tuesday evening’s three-way track & field meet at Blue River Valley High School. Whitinger won the event with a time of 6:30.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MOUNT SUMMIT—Temperatures were in the mid-40s but at least skies were sunny when Tri, Union (Modoc), and host Blue River Valley High Schools opened their outdoor track & field seasons Tuesday evening. On the g

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Sports Briefs

Today’s Sports Events Softball: Tri at Blue River Valley 4:45 p.m. Softball: Knightstown at Blackford (scrimmage) 5 p.m. Softball: Union County at New Castle 5 p.m. Track & Field: Shenandoah, Indiana Math & Science, and Randolph Southern at Knightstow

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Softball Titans defeat Rebels in season opener

Tri’s Zoie Prince stands on first base after singling in a run against Randolph Southern in the bottom of the third inning of Monday evening’s season-opening softball game at Tri. Prince went 3-for-3 on the day with a pair of RBI as the Titans defeated the visiting Rebels 9-3.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com LEWISVILLE—The Class A No. 3 Tri High School softball team opened the 2019 season Monday evening against visiting Randolph Southern with a lot of new faces in the starting lineup. But the outcome was much the same

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Sports Briefs

Today’s Sports Events Softball: Tri at Seton Catholic 5 p.m. Thursday’s Sports Events Softball: Tri at Blue River Valley 4:45 p.m. Softball: Knightstown at Blackford (scrimmage) 5 p.m. Softball: Union County at New Castle 5 p.m. Track & Field: Shena

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Raiders had great season despite falling short of ultimate goal

The Linton-Stockton High School student section is decked out in camoflage T-shirts and gear as it cheers on the Miners against Shenandoah during Saturday afternoon’s Class 2A boys basketball southern semi-state championship game at Seymour High School. Linton-Stockton won 73-56.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com I was hoping I would get to cover the Shenandoah High School boys basketball team in the Class 2A state championship game this Saturday in Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, but it was not to be. As most of you kn

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Raiders fall to hot-shooting Miners in Class 2A southern semi-state

Shenandoah's Peyton Starks (11) and Jackson Campbell (5) plus Linton-Stockton's Samuel Robbins (33) get ready to go up for a rebound as the Miners' Evan Slover (10) and Kip Fougerousse (11) watch during Saturday afternoon's Class 2A boys basketball southern semi-state championship game at Seymour High School. Robbins had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds for Linton-Stockton while Starks had 10 points and four rebounds for the Raiders. The Miners won 73-56.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com SEYMOUR - Class 2A No. 7 Linton-Stockton and No. 2 Shenandoah had four players apiece score in double figures during Saturday afternoon's Class 2A southern semi-state championship game at Seymour High School. But the to

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Sports Briefs

Today's Sports Events Baseball: Heritage Christian at Knightstown (scrimmage) 5:30 p.m. Track & Field: Tri and Union (Modoc) at Blue River Valley 4:30 p.m. Wednesday's Sports Events Softball: Tri at Seton Catholic 5 p.m.

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Tiger boys and girls ready for another successful track & field season

By KENT GRAY of HHS and C-T STAFF REPORT - HAGERSTOWN - The Hagerstown High School boys and girls track & field teams have been quite successful the past several years under the guidance of Head Coach Kent Gray, and things shouldn't be much different during t

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Ball State defeats Penn State in volleyball

By TYLER ROPER of the BSU Athletic Dept. - MUNCIE – The Ball State University men's volleyball team honored its four seniors prior to Saturday's match, then defeated Penn State, 3-1, behind 21 kills from Matt Szews and a late flurry of points from freshman

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