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Trojan Basketball On the Air Lorenzo Pettiford and John Harp will provide play-by-play and color commentary on radio station WLTI-AM 1550 on the dial for tonight’s New Castle boys basketball game this  against Anderson in the Fieldhouse. For both games,

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Raider girls roll past Panthers behind Perry's 30 points

From the left, Rachel Krathwohl, Chelsie (Miller) Kilian, and Kathryn Perry stand as 1,000+-point career scorers for girls basketball at Shenandoah High School after Perry reached that milestone during Thursday night’s home game against Knightstown. Perry, a junior who tallied 30 points in the Raiders’ 54-14 win over the Panthers, now sits with 1,028 points and should surpass Kilian’s school record of 1,403 before she graduates in 2021. Krathwohl holds the career record for rebounds with over 700.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MIDDLETOWN — It was a milestone moment Thursday night for junior Kathryn Perry of the Class 2A No. 4 Shenandoah High School girls basketball team against Henry County rival Knightstown. Just 18 seconds into the fi

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No winless girls teams left in Youth Basketball League

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com There are no winless girls teams left after Week 5 of the New Castle Evening Optimist/Henry County YMCA Youth Basketball League. During girls action on Nov. 30, Hubler defeated First Financial Bank 26-21, Jiffy Lube bes

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AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL LEADERS

SCORING Name G Pts. Avg. Kathryn Perry (S) 6 148 24.7 Ally Madden (BR) 6 101 16.8 Erikka Hill (S) 6 89 14.8 Kassidy Oliger (H) 6 75 12.5 Averi Phelps (T) 6 63 10.5 Karsen Morgan (NC) 9 89 9.9 Mallory Cross (BR) 6 57 9.5 Macayla McGowan (NC) 9 85 9.4 Bailey Parham (

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A look back at fall sports and forward to winter

There never seems to be a break in local-sports action at The Courier-Times, and I’m happy about that because one of the joys of this job is to go out and cover, in person, local sporting events. My job as sports editor wouldn’t be nearly as much f

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Sports Briefs

Trojan Basketball On the Air Lorenzo Pettiford and John Harp will provide play-by-play and color commentary on radio station WLTI-AM 1550 on the dial for two New Castle boys basketball games this weekend, tonight’s game at Hamilton Heights and Saturday night&

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BSU volleyball places five people on the Academic All-MAC squad

By BRAD CAUDILL - Ball State Athletics Dept. CLEVELAND — Five members of the Ball State women’s volleyball program were named to the 2019 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team as announced Wednesday (Dec. 4) by the league office. “I am extreme

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Ten basketball games on tap this weekend for local teams

Shenandoah junior Kaden McCollough (22) guards a player from host Daleville during their season-opening MEC boys basketball game Nov. 27. Good defense and good shooting have been staples for the Raiders thus far this season during their 2-0 start.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com This is the first double weekend for a few of the local high school boys basketball teams as action on the hardwood really begins in earnest for them after play started during Thanksgiving week. Seven local boys basketb

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Sports Briefs

Trojan Basketball On the Air Lorenzo Pettiford and John Harp will provide play-by-play and color commentary on radio station WLTI-AM 1550 on the dial for two New Castle boys basketball games this weekend, Friday night’s game at Hamilton Heights and Sat

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Slow start looms large for BSU men in loss to Loyola Chicago

By TYSON MATHEWS - Ball State Athletics Dept. MUNCIE—Visiting Loyola Chicago limited the Ball State men’s basketball team to 18 points in the first half and held off a late Cardinals charge for a 70-58 victory Tuesday night in Worthen Arena. Loyola (5-4

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Lady Tigers swarm past Yellow Jackets

Players, managers, and coaches of the Hagerstown High School girls basketball team have a pre-game prayer at center court of Robert E. Clark Gymnasium before Tuesday night's game against visiting Morristown. The prayer was for a Tiger teammate who suffered a stroke Sunday and is hospitalized in a coma. Hagerstown won the game 46-34.

By DAN HARNEY - For The Courier-Times HAGERSTOWN—The Lady Jackets of Morristown traveled to Hagerstown Tuesday night to challenge the Hagerstown Lady Tigers in high school girls basketball action. Morristown Head Coach Rachel Kleine, in her third season at th

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Trojans' inspired effort falls short against Dragons

New Castle senior Cloie York (3) dribbles the ball on the perimeter against the defense of New Palestine freshman Isabella Gizzi (11) during the first half of Tuesday night's HHC girls basketball game in the Fiieldhouse. York had one of her best games of the season with team highs of 15 points and seven rebounds while Gizzi had 15 points and five boards for the Dragons. New Pal defeated the host Trojans 63-49.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com The difference between Saturday and Tuesday was like night and day for the New Castle High School girls basketball team. Three days after being drubbed 97-32 by Class 3A No. 7 Winchester in their own New Castle Shootout

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Four Football Cardinals Named First Team All-MAC

By MICHAEL CLARK - Ball State Athletics Dept. CLEVELAND, Ohio – Two Ball State offensive players and two defensive players were tabbed to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team the league announced Wednesday morning. Those standouts were offensive lineman

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Sports Briefs

Today’s Sports Events None scheduled Thursday’s Sports Events Girls Basketball: Hagerstown at Cowan 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: Knightstown at Shenandoah 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: New Castle at Jay County 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: Liberty Christian

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Trojan freshmen boys basketball falls to Indians in season opener

New Castle’s Connor Daffron (10) guards Anderson’s Darius Miles (2) on the perimeter as the Indians’ Kobe Watson (23) calls for the ball during Monday night’s season-opening freshman boys basketball game in the Fieldhouse. Visiting Anderson jumped out to a 15-2 lead in the first quarter and Watson had game highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds as the Indians defeated the host Trojans 53-35.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com The New Castle High School freshman boys basketball team opened its season against an athletic Anderson squad Monday night in the Fieldhouse and came out on the short end of a 53-35 result. To be fair to the Trojans, th

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Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame announces 59th men's induction class

By INDIANA BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME Encompassing success on the Indiana basketball landscape including high school state-championship players and coaches, a Mr. Basketball, Indiana All-Stars, All-Americans, professional careers, more than 2,800 coaching wins and out

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Jeffries wins Pigskin Picks contest

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com Jim Jeffries, a Henry County resident and an elementary school teacher for Richmond Community Schools, is the winner of the 5th annual Riz’s Pigskin Picks contest which concluded this past Saturday. In Week 15, C-

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Woodmen hold Trojans under 35 points in loss

New Castle’s William Grieser (11) guards visiting Greenwood’s Spencer Aaron (24) on the perimeter during Friday night’s boys basketball game in the Fieldhouse. Grieser scored eight points for the Trojans but Aaron tallied 15 points for the Woodmen as they rolled to a 46-34 win.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com What a difference three days and a different opponent make! After the New Castle boys basketball team hosted Class 2A Winchester and throttled the Golden Falcons Tuesday night, the Trojans hosted Class 4A Greenwood Frid

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Sports Briefs

Correction In the article about the C-T All-Area Volleyball team which appeared in the Nov. 23-24 edition of the newspaper, it stated that Shenandoah senior Kamryn Buck, who was named to the First Team, would be playing softball for Anderson University beginning in

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Raiders rally to defeat Frankton in NC Shootout

From the left, Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Executive Director Chris May presents a $1,000 check to Shenandoah’s Erikka Hill as Indiana HOF President Jerry Pearson and SHS Athletic Director Todd Salksoski are present for the event before the first game of Saturday’s New Castle Shootout for girls basketball in the Fieldhouse. The money is for Hill and her family to recover from a house fire that occurred in early November.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com Junior Kathryn Perry of the Class 2A No. 6 Shenandoah High School girls basketball team often is the smallest player in stature when the Raiders take the court, but frequently is one of the best, if not the best, in abi

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Golden Falcons romp past host Trojans in NC Shootout

New Castle’s Cloie York (right) takes off down the floor after a steal with a player from Winchester in hot pursuit during Saturday’s final girls basketball game of the New Castle Shootout in the Fieldhouse. This was one of the few bright spots for the host Trojans in their 97-32 loss to the Golden Falcons.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com The Class 3A No. 10 Winchester High School girls basketball team certainly made its case for being one of the state’s best teams in 3A this season. The Golden Falcons, the Class 2A state runner-up in 2017 and 2018

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