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Raiders win 3-way meet against Tigers and Vikings

Shenandoah's Katie Craig sinks a putt during Monday evening's three-way girls golf meet against Alexandria and Blue River Valley at Tri-County Golf Club. Craig shot a 45 to be medalist as the host Raiders won the meet with a team score of 217.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MIDDLETOWN – The Shenandoah High School girls golf team hosted Blue River Valley and Alexandria Monday evening at Tri-County Golf Club and the hosts finished in first place in the 3-way meet. The Raiders had

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Sports Briefs

Knightstown's Trinidie Newby (12) skies for a block attempt as teammate Gwen Dyer (11) watches during Monday evening's volleyball match against host South Decatur. The visiting Panthers swept past the Cougars in three sets.

Trojan Booster Club Tailgate Party The Trojan Booster Club will be hosting the annual Trojan Booster Club Tailgate Party Friday, Aug. 23 prior to the home football game against Franklin County. The tailgate party will be held at the new shelter on the southe

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Titans fall to Broncos on the road

Tri's Bayleigh Appleby sets the ball for a teammate during Monday night's volleyball match against host Daleville. The Titans lost in three sets.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com DALEVILLE – The Tri High School volleyball team ventured to southwestern Delaware County Monday evening to face host Daleville. The Titans fell behind in every set, forcing them to play catch-up, and lost to

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Sports editor’s note: Photos from Friday night’s high school football scrimmages will be in Wednesday’s edition of The Courier-Times. Correction A story in the Friday, Aug. 16 edition of the C-T about Blue River Valley volleyball’s sc

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3A No. 1 Owls give 2A No. 3 Tigers a rude awakening

Hagerstown senior Jessica Swimm skies for a kill attempt during Saturday afternoon’s volleyball match against visiting Muncie Burris. Swimm recorded 10 kills for the Class 2A No. 3 Tigers, but the Class 3A No. 1 Owls won the match in three sets.

By DAN HARNEY - For The Courier-Times HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown High School volleyball Head Coach Brian Dale, who has a remarkable won-loss record over the years, decided to go looking for trouble this season. Dale’s Lady Tigers advanced to the ̶

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Panther girls rally after lightning delay to tie Pirates

Knightstown’s Brachelle Wisner (22) attempts a free kick during the first half of Saturday afternoon’s girls soccer game against visiting Greensburg. Wisner’s second-half goal off another free kick tied the game, and the contest ended in a 2-2 tie.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com KNIGHTSTOWN — The Knightstown High School girls soccer team hosted larger-school Greensburg Saturday afternoon on Don Willard Field to open the 2019 regular season. It took the host Panthers over 73 minutes o

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Sports Briefs

Hole-In-One At Westwood Golf Club Thursday, Randy Tanner shot his first-ever hole-in-one on hole No. 6 from 116 yards away using a pitching wedge. Witnessing the event were George Wortley, Greg Weitzel, Frank Bowlings, and Steve Hinton. Girls Golf Eastern Hancock 2

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Trojan girls fall to talented Franklin County squad

Faith Firle of the New Castle High School girls golf team putts the ball toward the cup on hole No. 6 during Thursday evening’s match against visiting Franklin County at Westwood Golf Club. Firle carded a 53 during the Trojans’ 177-211 loss to the Wildcats.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com Since meeting on Labor Day as originally scheduled was not a desirable option, the New Castle and Franklin County High School girls golf teams moved up their scheduled match from Sept. 2 to Thursday evening at Westwood

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Tigers defeat Raiders and Panthers at Tri-County GC

Knightstown left-hander Makenzie DeWeese is in the process of driving the ball from the tee toward hole No. 6 during Thursday evening’s girls golf meet against Hagerstown and host Shenandoah at Tri-County Golf Club. DeWeese shot a 56 and the Panthers finished third in the meet.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MIDDLETOWN — Three of our six local high school girls golf teams converged on Tri-County Golf Club Thursday evening for a three-way meet under sunny skies and very warm temperatures. Shenandoah hosted Hagerstown a

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One new addition and some returning features for fall sports in the C-T paper

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com First of all, I’d like to thank you readers for taking time to read The Courier-Times. Without you, I’d be out of a job, which is bad because I enjoy working and providing local sports coverage for you to re

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Trojans top Raiders by 18 strokes at Tri-County GC

Katie Craig, No. 1 golfer for the Shenandoah High School girls golf team, sinks a putt on hole No. 5 during Wednesday evening’s match against visiting New Castle at Tri-County Golf Club. Craig was medalist of the meet with a 45, but the Trojans won the match over the Raiders 210-228.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MIDDLETOWN — The New Castle and host Shenandoah High School girls golf teams faced each other Wednesday evening on the links at Tri-County Golf Club east of Middletown. The Trojans continued their pattern of impro

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Vikings scrimmage Elwood to prepare for volleyball season

Blue River Valley junior Angelina Grasse (2) sets the ball for a teammate as players from visiting Elwood watch during Wednesday evening’s volleyball scrimmage in Shelton Gymnasium.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com MOUNT SUMMIT—After finally winning another sectional championship in 2018 after more than 30 years years of trying, the Blue River Valley High School volleyball team would like to keep that streak going by winning

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Raiders second, Titans third in 3-way golf meet

Shenandoah’s Kathryn Perry (front) putts the ball toward the cup as Daleville’s Willoe Cunnington holds the flag during Tuesday’s three-way girls meet against host Tri at Memorial Park Golf Course. Perry shot a 62 for the second-place Raiders while Cunnington had the second-best score, a 47.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com The Shenandoah and Tri High School girls golf teams got their regular seasons underway Tuesday evening in a three-way meet hosted by the Titans at Memorial Park Golf Course north of New Castle. The other team in the mee

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Five local teams in football scrimmages Friday

Derek Amonett (25) eludes the block of Trenton Round (56) to pressure quarterback William Grieser (1) who flings a pass down the field during last Friday evening’s New Castle Football Green & White Night at Neal Field, The Trojans will travel to Lawrenceburg Friday for a scrimmage with the Tigers while the other four local area football teams also are involved in scrimmages on the same night.

By DAVID RISLEY - drisley@thecouriertimes.com It’s getting closer. The start of the high school football regular season is just eight days away and our five local teams will have their final tune-ups against another opponent Friday as all are involved in cont

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