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Short-handed Panthers fall to CIC rival Alexandria, Sheridan

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH ELWOOD – Nothing seems to be going right for the Elwood boys basketball team this season and Saturday night’s game here against Sheridan was no exception. The Blackhawks came in with a 2-10 record, making them a prime target for the Panthers to find their second victim of the season. But Sheridan…

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Jones wins all-around Gold in USAG Interstate meet

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –– After not feeling well and skipping practice all week, Elwood’s Chelsea Jones, decided to travel with her mother and coach, Jessica Jones, to compete in the Ozone Gymnastics Invitational here on Saturday and let the chips fall where they may. And the chips ultimately fell her way as she came away with…

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Eagles top Argylls in CIC action

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH FAIRMOUNT – At first glance it might appear that the Frankton Eagles got by conference rival Madison-Grant by the skin of their teeth. But Frankton’s 53-50 win here Friday was really by the skin it had in its defense. The Eagles had a 42-32 lead just before the end of the third…

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Tipton locks in, beats Northwestern 51-40

By MICHELLE GARMON The Tipton High School boys basketball team kept its Hoosier Conference title hopes alive with a 51-40 victory over Northwestern at the Inferno on Friday night. The Blue Devils (10-3) improved to 2-1 in the conference, while the Tigers (3-7) fell to 0-3 in conference play. Western sits atop the East Division…

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Tri-Central comes up short at Rossville, cruises past APA

Tri-Central’s high school boys basketball team started the weekend off on a down note but ended it on an up note. On Friday night, the Trojans dropped a Hoosier Heartland Conference contest at Rossville, 52-37. But the Trojans bounced back on Saturday night and left Anderson Prep Academy with a 67-27 victory over the Jets.…

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Lady Devils roll to 55-16 victory over Eastern

GREENTOWN — Ella Wolfe and Ashlee Schram each scored 18 points to lead Class 2A No. 3 Tipton to a 55-16 victory over Eastern here on Tuesday night. The Lady Devils (16-1) will take a 14-game win streak into Thursday night’s game against No. 10-ranked Frankton (12-4). Tipton will then wrap up divisional play in…

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Tipton pulls away in second half to beat Bethesda Christian 66-50

Tipton had to shake a little rust off in the first quarter of Tuesday night’s varsity boys basketball game against Bethesda Christian and once they got it shaken off, the Blue Devils rolled to 66-50 victory over the Patriots. Tipton handed Bethesda its first loss of the season as the Patriots had won their previous…

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Tipton has 3 champions, places 2nd

Tipton finished second in its own wrestling invitational on Saturday. The Blue Devils did have three individual champions — Eric Grimes, Eli McGuire and Brogan London. Tipton posted a 4-1 record on the day with its only loss coming to Sheridan (48-21). The Blue Devils recorded wins over Carroll (36-24), Northwestern (36-30), Lutheran (36-30) and…

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Lady Devils beat Kings, extend win streak to 13

WALTON — Tipton started off Saturday’s Hoosier Conference East Division contest against Lewis Cass with ice cold shooting. But the defense was solid and once the Class 2A No. 3-ranked Lady Devils started heating up from the field, they rolled to a 58-30 victory over the Kings here. The Lady Devils (15-1, 2-1 HC) did…

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TC routs Sheridan, snaps 3-game skid

By MICHELLE GARMON Tribune Sports Editor SHARPSVILLE –– Tri-Central’s varsity boys basketball team had little trouble taking control of Friday night’s Hoosier Heartland Conference game against Sheridan. The Trojans rode a strong first half to a 79-58 victory over the Blackhawks in the nightcap of the girls-boys doubleheader. The TC girls, however, did not have…

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