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Missed opportunities doom Frankton in regional loss

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH Elwood Call-Leader FRANKTON – Frankton’s softball season came to a disappointing close in the Class 2A regional here Tuesday as the Eagles left five runners on base in the final two innings. Madison-Grant claimed the title with a 5-3 victory and will play Eastside — a 1-0 winner over Westview — at…

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Tri-Central falls to Cowan in softball sectional championship

By MICHELLE GARMON DALEVILLE — Cowan executed the short game well in Saturday’s championship game of the Class A Daleville Sectional. As a result, the 16th-ranked Blackhawks defeated Tri-Central 8-2 and earned a trip to Tuesday’s one-game regional. “I am really proud of how we played,” Tri-Central coach Lindsey Sorensen said. “This team grew so…

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Frankton repeats as softball sectional champion

LAPEL — Senior hurler Addy Coppess pitched a three-hitter and Frankton shut out Elwood 8-0 to repeat as champions of Class 2A Sectional 40 here on Friday night. Coppess struck out 10 and walked three. She also had a two-run single in the seventh inning. The Eagles advance to Tuesday’s one-game regional and will host…

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Tipton’s Long runs to regional championship

GOSHEN — Tipton’s Evan Long won the 1,600-meter run at Thursday night’s Goshen Boys Track & Field Regional. Long completed the four-lap circuit in 4:20.21 and earned himself a trip to next Saturday’s IHSAA State Finals at Indiana University. Long finished 10 seconds ahead of the competition to win last Thursday’s Kokomo Sectional. The race…

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Alexander powers Frankton over Winchester

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH Elwood Call-Leader LAPEL — Frankton advanced through the first round of the Class 2A Lapel Softball Sectional with an 8-3 victory over Winchester. The main thrust of the offense came from a familiar source. Junior shortstop Makena Alexander had two triples and a home run as part of an 11-hit attack against…

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Tipton’s Campbell advances to state; Frankton’s Duncan places 4th

When their events had finished, Tipton’s Ceah Campbell and Frankton’s Sydney Duncan were within a couple of inches of advancing to next Friday’s Indiana High School Girls State Track & Field Championships at Indiana University. Campbell, however, found out Wednesday morning she would be heading to Bloomington next week. Campbell placed fourth in the long…

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Coan fires 1-hitter; Eastern shuts out Tipton 7-0

CONVERSE — A masterful pitching performance by Eastern freshman Macy Coan ended Tipton’s varsity softball season here Tuesday night. Coan tossed a one-hitter and struck out 13 as the Comets shut out the Blue Devils 7-0 in the first round of the Class 2A Oak Hill Sectional. Tipton freshman Lacey Bitner was all that stood…

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Tipton’s Campbell advances to state; Frankton’s Duncan places 4th

When their events had finished, Tipton’s Ceah Campbell and Frankton’s Sydney Duncan were within a couple of inches of advancing to next Friday’s Indiana High School Girls State Track & Field Championships at Indiana University. Campbell, however, found out Wednesday morning she would be heading to Bloomington next week. Campbell placed fourth in the long…

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