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Trojans lose players to injuries, game to Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Tri-Central not only lost its Hoosier Heartland Conference opener to Sheridan, 54-7, here on Friday night, the Trojans also lost a pair of players to injuries. Senior two-way starter Gabe Fowler suffered a dislocated shoulder in the second quarter and sophomore defensive back Jaiton Archer to a leg injury in the third quarter.…

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Carter scores 4 TDs in Tipton’s 34-21 win at Twin Lakes

MONTICELLO — Eli Carter ran for nearly 300 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Tipton to a 34-21 victory over Twin Lakes in Friday night’s high school football game here. The Blue Devil senior running back carried the ball 31 times for 285 yards and three touchdowns. He also had a five-yard TD reception…

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Eagles get good grade in character test

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH Elwood Call-Leader DALEVILLE — These are the times that try coaches’ souls. For the second straight match, the Class 3A No.2-ranked Frankton volleyball team had to come out of an 1-2 hole and for the second straight time, it did that to remain unbeaten. On Thursday, the test was against Daleville and…

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THS runners turn in season-best performances; Smith leads Frankton runners

UPLAND — The Tipton High School cross country runners turned in strong performances at Saturday’s Taylor University sponsored meet. Seven of the eight Blue Devil runners that participated turned in season-best times and five of those season-best times also were personal-bests. Frankton, meanwhile, had just five runners – two in the boys race and three…

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Trojans go 3-0 at 4-team Southern Wells Invite

PINETO — Tri-Central’s varsity volleyball team swept its way to winning the four-team Southern Wells Invitational here on Saturday. The Trojans whipped Hamilton 25-6, 25-5, downed Tri 25-6, 25-20 and upended the host Raiders 25-16, 25-12 and left with a 5-2 overall record. “I thought we came out with a lot of energy and focus,”…

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Tipton volleyball loses to Madison-Grant

After starting the season with four straight victories, the Tipton High School volleyball team has dropped three straight closely contested matches. The Blue Devils’ latest loss was a 3-1 setback to Madison-Grant in Thursday’s home opener. The Argylls won the first set 25-22. Tipton came back to take the second set 25-16 but M-G eked…

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Tri-Central shuts out Wes-Del 34-0

SHARPSVILLE — Tri-Central’s varsity football team made an about face as the Trojans rebounded from a 48-7 season-opening loss at Madison-Grant with a 34-0 spanking of Wes-Del in Friday’s home opener. “We were a totally different team,” Tri-Central coach Shane Arnold said. “I knew we would be after the week of practice we had. We…

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Blue Devils blitz Panthers

By MICHELLE GARMON ELWOOD — Tipton had too many weapons for Elwood as the Blue Devils rolled to a 69-14 victory over the Panthers here on Friday night. Senior Eli Carter set the stage by returning the opening kickoff 78 yards for a Tipton touchdown just 14 seconds into the contest. Dakota Foerg then kicked…

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Tipton girls, boys soccer teams sweep Delphi

DELPHI — The Tipton High School girls soccer team rolled to a second straight victory, while the Blue Devil boys picked up their first win of the season here on Tuesday night. Junior Kaiya Money scored five goals and two assists to lead the Lady Blue Devils’ 9-0 rout over Delphi in a match that…

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Huskies out dual Lady Devils in 4 sets

ARCADIA — One might expect two rivals to engage in a tough-as-nails, back-and-forth dual when they take to the volleyball court, and that’s what happened in Tuesday’s varsity matchup between two Hoosier Conference divisional rivals. Nearly two hours after the match started, Hamilton Heights prevailed over Tipton in four sets, winning 25-20, 28-26, 21-25, 25-19.…

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