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Strong pitching, patience boost Knights

The Northeastern Knights, a 20-game winner last season, served notice on Tuesday, March 26, that they will be a team to contend with again this season, by run-ruling a good Tri-Village team 11-1 in five innings. Three Knight pitchers combined to strike out 11 Patriots, while the Knight offense slowly built a 3-1 advantage before […]

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Tigers’ 8-run 6th stuns Spartans

The Hagerstown Tigers, ranked fifth in the 2A state poll, struggled at the plate in their first two games. The struggle continued through the first five innings of their home game against Connersville, played on Friday, March 29. The Tigers’ bats finally came alive in the bottom of the sixth inning. Will Combs led off […]

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Red Devil makes Junior All-Stars, plays Kentucky  

Richmond junior Cedric Horton has been named to the Indiana Junior All-Star basketball team. Horton will be a member of the red team that will also include Michael Cooper (Jeffersonville HS), Julius Gizzi (New Palestine HS), JonAnthony Hall (Fishers HS), Tre Singleton (Jeffersonville HS) and Shane Sims (Evansville Harrison HS). The core team includes Mark […]

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Eagles win high-scoring season-opener

Cambridge City Lincoln opened regular-season play on Friday, March 29, with a road trip to the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University to face the Taylor Titans from Kokomo. The two teams typically would not play each other, but the game, played on neutral field, was scheduled because Taylor coach Matt Brankle was formerly the coach […]

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Special Olympics team wins state championship

Head coach Rick Moore guided the Wayne County Special Olympics basketball team to the state championship in Division 3C on Sunday, March 24, defeating the Clinton County Wildcats by the score of 24-18 in the title game.   The Wayne County Special Olympics team also includes players from Fayette and Union counties. In individual competition […]

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Devils rebound to beat Wapahani 

After losing their first two games of the season, the Richmond Red Devils defeated perennial power Wapahani on Friday, March 29, on the Raider field. The Red Devils never trailed, scoring two runs in the first inning and adding three more in the top of the third. The ‘Devils played error-free baseball and collected seven […]

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Tigers survive Red Devils 5-3

In what might have been the most bizarre game of this season, or any season, the Hagerstown Tigers defeated the Richmond Red Devils 5-3 in a game played on Lloyd Michael Field on Thursday, March 28. Richmond only had two hits, a third-inning double from Trey Pipenger and a fifth-inning single from Casey Blevins, but […]

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Heather Crull wins junior national title

Northeastern High School junior Heather Crull (Northeastern Wrestling Club) won by decision over Makenzie Smith (Maurer Coughlin Wrestling Club) 7-2 in the 105-pound finals of the junior girls division at the 2024 Air Force Special Warfare 16U and Junior Folkstyle Nationals in Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Sunday, March 17, to win the national championship.   […]

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Which is the best softball team in Wayne County?

The season is underway for Wayne County softball teams, with scrimmage games last week and regular-season games starting this week. Last season it was hard to determine which area team was superior. To illustrate the point, consider that Hagerstown defeated Richmond and Centerville to win the Richmond Invitational tournament and then lost to Centerville in […]