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Springing into spring sports

When Northeastern and Seton Catholic played in regional basketball games on Saturday, March 9, it closed the winter sports season for high school teams in Wayne County. It was a remarkable season. The achievements by Wayne County athletes were many and worthy of review. There were at least eight stories that deserve special mention. Heather […]

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Wolves` big third quarter sinks Knights

The Northeastern Knights traveled to Martinsville on Saturday, March 9, to face the Parke Heritage Wolves for the regional championship. The game was a rematch of last season’s regional won by the Wolves 58-48. The Wolves returned with their team intact while the Knights have an entirely different lineup. Both teams are known for playing […]

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Lions end Cardinal season

Liberty Christian and Seton Catholic, both members of the Pioneer Academic and Athletic Conference, renewed their rivalry on Saturday, March 9, for the Regional Championship at the New Castle Fieldhouse. The teams met Jan. 12 during the regular season with Seton Catholic taking a 67-57 victory. On Saturday, the Lions avenged the loss by the […]

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Knights survive furious Patriot rally

Northeastern defended its sectional championship on Saturday, March 2, with a hard-fought 43-41 win over Union County. The Knights built an early lead and expanded it to 17 points in the third quarter before going into the fourth quarter with what appeared to be a comfortable 35-22 lead.  The Patriots dug down, battled back and […]

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Cardinals defeat Vikings, advance to regional

Last season the Seton Catholic Cardinals endured the bitter disappointment of losing in the sectional championship game to Blue River Valley. But Saturday, March 2, was payback day when the Cardinals turned the tables, defeating the Vikings by the score of 38-34 to take the trophy back to Richmond. Jason Moynihan hit two free throws […]

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Bulldogs win outright TEC title 

When Centerville made the short trip to Cambridge City on Friday, Feb. 23, to play Lincoln in the final regular season for both schools, the Bulldogs had a chance to achieve something that has eluded the program since the 2010 season. A win would give the Bulldogs the outright Tri-Eastern Conference championship. The Bulldogs pulled […]

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Devils capture 20th win at Jeff

The Richmond Red Devils traveled to Lafayette Jefferson on Thursday, Feb. 22, in search of their 20th win and sole possession of third place in the final North Central Conference standings. The Red Devils did not have the start they hoped for, quickly falling behind 11-2. The Red Devils last played on Feb. 10, and […]

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RHS swimmer places 16th

The state swim meet kicked off Friday, Feb. 23, at the Indiana University Natatorium, on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Preliminary rounds were conducted; the top eight finishers in each event advanced to the championship round, and the ninth through 16th place finishers advanced to the consolation round, both on Saturday, Feb. 24.   […]

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Swimmers ride title wave to state meet

Wayne County will be well represented in the IHSAA swim meet next week in the State Finals at Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis after winning events at the New Palestine sectional on Saturday, Feb. 17. The state final preliminary rounds will be conducted on Friday, Feb. 23, and the consolation rounds and the finals will […]

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Official gets state call

When Northeastern wrestler Heather Crull arrives at the Ford Center in Evansville for the state wrestling meet this weekend she will see a familiar face. Cambridge City resident Jerry Ingalls got the call from the IHSAA he has been hoping to receive. Ingalls has been selected to be an official at the Indiana High School […]