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Tiger helps South win all-star game

There are other postseason all-star football games, but the granddaddy of them all, and arguably the most prestigious in Indiana, is the Indiana High School Coaches Association Murat Shrine North/South All-Star Classic. The rosters for the game include elite players from all six enrollment classes.  The 2024 game took place on Friday, July 12, at […]

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Hagerstown advances to state tourney

The Hagerstown Little League Majors team cleared the first hurdle in their quest to advance to the Little League World Series. They defeated New Castle by the score of 2-1 to win the District 6 title and earn the right to advance to the state tournament to be played at Lebanon.  The boys in purple, […]

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Tigers’ Beaty plays in North-South series 

Collin Beaty, a Franklin College commit and a 2024 Hagerstown graduate, had the opportunity to represent the Hagerstown Tigers one last time during the Indiana Baseball Coaches Association annual North–South All-Star three-game series played at Forest Glen Park on the campus of Huntington College.   The North and South squads were composed of 26 players from […]

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HJSHS’ grading scale will match other schools

Hagerstown Jr.-Sr. High School students could have a better chance of winning scholarships or be more smoothly admitted to colleges after their scale for grade point averages is adjusted, district officials said.     At their June 12 meeting, Nettle Creek school board members approved student handbook changes for all grades. At HJSHS, changes include eliminating a […]

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2 meetings set to explain downtown business grant program

Wayne County’s Hoosier Enduring Legacy Program has $2 million available to infuse new growth into participating communities’ downtowns. Grants up to $100,000 are available to rehabilitate downtown retail or commercial building space in Cambridge City, Dublin, East Germantown, Economy, Milton, Richmond and Spring Grove. The grants require a 25% match — for example, $25,000 for […]

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4 playground campaigns meet goals; 1 remains

Four local park fundraising campaigns have met their $50,000 goal to receive a $50,000 state match, and one more remains.  Dublin has raised $50,190 to improve Wilson Park. The goal was reached days before its May 25 deadline. Funds will provide new Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ground surface for the current playground equipment purchased in […]

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Panthers pull Tigers back to TEC pack

2A top-ranked Hagerstown saw its 16-game win streak snapped on Thursday, May 2, by the Knightstown Panthers. The Tigers twice overcame Panther leads to tie the score, but the Panthers scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 7-5 lead and the Tigers could not answer. Both teams hit the […]