Local Sports

Clinton Prairie Girls’ Basketball Rolls Past Covington

The Clinton Prairie girls’ basketball team improved its record to 2-0 with an 80-35 victory over Covington Saturday night in Covington. Coach Amie Anthrop said the Lady Gophers had another great team effort in the victory. Rebekah Lloyd loving the Gophers with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Kate Blacker had 18 and Emma McKinney added…

Indiana Sports Betting Gains Momentum With Online Access

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that two months after launching legalized sports gambling in the Hoosier State, Indiana’s online and retail handle in October nearly tripled from the previous month, according to data from the Indiana Gaming Commission. Indiana’s online and retail, placing sports bets in person, sportsbooks combined to collect $91.7 million in bets in…

Clinton Prairie Downs Fountain Central in Season Opener

Katie Blacker scored 12 points and Tynlie Neal added 11 as Clinton Prairie opened the season with a 65-16 victory over Fountain Central Thursday night in Veedersburg. Prairie jumped out to a 14-3 lead after one quarter and increased it to 40-8 by halftime. The Gophers were also able to force 40 turnovers. Rebekah Lloyd…

FHS Boys’ Cross Country Season Ends at Semi-State

The season came to an end for the Frankfort High School boys’ cross country team Saturday at the New Prairie Semi-State. The Hot Dogs failed to advance as a team and did not have any individuals qualify for next week’s state meet. Also not qualifying for state was FHS girls’ cross runner Carina Alanis. The…

Butler Mascot Set to Retire in the Spring

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that one of the best-known ambassadors for Butler University is stepping down, all four legs of him, at the end of the current academic year. The university says its furry mascot, Butler Blue III, is ready to retire after nearly eight years of greeting visitors, students and staff. Butler Blue III,…

Rossville Hosting County Schools for Power Puff Volleyball

Rossville High School will be hosting the Clinton County schools for PowerPuff volleyball games coming up next week on Monday, November 4. At 6 p.m., Clinton Central will play Rossville and then Frankfort will play Clinton Prairie with the two winners playing immediately after that. It is hoped that enough money can be raised for…

Seeger Downs Clinton Prairie for Sectional Volleyball Title

Seeger defeated Clinton Prairie 25-18, 25-10, 25-22 to win the Sectional 37 girls’ volleyball championship Saturday night at Clinton Prairie. Prairie finishes the year at 14-20. CP Stats: Digs:  Hadley Wilson 25, Kylee Maish 12, Hannah Wilson 10, Caydence Rios 9, Jalynn Gleb 7, Claire Ecenbarger 5, Victoria Florence 2, Sydney Swan 2, Lexi Collins…

FHS Boys’ Cross Country Team, Alanis Headed to Semi-State

The Frankfort High School boys’ cross country team qualified for semi-state for the second year in a row with a fourth-place finish in the regional held Saturday at Benton Central High School in Oxford. The Hot Dogs took fourth with 127 points, which 17 points ahead of fifth-place Lafayette Jefferson. Harrison took the team title…

IHSAA Releases Football Playoff Pairings

The Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) released the pairings for this year’s football playoffs which begin Friday, Oct. 25. The following are the pairings for teams in our area. Class 4A Sectional 22 Game 1 — Indianapolis Crispus Attacks at Beech Grove Game 2 — Frankfort at Roncalli Game 3 — Game 1 winner…