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ELNORA - West Washington is a top-five ranked team in Class A for a reason as the visiting Senators ruled Thurman H. Brown Field on a muddy Friday night to the tune of a 55-14 sectional opening victory against the host North Daviess Cougars.

The results of the two sectional football games between Washington and Pike Central, and West Washington and North Daviess are available at www.washtimesherald.com and in the following print edition.

The Blue Chip Conference recently handed out its all-conference honors in several girls and boys sports.

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BLOOMINGTON – The game within the game of Saturday’s matchup between Indiana and No. 8 Penn State could come down to a pair of new offensive coordinators.

Today’s 2A Volleyball Regional, originally to be hosted at Mitchell on Saturday, will now be moved to Barr-Reeve. Times remain the same. Tickets will not be available at the door.

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Saturday looks to be a big day for those fans living east of Washington, as Barr-Reeve will have two teams deep in post-season and Loogootee will have one. The Lions and Viking volleyball teams will continue their annual tradition of volleyball excellence in the Class A and 2A regionals, whi…

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As Big Ten football returns this weekend, there is a mix of joy, anxiety and hope teams throughout the league can pull off a nine-game, nine-week schedule without interruption.

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ahead of a World Series capping the pandemic-shortened season, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he hopes to keep two of this year’s innovations: expanded playoffs and starting extra innings with runners on second base.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Perhaps the best news the Indianapolis Colts received heading into their bye week was this: Left tackle Anthony Castonzo is feeling good again.

The Indiana Pacers went with an under-the-radar coach with ties to a championship organization, naming Toronto Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren as their new head coach Tuesday.

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George Bremer and Bill Burt discuss COVID-19 and rookie quarterbacks in the NFL, Kevin Brockway updates us on college basketball and Clay Horning gives his take on the great debate: Michael Jordan or LeBron James?

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Both the Washington Hatchets and the North Daviess Cougars enter the IHSAA tournament this weekend and start the “second” season, where everyone is 0-0. The draw was not kind to the Cougars, as they face-off with powerhouse unbeaten West Washington in their opener, while WHS will host winles…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Briscoe earned job security for the first time in his career with a well-deserved promotion to the Cup Series to cap a season that has so far been storybook.

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BLOOMINGTON – After months of starts and stops to the Big Ten football season due to the coronavirus pandemic, game week is finally here for Indiana.

PETERBURG — Barr-Reeve’s girls claimed second place and a spot in the semi-state in cross country regional action at Prides Creek on Saturday.

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SOLSBERRY — In the long and successful history of the Barr-Reeve volleyball program, many things have been accomplished. There have been 48 consecutive winning seasons, and a multitude of postseason honors. On Saturday night at Eastern-Greene however, the Lady Vikings, and the senior class p…

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SULLIVAN – The matchup was the same and unfortunately for Washington so was the result, as Vincennes Lincoln eliminated the Lady Hatchets from the Class 3A volleyball sectional at Sullivan on Saturday.

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FERDINAND — Although the Washington Catholic Lady Cardinals (9-7-1) soccer team might not have felt like 2020 was going to be a special season when they were 2-6, the Cardinals ended up finding themselves in the regional, as sectional champions, and tied for the Blue Chip title, all after af…

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon celebrated a return to the gridiron for the first time in three weeks due to COVID-19 related issues with a 56-8 win over Washington on Friday.

FRENCH LICK – Springs Valley ended their regular season finale on a high note as the Blackhawks played very inspired football in claiming their first win by the final score of 38-16 over visiting North Daviess.

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SULLIVAN — The Washington Lady Hatchet volleyball team took its first step towards winning a sectional with a victory over Princeton in the opening round of the Sullivan sectional on Thursday. The win was the first sectional victory in a long time for Washington High School, and moved WHS to…

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LOOGOOTEE — North Daviess and Vincennes Rivet squared off in the lone first-round Class A sectional volleyball match on Thursday evening at Jack Butcher Sports Arena. The two teams essentially duplicated their five-set marathon battle from way back in August, but this time around, the final …

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SOLSBERRY — The Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings opened their portion of the 2020 volleyball post-season by first waiting through almost three hours of the South Knox/Eastern-Green match that preceded their own. The Vikings (29-3, 2A No. 2) were intent on showing early they wouldn’t need that long, a…

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For those lucky enough to spend a little time away for fall break, this truly felt like the first deep breath in a long time. Although there has been a COVID uptick across the state, we are coming down to the end of the fall sports season and I don’t believe there were many who were willing …

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BLOOMINGTON – There’s been high anticipation about the arrival of Indiana freshman point guard Khristian Lander since the five-star recruit from Evansville reclassified to enroll at IU for the Class of 2020.

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In this week's episode, George Bremer and Bill Burt talk about COVID-19 drama unfolding in the NFL, Elton Hayes and Kevin Brockway discuss the Big Ten's upcoming start to football season and Clay Horning goes in-depth on the Heat's Jimmy Butler.

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After the Las Vegas Raiders handed the Kansas City Chiefs their first loss in 337 days, Jon Gruden sat down for the postgame videoconference looking like a Wild West outlaw.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chase Elliott again has a chance to take the next step in his young but quite celebrated career. He’s back in the round of eight for a fourth consecutive year, once again trying to drive through to his first championship finale.

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Atlanta Braves fans were still doing tomahawk-chop chants as they filed out of the stadium, real people who replaced the cardboard cutouts players got so accustomed to this season.

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GORDON BRINEGAR — A funeral service for Gordon L. Brinegar was conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee, with Revs. Mark Lowe and Adam Cissell officiating. Burial followed in Walnut Hill Cemetery.