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Washington’s two-game losing streak came to an end in the first of back-to-back games against Gibson County schools as the Hatchets defeated Gibson Southern 66-38 at the Hatchet House on Tuesday.

The Washington Catholic Cardinals faced a bigger enemy than just White River Valley on Tuesday. They also faced the same nemesis that has plagued them all year — turnovers and a lack of offensive rebounding, both which helped allow WRV to come away with the 62-26 win and move WC to 0-11 for …

As Indiana heads into a crucial stretch this week against a pair of ranked teams, the Hoosiers are showing they are capable of blanketing opposing teams if they set their minds to it.

HAUBSTADT – On Saturday, the Lady Hatchets defeated No. 4 in 3A Gibson Southern 63-60 on the road to improve to 15-3 overall and take home one of their biggest wins of the year.


COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Following two straight losses — one lopsided, another agonizingly close — No. 17 Maryland was under intense pressure to maintain its unbeaten record at home.

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JASPER — Washington’s road to the final Big 8 Conference championship hit a major roadblock as Jasper defeated the Hatchets 44-43 on Friday. But it was a loss that didn’t have to be for Washington (9-3, 1-1).

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LOOGOOTEE — They say all streaks will eventually be broken, and Loogootee proved that on Friday. The No. 8 Loogootee Lions downed No. 1 Barr-Reeve 53-48 to end a 10-game overall losing streak to B-R and 13-game skid at Jack Butcher Arena against the Vikes, and was the first loss was the firs…

ELNORA — North Daviess, despite slow starts to begin and end the game, managed enough offense to paddle past Shakamak at the Cougar Den by the final score of 43-31.

Sports Editor and Columnist Todd Lancaster comments on area sports and events. Today he talks about the recent IHSAA decision concerning an area player.

5th grade Vikes post dominant win

MOUNT CARMEL (Ill.) — The Washington Lady Hatchets traveled to Mt. Carmel and came away with a 52-32 win Thursday night to improve to 14-3.

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On paper Washington Catholic and Cannelton looked pretty even at 3-13 and 2-14, respectively. The two schools shared wins over Medora and Rock Creek, and when it was over, they proved to be pretty even on the court as well. However, the one area that WC held a distinct advantage was in perso…

B-R girls’ game rescheduled


BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU has contacted officials from the NCAA and Southeastern Conference about Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s apparent cash payments to Tigers players on the field after the national championship game, a university spokesman said.

If Indiana High School basketball was reduced to one weekend during the regular season to be put in a time capsule, this might be the one. Friday will feature two of the biggest rivalry games in the area and should help teams determine exactly where they are at the mid-point of the season.

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Washington took control from the outset and never looked back in dominating Bloomfield 57-17 at the Hatchet House on Tuesday.


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When Aaron Rodgers greeted Jimmy Garoppolo following the least productive start of his sterling career he had a simple message for the San Francisco 49ers quarterback: “We’ll see you later on.”

MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve Vikings left little to the imagination as they defeated their 12th victim much the same way they did in their previous 11 — with precision passing and lock-down defense. The Vikes used a shutout in the first quarter to set the tone for the 75-36 victory over Rock …

The Washington Lady Hatchets defeated the Princeton Tigers on Saturday 55-37 and improved to 12-3 overall and 3-1 in conference play, in the Hatchet House.

LINCOLN CITY – Washington saw its nine-game winning streak come to sudden and swift end in what coach Gene Miiller called a “whirlwind” as the Hatchets fell at Heritage Hills 81-59 on Saturday.

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ELNORA — The North Daviess Cougars racked up another potential sectional scalp with a 43-34 win over Shoals on Friday night in the Cougar Den.

BICKNELL — Washington will take a nine-game winning streak into tonight’s matchup of ranked teams as the Hatchets claimed a road win 64-49 at North Knox on Friday.

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PETERSBURG — A year from now, the Washington-Pike Central game could have a lot to do with the new PAC conference championship; however, on Thursday the game was just for pride — and the Lady Hatchets would be pretty proud of their 63-40 win at Charger Arena.

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The long stretch to sectionals began last weekend with plenty of action with some good basketball in the area.

HUNTINGBURG — The Washington Lady Hatchets were able to improve to 10-3 on the season by defeating Southridge, 44-32 — and it wasn’t easy.

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The Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings rode into the Bird Cage on a hot streak and rode away with their fourth straight win. The Lady Vikes (6-11) picked up a 28-point Blue Chip win over host WC, not just to maintain the streak, but to garner another conference win with the 49-21 victory.

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[font=font81931][/font]Mark Edward Uhl, 53, of Sellersburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Mark was born June 25, 1966, in New Albany, Indiana, to the late Carl J. and Mary Emma (James) Uhl. Mark was a 1984 graduate of Providence High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree fro…

Marietta Lentz — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marietta Lentz was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Celebrant was Rev. J. Kenneth Walker while organist was Lynn Gee and soloist was Mar…