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A year ago, Mother Nature was the big winner in the Washington Cross Country Invitational as rain washed away the event. But runners competing at the Gwaltney Sports Complex on Saturday were greeted by crisp fall air and brilliant blue skies as the 2019 invitational went off without a hitch.

NASHVILLE — Barr-Reeve had a successful day at the Brown County Invite on Saturday. Lady Viking Makenna Pruett was the Brown County Eagle Classic cross country invite Class A champion, while the team placed second and had four girls finish in top eight of the race.

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ELNORA — North Daviess survived Friday the 13th, a full moon, and the Washington Hatchets to reclaimed possession of the Times Herald Highway 57 Helmet with a 26-8 win at Thurman H. Brown Field on Friday.

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There was a lot of offense on display at Rees Field on Thursday. Unfortunately, most of it was on the Sullivan side of the pitch, as the Washington Catholic Cardinals (1-6-1) fell, 9-2, to the Golden Arrows.

WHS volleyball falls to Bloomfield

VINCENNES — The Washington Catholic Lady Cardinals soccer team fell to Vincennes Lincoln 5-2 on Wednesday. In a hard-fought game, the Alices were able to string together enough fastbreak runs to keep the Cardinals at bay.

The Washington Hatchets soccer team posted one of its biggest wins of the season with a 1-0 victory over 3A No. 7 Castle on Wednesday at the Washington Sports Complex.

West Lafayette — Injury-ravaged Purdue suffered another blow Wednesday when it was revealed senior linebacker Markus Bailey suffered a knee injury and is out for the season.

With three senior starters, the Indiana offensive line has played up to expectations to start the 2019 season.

LOOGOOTEE — With the Class A No. 1 ranked Lady Lions of Loogootee taking the home court against the Lady Cougars of North Daviess in volleyball action, with two veteran coaches in Shelly Lengacher for Loogootee and Gina Ingram for North Daviess, one might expect anything could happen. But th…

The Washington Catholic Lady Cardinals soccer team picked up a big win at Rees Field on Tuesday night as they defeated the Sullivan Golden Arrows, 6-0. The Lady Cardinals (3-2) used a strong second-half push to extend their win streak to three.

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Wildman, Mullen battle in epic match

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The Washington Lady Hatchets and Lincoln Lady Alices may have now played their final regular season game, as both teams will head to new conferences next year. However, this game will certainly leave WHS with some pretty pleasant final memories of the rivalry.

Washington Country Club hosted its first annual ABCD Invitational Scramble on Sept. 7 with 11 teams total. Finishing first with a score of 56: John Pace, Darin Lunsford; Roger Welch and Sheila Morris. In second with a 57: Pat Bahr, Dustin Sims, Kyle Plassmeier, andJoan Bahr. In third was Ron…

Washington High School announced that the Champions 101 Sports Parenting Workshop is coming to Washington High School on Wednesday, Oct. 23. This engaging, interactive one-hour presentation will take place in the high school auditorium starting at 7 p.m. and is a free event for our community…

MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings moved to 14-0 on the season after sweeping their own Invitational on Saturday. B-R defeated Indianapolis Lutheran (25-12,25-12), Heritage Hills (26-24,25-14), Mater Dei (25-6,25-22) and Trinity Lutheran (25-12,25-20) to complete the afternoon sweep.

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Gerit Bock threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Princeton came away from Hatchet Hollow with a 24-7 win over Washington on Friday.

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ELNORA —North Daviess had their fair share of incompletions on Friday night as the wind wreaked some havoc with their passing game however, the Cougars had enough offense and more than enough defense to turn away the visiting Eastern Greene Thunderbirds by the final score of 42-0.

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Many of the changes to the Pocket Athletic Conference are beginning to take shape for next season. Decisions were made by the PAC board, which met on Thursday, that will affect several topics.

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What might have seemed like a long bus ride from Salem probably seemed even longer on the way back after the Lions loss to the Lady Cardinals, 3-2, at Rees Field on Thursday.

As I was typing up local briefs today, I kept coming across the same words, “unbeaten,” “undefeated” and “No. 1.” Now this isn’t the first time I’ve written those phrases, it’s just the most times I’ve written them so many times on one page.

Lady Hatchets fall to Castle

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MONTGOMERY — Barr-Reeve looked to not only hold off Bedford North Lawrence on Tuesday night at Kavanaugh Kourt, but also hold off any lingering effects of the big Saturday tournament victory they enjoyed at Lafayette Central Catholic. The Lady Vikings (2A No. 1) got big nights from Hannah Gr…

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The Washington Catholic Lady Cardinals picked up their first win of the season to advance to 1-2 on the year. The Cardinals used two first-half and three second-half goals to keep the Lady Jeeps at bay.

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LAFAYETTE — Coach Amber DeCoursey and the Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings have constantly worked to make their season schedule as difficult and challenging as possible in recent years. The beginning of the 2019 season was no different, as the Lady Vikes traveled to Lafayette Central Catholic on Saturday.

EVANSVILLE – Washington dropped its second consecutive game to open the 2019 football season with a 47-21 loss to Evansville Bosse at Enlow Field on Friday.

FARMERSBURG — North Daviess continued to show off on the defensive side of the football, this time to the tune of a legitimate shutout, 28-0, against the host North Central Farmersburg T-Birds. The result was quite the turnaround from one August ago when NC did the same to ND plus 24. What a…

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If the old saying is true, “Defense wins championship,” then the Washington Hatchet soccer team has good things in store for them this season.

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After the 2018 1A state championship run moved the Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings back to 2A, many in Viking Nation probably wondered who Barr-Reeve would have to topple to win a Sectional title. Enter Linton. The Lady Miners traveled to Montgomery for a Thursday night clash, and have claimed two o…

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Cougars bounce Bloomfield, 3-2

The Washington Catholic Lady Cardinals dropped their home opener to the Lady Chargers, 4-1, in Rees Field. In a game that saw the possession control shifting back forth, the Lady Chargers were able to score two goals each half to keep the Cardinals at bay.

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Mary E. Walls, 80, of Washington, passed away Sept. 16, 2019, at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 12, 1939, in Bicknell. There will be no public service. Online memories may be shared at www.goodwinsieversfh.com.

Alicia Andrews, 36, Washington, died September 14 at St. Vincent Heart Center. Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Norman Funeral Home. A time of sharing will be at 4 p.m.

[font=font81931][/font]Lorna G. Ashby, 63, of Washington, passed away Sept. 13, 2019, at home. She was born July 19, 1956, in Washington, to Dolan and Betty (Hammond) Delaney. Lorna was a member of the Washington High School Class of 1974. She attended Vincennes University. She married Kenny…