ELNORA - Perry Central captured a 50-49 victory on the brand new Cougar Den hardwood as the Commodores’ Patrick Mitchell sank a 16-foot jumper as time expired to ground North Daviess.

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HUNTINGBURG — Washington avenged last season’s last second defeat to Southridge at the Hatchet House with a 48-42 win over the Raiders at Memorial Gymnasium on Friday.

The Dubois Jeeps were at full speed on Friday in the Bird Cage, as they accelerated to a 79-14 win over Washington Catholic in Blue Chip action.

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If the Lady Hatchets are going to have a successful season, they are going to have to channel a little Wizard of Oz. In other words, they are going to have to beat Lions, and Tigers and Bears. On Thursday in the Hatchet House, WHS took care of the Bears by beating Evansville Central, 62-40, …

Washington Hatchet soccer player Grant Niehaus was selected to the All State 2nd Team at this year’s ISCA awards banquet on Nove. 24. “Grant has all the attributes you would want in a soccer player; athleticism off the charts, size, pace, instincts, and he is also a great leader. He has been…

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I saw Barr-Reeve junior basketball player Curt Hopf helping to sweep up after a girls’ game on Saturday night. I asked him if he knew he was a big part of my Thanksgiving dinner conversation. I told him I sat around with middle-aged men in Dubois County, as the Curt Hopf saga was discussed i…

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MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings continued their brutal string of opponents to open the season on Tuesday night at Kavanaugh Kourt. Springs Valley entered the contest with a 4-1 record, and one of Southwest Indiana’s best players in 6’0 senior Jewel McCormick.


The following awards and recognitions were recently presented to Barr-Reeve athletes who participated in Boys Tennis this past Fall sports season.

The following awards and recognitions were presented to Barr-Reeve athletes who participated in girls volleyball this past fall sports season.

Washington closed Thanksgiving week out on a strong note with a 57-43 win over White River Valley at the Hatchet House on Friday.

EVANSVILLE — The North Daviess Cougars helped christen USI’s screaming Eagle Arena on Friday, but unfortunately it was Mater Dei that got to break the bottle. In the second game of the the River City Showdown in the brand new facility, it was the Wildcats that came away with the 61-51 victory.


Most folks wait until Thanksgiving Day to eat a large meal. But Wednesday night at the Hatchet House, Keegan O’Neill had a pre-Thanksgiving feast of a different kind.


LOOGOOTEE — It probably won’t take long for the new tradition of a Tuesday night season opener of Loogootee and North Daviess to take hold. In a pre-Thanksgiving showdown in front of a packed Jack Butcher Arena, these two rivals showed that you can have a sectional atmosphere on the first da…


VINCENNES – While disappointed that Tuesday’s latest match-up of one of the best girls basketball rivalries in Southwestern Indiana resulted in a 51-47 Vincennes Lincoln victory, Washington Lady Hatchet coach Gretchen Miles took solace in the thought that the two most important factors contr…

BLOOMINGTON — The Washington Catholic Cardinals opened up the 2019-20 basketball season with a loss to Lighthouse Christian on Monday, 56-21.

JH Cougars win at North Knox

The Washington High School Cross Country program held its awards banquet recently. Recognized were award winners (from left): Zach Mann, Earn It award; Dayton Cremeans, Most Improved; Isaac Gray, Kick Asphalt award; Audrey Wright and Garrett Gray, Most Valuable Players; Maddy Sickles, Wow aw…

A reeling Indianapolis Colts offense will lose another major player, according to a report by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.


The Washington Lady Hatchets (4-0) had an early-season test with Sullivan on Friday in the Hatchet House — and they passed with flying colors.

There are plenty of stories about interest in high school sports declining. Many believe that AAU teams have become the primary focus of those wanting to be recruited, and many believe specialization and year-round club sports should be a player’s main focus.

Washington Catholic coach John Howell knows that hard work, scoring and fewer turnovers will be the key to success in 2019-20. He is already pleased with the work his team has put in this year, so the Cardinals are off to a good start in that respect.

NDJH Boys 7th 4-0; 8th 3-1

MONTGOMERY — The first season of the Josh Thompson era at Barr-Reeve in 2018-19 was a continuation of Viking basketball success. Barr-Reeve finished the campaign with a 26-3 record, and marched all the way to the Class A state championship game before falling to Fort Wayne Blackhawk. Viking …

Indiana senior guard Devonte Green is starting to round into form in his second game back from a hamstring injury.

ELNORA — North Daviess head boys’ basketball coach, Brent Dalrymple, welcomes back four experienced seniors along with some potentially-talented underclassmen as he begins his 20th season inside the Cougar Den.

LOOGOOTEE – New Loogootee head coach Ryan Haywood hopes his Loogootee Lions are ready to roar out of the proverbial gate with the start to the 2019-20 basketball season. Haywood, who spent the past eight seasons at Princeton and is coming off a 3A regional finalist finish with a Tiger outfit…


Washington used a stifling defense to take an early lead and run away from Eastern Greene 55-17 at the Hatchet House on Tuesday.

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MONTGOMERY – Barr-Reeve High School was notified on Friday that the Indiana Department of Education has denied Barr-Reeve junior Curt Hopf basketball eligibility for this season. He will not be able to participate in any games but is allowed to practice with the team.


The North Daviess Lady Cougars showed why its always a little dangerous to leave a cat a little too loose near to a Bird Cage, as ND posted a 69-18 win over the Lady Cardinals on Thursday.

MONROE CITY — The Washington Lady Hatchets improved to 2-0 with a win over South Knox, 56-47, on Wednesday.

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