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SWITZ CITY - The Washington Catholic Cardinals (1-8) fell to White River Valley on Tuesday, 68-29.

FORT BRANCH – Washington dominated the second half on the way to a 64-41 win at Gibson Southern on Saturday.

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The Washington Lady Hatchets dodged a bullet when Winter Storm Gia dropped less snow than expected on Southwestern Indiana Friday night into Saturday morning.

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Jasper beat the incoming winter weather and the Washington Hatchets six-game winning streak with a 53-46 win at the Hatchet House on Friday.

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Jasper beat the incoming winter weather and the Washington Hatchets six-game winning streak with a 53-46 win at the Hatchet House on Friday.

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MONTGOMERY — Broadcaster Jim Nantz may call the Masters, "a tradition unlike any other," but he probably hasn't been to Kavanaugh Kourt for a Barr-Reeve/Loogootee game.

DUBOIS - The Barr-Reeve Lady Viking basketball team had a chance to not only pick up a victory on the road, but also knock off a Blue Chip Conference opponent on Thursday night with a trip to Northeast Dubois to take on the Lady Jeeps. The Vikings got off to a good start, but cold second hal…

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The Mount Carmel Lady Aces (10-10) dealt the Lady Hatchets their second win of the week, as WHS (11-4) picked up a 48-45 conference win on Thursday in the Hatchet House.

BLOOMFIELD -- The Washington Lady Hatchets improved to 12-5 by defeating Bloomfield on Tuesday, 50-26 at Guy Glover Arena.

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Grant Niehaus led four players in double figures as Washington ran its winning streak to six consecutive games with a 75-57 win over Wood Memorial at the Hatchet House on Saturday.

PRINCETON - The Washington Lady Hatchets dropped to 3-2 in conference play and 11-4 overall by dropping a tough one to Princeton on Saturday 56-54 in overtime.

NEW CASTLE - North Daviess had a hard time to say the least against Kentucky’s Class A No. 1 ranked, Walton-Verona Bearcats, at New Castle’s Chrysler Arena on Saturday afternoon, as the Cougars dropped their second contest of the season by the score of 72-42.

MONTGOMERY - The Barr-Reeve Lady Vikings opened the 2019 slate of their schedule with their most difficult task of the season. Class A No. 1 Vincennes Rivet ventured to Kavanaugh Kourt in Montgomery on Saturday, and while the Vikings (5-10) made it hard on the Patriots (17-0) for three quart…

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The Clay City Eels have played a lot of basketball in the last eight days, featuring five games against some very good teams, so they were ready for their non-conference meeting with Washington Catholic on Friday.

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FERDINAND — The Barr-Reeve Vikings opened up the second half of their season with a trip to Ferdinand to take on Forest Park. The Vikings moved to 10-2 on the season with a 52-44 victory in a physical matchup with the Rangers.

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A hot Washington Hatchet team claimed its fifth straight win and moved to 2-0 in the new year with a 89-34 win over North Knox at the Hatchet House on Friday.

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The Clay City Eels have played a lot of basketball in the last eight days, featuring five games against some very good teams, so they were ready for their non-conference meeting with Washington Catholic on Friday.

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The Washington Lady Hatchets opened 2019 the way they finished off 2018 — with a win on Thursday in the Hatchet House.

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The Washington Lady Hatchets opened 2019 the way they finished off 2018 — with a win on Thursday in the Hatchet House.

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Washington opened the Big 8 conference portion of its schedule in style with a 89-59 win over Mt. Vernon at the Hatchet House on Wednesday.

ELNORA - North Daviess bounced back from its first loss of the season to claim a third place finish in the Old National Bank Classic with a resounding 61-40 victory over SWIAC brethren Clay City. The Cougars jumped out to a 16-7 advantage after one period of play and stretched the lead to 36…

Washington finished out the 2018 portion of its schedule with a dominating 60-37 win over Southridge at the Hatchet House on Saturday. But it wasn’t just the size of the win but the way the Lady Hatchets picked up the victory that impressed coach Gretchen Miles.

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ELNORA — If the Class A State finals doesn't feature No. 2 Barr-Reeve and No. 1 Blackhawk Christian, then the fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse will have been cheated out of a great game in March.

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ELNORA — No coach would ever dare to say that the final of the ONB Classic was a potential Class A state final match-up.

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ELNORA — In the opening round of the Old National Bank Tournament at North Daviess, the Cougars slipped by Loogootee 57-56 in exhilarating fashion. The victory moved North Daviess to a 9-0 start, which is good for the best in school history.

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ELNORA – As the old saying goes, it’s a good thing the Loogootee Lions have bad luck, because otherwise the Lions wouldn’t have any luck at all.

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ELNORA — For the second time in five days, North Daviess and Loogootee played a 32 minute contest at the Cougar Den. On Thursday night however, it was the first round of the Old National Bank Classic, and a large crowd watched a 57-56 North Daviess victory in what could be described as an in…

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ELNORA — The Barr-Reeve/South Knox rivalry has quietly become one of the most intense in Southwestern Indiana over the last five years. There is little doubt that the Vikings' one-point win, 56-55 did nothing to diminish it.

The Washington boys basketball game with Mt. Vernon on Dec. 29 has been moved to Jan 2, 2019. Game times will be the same 6:30 p.m. JV and 8 p.m. for varsity.

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ELNORA - Just like in the movie Rocky, after a great fight, you know a rematch won't be far behind.

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FERDINAND – You can’t blame the Washington Hatchets if they don’t want to be home for the holidays. Because playing on the road has become one of the Hatchets’ favorite things.

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Obituaries

ESTHER SINGLETON — The funeral for Esther M. Singleton was at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel, with Rev. Jessica Singleton officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery Reeve Township.

JACK PURDUE — The funeral for Jack J. Purdue was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, with Pastor Cameron Gladish officiating. Burial was in St. John Cemetery.