Clinton Central’s boys swimming team opened its season with a 135-37 win over Lewis Cass on Thursday while the girls team evened its record with a 101-78 victory after an opening season loss to Western last week.
Frankfort split their swimming meets with host West Lafayette on Thursday, with the girls prevailing 125-41 for their third win of the season and the boys falling 147-38.
Clinton Prairie led Class 4A McCutcheon, 23-20, in girls basketball on Wednesday before the host Mavericks started the third quarter with an offensive spurt on their way to a 50-39 victory.
Frankfort lost 57-28 to visiting Sheridan in girls basketball on Tuesday falling to 0-7 on the season, but head coach Joe Marsh doesn’t see his team overly discouraged despite some lopsided losses after losing its entire starting five to graduation last year.
Clinton Central started out slowly in their girls basketball game against visiting Western on Tuesday but bounced back to take a 13-12 lead after the first quarter and blew the game open midway through the third on their way to a 53-40 win.
Rossville did a good job defending West Lafayette’s standout senior Alaina Omonode and competed for a half, but a couple late buckets before the break and an offensive drought in the third quarter allowed the visiting Red Devils to pull away for a 49-24 win in girls basketball on Monday evening.
Clinton Central suffered a Thanksgiving hangover in losing to visiting Bethesda Christian, 64-54, on Saturday, with their coach saying they struggled after a close opening game loss to Delphi last Tuesday.
Frankfort senior Chloe Roberts signed a letter of intent last week to continue playing volleyball at Indiana University Northwest but her professional dream of being a doctor played a bigger part in where she chose to continue her education.
Frankfort started fast and ended strong in their season opening boys basketball game with visiting Clinton Prairie on Wednesday, hitting 14 of 29 3-pointers for a 61-53 win.
Clinton Central had the lead midway through the fourth quarter in their girls basketball conference game with visiting Delphi on Tuesday, but struggles offensively and foul trouble eventually cost them in a 48-43 loss.
Clinton Central jumped on visiting Delphi early in their season opening boys basketball game on Tuesday but couldn’t hold them off in the second half as the Oracles escaped with 61-59 Hoosier Heartland Conference win.
Clinton Prairie used suffocating defense to pressure visiting Rossville into a poor shooting night on its way to a 47-21 conference win in girls basketball on Tuesday, with sophomore guard Tynlie Neal matching her career high with 18 points for the second consecutive game.
Clinton Prairie visits Frankfort tonight to open the boys basketball season for both teams with new Gophers head coach Chad Peckinpaugh looking forward to the chance to compete at Everrett Case Arena and the Hot Dogs adjusting to a new chapter in the rivalry with his arrival.
After building a six-point lead late in the fourth quarter, Rossville looked like they might end up letting their girls basketball game with visiting Eastern slip away coming out of a timeout with 10 seconds left and the score tied at 41.
Rossville lost four starters including Times’ co-county players of the year Dawson Jacoby and Chase Frey from last year’s 18-5 Hoosier Heartland Conference champions in boys basketball to graduation, but still return some experience as they begin their season Wednesday night hosting Harrison.
Clinton Central opens the county’s boys basketball season at home on Tuesday against new Hoosier Heartland Conference opponent Delphi, with the Bulldogs looking sharp for the most part during a scrimmage with visiting North Miami Thursday night.
Frankfort senior Patciance Dean signed a letter of intent to swim for Urbana (Ohio) University on Thursday just before starting her final high school season later that night at McCutcheon.
Clinton Prairie combined a stout defensive effort with a 16-point third quarter and ultimately put away the host Western Panthers, 62-42, in girls basketball on Tuesday.
Rossville lost a tight 37-35 girls basketball game to host Delphi on Friday evening, with the Oracles getting a put-back late in the fourth quarter to squeak out the win and overcome a third-quarter Hornet lead.
Clinton Prairie wrestling has a new coach for the upcoming season after Joey Mitchell stepped down and first-time head coach Chase Thompson took the helm for the Gophers over the summer.
The Frankfort wrestling team begins its season early next month and is poised to take another step forward after sending Elijah Anthony to the state finals and six wrestlers to regional last year.
Frankfort faced a tough test on Tuesday in girls basketball when they traveled to West Lafayette to face a team that has averaged 25-point wins in their first two games.
Frankfort senior Ashley Timmons was chosen Player of the Year for the Frankfort Times’ All-County Volleyball Team in voting done by the county coaches and Times staff.
Clinton Central traded the lead throughout with host Southmont in girls basketball on Saturday, but couldn’t find an answer late as the Mounties went on a 5-0 run for a 41-36 win.
A Frankfort girls basketball squad starting three sophomores and two juniors in their home opener on Wednesday with Carroll found themselves outmatched in size and struggled offensively in falling 38-19.
Rossville led a talented and veteran Seeger squad on the road for nearly two-and-a-half quarters to open the girls basketball season on Tuesday before the Patriots’ full-court pressure forced some turnovers and they started hitting shots for a 40-21 win.
Clinton Prairie gets its biggest state football tournament test so far when it visits state-ranked Lafayette Central Catholic tonight in a Class A Sectional 42 matchup.