Clinton Central’s 200-medley relay team broke a school record and the Bulldogs’ Erik McCarty qualified for today’s Zionsville boys sectional finals in both events he swam at Thursday’s sectional preliminaries, while teammate Colton Payne did so in the 100 backstroke and Frankfort’s Tyler Har…

Frankfort sophomore wrestler Elijah Anthony will make his second trip to the state finals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis tonight, but expects more than last year and to wrestle on Saturday despite getting likely the most unfavorable draw of any second-place finisher from a semistate.

Clinton Central had several close basketball games get away from them early this season as they started 0-16.

Clinton Central beat host Attica, 147-29, in junior high mixed swimming on Monday sweeping all three relays.

The heads of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Indiana High School Athletic Association put out columns last year noting how fan abuse was deterring the recruitment of game officials for high school sports.

Frankfort lost to host North Montgomery, 70-59, in Sagamore Conference boys basketball on Friday and to visiting Hamilton Heights, 71-58, on Saturday.

Frankfort sophomore wrestler Elijah Anthony will return Friday to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for his second consecutive state finals, taking runner-up at Saturday’s New Castle semistate losing only to the No. 1-ranked 113 lbs. wrestler in the state in the final.

Rossville used a big second half to beat visiting Delphi, 78-58, in boys basketball on Friday, with the win somewhat avenging last season’s upset to the Oracles in the sectional.

Clinton Central broke through for its first win of the boys basketball season on Monday, driving about 350 miles to do so at the Big House Shootout hosted by West Virginia State University. Bulldog head coach Whit Keadle hopes the good vibes continue with five games remaining on the schedule…

Clinton County athletes playing winter sports collegiately are going into the homestretch of their seasons in the coming weeks. Here’s brief overviews of this year’s campaigns for those the Times know about.

Clinton Prairie edged visiting North White, 57-52, in boys basketball on Tuesday just three days after an intense road win in double overtime over county and conference rival Rossville.

Clinton Central topped Pioneer, 99-84, in junior high swimming on Monday despite Pioneer finishing first in all three relays.

Three county wrestlers advanced out of last Saturday’s North Montgomery regional to move on to this Saturday’s New Castle semistate with all hoping to win two matches there to reach the state finals the following week at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Clinton Central came oh so close to winning its first girls sectional basketball championship since 1997 – like three minutes close – before losing 49-43 to North Vermillion at Saturday’s Attica Class A Sectional and head coach Matt Crawford mentioned his disappointment for his seniors sever…

Clinton Prairie and host Rossville put on quite a matinee in boys basketball Saturday with the Gophers escaping with a 53-49 win in double overtime that gives them at least a share of the Hoosier Heartland Conference championship.

Rossville bowed out of the Sheridan Class 2A girls sectional Friday with a 53-34 semifinal loss to Class 2A No. 10-ranked and eventual champion Lafayette Central Catholic, but they put a scare into the Knights early before Central Catholic finished the first quarter strong for a 13-10 first …

Clinton Central and Frankfort each got two relay teams into today’s Zionsville girls sectional swimming finals at Thursday’s preliminaries (each in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle) while Frankfort qualified in three individual events for Saturday’s finals and Central had two.

Clinton Prairie’s Cam Cornell recently signed her letter of intent to play softball next year at Taylor University, saying their coach was a deciding factor in her choice.

Frankfort almost pulled off an upset over North Montgomery at the Danville Class 3A Girls Sectional on Tuesday before falling 36-34.

Clinton Prairie struggled offensively and could not dig out from an early hole in a 47-35 loss to Lafayette Central Catholic in a battle of state-ranked teams at the Sheridan Class 2A girls basketball sectional on Tuesday, with Gopher head coach Amie Anthrop frustrated afterward and wishing …

Clinton Prairie topped visiting Clinton Central for a 72-42 Hoosier Heartland Conference win in boys basketball on Friday breaking open the game in the second quarter as turnovers mounted up on the Bulldogs.

Clinton County had no wrestlers claim individual championships at Saturday’s Frankfort sectional and struggled in the team standings as well, but eight wrestlers moved on to compete at next Saturday’s North Montgomery regional.

Rossville got wins over visiting Eastern, 61-47, in conference action on Friday in boys basketball and finished off the weekend with a road victory at Pioneer, 63-50.

Clinton Prairie wrapped up its second consecutive unbeaten Hoosier Heartland Conference championship in girls basketball on Friday beating visiting county rival Clinton Central, 50-39, on senior night ahead of a sectional showdown with Lafayette Central Catholic tonight.

Clinton Central lost 67-46 to host Pioneer in girls basketball on Thursday with the state-ranked Panthers opening up a lead starting in the second quarter.

Clinton Prairie battled back several times before losing 66-63 to host Tipton in girls basketball on Thursday with their coach believing the defeat could prove valuable with sectionals starting next Tuesday.

Frankfort displayed progress on the offensive end, but host Maconaquah’s sophomore guard Lilly Maple dropped 29 points as the Braves prevailed 79-42 in girls basketball on Wednesday as each team points to next week’s sectionals.

Rossville jumped out to a big second quarter lead and held off host Western Boone, 44-42, in girls basketball on Tuesday.

First-year Clinton Prairie head coach Chad Peckinpaugh appreciated his return to McCutcheon High School where his Indiana All-Star jersey number from 1995 adorns the gymnasium wall and he assisted his coaching father Rick for several years, but the result in a 62-32 loss to his old school di…

Eastern continued its dominance in the Hoosier Heartland Conference meet at Clinton Central on Saturday – although in closer fashion than recent years – but Clinton County had four individual wrestlers claim conference championships in the final push before Saturday’s sectional at Frankfort.

Clinton Central’s boys swimming team continued its dominance of the Hoosier Heartland Conference meet on Saturday taking the championship for the fifth time straight and the girls started a run of their own with a second consecutive team title.

Rossville dominated its Hoosier Heartland Conference boys basketball game with host Clinton Central from almost tip on Friday in a 77-45 win.

Clinton Central gained a hard-fought 37-33 win in girls basketball over in-county conference rival Rossville at Central on Friday, giving them the most wins in program history since 2002.

Clinton Central swept both the girls and boys titles at the Hoosier Heartland Conference swimming meet they hosted on Saturday with the Bulldog boys winning the title for the fifth consecutive time (no meet in 2015) and the girls for the second time in a row.

Clinton Central almost beat host Frankfort at their own outside-shooting game in boys basketball on Friday before the Hot Dogs made enough plays and hit free throws late to secure a hard-fought 77-73 in-county win.

Clinton Central swept both boys and girls swimming against visiting in-county rival Frankfort on Thursday with the Bulldogs gearing up for its conference meet today and the Hot Dogs winding down from their own last weekend.

A caption in the Jan. 15 edition of the Times misidentified the Clinton Central diver in a photo of a story about Clinton Central’s swim meet on Jan. 13 with Elwood. Conner Tarkington (above) won boys 1-meter diving at the event, but the photo was of teammate Caleb Wilson who took second.

High above Case Arena for most Frankfort athletic events you’ll find a group of students getting hands-on broadcasting experience of games even if they have a tight schedule with their own athletic endeavors.

Clinton Prairie and Frankfort have displayed that they are in different stages with their girls basketball programs during the season and that played out when the two matched up on Tuesday in a 64-10 win for the visiting Gophers.

Clinton Central beat visiting Tri-County, 49-34, in girls basketball on Tuesday to match the most wins in school history since 2003.

Rossville lost 41-34 to visiting Tri-Central in girls basketball on Friday, with the Trojans breaking open a close game in the final quarter.

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Three foreign-exchange students participating in high school swimming and other fall sports were recently featured in the paper, but another is getting her feet wet in the game most associated with being a Hoosier as Japan’s Kurumi Katano joined the Frankfort girls basketball team when open …

Frankfort swimmers made a strong opening push at Thursday’s preliminaries for the Sagamore Conference meet with hopes to finish strong today in the finals at Crawfordsville High School.