Clinton Central hosted the Taylor Titans on Friday for Homecoming. In what was just their third contest of the season with the last two out of three games being scrapped due to COVID-19, the Bulldogs manhandled Taylor, 62-6.

Back on the field after missing the last two weeks, the Clinton Central football team put together a 44-38 win over the Frontier Falcons on Saturday at Michigantown.


Through the uncertainty of the novel coronavirus pandemic, high school football made its return in Clinton County on August 21. In a clash of county rivals, the Clinton Central Bulldogs earned a 20-16 win over the Hot Dogs on Friday night in Frankfort.

Bulldogs set school records at Elwood

The Clinton Central girls golf team won a closely contested Clinton County Tournament, edging out Rossville for the county title on Saturday at Frankfort Commons Golf Course.


Four members of the 2020 All-County First Team were seniors who graduated just last month, long after the novel coronavirus pandemic halted the boys’ basketball playoffs in March just as the Rossville Hornets were preparing for a regional game. And the fifth member of the All-County First Te…

The postponement of the IHSAA boys basketball tournament last Friday affected one county school in Rossville, but all four are in limbo regarding the start of spring sports with schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Clinton Central Junior High beat visiting Frankfort Middle School in swimming on Thursday in likely the last school athletic event before the announcement of school closings and sporting event postponements due to COVID-19.

Clinton Central held its winter sports banquet on Monday evening recognizing letter and award winners with boys basketball coach Whit Keadle finishing off the ceremony by urging underclassmen to remain diligent after noting some of the strides each program made this season.

Clinton Central’s Payton Moore hit a game winner in overtime on Friday against host Attica to get his team into a Class A boys basketball sectional championship, but the Bulldogs didn’t have enough firepower to overcome state-ranked Covington in the title game.

Rossville will play sectional host Western Boone for a Class 2A boys basketball championship at 7:30 p.m. tonight after the Hornets topped Seeger, 55-39, in a semifinal on Friday night.

All four Clinton County schools still have their boys basketball state tournament hopes alive with games tonight after Frankfort and Rossville started things off strong with wins over Greencastle and Carroll on Tuesday.

Clinton Central beat visiting Carroll in both girls and boys junior high swimming on Monday with the girls prevailing 68-15 and the boys, 38-23. The teams competed in mixed events with both boys and girls swimming.

Frankfort pulled out a 74-67 overtime win in boys basketball at Delphi Friday to end their regular season with a 6-16 record.

With the boys basketball regular season finished last night, county teams can now turn their attention to sectional play with Frankfort and Rossville starting off things on Tuesday in their respective sectionals and Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie awaiting until Friday to see action afte…

Clinton Central had trouble gaining first-half separation from a winless Elwood squad in boys basketball on Tuesday, but quickly changed that in the third quarter on their way to a 50-30 home win.

Clinton Prairie topped host Tri-Central, 55-33, on Friday to claim the Hoosier Heartland Conference boys basketball title outright with an undefeated conference season.

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…

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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

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.

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