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Unsettled score

Connersville senior Giovanna Struewing takes aim from beyond the 3-point line at Mount Vernon (Fortville) on Friday. Struewing and the Lady Spartans fell to 0-3 with a loss to the Lady Marauders.

By GRADY TATE - gtate@newsexaminer.com FORTVILLE — After scoring 17 points in their season-opener against New Palestine, and following that with a 33-point effort at Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter, the Connersville High School girls basketball team travele

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One Grand Halftime

Chris Bottomley, right, gets a one-in-a-million kiss fromdaughter Kendyl Bottomley after hitting a one-in-a-thousand halfcourt shot for $1,000 during halftime at Mount Vernon (Fortville) High School Friday. Officials at the school said it had been many years since anyone made the shot and won the prize.

One Grand Halftime

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Sports Briefs

Middle School 8th boys white victorious LYNN — For its season opener, the Connersville Middle School eighth boys white team traveled to Randolph Southern Middle School on Thursday and came away with a 39-16 victory. The Spartan boys led the entire way for the

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Early crossroad

Connersville junior Tylissa Beckner drives past New Palestine’s Tatum Biddle in the season opener for the two teams on Thursday, Nov. 1. Beckner and the Lady Spartans are looking for improvement on offense, after averaging only 25 points per game through their first two games of the 2018-19 season.

By GRADY TATE - gtate@newsexaminer.com The Connersville Lady Spartans are only two games into their 2018-19 high school basketball season. But already, there is a big question looming over the team. Where is the team’s scoring going to come fro

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Sports Briefs

Big first quarter lifts East Central past FC ST. LEON — Turnovers in the first quarter became the enemy for the Franklin County girls basketball team in its contest against Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference foe East Central on Tuesday evening. As

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Caged Cougars

Union County junior Taylor Pinkerton (12) breaks pastSouth Decatur’s Lana Bell, Tuesday night inside the Robert E. Stevens gymnasium in Liberty. Pinkerton and the Lady Patriots won the game 56-31.

By GRADY TATE - gtate@newsexaminer.com LIBERTY — The Union County High School girls basketball team swung wide the doors to Roy E. Stevens gymnasium for the first time in the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, hosting South Decatur. After exp

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Sports Briefs

Gymnastics center open gym for toddlers The Connersville Gymnastics Center will hold an open gym opportunity for toddlers (ages 1-5) on Tuesdays, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cost to participate in the open gym is $5 per child.  The gymnastics center is located at 44

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Run for the regional

Eastview fourth-grader Myleigh Perry navigates the course at the Seymour Classic event in Seymour, Ind. last weekend. Perry will run in the race for 9-10 year olds, Saturday at the USATF Indiana Association Junior Olympic Championships. She is one of nine runnersfrom the Fayette County Running Club who will compete at the event in Nashville, Ind.

By GRADY TATE - gtate@newsexaminer.com On a sunny September afternoon, 166 local youths accepted the challenge to navigate a cross country course laid out for them at Roberts Park. In the weeks since, several of the competitors that

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Sports Briefs

CMS girls basketball open gym starts Open gym for the Connersville Middle School girls basketball team will be held on Nov. 8th, 15th and 20th. The South Gym will be the location for each of the open gyms. Gymnastics center open gym for toddlers The Connersville Gy

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Late Swoon

Connersville freshman Paige Dunaway, left, looks to make pass at Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter on Saturday. Dunaway finished with three points in a 45-33 loss to the Lady Raiders.

By GRADY TATE - gtate@newsexaminer.com INDIANAPOLIS — On Thursday night, the Connersville High School girls basketball team wound up going scoreless in the third quarter against New Palestine, the resulting 20-0 run carrying the visiting Lady Dragons to

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Blanket Winners

Blanket winners for the 2018 fall sports season were honored at the Connersville High School athletic awards, held inside the Robert E. Wise Center for Performing Arts on Tuesday, Oct. 30. From left, Sicily Bowling, Kelsey Smith, Sarah Griffin, Allison Woytik and Caroline Arndt.

Blanket Winners

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Sports Briefs

Wildcat girls claim win over Shiners in opener RISING SUN — Jenna Orschell earned a double-double, and the duo of Abby Orschell and Ashlan Hill scored in double figures, leading the Franklin County girls basketball team to a 56-33 victory in the team’s

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