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BRV hits buzzer-beater to beat Bears

It was a Jeckyll and Hyde kind of game Wednesday night between Blue River and Monroe Central’s freshmen basketball teams. Blue River jumped out to a 14-6 first quarter lead and posted a 21-9 lead at one point before MC trimmed the halftime deficit to 24-15. The C team Bears turned the ball over 19

Lady Bears post-season drive ends prematurely

High hopes for the Lady Bears in the post-season came to an early end Tuesday night in the Class 2A Frankton sectional. The sectional was regarded as one of the toughest in the sectional with 5 of 6 teams having winning records and 4 teams with at least 16 wins. Offensive struggles hampered Monroe Central

Forfeits get the best of JH Wrestlers

Monday night saw Monroe Central’s junior high wrestling team win 6 of 9 matches against East Jay.  However, 7 forfeits gave East Jay the win 54-33. Jonah Jones (90), Hunter Page (95), and Peyton Tinsman (100) each pinned their opponents in the first period. Tinsman had a 27 second pin for the Bears. Brady Hiatt

8th grade Ladies beat Rebels, 7th falls just short

Monroe Central’s junior high girls split with Muncie South Monday night. The 7th grade fell by a score 31-26 with Allie Morrison getting 13 points for MC. The 8th grade Ladies eased to a 46-13 victory over Muncie South, 46-13. Hannah Bolton led KC with 10 points.

C team falls to Shenandoah

Monroe Central’s C team was on a roller coaster Monday night against Shenandoah. After trailing 8-2, MC fought back to trail only 12-11 by haftime. The C team Bears went on a run to start the 3rd quarter and found themselves up 17-12. MC cooled off and only scored 2 points in the 4th to fall

Bears roll over Rebels at Banker’s

Using a 23-5 second quarter run propelled Monroe Central to a 64-47 win over Randolph Southern Saturday at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Rebels pulled out to a 12-11 lead over the Bears at the first stop, but a 23-point effort in the second left no doubt in this one. The Bears’ defense helped record

Tinsman, Leonard, Jones advance to wrestling regional

The day started with over 4500 high school wrestlers starting the day on the IHSAA sectional round of post-season, Now there are 1792 left in the tournament – onto regional next week. Among those are 3 Monroe Central grapplers. At the Delta sectional Saturday, Hunter Tinsman (3rd), Tyler Jones (4th) and Austin Leonard (4th) all advanced

Bears win MEC game over Blue River

Monroe Central decided to put up its dukes in the second half Friday – its Markus Dukes to be more specific. In his first game of the year, Dukes scored 23 points in the second half as he led a rally from 10-points down as Monroe Central defeated Blue River, 70-53. The Bears struggled to

Lady Bears win MEC title outight, set record for regular season wins

All the marbles were on the table Thursday, and the Lady Bears overcame a lethargic start to finish what they started. Monroe Central overcame a 10-deficit to claim soul rights to the MEC girls basketball title with a 36-26 win over Randolph Southern. Randolph Southern raced out to a 14-4 lead, but the Lady Bear

JV Bears win 61-20; JV Ladies fall just short

Monroe central’s junior varsity teams split a couple games Thursday evening. The boys had no problems racing out to 16-4 and 28-5 leads at the first two stops. MC led 42-9 after three quarters and went on to a 61-20 victory. Jalen Clay led the way scoring 15 points in 10 minutes of action, while