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Bears go 1-2 in tough Northeastern tourney

Monroe Central could be seeing light at the end of the tunnel after its final two performances in the Northeastern Invitational. The field was solid this year with Class 2A #3 Northeastern, Class A 12th ranked Gary 21st Century, and solid teams from Union County, new Washington, and Lawrenceburg as well. In the opener of

JV Bears take 3rd in Tourney

Monroe Central’s junior varsity boys split a pair of games today, finishing 3rd in the Northeastern JV Invite. In the opener, Union County jumped ou tto a 9-5 first quarter lead and built it to 20-13 by the half. UC opened their advantage to 39-25 with a big 19-point 3rd quarter. MC outscored UC 15-11

DiBiasio MC’s first female named 1st team All-State

Monroe Central junior Katarina DiBiasio became the first female to be named 1st Team All-State from the school. Her achievements this fall earned her the honor. DiBiasio ranked among the Class 2A’s and State’s best in volleyball. Katarina had a kill percent of .295 which put her 76th in the state and 17th in Class

Norris named IATCCC Class 2A 1st team All-State

The Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (IATCCC) has named sophomore Aubrey Norris to the 2015 1st Team Class 2A All-State team.   Norris broke the school record twice this past fall, by finishing the Sportsplex course in 19:42.74 – the previous record was 19:58 which she set earlier in the fall. Norris won the County title

Wrestlers place 11th at ECIC; Tinsman finishes 2nd

Monroe Central”s Wrestling team finished the 2015 portion of their schedule  at the ECIC at Jay County on December 22. The Bears placed 11th out of 16 teams. MC’s top performance of the day came from Hunter Tinsman who placed 2nd. Others included Tyler Jones and Austin Leonard in 5th; Griffin Heckman placed 7th; Cole Osgood and Jackson Franklin placed

Boys at Northeastern, Girls at Union City, Banker’s over the holidays

It might be Christmas vacation from school, but athletics will go on and draw the focus of MC student-athletes. On Tuesday, December 29 the junior varsity Bears will be at Northeastern for a morning tourney. At 9:30 a.m. in the Northeastern Auxiliary Gym, MC will face Union County. Then at 10:45 will play either in

Lapel sweeps JH Boys Invitationals

Monroe Central’s boys struggled in their final games of 2015 last Saturday. The 7th grade fell to Lapel, 55-26, as the Bulldogs shot very well from outside in the first round, then MC fell to Hagerstown in the consolation. Lapel, who had lost to Shenandoah by 25 earlier in the year, fought off the Raiders

Bears win Silent Night game, fall at Hagertown

Monroe Central’s boys basketball team won their first conference game of the year Friday night over Union, 47-29. It was MC’s first Silent Night game which drew good attendance and a great full-gym effort in singing Silent Night. Jansen Blevins led the way with 16 points, while Dustin Brown scored 6 and also grabbed 10

Lady Bears upset Lapel, beat BRV; now 8-3

Monroe Central’s Lady Bears pulled off an upset of 8th ranked Lapel last week, then stayed undefeated in conference play by defeating Blue River Valley. In the 44-36 over the 8th ranked Lady Bulldogs, Abigail McGrath led the way with 16 points. “The girls executed just like we had talked about in practice. We held

C team 6-3 after defeating Union City, falling to Knights

The Monroe Central C basketball team improved to 6-2 Thursday night after a nice win at Union City, 42-32. Leading the way for the Bears was Dustin Wright with 16 points and Matthew Poole added 10. Six additional players also scored for a good balanced attack. “We are still working on taking care of the ball