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Bears sweep Blackford in tripleheader; Brown gets 26 and 11

Monroe Central opened a little lethargic Tuesday night holding only a 25-18 lead at halftime over Blackford. However, outscoring the young Bruins 25-5 in the 3rd quarter propelled the Bears to a 49-29 victory and a 1-1 record. “I’m proud of our guys for persevering and getting a win.  It’s not easy to be at

Frosh roll to a 42-12 win over Wes-Del; now 2-0

Monroe Central came out hot Monday night and never looked back in a 42-12 freshmen team victory over Wes-Del. After building an early 13-2 lead behind strong play from Dustin Wright, the 9th grade Bears cruised to a 2-0 start to the year. Coach Bryan Mathent said, “All the boys played very hard and it

8th grade wins 23rd straight game; 7th grade just short

Monroe Central hosted Liberty Christian in a pair of junior high games on Monday. The 7th grade, despite trailing 10-0 at one point, battled Liberty Christian to the end before coming up short, 22-16. Allie Morrison was the leading scorer with 12 points. The 8th grade game saw MC jump out to a 9-0 lead

C team wins opener, 38-14

Monroe Central;’s Ca team opened the season against Randolph Southern and won by a 38-14 count. After the 1st quarter of play the Bears led 16-0 and never looked back. Dustin Wright led all scorers with 15 and six other Bears chipped in as well. The C team will play tonight at home vs Wes-Del. Tipoff is

MC wrestlers go 2-3 at Knightstown; Tinsman now 11-0

The Monroe Central varsity wrestling team went 2-3 at the Knightstown Invitational last weekend. The Bears fell to Eastern Hancock 66-18; defeated Union County, 42-36; beat Randolph Southern, 54-18; and lost to Knightstown 66-18 and Connersville 54-21. Hunter Tinsman, Tyler Jones and  Kameron Armour each went 5-0 on the day. Josh Sloan posted a record of 3-2, while Griffin Heckman, Julian

Lady Bears win on back-2-back nights; now 4-2

Monroe Central’s Lady Bears swept a pair of games on back-to-back nights this past week. On Monday night, MC broke a 4-4 first quarter tie with Blackford by outscoring them 19-5 in the 2nd quarter to lead 23-9 at the half. Blackford cut the lead to 33-24 after 3 quarters before the Lady Bears led

What’s all the hype? MC Bears battle #2 Knights into overtime

Hoosier Hysteria didn’t wait until March to show up at Monroe Central this past week, as the Bears gave a preview of just how good the 2015-16 season could be. Beau Combs’ drive put the Bears on top, but Northeastern hit a shot with 1.6 seconds left in regulation to tie the game and send

MC Roundup; C team, 8th grade boys and girls win

Monroe Central’s C team opened the season last Monday night with a big 38-14 win over Randolph Southern. Also on Monday, the 8th grade boys defeated Driver (Winchester) by a score of 37-35. Leading scorers were Colton Bradley scoring 16 points and Roman Braun adding 10. Monroe Central 7th grade lost to Driver of Winchester by

Lady Bears rally falls short at Hagerstown

Last Friday night, the Lady Bears took a 2-game winning streak to a face a 3-1 Hagerstown team. MC struggled in the first half to get going offensively, while H’town was lighting it up downtown. Six three-pointers led the purple and gold out to a 12-2 first quarter lead and a 25-10 halftime advantage. MC

Bears take Bronco Super Dual title, finish 5-0

The Bears came out on top at the Daleville Super Duals this past Saturday, going 5-0 on the day. Monroe Central defeated Northeastern 36-30; Blue River 66-12; Wapahani 57-18; Hagerstown 42-36; and Daleville 52-21. Undefeat Champions on the day were Gregg Yuknavage, Kameron Armour, Hunter Tinsman, and Josh Sloan. Mason Huser also joined the ring of