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Aubrey Norris Honorable Mention All-State in CC

Sophomore Aubrey Norris has been named Honorable Mention All-State in Cross Country for her effort during the 2015 season. Norris broke her own school record, previously set this fall, by finishing the Sportsplex course in 19:42.74 – her previous record was 19:58. Norris won the County title this fall, placed 6th overall at sectional, finished 8th at

Bearcats too much for Lady Bears; JV wins 28-20

Monroe Central traveled to Muncie Central Tuesday night hoping to extend their 2-game win streak. Turnovers and trouble getting the ball in the basket allowed the Bearcats to start the night with a 21-0 lead. Monroe Central outscored them the rest of the way, 32-30, but fell to 4-3 on the year with a 51-32

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