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Bison take out Mavs in Hoops Classic

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Oust Bombers and survive OT thriller


Now swinging around the calendar’s corner into December, basketball’s spotlight on Benton Central’s hardwood teams assumes a core shifting to include the Bison boys under Head Coach Ben Lambeck; this past week, the Herd guys competed in the IU Health Hoops Classic (November 29-Dec. 3) and eliminated the site-hosting McCutcheon Mavericks, 45-38, at the Cardinal and Gold’s Harold Dean Resler […]

Swim teams out race Fountain Central

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Last week Benton Central’s swim teams hosted Fountain Central and both came away with wins. The Lady Bison defeated the Mustangs in a close contest 77-74 and the Men were easy winners 61-12. Top finishers in each event for Benton Central were: Women 200 Yard Medley Relay: 2. Harper Harrell,Amsley Harrell, Ainsley Honn and Kristin Stacy. Men 200 Yard Medley […]

Who is rolling strikes and spares on the lanes?

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BOWLING Scores

Bowling scores for the Wednesday Afternoon League in Fowler have been released: TEAM SCORES:Cuckoos – 52Thorny Roses – 44Zany Zinnias – 42 Mighty Mums – 40Toucans – 34 HIGH GAMECarol Kennedy – 171Nancy Nagel – 150Jessica Carter – 150 HIGH SERIESJessica Carter – 394Nancy Nagel – 374Carol Kennedy – 352

Bison start season with two victories

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EDGE OFF The Boards


Lady Bison finish short to WL in Hoops Classic consolation Benton Central basketball unleashed for both Green and Gold squads (Bison boys, aside from the already-active Lady Bison) this past week. The Lady Bison of Head Coach Dave Baxter completed the IU Health Hoops Classic (on Saturday, Nov. 19) down at McCutcheon’s Dean Resler Gym, as they tested arch-rival and […]

Who is rolling strikes and spares on the lanes?

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Bowling scores for the Wednesday League in Fowler have been released: TEAM SCORES:Cuckoos – 50Mighty Mums – 38Thorny Roses – 36Zany Zinnias – 36Toucans – 28 HIGH GAMENancy Nagel – 184Jessica Carter – 152Missy Moricz – 146 HIGH SERIESNancy Nagel – 478Jessica Carter – 375Hilarie Ellis – 347

Lady Bison soccer honors 11 graduates with team and booster praise

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GREEN AND GOLD Soccer


The 2023 season for Benton Central girls’ soccer (who finished strong and amassed a well-merited, 10-6-1 record for this past fall) finally ended on Nov. 16, at the BC cafeteria, as 11 Lady Bison seniors—defenders Shelby Cackley and Sidney Datzman, midfielder Lydia Doyle, forwards/ midfielders Amsley Harrell and Halle Holder, midfielder Megan Jenkins, defender Sierra Rice, goalie Madison Rodriguez, forward/ […]

Lady Bison tip off new season

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Uproot CP’s Lady Gophers and prepare for Hoops Classic


A new basketball season for 2022-2023 has started, as the Benton Central Lady Bison began their hardwood schedule on Saturday night of November 12 in Bison Arena—defeating the Clinton Prairie Lady Gophers, 55-45. The coming week brings the yearly IU Health Hoops Classic, which will be played at Harrison, Lafayette Jeff, and McCutcheon. The distaff Green and Gold under Head […]

Baseball, softball sectional assignments approved for 2023-24

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Last week the IHSAA Executive Committee approved the sectional assignments in baseball and softball for the next two school years. The Executive Committee accepted the recommendations of the realignment committee which determined the sectional groups for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years. For Softball, the Lady Bison will be in Sectional 38 with Carroll (Flora), Clinton Prairie, Delphi Community, Seeger, […]

Who is rolling strikes and spares on the lanes?

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Bowling scores for theWednesday League inFowler have been released: TEAM SCORES:Cuckoos – 38Thorny Roses – 28Zany Zinnias – 26Mighty Mums – 24Toucans – 14 HIGH GAMEJessica Carter – 166Nancy Nagel – 154Bonnie Brost – 149 HIGH SERIESNancy Nagel – 439Jessica Carter – 411Bonnie Brost – 396

Cheer squad to compete in Championship State Finals

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For the second consecutive year the Bison Cheer squad will be competing at the State finals of the Indiana Cheer Championship State Finals. This Saturday, the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) will host the 2022 Indiana Cheer Championship State Finals at New Castle High School. The Indiana Association of School Principals, Department of Student Programs, sponsors the Indiana Cheer […]


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