PREBLE COUNTY — The Preble County Cougars dropped to 2-1 on the young basketball season following a 50-31 loss to the Darke County Slammers on Jan. 25 at Eaton First Church of God. Brad Mikesell led the Cougars with 16 points while Alex Day and Sean Pierce added four points each. Chad Mikesell dropped in three points and Brooks Henning and Sidney Hoskins rounded out the scoring with two points each. Players also seeing action were Ricky Birkhead, Katy Bishop, Jr. Gambill, Adam Jackson, Kim Jackson and Kim Mikesell. The team is coached by Tim Lane and Chuck Hart.
The Cougars won their first two games of the season, beating the Montgomery County Crush 42-29 and knocking off Shelby County, 36-26.
Jan. 26 – Exhibition game at Twin Valley South during halftime of the boys varsity game
Feb. 2 – at Miami County
Feb. 8 – Miami County
Feb. 10 – at Montgomery County Crush
Feb. 12 – Exhibition game at Eaton High School during halftime of the boys varsity game
Feb. 15 – Darke County Warriors
Feb. 17 – at Shelby County
Feb. 22 – Montgomery County Cougars
Feb. 24 – at Darke County Slammers
Feb. 27 – Sectional Tournament in Cincinnati
Feb. 29 – Montgomery County Crush
March 5 – Cougars vs. Generals at Eaton Middle School (11 am)
Home games tip-off at 6:30 pm at Eaton First Church of God, 601 E. Lexington Rd., Eaton.
For additional information about the Cougars and Special Olympics, call Corey Mangan, Special Olympics Coordinator, Preble County, at 456-5891 ext. 124 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reach Corey at CMangan@prebledd.org.