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Carroll boys topple North Central

Jacob Redding had 28 points and six assists to lead the Carroll boys basketball team to a 79-76 home win Saturday over North Central in a match of Class 4A schools. The visitors f ...

February 18, 2017 7:50 pm


IHSAA assistant commissioner retires

Assistant IHSAA commissioner Phil Gardner has announced his retirement, effective July 1. Gardner, 67, has served 27 years with the high school sports governing body – ...

February 17, 2017 4:13 pm


IHSAA to add class in soccer tournaments

The IHSAA expanded its boys and girls soccer tournaments as the governing body's executive committee added a third class in a Friday morning meeting.  The group approved the ...

February 17, 2017 3:01 pm


Lakewood Park storms back to stun Leo

AUBURN – Things looked bleak for Lakewood Park. But that big ol’ momentum pendulum had yet to swing in the Panthers’ favor. And when it did, all that was left wa ...

February 17, 2017 8:20 pm


Eastside clinches at least a tie for NECC title

Eastside clinched at least a tie for the NECC boys basketball title with a 36-34 win over host Angola on Friday. The Blazers (17-3) improved to 9-1 in the conference. Eastside has ...

February 17, 2017 8:09 pm


North Side survives Bishop Luers' best shot

Being ranked second in the state in Class 4A, the North Side’s boys basketball team expects to get an opponent’s best shot. The Legends took another on Friday night bu ...

February 17, 2017 7:42 pm


Warsaw senior stays perfect, Bellmont advances three

Warsaw senior Kyle Hatch remained unbeaten and Bellmont advanced three wrestlers to the quarterfinals of the wrestling state finals Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapoli ...

February 17, 2017 8:47 pm


Homestead relies on defense to stop Carroll

As rivalries go, it is the oddest of ducks: A cross-county dispute that somehow has been both one-sided and intensely competitive. In the latest rendering Friday night, Carroll an ...

February 17, 2017 7:30 pm


North Side drops to No. 2

The North Side boys basketball team dropped to No. 2 in the Associated Press Class 4A poll released Tuesday.  The Legends (20-1) received seven first-place votes, but Warren ...

February 14, 2017 2:47 pm


Homestead headed back to Crown Point for semistate

The Homestead girls basketball team will venture back to Crown Point in search of their second state finals appearance in three years. The Class 4A No. 2 Spartans (26-2) plays No. ...

February 12, 2017 2:39 pm


Concordia advances to regional finals

COLUMBIA CITY – No. 6 Concordia topped No. 8 Tippecanoe Valley 65-58 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Columbia City Class 3A girls basketball regional. Concordia (21-4) ...

February 11, 2017 11:29 am


Norwell falls in regional semifinals

COLUMBIA CITY – Norwell fell to No. 4 Heritage Christian 63-46 in the semifinals of the Columbia City Class 3A girls basketball regional Saturday. The Knights fell behind 11 ...

February 11, 2017 9:11 am


Homestead keeps poise, wins regional title

KOKOMO — Maturity, poise and faith guided the Homestead girls to a 63-59 win over Carmel in the Class 4A Regional championship game at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday. The Sp ...

February 11, 2017 7:58 pm


Central Noble girls win regional title

Thanks to a 63-40 victory over Delphi on Saturday night in Winamac, the Central Noble girls basketball team has captured a regional championship for the first time. The Cougars wi ...

February 11, 2017 7:43 pm


Concordia falls short in regional final

COLUMBIA CITY – Concordia was able to avenge one loss, but two of them in the same day proved too big of a task at the Class 3A Columbia City girls basketball regional Saturd ...

February 11, 2017 7:22 pm