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2021 IHSAA Class 4A Boys Basketball State Championship Game Recap: Carmel v. Lawrence North

The day of ‘Basketball Bonanza’ in our state was capped in an Overtime thriller at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the Class 4A State Championship Game. Mere minutes away, at Lucas Oil Stadium, there was an incredibly exciting Overtime game that featured a buzzer-beating finish in the NCAA Tournament National Semifinal between Gonzaga and UCLA. The … Continue reading

2021 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Championship Game Recap: Silver Creek v. Leo

The 3A Championship Game featured the Dragons of Silver Creek, and the Lions of Leo. While each team got off to a bit of slow start offensively, there was plenty of action in the first half of play. Ayden Ruble got the Lions going, scoring 7 points (& displaying a skilled offensive arsenal) in the … Continue reading

2021 IHSAA Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship Game Recap: Parke Heritage v. FW Blackhawk

The game between the Parke Heritage Wolves and Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian Braves was billed as a contrast of styles, featuring the stifling defense of the Wolves, and the high-octane offense of the Braves. The game was played at a tempo that the Wolves preferred. The Braves held an 11-5 lead after one quarter of … Continue reading

2021 IHSAA Class 1A Boys Basketball State Championship Game Recap: Barr-Reeve v. Kouts

A historic day for basketball in the state of Indiana (4 IHSAA State Championship Games, in addition to the NCAA National Semifinals in Men’s Basketball, all in Indianapolis) tipped off with a clash for the Class 1A Championship. The Barr-Reeve Vikings. The Kouts Mustangs. The Vikings’ stingy defense. The high-powered offensive attack of the Mustangs. … Continue reading

IHSAA Boys Basketball: 2021 Class 1A State Championship Game Preview: Barr-Reeve v. Kouts

A basketball season that has truly been unique, for obvious reasons, will conclude on April 3rd, when the 2021 Boys Basketball State Championships will take place in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  The April conclusion to the Boys Basketball State Tournament will be the first of its kind since 1978. The full day of hoops will begin … Continue reading

2021 Seymour Semi-State Recap: Lawrence North v. Bloomington South

Once the Class 3A Semi-State game was completed, the stage was set for the Class 4A South Semi-State between the Lawrence North Wildcats and the Bloomington South Panthers. The Panthers came out of the gate shooting red-hot from distance, connecting on four 3-point baskets in the first quarter.  6’4” Senior Joey Bomba poured in 13 … Continue reading

2020 State Finals Results

What a season! One we’ll sure never forget. The Covid-19 pandemic was as big as a player as those on the fields on Friday nights. Athletic directors were left scrambling to fill replacements on their schedule due to last minute cancellations. Coaches doing everything within their power to keep their team healthy. With all of … Continue reading

Northern Indiana Semistate Previews

Class 6A Northern Semistate No. 2 Westfield (11-1) at No. 7 Merrillville (10-1), Friday 6:30 p.m. CST Class 6A No. 7 Merrillville comes in on a 5-game winning streak, with its last loss coming at the hands of Class 3A No. 1 Bishop Chatard. Last week, the Pirates took down No. 5 Elkhart by a … Continue reading

Northeast Indiana Semistate Preview: Lafayette Central Catholic vs South Adams

This week, the South Adams Starfires are set to host the Lafayette Central Catholic Knights in a battle to decide who will punch their ticket to state in 1A. Throughout the postseason, the Starfires (12-0) have outscored their opponents 192-49 with their last meeting being a 48-35 shootout over then undefeated Southwood. They will be … Continue reading

Northwest Indiana Regional Previews

Class 6A Regional No. 7 Merrillville (9-1) at No. 5 Elkhart (9-0), Friday 6:30 CST Class 6A No. 7 Merrillville comes in on a 4-game winning streak, with its last loss coming at the hands of Class 3A No. 1 Bishop Chatard. Last week, the Pirates demolished No. 3 Lafayette Jefferson 48-14 behind three touchdowns … Continue reading