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- Alexandria's Young chooses Ohio State Owen Young comes from a famous baseball family, but he's quickly made a name for himself. And soon the Alexandria junior slugger will be taking his talents to the Big Ten. Last month, Young agreed to spend his college days at Ohio State, playing for former Ball State coach Greg Beals' rising program.|ALEXANDRIA — Owen Young comes from a famous baseball family, but he's quickly made a name for himself. And soon the Alexandria junior slugger will be taking his talents to the Big Ten. Last month, Young agreed to spend his college days at Ohio State,
- 2014 THB Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year: Da'Sha Boyd Sometimes when a good team has a large collection of really good talent, it is hard for a single player to emerge as the best player on that team, let alone the best among a collection of 11 teams. Anderson High School senior Da'Sha Boyd came from just such a situation, playing for the Lady Tribe team that was one of only two in this area to win a sectional title.
- Lions celebrate historic run Liberty Christian's basketball program is still basking in the glow of an historic run after winning its first regional championship. On Tuesday night, players, coaches and fans were already looking forward to what could be in store next season.
- George Bremer: Hats off for local hoops There will be at least one good memory from this endless winter — basketball.
- Lions have not yet reached full roar Here's a thought that could send shivers through the ranks of Class 1A boys basketball programs across the state: Liberty Christian might just be getting started.
Rick Teverbaugh: Lions are just fine big picture
There are those who think everything can be found in who wins and who loses. That is small picture thinking. By that yardstick, there is nothing but total defeat to be found in Liberty Christian's loss to Marquette Catholic on Saturday in the Lafayette semistate title game.
Pride of Lions evident even in defeat
From the beginning, one thing was clear: The Liberty Christian contingent at the Lions’ Class 1A semistate game Saturday against Marquette Catholic was loud and proud. The fans’ support – young, old, Liberty or not – didn’t go unnoticed by the Lions, who ended their season 20-7 after a 72-61 loss to the Blazers.
Lions' historic run ends at semistate
All the Liberty Christian boys basketball team needed to keep its magical season rolling Saturday afternoon in the Class 1A semistate at Lafayette Jeff was one more run. But it never materialized. Instead, third-ranked Marquette Catholic (20-6) opened the third quarter with a 9-1 spurt to take control of the game and held on for a 72-61 victory that ended the most successful postseason in the Lions' history.
Liberty Christian loses semistate
In a contest that remained close through the first half, the Liberty Christian Lions basketball team lost Saturday to the Marquette Catholic Blazers in the Class A semi-state high school game. The final score was 72-61.
Lions ready for semistate showdown
When DeShon Gibbs was a youngster attending Indiana Christian Academy, he regularly spent his summer days playing pick-up basketball games with friends going to Liberty Christian. Like many before and after, Gibbs quickly realized the potential he was seeing on the court. "I knew something was special with these guys I was playing with," the Lions' senior guard said this week. "And I knew I wanted to be part of it."
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