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- Tribe, Arabians ready for rivalry rematch For the second straight year, the Anderson boys basketball team cut down the nets at the end of the Madison County tournament in January. But if the Indians want to avoid a fifth consecutive first-round exit in March, they must find a way again to get past their greatest county rival.
- Legends complete weekend sweep Shortly after the Fort Wayne Pro-Am All-Stars finished their game against the Anderson Legends on Friday night, the team captain sought out Troy Taylor. A standing-room only crowd filled the auxiliary gymnasium at Anderson High School, and the Fort Wayne team was impressed. The captain told Taylor, who serves as the Legends' CEO in addition to playing guard, he wishes the All-Stars could get the same level of support from their city. "I just want every team that plays us to have that same experience," Taylor said.|ANDERSON — Shortly after the Fort Wayne Pro-Am All-Stars finished their game against the Anderson Legends on Friday night, the team captain sought out Troy Taylor. A standing-room only crowd filled the auxiliary gymnasium at Anderson High School, and
- PH star survives harrowing battle with staph infection On Nov. 20, Sean McDermott was diagnosed with a life-threatening infection, one his parents were told has just a 20 percent survival rate. The illness is so rare doctors at Riley Hospital for Children said this could be the only case his pediatrician ever sees.
- Lions enter 1A sectional as team to beat The Liberty Christian boys basketball team spent part of Saturday afternoon shooting around in the gym at Monroe Central. Then the Lions went for a bite to eat as a team. If the stress of defending back-to-back Class 1A sectional championships is wearing on coach Jason Chappell, he's hiding it well.
Elwood holds off late Apache charge
London Leavell made a pair of free throws with 5.4 seconds remaining, and the Elwood boys basketball team held on to beat Wabash 69-65 in its final home game Friday night.
Lapel closes with win
The Lapel boys basketball team closed out the regular season portion of its schedule with a 69-45 win over host Indianapolis Ritter on Wednesday night.
- Korn, Eagles hitting their stride at right time It's the kind of number that turns heads. Frankton senior Aaron Korn's 47 points Tuesday night at Muncie Central were a school single-game record, and they helped push him past Kelsey Key to claim the Eagles' career scoring mark for either gender.
- Braves run away from Tribe Brebeuf Jesuit used its speed Tuesday night to seemingly win the race to every loose ball and run the Anderson boys basketball team out of the Tepee on Senior Night. The Braves (14-4) forced 23 turnovers — 14 in the first half — and came down with two key offensive rebounds in the fourth quarter to surge past the Indians 73-50.
- Lapel falls to top-ranked Panthers Not many high schoolers have the opportunity to walk out of the same tunnel as NBA greats, let alone play on the same hardwood as the likes of All-Stars Paul George and Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers. But the 14 Bulldogs from Lapel High School (12-8, ICC 3-3) did just that Monday against Class 2A No. 1 Park Tudor (18-4, ICC 7-0).
- George Bremer: Hoops season heats up in early spring The temperature might not be the best indicator, but I know spring is near because championship basketball is being played across Indiana.
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