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- Boys Basketball Preview: New-look Tribe prepares for the unknown Anderson's opening night roster features five sophomores and a freshman after losing seven seniors from a year ago.
- Boys basketball preview: Adjustments again necessary for Arabians It's rare that a team is asked to replace so many significant parts in consecutive seasons, but that's the challenge Pendleton Heights boys basketball coach Brian Hahn is tasked with this winter.
Boys basketball preview: Experienced Eagles set to soar
Some losses are easier to get over than others.
The kind that end on a tip-in at the conclusion of double overtime tend to skew toward the high end of the difficulty scale. Add a sectional championship to the mix, and the challenge becomes even greater.
But there's nothing the Frankton boys basketball team can do about last year's season-ending 52-50 loss against Wapahani in a Class 2A sectional final. So the Eagles, who finished 18-6 one year after winning the first sectional title in program history, are focusing on the future.
- Defense saves the day for Butler The Butler Way never wavers. Trailing by 11 early in the second half Saturday at Worthen Arena, the Bulldogs (4-0) used their defense to get back into the game and rally for a 59-58 victory against in-state rival Ball State (2-2).
- Rebuilding Ravens show promise in opening loss Rebuilding years for a college program often involve many ups and downs. The Anderson University women’s basketball team experienced both Saturday during the season opener at O.C. Lewis Gymnasium as the Ravens fell to the Lindenwood Lynx 85-75
- Arabians hold on in home opener Pendleton Heights’ defense clamped down on Greenfield-Central during the second and third quarters Friday night, allowing its offense to chip away at the Cougars’ lead. In the waning minutes, the Arabians took the lead and held on to earn the victory, 49-45.
- Boys basketball preview: Memories of near miss fuel Lions Liberty Christian was about four minutes away from its first boys basketball regional championship last March. Then perennial powerhouse Lafayette Central Catholic rallied late in the fourth quarter, and the Lions' magical season ended with a 77-68 loss at Frankfort's Case Arena. Gone. But not forgotten.|ANDERSON — Liberty Christian was about four minutes away from its first boys basketball regional championship last March. Then perennial powerhouse Lafayette Central Catholic rallied late in the fourth quarter, and the Lions' magical season ended wit
- Boys basketball preview: Lapel has pieces to reload Like many boys basketball teams in the coverage area, Lapel is undergoing something of a makeover this season. None of the others, however, have a head coach with more than 500 career victories.
- Boys basketball preview: Carroll hopes to help Panthers take next step Landon Carroll's first shot as a boys basketball head coach is coming close to home. With a former rival, no less. Like fellow Alexandria native Mickey Hosier, Carroll is changing his Central Indiana Conference colors this winter. Hosier is off to a 1-1 start as the leader of Elwood's girls basketball team this season. Carroll makes his Panthers debut Nov. 30 at Lapel.
Maydak wins 100th meet in season opener
Pendleton Heights’ girls swimming team gave its coach, Jeff Maydak, something a little more special than just a win Wednesday night. The Arabians swam their way to a milestone by giving him his 100th victory.
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