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- Girls Basketball Preview: Daleville set high standard last season The bar has been set high by the Daleville girls basketball program after a season of epic proportions a year ago.
- Mike Lopresti: Can Tigers turn the Tide? Now that the BCS stands for Basically Chasing Saban, Saturdays like this one have become nearly as infrequent as lunar eclipses. Alabama actually has a chance to lose. Or not.
Early errors cost Raiders in rout
Shenandoah needed to play a nearly perfect game to win the Class 2A Sectional 38 championship Friday night.
Instead, early errors helped the Raiders dig a deep hole in a game they ultimately lost 46-14 against fourth-ranked Scecina at Dale Green Field.
Cathedral ends Anderson's season
A week after picking up their first sectional win since 1992, the Anderson Indians lined up Friday night against Indianapolis Cathedral for the sectional 13 title.
Playing on the Lawrence Central High School field, the Irish used a 21-point outburst in the first quarter to blow the game open and cruised to a 56-13 win over Anderson.
Oak Hill tackles Tigers
The showdown between two teams in a grudge match on Sept. 20 before Oak Hill pulled out a 14-7 overtime thriller turned into a much more offensive affair in Friday's sectional finals against Alexandria.
The Golden Eagles played smash mouth football by running the ball down the throats of Alexandria as they scored on their first two offensive possessions.
They got a five-yard touchdown from their 235 pound fullback Ethan Bowland at the 7:08 mark of the first quarter and 23-yard scoring run from Zach Daniels. The two scores proved to be crucial as Oak Hill walked off the field with a 35-14 victory on their home turf to win the sectional 36 crown on a brisk November evening.
Rick Bramwell: More than deer found on evening hunt
I expect to see deer when I go deer hunting, but sometimes the unexpected is the real treat. A farmer was picking corn on my hunting property Tuesday afternoon and I was skirting a fence row on my way to hunt. It was a perfect eve
- Football sectional title game preview: Raiders ready for another title tilt The current senior class at Shenandoah never has experienced a football season that ended before the sectional championship round. On Friday, the Raiders (9-2) will make their fourth consecutive Class 2A sectional title game appearance by hosting Indianapolis Scecina (9-2). Shenandoah is 1-2 in its previous championship tries, with the victory coming in thrilling fashion last season against Heritage Christian at Dale Green Field.
- Ken de la Bastide: Saving pavement sprint car racing Back in the 1970s when I first moved to the Hoosier State, pavement sprint car racing was sanctioned through USAC, with plenty of racing on tracks in central Indiana. Since then, times have changed.
Arabians' Buck places 19th at girls cross country meet
On a windy and cool Saturday, more than 200 runners lined up for a chance to win a girls state high school state cross country championship at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.
- Argylls fall in tight semistate battle One big misunderstanding, a host of service errors and a red-hot opponent conspired Saturday afternoon to end Madison-Grant's volleyball season. The sixth-ranked Argylls (26-10) fought through three heavily contested sets but ultimately couldn't solve Hammond Bishop Noll in a 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 loss in the Class 2A semistate semifinals.
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