- Panthers rule early, stop Raiders The Shenandoah Raiders spent three quarters trying to scratch and claw out of a first-quarter hole but never did quite manage to escape here tuesday night. Elwood ran off to a 22-9 lead after eight minutes on its way to a tough 58-48 triumph.
Rick Bramwell: Ice fishing season could last longer than ever
Several years ago, Allen Muey was driving along I-69 when my cell phone rang. It was the fifth day of March. "You won't believe this, but I just passed two idiots ice fishing an interstate pond," he said. It turned out that those two late-season malcontents were Bob May and I.
- Ken de la Bastide: Indy 500 champ returning in 2014 With activity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway just a few months away, the IZOD IndyCar Series is getting a boost for the Indianapolis 500.
- Pendleton Heights falls to Panthers 39-34 With conference play behind the Pendleton Heights Arabians, it is time to look forward to tournament action. And what better way to prepare for postseason play than to schedule one of the top teams in the state.
- Korn, Eagles torch Muncie Central and record book Two teams headed in opposite directions met up Tuesday night as the Muncie Central Bearcats hosted the Frankton Eagles. Frankton, ranked No. 4 in the state in 2A, went into the game riding a six-game winning streak and had not lost since a Jan. 31 matchup with Elwood. Muncie Central, meanwhile, came in on a seven-game losing streak and had not won since Jan. 31.
- 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).
Draft's depth could play in Colts' favor
During his appearance at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson hinted the team will be more conservative in free agency this offseason. The Colts are expected to have between $33 million and $39 million to spend, depending on where the final 2014 salary cap number falls. But new deals on the near horizon for Andrew Luck, T.Y. Hilton and other young stars dictate a fiscally responsible approach. Indianapolis faces even more restrictive limitations in the draft.
- 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.
- PH's McCammon dives into regional Local swimmers took to the pool at Hamilton Southeastern Saturday afternoon in the boys’ sectional finals, looking for a spot in next week’s state finals. The host Royals swam away from the competition, easily outdistancing second place Fishers 510-366.
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