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  • Noblesville shocks Heritage
    Donna Buckley was so confident Noblesville could pull off an upset over Heritage Christian that she told her players not to risk trying to score on the last play of regulation in a tied game. While the fans at The Mill clamored for a shot attempt, the Lady Millers inbounded the ball and let the final four seconds of the fourth quarter expire with the score locked at 49. 
  • Tigers take No. 9 Bulldogs to OT

    No. 9 Brownsburg got all it could handle in a 60-54 overtime win at Fishers Wednesday.

  • Huskies survive thriller
    In a back-and-forth game that came down to the final shot, Lapel’s Carson Huber missed a 3-pointer off the back of the rim before the shot clock expired, and Hamilton Heights escaped with a 70-69 win Wednesday.
  • Shamrocks lose another tight game

    The Westfield Shamrocks found themselves in another nail-biter - this time against Plainfield.

  • Guerin upsets University

    The Guerin Catholic girls basketball team hadn’t won a game for almost three weeks - until Tuesday night.

  • Tigers take final conference dual meet of season over Millers
    The Fishers Tigers swim and dive teams defeated the Noblesville Millers in the final conference dual meet of the season. The Lady Tigers outpaced the Lady Millers by a final score of 129-58, and the Tigers beat the Millers 122-64.
  • Huskies shoot down Stars

    The Lady Huskies are on a roll. Hamilton Heights won its sixth straight game with a 59- 52 victory over the Western Boone Stars. 

  • Lady Blackhawks drop 3rd straight

    Junior Heather Barker scored a team-high 12 points for Sheridan, and senior Nixon Williams also finished in double-figures with 10. Sheridan (13-7) has now lost its last three games, after reeling off six straight wins. 

  • Carmel boys, girls both victorious
    John Michael Mulloy almost outscored the entire Avon team by himself. Amy Dilk led the Lady Greyhounds in scoring with a game-high 23. 
  • Heights wrestling match canceled
    Huskies AD makes announcement on today's meet. 
  • Spartans spear Eagles

    Senior Sydney Geis finished with 13 points to lead Guerin, who was unable to hold onto an early advantage.

  • Brownsburg holds off Fishers

    The Fishers Lady Tigers lost a back-and-forth affair against the Brownsburg Bulldogs by a score of 45-39 Saturday. 

  • I got to be a “Predator” for one night last week, and it was really cool! For those who don’t remember, Predator was a 1987 movie (and series of forgettable remakes) in which an alien creature hunted down various supporting actors for sport and killed them in gruesome fashion until Arnold Schwarzenegger saves the day. Among other assets, the Predator had thermal vision that allowed him to stalk the various players until the final battle. 
  • Game of the Week: Hamilton Heights vs. Lapel
    This round’s Game of the Week was a rescheduled matchup that just took place Wednesday between Hamilton Heights and Lapel — And it was a dogfight. The Huskies escaped with a one-point win, but the Bulldogs didn’t go down quietly. 
  • Heights swimmer eyes undefeated conference season
    It’s been almost two seasons since Rachel Sanqunetti tasted defeat in an individual swimming event. In 36 races this year, the Hamilton Heights junior has finished first 35 times. The other race — a 200 medley relay — her team came in second. As a sophomore, Sanqunetti went a perfect 37-0 in the regular season. 
  • Athlete of the Week: Makayla Kauzlick
    Kauzlick began her night with a score of 9.0 in the vault competition — good enough for first place. She followed that performance by earning first on the bars with a score of 8.775. Kauzlick topped off her coming-out-party with a second-place finish in the floor competition with a score of 8.65.
  • COACH'S CORNER: Pete Smith
    Coach’s Corner is a weekly ‘Q’ and ‘A’ featuring the coaches of Hamilton County high schools. This week’s volunteer is veteran Hamilton County and Guerin Catholic varsity boys basketball head coach Pete Smith.
  • THE GRIND: This is how diamonds are made
    As a coach, my goal is to teach my fighters to be humble and composed in both victory and defeat. Sure, winning is always more fun, but you learn more from your losses than your wins. And that’s not just in wrestling, but in many aspects of life.
  • Bruno's Shoebox
    About six months ago, after working as a sports reporter for four decades, Conrad Brunner made a career change. He turned to something he’d been doing for even longer than he’d been writing about sports.
  • Street steps down as Huskies football coach
    Mitch Street, Hamilton Heights football varsity head coach, has resigned. Street, a 10-year educator at Heights, will continue his focus on his role as Dean of Students at Hamilton Heights High School.
  • McDonald's All-American Game rosters announced
    Several area lady hoopers, including Noblesville’s Emily Kiser and Carmel’s Amy Dilk, had a shot at competing in the game, but were ultimately not chosen. Katlyn Gilbert (Heritage Christian) was selected for the West team.
  • Student-Athlete Tip of the Week
    Alabama won the national championship in college football this past week, but the real story is about the two quarterbacks, Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, and how they worked together to make it happen.
  • Golden Eagle tweets Chicago commitment
    "The process was tiring and distracting, but it’s nice to be wanted by schools that I found interesting,” Munson said. “I heard from several schools … and I was impressed with the (Chicago) coaching staff, and I got along well with the athletes and other students I met on campus.”
  • Area football coach nominated for NFL award

    The NFL announced earlier this month the list of 32 high school football coaches - one for each team in the league - who were nominated for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. The award is named after the winningest football coach in NFL history, but the criteria doesn’t focus on what a coach does on the field, said Colts’ nominee and former Ben Davis head coach Mike Kirschner.

    Another week - another tough decision. In girls basketball alone, Hamilton Heights’Kayla Kirtley eclipsed 1,000 career points in a win over Western on Tuesday, and Sheridan’s Audrey Reed dropped 37 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in an overtime loss at Kokomo. But no one had a more consistent week than Carmel’s Amy Dilk. 
  • The 2018 Cincinnati Reds Caravan kicks off Thursday, Jan. 25 from the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum and will travel more than 3,800 miles with stops in five states over four days. 
  • GAME OF THE WEEK: University vs. Lebanon

    For the second week in a row, a University basketball team competed in our “Game of the Week.” This time, however, it’s the Lady Trailblazers.


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