The state's announcement Thursday that schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic school year means spring sports are canceled.

Greg Bell was a freshman at Butler University when one day in the early 70s, a fraternity brother friend decided it was time for an excursion. He wanted to give Bell, a sports junkie and Buffalo, New York, native, a taste of Indiana.

Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock, you're well aware of the growing concerns in the United States and around the globe concerning the coronavirus outbreak.

One day in late fall last year, Mitchell Gauger got a phone call from IUPUI athletic director Dr. Roderick Perry. Gauger, a former IUPUI diver, is still involved in activities at IUPUI so a call from Perry wasn’t out of the ordinary.

Northwestern’s Tayson Parker and Tipton’s Ben Humrichous lead five KT-area players honored by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association on Thursday when the organization announced its boys basketball honor squads.

Northwestern’s inside-outside combo of Kendall Bostic and Madison Layden have played together since elementary school. In that time they’ve linked up thousands of times on court. Outlets, kickouts, post feeds, inbounds plays, on and on. One kind is their favorite.

We like to think that some good comes from all bad and with what’s going on in the world right now, we need to cling to that hope. Fortunately there have been some things folks have done to help ease the strain of absolutely no sports whatsoever.

UPLAND – Taylor University senior Mason Degenkolb has been named to the first team of the Academic All-America squad by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday announced its academic all-state teams, which are senior-only teams.

With the ongoing COVID-19 concerns in America, the chances of the NBA restarting the 2019-20 season appear increasingly slim. If the season does end up being lost, there are plenty of storylines that won’t be able to reach conclusions.

The NAIA on Monday canceled all spring sports championships amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The River States Conference followed suit and canceled all of its regular-season contests.

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