Erb went 3-0 at heavyweight in Western's duals against South Dearborn, Carroll of Allen County and Richmond.

FRANKFORT – An inefficient start to the first half wound up coming back to haunt Eastern’s boys basketball team on Friday night as the Comets traveled to Clinton Prairie for a Hoosier Heartland showdown that ended in favor of the Gophers, 52-42.

Tipton’s boys basketball team won its fourth straight game while keeping a long winning streak against Taylor intact Friday night at Center Court.

Eastern’s wrestling team scored eight pins in a commanding 54-30 victory over Frankton on Thursday night in Greentown. The Eagles entered the match ranked No. 6 in Class A in the Indiana Mat class rankings.

Kokomo’s girls swimming and diving team beat West Lafayette and Harrison in a double dual Wednesday in the Red Devils’ pool. The Katfish beat West Lafatette 56-28 and beat Harrison 44-40.

Eastern’s boys basketball charged back from a seven-point deficit to start the fourth quarter and beat the Northfield 50-48 in Greentown Tuesday night when the Comets’ Levi Mavrick hit a 15-foot jumper with 1.9 seconds left.

Blake Betzner’s new job is as close to a homecoming as he can get without actually going home. The Maconaquah product was named the new football coach at Carroll this week, where his wife, Halee, went to school, and where his father-in-law, John Hendryx, formerly coached.

Davis dominated the 145-pound weight class in the Indiana High School Girls Wrestling State Finals.

Western’s boys basketball team never trailed or was tied Saturday night. Each time Taylor challenged, the Panthers came up with answers.

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