Western's boys basketball team is stringing wins together thanks in large part to a determined defensive effort.
Northwestern’s girls basketball team finished the regular season undefeated with a perfect 23-0 record after scoring a 65-51 win over North Central on Saturday night in Indianapolis.
“Hey John, several people saw coyotes in the neighborhood, you think people with pets have anything to worry about?” my longtime friend Pat Underwood asked.
The Eastside, Southside, Northside and UCT youth baseball leagues will consolidate into one league in 2021 as the newly formed Kokomo United Baseball and Softball Organization (KUBS) will helm a unified city-wide youth sports organization.
The IU Kokomo women’s and men’s basketball teams won both games of a doubleheader against Ohio Christian Saturday in Cougar Gym. The IUK women’s squad started with an 89-76 victory, and the NAIA Division II No. 12-ranked IUK men followed with an 86-72 victory.
Western’s boys basketball team can point to any number of factors that led to a narrow 51-45 victory over visiting Maconaquah Friday night, and other than balanced scoring, almost every one of those factors goes back to defense.
There was a lot on the line when Lewis Cass visited Northwestern for a Hoosier Conference East Division boys basketball game Friday night. Both teams were riding a two-game winning streak and the Tigers wanted to stay within reach of the division lead.
It was a perfect combination, one that spelled immediate and ongoing trouble for Kokomo’s boys basketball team Friday night, as one of the Wildkats’ key components sat out with an injury while the visiting Bearcats nearly shot the lights out of Memorial Gym.
Ahead of free agency over the summer, the Indiana Pacers were facing a potentially difficult situation. Bojan Bogdanovic was set to hit free agency and there weren’t many potential replacement options on the open market.
Foul trouble and Elwood’s Jaleigh Crawford both took a toll on Tri-Central’s girls basketball team as Elwood overturned a six-point deficit at halftime and ran away with a 68-51 victory at Tri-Central Wednesday night.
Northwestern's girls basketball team hammered Western 78-24 Tuesday night at Richard R. Rea Gymnasium to finish Hoosier Conference East Division play 4-0 for the fourth straight season.
Citywide youth baseball signups are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the next two Saturdays (Jan. 25 and Feb. 1) at Maple Crest School in the gym. Southside, UCT, Northside and Eastside all will have representatives in attendance.
Northwestern’s girls basketball team is down to the final week of its regular season schedule. The No. 1-ranked Tigers visit Western on Tuesday, host Benton Central in the Hoosier Conference championship on Friday and visit Indianapolis North Central on Saturday.
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