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  • 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. 


  • Heights girls wrap up undefeated regular season

    Junior Rachel Sanqunettti finished her second regular season undefeated in her individual events. She placed first in the both the 200 free and 100 backstroke.


  • Royals roll Indians
    Five Hamilton Southeastern players finished in double-figures in route to the Royals 76-60 win over the Anderson Indians.
  • Gnamkey's 31 not enough in Sheridan loss

    Despite a 31-point effort from Ange Gnamkey, Sheridan lost Saturday's away non-conference game against Elwood 71-61.


  • Shamrocks escape with win over Bronchos
    The Westfield Shamrocks traveled to Lafayette Jefferson and came away with a victory 42-40.
  • Eagles fly high in Indy

    The first State Fairgrounds Showcase was a memorable trip to Indianapolis for the Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles.


  • Huskies shoot down Stars

    A freshman’s career night paved the road for Hamilton Heights 62-48 win over Western Boone.


  • Unlikely hero emerges to beat Millers

    Sometimes a guy just gets hot and wrecks a game. On Saturday night at The Mill, this guy was an unlikely one – Fort Wayne Northrop senior guard Jalen Royal.


  • Southeastern wins at Westfield

    Hamilton Southeastern didn’t let an early Westfield run faze them on its way to a 43-34 road win Saturday. The Lady Royals fell behind by five to start the game, but answered the Shamrocks’ run with 12 unanswered points.

  • Huskies handle Devils
    Hamilton Heights freshman Chloee Thomas dove for a loose ball midway through the fourth quarter, grabbed it and found an open teammate cutting to the basket for an uncontested layup against Hoosier Conference rival Tipton. The bucket gave the Huskies a 46-point lead - the outcome had long been decided. 
  • Gymnastics swings into season

    The Noblesville Lady Millers gymnastics team flipped past Roncalli and Scecina high schools Thursday night to start their season on the right foot. 
    “I am very proud of our competition … as we still have lot's to improve,” said head coach Jody Ramey. “We have a very strong team this year and … I am looking forward to what this season has to offer.”

  • Most area high schools have canceled tonight’s athletic events due to weather. And finding a makeup date can be difficult, says athletic directors.


  • Lady Huskies place 2nd at North Regionals
    The Lady Huskies advanced five wrestlers to the State at Lawrence North on Jan 19. Markaela Pugh pins her way to the Regional title at 106 pounds and will advance to the state to defend her state title at that weight.​

  • University falls at Beech Grove

    The Trailblazers battled, but just couldn’t get over the hump. The University girls basketball team lost 52-40 on the road to Class 3A No. 3 Beech Grove on Thursday in a game that got away from the Trailblazers in the third quarter.

  • Husky makes history
    Senior Kayla Kirtley became the fifth basketball player in Hamilton Heights’ history to score 1,000 career points. She joins former Lady Huskies: Jessica Carr, Libby Ogden, Dakota Weatherford and Haley Cook. 
  • The Carmel Lady Greyhounds held the Anderson Indians to four points in the first quarter on their way to a 99-27 win.

  • Cathedral holds off Carmel

    The third quarter did the Greyhounds in Wednesday night. The Carmel boys basketball team only managed to score eight third-quarter points in a 64-59 loss against Cathedral.

  • Noblesville loses dual meet

    The Panthers defeated the Noblesville boys, 108-77, and and girls, 131-54. 

  • Heights swim stays undefeated
    The Hamilton Heights girls swim team remains undefeated after beating Western 120-66. 
  • Fishers cruises over Arsenal Tech

    The Fishers Tigers used a high-powered first quarter to help cruise to a 69-54 home win over Indianapolis Arsenal Tech on Tuesday. Ten different Tigers scored in the game. 


  • Westfield rebounds in win over Greenwood

    For the second straight game, the Westfield Lady Shamrocks found themselves facing a halftime deficit on their home court. But, unlike Saturday’s loss, Westfield found a way to fight back for a 59-50 win over Greenwood on Senior Night. “After we played Hamilton Heights, we had a lot of hard conversations with our kids, and I’d say they responded well,”said Westfield head coach Ginny Smith.

  • Reed's 37 not enough in Sheridan's loss

    The Sheridan Lady Blackhawks lost a 72-66 heartbreaker in overtime on the road against the Kokomo Wildkats on Tuesday night. Audrey Reed finished with 37 points, but it wasn’t enough to give Sheridan its seventh straight win.

  • Harrison beats Guerin

    The Guerin Catholic girls basketball team lost 65-37 at home to Harrison on Tuesday night. A slow first half, where the Golden Eagles only scored nine points, was too much for Guerin to overcome.

  • Heights Haworth leads Elite at Future Stars Track meet
    Although there were no medals awarded, K-Town Elite Track Club members performed at an award-winning level at the 2018 Future Stars Youth Holiday Classic at Trine University.
  • A barrage of late free throws helped lead the Hamilton Heights Lady Huskies to a 44-31 upset on the road over the Westfield Lady Shamrocks on Saturday. The win is Heights’ second straight against Westfield, and it continues a climb to recognition that Huskies head coach Keegan Cherry is looking to establish for his program. 

  • Carmel dominates Westfield

    Carmel used a dominant first half to secure a 73-31 home win over Westfield on Saturday night. The Greyhounds jumped out to a 17-8 lead after the first quarter and extended their advantage to 39-11 by halftime.

  • University wins 2OT thriller

    University led Lebanon early and then late - really late. The Trailblazers outscored the Tigers by nine in double overtime to secure a 58-49 road win on Saturday.

  • Donna Buckley wanted this win against Mt. Vernon. The Noblesville girls basketball head coach wanted Emily Kiser and Olivia Morales - her seniors - to taste victory on Senior Day at The Mill.

  • Sheridan, Heights annouce makeup dates

    Sheridan postponed two athletic events Friday night due to inclement weather. Hamilton Heights also announced the cancellation of the boys’ junior varsity and varsity basketball games on Saturday.

  • Eagles sore past Trojans

    Guerin had no trouble picking up a road win at Bishop Chatard. The Golden Eagles jumped out to a 17-2 lead in route to a 69-47 win over their Circle City Conference rivals Friday night.

  • Northwestern overcomes Heights
    Hamilton Heights couldn’t hold on to a halftime lead against conference rival Northwestern in a 55-50 loss at home Friday night.
  • University, Tindley comes down to final seconds

    With 14 second remaining in the fourth quarter, David Howard buried a 3-pointer to give the Trailblazers a 48-46 victory. University led for just 59 seconds all game at 2-0, at 28-26 early in third quarter and for the final 14 seconds.

     

  • Chatard drops Guerin

    A slow second half doomed the Guerin Catholic girls’ basketball team at Bishop Chatard. Freshman Moira McGinley scored a game-high 30 points for the Trojans, who defeated the Golden Eagles 68-46.

  • Sheridan postponed two athletic events Friday night due to inclement weather. Hamilton Heights also announced the cancellation of the boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games on Saturday. 


  • “I thought this game was a huge character builder for us,”said Sheridan head coach Jeff Guenther. “That’s a game that we lose at the beginning of the year - and probably lose it badly 
  • Hamilton Heights held Lewis Cass to one point in the first quarter - and not much more the rest of the night.


  • History was made twice in University’s 91-38 win over Indianapolis Scecina Memorial on Thursday night. Senior guard Natalie Nickless led the Trailblazers in scoring with 23 points. She also broke the school’s record...

  • Millers tame Wildkats, extend win streak to 3

    The Lady Millers followed up last week’s championship at the Noblesville Holiday Tournament with another win - this time on the road. Emily Kiser finished with a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds.

  • An early edge was all the Lady Shamrocks needed to escape from Bishop Chatard with a 61-52 win.


  • A strong first quarter wasn’t enough to help the Fishers boys basketball team upset Ben Davis on the road Tuesday night.


  • Temperatures well below freezing forced a couple area schools to cancel athletic events Tuesday.


  • Carmel senior Tomi Taiwo’s exceptional week on the hardwood earned her a spot on the Indiana Basketball Coaches’ Association’s Player of the Week program.


  • A Noblesville Miller is the first signee of Grace women’s tennis team’s 2018 recruiting class.
  • Carmel trailed Zionsville by two after the first quarter of Friday night’s Hall of Fame Classic championship game Friday night at New Castle High School. But, Tomi Taiwo wasn’t going to let the Greyhounds lose.

  • The University boys basketball team accomplished a feat today they’d only managed to do once in eight previous attempts - beat Guerin Catholic.


  • The Sheridan boys basketball team lost by double-digits at home against Lapel on Friday night. Nicholas Burnell dropped 19 points on 7-of-14 from the floor the Blackhawks, but it wasn’t enough as the the Bulldogs won 62-49.

  • The Sheridan girls basketball team won the the Tri Invitational Tournament in a nail-biter. The Blackhawks got an early led and had to hold on for a 40-38 victory over the Tri Titans

  • Noblesville girls basketball team overcame an early deficit to win the Noblesville Holiday Tournament, beating Greensburg 58-53 on Friday night at The Mill. After the game, some of the Millers reflected on how a loss last year helped motivate them this time around.

  • No. 1 Carmel advanced to the championship game of the Hall of Fame Classic with a 68-55 win over Martinsville Friday morning. The Greyhounds’ Tomi Taiwo finished with a game-high 27 points, including 15 of Carmel’s 19 fourth-quarter points.

  • Hamilton Southeastern won the first two games of its holiday tournament on Thursday, defeating Norwell and Scecina Memorial.


  • The Noblesville Lady Millers advanced to the championship game of their holiday tournament with a 69-60 win over the New Palestine Dragons Friday morning at The Mill. Senior Emily Kiser notched a triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, and junior Mallory Johnson led the team with a career-high 20 points to help lead the Millers to tonight’s championship bout.

  • The Carmel boys basketball team had little trouble getting past Anderson on Thursday night. The Greyhounds scored at least 13 points in every quarter on their way to a 69-48 win over the Indians.

  • Westfield runs past Frankton

    Zach Banks made sure the Westfield boys basketball team got back in the win column following two straight losses. The junior finished with a game-high 27 points to help lead the Shamrocks to a 79-62 win over the Frankton Eagles on Thursday night.

  • A balanced offensive attack helped the Westfield Lady Shamrocks past the Frankton Eagles on Thursday night 57-51. Junior Jade Shipley led the brigade for the Shamrocks with 18 points on 4-of-8 from the floor, and five other players scored at least five points.

  • Due to weather, the Noblesville Lady Millers’ championship game tonight against Greensburg has been moved to 6:30 p.m.


  • Noblesville boys basketball coach Brian McCauley is pleased with his team’s improvement this week - even with the Millers’double-digit loss to the Warren Central Warriors. The Warriors defeated the Millers 51-37 in the championship game of the Noblesville Holiday Tournament Thursday night at The Mill.

  • The Noblesville boys basketball team advanced to play in the championship game of the Noblesville Holiday Tournament with a 57-49 win over Broad Ripple on Thursday morning. Junior Xavier Hines led the Millers with a game-high 22 points, which included a momentum changing 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter.

  • Late rally not enough for Golden Eagles

    A fourth-quarter comeback wasn’t enough to give the Guerin Catholic girls basketball team its second win in three games at the Whitewater Classic tournament at Franklin County. Guerin fell to Jennings County 37-35 Thursday morning to fall to 2-12 on the season.

  • Carmel swim, dive stays perfect

    Both the boys and girls Carmel swimming and diving teams remained perfect on the season, with dual meet wins over Homestead and Zionsville at home on Wednesday.


  • HSE swimming and diving team won every event and finished first and second in all three relays in Thursday’s dual meet to defeat host-school Jasper (144-40) and Bedford North Lawrence (140-46).


  • HSE beats Norwell, stays perfect on season

    Hamilton Southeastern outscored Norwell 21-3 in the first quarter and never looked back. The Royals defeated the Knights 68-41 to remain perfect (8-0) on the season.

  • Reed drops 33 in Blackhawks win

    The Sheridan Blackhawks girls basketball team jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter and then had to hang on for a 60-53 win over the Lapel Bulldogs on Wednesday night. Senior guard Audrey Reed led the way for the Blackhawks with 33 points on 12-of-20 from the field. 

  • The University Trailblazers girls basketball team got revenge for November’s loss to the Bethesda Christian Patriots at the Monrovia Tournament on Wednesday night with a 59-52 win.


  • Dilk leads Carmel past Bedford

    The Carmel Greuyhounds girls basketball team defeated the Bedford North Lawrence Stars 65-53 on Wednesday night to improve to 14-1 on the season.

    Seniors Amy Dilk and Tomi Taiwo led the Greyhounds in scoring with 14 a piece. Dilk also led Carmel with eight rebounds and seven assists.

  • The Millers had no trouble getting by their first round opponent at the Noblesville Holiday Tournament on Wednesday.

    Five players scored in double figures for the Noblesville boys basketball team, who defeated the Indianapolis Lighthouse East Pythons 96-42.

  • Guerin splits tourney games

    The Guerin Golden Eagles girls basketball team split two games at the Whitewater Valley Classic on Wednesday.

    Guerin opened the day with a 45-35 win against the Franklin County Wildcats, before falling to the Tipton Blue Devils by a final score of 50-42.

  • The Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles scored the first 13 points and never looked back on the road against the Lapel Bulldogs. Senior Zach Munson registered a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Guerin, who defeated Lapel 53-43 on Friday night.

  • Christmas came early at Guerin Catholic High School on Friday night.

    Despite falling behind by double-digits in the first quarter, the Guerin Golden Eagles girls basketball team completed a nail-biting comeback over the Shelbyville Golden Bears, earning a 55-51 win - their first of the season.

  • The Fishers boys basketball team evened its record at 4-4 on Thursday night with a 62-56 on the road against Muncie Central.

    The Tigers Willie Jackson led the team in scoring with 19 points, and helped fend off a Bearcat run in the second half.

  • It was a night to remember for University basketball in downtown Indianapolis.

    Both the school’s boys and girls teams played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the home of the Indiana Pacers, and both squads left with double-digit victories on Friday.

  • The Hamilton Southeastern girls basketball team took care of business on the road at Plainfield on Thursday night. The Royals outscored the Quakers by 16 in the second half in route to a 39-23 win.

  • Hamilton Heights boys basketball team will have their hands full on Saturday, and their coach wouldn’t want it any other way.

    The Huskies (3-5) draw the undefeated Floyd Central Highlanders (5-0) in the first round of the Roncalli Holiday Tournament, with tip-off scheduled for noon.

    “They’re going to challenge us - but that’s what we want,” Heights basketball head coach Chad Ballenger said. 

  • Noblesville girls basketball coach Donna Buckley knew her squad was in for a tough task Thursday night. After all, her team was hosting Class 3A No. 1 Northwestern.

  • A Unified Legacy

    The Noblesville boys basketball team hosted conference-rival Westfield last Friday night in a packed gymnasium. The loudest ovation, however, came during halftime.


  • The Hamilton Heights boys basketball program is holding an event they’ve never done before.

    On Jan. 6, the school will welcome back former players, managers and cheerleaders for an alumni game and a pregame ceremony before Heights takes on Twin Lakes.   

    “I just think it shows what Hamilton Heights means to the community,” boys basketball head coach Chad Ballenger said.

  • Jade Shipley sealed the win for Westfield.
    With 53.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the junior buried four consecutive free throws to give the Shamrocks a 46-40 home victory over the Anderson Tribe on Tuesday night. 
    The Shamrocks guard found herself in a familiar position - one she trains for on a daily basis. 
  • Brain McCauley wasn’t pleased with the way the Noblesville Millers played Tuesday night.

    Outscored in every quarter – Noblesville saw their three-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Pike Red Devils by a final score of 67-31.

    “Tonight was disappointing because our offensive and defensive execution was not sharp,” Millers head coach McCauley said.

  • Sheridan forced eight first quarter turnovers, and held off a strong second half comeback at-tempt, to take a 52-45 road victory, Tuesday night, in the last regular season game before the holiday break.

    Senior guard Austin Hunter led the Blackhawks with 16 points, and along with sidekicks Drake Delph, and fellow newcomer to the starting lineup, Caleb Duke, generally made things miserable for the Chargers, who ultimately committed 20 turnovers for the game.

  • The Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles couldn't hold on to a slim, fourth quarter lead against the Lafayette Jefferson Bronchos.
    Senior Zach Munson finished with 20 points and five rebounds for Guerin, but it wasn't enough as the Bronchos beat the Golden Eagles 62-57 on Saturday. 
  • The Noblesville Millers girls basketball team never trailed Saturday at rival Westfield. Junior Mallory Johnson led the Millers with a career-high 19 points in route to a 59-41 win over the Shamrocks. She also hauled in two rebounds and converted three of her six foul shots.

  • The Noblesville Millers avenged last year's loss at the hands of the Hamilton Heights Huskies in resounding fashion. Ryan Barnes matched a career-high with 15 points, and the senior led the Millers to a 59-37 win over the county-rival Huskies on Saturday night. "It was just tremendous effort," Noblesville head coach Brian McCauley said.

  • Sheridan comes from behind to beat Eastern

    The Sheridan Blackhawks earned their second conference win on Friday night as they defeated Eastern High School 49-43.

    After going down 12-5 after a quarter, the Blackhawks offense picked up and scored 14 in the second. Sheridan was trailing 27-19 at the half.

    The Blackhawks cut into Eastern’s lead in the third, outscoring the home team 16-12. A strong defensive showing in the fourth allowed Sheridan to outscore Eastern by 10, 14-4, and the road team got the comeback win.

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