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IHSAA Changing Hoops Format Next Year

The Executive Committee of the Indiana High School Athletic Association voted to make a significant change to the format of the annual boys and girls basketball state tournaments. In its final meeting of the 2021-22 school year, the group of school principals and athletic directors voted 15-2 to make the regional round a single game…

Big 10 Football Staying in Indianapolis

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Big Ten Football Championship Game will remain in Indianapolis through 2024, the conference announced Wednesday. Lucas Oil Stadium has hosted the event since its inception in 2011 and last December, hosted a record 67,183 fans. The conference had previously announced the 2022 championship game for Indy, but Wednesday’s announcement…

Frankfort Goes 2-1 in Baseball Tourney

Frankfort’s baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend. On Friday, Jose Lopez, Austin Penry, Conner Boone, and Andy Guijosa combined to throw a 10-inning shutout in a 1-0 victory over Lafayette Central Catholic. On Saturday, the Hot Dogs split a doubleheader with West Lafayette. Lopez and Victor Cruz each hit home runs and Cruz pitched…

Big Ten Football Championship to Return to Indianapolis in 2022

INside Indiana Business is reporting that WISH-TV Sports Director Anthony Calhoun has learned that the Big Ten Football Championship Game will return to Indianapolis in December of 2022. WISH-TV says the Big Ten, as of now, has not decided on future locations beyond next year. Indy’s contract to host the Big Ten Football Championship Game…

High School Football Tournament Results

Sagamore Conference Saturday’s Semi-State Game Gibson Southern (12-1) at Tri-West (11-2),5 p.m. Regional Championship Result Tri-West 28, Owen Valley 7 Hoosier Crossroads Conference Friday’s Semi-State Games Zionsville (8-5) at Michigan City (9-3), 7:30 p.m. Merrillville (12-0) at Westfield (11-1), 7:30 p.m. Regional Results Zionsville 35, Bishop Dwenger 14 Westfield 37, Fort Wayne Carroll 14 Ben…

Pair From Chicago Arrested Following High Speed Chase

At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a WMPD officer observed a silver Lincoln driving at a high rate of speed and driving erratically in the 6100 block of Perry Worth Road. Prior to attempting a traffic stop, the WMPD officer observing the suspect vehicle confirmed that it was stolen out of Marion County. WMPD attempted a traffic…

Two Vehicle Crash on I-465 Claims One Life

At 6:07 p.m. Sunday, troopers responded to a serious crash on I-465 westbound near Emerson Avenue. Personnel from the Indianapolis Fire Department were first to arrive on scene, they found two heavily damaged vehicles. Inside one of the vehicles was an adult female who was unresponsive, despite life saving efforts she was pronounce deceased on…

NFL Combine Returning to Indianapolis

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that after being canceled this year due to the pandemic, the NFL has announced the annual Scouting Combine will return to Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis in 2022. However, the league says the location of the 2023 combine will be determined through a bidding process involving Indy, Dallas and…

IHSAA Announces Post-Season Football Playoff Pairings

Post-season anticipation began Sunday night as 314 teams learned their sectional opponents via live webstream at IHSAAtv.org and the IHSAA Champions Radio Network. The following are the sectional matchups for teams in Boone County. Class 5A Sectional 12 First-Round Game Game 1 — McCutcheon at Zionsville Semifinals Game 2 — Anderson at Kokomo Game 3…