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High School Football Results Week 5

Sagamore Conference Friday’s Games Frankfort (2-3, 0-3) at Western Boone (3-2, 2-1), 7 p.m. Lebanon (2-3, 2-1) at Tri-West (4-1, 2-1), 7 p.m. Southmont (5-0, 2-0) at Danville (4-1, 3-0), 7 p.m. North Montgomery (1-2, 0-2) at Crawfordsville (0-5, 0-3), 7 p.m. Week 5 Results Lebanon 47, Frankfort 6 Danville 14, Tri-West 7 Western Boone…

IU Researchers Study Head Injuries in Adolescent Sports

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana University researchers are tackling what happens when young football players suffer head impact injuries. Supported by a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, the researchers hope to determine to what extent repetitive subconcussive head impacts affect brain health in adolescents. Ultimately, the IU research will…

Study Highlights Mask Wearing During March Madness

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a new study shows just under three-quarters of attendees at five games of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament wore masks correctly, despite a requirement for everyone to wear one. Additionally, the study shows varied usage of masks among different areas of the venue. The study,…

Colts, Lucas Oil Prepare for Full-Capacity Stadium

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that as the Indianapolis Colts prepare for its first preseason home game on Sunday, the team and Lucas Oil Stadium have released guidelines and COVID-focused protocols for the safe return of football.  The 2021 season will feature the first full-capacity game at the stadium since December 2019. At this point,…

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Tourney Coming to Kokomo

The 2021 Gus Macker 3-on-3 tournament is coming to downtown Kokomo August 28 and 29 and is the only opportunity for players in Indiana this year. Registration is still open for teams wishing to participate and those interested can go to www.macker.com/local/kokomo-in to sign up. The deadline is Monday, August 16 at midnight. More information about the…

Colts Returning This Week to ‘Family Sports Mecca’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Indianapolis Colts are returning to Westfield’s Grand Park Sports Campus this week for the team’s first training camp with fans since 2019. Westfield Mayor Andy Cook says it will provide another economic boost for what he describes as a family sports mecca. But Cook says the city’s economy…

State Health Says 213 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 213 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 752,108 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 13,392 Hoosiers are confirmed to have…

New Swimming Pool Coming To TPA Park

“When will the park get its pool back?”  “Is there going to be a swimming pool at the park?” Bart Kraning, Frankfort Parks Superintendent, hears these kinds of questions from the public almost every day.  Now Bart can say “TPA park will be getting a new swimming pool”. The Frankfort City Council agreed unanimously in…

IHSAA Overcomes COVID Challenges

Hoosier Hysteria continues this week as the boys’ basketball sectional tournament begins. It all leads to four state championship games which are scheduled for April 3 at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. In January, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced the championship weekend would be delayed by one week to help with the scheduling…

INDOT Unveils “Hoosier Hoops Highway” for Tourney

The Indiana Department of Transportation this week began unveiling its “Hoosier Hoops Highway” signs in advance of a busy basketball month in Indiana, with the Big Ten, Horizon League and NCAA tournaments being hosted in the Hoosier State. Games will be played throughout Indiana in basketball arenas in Indianapolis, Evansville, West Lafayette and Bloomington. INDOT…