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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…

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…