2/1: Prep Basketball Recap

The Spartans win their fifth straight game – and the bench mob is loving it – as they top Canterbury on Thursday night, 81-49.

Blackmon Jr scores 15 as Herd top Mad Ants

The former standout at Bishop Luers and Marion High Schools scored 15 points as the Wisconsin Herd rally in the second half to beat the Mad Ants, 108-99.

TOTW: Heritage Boys Basketball

The Patriots won back-to-back conference games in not one but two overtimes and we’re proud to honor them as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week. 

McLaughlin’s double-double leads Purdue WBB over Penn State

The Purdue women’s basketball team put together one of the most impressive shooting performances in NCAA history Sunday, hitting 73.5 percent from the field (36-49) to take care of visiting Penn State 88-73 at Mackey Arena.

#3 Cougars claw past MVNU for 20th win

For a span of about six minutes, scoring seemed so easy as No. 3 University of Saint Francis opened up a 15-point lead in the second half, but Mt. Vernon Nazarene University wouldn’t go away and  USF had to fight and claw for a 77-70 win on Saturday afternoon.

1/27: Prep Basketball Recap

Jakylen Thomas scored 23 points and Jalen Blackmon added in 22 as the Giants beat Northrop on Saturday, 85-59. Marion is now 12-4 on the year. 

Fort Wayne WBB Falls at SDSU

The Fort Wayne women’s basketball team fell at Summit League foe South Dakota State 105-49, Saturday afternoon (Jan. 27).