The Garrett High School grad averaged 18.5 points per game last week to help the Thunder win its first ever MIAA title.
Colin Brockhouse equaled a personal high with eight strikeouts in the win over No. 22 Maryland.
Nate Fowler scored 15 points, Kelan Martin added 14 points and eight rebounds and No. 24 Butler took advantage of two big scoring runs to blow out DePaul 82-66 on Sunday for its first back-to-back wins in almost a month.
Tackett, at age 24, defeated 18-time PBA Tour champion Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., 208-203, when Jones left and failed to convert the 1-2-4-10 “washout” in the 10th frame.
The Komets were able to erase a four-goal deficit to the Cincinnati Cyclones before falling in shooutout.
The IHSAA announced the sectional pairings for the boys basketball tournament.
Mad Ants star Alex Poythress was the lone Mad Ant to represent Fort Wayne at All-Star weekend. But the big man had to sit out the game and the All-Star game with a finger injury.
With five consecutive Big Ten victories and a share of the Big Ten lead with either Maryland or Wisconsin after those two play Sunday in Madison, Purdue likely will climb in this week’s AP Top 25 poll.
V.J. Beachem scored 27 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-72 on Saturday, giving the Fighting Irish their fourth straight win to keep them in a crowded race for the top-four finish and the bye that comes with it next month in Brooklyn.
Bowling teams from all over the state came to Pro Bowl West on Saturday to compete in the Indiana High School Bowling Association’s state championship.
Warsaw’s Kyle Hatch came in third place at 152lb. Bellmont’s Caleb Hankenson also won his consolation match to take 5th place in 195lb.
Homestead edged rival Carroll to win the sectional title at South Side on Saturday.
The Fort Wayne women’s basketball team was unable to send its two seniors, Selena Lozada and Rachel Rinehart, out with a win as the Mastodons fell to South Dakota State 76-59 in their final home game of the season.
Saturday’s hopes for a Senior Night win were dashed by South Dakota State’s Mike Daum. The sophomore scored 51 points. He went 14-of-29 from the floor but did much of his damage at the line, going 16-of-17 from the stripe
The Komets continued their comeback ways with a 4-3 overtime win over the Brampton Beast on a Saturday night set to honor current Brampton head coach and former Komets player Colin Chaulk.
Central Noble’s fairy tale season came to an end on Saturday with a 42-33 loss to Oak Hill at the Logansport semi-state.
The Homestead girls basketball team dominated from start to finish to beat Northridge 63-40 win their second semi-state title in three years.
Mike Embach’s first period goal was all the Komets needed in a 1-0 win over the Kalamazoo Wings on Friday night at the Coliseum.
2A no. 16 Eastside edged reigning conference champ Angola 36-34 in the Highlight Zone “Game of the Week” as the Blazers clinched at least a share of the NECC title on Friday night.
Police in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover say the 26-year-old Richardson was jailed Friday with bond set at $1,000.