Leo’s Lexi Grunden is one of the few female hockey players in Northeast Indiana and relishes the opportunity to stand out from the pack.
George scored 16 of his 25 points in the first quarter and the Pacers overcame 34 points from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 104-101 on Sunday night
Demetrius Jackson had 26 points and V.J. Beacham had 18 for sixth-seeded Notre Dame (24-12
For Head Coach James Blackmon, it was extra special. Blackmon, who coached Fort Wayne Bishop Luers to state titles in 2008 and 2009, is a 1983 graduate of Marion. He was an Indiana All-Star his senior year, leading the Giants to the Final Four and later being inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Mad Ants were led by Xavier Thames with 20 points and three rebounds.
USF (8-10) scored in every inning in Game 2 to snap a five-game losing streak in Crossroads League action. USF finished with 12 hits, its eighth double-digit hits game in the Lady Cougars last nine games.
Huntington is 11-7 on the season and 6-2 in Crossroads League play
Garrett Meurs scored two goals in the Komets 3-1 win over Evansville on Saturday night at the Coliseum.
The Indiana Tech baseball team concluded its weekend set against Marygrove in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Warrior Stadium with a doubleheader sweep, winning 3-1, and 9-4, respectively, to complete the series sweep.
The IPFW softball team dropped the final game of its Summit League series to South Dakota 10-6.
The visiting Mastodons (10-13, 1-5 Summit League) dropped the opener against the host Golden Eagles (12-11, 4-2 Summit League), 5-2, before falling in the nightcap, 15-0. IPFW will play its first home game of the season against NAIA member Goshen College on Tuesday, March 29 at 3 p.m. at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne.
The No. 3 (NAIA/NWLL) Indiana Tech women’s lacrosse team continued to roll on Saturday with a 19-6 win over Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) foe Lourdes at Warrior Athletic Field to push their winning streak to seven games to start the 2016 season.
Here are a few nuggets as the NCAA Tournament hits the Elite Eight round:
The Tar Heels beat the Hoosiers 101-86 to complete the Elite Eight, half of which will be Atlantic Coast Conference teams.
Senior Brandon Soat had two hits and scored three runs to lead IPFW to a 6-3 Summit League baseball road win at defending league champion Oral Roberts University Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
V.J. Beachem scored 19 points, Zach Auguste had 13 points and 12 rebounds and Jackson scored 16 points and the Irish have their first Final Four since 1978 in sight.
Erica McCall scored a career-high 27 points and No. 4 seed Stanford stunned No. 1 seed Notre Dame 90-84 on Friday night in an NCAA Lexington Regional semifinal, ending the Fighting Irish’s bid for a sixth straight Final Four appearance.
IPFW fell to South Dakota 10-1 in their first game of the season at the IPFW softball field.
Black won the 400-meter hurdles over the weekend at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with the nation’s fastest time this season.
Landis is the school’s first NABC Division I All-District First Team selection, as voted on by member coaches of the NABC.