The SAC, Northeast 8, ACAC, and NECC held their wrestling conference championships on Saturday.
Carroll’s four game losing streak came to an end on Saturday with the 5th ranked Chargers falling to 4A No. 4 Merrillville 48-44 at Charger Fieldhouse.
The meeting will be the fifth and perhaps final time they square off in the playoffs. The winner will once again make a trip to the Super Bowl.
Summit Athletic Conference newcomers Carroll and Homestead are making the transition to the SAC look easy after both earned victories on Friday night to improve to 5-0 in the conference.
After the Komets took a 1-0 lead after the first on a shorthanded goal from defenseman Justin Hamonic, Ft. Wayne turned up the offense in the second, getting goals from defenseman Will Weber, and forwardsJoe Perry and Brett Perlini to skate out to a 4-0 lead after 40 minutes.
Maine (13-11) got off to a slow start, falling into an early 8-2 hole, with Rakeem Christmas, on assignment from the Indiana Pacers, scoring early and often for Fort Wayne (11-12) in the first few minutes of the game. RJ Hunter, on assignment from the Boston Celtics, poured in seven straight for the Red Claws to cut the Mad Ants’ lead to 21-17, and Coty Clarke dropped in four late in the quarter, but the visitors took a 26-23 lead after one.
Bishop Luers senior Kayla Knapke and Concordia senior Reggie Tharp as this week’s Fill It Up All-Star winners as each led their team to a dramatic victory on Friday night.
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Dave and Jody Muzzillo have decided to move forward into the racing future, renaming the 53-year-old facility “Baer Field Motorsports Park” for the 2016 season.
Both Carroll’s Becca Villanueva and South Side’s Austin Boucher reached the 30-point plateau on the way to earning Fill It Up All-Star honors on January 15.
The Icemen announced they’ve signed contracts to move to nearby Owensboro, Kentucky, for the 2016-17 season.
Four IPFW women’s basketball players scored in double-digits, but the Mastodons were unable to fight back from an early deficit as they fell at South Dakota 92-60.
P.J. Thompson scored 10 of his 12 points in the final seven minutes Thursday night, helping No. 22 Purdue pull away from Ohio State 75-64.
Senior Max Landis/Indianapolis scored 17 points to lead IPFW to a 79-74 men’s college basketball Summit League home victory past North Dakota State University on Thursday night.
Indiana’s Paul George will start in the East frontcourt on Feb. 14 with New York’s Carmelo Anthony.
4A no. 5 Carroll heads to Don Reichert Gymnasium on Friday to face the up-and-coming South Side Archers in the Highlight Zone “Game of the Week.”
Thomas, 34, skated with the Komets four seasons from 2008-09 through 2011-12 winning three league championships.
Bishop Dwenger graduate Remound Wright will get another chance to impress NFL scouts as the Stanford senior will play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Saturday in Carson, California.
Bishop Dwenger bested Bellmont while the Huntington North and Norwell girls each came out victorious on Wednesday night in prep basketball action.
Bishop Luers graduate Brooke Ridley tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds but it wasn’t enough as Saint Francis fell to Bethel 68-63 at the Hutzell Center on Wednesday night.