While highly regarded heading into the 2022-2023 campaign, the Giants didn’t have a blue-chip prospect like defending champion Cathedral’s Xavier Booker (the No. 8 player in the class of 2023, according to 247Sports.com), nor the recent pedigree of Carmel (two 4A championships in three state-finals appearances since 2018), to lean on, but what they did have is experience, depth and a healthy dose of athleticism.
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Artists unveiled for 6-foot basketball sculptures to celebrate NBA All-Star 2024
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Indiana GOP lawmakers plan to override veto of trans sports bill
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IHSAA to limit spectators at basketball, gymnastics events
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The contracts have begun to emerge at the high school level after the Indianapolis-based NCAA’s decision last year to allow college athletes to monetize their stardom.
It has been quite the frantic month on Pennsylvania Street. When it comes to high school or college, try 40 games in 29 days. How many fools out there would be obsessed enough to have seen 38 of them?
Memories. Chesterton is certainly stacking those up this season.
The bill would prohibit students who were born male but identify as female from participating in a sport or on an athletic team that is designated for women or girls.
Congress sent billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief to schools across the nation this year. But with few limits on how the funding can be spent, some districts have used large portions to cover athletics projects they couldn’t previously afford.
This is the last week of the first year of Neidig’s era as commissioner. It was never going to be easy. Not the rookie season. Governing high school sports can be so … complicated.
The body of officials in Indiana is aging and dwindling, with not enough young replacements. The problem has been growing for years, but COVID made it worse.
IU senior Hawley Hunter has developed a platform that gives high schools the same types of video analysis and analytics big universities and professional teams use—at a much lower cost.
John Neidig has spent 34 years in secondary education and athletic administration and has served as an IHSAA assistant commissioner since 2017.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association said it made the decision after Gov. Eric Holcomb directed all state public schools to remain closed during the pandemic until May 1.
The district said the facility will be built behind Noblesville High School on Field Drive, replacing a former transportation building.
The victim, now 18, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis accusing Carmel Clay Schools and the district’s high school swim coach, Chris Plumb, of allowing her sexual exploitation to continue despite warnings.
As commissioner, Bobby Cox pushed for more corporate sponsors and better technology while promoting better sportsmanship and stronger health initiatives.
A great homage to hall-of-fame quarterback Peyton Manning are the number of boys coming of age now named Peyton.
Unraveling the corruption in college sports takes time, money and dedicated manpower—resources often in limited supply for authorities seeking to enforce sports agent laws that exist in at least 40 states.
Garry Donna, the longtime editor and publisher of Hoosier Basketball magazine who died Sunday, is being remembered as a passionate advocate for high school hoops who “helped shape Hoosier Hysteria.”
The 35-acre site, on the city’s far-northeast side, contains several diamonds and will enable the private Catholic school to have its own baseball facilities.
WHMB-TV Channel 40 this week launched an all-sports channel, and station officials say they’re confident they can succeed where WRTV-TV’s Hometown Sports Network failed.
The Zionsville-based company has created a platform that lets schools upload video that can be used to train and critique officiating.