A state Senate committee rejected an effort Wednesday to resurrect Indiana's single-class high school basketball tournament, but the head of the statewide high school athletics governing body agreed to review the current format.
The Senate's education committee conducted a hearing Wednesday afternoon on a bill that would force a return of the state's old single-class basketball tournament, along with provisions to block school districts from starting their academic year before Labor Day and require the teaching of cursive writing.
The event, scheduled for Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse, ran afoul of a new rule prohibiting events organized by outside promoters.
A new NCAA rule causes the cancellation of a six-game high school basketball event scheduled for Jan. 21 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Organizers anticipated a crowd of more than 6,000 to attend the event.
Yearbook-and-class-ring maker Herff Jones on Aug. 1 bought Memphis-based Varsity Brands, the top supplier of cheerleader uniforms, as well as the force behind cheerleading’s evolution into a stand-alone sport. Varsity will bring Herff about $250 million in annual revenue through its uniform sales, training camps and competitions.
A partnership with HomeTown Sports Indiana will give more than a million Hoosiers access to a mixture of live and taped sporting events.
Feleica Locklear-Stewart’s attention. And she is on
a mission to make sure we do more, not just for athletes, but for all our young.
There is little I can add to the deserved tributes … except to place a couple of recent events in a Wooden-like perspective.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association has signed a three-year contract with Indianapolis television station WTTV to
broadcast state championship events.
USA Football officials toured Indianapolis and met major sports brass on Feb. 26 and are considering several local sites,
including the former Citizens Gas facility on the southeast side, to be its new home. The organization, part-owned by the
NFL, is set to move from its Virginia home later this year.
One of the legacies left behind by the late NCAA President Myles Brand is a 10-person startup company tucked in a high-rise
office building in downtown Indianapolis that is just starting to make its mark on the basketball world.