High School Sports

PHOTO GALLERY: 25 years of sectional boys basketball

As another year of boys high school basketball Sectional kick off tonight, here is a look back at some of the images in our news-sentinel.com archive from the past 25 seasons. RELATED: Boys basketball sectional schedule/results SHOOTER: Previewing and predicting the boys sectional ...

SHOOTER: Previewing and predicting the boys sectional basketball lineup

Shooter hates when basketball season ends. I hate it. Summer by the pond is good — the crickets flow for days. But basketball in the driveway on Memorial Day and travel tournaments aren't quite like a Friday night in the gym. RELATED: Boys basketball sectional schedule/results But every ...

FAN VOTE: Boys prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 14: Feb. 19-24)

Another week of boys high school basketball is in the books with several impressive individual performances. Voting will be open through 11:59 on Monday, February 26, with the winner being announced on Tuesday on news-sentinel.com FAN VOTE: Boys prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 14: ...

Bishop Dwenger, Leo to play for city title

Bishop Dwenger defeated Homestead 3-2 in overtime and Leo defeated Carroll 5-4 during semifinal action Saturday in the Memorial Cup playoffs at the Parkview SportOne Ice House. The winners will meet at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday for the city playoff titles. Bishop Dwenger won the regular-season ...

Carroll ends Bishop Dwenger’s sectional gymnastics streak

The members of the No. 4-ranked Carroll gymnastics team looked confident and determined from warm-ups on at Saturday's Concordia Sectional. No one was taking the title from the Chargers. Other teams, including No. 8 Homestead and No. 11 Bishop Dwenger, may have thought they had a chance with ...

PREP HOOPS: Central Noble preps for its clone in Class 2A state title game

After 22 victories and the program’s first-ever semi-state championship, the Central Noble girls basketball team is preparing for the Class 2A title game against…itself. Sort of. The Cougars and Saturday’s foe Winchester (26-2) are near mirror images of each other. Both offenses are ...

Individual gymnasts competing within team state tournament

Imagine how North Side gymnast Zoe Drummond must have felt at the Becky Carter Classic on Jan. 20. Her only teammate, freshman Jensen Jones had been carried out earlier after fracturing her foot during warm-ups, meaning the sophomore Drummond had to get through the biggest meet of her life all ...

FAN VOTE: Girls prep hoops ultimate Player of the Week poll

One last chance to vote for your favorite area girls prep basketball player in the area. This poll includes all 16 of our Fan Vote Players of the Week from the 2017-2018 season. Who is the ultimate player of the week? You decide. Voting will be open from now through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, ...

SHOOTER: The third annual girls prep hoops Shooter Choice Awards

One team remains standing as we head to state finals weekend as Central Noble will square off with Winchester on Saturday at 12:45 p.m. for the Class 2A state title. Shooter will be there. The town of Albion will be there. Maybe you will be there too. But the vast majority of those wrapped ...

East Noble hoops goes from “terrible” to sectional title contenders

Brent Cox isn't afraid to say what everybody else is thinking. "Our basketball program was terrible," the East Noble junior said last week. "Terrible" is a strong word, but there's no arguing the fact that basketball hasn't exactly been a beacon of excellence in the last 15-plus years. ...