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Scott family does in Indiana basketball yet again

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There is more than one piece of bad news lingering across the Hoosier Nation tonight. Yes, the debut of new men’s basketball coach Archie Miller was spoiled in about as poor of a manner as any Indiana fan – or Miller, for that matter – could have ever envisioned Friday, as the Hoosiers ...

Uncharacteristic mistakes silence Snider’s playoff dreams, season

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Maybe the most striking thing about the end of Friday's Snider-Carmel regional championship game was the absolute silence. While defending Class 6A state champion Carmel celebrated a 22-21 win, everyone else was virtually silent as they filed out of Spuller Stadium. It was like the Panthers ...

Notre Dame vs. Miami: 5 problems for the Fighting Irish

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It has been 377 days since Miami (Fla.) has lost a football game, which ironically, was a defeat in South Bend to Notre Dame last season. The two national powers will meet tonight (8 p.m., ABC) in Miami and a glance at the numbers shows that something will have to give. The third-ranked ...

No. 20 Purdue crushes SIU-Edwardsville by 41

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WEST LAFAYETTE (AP) — No. 20 Purdue got 15 first-half points from Dakota Mathias and ran away to a 115-74 season-opening victory over Southern Illinois-Edwarsville on Friday night. Purdue (1-0) has won its last four season openers by 40, 41, 44 and 41 points. The Boilermakers, who have ...

Butler shoots past Kennesaw State, 82-64, in LaVall Jordan’s debut

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelan Martin scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Butler picked up its 36th consecutive home win over a nonconference opponent as the Bulldogs beat Kennesaw State, 82-64 in the season opener Friday night. The game marked the Butler debut of coach LaVall Jordan, ...

Mad Ants dancer also serves in Air National Guard

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After the Madame Ants Dancers had sorted through two August tryouts, the survivors were asked to tell the group something interesting about themselves. New member Kaley Gasvoda won everyone's attention immediately. "I knew they were all going to find out eventually anyway," Gasvoda said, "so I ...

Fort Wayne drops season opener at Oakland

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ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 36 points and six assists, Martez Walker added 17 points, and Oakland beat Fort Wayne 85-71 on Friday night. Nunn made five of Oakland's nine 3-pointers and hit 9 of 10 free throws. He also had six rebounds. Nick Daniels hit three ...

NS In-Depth: DeKalb’s Leigha Brown

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As a junior, DeKalb Baron Leigha Brown inserted herself into the conversation of best players in Indiana. As an Indiana junior All-Star, Brown averaged 22.9 points and 10.8 rebounds per game, breaking the school record for rebounds in a season and becoming the first Baron female to ever average ...

Cody Sol delighted to wear an ‘A’ with Komets

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With the exception of a sore shoulder, the season has gotten off to a great start for Komets defenseman Cody Sol. He was among the last cuts at the Tucson Roadrunners training camp and he's wearing an "A" as the Komets' alternate captain for the first time in his four years in Fort Wayne. "It ...

REGGIE HAYES: Vontae Davis release adds to Colts’ image problems

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Vontae Davis’ sour ending in Indianapolis could have longer-term, even more bitter ramifications for the Colts. How are the Colts going to sell potential free agents Indy is the place to be? How are they going to persuade top-notch talent the Colts will have their best interests in mind? How ...

NS VIDEO: Area prep football regional preview

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News-Sentinel Hall of Famer Reggie Hayes and Multimedia Editor Justin Kenny take their show on the road this week. The duo break down the local regional football games from the campus of Bishop Luers High School. They also welcome in Luers coach Kyle Lindsay, who gives his thoughts on ...

THE PIGSKIN PROPHET: The Pig’s Picks, Week 13

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Isn't it funny how things work out? All the predictions. All the expert prognostications. All the games. Yet, here we are in regional week with the usual suspects — Snider, Dwenger, Luers and Woodlan. Oh, and toss in The Pig's Angola Hornets, of course. The more we expect things to be ...

Notre Dame vs. Miami (Fla.) mid-week analysis

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Third-week Notre Dame (8-1) is travelling to 7th-ranked Miami (Fla.) (8-0) Saturday at 8 p.m. (Abc). News-Sentinel.com college football reporter Tom Davis gives Fighting Irish fans some insight on what to watch for as their favorite team heads south for an epic challenge with its ...

Indianapolis Colts release cornerback Vontae Davis

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The Indianapolis Colts have released cornerback Vontae Davis, once considered the team’s best defensive player. Davis has been hampered this season by a groin injury, and a rift developed between Davis and coach Chuck Pagano after he was demoted from the starting lineup. Davis did not make ...