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NS In-Depth: Homestead’s Kara Gealy

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It didn't take long for Homestead junior Kara Gealy to be forced into the high school basketball fire. Last year as just a sophomore, she found herself starting in the backcourt with two of the state's top guard0s — Madisen Parker and Miss Basketball Karissa McLaughlin — and took the court ...

SHOOTER: Maybe we pump the brakes just a little on North Side

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Stop. Hold up. Wait just a minute. It is time for Shooter to admit that he is guilty. Not of a crime, but for being the conductor on a train carrying a whole load of hype. North Side wasn't going to miss a beat I thought. When Austin Boucher was going to come back to the city to rejoin Keion ...

Tailing the Komets: Prayers for Rob Murray

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The Komets are scheduled to play Tulsa at 5 p.m. Sunday, but the Oilers were in Quad City on Friday night. The game was postponed because of a medical emergency concerning Tulsa coach and former Komets player Rob Murray. According to a Tweet from Oilers broadcaster John Peterson, Murray was ...

N-S video: Tom Davis’ Morning Shootaround

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https://youtu.be/v9axjhO8S_s News-Sentinel.com college basketball reporter Tom Davis talks on the latest happenings around the college basketball world. For more on college basketball, follow Tom Davis on Twitter at Tom101010 and on Facebook at Thomas Davis.

Tailing the Komets: A trade with Wichita

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From a Komets press release: The Komets announced Friday that they have made a player-for-player trade with the Wichita Thunder. Forward Ralph Cuddemi has been traded to the Thunder in consideration for the rights to forward Louick Marcotte. Marcotte, 22, is a third-year pro and scored a ...

Former Chicago White Sox “Jungle Jim” Rivera dies at 96

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"Jungle Jim" Rivera, an outfielder on the 1959 "Go-Go" White Sox pennant-winning team, died Monday in Fort Wayne. He was 96. The AL leader in triples in 1953 and steals two years later, Rivera played for the White Sox from 1952 to 1961. He was part of the 1959 team that — led by Nellie Fox, ...

News-Sentinel.com’s girls prep basketball previews

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Today is a traditional prep hoops preview day in Fort Wayne. But news-sentinel.com launched our previews weeks ago before the girls season kicked off. You can read all of our girls prep hoops previews at the links below and make sure to keep clicking on news-sentinel.com everyday through ...

Boys prep hoops preseason countdown: #7 WOODLAN WARRIORS

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The Warriors get a high ranking in our preseason poll mostly because of the play of senior Aaron Hahn, who averaged 15.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists last year as a junior. He can play any position on the floor, even point guard and center, offensively or defensively. He's also pretty ...

Indiana vs. Seton Hall: 5 takeaways from the Hoosiers’ loss

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What unfolded before 8,400-plus fans at the Prudential Center Wednesday couldn’t have surprised first-year Indiana men’s basketball coach Archie Miller, as his team fell to Seton Hall 84-68 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. The Hoosiers (1-2) showed some fight, for awhile, but the issues that ...

NS VIDEO: Semistate football preview

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Does Bishop Dwenger have what it takes to knock off top-ranked Lowell? What about Woodlan when it travels to Grant County to take on undefeated Eastbrook? The News-Sentinel's Reggie Hayes and Justin Kenny examine the two area semistate showdowns scheduled for Friday, and who has the best shot ...

New South Side coach trying to author success

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Every time a coach sends their team onto the floor, they wonder how the team will perform. Will the players remember everything they’ve been taught? How will they react to situations that have been covered in practice? Will they be disciplined, efficient and will their play represent how ...

THE PIGSKIN PROPHET: The Pig’s Picks, Week 14

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Admiration of The Pigskin Prophet runs deep. Following its 34-0 dismantling of Angola last week, Bishop Dwenger assembled on the field awaiting words from Coach Chris Svarczkopf. As The Pig stood nearby, he began to hear murmurs about himself from the players. "Hey, that's The Pig. He ...