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Tyanulin gets an assist in ECHL All-Star Classic

Komets forward Artur Tyanulin had an assist, two shots on goal and was minus-2 representing the Central Division this afternoon at the ECHL All-Star Classic in Indianapolis. The Central Division lost to the Midwest Division 5-2. Tyanulin also finished fourth in the speed skating ...

Indiana's Robert Johnson celebrates during the second half of a game against Northwestern Sunday in Bloomington. (By The Associated Press)

TOM DAVIS: Indiana gets defensive in latest win, now it has to again

To Indiana’s credit, its Big Ten men’s basketball game with Northwestern Sunday in Bloomington wasn’t picturesque through the initial 3:57 of play, but the final 36:03 was about as good of a production as first-year Indiana coach Archie Miller could have dreamt up in his most vivid ...

Butler men's basketball coach LaVall Jordan watches as his team play against Marquette during the first half of a game in Indianapolis Friday. Butler won 94-83. (By The Associated Press)

It’ll be no holiday for Butler on Monday, not in the Big East

INDIANAPOLIS – No one needs to explain the degree of difficulty of winning any game, let alone a good number of them, in the Big East this season to first-year Butler men’s basketball coach LaVall Jordan or his opponent Monday (Providence). The Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3 Big East) beat the ...

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Prep hoops: Saturday, January 13 top moments and performances

• SOUTH ADAMS GIRLS The Starfires beat Jay County 55-45, outscoring them 25-15 in the final quarter, to capture their first ever ACAC Tournament title. Senior Lexi Dellinger was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. "The first half was a good defensive battle between both teams. ...

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FAN VOTE: Girls prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 11: Jan. 8-13)

Another week of girls high school basketball is in the books with several impressive individual performances. Voting will be open through 11:59 on Monday, January 15 with the winner being announced on Tuesday on news-sentinel.com FAN VOTE: Girls prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 11: ...

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FAN VOTE: Boys prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 8: Jan. 8-13)

Another week of girls high school basketball is in the books with several impressive individual performances. Voting will be open through 11:59 on Monday, January 15 with the winner being announced on Tuesday on news-sentinel.com FAN VOTE: Boys prep basketball Player of the Week (Week 8: ...

East Noble's Hayden Jones drives on DeKalb's Logan Kruse on Friday night. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)

Prep hoops: Friday, January 12 top moments and performances

• ALI ALI, EAST NOBLE He scored 22 points and finished the game off with a big dunk at the Knights improved to 12-1 with a 59-42 win over DeKalb. He added seven assists. • HAYDEN JONES, EAST NOBLE He had 10 points and six assists in the win over DeKalb. • LUCAS KROFT, NORTH ...

Purdue's Vincent Edwards, right, shoots over Minnesota's Davonte Fitzgerald in the first half of a game Saturday in Minneapolis. Purdue won 81-47. (By The Associated Press)

No. 5 Purdue wins 13th in a row, 81-47 vs. Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Purdue's star power forward Vincent Edwards has thoroughly enjoyed his visits to Minnesota. His last trip was the best yet, as the Boilermakers took full advantage of the reeling Gophers. Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue, ...

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Short-handed Komets end first half with a win

The Fort Wayne Komets ended the first half of their season with a 5-3 win in Brampton on Saturday, breaking a three-game losing streak. Bobby Shea scored twice, Gabriel Desjardins, Jamie Schaafsma and Garrett Thompson once each as the Komets avoided their first-ever four-game losing streak ...

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Komets trying to break three-game skid

For the second time this season, the Fort Wayne Komets are trying to break a three-game losing streak. Despite 31 sometimes acrobatic saves from goaltender Michael Houser, the Komets lost 3-1 at Toledo on Friday night to fall three points behind the Walleye for first place in the ECHL's ...

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NS IN-DEPTH: Bishop Dwenger’s Hayden Smithey

As Bishop Dwenger reaches the midway point of their season, a variety of players have stepped into new roles for the Saints. Few may have taken over a bigger role than junior Hayden Smithey. A calming presence on the court, Smithey is looking to fill a void left by graduation, including that of ...

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Blake Sebring on WOWO’s Pat Miller Program

Blake talks about his column this week, "Fort Wayne is no longer a basketball city." You can listen to it by please clicking here. RELATED: BLAKE SEBRING: Fort Wayne is no longer a basketball city You can shop for Blake's books by please clicking here.

Anthony Contreras takes to the field during a game at Parkview Field. (Photo courtesy Fort Wayne TinCaps)

Anthony Contreras returns for third season as Fort Wayne TinCaps manager

Anthony Contreras and two of his coaches will return to the Fort Wayne TinCaps for the 2018 season, the parent San Diego Padres announced. Burt Hooton will return as pitching coach and Jhonny Carvajal as fielding coach for the Class A franchise. Also returning is athletic trainer Allyse ...

Fort Wayne's Jackson Leef playing with the Brampton Beast. (Photo courtesy of Robin Iwaskiw/Brampton Beast)

Despite today’s bad news, Jackson Leef is building pro career

Though he was greatly looking forward to playing his hometown Fort Wayne Komets on Saturday, the Brampton Beast released forward Jackson Leef on Thursday. It was an extreme disappointment, but the former Northrop player will be back in the ECHL someday, likely even with Brampton. After all, ...

Penn State's Tony Carr (10) is called for a foul against Indiana's Devonte Green during the first half of a game Tuesday in Bloomington. (By The Associated Press)

Indiana guards break through malaise with solid play

It had been one month exactly since the last time Indiana sophomore guard Devonte Green had played a turnover-free game. In addition, Green had been missing 76 percent of his shots during that seven-game span, so a lot had not been going his way of late. “You have got to give Devonte ...

Notre Dame offensive lineman Mike McGlinchey, left, blocks defensive end Jay Hayes during a drill in a practice in South Bend last April. (By Tom Davis of News-Sentinel.com)

Updated: Notre Dame loses second (and incredibly valued) assistant coach

The exodus continued Wednesday from what very well could have been regarded as one of the best – if not the best, from top to bottom – coaching staffs that Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly had put together in his eight seasons in South Bend. The University confirmed multiple ...