Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) â€” Only a handful of Division I college basketball teams have a pair of 7-footers capable of starting each night.
Purdue is among that handful with 7-foot junior A.J. Hammons and 7-2 freshman Isaac Haas, who showed their value Monday night in a 63-43 victory against in-state rival IPFW.
ANGOLA â€” Trineâ€™s Kayla Dunn has been named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Womenâ€™s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Dunn, a Columbia City High School graduate, averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds and three steals in leading the Thunder to a pair of MIAA victories last week.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” An improved Lady â€™Cats varsity team coupled with a burgeoning North Miami basketball program, led to a 57-19 victory for Whitko Saturday night.
Following a win and a much needed tune-up, the Lady Wildcats appeared mentally prepared going into Saturdayâ€™s matchup.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” After racing out to a big first quarter lead, the Columbia City Lady Eagles kept their season slate clean at 8-0 with a much needed shot at the buzzer, giving them a 58-57 win over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll in a game at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium, Saturday night.
CHURUBUSCO â€” In basketball itâ€™s fun to get out and run, hit lay-ups and jack up three-pointers. But itâ€™s close, hard-fought games that will build character.
The Churubusco Eagles basketball team got out and ran when it could, but for the most part against Westview, â€˜Busco had to stand and fight. Friday night, it took the Eagles three-and-a half quarters to pull away from the Warriors as â€˜Busco improved to 2-0 with a 56-44 victory.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” The Churubusco Lady Eagle JV posted a 1-2 record over the past week, winning a home contest over the Woodlan Lady Warriors but dropping road contests to the Eastside Lady Blazers and the Adams Central Flying Jets.
ANGOLA â€” The Trine University womenâ€™s basketball team posted a 77-59 home victory over Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association foe Kalamazoo at Hershey Hall Wednesday night, opening the conference season.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Six years ago the Whitko girls basketball team decided to add Fort Wayne Northrop to the schedule in order to play a team with more athleticism. Over the first five years the Lady Bruins defeated Whitko every season. Wednesday night Whitkoâ€™s defense clamped down on a young Northrop team and turned the tide of the rivalry. The Lady Wildcats forced 24 turnovers and drew 22 fouls in a 45-34 win.
FORT WAYNE Ââ€” The Columbia City Lady Eagles basketball team blew open a close contest against a tall, physical Bishop Dwenger team on Tuesday night, going on a 16-4 run for the final six minutes of the game to take a 63-49 win on the Saints home court, bringing their record to 7-0.
Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14
Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17