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Black Rocket Photography Less than two weeks remain in the regular season, and teams are looking to build some momentum heading into sectional play. There are also several matchups that carry conference title implications.   Here are the best matchups to watch for this week.   FISHERS vs LAWRENCE CENTRAL – Feb. 18 Lawrence Central […]

  No game better encapsulated the annual Basketball Day in Indiana than Lawrence North’s 61-58 sectional title win over North Central. An hour before tipoff, the soundtrack from Hoosiers was blasting on the loudspeakers. The stands were nearly packed with fans from both Lawrence North and North Central, and their energy was felt the entire night. […]

Bobby Ellis | Getty Images The Panthers and veteran tight end Greg Olsen have “mutually agreed to part ways”.  Olsen was drafted by the Bears in 2007, but has spent the rest of his career in Carolina to this point.  Chris Ballard mentioned in his post-season presser that this team is missing some veteran voices. […]

Chris Graythen | Sean Haffey | Getty Images Picking 13th in the NFL Draft can be a tough spot when you think you may need a quarterback.  It’s not likely you’ll be able to get the top guy coming out, which stinks, but you have to think about the situation that they’ll be walking into.  […]

Emilee Chin | Getty Images The Hoosiers are 15-7 on the season.  They’re 5-6 in the Big Ten which is good for 8th in the conference. They’ve lost three straight and four out of the last six games.  It’s been a rough go for Archie Miller’s squad as of late.  The long time voice of […]

Joe Robbins |Getty Images The NBA trade deadline is coming up this week.  Thursday to be exact.  While the Pacers are on pace for over 50 wins this season, their recent struggles have started to become a little concerning. Is it just growing pains with adding Victor Oladipo back into the lineup?  Or should they […]

Avon Echo There are plenty of matchups to watch on the boys’ side, but girls’ basketball gets the spotlight this week with sectional play starting on Tuesday. Sectional champions will be decided on Saturday, but one first-round matchup in the northern half of the bracket could have serious ramifications on the entire tournament.   HAMILTON […]

Robert Laberge | Getty Images It was a sad day in Indianapolis and the racing world on Thursday.  The legendary John Andretti’s battle with colon cancer came to an unfortunate end. Andretti passed away after fighting the disease for over two years.  Jeff & Big Joe spent a lot of time on Friday discussing his […]

Hamilton Southeastern Athletics February is right around the corner, and that means postseason time for girls’ high school basketball.   The IHSAA finalized the brackets for the 2020 Girls Basketball State Tournament on Sunday night. There’s a lot to take in for all of the central Indiana teams competing in the tournament, especially in Class […]

Prep Girls Hoops With several county tournaments in the books, we’re at the unofficial halfway point of the boys’ basketball regular season. Meanwhile, girls’ basketball enters the closing weeks of the regular season with the sectional draw coming up on Sunday.   Here are this week’s top five high school basketball matchups.   INDIANAPOLIS CITY […]