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  • Wayne Gretzky shares fond memories of his early career in the Circle City

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The ECHL All-Star Classic marked the return of Wayne Gretzky to the city where his professional career began. “It’s always great to come home,” Gretzky said ahead of Monday’s Classic. “I spent not a long time here but it was a lot of fun for me.” It was at the coliseum that a then 17-year old Gretzky found out he’d been traded from the Indianapolis Racers to Edmonton. “This was the arena I was in where I was […]

  • Cascade trio shares unique dynamic on the court

    CLAYTON, Ind. – Cascade girls’ basketball boasts a triple threat of seniors within their starting five. “When we’re on the court, we just kind of bounce off each other and we’ll just give each other a look and know, okay she needs me to pass it to her,” Cascade forward Emelia Bryant said. “There will come one point in a game where one of the three will give us exactly what we need, so it’s nice that they’re all three […]

  • Hamilton Southeastern 7-footer embraces opportunity after leaving war-torn South Sudan

    For Mabor Majak, basketball is more than a sport, it’s an opportunity. “I feel blessed, being gifted with all these people around me. They push to get me to be a better person on the court and off the court,” the 7’2” sophomore said. “His work ethic is tremendous,” Hamilton Southeastern head coach Brian Satterfield explained.” I mean he’s in the gym every chance he gets, he gets in the weight room whenever he can because the biggest thing he […]

  • Butler looks to bounce back against third consecutive ranked opponent

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Butler is preparing for their third ranked conference opponent in a row after knocking off top-ranked Villanova at Hinkle Fieldhouse, then falling to 5th-ranked Xavier on the road. The Bulldogs will host #21 Seton Hall on Saturday before hitting the road to face yet another ranked foe in Creighton. “It’s always good to be back home,” Butler head coach LaVall Jordan said. “You’re just trying to improve every day and get ready for the next game, but […]

  • Slumping Pacers searching for spark without Oladipo

    Looking to break out of a four-game slump, the Pacers will again be without leading scorer Victor Oladipo when they visit the Bucks on Wednesday night. “We’ve lost a little rhythm and a little confidence,” head coach Nate McMillan said of his team’s losing streak. “We need everybody to step up, it’s not just one particular guy. We have had struggles as a team and as a unit. It starts with the group coming out.” In an effort to shake […]

  • Former Colt Marlin Jackson aims to impact underserved kids throughout the year

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Taking home a Christmas gift and enjoying a holiday party is a special celebration for students at Phalen Leadership Academy, and former Colt Marlin Jackson is working to make these smiles happen year round. “I think it’s all about the fact that somebody thought about you, because sometimes these children may not have a Christmas at all at home,” Jackson said. “So we want to let them know that we care, we’re here and we’re thinking  about […]

  • Pacers put win streak on the line as Paul George returns with OKC

    When the Pacers traded Paul George to the Thunder for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis, many fans wondered two things: did Indiana get enough in exchange for their former All-Star? And, when does Paul George make his return to Indiana? With the Pacers on a four-game win streak and sitting at 16-11, thanks in large part to the emergence of Oladipo and Sabobis, their consistent contribution is proving to be more valuable than many anticipated when the deal was made. […]

  • Butler runs past Utah, 81-69

    INDIANAPOLIS – Butler extended its win streak to four games Tuesday night with an 81-69 decision over visiting Utah. The Utes built a 25-17 1st half lead at Hinkle Fieldhouse before the Bulldogs closed the half with a 17-6 run to hit the locker room with a 34-31 lead. Butler improved to 7-2 on the season on the strength of 4 bulldogs in double figures led by Kelan Martin’s 29 points. The senior completed his double-double by grabbing 11 rebounds. […]

  • IU soccer in pursuit of 9th national championship as Hoosiers head to College Cup

    As Indiana heads to an NCAA-record 19th College Cup, head coach Todd Yeagley wants his Hoosiers to evoke the attitude of IU’s 2012 national championship team. “That was a big take-away in 2012,” Yeagley said in a news conference Tuesday at Assembly Hall. “They had a great time. Everybody enjoyed it. That has to start with our communication from the coaches. We try not to get any more amped. We’ve got to keep things similar and have fun.” Indiana knocked […]

  • Indiana falls to top-ranked Duke 91-81 in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Despite a strong showing from the Hoosiers at Assembly Hall, Indiana could not hold off a late Duke surge. The No. 1 ranked Blue Devils escaped with a 91-81 win to remain undefeated.  A De’Ron Davis dunk with 6:31 to play gave IU a 73-69 lead, but Duke would rally on the heels of senior Grayson Allen and freshman Wendell Carter Jr. in the final minutes. With the game tied at 75 with 4:32 to play, Carter […]