Basketball

Edna Wenger donates her hat to Tigers

Edna Wenger donates her hat to Tigers

Edna Wenger donates her hat to Tigers

Raiders fall in 2OT at Union City

UNION CITY — March Madness may not start until next week, but the Southern Wells Raiders and Union City Indians got an early start Friday night. When the smoke finally cleared after two overtime periods, the host...

Poor free-throw shooting sinks Knights

Poor free-throw shooting sinks Knights

HUNTINGTON — Norwell coach Randy Hawkins kept focusing on two numbers: The free throws his team made and the free throws his team attempted. 12 and 23. “I...

Southwood beats cold Tigers 53-47

Southwood beats cold Tigers 53-47

WABASH — Despite all the intricate offensive patterns and defensive schemes dreamed up over the years, the name of the game is still to put the ball in the...

Three Tigers, three Raiders named to 2015 All-ACAC girls’ basketball teams

Bluffton High School senior Lauren Stauffer and Southern Wells High School senior Lela Knowles were chosen by the coaches of the Allen County Athletic Conference as members of the all-conference girls’ basketball...

Prible’s absence proves costly in Tigers’ 46-45 loss to New Haven

In about 10 seconds, Senior Night at the Tiger Den went from very good to very bad for the Bluffton Tigers, who ended up losing 46-45.

Snider outlasts Norwell in triple OT

If you missed the game last night, you’re kicking yourself today.

Raiders come up short against Wes-Del

A dejected group of Southern Wells boys and their coaches walked off the Raiderdome basketball court and into their locker room Tuesday night following a 44-42 loss to the Wes-Del Warriors.

SLIDE SHOW: Scenes from Norwell’s Saturday Regional games

SLIDE SHOW: Scenes from Norwell’s Saturday Regional games

Photo slide show: Norwell won a thriller and then battled back to force overtime in the finals Saturday in the girls’ basketball regionals.

Not this time for Knights

Not this time for Knights

Breaks go in favor of No. 9 Tippecanoe Valley

Knights rally, don’t give up against Cadets

Knights rally, don’t give up against Cadets

DECATUR — Showing their grit and determination, the Norwell Knights held on to win another close game Saturday morning in the first Class 3A girls’...

Tigers grind out a win over Mississinewa

GAS CITY — An airtight contest between the Bluffton Tigers and Mississinewa Indians went to the visitors Saturday night, as the Tigers came away with a 48-45 win in a game featuring five ties and 10 lead changes.

Raiders, Knights draw late openers

IHSAA Sectional Pairings

Tipp Valley tops Knights in regional finals OT

The Norwell girls’ team lost in a hard-fought regionals finals, forcing overtime against the highly rated Tippecanoe Valley team. Details in Monday’s NB; watch video hightlights and Coach Eric Thornton’s comments...

Raiders roll over Blackford 64-30

Raiders roll over Blackford 64-30

The Southern Wells Raiders took out a season’s worth of frustration with a 64-30 win over the hapless Blackford Bruins on the home hardwood Friday night.

Tigers come back, hold off Bellmont

Tigers come back, hold off Bellmont

Against a deceptive Bellmont Braves’ basketball team, the Bluffton Tigers had to make their free throws down the stretch to pull out a 47-45 victory at The...

Knights control tempo to beat Jay County

PORTLAND — Possessions were at a premium in Friday night’s basketball game between the Norwell Knights and Jay County Patriots.

Knights focused on extending their postseason run

Knights focused on extending their postseason run

Before the season started, Norwell Knights girls’ basketball coach Eric Thornton knew that the 2014-2015 season would be viewed with some skepticism after...

Adam Ballinger to end his basketball career

Adam Ballinger to end his basketball career

After playing professional basketball for 12 years in the National Basketball League in Australia, 1998 Bluffton High School graduate Adam Ballinger has...

Five Norwell girls named to final NHC basketball team

Norwell juniors Stephanie Conrad and Mackenzie Sawyer led a group of five Knights who were selected as members of the final Northeast Hoosier Conference Girls’ Basketball All-Conference Team.

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