For the 190th time rivals Crawfordsville and Lebanon met Wednesday night and it was the Athenians coming away with a 68-54 win to advance to Friday night’s sectional semifinal game.
“We have taken pour lick from them in the past, so this is a great feeling,” Crawfordsville coach David Pierce said of the win over the Tigers. Lebanon came out quick to start the game and led 3-0 before the Athenians turned up the defensive pressure and took an 8-3 lead and never looked back. I
Third time was not a charm for Southmont as the Mounties faced Western Boone for a third time this season in the Class 3A Sectional No. 25 opener at Crawfordsville on Wednesday. The Stars used their athleticism and size to score 42 points in the paint and beat Southmont 59-47. Western Boone (12-11) grabbed 15 offensive rebounds, including nine in the second half, as they gripped to a comfortable lead after taking a 25-17 advantage into the half.
“I thought our rotations wer
UPLAND, Ind. — The Taylor University women’s basketball squad dominated on Monday, defeating No. 6 Marian for the Crossroads League Tournament Championship. The team cruised to an 86-61 victory, maintaining a double-digit lead throughout the second half. For the first time in program history, No. 8 Taylor won the Crossroads League regular season title and tournament championship in the same season. The historic team won its last 20-consecutive games, while matching a program
Wabash College sophomore guard Jack Davidson has been named the 2019 North Coast Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year in addition to earning a place on the All-NCAC First Team. Harrison Hallstrom joined Davidson as an all-conference honoree with Hallstrom's selection to the All-NCAC Second Team.
Davidson is the third Wabash player to earn NCAC Player of the Year honors, joining Joe DesJean who garnered the award in 2002 and Josh Estelle, the 2000 NCAC Pla
LINDEN — There are two sides to knowing your sectional opponent. Some might say you don’t want to know too much, others might say it makes it easier to game plan. North Montgomery doesn’t have a choice as they enter the 2019 IHSAA boys basketball state tournament under first-year coach Andrew Evertts.
The Chargers (5-17) received the bye in Sectional No. 25 at Crawfordsville and will play the winner of Benton Central and Greencastle on Friday at 6 p.m in the semi-final.
Crawfordsville’s boys basketball team enters the IHSAA boys state tournament with only one thing on its mind.
Win the sectional.
The Athenians posted a 16-6 regular season record, won the county title, the Sagamore Conference, and a Sugar Creek Classic title. It was the best season wins wise for the Athenians since 1973-74 and their first conference title since 1987. Goals one, two, and three are checked off the list, with only a sectional title standing in the way of hav
NEW MARKET — When you have a young and inexperienced team like Southmont had entering this season, your ability and chemistry can be totally different from game one of the regular season in November to the IHSAA boys basketball tournament at the end of February.
That’s what Mounties’ coach Jake Turner is hoping for as Southmont opens sectional play at Crawfordsville against Western Boone on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. “As the year has gone along, our offensive execution has g
Crawfordsville's 1958 state runner-up team was the last boys basketball team from Montgomery County to make it to the state finals.
Ok, the girls’ basketball tournament is now history as four teams were crowned state champions last weekend and now it’s time for the boys’ tournament to take front and center stage.
Since 1911 the Indiana High School Athletic Association has staged a state tournament and Montgomery County has been a part of every single tournament. Of course
Crawfordsville's seniors Anthony Gonzalez, Will Kellerman, Eddie Heindold, Cam Saunders, and Jake Decker celebrated a Sugar Creek Classic title this season. (Photo Provided by Susan Ehrlich)
It all started nine years ago.
Crawfordsville’s boys basketball seniors Eddie Heinold, Jake Decker, Will Kellerman, Cameron Saunders, and Anthony Gonzalez were in third grade, and David Pierce was in his first year as head coach of the Athenians.
As Pierce began building the program
If getting ready to play on the varsity level is gauged by success, then Crawfordsville’s basketball program is on sound footing.
The Athenians junior varsity checked off all the boxes this season: winning a county title and a Sugar Creek championship, going unbeaten in the Sagamore Conference and finishing with a 21-1 record.
Their work went noticed.
“Part of the reason our varsity has done some historic things this season is because of our junior varsity,” varsity hea