As the boys’ basketball season prepares to kick off the second portion of the season following the holiday break eyes are looking toward the 14th Annual Sugar Creek Classic.
I was fortunate enough to be in on some of the first conversations when this event was in the planning stages before it became a reality and the first tournament was played on Dec. 22-23, 2006. Unlike the girls tournament which has been dominated by one team (Western Boone has won 11 of the 12 tournamen
DELPHI — North Montgomery’s Alex Wallace ignited a fire, and the Chargers lit up Rossville 65-47 in the Indiana Kitchen Holiday Classic Final at Delphi on Saturday.
“I thought Alex running the point was spectacular,” Chargers coach Chad Arnold said. “He’s a player, and tonight was his night.”
The senior sparked a 9-0 North Montgomery (5-4) run with six-straight points to start the game, and led all scorers with 17 in the blowout win.
North Montgomery’s 17-5 lead after a
DELPHI — Pioneer left little doubt on the floor as to who was the best girls’ basketball team at the Indiana Kitchen Holiday Classic on Saturday — as they ran past North Montgomery 42-18 — to the tournament title.
The Panthers (11-2) grabbed a 9-2 lead after a quarter, and never looked back.
“You can’t teach heart, and you can’t teach desire, and we didn’t have those two things today,” North Montgomery coach Ryan Nuppnau said following the loss. “It just didn’t really see
DELPHI — North Montgomery erased an eight-point second half deficit to end a three-game skid and defeat Delphi 54-51 Friday night to advance to the Indiana Kitchen Holiday Classic championship tonight at Delphi.
Trailing 35-27 midway through the third quarter, the Chargers (4-4) ended the stanza on a 6-0 run, before Zak Searle gave the Chargers their first lead of the second half at 37-35 with a 3-point play at the 5:19 mark in the fourth quarter. Delphi tied it three times
DELPHI —North Montgomery used a stout defensive effort to defeat Delphi 30-24 Friday night in the Indiana Kitchen Holiday Classic semi-final.
The Chargers (9-5) held the Oracles (7-6) to just eight second half points, and without a field goal for over 15 minutes.
“It was just a matter of doing what we do — nothing special,” North Montgomery coach Ryan Nuppnau said of the halftime adjustments. Taking care of our defensive principals and defensive fundamentals. And doing th
Led by sports editor Jared McMurry, the Journal Review staff of Bob Cox, Barry Lewis, and Jeff Nelson compiled a list of athletes from the decade and then voted on the list to select 12 girls and 12 boys plus 10 honorable mention athletes for each gender. The boys list is as follows in alphabetical order.
The 2016 North Montgomery graduate was a three-sport standout for the Chargers.
As a senior Adams led the North Montgomery football team to an 8-4 record
Led by sports editor Jared McMurry, the Journal Review staff of Bob Cox, Barry Lewis, and Jeff Nelson compiled a list of athletes from the decade and then voted on the list to select 12 girls and 12 boys plus 10 honorable mention athletes for each gender. The girls list is as follows in alphabetical order.
The 2019 North Montgomery graduate and three-sport athlete earned the Inaugural Journal Review Career Achievement award this past summer. Anderson led th
What a decade it was for Montgomery County high school sports.
A state championship, a pair of state runner-ups, and dozens of sectional titles in between. Over the next week the Journal Review will release all-decade teams.
Myself, Bob Cox, Barry Lewis, and Jeff Nelson have selected all-decade teams for both boys and girls as individual athletes that will appear in print at the end of this week. Next week we will feature a list of all-decade teams and moments.
There are three 1,000 point scorers in the Coal Creek Central record book. The scoring is led by Dick Shull a 1959 graduate who holds the career record with 1,374 points in his 74 game career for a 17.8 average. He has the single game mark of 38 against Linden in 1957-58. He also threw in 31 against Richland Twp, in 1956-57 and 30 against Waveland in the 1958-59 season.
Rick Haas is second on the list with 1,282 points in 80 games for an average of 16.0. He had single seaso
Crawfordsville improved to 4-3 on the seaosn with a 66-54 win over Seeger. Ty Lynas had 20 points, while Ziair Morgan chipped in 11.
Fountain Central dropped to 4-5 on the year with a 66-41 loss to Western Boone. Eberly and Barradas each had eight for the Mustangs.