UPLAND – A hot shooting first half and strong half-court defensive propelled the NAIA Division II fifth-ranked Taylor women's basketball team to a win over No. 21 Huntington in Odle Arena Wednesday night.

WINONA LAKE - A heads-up play in the waning seconds Wednesday evening allowed the Indiana Wesleyan University women's basketball team to escape with an important Crossroads League road victory.

Indiana Wesleyan All American Kyle Mangas added to his legend on Tuesday by knocking down a game-winning 3-pointer with only 12 seconds to play to lift the NAIA Division II No. 2 Wildcats over No. 18 Grace, 87-85 in Winona Lake, Indiana.

Making progress is how Indiana Wesleyan University women’s swim coach Laurissa Dalrymple views her team in their third season of competition.

Balanced scoring and a determined defensive effort helped the Marion Giants get back on a winning track Tuesday night in Bill Green Arena.

GAS CITY – Great backcourt play is a huge advantage in high school boys’ basketball and one of the big reasons Mississinewa won its ninth-straight game Tuesday evening.

Being connected is essential to playing good team defense, and for the past month or so, the Indiana Wesleyan men’s basketball team has put together some stellar defensive games.

Taylor women’s soccer ID Camp

For the second time this season, Marion senior RaShaya Kyle has been named the IBCA/Subway District 2 girls’ basketball Player of the Week following a pair of impressive performances.

For the third-staight season Indiana Wesleyan’s Kyle Mangas has earned a spot in the top-100 on Bevo Francis Award watch List.

Intensity is always in abundance when Taylor and Indiana Wesleyan get together in nearly every sport and Luckey Arena on the campus of IWU is certain to be energized when the Trojans visit the Wildcats for a Crossroads League basketball doubleheader.

One of the great early track and field standouts will be inducted into the Indiana Track and Field Hall of Fame next month, and he’s from right here in Marion.

FAIRMOUNT -- A disastrous third quarter was ultimately the downfall for Madison-Grant in their home matchup Friday night with Frankton.

Not many times are games won or lost in the opening quarter, but the Oak Hill boys basketball team may have changed a few minds Friday night.

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CONVERSE — The Central Indiana Conference meet long has been a showcase for top teams and individual wrestlers, and it was again Saturday.

Being the first is special and exciting and that sums up Abigail Turner's feelings about competing in today's Indiana High School Girls' Wrestling 2020 State Finals.

 Whatever the format, the Oak Hill wrestling team has most often prevailed over the Central Indiana Conference wrestling tournament, and it should be no different this time.

When it comes to playing games in the Crossroads League, it's nearly impossible to keep secrets, so games between evenly matched teams become grind-it-out affairs.

NAIA fifth-ranked Indiana Wesleyan swimming closed out the Centre College (Kentucky) Colonel Classic on Saturday with 10 top three finishes. The Wildcats finished third overall with 384 points and trailed Franklin College (564) and Centre College (524.5).

CONVERSE — Two defending girls' basketball state champions met Wednesday evening on Oak Hill's court, but it wasn't exactly an even matchup.

CONVERSE - Southwood head coach John Burrus had grown tired of giving post-game talks about moral victories to his side. A fourth-quarter rally on the road against rival Oak Hill ensured a different type of post-game atmosphere on Tuesday.

GAS CITY — Everyone has a plan to guard Marion Giants girls' basketball standout RaShaya Kyle, and Mississinewa was no different Tuesday evening.

Boys basketball: Southwood at Oak Hill, 7:30 p.m.

Indiana Wesleyan used an explosive offensive performance in the first half on Saturday in downing defending NAIA Division II national champ and No. 15 Spring Arbor, 93-68 in Michigan.

Given the situation, Wabash girls’ basketball coach Matt Stone was grateful for his squad coming away with a victory Tuesday night at Eastbrook. In a mistake-filled game on both sides, the Apaches  battled to a hard-earned 44-34 win over the Panthers.

Indiana Wesleyan’s men’s basketball team is rounding into form to try and defend its Crossroads League championships.

FAIRMOUNT – Madison-Grant's ability to turn defense to offense at a rapid pace spelled trouble for Northfield Saturday night.

GREENTOWN – It took two timeouts from Oak Hill coach Kevin Renbarger in the game’s opening minutes to get his squad to respond.

CONVERSE — Marion and Oak Hill swimming and diving meets typically lend themselves to a lot of experimentation, and there were plenty of different combinations on display Thursday evening in the Eagles pool.