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Merrillville Boys Basketball

Valpo boys hand Merrillville 1st DAC loss

Valpo boys hand Merrillville 1st DAC loss

VALPARAISO | The week got off to a tough start for Valparaiso senior John Mosser.

February 15, 2013 9:45 pm Photos

Photos

Merrillvillle rallies to beat Michigan City boys

MERRILLVILLE | The locker room culture at Merrillville can be joyful, nervous and/or reverent at times.

January 25, 2013 9:45 pm
Merrillville's Raspopovich to hoop it up at Texas Pan-American

Merrillville's Raspopovich to hoop it up at Texas Pan-American

Merrillville senior quarterback Jake Raspopovich left cleat marks all over the school's football record book last season.

August 02, 2012 9:10 pm
UNC-Asheville's Nwannunu 100 percent and 'ready to go'

UNC-Asheville's Nwannunu 100 percent and 'ready to go'

The cumbersome knee brace has been discarded.

March 14, 2012 10:00 pm
Elkhart Memorial charges past Merrillville in 4A regional

Elkhart Memorial charges past Merrillville in 4A regional

MICHIGAN CITY | Even with the early loss of 6-foot-8 center Edward Seay to a torn ACL, Merrillville refused to give up.

March 10, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

AL HAMNIK: Popovich's Spurs contending again -- under the radar

AL HAMNIK: Popovich's Spurs contending again -- under the radar

TNT analyst Charles Barkley offers comic relief for much of the NBA season, but occasionally hits one out of the park with his observations.

February 27, 2012 10:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Popovich can't worry about NBA teams loading up

AL HAMNIK: Popovich can't worry about NBA teams loading up

The NBA's battle of musical chairs and players changing teams like their socks only confirms what we've known for a long time.

December 17, 2011 10:00 pm
This team will rock, the chair will not

This team will rock, the chair will not

Long-time Merrillville boys basketball coach Jim East pauses while announcing his retirement at a press conference at Merrillville High School in June. East's Pirates are ranked No. 25 in the country as the season tips off.

November 11, 2010 10:59 pm
Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Jim East has contemplated getting out of coaching before, but his wife, Marlene, told him he'd miss it too much. The longtime fixture on the Merrillville bench's imminent retirement after the 2010-11 season is approved by Marlene this time.

June 28, 2010 7:26 pm
Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Jim East began Monday's retirement announcement news conference with a joke, but he was serious about his decision to step down after the end of this season.

June 28, 2010 7:27 pm
Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Longtime Merrillville boys basketball coach Jim East pauses while announcing his retirement at a news conference at the high school Monday. East will coach through the end of the 2010-11 season, which will be his 31st on the Pirates' bench and 43rd overall as a head coach.

June 28, 2010 7:24 pm
Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Merrillville's East prepares for final season

Merrillville boys basketball coach Jim East is 70 years old, and he has decided his final season will be this coming school year. He retired from teaching in 2002 and has 42 years of experience as a head coach.

June 28, 2010 7:25 pm
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