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STEVE HANLON: Officially, this is not just a black and white issue

STEVE HANLON: Officially, this is not just a black and white issue

I've heard it. You've heard it. We've all heard it for many generations.

July 10, 2014 5:45 pm

River Forest picks Quigg as new athletic director

River Forest picks Quigg as new athletic director

Jason Quigg probably got a high-five from Mickey Mouse on Tuesday night, after the world-famous rodent heard the good news for Quigg.

July 08, 2014 9:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: Things that need to get blowed up real good

So how was the parade? The picnic? The potato-e salad? (Just like Dan Quayle, I'm from Indiana, too!)

July 04, 2014 5:45 pm

STEVE HANLON: West Side's boys track team is going to church

STEVE HANLON: West Side's boys track team is going to church

In a time where much of the news coming out of Gary isn't cheery, a group of young men at West Side High School did something remarkable. It w…

July 03, 2014 5:45 pm

Closing of Lew Wallace saddens many former Hornet athletes

Closing of Lew Wallace saddens many former Hornet athletes

Dave Templin grew up on the east side of Gary, near the steel mills. Before graduating from Emerson in 1966, a blue-collar lunch-pail district…

July 01, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Wheatfield's Vukadinovich works Wisconsin basketball camp

Wheatfield's Vukadinovich works Wisconsin basketball camp

In March of 1984, Brian Vukadinovich was just seconds from realizing a life-long dream. Then, like that, a last-second shot by a Warsaw player…

June 29, 2014 5:00 pm

E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for Basketball Skills Camp

E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for Basketball Skills Camp

EAST CHICAGO | It has become a summer tradition.

June 27, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Flick Award goes to the perfect winner

STEVE HANLON: Flick Award goes to the perfect winner

Josh Borst wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Everything he got in life came with great effort after jumping hurdles in his way. Ye…

June 27, 2014 5:45 pm

STEVE HANLON: The best and worst of the 2013-14 school year

It's been written that life is a vapor. Boy, it sure seems that way. It seemed like yesterday we were putting out our football tab last August…

June 26, 2014 6:30 pm

Local basketball coaches weigh in on NBA Draft, free-agent movement

Local basketball coaches weigh in on NBA Draft, free-agent movement

MERRILLVILLE | The National Basketball Association season ended nearly two weeks ago.

June 25, 2014 5:00 pm

Marc Condotti is new H-F boys hoops coach

Marc Condotti is new H-F boys hoops coach

Homewood-Flossmoor didn't have to look far to name its new boys basketball coach.

June 24, 2014 7:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Jeff Stur has a 'Golden Eagle' eye view of things

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Jeff Stur has a 'Golden Eagle' eye view of things

Jeff Stur knew he would have to have some creativity if he wanted to work in the sports marketing and media relations field.

June 23, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

STEVE HANLON: Something bigger than all of those games

It was December 1999. These shoes were standing inside the Hammond Civic Center taking in The Times Region Roundball Rumble. It was a thrillin…

June 19, 2014 6:30 pm

Kentucky working with Indiana to revive All-Star series in commonwealth

Kentucky working with Indiana to revive All-Star series in commonwealth

Six years ago, Charlie Hall sat down at a table to discuss breathing life back into the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series.

June 18, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former West Side basketball coach reflects on his career

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former West Side basketball coach reflects on his career

GARY | When former West Side boys basketball coach Ike Brown goes through his stacks of memorabilia, which includes several plaques on the wal…

June 16, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Indiana sweeps Kentucky in all-star series

INDIANAPOLIS | Stepping back into Bankers Life Fieldhouse for Lake Central's Tyler Wideman would be like Ali stepping into the ring against Jo…

June 14, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Jennings leads Indiana to sweep of Kentucky

INDIANAPOLIS | It was a crowning achievement for one of Indiana's best girls basketball players in state history.

June 14, 2014 8:10 pm

Blackmon leads Lyles-less Hoosiers to win at Kentucky

Blackmon leads Lyles-less Hoosiers to win at Kentucky

Clint Swan spoke about it on Wednesday night, as did Tyler Wideman. How would Mr. Basketball Trey Lyles of Indianapolis Tech peform in Friday …

June 13, 2014 11:00 pm Related

STEVE HANLON: What it means to don the threads

STEVE HANLON: What it means to don the threads

COLUMBUS | The gym was thinning out Wednesday night at Columbus North. A talented Indiana All-Star team just finished a sweep of the Junior All-Stars.

June 13, 2014 6:30 pm

STEVE HANLON: The kid in the candy store

STEVE HANLON: The kid in the candy store

COLUMBUS | The legends lined up on the bleachers for a photograph, the younger ones wearing the historic white jersey with the coveted blue le…

June 12, 2014 7:30 pm

Dillard not sure if he's returning to Bowman Academy

Dillard not sure if he's returning to Bowman Academy

COLUMBUS | Sometimes the story is on the basketball floor, between the hardwood lines of America's game. Often, though, it is not.

June 11, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Junior-Senior All-Star Game has a distinctiive region flavor

Indiana Junior-Senior All-Star Game has a distinctiive region flavor

LOGANSPORT | With five local juniors, a sixth who used to play in Northwest Indiana and Lake Central's Tyler Wideman, Monday's Indiana Junior-…

June 09, 2014 9:00 pm Video

Marquette's Fazekas on DNP list for All-Star game

Marquette's Ryan Fazekas did not play in Monday night's Indiana All-Star-Junior All-Star game at Logansport after sustaining a groin strain in…

June 09, 2014 8:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: It is time for some summer fun

STEVE HANLON: It is time for some summer fun

This is a breathless time of year for high school sports. Championships of all kinds are being decided around Indiana in several spring sports.

May 30, 2014 7:30 pm

STEVE HANLON: It ain't like it used to be

When Mike Hackett started his career as a teacher and boys basketball coach 20-plus years ago, the landscape of Hoosier Hysteria was much diff…

May 29, 2014 7:30 pm

Indiana Prep Notes: L.C.'s Ryan to play basketball for Albion

Indiana Prep Notes: L.C.'s Ryan to play basketball for Albion

Lake Central boys basketball guard Robert Ryan has committed to play at Albion College.

May 29, 2014 6:00 pm

Gavit looking for AD, boys basketball coach after Ridenour leaves

Gavit looking for AD, boys basketball coach after Ridenour leaves

Gavit is looking to fill its boys basketball coaching position and its athletic director's post.

May 27, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Prep Notes: Several locals tabbed for Indiana Class All-Star Classic

Indiana Prep Notes: Several locals tabbed for Indiana Class All-Star Classic

Several area basketball players were selected to play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic which will be held at Anderson Universi…

May 22, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: The gift that just keeps on giving

Just when you thought it was fixed, a tire goes flat and the muffler falls off. Again. And then someone steals the fuzzy dice hanging from the…

May 16, 2014 5:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Harold Cox

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Harold Cox

Harold Cox can't wait to return to Portage in August.

May 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: IHSAA dribbles the ball in the right direction

The basketball news the IHSAA released this week was good. It was positive for the players, awesome for the schools and getting much closer to…

May 08, 2014 5:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Jim Poole

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Jim Poole

At 6-foot-7, Jim Poole looks like he can drive a golf ball straight down the fairway and nothing can keep him down.

May 05, 2014 7:00 pm

Lux leads McLegends' stars to romp of high school stars

Lux leads McLegends' stars to romp of high school stars

HIGHLAND | Bret Barclay drove to the basket Saturday afternoon at Highland High School. The Crown Point senior made contact with T.J. Lux and …

May 03, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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JIM PETERS: It's been a whirlwind year for former Chesterton basketball player Holba

It hasn't been quite a year since Matt Holba pulled up his Chesterton roots and moved with his family to central Indiana. It just doesn't seem…

May 01, 2014 5:30 pm

STEVE HANLON: All-Star game happy to be a McHoosier

STEVE HANLON: All-Star game happy to be a McHoosier

For a long while, Northwest Indiana had a local all-star game for boys and girls basketball. Then, like that, it vanished.

May 01, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: I finally get to meet Virgil Sweet, again

It was summer of 1977, I believe. This young baller who is now an old baller put on his canvas Chuck Taylor's and dribbled a ball toward Crown…

April 25, 2014 5:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: A Christmas story region hoopsters should read again

STEVE HANLON: A Christmas story region hoopsters should read again

Keith Christmas went along for the ride in April of 2002. The senior basketball player at West Side never received an invitation to the Hoosie…

April 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Steve Kucer

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Steve Kucer

Steve Kucer still has a gleam in his eye when talking about his days as a student-athlete and as a teacher and coach at Hammond High School.

April 14, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Lake Central's Wideman makes Indiana All-Star team

Lake Central's Wideman makes Indiana All-Star team

Tyler Wideman got a phone call, but didn't answer it. Typically, he was in the gym working on his game.

April 10, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: 'How bad do you want to live?'

STEVE HANLON: 'How bad do you want to live?'

Fred Mooney walked into Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home in Munster on March 7. A lot was on the mind and heart of the assistant boys bas…

April 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Wideman, Dillard make AP all-state boys basketball team

Wideman, Dillard make AP all-state boys basketball team

Tyler Wideman was named The Times Player of the Year on Sunday. On Wednesday he was named to the Associated Press' boys basketball All-State s…

April 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Auksel learned from among the best

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Auksel learned from among the best

Pete Auksel had the distinction of playing or coaching under three Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame coaches in John Baratto, John Molodet and E…

April 07, 2014 6:00 pm

Lake Central's Wideman is The Times Player of the Year

Lake Central's Wideman is The Times Player of the Year

ST. JOHN | It was Ground Zero for Hoosier Hysteria. Lake Central was playing poorly in the state championship game. All the dreams of a lifeti…

April 05, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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The Times 2013-14 Boys Basketball All-Area Team

The Times 2013-14 Boys Basketball All-Area Team

FIRST TEAM

April 05, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Milausnic pushes all the right buttons for historic L.C. run

Milausnic pushes all the right buttons for historic L.C. run

ST. JOHN | Every person in every gym in Indiana had high hopes on Nov. 11, the first official practice day of the 2013-14 boys basketball season.

April 05, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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STEVE HANLON: Brushing the ice off a snowy boys hoops notebook

Wow. Didn't it seem like it was yesterday when the whistles blew for the first boys basketball practice in Indiana? Time flies, don't it?

April 04, 2014 5:00 pm

JIM PETERS: The start of big things at Marquette?

Before we formally tuck away the 2013-14 boys basketball season and put it to bed with our all-area and 'of the year' honors Sunday, let's tak…

April 03, 2014 5:00 pm

STEVE HANLON: Some Leftovertures from last Saturday night

STEVE HANLON: Some Leftovertures from last Saturday night

INDIANAPOLIS | Early deadlines and three area teams in the state finals left some key points in the notebook last Saturday night at Bankers Li…

April 03, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Nothing but pride left for Lake Central and Bowman

Nothing but pride left for Lake Central and Bowman

INDIANAPOLIS | After a week of great joy and state-wide attention, Lake Central boys basketball coach Dave Milausnic had an emotional thought …

March 30, 2014 4:15 pm Photos

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