Nine local basketball players earned nominations to the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week award for their efforts last week.
From the Duneland Athletic Conference, Johnny Bernard (Merrillville), Will Hanyard (Michigan City), Maurion Martin (Portage), Brandon Newman (Valparaiso) and Jake Wadding (Chesterton) were nominated for their efforts as the conference season is drawing to a close.
Jevon Morris of Munster, Jaylen Sullivan from Calumet and Cole Wireman from Kouts also picked up recommendations for the award while state-bound Emma Nolan of Marquette Catholic was nominated after her performance in the Class A semistate.
Early sectional passes to be sold at L.C.: The Lake Central athletic department will sell early passes to the Sectional 1 games from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. To purchase passes, enter the school through door "B."
The pass will allow entrance to the entire tournament, which begins Feb. 27.