MACIEJEWSKI TO PLAY FOR WABASH: Hanover Central catcher Zac Maciejewski will continue his career at Wabash College.
A two-time all-Porter County Conference selection, Maciejewski is hitting .406 for his prep career with two home runs, five triples, 19 doubles, 26 stolen bases, 37 RBIs and 42 walks. With Maciejewski behind the plate, Hanover Central has won the last two PCC round-robin titles and was Class 2A state runner-up in 2011.
HEBRON'S BIGGS SIGNS WITH HLGU: Trey Biggs (Hebron) has signed with Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.). Biggs was a three-year All-Porter County Conference selection as a setter. Biggs also helped the Hawks finish second last year at the Indiana boys volleyball state championships.
CAL COLLEGE UPSET BID COMES UP SHORT: Karina Robinson poured in 26 points, and Domonique Edwards posted a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds, but top-seeded Roosevelt (25-6) withstood an upset bid by Calumet College, pulling out a 62-60 victory Wednesday in the opening round of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament in Chicago.
Rebecca Dill added nine points and 11 boards for the Crimson Wave (10-21), which trailed by 12 with 5:50 left before rallying.
PACERS ROUT KNICKS, PULL CLOSER TO SECOND IN EAST: Paul George scored 27 points, and the Pacers powered their way closer to the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the New York Knicks 125-91 on Wednesday night.
David West had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Lance Stephenson added 14 points for Indiana (33-21), which pulled within a half-game of the Knicks for second place in the East.
The Pacers shot 53 percent from the field, scored a season-high point total and had a season-best 28 assists against the Atlantic Division leaders. It was Indiana's largest margin of victory this season and New York's worst loss.
Tyson Chandler led New York with 19 points and 11 rebounds.
ANDREAN-NOLL TICKETS ON SALE: Advance purchase of tickets for the Andrean at Bishop Noll game will begin at 7:30 a.m. today in the Noll athletic office.
The game between the two teams, ranked fourth in their respective classes, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bishop Noll.
WHEELER SELLING SECTIONAL TICKETS: Wheeler High School will sell tickets for next week's Class 2A sectional from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Season tickets are $10. Games are scheduled for Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
WEST SIDE SECTIONAL TICKETS ON SALE AT L.C., MUNSTER: The Lake Central and Munster athletic departments will sell season tickets to the West Side Sectional games.
Fans can purchase tickets at Lake Central from 8 a.m. to noon today through Monday by entering Door A. Fans can purchase tickets at Munster from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. until they're sold out.
Tickets are $10 each, which grants admission to all games of the sectional.
PORTER COUNTY STORM SETS SIGN-UPS: The Porter County Storm Baseball Program will hold sign-ups from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday as well as March 2 and 9 at Westchester Intermediate School. Players born in 1994, 1995, 1996 and prior to May 1, 1997, are eligible to play. Cost is $275. For details, go to www.portercountystorm.com.
EXPO THIS WEEKEND AT PORTER COUNTY EXPO CENTER: The Northwest Indiana Youth Sports Expo will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Porter County Expo Center. Seminars and demonstrations will take place at the event, which is $3 for adults and $1 for children aged 5 to 12.
Around the horn
The NCAA believes former Miami assistant coaches Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez provided false or misleading information during the probe into the Hurricanes' athletic department. The NCAA said all three violated "principles of ethical conduct" as part of the notice of allegations served against the Hurricanes, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the allegations have not been released publicly. ... Sophie Kurys, who stole 201 bases in 1946 while playing in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, has died. She was 87. ... The opening round of the Match Play Championship was suspended Wednesday when a cold rain that came down sideways quickly gave way to snow from a winter storm that dumped close to 2 inches on Dove Mountain in just over an hour.