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Ben Davis coach Mark James doesn’t have to worry about a team hangover from last season’s epic run to the Class 4A state championship, following the graduation of four starters and five of its top seven players. “Most of that team is gone. We’re starting over and starting a new...
The Indiana high school football season concludes Friday and Saturday at the home of the Indianapolis Colts. Here’s a look the championship games in each class: Friday’s games: Class A: Pioneer (14-0) vs. Eastern Greene (11-3), 12 p.m. While it’s top-ranked Pioneer’s fourth...
After a two-year bump to Class 6A due to the IHSAA’s success factor, Cathedral returned to 5A this season, no doubt to the dismay of everyone else in the class. The Irish moved up after five straight state championships. This week, Cathedral (7-5) hosts one of the teams it has...
Players of the Week Johnny Adams, Ben Davis : With 106 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries, the senior running back again plowed through the completion in the Giants’ 50-7 victory over Fishers. Adams now has 1,344 rushing yards at 10.4 per carry, to go with 16 TDs. He...
After 12 season-ending losses to Chatard over 19 years, Danville scored a 40-35 triumph over the Trojans for a sectional championship last season. Now in Year 2 under coach and 2008 alumnus KC Woods, the Class 3A No. 3 Warriors (12-0) no longer hope they can beat Chatard, they...
Players of the Week Chris Freeman, Zionsville: In a moment that will live in program legend, Freeman booted a 48-yard field goal with seven seconds left to lift unranked Zionsville to a 28-26 win over Class 5A No. 1 New Palestine. The sophomore is now 19-of-19 on PATs and 12-of-...
A lengthy sectional title drought will come to an end at Mooresville on Friday, as Greenwood (9-2) visits the host Pioneers (3-8) for the Class 4A Sectional 22 crown. Mooresville hasn’t taken one since 2004, and Greenwood since 2005. With the Woodmen winning the teams’ Sept. 8...
Players of the Week Carson Steele, Center Grove : Steele had 23 carries for 174 yards and three TDs, part of the Trojans’ 258-yard rushing effort, in a 35-3 domination of Franklin Central. Steele now has 1,366 yards on the season, which considering the schedule, is one of the...
When Avon fell two points shy of reaching the Class 6A title game two years ago, its offense – led by Mr. Football and current Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters – averaged 39.7 points per game, while a talented and experienced defense allowed 20.4 per outing. Through nine...