WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10…EARLHAM WBB VS. ROSE HULMAN…7:30

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12…UNION COUNTY BBB AT NORTHEASTERN…7:30

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…RICHMOND BBB VS. HARRISON (NCC TOURNEY) 1:00

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…EARLHAM WBB VS. HANOVER…2:00

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…EARLHAM MBB VS. HANOVER…4:00

*SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13…RICHMOND BBB VS. McCUTCHEON (IF RHS WINS AT 1:00)..7:00

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Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Athletes of the Week *         Colin Zeng, men’s diving o   Earlier in the week, Zeng earned his fourth Big Ten Diver of the Week honor, the first Ohio State swimmer or diver to earn four weekly B1G awards in one season since 2012-13. The sophomore won both the... read more

BIG 10 WOMEN’S PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Player of the Week Rachel Banham, Minnesota G – Sr. – Lakeville, Minn. – Lakeville North   •    Broke the Big Ten single-game scoring record and tied the NCAA record with 60 points in a double-overtime win over Northwestern •    Scored 24 points and pulled down five... read more

BIG 10 MEN’S PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Player of the Week Denzel Valentine, Michigan State G – 6-5 – Sr. – Lansing, Mich. – Sexton Posted a near triple-double with 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in the Spartans’ road win at Michigan Made 8-of-13 (.615) field goals, including 3-of-4 (.750)... read more

AP MEN’S BASKETBALL POLL

1. Villanova (20-3) 2. Maryland (21-3) 3. Oklahoma (19-3) 4. Iowa (19-4) 5. Xavier (21-2) 6. Kansas (19-4) 7. Virginia (19-4) 8. Michigan State (20-4) 9. North Carolina (19-4) 10. West Virginia (19-4) 11. Oregon (20-4) 12. Miami (18-4) 13. Louisville (19-4) 14. Iowa... read more

THIS WEEK IN THE BIG 10

[ONE // hawkeyes alone on top] No. 5/7 Iowa sits alone atop the Big Ten men’s basketball standings after scoring a pair of conference wins this past week. The Hawkeyes defeated Penn State 73-49 on Wednesday and held off Illinois on Sunday, 77-65, to move to 10-1 in... read more

INDIANA GIRLS REGIONAL PAIRINGS

CLASS 4A LaPorte Gary West vs. Penn 11:00 AM    Merrillville at LaPorte 1:00 PM    Kokomo Zionsville vs. Carmel 10:00 AM    Homestead vs. East Noble 12:00 PM    Decatur Central Indianapolis Roncalli vs. Lawrence North 10:00 AM    Plainfield vs. Greenfield-Central... read more

THE SPORTS PAGE: January 8, 2016

SUPER BOWL 50 Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver’s two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Manning threw... read more

BIG 10 MEN’S BASKETBALL REPORT

STANDINGS TEAM                   CONF.                  OVERALL IOWA                   10-1                      19-4 MARYLAND         10-2                   21-3 INDIANA              9-2                      19-5 MICHIGAN ST.    7-4                     20-4... read more

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This Date In Sports History: February 8th

1896 – The Western Conference was formed by representatives of Midwestern universities. The group changed its name to the Big 10 Conference.

1936 – The first National Football League (NFL) draft was held. Jay Berwanger was the first to be selected. He went to the Philadelphia Eagles.

1950 – The Associated Press named Jim Thorpe and Baby Didrikson Zaharias the greatest male and female athletes of the first half of the 20th century.

1963 – Lamar Hunt, owner of the American Football League franchise in Dallas, TX, moved the operation to Kansas City. The new team was named the Chiefs.

1984 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlains record of 12,681 goals. He scored 15,836 goals before retiring in 1989.

1991 – Roger Clemens signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox that paid $5,380,250 per year.

1996 – Charles Barkley became the 22nd player in NBA history to reach 20,000 points.

1997 – Scotty Bowman won his 1,000th NHL regular season game as a coach.

1997 – Mike Gartner (Phoenix Coyotes) became only the sixth player in NHL history to get 600 career goals and 600 career assists.

1998 – The first female ice hockey game in Olympic history was played. Finland beat Sweden 6-0.

2003 – Mario Lemieux (Pittsburg Penguins) became the second fastest NHL player to reach 1,000 career assists.