| May 2, 2015
| 7:57 PM
Nine men who will be inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame at ceremonies Sunday come from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Notre Dame is the most prevalent connection with Dennis Gutowski, John Doherty and Tom VanDenburgh sharing that...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 3:40 PM
Some of Gary Hayes' best coaching jobs went unnoticed. He knows how it goes.
It's all about the quality of the players.
But he is honored to be the Post-Tribune's Boys Basketball Coach of the Year.
He also feels for those coaches toiling away at...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Ron Heflin, the patriarch of high school basketball coaches in Gary, was a fierce competitor on the basketball court but a gentle, affable soul off it.
Heflin, the coach at Roosevelt from 1976-1997, died peacefully on Monday at 7:40 p.m., his daughter...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:09 PM
The Class 2A boys basketball sectional in Northwest Indiana should be a good one next year.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association issued Tuesday the reclassification of school classes based on student population.
The biggest change? That came...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 7:06 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — On the very worst days, and there were plenty lately, Griffith coach Gary Hayes never thought this was possible.
Not the furious chants from Panther fans of "I believe we will win, I believe we will win" as the fourth quarter...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:48 PM
For the most part, Anthony Murphy has turned the off-court issues Griffith has faced into inner fuel for a desire to win a state title for the Panthers.
One comment did get him, though.
"The Catholics versus Convicts," he said, of the reference to...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:35 PM
GRIFFITH — The septic system is backed up in the Griffith locker room.
"You don't want to go down there," one of the players warns.
Griffith coach Gary Hayes is sitting at his desk "down there" in the middle of the stench. His cell is buzzing...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:56 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The postseason run for Griffith took another odd turn on Monday when Indianapolis Guerin coach Pete Smith said he doesn't believe the Panthers should be playing in the Class 3A state title game on Saturday.
Guerin (21-8), which...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 5:29 PM
MUNCIE — It did occur to Valparaiso senior Rushelle Miller that her floor exercise routine in the final rotation of the IHSAA Gymnastics State Finals was going to be the last performance of her high school career.
"Being a senior, I was thinking:...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:23 PM
During the four years that Hanna Wilson has spent as a member of the varsity gymnastics team at Valparaiso, a long list of accolades has assembled for the program.
There's been a pair of runner-up finishes at the state finals in 2012 and 2013,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:48 PM
HAMMOND — How about some basketball? It had been 26 days since Griffith had dribbled a ball in a gym in front of fans in a game that mattered.
It was like riding a bike for the Panthers.
They could still dribble, shoot and defend.