Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Well, maybe not desperate. But bold at the very least.
Westview took a huge step toward securing a second straight NECC girls basketball regular-season championship Tuesday night with a 60-57 overtime triumph at Angola.
Lakeland rallied to beat DeKalb, 43-39 in varsity girls basketball action Tuesday night in Waterloo.
Central Noble ended 10 years of frustration in its boys basketball series with Westview Saturday night in Emma with a 57-51 victory over the Warriors.
Westview stayed unbeaten (4-0) in the NECC girls basketball standings with a 54-25 lacing of Central Noble last Friday night in Albion.
NorthWood forged a 66-42 varsity boys basketball victory over visiting Westview last Thursday night.
Fairfield downed Lakeland, 47-29 in NECC girls basketball action last Friday night in Benton.
Ryan Yoder, a star guard for the Westview Warriors from 1986-90, has been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary men’s team.
Westview cruised to a 59-17 varsity girls basketball triumph over visiting Elkhart Christian Tuesday evening.
Fairfield flexed its muscles in the second half to rally for a 49-39 NECC boys basketball victory over Lakeland Tuesday night in LaGrange.
The long-range shooting of Elkhart Christian’s Drew Overmyer sent the Prairie Heights boys basketball team to its third defeat of the season Tuesday night.
Lakeland closed strong to defeat Fremont, 38-28 in an NECC girls basketball tussle Saturday night in LaGrange.
The Westview varsity girls basketball team ran its NECC record to 3-0 Saturday night in Emma with a 59-47 triumph over Churubusco.
Grace Hales poured in 27 points to lead Westview past Bremen, 65-50 in varsity girls basketball last Thursday night.
Despite getting 23 points from senior ace Chandler Aspy, the Westview varsity boys basketball team fell short at Churubusco, 56-44 in NECC play last Friday night in Turtle Town.
Prairie Heights rode a quick start to a 48-38 varsity girls basketball win over Bethany Christian last Friday night in Brushy Prairie.
Most teams preparing to play Prairie Heights this year are focused on how they can stop, or at least hold down, Panther star forward Jacob Heller.
East Noble doubled up Lakeland, 52-26 in varsity girls basketball Tuesday night in LaGrange.
Prairie Heights rallied to tip Garrett, 67-64 in NECC boys basketball Saturday night in Brushy Prairie.
The Prairie Heights wrestling team posted a 9-1 record at the War on the Wabash tournament held at Lafayette Harrison this past weekend.
Angola dealt the Lakeland girls basketball team its first NECC setback, 45-32 last Friday evening in LaGrange.