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Lebanon to battle against Frankfort for conference title
Friday, March 06, 2015 5:55 PM
The Lebanon Tigers will advance to the championship match against the Frankfort Hot Dogs Saturday night after defeating the Western Boone Stars 59-45.
Sectional semifinals on tap for Friday
Thursday, March 05, 2015 9:17 PM
Four teams remain in each of the local boys' basketball sectionals.
Mere win for Stars
Friday, February 20, 2015 5:27 PM
Western Boone boys' basketball shot out Cascade in tonight's game.
Bruins divide and conquer Stars
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:30 PM
The Bruins stole the luster right out of the Stars tonight with an extraordinary triumph.
Stars cage Bulldogs
Friday, February 13, 2015 5:16 PM
The Western Boone Stars shined bright over the Clinton Central Bulldogs in tonight's 77-58 win.
Big night for Stars and Riggs Baxter
Thursday, February 12, 2015 4:13 PM
Thursday night was a big night for the Western Boone Stars boys' basketball team. Particularly for Riggs Baxter as he scored his 1000th career point. Also, the Stars won their game against the Speedway Sparkplugs.
Athenians lose halftime lead
Friday, February 06, 2015 7:22 PM
DOVER -- The first time Western Boone and Crawfordsville faced off this season, the Stars' Riggs Baxter was limited by foul trouble and the Athenians eked out a two-point win.
Baxter didn't get into foul trouble in the rematch, and it made all the difference. The Stars' senior scored 11 of game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter as Western Boone came-from-behind to beat Crawfordsville 60-57.
Crawfordsville jumped out to an 18-8 lead after a quarter and led by seven at the half.
Western Boone got within three at 33-30, but Crawfordsville responded with a 10-2 run to go up 11 points with 3:37 to play in the third quarter.
Trent Johnson had seven points in the run and finished with a team-high 17 points.
"He did a good job," Crawfordsville head coach David Pierce said. "For a sophomore to step up and want to take those shots is big. It was a big conference game on the road. For Trent to step up like that is big for him. That is him growing as a player and maturing and that is good to see."
Western Boone came roaring back to end the third quarter.
The Stars went on a 10-0 run, getting six points from Jason Smith and got within one at 43-42 heading to the fourth quarter.
Stars chasing CHS, redemption
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 5:21 PM
DOVER - The last time Crawfordsville and Western Boone met, the Athenians hit a last second layup to win the game and earn a spot in the championship of the Sugar Creek Classic, sponsored by The Paper of Montgomery County, Franciscan Physician Network and Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Crawfordsville.
This time around, the Athenians must travel to Star-territory for a regular season meeting.
"They are extremely talented and make it difficult for match-ups," Crawfordsville head coach David Pierce said. "Riggs (Baxter) is a Division 1-caliber athlete and surrounded by a bunch of strong guards who's size, quickness, and toughness makes it really hard to guard them."
Stars capture Cougars with new record
Saturday, January 31, 2015 5:51 PM
The Western Boone Stars dominated on the court tonight against the North Putnam Cougars.
North stays alive in SAC
Friday, January 30, 2015 7:19 PM
DOVER-The North Montgomery Charger boys' basketball team kept their SAC title hopes alive Friday night with a hard earned, physical 43-34 road victory over Western Boone.
North Montgomery (9-7, 4-1) withstood the early storm on Homecoming night from the Stars. The Chargers found themselves down 14-4, after shooting only 1-9 in the first period. The second quarter was a polar opposite of the first as Western Boone (5-9,1-4), was the exact same 1-9 from the field. The Stars only managed a single bucket in the stanza, and found themselves trailing 18-16 at intermission.
Chargers title hopes still alive
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:17 PM
Friday night's boys basketball game at Western Boone appears to be an old fashioned Sagamore Athletic Conference battle. The North Montgomery Chargers (8-7, 3-1 SAC) still have a conference championship in their sights, and control their own destiny. The Chargers currently sit in third place in the standings, with only one loss, trailing only Danville and Tri West. However, the Chargers have but three conference games remaining, as Danville also has three left, Tri West, five.
North Montgomery is led by senior Grant Gaylor and junior Caleb Randolph, who both have double-digit scoring averages.
Victory on the Road for Stars
Saturday, January 24, 2015 6:21 AM
After a long, tough battle on the court tonight, the Western Boone boys' basketball team came out victorious.
Warriors steal shine from Stars
Friday, January 23, 2015 4:49 PM
The Danville Warriors triumphed over The Western Boone Stars Friday in Sagamore Athletic Conference boys' basketball action.
Tough Loss For Western Boone Without Two Starters
Saturday, January 17, 2015 6:52 PM
Western Boone had a good battle tonight against the Hamilton Heights Huskies, but the points just did not add up.
Hot Dogs with another win under belt
Friday, January 16, 2015 5:52 PM
The Frankfort Hot Dogs won their conference game against the Western Boone Stars tonight 72-59 in their boys' basketball game.
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