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Western @ Kokomo Preview

As Thanksgiving approaches each year, Howard County residents treat themselves to a huge helping of high school hoops.  The annual Kokomo-Western matchup is guaranteed to draw one of the biggest crowds either team will see all season. The Wildkats and Panthers begin their seasons this Wednesday at Memorial Gymnasium.  The history between these two schools dates back to the late 1940s.  Kokomo owns a dominating 57-6 all time record over Western.  Kokomo is on an eight game winning streak against the Panthers. Kokomo may have their work cut out for them this year with the absence of senior Tayler Persons.  Persons tore his ACL earlier this year while playing football for Kokomo. The Wildkats will look to seniors Erik Bowen, Mykal Cox, and Brad Dockemeyer to provide the leadership and varsity experience it takes to win games in the always-competitive North Central Conference.  Wednesday will prove to be one of the biggest tests of these three seniors’ careers. Western returns some solid talent in their backcourt.  Senior, Evan Warden will lead the Panthers’ attempt to take down the Wildkats for the first time in his four years as a varsity player.  Junior Des Balentine, brother of former Kokomo standout DJ.......

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MIC Action Set to Tip-Off

Mid-Indiana Conference play begins this Friday night at Richard R. Rea Stadium.  The Northwestern Tigers visit their county rival, Western, as both teams search for their first victory of the 2013-14 season. Northwestern and Western are very familiar with each other.  They usually have the chance to face off twice each season because of the Howard County Tournament, and in recent history, the Old School Sectional.  Western has won eight of the last nine games against Northwestern.  Last season, the Panthers defeated the Tigers twice by the slim margin of only three points total between both games.  Fans can expect to see the same nail-biting action this Friday night. The Tigers and the Panthers match up very well.  Both squads lost a good portion of their interior bulk last year to graduation.  The size matchup will be virtually identical this year, as the two teams will sport guard-heavy lineups. “This years Tigers team is made up of around ten players who all have similar basketball skills,” Northwestern’s head coach Jim Gish said.  Early foul trouble from key starters forced coach Gish to go with some unusual lineups in their season opener loss to Madison Grant last week.  Keeping starters out.......

Kats Look to Bounce Back

Kokomo’s boys basketball team was defeated for the second straight time after a tough 54-53 overtime loss to Muncie Central last night at the historic Muncie Fieldhouse.  The game was decided by a putback from Muncie Central’s Tyler Arens as time expired.  Controversy surrounding the referee’s decision to count the basket looms large, as some believe the shot was not off before the clock hit zeros.  Whether you believe in home cookin’ or not, the Wildkats begin their NCC campaign with a loss.   Last night’s loss follows a four-point loss to Fishers last weekend.  Losing to a pair of very talented teams, by only a handful of points, is not that bad when you consider the Wildkats’ situation.  They are still dealing with the absence of senior guard, Tayler Persons.  I think it is a safe bet to say that Persons could easily be the difference maker in these close games, but what we should all be impressed with is how the Wildkats have proven that they can still compete at the highest of levels without him.   The Kats will look to rebound from back-to-back losses tonight as they host the Westfield Shamrocks.  Westfield is coming off their.......

It is no secret that the state of Indiana favors the sport of basketball.  Some of the NBA’s and NCAA’s greatest athletes, such as Oscar Robertson, Larry Bird, and Shawn Kemp, just to name a few, hail from our great state.  In fact, Indiana produces more professional basketball players, per capita, than any other state. Kokomo fans, in particular, are no strangers to witnessing some of the great talents that Indiana produces.  In the past 20 years, Kats’ supporters have had the opportunity to witness first hand the talents of players such as Bonzi Wells, Zach Randolph, Tom Coverdale, AJ Ratliff, Mike Conley, and Greg Oden. This Friday night, Wildkat fans will once again have the chance to witness something great as the class 4A 11th ranked Marion Giants visit Memorial Gymnasium.  Senior James Blackmon Jr. will lead the Giants’ attempt to hand Kokomo their third straight loss.  Blackmon Jr. is one of the most talented players in the state.  He is a candidate for Indiana’s Mr. Basketball and signed to play his college career at Indiana University.  Currently ranked 19th in ESPN’s top 100 for the class of 2014, Blackmon will surely make Friday night’s game worth every bit.......

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By Allan James (Fast play Sports) You can’t ignore a pure fact, that in game one of the Kokomo Sectional (Tuesday Night, March 4th), both Marion Coach James Blackmon Sr. and Logansport Coach Pat Skaggs, are relying on their own children to lead their teams to victory. In turn, these children won’t be able to escape from their Coach as they balance their teen-age lives in preparation for IHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament. For Blackmon, a 1983 graduate from Marion, his son, James Blackmon Jr. leads the Giants in scoring with an average of 34 points per game. “Junior” is savoring a regular season team scoring record of 1685 points. The total eclipses the previous record of 1578 held by the 1987 Giants team. Plus, Blackmon is a candidate for the McDonald’s All-American Team and perhaps an Indiana Mr. Basketball and has signed with the Indiana Hoosiers. The move from Fort Wayne has turned out pretty good as the Blackmon family comes home to where “Senior” scored 1897 career points as a Marion Giant, I should point out that Junior has eclipsed that career total as well, however, not all with the Giants. In articles written about this family, it’s clear.......