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Stars dig deep to win Classic

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Jan 11, 2020 CRAWFORDSVILLE – All season long, Western Boone head coach Josh Burkett has been stressing the defensive end of the court to his basketball team. On Saturday night in the championship game of the Sugar Creek Classic, all the attention and focus paid off. Western Boone got steals on

Slow start haunts the Lady Stars

The girls basketball team traveled to Clinton Prairie Saturday morning to take on the Gophers. The JV team had a rocky start into their game. The slow start gave them an 8-24 deficit at the break. The Stars made some adjustments in order to slow down the Gopher offense, but the lead was too much

Stars fall to Crawfordsville in JV Sugar Creek Classic Championship

The jv basketball team traveled to Southmont High School Saturday morning to play in the Sugar Creek Classic. The Stars played the North Montgomery Chargers in the first round. The Stars were in a close battle which led to an overtime finish. The Stars showed a lot of fight and resiliency after being down by

Stars hit the mat at Brown County

The Western Boone wrestling team traveled to Brown County high school on Saturday to compete in the Brown County Invitational. The Stars went 1-4 for the day. All the Western Boone wrestlers walked away with at least one win. Dylan Small went undefeated going 5-0. Trevor Weakley, Evan Trent, and Jaden Bailey went 4-1. Team Scores:

Wright sends Stars to final with last second lay-up

By Jared McMurry For the Lebanon Reporter – Jan 10, 2020 Spencer Wright knows what it feels like to have the game in his hands. And Friday night’s outcome was no different than anytime before. The Western Boone senior took the ball the length of the floor and scored the game-winning basket in the final seconds to

Lady Stars start final month with win

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Jan 7th, 2020 Dover – There were a lot of positives to take away for the Western Boone girls basketball team on Tuesday night against Fountain Central. The Stars got a much needed 59-39 win over the Mustangs, after dropping six of their eight games in December. But more importantly,

Bruins run past Stars in 2020 opener

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Jan 2, 2020 DOVER – It didn’t take long for the Tri-West boys basketball team to get rolling on Thursday night against Western Boone. And once they did, there was little the Stars could do to stop it. The Bruins scored the game’s first eight points and Western Boone never got closer

Stars continue to make strides over the holidays

The Lady Stars basketball team were in action over the holiday break. The Lady Stars traveled to Vincennes University to participate in the Vincennes Niehaus Classic. In the first round, Western Boone faced Evansville Mater Dei. The Lady Stars fell to a tough Mater Dei team 34-41. Hillary Reed led the Stars with 18 points.

Star wrestlers compete in Spartan Bowl

The Western Boone wrestling team traveled to Connersville over break to compete in the Spartan Bowl Classic. The team placed 7th in class A and 20th out of 32 teams overall. The Stars had four wrestlers advance to the 2nd day. All four wrestlers placed in the top 8 in their weight class. Individual placers: