Western Boone Boys Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 5 - 4
  • Conference Record: N/A

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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

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

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 blow past Mustangs for second-straight win

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Dec 21, 2019 DOVER – There was a little bit of a question on how the Western Boone basketball team would respond on Saturday night against Fountain Central. The Stars got their first win of the year on Friday night in come-from-behind fashion, and were playing in their first back-to-back of the

Stars get first win by topping Mounties

DOVER – It took three quarters for Western Boone head coach Josh Burkett to find the right lineup Friday night. But when he did it spelled the end for the Southmont Mounties, and Western Boone got its first win of the year 55-50. For three quarter the Mounties (1-6, 1-2) appeared to be the better

Hornets hold off Stars to win 61-56

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Dec. 18th, 2019 ROSSVILLE — The Western Boone boys basketball team is continuing to make progress. Now they have to start getting the results. The Stars battled back and forth with host Rossville on Tuesday night, but fell just short of a fourth-quarter comeback in a 61-56 result. “We need to

Tigers grind out win over Stars

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Dec 13, 2019 DOVER – Lebanon head coach Albert Hendrix knew that Friday’s match-up with Western Boone was going to be a grind it out affair. So while there were definitely still things to improve on, he was happy with the fact that his team was able to come away with a

Stars struggle in season opener

The Western Boone boys basketball teams opened their season Tuesday night as they traveled to Covington to take on the Trojans. After a slow start to the first half, the JV team found their rhythm in the 2nd half and started off their season with a 42-30 win over Covington. Marcus Stepp led the team in

Crawfordsville uses 19-2 run to top Western Boone

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Mar 1, 2019 Crawfordsville – It was all set-up for a back-and-forth, barn-burner finish between the Western Boone Stars and Crawfordsville Athenians in the Sectional 25 semifinals. But then Western Boone went ice cold. The Athenians went on a 19-2 run spanning the third and fourth quarters, and Western Boone couldn’t

Stars get past Mounties to advance

By Will Willems will.willems@reporter.net – Feb 27, 2019 Crawfordsville – The Western Boone boys basketball team has plenty of players who have been in big-game environments, whether it be on the basketball court or the football gridiron. So coming into their Sectional 25 opener with Southmont, it was no surprise to see a focused Stars team