Category Archives: IHSAA

OAK HILL WINS WRESTLING SECTIONAL; HOWARD COUNTY WILL SEND 29 GRAPPLERS TO PERU REGIONAL

BY DEAN HOCKNEY MARION, Ind. – For the fifth time in six years, the Oak Hill Golden Eagles flew high to claim its own IHSAA Wrestling Sectional, clipping the one-year reign of the defending champion Western Panthers. Oak Hill took … Continue reading

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MORE TO THE STORY: JIMMY RAYL DISCUSSED HOW HE ALMOST DID NOT SCORE HIS IU RECORD 56 POINTS

BY DEAN HOCKNEY KOKOMO, Ind. – In a story published in the Sports Journal in 2016, Jimmy Rayl explained that the second of his famed 56-point scoring games at IU almost did not happen. He told the story while sitting in … Continue reading

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LEGEND LOST: KOKOMO BASKETBALL ICON AND 1959 INDIANA MR. BASKETBALL JIMMY RAYL PASSES AWAY AT THE AGE OF 77

BY DEAN HOCKNEY KOKOMO, Ind. – From the day he first touched a basketball, James Rayl only knew how to do one thing – score points. From local parks to Memorial Gym, from the Indiana Hoosiers to the Indiana Pacers, Rayl … Continue reading

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