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Pagenaud Holds Off Rossi to win Indy 500

By Brendan Rourke | @B_RourkeSports

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud’s unforgettable month of May started with a victory in the Indy Grand Prix. It continued when he earned the pole position for the 103rd Indianapolis 500. And it culminated Sunday with a desperate chase in the final decisive laps of his first […]

Postcard from Minneapolis: Bob Ryan, Mike Breen and me

Mere hours after landing in Minnesota on Thursday, I found myself in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott near U.S. Bank Stadium, dumbfounded, listening to the legendary Bob Ryan tell Mike Williams and I his favorite Larry Bird stories.

I was like a kid in a candy store, leaning against the wall and sharing […]

In Andrean’s 59th Year, 59 Points Make the 59ers State Champs

By Noah Wolfgang | @NoahWolfgang44

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Andrean Fighting 59ers never stopped fighting. Their dramatic 11-0 run in the final 1 minute, 55 seconds became the difference in the 59-54 victory over the Linton-Stockton Miners for the Class 2A state championship.

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Carmel holds off Ben Davis for fourth State Title

By Noah Wolfgang | @NoahWolfgang44

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Carmel Greyhounds won their fourth boys basketball state title with a 60-55 victory over the Ben Davis Giants in Saturday’s Class 4A state championship game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Carmel (26-1) won its third championship in the last eight tournaments. Ben Davis (20-8) […]

Silver Creek, Class 3A Champs, denies Culver Academies repeat bid

By Nicole Reitz | @nicolereitz02

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Silver Creek Dragons boys basketball team brought home their school’s first-ever state championship in any sport with a 52-49 victory over the defending Class 3A champion Culver Academies Eagles Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Silver Creek (25-3), the sixth-ranked team in its […]