“Shootin’ the Stars” February 28th, 2023

March 1, 2023 0

Single-class tourney might be history, but it’s never too far away   By Mike Beas Unless you grew up in Indiana at a time single-class high school basketball ruled the 31 days of March, it’s difficult to describe. The “it” [More]

“Shootin’ The Stars” February 21st, 2023

February 21, 2023 0

Shootin’ the Stars: The death of LN star still stings 24 years later. By Mike Beas When you’ve spent almost 40 years writing about high school sports in your home state, selecting a few favorite moments is attempting to solve [More]

“Shootin’ The Stars” December 12, 2022

December 12, 2022 0

Time will tell if new semi state format is a hit By Mike Beas Indiana’s latest postseason switcheroo makes its debut the third Saturday of February. Early last summer, the Indiana High School Athletic Association executive committee voted 15-2 to [More]

“Shootin’ the Stars” November 22, 2022

November 21, 2022 0

HEADLINE — Boys and girls 1,000-point clubs offer up many stories   By Mike Beas A few weeks back, I received an e-mail that contained a file listing every 1,000-point career scorer in the history of Indiana high school basketball. [More]

Shootin’ The Stars by Mike Beas Volume 1 Part 1

December 3, 2020 0

Shootin’ The Stars by Mike Beas By Mike Beas The 2020-2021 school year marks the 37th consecutive year that Mike Beas has covered high school sports in Indiana. Born and raised in Kokomo, Beas graduated from Ball State University before [More]

Excel Sports Shootin’ The Stars Columnist Named

November 5, 2020 0

 Our new segment is called ‘Shootin the Stars’ and our columnist Mike Beas, who once wrote the column, is back behind the keyboard with Excel High School Sports, “Shootin’ The Stars’. We have another column coming called, The Musings of a [More]