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On March 7, high school basketball games were being played all across the state. It was that magical time of the year in Indiana, as the state’s most popular sport was on its way to crowning its newest batch of state champions.

The Atlantic Coast Conference and Notre Dame are considering whether the Fighting Irish will give up their treasured football independence to play as a member of the league for the 2020 season that has been thrown into question by the coronavirus pandemic.

ELKHART — Merging the athletics programs at Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial high schools was always going to be a tough challenge. Throw in a global pandemic, and it’s made things that more complicated for the new Elkhart High School.

GOSHEN — The NFL team from Washington D.C. released a statement Monday saying they will be retiring its ‘Redskins’ nickname after 87 years of use. The team did not announce a new nickname for the team, but is expected to decide on one before the upcoming 2020 NFL season.

GOSHEN — Sara Troyer was among four members of the University of Nebraska swimming and diving team to receive academic All-American honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaching Association of America for the 2019-20 season.

GOSHEN — In what quite possibly might be the new norm when it comes to high school athletics, athletes in all sports were allowed to return to schools to begin preparations for the 2020-21 season Monday under a much different set of circumstances then they were previously accustomed too.

GOSHEN — Three decades after accumulating them, Doug Shaffer is finally selling his Sammy Sosa rookie card collection. It’s no small collection either, as the Goshen resident has 11,000 Topps Sammy Sosa 1990 rookie cards.

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