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MORGAN TWP. — 21st Century was not able to control the tempo in Saturday’s Sectional 49 title game against host Morgan Township, but that did not stop the Cougars from claiming their second sectional title in school history.

GARY — The gravity weighed heavily on the shoulders of Tyree Booker a few years ago. It was 24/7. The crime and shootings in his old neighborhood in Harvey across the state line had hope running into the sunset.

Two Women's Voices Sing Praises of Education

on Friday, 15 January 2016 16:16

Raven Osborne and Awanii Nicholson have never met and likely never will.

GARY — The basketballs were bouncing behind the Gary home. The older brother and sister dribbled between the orange cones, then shot one jumper after another.

On and on and on the scene played out.

Off to the side, a bench sat on the grass. The little brother, Eugene German, looked on. The 4-year-old's feet didn't reach to the ground, dangling back and forth awaiting his turn in the game. And it didn't take long.

Johntrell Bowles is a senior student at 21st Century Charter School at Gary who is now a Questbridge Scholar and will be attending University at Virginia in Fall of 2016!

CENTIER BANK PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

The Centier Bank Performers of the Week are Gary 21st Century senior basketball player Eugene German and Mishawaka senior basketball player Jordan Arch. In Tuesday’s 88-73 win over Hammond, the 6-foot German tallied 40 points on 15-of-20 shooting from the field, including 3-of-6 from 3-point range. The Northern Illinois recruit was also 5-of-9 from the free throw line with three rebounds, six assists, and two steals. In Friday’s 99-62 decision over Lighthouse CPA, German scored 34 points on 13-of-31 shooting with two rebounds and five assists. He is averaging 30.5 points per game for the Cougars (8-4).

The 6-foot-1 Arch played a big role for the Cavemen (7-4) in Friday’s 67-59 upset of No. 6 (Class 3A) Mishawaka Marian by knocking down eight 3-pointers and finishing with 26 points. Arch also tallied 12 points Tuesday, including three 3-pointers, with five rebounds in Mishawaka’s 64-43 loss to Elkhart Central. He then added five points in Saturday’s 59-44 win over Niles (Michigan).

The Centier Bank Performer of the Week is open to any male/female student athlete who participates in any IHSAA sanctioned sport and whose school is in the Centier Bank geographic area.

 

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