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Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • An original Purple Tiger
    For some, it is hard to believe Northwestern High School soon will be celebrating its 80th year of existence. Founded in 1948 during the school consolidation boom, few understand the rich history of the school better than 1955 graduate Dayton Merrell.
  • Cougars go to church
    The cloud that hovered over the Indiana University Kokomo basketball team has been lifted as school administrators announced Tom Church was hired as the new head coach of the Cougars’ men’s basketball program, effective March 17. 
  • Best of the Purple Pride

    The newest members to grace the hall are Bill Keaffaber, Dayton Merrell, Marsha Miller, Stan Rybolt, Rick Cardwell, DeWayne Ewing, Scott Robinson, Mark Klein Tuck, and Katie Hinkle Yohn as member of the 2017 induction class.
  • Don’t blow turkey season before it starts
    With the Indiana spring turkey season fast approaching, turkey hunters are getting fired up, tuning up their gear and practicing their calling techniques. 
  • Rounding Third 3-23-17
    Sports briefs for the Thursday, March 23, 2017 edition of the Kokomo Herald.
  • FieldTurf coming to Cross Field
    The final phase of upgrades at Walter Cross Field should put the Home of the Wildkats in prime shape for years to come. The Kokomo School board of trustees voted unanimously to approve the installation of synthetic turf on the football field and a state-of-the-art track running surface.
  • Former volleyball underdog graduates as team leader
    Keeana Walton began her college volleyball career as an underdog player, on an underdog team. Coach Heather Hayes sold Keeana on her vision for the fledgling team, which was entering its third season. 
  • Hoops returning to Memorial Gym
    In Indiana, basketball in March is king. And for the 16th year, Bona Vista Programs is hosting its own version of Hoosier Hysteria with its annual Disability Awareness Basketball Game, featuring a group of local celebrities battling some of the best from Bona Vista.
  • The Price is right
    Greentown-native Josiah Price, who made his way to Michigan State University in 2012 and ended up making his name known nationally, is about to make his professional football career happen. 
  • Catfish are a popular target for Hoosier anglers
    A recent browsing of Facebook the other night cemented what I already knew: various species of catfish are a popular species for many Hoosier anglers. In fact, for a lot of Hoosiers, catfish rank at the top of their favorite fish to go after.
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