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Today In Dukes History: Basketball Teams Get Wins in ’83 and ’04

This Today In Dukes History features two games from different years. On this date in 1983, the girls basketball team beat Buckeye by a final score of 49-28. The Lady Dukes were led in scoring by Sherry Wright and Lisa Kidd who both scored 15 points for the team. This girls team would go on

Dukes Advance In Gossman Holiday Classic

The Dukes boys basketball team took care of business last night beating the Martin Luther King Crusaders 56-48 in the first round of the Holiday Classic presented by Dan Gossman’s Allstate insurance. The Dukes aggressive effort led them past MLK after four quarters, putting the Dukes in the tournament’s championship game. They will play tonight

Gossman Holiday Classic Tournament Information

The 2nd Annual Dan Gossman AllState Insurance Holiday Classic Basketball tournament kicks off on Monday December 28th.  This year’s teams feature John Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., Vermilion and Wellington.   The schedule is as follows: Monday December 28 1:00pm- John Marshall vs. Vermilion- JV 3:00pm- Martin Luther King Jr. vs. Wellington- JV 5:00pm- John

Boys Beat Black River

A great defensive effort by the Dukes boys basketball team last night got them their second win of the season against stars division rival Black River. The Dukes were electrified early against the Pirates by a break away slam dunk by Josh Kindel that gave the Dukes energy through the first quarter. The Dukes jumped out to

Girls Basketball X-mas Party

Enjoying their best start in conference play since 2008, the girls basketball team also got to enjoy a team Christmas party this weekend. Coaches and players gathered at the high school cafeteria to exchange gifts and sweets. The girls created graham cracker houses decked out in Dots, peppermints, frosting, and other candies. The girls’ ability

Dukes Sporting Events Week Of December21st – 26th

Dukes Sporting Events Week at a Glance December 21st – December 26th                           *Home games in bold Monday December 21st Girls Basketball @ Rittman 6pm (Varsity Only)   Tuesday December 22nd Varsity Boys Basketball @ Black River 6pm Wednesday December 23rd Girls Basketball @ Brookside 6pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday No Events

Dukes Pull Off Huge Win In Honor Of Fallen Classmate

The Dukes came to play Friday night against the Buckeye Bucks. The basketball team had extra motivation that night as the boys dedicated their effort to Drew Guyer, a classmate who passed away unexpectedly two years ago. The boys wore “Drew” t-shirts for warm ups and blue socks in honor of Drew. The team pulled

Jr. High Sweeps Pirates

The Black River Pirates got a beating last night at the hands of the junior high basketball teams. The 7th grade team got the boys on a roll early as fans from Black River and Duke Nation piled into the new middle school gym. The boys jumped ahead early on the Pirates and never looked

Today In History: Basketball Team Wins 30 Of 34 Games in 1981-82

December 17th, 1982 – Coming off of a conference championship season the Dukes got off to a great start in late 1982. The Dukes were guests at Oberlin that night in conference play. Coached by Roger Eckenwiler, Wellington’s all time winningest coach for boys basketball with 137 wins, the boys won in a close game

First Game In The New Middle School

Yesterday the junior high boys basketball teams played the first official games ever in the new McCormick Middle School gymnasium. In front of an almost capacity crowd, the young Dukes took on conference rival Buckeye. 7th grader Cole Standen was the first Dukes player to score on the new floor early in the first quarter.