Boys’ Basketball


Indian River sophomore Gabe ‘Big Shot’ Mouynivong shoots over the Dover defense for one of his two three-point baskets in the Indians’ 24-18 win over Dover last week. Mouynivong led all scorers, with 14 points in the victory.

IR’s Unified hoops team impressive on the hardwoods

In just their second season of existence, the Indian River High School Unified basketball team has certainly made a very good name for itself in the state, especially in the eyes of their DIAA peers.

The Indians wrapped up the regular-...

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

IR senior Yonya Wise shoots a free throw that she would make on the way to nine points in the Indians’ 46-32 loss to Sussex Central last Thursday, Feb. 20.

Indians boys, girls wrap up season

It was a season of growing pains for both the Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Certainly, their records may not be something they will want to hold onto, but the experience and growth for the future is something that is...

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:23pm

Le’Anya Garrison goes for two in Indian River’s win against Early College High School on Thursday, Feb. 13.

Indians continue growth on the hardwoods, despite losses

The main goal of a new coach each season is to help their team improve each day out, while helping them also get better as individual players, no matter what the sport. Unless a coach is fortunate enough to inherit a program that is flooded with...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 7:29pm

The Indian River boys basketball team dropped a 91-62 decision to Laurel on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The Indians’ seniors were recognized during pre-game ceremonies for the annual Senior Night. Pictured is IR’s Carson Barnes during a game against Sussex Academy on Thursday, Feb. 6. The Indians defeated the Seahawks, 67-28, that night with Barnes scoring eight points. Junior Gage Spinks led all scorers in the game with 16.

Indians boys' basketball honors seniors

The Indian River boys' basketball team dropped a 91-62 decision to Laurel on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The Indians’ seniors were recognized during pre-game ceremonies for the annual Senior Night. Pictured is IR’s Carson Barnes during a game against...

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:01pm

IR's Lauren Meehan goes up for a layup against Sussex Academy's Rylee Pettyjohn.

Clean sweep on the hardwoods

Indians trio of hoops squads all pick up wins

It was a day and night of hoops on Tuesday, Jan. 28, for the three Indian River High School basketball teams. The squads each picked up a win in their games.

The Unified team got things going with a 32-30 win over Milford in the afternoon...

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:43am

Indian River’s Jamie Burns looks to pass against Seaford during last week’s game.

IR Sports Report

Indian River girls pick up another victory

The Indian River High School girls’ basketball team picked up their third win of the season, and second in three games, with a 31-28 victory over visiting Laurel on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Junior Lauren Meehan led the Indians with 13 points,...

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:47pm

First half-deficit spells fate for Indians

Since the opening tip of the first game of the year, the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team has found itself playing from behind in most of their games. Such is often the case with a young, inexperienced team looking to find an...

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 1:08pm

IR’s Mason Miccizhe goes up strong during a game last year.

Indians continue making progress on the hardwoods

It has been a learning experience on the fly for the young Indian River High School boys’ basketball team. A trial-by-fire, so to speak, but they are starting to make some great progress since the start of practices two months ago.

Head...

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 9:35am

Indian River’s Gabe Mouynivong and Clara Shepherd play some defense during a Unified hoops game last year.

IR’s Unified hoops team gearing up for new season

After an inaugural season that saw them reach the DIAA state playoffs semifinal round, the Indian River High School Unified basketball team is gearing up for their second season on the hardwoods with some new faces joining the squad.

The...

Friday, December 27, 2019 - 11:51am

Early-season struggles continue for Indians on the hardwood

The youth and inexperience have certainly taken their toll early on through the first five games of the season for the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team. Their most recent setback — let’s call it a learning experience — came on...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:08pm

Indians struggling early with finding identity, jam-packed schedule

The gauntlet of their early-season schedule has left the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team trying to find an identity, while also working to grow in new head coach Devin Mann’s program with virtually an entirely new roster of players...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 2:28pm

Indian River looks to find some of the talent lost from departing seniors like Jamier Felton, above. Here, Felton scores his 1,000th career point last season.

IR’s hardwood hopes rest with young, inexperienced roster

With a roster that features a slew of youth and inexperience, coupled with a first-time head coach, the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team will need to learn to crawl before they can run during the early parts of their 2019-2020...

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:32pm