Ben Garrett

Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.
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Notebook: Equal and opposite reactions as Lady Indians dash Sunbright’s hopes

Newton’s third law — for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction — certainly applies to sporting events, where one team’s triumph...

Notebook: What we learned from the region quarterfinals this weekend

With the region quarterfinals complete, three of four local high school basketball teams play on, each of them one step away from a coveted...

Update: Several inches of rain expected through the weekend

As much as four inches of rain are expected across Scott County through the weekend and into early Monday, which will bring a slight...

Notebook: Loss to Harriman doesn’t end Oneida’s goals, but makes them tougher

A sequence with just under two minutes to play in Wednesday's District 3-A championship game spoke volumes. Down four, Oneida fouled Harriman point guard Brady...

Eye to the Sky: Big rain coming for weekend

It's a beautiful day outside today, with lots of sunshine and temperatures that are approaching 70 degrees. If this taste of spring is putting...

Crown them: Oneida establishes itself as the cream of the crop in District 3-A

Oneida's run through the 2019-2020 season was impressive. The Lady Indians won 29 games — the program's most in a single season in more...

Forgotten Times: The rise and fall of Huntsville High School

"One of the most unique buildings ever to grace Scott County." That's how Independent Herald founder and publisher Paul Roy described the old Huntsville High...

Sports Notebook: What we learned Monday night

"If this were a year from now, Scott High would've won this game," I said to one of the Lady Highlander fathers after Scott...

Tragedy at Austin-East puts basketball into perspective

When you look at the photo of Janaria Muhammed, you see the face of a beautiful young life cut short. You see the face...

Scott High donates $2,100 to families of slain Austin-East students

HUNTSVILLE — Prior to a moment of silence for three slain Austin-East students at the beginning of Thursday's District 4-AA tournament game at Highlander...

Winter Storm Warning: 4 to 6 inches of snow in the forecast

The National Weather Service drastically beefed up its snow accumulation forecast overnight, and is now calling for up to 4 to 6 inches of...

Winter storm update: Freezing rain potential remains

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Scott, Morgan and Campbell counties through today and tonight, as a complex storm system continues to...

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Notebook: Equal and opposite reactions as Lady Indians dash Sunbright’s hopes

Newton’s third law — for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction — certainly applies to sporting events, where one team’s triumph...

Oneida storms back in fourth quarter to avoid elimination and advance to substate

Experience. A seasoned, veteran group of Lady Indians responded to Coach Marv West’s move in the fourth Monday night “and that has made all...

The wonder of the moonbow

If you want to truly witness something unique — something that few people ever get to experience — you need to make a trip...
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