The Shooting Guard out of Marion Highschool tore his ACL while playing basketball in Dallas, Texas on May 10. The Surgery to repair the injury was compete Thursday May 29, and was successful. Blackmon is optimistic about rehab and is looking forward to getting back on the court soon.
The Gym Rats Bill Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam All-Star Classic Brings Thousands of Basketball Players to The Summit City. See highlights from Ohio's King James Tier One Team's Victory over Chicago's Pippen Elite, on Day two, Plus - Vijay Blackmon and Caleb Swanigan hit the Court to take on The Wolves.
The Fort Wayne Native is playing in the Jordan Classic at The Barclays Friday night, but before the big night, Blackmon and his teammates were guests on 106 & Park.
Grant Sinn Signs with North Park University Chicago. The Canterbury stand out given many offers but felt that this was the right choice. He has the opportunity to play and study at a Program that can give him internships at Major Chicago Sports Teams.
After seven Seasons as the Concordia Cadets Head Coach, Eggold decides to leave the program.
Fort Wayne Native and Indiana University Commit James Blackmon Jr. took the court with names like 4a State Champion Trey Lyles, and the number one player in the country Jahlil Okafor to play in the biggest game of their young careers. See video for highlights from the McDonalds All American Game and hear interviews from the athletes.
James Blackmon Jr. and Trey Lyles - Top two candidates for Mr. Basketball talk to Fox 55 at McDonalds All American
The Homestead Spartans take on Lake Central in the Class 4A Semi-State Matchup Saturday at Lafayette Jefferson High School. Caleb Swanigan came out hot scoring the first six points for Homestead, but the team fell behind 20-10 after one quarter. The second quarter belonged to The Spartans holding Lake Central to just seven points while scoring 14 of their own. Homestead put up a good fight, but eventually dropped to Lake Central 79-57. Swanigan scores 22 points and brings down 13 boards in the final game of the season. See Video for Game Highlights.
The Homestead Spartans and their Notorious Bench Mob (and The Bishop Dwenger Saints) have one game standing in between them and The State Championship Title Game. WFFT hangs out with Homesteads #BenchMob and The Starting five of The Saints to see how they're are preparing for the biggest game of their season.
The Homestead Spartans are now Regional Champions, thanks in part to their Block City type of Play. Tyler French, Tahj Curry, Teddy Ray and Honorary member Ben Skowronek are highlighted on Fox 55. See video for blocks.