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Some cheering blocks for high school basketball games are shrinking

The Hoosier state is all about basketball, but the amount of cheering fans at sectional games this year has been noticeably smaller than in years past.

Posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:29 p.m.

Last week, The Elkhart Truth's sports writer Rachel Terlep noted on Twitter that Penn's student section at the girls' basketball 4A semi-state game was pretty small.

And it's not just a problem with girls' basketball.

Why do you think this is? Is high school basketball - especially sectional basketball - not as big of a deal as it used to be?

Share what you think in the comments below.




 Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, scores on a fielders' choice by Hanley Ramirez as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, left, reaches to tag him as home plate umpire Jim Wolf looks on during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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 Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez hits an RBI double against the Minnesota Twin during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

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