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Area golfers struggle in 1st round

Area teams struggled on the first day of the girls golf state finals at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel on Friday. Homestead is in eighth place with a 44-over 332, led by Makenn ...

September 29, 2017 9:10 pm


Shannon, Homestead runs past Carroll

In a 58-24 romp over Carroll on Friday night, Homestead junior Cameron Shannon returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, nearly returned a punt for another, caught a pass on offense an ...

September 29, 2017 11:40 pm


Central Noble rallies for win over Churubusco

ALBION – Central Noble’s biggest football game in nearly 15 years didn’t disappoint Friday. The Cougar faithful certainly weren’t disappointed in the outc ...

September 29, 2017 11:30 pm


Dwenger beats Luers on late field goal

Ecstatic. Happy. Unreal. A dream. That’s how Bishop Dwenger’s junior kicker, Michael Garrett, described feeling in the wake of making a 27-yard field goal with 1 ...

September 29, 2017 11:10 pm


Snider holds off Northrop

Northrop struck early, but Snider ensured that didn't last long as the Panthers topped the Bruins 49-35 at Spuller Stadium on Friday. Bailey Meerzo scored on a 5-yard run to put ...

September 29, 2017 11:50 pm


IHSAA makes draw for 1st 3-class soccer postseason tourney

A record number of teams will participate in the 24th IHSAA boys and girls state tournaments, the first year in a three-class format. The boys tournament has reached the 300-t ...

September 24, 2017 8:50 pm


Watts on US U17 World Cup team

Fort Wayne native Akil Watts will be among the 21 Under-17 National team players who depart Sunday for Dubai to train for the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup, which begins Oct. 6 in In ...

September 22, 2017 8:50 pm


Adams Central beats South Adams in rivalry game

MONROE – Adams Central felt pressure heading into its Week 6 matchup against South Adams. The Starfires were 5-0 and ranked No. 7 in this week's Associated Pre ...

September 22, 2017 11:30 pm


Dwenger blanks Concordia

  Bishop Dwenger coach Chris Svarczkopf could not speak to reporters Friday night because of what he termed a “gag order,” leaving it to his assistants to do his ...

September 22, 2017 11:50 pm


Northrop RB runs wild but Bruins fall to Luers

Keishon Edwards ran for 352 yards and three touchdowns Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Northrop from suffering a lopsided defeat on the road. Bishop Luers ...

September 22, 2017 11:50 pm


Luers hires boys basketball coach

Will Hubertz has been hired as the new boys’ basketball coach at Bishop Luers, the school announced Monday. Coach Hubertz comes to Bishop Luers from his alma mater, Lafayet ...

September 18, 2017 5:20 pm


Snider, Covington run past Homestead in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Snider senior running back Christian Covington would be fired up to play rival Homestead anyway. Yet playing in the home of the Indianapolis Colts added t ...

September 16, 2017 10:30 pm


Dwenger takes Angola girls golf sectional

The design at Zollner Golf Course, the home of Trine's teams, chock full of undulating fairways, can be challenging enough for high school golfers. Tack on to that the hilly terrai ...

September 16, 2017 8:40 pm


Eastside blanks Garrett

Caleb Ballentine contributed to three touchdowns as Eastside shutout Garrett 24-0 at home on Friday. Ballentine completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 258 yards and two touchdowns ...

September 15, 2017 11:40 pm


Leo finds answers, beats East Noble

KENDALLVILLE – After losing two games that deep down they believed they should have won, the Leo players were left searching for answers how to finish games. The Lions may ...

September 15, 2017 11:30 pm