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Bellmont wrestling 2nd at state duels

Bellmont was one win away from defending its Class 2A championship at the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association's Team State Duals at the Coliseum on Friday. Yorktown ...

December 23, 2016 7:13 pm


North Side boys defeat Lawrence Central

The North Side boys basketball team improved to 8-1 overall with a 42-40 win over Lawrence Central at the Marion Classic on Thursday. Devontae Kinnie had a driving bucket with 29. ...

December 22, 2016 7:59 pm


ACAC tourney pairings announced

DECATUR – The next chapter of the longest-running conference basketball tournament in the state is set as the brackets for the ACAC tournament brackets were drawn Monday.&nbs ...

December 19, 2016 6:36 pm


Homestead's Parker reaches 1,000-point mark in win

Madisen Parker reached the 1,000-point mark for her career on Friday night. The senior guard scored 21 points for the Homestead girls basketball team in a 72-34 road win at Bishop ...

December 16, 2016 8:15 pm


Technical foul erases apparent Northrop win

Unusual circumstances and a weird ending marked the South Side boys basketball team's 83-79 overtime win over Northrop on Friday night. Time had expired in regulation, with Northr ...

December 16, 2016 8:13 pm


Spartans turn back Knights

One would be forgiven for thinking Homestead took on the role of big brother Friday at Bishop Luers. The Class 4A, No. 9 Spartans – as if they were putting their hand on the ...

December 16, 2016 8:44 pm


Homestead's Parker reaches 1,000 points

Homestead girls basketball senior Madisen Parker reached the 1,000-point mark for her career on Friday night. The guard scored 21 points in 72-34 road win at Bishop Luers to put h ...

December 16, 2016 7:54 pm


South Side boys beat Northrop in wild finish

Unusual circumstances marked the South Side boys basketball team's 83-79 overtime win over Northrop on Friday night. Time had expired in regulation with Northrop the apparent vict ...

December 16, 2016 7:52 pm


Buzzer-beating 3 lifts Snider over North Side

This was going to be some tall order for the Snider Panthers, and not just because 7-foot center Malik Williams would be squaring off against 6-10 Jaylen Butz and 6-8 Keion Brooks ...

December 16, 2016 7:34 pm


Northrop girls stun South Side

Northrop girls basketball has shaken up the SAC. The Bruins handed South Side its first conference loss, 59-56, on Friday. "This is huge," Bruins coach Rashida Ray said of the wi ...

December 16, 2016 6:25 pm


Homestead senior nets 2,000th career point

Homestead’s Karissa McLaughlin is working her way up the state’s girls basketball career scoring list. McLaughlin scored 25 points in the Spartans’ 73-35 win over ...

December 10, 2016 8:01 pm


Homestead girls, North Side boys top seeds for SAC tournawent

The defending champions earned the top seeds for the SAC basketball tournament, to be held Dec. 26-29 at Wayne.  Class 4A No. 1 Homestead (6-0) is the top girls seed. The Spa ...

December 6, 2016 3:31 pm


Ex-Luers star at Horizon Christian

Former Bishop Luers standout Sidney Curry is now playing at Fort Wayne's Horizon Christian Academy, boys coach Anthony Beasley confirmed in an email. Curry played for the Knights ...

December 6, 2016 3:06 pm


South Side girls top Snider in emotional game

On the afternoon of Nov. 22, the Fort Wayne basketball community was shaken by a death in the family. On Friday, the Snider girls basketball team took the court at South Side for ...

December 2, 2016 8:16 pm


Defense leads Homestead boys past Warsaw

Consider it a trial by fire for Homestead’s Jake Archbold. The 6-foot freshman drew a tough defensive matchup Friday against senior Kyle Mangas, the standout scorer for Clas ...

December 2, 2016 7:54 pm