The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 10:50 pm

Khaliq confirmed as Richmond boys basketball coach

Journal Gazette

North Side boys basketball coach Shabaz Khaliq was confirmed to the same position at Richmond when the district's school board met Wednesday, according to the Richmond Palladium-Item.

Khaliq led North Side to a 145-50 record in his eight seasons as head coach, including a state championship appearance in 2017. The Legends won the SAC Tournament title in each of his last five seasons at the helm, as well as three regular-season conference titles.

Khaliq also played at North Side, graduating from the school in 1995. After high school, he played at Earlham College, which is in Richmond. Before coaching at North Side, he led Elmhurst for two seasons, compiling a 30-14 record and winning a sectional title in 2010.



CONCORDIA 6, WAYNE 3: The Cadets (10-8) pounded 13 hits, including a triple from senior Jason Schneider, and won on the road. 

HOMESTEAD 16, NORTH SIDE 0: The Spartans (11-7) scored eight runs in the first and Ryan Lunsford pitched five scoreless innings at Homestead.

NORTHRIDGE 12, WAWASEE 3: Ben Becker doubled twice and Nick Logan had three hits for Northridge (8-7) on the road. 


ADAM CENTRAL 6, CARROLL 3: Alyssa Fennig and Nevada Koch each had two hits and scored twice for the Flying Jets (11-4). Ava Nieuwlandt led host Carroll with two hits.

WAYNE 15, SOUTH SIDE 3: Wayne (5-12) scored at least three runs in each inning. Baylee Fuller doubled and got the home win on the mound.

CONCORDIA 17, NORTHROP 0: Mariah Perez threw a no-hitter and struck out 10 for the Cadets (16-5). Libby Hetler hit a home run.

NORTHRIDGE 21, WAWASEE 11: Host Northridge (12-4) overcame a 9-0 deficit with a 15-run sixth inning. Makena Knepp homered and drove in six runs.


HOMESTEAD 3, HUNTINGTON NORTH 2: Homestead (11-3, 5-1 SAC) swept the two doubles matches and freshman Olivia Creech beat Huntington North's Cassidy Thompson.

BISHOP LUERS 4, BISHOP DWENGER 1: Caroline Rahrig captured her singles match 6-0, 6-0 for Luers.

SNIDER 5, CHURBUSCO 0: Snider won all five matches in straight sets.

CARROLL 4, MARION 1: Carroll (17-0) stayed unbeaten as Sydney Jackson, Katelyn VanWyngarden and Bailey Newman all won singles matches at Marion.


DEKALB 161, GARRETT 183: Dekalb (8-0, 6-0 NHC) remained undefeated after it had four players shoot 41 or better at Bridgewater Golf Club in Auburn. The Barons' Gabe Schenk led all scorers with a 38.

BLUFFTON 196, NORTHFIELD 218: Spencer Schwartz shot 38 to lead the Tigers at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Bluffton.

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