Concord Blows Past Wawasee [VIDEO]

Ramon Johnson had 19 points for the Minutemen and nearly a dozen steals.

SYRACUSE – Simply put, there was nothing good about Friday night for the Wawasee boys basketball team. The Warriors welcomed in Concord for a Northern Lakes Conference tilt at the Hardwood Tee Pee and practically handed the game to the Minutemen with a flurry of turnovers and missed … Read More

Powerful Panthers Top Tigers

Warsaw's Jake Mangas goes up over Will Stueve of NorthWood Friday night.

NAPPANEE – Silver linings in a loss? There were plenty of those for Warsaw boys basketball coach Doug Ogle to find Friday night. Ogle’s shorthanded squad went toe-to-toe with one of the area’s top teams before coming up just short in a 54-47 defeat at NorthWood in a … Read More

Prep Roundball Results


Boys Basketball Caston 35, Pioneer 30 Concord 67, Wawasee 42 Fairfield 62, West Noble 59 Goshen 63, Elkhart Memorial 51 Lakeland 59, Bethany Christian 48 LaVille 79, Culver 62 Mishawaka Marian 43, Mishawaka 40 Northfield 42, Rochester 37 Northridge 73, Plymouth 68 NorthWood 54, Warsaw 47 Penn 54, … Read More

Triton Tops Jimmies

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BOURBON – A big second quarter was all the Triton boys basketball team needed Friday night. The host Trojans used a 13-2 scoring edge in the pivotal second stanza to take control in defeating Jimtown 63-46 in a Northern State Conference contest. Triton led just 10-9 after the … Read More

Valley Cagers Win Pair


AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley Middle School boys basketball teams collected a pair of wins Thursday night over North Miami. Jake Gearhart and Wes Melanson each had 15 points as the Valley 7th grade team topped North Miami 58-23. Alex Morrison netted eight points and Cameron Parker six … Read More

Nick’s Picks: Super Bowl XLVIII Preview

Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl weekend is finally upon us and I have taken the liberty of setting aside a special article to preview this year’s NFL title match. This will be an exciting game full of some very big personalities and memorable moments. So, without further delay, let’s get down … Read More

Academic Fair At Wawasee Rescheduled

The Wawasee Academic Fair originally scheduled for Jan. 27 and not held due to the weather has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 11. It will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Wawasee High School. Students and parents or guardians of students in … Read More

UPDATE: Fire In Claypool Apartments

SPO Reporter Alyssa Richardson said no flames are showing, but there is an odor of smoke coming from the Claypool Inn where three fire departments on scene. (Photo by Alyssa Richardson)

Smoke in an upstairs hallway was initially reported in the old Claypool Inn and three fire departments were called to the scene. Shortly after 4 p.m. Friday, Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Department responded with a ladder truck to assist Claypool Fire Department on the scene at 110 S. Main … Read More

Program Introduces Toddlers To Movement Concepts

Romp and Roll is a program designed to introduce toddlers and preschoolers to a variety of movement concepts. Children have the opportunity to explore various movements through locomotor, vestibular, eye-hand and eye-foot, tumbling and rhythmic activities. Through these activities, your child will increase their flexibility, balance, strength and … Read More

Winter Weather Advisory


It’s beginning to sound like a broken record. The National Weather Service has, once again, issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Kosciusko and surrounding counties in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday. Light snow is expected to continue and become heavy later tonight into tomorrow morning. During the afternoon, … Read More

McClone Chooses Knights

Warsaw star tailback Tristan McClone has made a verbal commitment to play at Marian University.

WARSAW – The Marian University football program got some very good news Thursday night. One could say it was a great night for the Knights. Warsaw Community High School star tailback Tristan McClone announced that he has made a verbal commitment to play for the Knights. McClone, one … Read More

‘Princess Whatsername’ At Wagon Wheel Theatre


Bring the family and enjoy this Wagon Wheel Theatre Jr. production of “Princess Whatsername.” It begins in the Misty Forest, where a girl is sleeping all alone. But when she wakes, nothing looks familiar to her. She can’t remember anything — not where she’s from, how she got … Read More

PolyOne Begins Local Closing Procedure


PolyOne Corp. has begun terminating employees today under its plan to close the Warsaw plant at 3454 N. Detroit St. In a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter sent to the Department of Workforce Development last July, the Avon Lake, Ohio-based company announced its plan to close … Read More

Sweetheart Dinner And Dance Feb. 8


South Pleasant United Methodist Church would like to invite members of the community to attend its sweetheart dinner and dance at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the church. A dinner of baked chicken, cheesy potatoes, green beans, bread, drinks and pie will be served. Cost is $8 … Read More

Kosciusko Natives Recount Atlanta Gridlock

(Photo provided by Danielle Casper)

On Tuesday, drivers throughout Atlanta, Ga., were forced to endure a dusting of snow and ice that crippled transportation. A total of 2.3 inches of snow fell on the city causing numerous traffic accidents and what many are calling the “rush hour from hell.” Though many in the … Read More

Jail Bookings

Kyle A. Jarrett

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Jan. 30, 2014 Joseph Carl Cain, 59, 308 W. Pickwick Dr., Syracuse, arrested for OWI. Bond: $550 cash Ritchie Hernandez Jr., 21, 4184 N. Allen Ln., Warsaw, arrested for burglary / breaking and entering, theft … Read More