Pilgrims Slip Past Tigers

Jordan Stookey led Warsaw with 16 points versus Plymouth Thursday night.

WARSAW – Two old boys basketball foes, both hungry for a win, got together in the Tiger Den Thursday night. It was Plymouth, in the end, who exited the hardwood on a happy note with a much-needed victory. The Pilgrims came up with key plays late to hold … Read More

Prep Roundball Results


Argos 40, Culver 37 Fairfield 76, Fremont 67 Goshen 48, Wawasee 38 John Glenn 52, Jimtown 40 Lake Central 70, Michigan City 52 Lakeland 69, Central Noble 58 LaPorte 61, Merrillville 59 New Prairie 61, LaVille 56 Northridge 62, Concord 59 NorthWood 75, Elkhart Memorial 51 Penn 77, … Read More

Fine Finish, Free Throws Carry Triton

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BREMEN – A strong start and an even finer finish carried Triton to a Northern State Conference boys basketball win at Bremen Thursday night. The Trojans outscored the hosts 20-12 in the final stanza to rally for a 63-59 league win. Triton led 17-10 after the opening period … Read More

Valley Cagers Claim Wins


AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley Middle School girls basketball teams posted a pair of wins over Argos Wednesday night. Olivia Trippiedi tossed in 15 points and Addy Miller netted 13 as the Valley 8th grade team remained undefeated with a 37-31 win. Jordan Krotke and Cheyene Oldfather each … Read More

Redevelopment Commission Talks Taxes


Discussion of the proposed dissolution of the business personal property tax came up several times at the Kosciusko County Redevelopment Commission meeting Thursday. George Roberston, president of Kosciusko County Development Commission, mentioned it during his address to KCRC noting, “There’s yet to be an amendment written for revenue … Read More

Allen Shines Again In Warrior Win

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SYRACUSE – It doesn’t happen often, but it happened Thursday night at Wawasee. Using another strong performance from senior Emily Allen and enough support from the cast, Wawasee managed to take down perennial power Elkhart Central 94.525-92.925 in gymnastics action in the WHS annex gym. Allen put together … Read More

State Should Be Sizzling Once Again

Warsaw senior Cynthia Juarez is making a second-straight appearance at state in the 500 freestyle.

INDIANAPOLIS – All the posturing is over, for the most part. The weekend is here, and with it brings the IHSAA Girls Swimming State Championships. Several new faces will descend upon Indianapolis and the Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI with over three-dozen freshmen scheduled to race, but … Read More

Youth Moving South For Winter

Wawasee freshman Paige Miller has been breaking records all season, including five at the Concord Sectional last weekend. Freshmen across the area have followed suit. (Photos by Mike Deak)

INDIANAPOLIS – After a brutal winter, most everyone is thinking about migrating south in search of warmer climates. Well, given the south was hit with a foot of snow in places like Charlotte and Atlanta, maybe going south isn’t much better. In the case of several freshmen in … Read More

Experienced Lancers Have High Hopes

The Grace College softball  team has an experienced and deep roster for the 2014 campaign (Photo provided by Grace College Sports Information Department)

WINONA LAKE – The Grace College softball team experienced its strongest season in 16 years during the 2013 campaign under head coach Heather Johnson by racking up 19 wins. But the Lady Lancers are equipped to better that mark in 2014 with a dynamic, experienced roster. Johnson believes … Read More

Grose Tabbed On Top 100 List


INDIANAPOLIS – Several area seniors have made the list of Top 100 girls basketball players announced by Hoosier Basketball Magazine. The list of 100 players will be trimmed to 60 after further observation and evaluation of the cagers during the current state tournament series. Those top 60 will … Read More

WCS Students Bounce Toward Better Learning

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Sherri Snow’s kindergarten class is “bouncing” their way to better learning. Mrs. Snow has replaced her students’ chairs with stability balls. Stability balls are found to promote learning through movement and to enhance attention and concentration.  Mrs. Snow said the balls took some getting used to because students do … Read More

Now Showing: Local Theater Film Times


The following is a list of film times for local movie theaters for Friday, Feb. 14, through Thursday, Feb. 20. Pickwick Theater (108 W. Main St., Syracuse) The LEGO Movie (3D), Rated: PG Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell Showtime: 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday; $8 North Pointe Cinemas (1060 Mariner … Read More

United Way Announces 2013 Fundraising Results

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United Way of Kosciusko County had its annual celebration at Center Lake Pavilion in Warsaw Thursday. The agency announced its campaign results for 2013 and honored three volunteers with awards. Last year, United Way raised $1.9 million. Patricia Coy, director of United Way said, “The annual campaign is … Read More

UPDATE: Coroner Confirms Two Died In Fire


Two individuals lost their lives in a fire at Medina’s Body Shop, 310 N. Higbee (SR 15), Milford, early this morning. The fire was reported at 7:18 a.m. by Justin Brown, an employee of CTB who had just left work and observed smoke and flames. Numerous other reports … Read More

Syracuse Chamber Off To Good Start

The year 2014 is off to a good start for the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce with five new members being accepted during its Feb. 12 meeting. New members included Y & S Designs LLC, Syracuse; Westmain Tavern, Syracuse; Pizza Hut, Syracuse; K21 Foundation, Warsaw; and Big Brothers Big … Read More