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Whitko Sports Wrap – April 16


The Whitko softball team had its’ offense in high gear Wednesday. The Wildcats piled up 18 hits in posting a 19-7 win at West Noble. Hanna Yohe had a big game for the Wildcats. She was 4-5 at the place with a double, four RBI and three runs … Read More

Lady Warriors Finally Off And Running [VIDEO]

Wawasee's LeighAnn Shrack takes the baton from teammate Haleigh Smarr during the 4x100 relay against Goshen and Plymouth Wednesday evening. (Photos by Mike Deak)

GOSHEN – After nearly a month of cancellations, delays and more indoor practices, the Wawasee girls track team finally were outside and running against an opponent from another school. In the Northern Lakes Conference opener for Wawasee, Plymouth and host Goshen Wednesday evening, the meet was a chance … Read More

Wawasee Sports Wrap – April 16

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Antonides Helps Tennis To Win Wawasee tennis finally opened its season Wednesday afternoon after three weather scrubs. The drama was good on day one as Jada Antonides needed three sets to earn the third win of Wawasee’s 3-2 victory at Lakeland. The match was moved back from Monday’s … Read More

Triton Sports Wrap – April 16

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A trio of strong singles performances paced Triton past Tippecanoe Valley 5-0 in girls’ tennis action Wednesday. Kaelyn Mason led the way for the Trojans with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Hanna Dalrymple at No. 1. Shayla May and Kylie Mason each posted wins in singles play for … Read More

Lancers Drop Pair On Diamond

Grace College first baseman Aaron Christenberry, a WCHS graduate, readies to take a throw Wednesday (Photo provided by Grace College Sports Information Department)

WINONA LAKE – Offense was at a premium for the Grace College baseball team on Wednesday as the Lancers fell twice to St. Francis. The doubleheader, which was originally planned to be played in Fort Wayne, was shifted to Grace’s Miller Field due to poor field conditions at … Read More

Seniors Aplenty For Prep Tennis Teams

Junior Kaelyn Mason is one of six returnees this spring for the Triton girls tennis team. Mason is shown playing No. 1 singles in the season opener versus Peru last week (Photo by Mike Deak)

Strong senior classes headline the high school girls tennis scene this spring. Triton possesses a veteran group with six returning players from a year ago, including four seniors. The Trojans, who opened their season with a 5-0 loss to a talented Peru team last week, finished 8-4 overall … Read More

Grace’s Johnson Receives National Honor

Grace College freshman Samantha Johnson has been named the NCCAA National Softball Player of the Week (Photo provided by Grace College Sports Information Department)

WINONA LAKE – To cap off a remarkable week for Samantha Johnson, the freshman was named the NCCAA National Softball Player of the Week. Johnson batted an incredible .706 over six games last week, which included 12 hits in 17 at-bats. She doubled three times and drove in … Read More

Prep Softball Polls


ICGSA High School Softball Polls Class 4-A 1. Portage; 2. Roncalli; 3. Crown Point; 4. Jennings County; 5. Hamilton Southeaster; 6. Pendleton Heights; 7. Lake Central; 8. Penn; 9. Franklin Central; 10. Bedford North Lawrence. Area teams receiving votes: Northridge, South Bend Adams, South Bend Riley. Class 3-A … Read More

Irish Pair Go High In WNBA Draft


The Notre Dame women’s basketball program, for the third consecutive year,  was represented near the top of the first round in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Draft. A pair of Fighting Irish players, for the second time in three years, were chosen in the first round of … Read More

April SNOW Showers Freezes Action


It was 70 degrees Sunday, and snowed Monday night. Oh, Indiana, you never cease to amaze! Well, that being said, high schools are sending in cancellations for Tuesday ball games throughout the area. Up first, Wawasee High School. The girls track meet at Goshen with Plymouth, the Northern … Read More

Errant Play Gives Warriors First Loss [VIDEO]

Bailey Yoder sets up at second base for the Warriors.

KENDALLVILLE – It was just one of those nights. While the scoreboard said that East Noble had defeated Wawasee, the members of the Warrior baseball team knew that they had only beaten themselves on Monday night. Wawasee dug its own grave with errors and mistakes from start to … Read More

Fairfield Conquers Wind, Wawasee [VIDEO]

Fairfield pitcher Lairen Miller deals to Wawasee Monday night during the 7-1 Fairfield softball win. (Photos by Mike Deak)

SYRACUSE – Remember when it was 70 degrees in Syracuse? Yeah, crazy how much 24 hours can change things. And with two softball teams returning from spring break, it was 3A No. 7 Fairfield that did better with the acclimation to the declining weather Monday night in a … Read More

Grace Freshmen Honored By League

Grace College freshmen Hannah Adams (at left above) and Samantha Johnson have been honored by the Crossroads League (Photos provided by Grace College Sports Information Department)

WINONA LAKE – Grace College softball freshmen Samantha Johnson and Hannah Adams earned the weekly Crossroads League Player and Pitcher of the Week awards, announced on Monday. Johnson (Kokomo HS) had the best week of her young career when she batted an incredible .706 over six games. She … Read More

Valley Physical Night Set For May 1


AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley school system will hold athletic physicals for the 2014-15 school year on May 1. The physicals will be held at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School beginning at 7 p.m. Cost of the physical is $15 per person and checks should be made out to … Read More

Weather Alters Prep Sports Scene

Mother Nature has once again put the brakes on the area high school spring sports season. Triton High School has postponed all of its events, softball, baseball and girls tennis, scheduled for tonight (April 14). The Triton at Tippecanoe Valley softball game is rescheduled for April 16 at … Read More

Whitko Whips Dragons


SOUTH WHITLEY – The offense was in full swing for the Whitko baseball team Saturday. The Wildcats lit up the scoreboard with 34 wins in taking a pair from visiting Argos. Whitko won the opener 15-1 and then captured the nightcap 19-2 to remain undefeated on the young … Read More