Tippecanoe Valley

I've never tripped and fallen. I just randomly attack the floor...and win.

Nick’s Picks: The ‘Pterodactyl Attack’ Edition

Full disclosure: I was not attacked by a pterodactyl, nor was anybody. I just really needed a good title for my article and I knew “pterodactyl” would draw people in. So, thanks for stopping by and keep reading! Things just keep getting better. Last week we were able … Read More

I've never tripped and fallen. I just randomly attack the floor...and win.

Nick’s Picks: The ‘Ice Water And Football’ Edition [VIDEO]

Dare I say it, Kosciusko? Can it really be true? Is football FINALLY back!? Yes, yes it is. *and there was much rejoicing* Finally we can forget about pretending that we like the summer. Who really enjoys the lake and the sandbar? I mean, did we really enjoy … Read More

Wawasee star receiver Clayton Cook, who has verbally committed to Ball State, will lead his team into the opener at Whitko Friday night (Photo provided)

Time To Turn Up The Gridiron Heat

Week one of the Indiana high school football season has arrived. The heat and humidity of late summer has also kicked in just in time to make for some tough and trying practice conditions heading into Friday night. But, it’s also time for area players to turn up … Read More

Warsaw will look to a returning  quartet from its State Finals team last year to lead the way. Back for the Tigers (from left) are Nick Bergen, Jonathan Beres, Daniel Messenger and Owen Glogovsky.

Quality Quartet Key For Tigers

  WARSAW – The Warsaw boys cross country program has raised the bar the past two seasons. Coach Jim Mills expects that type of success to carry on again this fall for the Tigers. Warsaw, which has been blessed with top tier frontrunners each of the past two … Read More

Warsaw quarterback Jake Mangas prepares to throw during the scrimmage Friday night (Photo by Scott Davidson)

New-Look Tigers Shine In Scrimmage

WARSAW – Warsaw football coach Phil Jensen saw a lot to like from his new-look team Friday night. Tippecanoe Valley coach Scott Bibler saw a lot for his young team to work on. The Tigers and the Vikings got together for the preseason debut in a scripted scrimmage. … Read More

The Lady Trojan volleyball program will be strong with returners, from left, Laura Hostrawser, Krystal Sellers, Jaela Meister and Becca Kennedy. (Photo by Scott Davidson)

Trojans Impressing New Coach

BOURBON – New Triton volleyball coach Samantha Willsey looks out on the court at her team during a preseason practice and sees a lot to like. The Trojans possess impressive height to go with plenty of athleticism. But there’s something else that Willsey has seen out of the … Read More

Wawasee senior Sarah Harden looks to point her Lady Warrior cross country teammates in the right direction. (Photo by Mike Deak)

Lady Warriors Headed In Right Direction

SYRACUSE – Much was not added to the trophy case in terms of actual hardware, but the girls cross country team at Wawasee had one of its finest seasons in 2013. Wawasee did win one title last season, the Marion Invite in which the Wawasee boys team was … Read More

Elizabeth Jackson will lead Wawasee in her senior season. (Photo by Nick Goralczyk)

Wawasee Harvesting Crop Of Talent This Fall

SYRACUSE – It has been three years since the Wawasee girls golf team last tasted regional competition. Three long years. Since that last regional trip in 2011, the Lady Warriors have experienced nothing but heartbreak as a team in the postseason, finishing fourth in each of the past … Read More

Tanner will be trading in his green and bright gold jersey for a black and old gold one the next time he takes the field. (File photo by Nick Goralczyk)

Future Is Bright For Purdue’s Andrews

AKRON – Anyone that had the privilege of seeing Tanner Andrews play for the Tippecanoe Valley Vikings over the past four years knows that the young man is as talented of an athlete that will ever walk the halls of the Akron high school. In his time as … Read More


Locals Abound In Underclass Showcase

INDIANAPOLIS – The 12th annual IBCA/IHSAA Top 100 Showcase events have been set for July 23 and July 24 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. Staged by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association with support from the Indiana High School Athletic Association, the Top 100 Showcase events are … Read More


Several Locals Survive At Open Qualifier

KENDALLVILLE – A host of local golfers made the cut at Thursday’s Indiana Open Qualifier at Cobblestone Golf Course. Leading the charge in the 26-player field was McCormick Clouser shooting a three-under 69. Clouser’s brother, McCallister, also made the cut by shooting a 75 to finish in a … Read More

Ryan Cultice shows that a good vertical jump could come in handy for golfers.

Local Golfers Miss Jump To State [VIDEO]

WINONA LAKE – In the end, nothing went right. Nearly a week of anticipation finally came to an end for eight local prep golfers. Members of the Warsaw golf team as well as three individuals from other area schools received their chance to prove themselves on a very … Read More