Tippecanoe Valley

Future Is Bright For Purdue’s Andrews

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)

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

Local Golfers Miss Jump To State [VIDEO]

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

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

Nick’s Picks: ‘And Then There Was One’

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We have nearly reached the end of our beloved 2013-14 prep sports year. The Warsaw golf team is the last remaining team from our Kosciusko area and it will compete in the Warsaw Regional at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club Thursday morning. While the Tigers are the only … Read More

Stage Is Set For Regional At Stonehenge

Jeffrey Moore will hope to redeem himself after having a poor showing in last year's regional. (File photo by Nick Goralczyk)

WARSAW – The road to the 78th IHSAA Boys Golf State Finals goes through the Lake City as one of Indiana’s premier golf courses will play host to the Warsaw Regional this week. Eighteen area teams and a crop of individual players will arrive at Stonehenge Golf and … Read More

Warsaw Only Local Team To Survive Tough Sectional Field

Jonny Hollar shot a 74 to help his team advance to the regional round. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

WARSAW – Regardless of what has happened in the regular season the sectional provides a rebirth for every team. It is a time to forget about the rest of the season and hopefully bring the best performance of the year to the table. It does not matter what … Read More

Panthers Power Past Vikings

William Kirkwood returns to the dugout a happy man after scoring one of NorthWood's 10 fourth inning runs on Thursday night. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

SOUTH WHITLEY – Sometimes you just have to make a statement. The NorthWood baseball team won 16 games and a share of the Northern Lakes Conference title in the regular season, both feats say a lot of what they team is capable of, but a new challenge awaits … Read More

Nick’s Picks: Daring Diamond Postseason Picks

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We are currently in the thick of sectional week for both baseball and softball and it is madness, games started on Monday for local softball teams and the fields are thinning daily. I debated what to do for my picks this week and have decided to go ahead … Read More

Wawasee Gets One Step Closer [VIDEO]

Wawasee's Paige Hlutke dives forward for a foul ball in the second inning of Tuesday's 6-0 win over Tippecanoe Valley. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

BENTON – It’s one down and two to go for the Wawasee softball team. The Lady Warriors opened up postseason play against Tippecanoe Valley on Tuesday night and shut out the Vikings 6-0 in the quarterfinals of the IHSAA Softball Sectional 21 at Fairfield High School. Wawasee starting … Read More

Nick’s Picks: This Is Harder Than It Looks

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Well, picking spring sports has turned out to be about as much fun as I expected. Postponements and cancellations due to weather have really made it hard to know what games will get play and what games will never see the light of day (literally and figuratively). Plus, … Read More

Brown, Meister Shine At Rochester [VIDEO]

Lexi O'Connell of Tippecanoe Valley was the 100-meter hurdles champion at the Rochester Girls Track Sectional.

ROCHESTER – It was a huge night for a pair of local track athletes at the Rochester Girls Track Sectional. Tippecanoe Valley’s Jazzmine Brown qualified for four events and Triton’s Jaela Meister qualified for three events at next week’s Warsaw Girls Track Regional with their showings at Rochester. … Read More