Tippecanoe Valley

Tigers Terrific In Rally Over Rivals [VIDEO]

Dean Katris gets back to first base late in Wednesday's contest.

WARSAW – New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra would have been proud of the Warsaw baseball team on Wednesday night. The Tigers made it known that Berra had a point when he famously said, “It’s not over till it’s over.” Warsaw stunned its county rivals by scoring 10 … Read More

Vikings Fall In Opener


WALKERTON – The bats were cold on a warm and windy Monday for the Tippecanoe Valley baseball team. The Vikings managed just one hit in dropping a 5-1 decision at John Glenn in their season opener. The hosts Falcons only had three hits in notching the win. Drake … Read More

One Team, One Goal

Ethan Nicodemus returns as the Wildcats top pitcher (2.37 ERA) and batter (.435 batting average) in 2014. (Photo provided)

SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko Wildcat baseball team is tired of waiting. Sure, Mother Nature has deprived all local teams and athletes from getting on to the field this spring, so Whitko is not the only team that has had to wait it out. But just getting on … Read More

Area Quartet Honored By IBCA


INDIANAPOLIS  – Fifteen seniors and fifteen underclass boys basketball players have earned IBCA/Subway First Team All-State honors for 2013-14. Also, 120 additional players were selected as Honorable Mention IBCA/Subway Senior All-State and 120 additional juniors, sophomores and freshmen were recognized as Honorable Mention IBCA/Subway Underclass All-State in a … Read More

You’ve Been A Mother, Ms. Nature

He lied.

WARSAW – If a good portion of you have felt betrayed this year, your feelings are historically justified. The weather has blown, spit, blanketed, stuck around too long. All of the above. I could go on all day, but you get it. The onslaught of winter on northern … Read More

Triton Primed For Another Run

Triton senior pitcher Mallorie Jennings is ready to start up what could be a big season for Trojan softball. (Photo by Mike Deak)

BOURBON – It doesn’t take long for Triton softball head coach Steve McBride or senior ace Mallorie Jennings to overview last year. It’s in the past, let’s get the job done this year. “We bring back just about everyone, and all of those kids remember how that regional … Read More

Wawasee Nixes Trio Of Events

Wawasee logo

SYRACUSE – This will likely be a common theme in the next couple of weeks. Schools are cancelling sports in advance because of the weather. Wawasee isn’t messing around, already pulling the plug on the home boys and girls track meets Monday, March 24, with Columbia City. The … Read More

Andrews, Shepherd, NorthWood Duo Tabbed


INDIANAPOLIS – A total of 14 area senior boys basketball players have been named to the Top 100 list compiled by Hoosier Basketball Magazine. The list of 100 will be trimmed to 60 by further evaluation during the ongoing state tournament series. Those 60 seniors will be invited … Read More

Panthers Back Up Ranking, Advance To Final [VIDEO]

Both teams gathered together for a prayer circle following Friday's intense sectional contest.

SYRACUSE – Just two days after coming so close to being upset, the Tippecanoe Valley Vikings basketball team tried to play the role of spoiler on Friday night. The Vikings took on the NorthWood Panthers and gave Class 3A’s No. 5-ranked team everything it could handle. But in … Read More

Nick’s Picks: the Two-Part Edition, Part 2

My goal is to have my bracket beat the president's and then I will seek the candidacy for the nation's highest office.

Okay, so this two-part thing is not working my favor. So far, I’ve already missed three picks and have slipped into a deep pickpression. (Pickpression: Depression caused by underwhelming pick results.) But, let’s focus on the positives of Wednesday. The Wawasee-Tippecanoe Valley game was absolutely outstanding and if … Read More

Nick’s Picks: The Two-Part Edition, Part 1

My goal is to have my bracket beat the president's and then I will seek the candidacy for the nation's highest office.

Tournament time is by far the most anticipated time of the year for me. I wait all fall and winter for the state tournament to get started and as of last night, that time is finally here! This week I have divided my usual one article into two … Read More

Wildcats Have Nothing To Lose In Postseason

The sharp-shooting Whitko freshman Nate Walpole will need to step up big for the Wildcats in the sectional tournament. Walpole averages 14 points per game for the Wildcats. (File photo by Nick Goralczyk)

SOUTH WHITLEY – Sectional basketball tournaments will officially tip-off all over the great state of Indiana on Tuesday evening. Coaches and players have carefully scouted out their opponents and sectional fields, trying to find every weakness and advantage the other team may have. But what about the teams … Read More

Vikings Set Course For A Repeat

Tanner Andrews and Tippecanoe Valley will look to continue to work the interior against Wawasee this Wednesday at the Wawasee Sectional.

AKRON – There is only one goal for the Tippecanoe Valley Vikings basketball team as the postseason gets set to begin. Repeat. The Vikings were crowned champions at the end of last year’s sectional and are hoping they have enough to be able to duplicate the success this … Read More

Valley Wins Preview, Sectional Showdown Next [VIDEO]

Tippecanoe Valley's Tanner Andrews flies in for a layup against Wawasee Friday night. (Photos by Mike Deak)

SYRACUSE – In the dress rehearsal, Tippecanoe Valley asserted itself in a telltale second quarter for a 58-46 boys basketball victory Friday night over Wawasee at the Hardwood Teepee. In five days, the two teams will take the court against each other with the season on the line. … Read More

Plymouth Pulls Away From Wawasee

Gage Reinhard hits one of Wawasee's seven three-pointers on the night.

PLYMOUTH – There is a famous speech in the film Glengarry Glen Ross that emphasizes the importance of closing a deal. Alec Baldwin’s character forcefully stresses to “Always be closing.” On Thursday night the Wawasee Warrior basketball team put itself in prime position to close its Northern Lakes Conference … Read More

Nick’ Picks: The ‘Thank You, Harold Ramis’ Edition

My goal is to have my bracket beat the president's and then I will seek the candidacy for the nation's highest office.

The entertainment world lost a truly great mind this week. Writer/Director/Producer/Actor Harold Ramis passed away at his Chicago home on Monday evening and left behind an amazing legacy. Ramis was the brilliant mind behind some of the most entertaining and quotable movies of the 1980′s and ’90′s. He … Read More