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

The Top 10 List: Individuals 6-10

Tyler Baugher

The 2013-14 athletic season was one of transition, one of inspiration, and one where again, our local athletes put on a show worthy of merit on the biggest stages. In defining a year’s worth of achievement, we present our Top 10 lists of both area individuals and teams. … 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

NorthWood Continues Winning Ways [VIDEO]

Dominic Miranda (12) is met at home plate after his grand slam.

SOUTH WHITLEY – The NorthWood baseball team is good. For the second time in as many games the Panthers have rallied from behind to take the lead and the win from their opponent. On Thursday night NorthWood used a 10-run fourth inning to deflate Tippecanoe Valley. The Panthers … Read More

Odd, Exciting Finish Helps Whitko Advance [VIDEO]

Dalton Schmidt gets tagged out by Seth Patrick in the top of the third inning.

SOUTH WHITLEY – “Play like a sectional champion today.” A sign with that inscription was attached inside the fence of the Whitko dugout throughout the regular season. On Friday night the Wildcats took their first step in accomplishing that goal by claiming a thrilling, bottom of the ninth … Read More

Nick’s Picks: Daring Diamond Postseason Picks

Nicks Picks

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

Fairfield Drops Whitko In Sectional Play [VIDEO]

Hanna Yohe sits at the entrance of the dugout during her team's at-bat on Tuesday night.

BENTON – It took a little longer than usual, but the Fairfield softball team eventually got the result it was looking for. Whitko played host the Falcons on Tuesday night and after a 65-minute lightning delay interrupted the game in the fifth inning, Fairfield claimed a 4-0 victory … Read More

Warner Qualifies For State


FORT WAYNE – Whitko will have a little representation at the IHSAA Girls Track State Championships in June. Junior Elaine Warner joined an amazing nine jumpers from the Fort Wayne Northrop Regional to meet the state standard in the long jump, clearing exactly 17-6.5 to meet the mark … Read More

Nick’s Picks: This Is Harder Than It Looks

Nicks Picks

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

Wildcats Send Four To Regionals


NEW HAVEN – Whitko will have four athletes alive for next week’s Fort Wayne Northrop Girls Track Regional after advancing from Tuesday night’s New Haven Girls Track Sectional. Whitko did not have an individual champion, but did have four girls place within the top four places, qualifying for … Read More

Edgewood, Wawasee Claim NELMSC Girls Titles

Edgewood Lakeview Wawasee Hannah Marie Lamle

PLYMOUTH – The girls meets at the North East Lakes Middle School Conference Track and Field Championships were dominated by two local schools on Saturday morning. The Rock Pile at Plymouth High School proved to be anything but rocky for the Wawasee and Edgewood girls track teams. Edgewood … Read More

Wawasee Seventh Grade Boys Split Track Title [VIDEO]

Hale Bowen jumps with joy after finishing first for the Riverview 4x400 relay team. Riverview won the eighth grade boys title and tied for first in the seventh grade meet. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

PLYMOUTH- Track and field superiority was up for grabs at Plymouth High School on Saturday as the Rock Pile played host to the 2014 North East Lakes Middle School Conference Championships. The boys meets were exciting and exhilarating for four local schools, Edgewood, Lakeview, Wawasee and Whitko. A … Read More