Warsaw's Elizabeth Van Wormer crushes a shot on goal against NorthWood.

Van Wormer, Warsaw On Point In Win [VIDEO]

WARSAW – It took some time, but Warsaw finally settled in for a nice girls soccer home win. Leading a depleted NorthWood side just 1-0 heading into the second half, Warsaw turned up the pressure and eventually wore down the Panthers, 4-0, Thursday night in sunny Warsaw. In … Read More

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Wawasee Schedule Notes

SYRACUSE – Wawasee High School’s athletic department announced a pair of notes this morning regarding varsity sports schedule changes. The girls golf triangular at Northridge and with NorthWood was rained out Tuesday, Aug. 26, but will be made up Wednesday, Sept. 10. The match will be played at … Read More

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Wawasee Sports Wrap – Aug. 26

Volleyball Back To Level After an 0-2 start to the season, Wawasee is back to .500 after a 25-21, 27-25, 25-19 win against visiting Central Noble Tuesday night. The Lady Warriors, now 4-4 on the year, had a lot of different faces help its cause in what amounted … Read More

Linnzie Richner led all players with a 76 on Saturday. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

Richner, NorthWood Outshine Invite Field

SYRACUSE – The Northern Lakes Conference always seems to have several tough teams in any given sport, girls golf in no exception to that. This year there are a handful of teams that could make a run for the top spot in the conference. While anything could happen … Read More

The NorthWood girls golf team won the Plymouth Invitational championship Wednesday (Photo provided by Adam Yoder)

Panthers’ Title Highlights Golf Action

It was a historic day for the NorthWood girls golf program Wednesday. The No. 23 Panthers produced their first-ever team championship in the Plymouth Invitational. NorthWood, playing on the Plymouth Country Club course where their coach Adam Yoder learned to play the game from his grandmother Jane Mannan, … 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


All-NLC Baseball Announced

GOSHEN – The formal lists for the All-Northern Lakes Conference baseball were released this afternoon from NLC secretary Larry Kissinger. The lists are heavy with Panthers and Chargers as NorthWood and Elkhart Memorial both finished 10-4 atop the league. Leading the way were All-NLC selections of Daniel Asbury, … 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

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

Nick’s Picks: The “I’m An Idiot” Edition

Apparently I embarrassed myself last week with my picks. I picked against the Warsaw baseball team in its sectional semifinal game. The Tigers proved me wrong by beating Northridge before ultimately falling short of Concord in the sectional championship. Earlier in the week I incorrectly picked Fairfield to … Read More


Northridge, Concord Headline Softball All-NLC

GOSHEN – It was another banner year for the Northridge Raider softball program, while Concord stepped forward as a team to beat heading into next season. The Raiders and Minutemen headline the Northern Lakes Conference All-Conference softball list for the 2014 season. Northridge, which finished 13-1, had eight … Read More

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

NorthWood Continues Winning Ways [VIDEO]

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

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)

Panthers Power Past Vikings

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

Wawasee catcher Paige Hlutke puts the tag on Fairfield's DJ Martz at home plate for an out during Wawasee's 5-2 win over Fairfield in the Fairfield Softball Sectional semi-finals Wednesday night. (Photos by Mike Deak)

Wawasee Has ‘Big Plans’ For Finals [VIDEO]

BENTON – Bob Shea may have become the architect to Wawasee softball’s tournament success. Shea, the author of the children’s book ‘Big Plans’, diagrams what it could be like to make it big through the eyes of a child. As Wawasee head coach Jared Knipper, a kindergarten teacher … Read More


Hollar, Wawasee Duo Among All-NLC

GOSHEN – Warsaw’s Jonny Hollar and a pair of Wawasee golfers made the list of the All-Northern Lakes Conference boys golfers following the conference tournament. Hollar finished third at the NLC with a 77 and has been a consistent number one for the Tigers, which finished second in … Read More