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

Oregon-Davis Trips Up Triton Again [VIDEO]

Mallorie Jennings of Triton and Oregon-Davis' Halley Collings hold nothing back when diving for a loose ball in the first half. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

BOURBON – For the fourth consecutive season, the Triton and Oregon-Davis girls basketball teams met in the IHSAA Class 1A Sectional 51 championship game. This season O-D came in ranked No. 1 in Class 1A and for the third consecutive season the Lady Bobcats left Triton with a … Read More

Lions Run Warriors Out Of Sectional

Leo running back Logan Leiter hurdles over the Wawasee defense.

SYRACUSE – Wawasee knew exactly what was coming at them. They just couldn’t stop the steam engine that was the Leo rushing offense. The Lions only threw three passes the entire night, sticking with its bread and butter rushing attack that piled up more than 400 yards on … Read More

Mastering The Art Of Survive And Advance

Triton's Hannah Jennings advanced as one of three individuals from the Warsaw Sectional.

WINONA LAKE – It’s a lost art in sports. Many think sports should revolve around who wins, and go from there. In some cases, hoisting a sectional trophy is an end-all. In other cases, just living to see another day is a win all in its own. It … Read More

IHSAA Issues Official Sectional Assignments


INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Monday afternoon its layout for the new sectional alignment for eight of the 20 sanctioned team sports. The most noticeable change is in football, which adds a sixth class to the state tournament and reshapes the competitive landscape. Here … Read More

Concord Too Powerful In Title Run

Wawasee running back Gabe Rhodes turns the corner against the Concord defense.

DUNLAP — In the end, Concord did what Concord does best. Unable to completely crack Concord’s code, the Wawasee Warriors gave a valiant effort but came up short in a 24-10 final in the championship game of the IHSAA 4A No. 11 football sectional. A pair of tremendous … Read More

Can Warriors Offer Curtain Call?

Wawasee's Jake Schwartz (66) and Maclain Herr bottle up Concord running back Jackson Marlow during the team's first matchup in September. The two teams will square off in the 4A Sectional 11 final Friday night at Concord. (Photo by Nick Goralczyk)

History is not in Wawasee’s favor this Friday night. Going back to when this season’s senior class entered kindergarten in 2000, Wawasee has beaten Concord on the football field just twice in 16 tries, and not once since that magical 2004 season when the Warriors defeated Concord in … Read More

Warriors Rally To Stun Panthers

Brian Clark and his Wawasee teammates celebrate as they beat NorthWood, 31-28, in the sectional semi-final Friday night in Syracuse.

SYRACUSE — “Gage and I have been quarterback and receiver since seventh grade and we’ve just had that chemistry all throughout that time,” said Wawasee sophomore receiver Clayton Cook as he talked about his relationship with Warrior quarterback Gage Reinhard following a memorable night for the duo. With … Read More

Warriors Must Deal With Demons

Wawasee's defensive line, including Brayton Bartman, will have to be sharp with NorthWood coming to town for a sectional rematch. (Photo by Mike Deak)

As All Hallows’ Eve approaches, the Wawasee football team skipped around the grim reaper, winning its first sectional football game since 2006 when it beat DeKalb on the muddy Waterloo turf less than a week ago. Now, it must figure out a way to exorcise its most recent … Read More

Postseason Play Kicks-Off Friday Night

A brand new season. That’s what arrives Friday night as postseason play commences for high school football teams across the state. A new opportunity comes as everyone starts 0-0. For a few, 10 teams to be exact, it will be the start of a six-game run that culminates … Read More

Warsaw To Pre-Sale Sectional Tickets


The Warsaw Community High School Athletic Department will pre-sale tickets to its first-round sectional football game. Tickets will be sold from Tuesday (Oct. 16) to Thursday (Oct. 18) from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Main Office at WCHS. Tickets are $6 each. Warsaw will host Penn … Read More

LCA Soccer Ousted By Argos

Lakeland Christian Academy Warsaw, Indiana Logo

CULVER – The Lakeland Christian Academy boys soccer team saw its first postseason as a member of the IHSAA end Wednesday night. The Cougars lost a 9-3 final to No. 16 Argos in semifinal play of the Class 1-A Culver Sectional. Stephen Danielian scored a pair of goals … Read More

Tiger Tennis Team Takes Sectional Title

The Warsaw boys tennis team, coached by Rick and Jan Orban, defeated Columbia City 4-1 Friday to win its own sectional championship. The Tigers advance to the regional at Culver Academies Tuesday.

WARSAW – Coach Rick Orban preached to his Warsaw boys tennis team from day one this season the importance of winning the sectional championship. His oft repeated message in the end made sure there would be no repeat performance Friday by Columbia City. The Tigers, who were upset … Read More

Favored Tigers Draw Sectional Bye

Warsaw No. 1 singles player Kyle Wettschurack, shown above during the NLC Tourney last week, will try and help lead the Tigers to a sectional title this week (Photo by Mike Deak)

Warsaw boys tennis coach Rick Orban may not have gotten exactly the sectional draw he wanted Monday night. It’s not going to change the fact, however, that his talented team is a huge favorite to win their own sectional this week. The Tigers, coming off a dominating performance … Read More

Tigers Claim Title, Warriors Stunned

Warsaw's Elizabeth Meadows looks on as Plymouth's Lauren Rearick tees off during the Warsaw Girls Golf Sectional.

WARSAW — Golf has always been labeled as a frustrating game. That feeling surfaced at the Stonehenge Golf Club Saturday as the Warsaw Girls Golf Sectional played out. It became a matter of one stroke, or really 13 strokes. It depends on who you ask, but that was … Read More

Tee It Up For Postseason Play

Senior Ashley Murrell of Warsaw watches her shot. The Tigers host the sectional Saturday at Stonehenge (Photo by Mike Deak)

It’s time to put up or pack it up for local prep golfers come Saturday. Both Warsaw and Wawasee hope to have at least another week of practice following the start of postseason play with sectional action this weekend. The Tigers hope to make it a repeat performance … Read More