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

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

Wildcats Send Four To Regionals

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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

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

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

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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

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

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