Purdue tight end Justin Sinz celebrates scoring an 11-yard touchdown against Western Michigan.

Boilermakers Outscore Broncos [VIDEO]

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue had to sweat it out, but opened the 2014 football season with a win. Akeem Hunt’s 38-yard rushing touchdown with 3:42 to go was the break Purdue needed to help the Boilermakers to a 43-34 victory against Western Michigan. The Hunt touchdown came just … Read More

Gage Reinhard (13) and Sam Clark (4) celebrate after connecting for a 30-yard touchdown strike. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

Explosive Offense, Stingy Defense Lead Warriors [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – Friday night at Warrior Field was the location for the first gridiron showdown between West Noble and Wawasee since 1973 and while the bad weather missed the game, the Chargers still got a heavy helping of Wawasee’s reign. The Warriors celebrated the 41-year reunion by scoring … Read More

Brett Fancil returns the opening kickoff. The senior had three huge interceptions for Warsaw in a 25-24 win Friday night.

Seniors Rally Tigers To Thrilling Win

WARSAW – Hollywood could not have written a sweeter script for the senior members of the Warsaw football team than the one that transpired Friday night. The Tigers’ Class of 2015 may be small in numbers, but proved to be huge in heart on this evening. The resilient … Read More

Katie Voelz is all smiles after a big point for her Warsaw volleyball team Thursday night. The Tigers rallied to knock off Elkhart Memorial 3-2.

Tigers Take A True Thriller

ELKHART – The Warsaw volleyball team welcomed back coach Mike Howard in some style Thursday night. The relentless Tigers gave their mentor a moment to remember in rallying to stun perennial power Elkhart Memorial in a classic. Warsaw topped the Class 4-A No. 12 Crimson Chargers 16-25, 25-22, … Read More

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

Korey Knafel (0) and Caleb Glon share a laugh as Glon comes out after serving as keeper for about a minute while Knafel was out with an injury.

Doll, Defense Lead Wawasee To Victory [VIDEO]

LIGONIER – Defense, defense and more defense. The Wawasee boys soccer team needed every bit of effort on defense that it could exert for its game against West Noble and the Warriors did not disappoint. Wawasee rode out the advantage of a goal by Alex Doll to capture … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The ‘Pterodactyl Attack’ Edition

Full disclosure: I was not attacked by a pterodactyl, nor was anybody. I just really needed a good title for my article and I knew “pterodactyl” would draw people in. So, thanks for stopping by and keep reading! Things just keep getting better. Last week we were able … Read More

After serving the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for 36 years, Steve Roth is ready to spend his retirement in Montana. (Photo by Nick Goralczyk)

Roth Leaves Behind A Great Legacy

SYRACUSE – Steve Roth made an impact. The longtime property manager of Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area finally called it a career last week after 36 years of being a public servant for the state of Indiana and its wildlife enthusiasts. Roth, a native of Edwardsburg, Michigan and … Read More

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WCSL Hosting Open Forum

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee Community Summer League will host a question and answer session regarding the state of the league and its future. The Q/A session will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Wawasee High School in the lecture room to the left of the … 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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WGC Fall Session Registrations

SYRACUSE – Fall tumbling sessions for the Wawasee Gymnastics Club have been announced, which begin Sept. 15 and end Oct. 13, with the exception of the pre-K class, which ends Oct. 21. Registration dates are from 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 8-9, at Wawasee High School’s main entrance and from … Read More

Carlos Camargo (center) is congratulated by his teammates after evening up the score 2-2 against Concord.

Wawasee Forces Tie With Bitter Concord (VIDEO)

SYRACUSE – While leaving a match tied with the other team is never the goal, sometimes a tie can feel just as good as a win. That was the case for the Wawasee boys soccer team Saturday afternoon. The Warriors played an intense game with Northern Lakes Conference … Read More

Luke Jackson poses with a turkey he hunted last fall. (Photo provided)

DNR Hunting And Trapping Notes For The Fall

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana DNR has formally announced its hunting and trapping dates for the 2014-15 season. A complete list of the official dates can be found at http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/files/fw-hunting_trapping_seasons.pdf Of note for the different categories are furbearer hunting and trapping hours are hunting/running at noon of first day … Read More