Warrior C Team Remains Unbeaten

Gavin Bontrager delivers a pitch for the Warriors on Tuesday night Bontrager record four strike outs in Wawasee's 20-7 win over Plymouth. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee C team has already had a terrific start to its 2014 season and the Warriors continued that success in big way on Tuesday night. Wawasee’s offense went into overdrive in the fourth inning against Plymouth. The home team blitzed the Pilgrims with 16 runs … Read More

Wawasee Can’t Sink Warsaw’s ‘Shipp’ [VIDEO]

Warsaw's Brandon Shipp knocked a ball out of the park in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Tigers two huge insurance runs in their 7-6 win over Wawasee on Monday night. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

WARSAW – Monday may have been Dyngus Day for those that made the trip to South Bend, but it was a day circled in red for the Wawasee and Warsaw baseball teams for a completely different reason. The two rivals squared off for the first of two meetings … Read More

Warriors Opportunistic In Win [VIDEO]

Wawasee's Alli Ousley, center, is mobbed by her teammates after hitting a home run in the seventh inning of Wawasee's 8-2 at Triton Saturday morning. (Photos by Mike Deak)

BOURBON – Eventually, mistakes will catch up to a softball team. Four Triton errors in the field and several pitches over the middle of the plate gave Wawasee more than enough opportunities to put the ball in motion during an 8-2 win at Keyser Field Saturday morning. Triton … Read More

FOP Hosting Golf Outing


WARSAW – The Kosciusko County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 149 is inviting the public to its annual golf outing May 10, 2014, at Rozella Ford Golf Course to support local scholars. FOP Lodge 149 is asking local citizens and businesses for their support in this event. Cash … Read More

Wawasee Sparkling In Double Win [VIDEO]

Wawasee's Cameron Krizman sprints in the 100-meter dash.

GOSHEN – Not too shabby for a first night out. Wawasee, running its first outdoor boys track meet of the season, broke five-year losing streaks to both Northridge and Goshen with wins at Foreman Field Thursday night. The Warriors, which hadn’t beaten Northridge or Goshen head-to-head since the … Read More

Wawasee Drops First Match Of Season [VIDEO]

Miranda Kay returns a ball during her No. 1 singles match against Wawasee's Katy Ashpole. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

SYRACUSE – After picking up a win on Wednesday at Lakeland, the Wawasee tennis team was back in action on Thursday evening. Unfortunately for the Lady Warriors, the result was not as enjoyable this time around. The Lady Warriors welcomed in Northern Lakes Conference foe Goshen and despite … Read More

Tigers Terrific In Rally Over Rivals [VIDEO]

Dean Katris gets back to first base late in Wednesday's contest.

WARSAW – New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra would have been proud of the Warsaw baseball team on Wednesday night. The Tigers made it known that Berra had a point when he famously said, “It’s not over till it’s over.” Warsaw stunned its county rivals by scoring 10 … Read More

April SNOW Showers Freezes Action


It was 70 degrees Sunday, and snowed Monday night. Oh, Indiana, you never cease to amaze! Well, that being said, high schools are sending in cancellations for Tuesday ball games throughout the area. Up first, Wawasee High School. The girls track meet at Goshen with Plymouth, the Northern … Read More

Errant Play Gives Warriors First Loss [VIDEO]

Bailey Yoder sets up at second base for the Warriors.

KENDALLVILLE – It was just one of those nights. While the scoreboard said that East Noble had defeated Wawasee, the members of the Warrior baseball team knew that they had only beaten themselves on Monday night. Wawasee dug its own grave with errors and mistakes from start to … Read More

Wawasee Not Limiting Itself In 2014

Jeffrey Moore was the lone Warrior to advance out of the sectional last season. Wawasee expects to have a stronger showing at the regional round in 2014.

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee boys golf team is just over a week away from teeing off its 2014 campaign and the sights are set high. The Warriors came in behind three Northern Lakes Conference teams (NorthWood, Northridge and Goshen) and local foe Fairfield at Black Squirrel Golf Club … Read More

Lady Lancers Split With Taylor [VIDEO]

Samantha Johnson of Grace College works down the line from third base during action against Taylor University.

WINONA LAKE – Grace’s softball team picked up its biggest win of the season on Tuesday, splitting with Crossroads League-leading Taylor at Miller Field. The Lady Lancers (12-20; 8-8 CL) lost a narrow 3-1 contest in the opener before Hannah Adams produced the game-winning hit in a 2-1 … Read More

Lancers Take Two From Knights [VIDEO]

Grace College pitcher Sammy Wilkerson fires against Marian University in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Grace College. (Photos by Mike Deak)

WINONA LAKE – Strong pitching and timely hitting led Grace’s baseball team to a sweep of Marian at Miller Field on Tuesday. Joey Hickerson’s sixth-inning triple led the Lancers to a 4-3 victory in the first game, and Tim Weber’s pitching limited Marian to four hits in Grace’s … Read More

Junior Achievement 5K Accepting Registrations


SYRACUSE – The Junior Achievement Stars and Stripes 5K Run/Walk is currently accepting registration for the May 17 event in Syracuse. The 9 a.m. race will start at Lakeside Fitness in Syracuse. There are racing groups for ages 12 to 70-plus, with awards going to the top three … Read More

Schram ‘Better Off’ At Home

Jon Schram left behind a Division 1 golf scholarship, and roommate Quentyn Carpenter (background) behind to come home. Schram transferred from Ball State this past winter to continue his golf career at Grace College. (File photo by Mike Deak)

WINONA LAKE – He grew up mere steps from campus, but it took Jon Schram several months to realize where home really was. On the right path to a dream, his journey took a slight detour. And that bump in the road may have been one of the … Read More

Rain Causes Cancellations To Pour In

singing in the rain

The weather forecasters got it right. The rains have come today and in Kosciusko its raining buckets this morning. Thus, athletic departments have been forced to make alterations to several pre-spring break plans. The first set of games washed out from the rain are a pair of track … Read More

Apaches Left Stunned By Warrior Comeback [VIDEO]

Roger Davis shows his disgust after striking out to end an inning of offense for the Apaches.

SYRACUSE – In the short time that Brent Doty has been the head coach of the Wawasee baseball team, he has preached to his players to be able to find five seconds of focus. “We say ‘five second of focus’ all the time,” said Doty. “Five seconds of … Read More