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  • GOSHEN – The Warsaw Tigers extended their win streak over the Goshen RedHawks to 10 years, and in doing so picked up a much-needed victory as the regular season winds down.
  • Vikings Hold Off TRC Rival Squires
    AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley’s first half was just a smidge better than Manchester’s second half, and it was enough for the Vikings to take a 20-14 Three Rivers Conference win over the Squires Friday night at Valley’s homecoming.
  • Southwood Drubs Whitko
    Southwood scored its first touchdown 75 seconds into the game, then scored three more times in 1:17 later in the first period en route to a 56-6 rout of visiting Whitko in Three Rivers Conference football Friday night.

    The game was an inter-divisional TRC matchup, and didn’t count in the standings.

    Zach Gardner rushed 18 times for 68 yards and a late touchdown for the Wildcats. Hunter Reed had 67 yards on 16 carries.
  • Plymouth Pulls Away Late For Win At Wawasee
    After Wawasee drew first blood, 4A No. 13 Plymouth pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 34-6 Northern Lakes Conference football win over the Warriors Friday night.

    Jacob Hand returned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown to stake the Warriors to a 6-0 lead in the second quarter. The game was tied at six at halftime, and the Rockies led just 14-6 entering the fourth period.
  • Lady Tiger Volleyball Hosts Food Drive
    The Warsaw volleyball team held a food drive in conjunction with its match Tuesday at the Tiger Den. The team collected canned food, other non-perishable food items and cash. The Lady Tigers donated over 500 food items to Our Father's House and 15 food items to the Animal Welfare League. The cash was divided between the two charities.
  • Triton Trojans Fall In Emotion-Filled Game
    ROYAL CENTER – The box score in a newspaper doesn’t always tell the whole story.
  • Warsaw’s used its power game to put together longer and more frequent scoring runs to take a 25-15, 25-15, 25-18 Northern Lakes Conference volleyball victory at the Tiger Den Thursday.
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 21
    Lakeland Christian Boys Soccer Wins At Tippecanoe Valley; Lady Cougars Victorious; Tigers Fall To Goshen; Warriors Win Road Match; Lady Warriors Blanked
  • High School Tennis Roundup – Set. 21p
    Warsaw’s Buhrt, Britton Advance To NLC Doubles Title Match; Bules, Heckaman Win Title For Triton; Squires Sweep Valley
  • High School Volleyball Roundup – Sept. 21
    Lady Trojan Volleyball Gets Conference Sweep Over LaVille; Peterson Reaches Milestone For Valley; Whitko VB Sweeps; Lady Cougars Fall In 5; Lady Squires Swept
  • Area Results
    Freshman football, middle school soccer, volleyball
  • Grace College Roundup: Lady Lancers Play To Draw
    WINONA LAKE – Playing at less than full strength, Grace College’s women’s soccer team still produced a 1-1 tie with Georgetown on Wednesday.

    The Lady Lancers thought they had beaten Georgetown, a team that is also receiving votes in the NAIA. But an overtime goal from Jenni Phillips was controversially disallowed for being offsides.
  • High School Tennis Roundup – Sept. 20
    Tigers Win Three Matches In 1st Round Of NLC Tourney; Trojans Advance In Conference Tourney; Braves Edge Vikings; Whitko Swept By Wabash
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 20
    Lady Tiger Soccer Plays To A Draw At Culver Academies; Lady Squires Win; Lady Squires Win

    Kickoff:    7 p.m. Friday in Goshen
  • High School Roundup – Sept. 19
    Tippecanoe Valley Beats Whitko In TRC Boys Tennis; Squires Down Trojans; Lady Tigers Swept; Lady Cougars Sweep; Winamac Bests Triton; Lady ‘Cats VB Falls; LCA Comes Back, Falls; RedHawks Blast Wawasee; Lady Warriors Blanked
  • Triton Football Game Moved To Thursday Evening
    The Triton at Pioneer football game scheduled for Friday night has been moved to Thursday to accommodate the visitation for Cameron Scarberry.

    Kickoff time for the game in Royal Center is 6:30 p.m.
  • Warsaw Runners Beat Wawasee, Plymouth
    PLYMOUTH – Neither team was at full strength, but both the Warsaw boys and girls cross country squads concluded the Northern Lakes Conference dual season with wins over Plymouth and Wawasee Tuesday evening on a 5K course at Pretty Lake Golf Club.
  • Area Results
    Middle school football, volleyball, cross country
  • Manchester Kickers Top LCA Cougars
    WINONA LAKE – Manchester’s boys soccer team needed to revamp itself after losing a star player. Tuesday’s 6-3 win at Lakeland Christian went a long way toward that makeover.
  •   The irony of the sports world is that we use it as a diversion from our everyday lives and activities, but it’s played by humans so we cannot completely escape from reality in it.
  • Lady Warriors Pull Away For Win Over Whitko
    SYRACUSE  – Both Wawasee and Whitko came in to Monday’s volleyball match hungry for a win, which helped set up a dramatic comeback and an anticlimactic end to the contest.
  • With a 4-1 win Monday evening, Concord High School’s varsity tennis team finished the Northern Lakes Conference season undefeated, and in the meantime spoiled the Warsaw Tigers’ senior night.
  • WINONA LAKE – Grace College has been recognized by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as a Champions of Character Five-Star Institution.
  • High School Roundup – Sept. 19
    Lady Tigers Enjoy Big Second Half In Win Over Snider; Lady Squires Win TRC Match; Manchester VB Kills; Squires Defeat Eagles; Panthers Sweep Warriors; Chargers Blank Wildcats
  • Lady Squires Advance To Golf Regional
    Manchester’s girls golf team advanced to regional play with a second-place finish in the Huntington North Sectional at Norwood Golf Club Saturday.

    The Lady Squires had a team score of 363, well behind host Huntington North’s 346 and 10 shots better than third place  and regional qualifier Madison-Grant.

    Kelsey Eichenauer paced Manchester with an 87, with Lydia Little at 88 and Madyson Ulrey at 89. Samantha Kissell finished with a 99 and Cora Barnett shot 105.
  • Lady Squires 3rd, Squires 7th, Tigers 9th At New Prairie
    Manchester’s girls cross country team finished third in Class A, with the Squire boys taking seventh and the Warsaw boys ninth in Class AAA at Saturday’s New Prairie Invitational.

    Jaelyn Webb was sixth overall for the Lady Squires, with Torina Runkel taking 16th and Katie Barker 24th. Lance Bennett was 17th for the Manchester boys, with Benjamin Reichenbach taking 37th and Ethan Davis finishing 41st.
  • High School Volleyball Roundup – Sept. 16
    Lady Tigers Fourth At Michigan City Volleyball Tournament; Wawasee Beats Whitko In VB Tourney; Manchester Winless In Tournament; Junior Varsity Volleyball
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 16
    Lakeland Christian Girls Soccer Rolls To Rout Over Peru; Cougars Roll To Win; Tigers Edged By Blazers; Warriors Play To Draw With Knights; Whitko Blanked In Conference Play; Junior Varsity Soccer
  • Grace Men’s Soccer Plays To 2 OT Non-Conference Draw
    Grace College’s men’s soccer team was on the verge of upsetting Northwestern (Iowa) on Saturday in a neutral-field contest.

    The Lancers (2-2-3) held a 2-1 lead entering the final minute, but Northwestern kept the match alive with a goal in the 90th minute. The game ended in a 2-2 double overtime draw.

    “We had the win right there in front of us, and we just didn’t make it happen. It’s as simple as that,” said Grace head coach Matt Hotchkin. “Two games through double overtime is difficult. But we need to learn how to suffer and how to muscle our way through to win these games. We will see another game that requires us to gut one out, and we will be ready.”
  • Area Results
    Middle School Volleyball, Cross Country
  • Ridge's Big Plays Spoil Warsaw's Homecoming
    A team that likes to grind it out and dominate the time of possession, the Northridge Raiders showed off some big-play, quick-strike ability Friday night against the Warsaw Tigers.
  • Panthers Whip Warriors
    From the first play to the last, 4A No. 4 NorthWood was dominant in its 32-0 Northern Lakes Conference football win over visiting Wawasee Friday night.

    On the first play from scrimmage, Brayton Yoder scored from 53 yards out. Yoder finished with 167 yards on 15 carries with three touchdowns.

    But the NorthWood offense had moments of self-destruction, with four turnovers. Three Landon Gessinger passes were picked off. Still, the Panthers racked up 480 yards of total offense.
  • Valley Tops Whitko For Win No. 1 In Moriarty Era
    SOUTH WHITLEY – Even in a matchup of winless football teams, the game can turn out one-sided. Tippecanoe Valley made sure that was the case Friday night, scoring touchdowns the first six times it had the ball and rolling to a 43-7 Three Rivers Conference victory at Whitko’s Ryan Huff Memorial Field.
  • Trojans Come Back From 15 Down To Get Win In OT
    Trailing by 15 points after three quarters, it would have been easy for Triton to slip back in to the funk of the last several football seasons.

    Instead, the Trojans mounted a comeback, forced overtime, held Culver Community scoreless on its possession, then won 27-21 on Ethan Berry’s 10-yard run.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Moving on from last week’s nail-biter of a loss to Peru, the Manchester High School football team hosted Three Rivers Conference and Wabash County rival Northfield for homecoming Friday night.
  • Sports Briefs
    Tony Elliott Foundation Hosting Golf Outing; Warsaw Volleyball Hosting Food Drive Tuesday; Lady Vikings Hoops Fundraiser Scheduled For Sept. 26; Homes For Haiti Run Oct. 28; Hot Rods In The Badlands Sept. 30
  • Freshman football; Middle school cross country, volleyball, soccer
  • Sports Briefs
    Outboard Motor Show Saturday; 3-On-3 Tourney Benefits Whitko Boys Hoops; Don Dicken Tournament Saturday
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Led by juniors Emily Peterson and Sophie Bussard, the Tippecanoe Valley Lady Vikings beat rival Manchester in three sets Thursday evening.
  • High School Roundup – Sept. 14
    Wawasee Beats Memorial, Earns First Conference Win; Squires Sweep Whitko In Non-Conference Match; Triton Blanks Bluejays In HNAC Competition; Lakeland Christian Claims Victory Over Lakewood Christian; Lady Warriors Win; Tigers Beat Valley; Lady Pilgrims Defeat Warsaw VB In 4 Sets; Whitko VB Falls In 4; Lady Bruins Beat Triton Volleyball; Lady Warriors Fall; Lady ‘Cats Golf Wraps Regular Season
  • NorthWood got just what it needed to score a 3-2 Northern Lakes Conference boys tennis win over host Warsaw Thursday.
  • MISHAWAKA – Over 100 minutes of soccer Thursday couldn’t separate the men’s teams from Grace College and Lawrence Tech University.

    The Lancers and Blue Devils settled for a 0-0 draw at a neutral-site tournament game, hosted by Bethel College.

    The teams combined for 31 shots, including 15 on frame.
  • Manchester Blanks TRC Rival Whitko
    SOUTH WHITLEY – The Manchester Lady Squires wasted no time scoring Wednesday evening. They then made sure the Whitko Lady Wildcats didn’t score.
  • Teel Reaches Milestone In Grace Victory
    WINONA LAKE – On a night she eclipsed 1,000 career digs, Caylie Teel sparked Grace College’s volleyball team past Mt. Vernon Nazarene University.
  • High School Roundup – Sept. 13
    Wawasee Boys Soccer Gets Non-Conference Win; Zebras Down Viking Soccer; Lady Trojan Golf Edges Plymouth By 4 Shots; Trojan Tennis Blanked; Tennis Matches Rained Out
  • Area Results
    Middle School Football, Volleyball
  • High School  Cross Country Roundup – Sept. 12
    Warsaw Runners Pick Up Wins Over NorthWood, Concord; Wawasee Wins Twice
  • High School Volleyball Roundup – Sept. 12
    Lady Tigers Get Road Volleyball Sweep Over Columbia City; Lady Squires Win, Valley Sweeps LaVille; Triton Drops Non-Conference Match; Whitko Falls In 4 Sets
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 12
    Tigers Blank NorthWood; LCA Falls To Cavaliers; Wawasee Falls To Columbia City
  • Warsaw Netters Beat Rival Wawasee
    SYRACUSE – Though it took nearly to 2-1/2 hours to complete, the outcome of Tuesday evening’s Northern Lakes Conference boys tennis match between county rivals Warsaw and Wawasee was decided in little more than an hour.
  • Triton Tennis Coach Gets 100th Victory
    Squires Drop Conference Match
  • Warsaw’s girls golf team wrapped up its regular season with a pair of wins over Triton and Whitko Tuesday at Stonehenge Golf Club.

    The Lady Tigers carded a score of 192, while Triton picked up one win with a 209. Whitko came in at 243.
  • I got an email two weeks ago inviting me to play golf.
  • Sports Briefs
    Price Gets Ace At Raccoon Run; Warsaw Volleyball Hosting Food Drive Tuesday
  • Area Results
    Middle school volleyball, football
  • Lady Tigers Blank Northrop Bruins
    In their first eight games of the season, the Fort Wayne Northrop Bruins allowed just three goals.
  • SYRACUSE – For almost all of the first half, and the first 10 minutes of the second, Elkhart Memorial looked like the dominant boys soccer team in its 3-2 win over Wawasee Monday night.
  • Grace College Netters Beat Holy Cross
    WINONA LAKE – A sizzling start to the year continued for Grace College’s women’s tennis team on Monday with a 9-0 win over Holy Cross.
  • High School Volleyball Roundup – Sept. 11
    Lady Squire Volleyball Wins 5-Set Match At Bluffton; Tigers Fall At Penn; Lady Vikings Win In 4 Sets; Lady Zebras Sweep Whitko; Wawasee Falls In 4 Sets
  • High School Tennis Roundup – Sept. 11
    Whitko Tennis Bests Central Noble; Lions Tame Trojans
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 11
    LCA Earns Victory Over Wabash; Squires Play To Draw; Lady 'Cats Blanked
  • Wawasee Golf Splits With Whitko, Concord
    Wawasee earned a split of a three-way girls golf match with Concord and Whitko Monday. Concord’s 185 bested Wawasee’s 204 and the Lady Wildcats’ 251 at Maxwelton Golf Club.

    The match had been originally scheduled for Aug. 3.
  • Lady Vikings Hoops Fundraiser Scheduled For Sept. 19
    SILVER LAKE – Tippecanoe Valley’s girls basketball team will host a fundraiser at The Igloo, 108. W. Main St. in Silver Lake, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19.

    The business will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to the team.
  • Area Sports Briefs
    Mast Celebrated As NCCAA, Crossroads Player Of The Week; Swim Team Tryouts Thursday; Swim Team Tryouts Thursday; Tony Elliott Foundation Hosting Golf Outing; Don Dicken Tournament Saturday; Lady Vikings Hoops Fundraiser Scheduled For Sept. 19
  • Manchester, Triton Win Conference Golf Championships
    Lady Squires Repeat As Three Rivers Champions; Lady Trojans Win First HNAC Golf CrownLady Squires Repeat As Three Rivers Champions

  • Lady Trojans 2nd In Tourney
    Triton won three matches in pool play, then fell in the championship match of its volleyball invitational Saturday.

    The Lady Trojans won 25-15, 25-22 over LaVille, 25-8, 25-15 over Culver Community and 25-20, 25-21 over Bremen in pool play.

    John Glenn then beat Triton 21-25, 25-11, 17-15  in an exciting title match.
  • Lady Tigers 3rd In NLC Tourney; Wawasee 5th
    PLYMOUTH – With a consistent group of scores, the Warsaw Lady Tigers finished third in Saturday's Northern Lakes Conference golf tournament, as well as third in the overall league standings.
  • Tigers Fourth In Own Tennis Tourney
    Warsaw had third-place finishes at No. 3 singles and at both doubles positions, helping the Tigers finish fourth at the Warsaw Invitational boys tennis tournament Saturday.

    Caleb Williams was third at No. 3 singles, and Warsaw had a third-place finish from Bailey Buhrt and Spencer Britton at No. 1 doubles and  the No. 2 doubles team of Reuben Williams and Brian Elliott, all in straight sets.
  • Grace Roundup: Abbott Qualifies For Nationals
    YORKTOWN – Sydney Abbott secured a spot in the NCCAA National Championships on Saturday for Grace College’s women’s golf team.
  • High School Soccer Roundup – Sept. 9
    Ocock, Tigers Blank Visiting Valparaiso In Boys Soccer; Lady Tigers Fall; Lakeland Christian Splits In Tournament; Lady Cougars Drop

    Close Match; Whitko Falls In OT; Lady Squires Get Win At West Noble
  • High School Cross Country Roundup – Sept. 9
    Lady Squires 4th At Valley; Lady Tigers 3rd, Warriors 7th At IWU
  • Area Results
    Junior varsity football, volleyball; freshman volleyball; middle school volleyball
  • ELKHART – A pair of milestones were reached Friday night, and the Warsaw Tigers did just enough offensively for a 17-6 Northern Lakes Conference win at Elkhart Memorial.
  • Big Plays Lift Northfield Over Tippy Valley
    AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley Vikings had a big fourth quarter Friday night, but not big enough to overcome the big plays they gave up to Three Rivers Conference rival Northfield.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Last week, the Manchester Squires earned their first win of the season in a convincing 38-16 drubbing of Wabash. Head coach Greg Miller and his Squires were hoping to carry that momentum into Friday’s home game against the Peru Tigers.
  • Bremen's Second-Half Surge Dooms Triton
    BOURBON – It was a tale of two halves Friday night for the Triton Trojans.
  • Lady Lancer Soccer Plays To Draw With Missouri Baptist
    Grace Runners Open Season At IWU; Grace Spikers Come Back In Five At SAU
  • Rochester Roars Past Wildcats In TRC Football
    From the opening kickoff, Rochester was the dominant football team in its 37-7 Three Rivers Conference win over Whitko Friday.

    Corbyn Wood ran the opening kickoff back 95 yards for the Zebras, who are undefeated so far this season after going winless last year.
  • Minutemen Trip Warriors
    Wawasee exceeded its point total of its previous two games, but fell 51-29 to 5A No. 3 Concord in Northern Lakes Conference football Friday.

    Warrior quarterback Aaron Evans and receiver Dylan Hepler Fink connected for touchdown passes of 80 and 89 yards in the third quarter to keep Wawasee within striking distance.