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  • WABASH – The Manchester Squires entered Friday night’s opening round of sectional play with a three-game win streak.
  • Triton Wears Down Caston Comets
    BOURBON – Caston may have thrown the first punch, but Triton was able to wear down the visiting Comets over the course of time and claim a 42-13 win in the opening round of Class 1A Sectional 41 Friday night.
  • PERU – The Tippecanoe Valley Vikings lost starting quarterback Tanner Trippiedi to an injury in the first quarter, struggled to slow Peru’s offense and saw their season end with a 33-14 loss Friday night.
  • ANGOLA – In the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 19, the fifth-ranked Angola Hornets stung the Wawasee Warriors Friday night.

    With just nine first downs on the night, Angola racked up 520 yards of offense and cruised to a 38-7 win over the Warriors.
  • ALBION – The Central Noble Cougars used an impressive running game to dial up a 56-8 win over the visiting Whitko Wildcats Friday night in Class 2A Sectional 34 action.
  • Lady Lancers Fall In Season Opener
    NOTRE DAME – The Grace College women’s basketball team suffered a 61-51 defeat on Friday in the season opener at Holy Cross.
  • Lady Lancers Ready To Show Off New Look
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s basketball team is bringing a new system to the court for the 2017-18 season.
  • Grace Spikers Upset No. 25 Marian
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s volleyball team sent a shockwave through the Crossroads League with a 3-0 upset of No. 25 Marian University on Wednesday.
  • Lady Lancers Continue Surge
    WINONA LAKE – The Grace College women’s soccer team continued its midseason surge in the Crossroads League with a 2-1 win over Huntington University on Wednesday.
  • Whitko Girls Soccer Awards Presented
    Whitko High School's girls soccer team celebrated its season and presented awards Tuesday night.
  • Indiana is different, right?
  • Lakeview 7th Graders Win Football Championship
    The Lakeview Tigers seventh grade football team completed a 9-0 season with a 22-0 win over Wawasee in the NELMSC championship game Thursday.
  • Warsaw Loses Thriller To No. 3 Harrison
    KOKOMO – The Warsaw Tigers gave third-ranked Lafayette Harrison all it could handle Saturday.
  • Concord Sweeps Warsaw Spikers In Sectional Final
    DUNLAP – Warsaw defeated Concord twice in the volleyball regular season, including a five-set win for the Lady Tigers that kept Concord from a perfect Northern Lakes Conference record.
  • LOGANSPORT – It’s a sad reality of postseason play, but only one team can win.
  • CULVER – Warsaw senior Mia Beckham emerged as the individual girls champion for the third straight year, and Warsaw’s boys and girls cross country teams each won championships at the Culver Academies Regional Saturday.
  • Triton Wins Fourth-Straight VB Sectional Title
    Triton won its fourth consecutive volleyball sectional title Saturday, beating host Culver Community 25-6, 25-5, 25-20 in the semifinals and earning a 25-12, 25-5, 25-11 win over LaCrosse for the title.

    In the semifinal win over the Lady Cavaliers, Nicole Sechrist had nine kills, four aces and four blocks for the Lady Trojans. Charlotte Morris had seven kills, Hannah Wanemacher had 20 assists, Emma Ross three aces and Sydney Musilli 11 digs in the winning cause.
  • High School Roundup – Oct. 14
    Manchester Falls In Semifinals; LCA’s Season Ends In VB Sectional; junior varsity football
  • Neahusan’s Goal Sends Lady Lancers Past St. Francis
    Lancers Jump Into First Place With Road Win; Lady Lancers Break Records At MVNU
  • Wawasee Brings Home War-Hawk Trophy
    Wawasee became the first school to host the War-Hawk trophy with its 20-0 Northern Lakes Conference football victory at Goshen Friday night.

    The shutout was Wawasee’s first since Aug. 19, 2016, a 13-0 win over South Bend Washington. It was the Warriors’ first blanking of a conference opponent since a 31-0 win over Warsaw on Oct. 1, 2004.

    The War-Hawk trophy replaced the Chief, which was retired when Goshen changed its mascot after the 2015 football season.
  • Wabash Downs Whitko
    Zach Gardner rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown, and Hunter Reed had 148 yards of total offense, with one running and one receiving touchdown for Whitko in its 28-22 loss to visiting Wabash in the Three Rivers Conference football playoff game Friday.

    The Wildcats came back from a 16-0 deficit to tie the game. After Wabash returned a fumble for a touchdown, Reed scored early in the fourth quarter to retie the contest.
  • Triton Beats Winamac; Secures Winning Season
    Max Slusser ran for 120 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and James Snyder had a touchdown passing and another on the ground for Triton in its 36-19 Hoosier North Athletic Conference football win Friday at Winamac.

    The win was the sixth for Triton, assuring the Trojans of their first winning season since 2008. The victory also secured sole possession of third place in the conference.
  • Edgewod Wins 8th Grade Volleyball Title
    The Edgewood Lady Tigers eighth grade volleyball team won the NELMSC tournament earlier this week, beating Lakeview 25-24, 25-18 for the title.
  • North Miami Sets Tone Early In Win Over Valley
    AKRON – It didn’t take the North Miami Warriors long to figure out what was working Friday night.
  • DUNLAP – If all that counted was the last 44-1/2 minutes of the football game, Warsaw would have pulled off its second upset of a ranked team in as many weeks.
  • Lady Lancers Split Pair Of Tourney Matches
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grace College’s volleyball team started the Cornerstone Tournament by splitting a pair of matches on Friday.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – With sectional play just a week away, the Manchester Squires were looking for some momentum.
  • DUNLAP – The final score shows that Warsaw’s volleyball team swept Elkhart Memorial in Thursday’s Class 4A sectional opener at Concord High School.
  • Lady Vikings Fall To Fairfield
    NAPPANEE – Heart and desire took Tippecanoe Valley to a 22-win volleyball season this year. But Fairfield had the same elements, and added some height to their mix.
  • West Noble Charges Past Wawasee
    NAPPANEE – West Noble had a one-two punch that Wawasee could not overcome in the Lady Chargers’ 25-18, 25-13, 25-20 volleyball victory over the Lady Warriors in the opening round of the 3A NorthWood Sectional Thursday night.
  • Whitko Season Ends
    Alicia Sikora had 25 assists and 13 digs, with Kristina Slater adding 14 digs, five kills and an ace for Whitko in its season-ending 25-13, 25-19, 26-24 volleyball loss to Wabash in the 2A Rochester Sectional Thursday.
  • Manchester Volleyball Advances In Sectional Play
    Anna Osbourne had six kills and an ace, and Eva Bazzoni had five kills for Manchester in its 25-16, 25-18, 25-21 volleyball win over Cass in the opening round of the 2A Rochester Sectional Thursday night.
  • Area Sports Briefs
    Dunes Volleyball Holding Tryouts; Valley Fall Athletic Awards Oct. 30; Tiger Booster Club Selling Ads; Homes For Haiti Run Oct. 28; Wildcats Hoops Fundraiser Nov. 4
  • Elliott Foundation Golf Outing Held
    The second-annual Tony Elliott Foundation charity golf scramble was held recently at the Tippecanoe Lake Country Club. The event included golf as well as a lunch, cocktail reception and silent auction.

     There were a total of 23 foursomes competing for a Warsaw Cut Glass custom trophy and other prizes. The winning four-person team consisted of Murray Bartel, Nick Anglemyer, Mike LaLonde and Dan Conti.
  • Grace College Roundup: Lancers Rally, Beat IWU
    WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s men’s soccer team treated the fans at 1st Source Bank Field to an exhilarating 3-2 victory over Indiana Wesleyan University on Wednesday.
  • Area Results
    Seventh Grade Volleyball
  • Area Sports Briefs
    Dunes Volleyball Holding Tryouts; Valley Fall Athletic Awards Oct. 30; Tiger Booster Club Selling Ads; Homes For Haiti Run Oct. 28
  • Lakeview 8th Graders Win Conference VB Tournament
    The Lakeview Lady Tigers eighth grade volleyball team won the NELMSC conference tournament Wednesday night, defeating Milford in the semifinals and earning a 25-17, 25-15 win over Plymouth in the title match.

    Kickoff:    7 p.m. Friday in Dunlap
  • Triton Spikers Win Sectional Opener
    CULVER – After Triton won the first two sets of its 1A Culver Community Sectional quarterfinal volleyball match with South Central, the Lady Satellites made the next two sets much more interesting.
  • One of the best part of sports is that it, generally, has no eternal significance.
  • Middle school volleyball
  • Lakeview 7th Grade Football Team Downs Edgeview
  • Moriarty To Return As Valley Assistant Coach
    Tippecanoe Valley football coach Steve Moriarty will return to the team today as an assistant coach after being suspended as head coach last week, according to a statement released by the school corporation late Monday afternoon.

    Jeff Shriver will remain in place as interim head coach.
  • Tiger Booster Club Selling Ads; Homes For Haiti Run Oct. 28; Dunes Volleyball Holding Tryouts
  • Warsaw Boys, Girls Extend Sectional Title Streaks
    CULVER – The wind wasn’t the only thing that blew through the 5K course during Saturday morning’s boys and girls cross country sectional at Culver Academies.
  • Warsaw Kickers Beat Homestead In Sectional Final
    Once Warsaw’s boys soccer team got over the 3A sectional championship jitters, the Tigers controlled much of the match against Homestead, rolling to a 3-0 victory on their home field Saturday afternoon.
  • Whitko Finishes XC Season At Northrop Sectional
    Lady ‘Cats Drop 4 In Tourney Play
  • FORT WAYNE – “Brenna Buhrt happened.”
  • FORT WAYNE – Manchester’s girls soccer team played an up-tempo game all season, so when it took on host Fort Wayne Blackhawk in the 1A sectional title match, the Lady Squires faced a team that liked to run, too.
  • Wawasee’s Griner Wins Sectional; Warrior Teams Advance

    LCA's Parker, Turner Run In Sectional


    Warriors Fall In Boys Soccer Sectional Final

  • Lancers Down Taylor Trojans 3-2 In Men’s Soccer Homecoming Match
    Homecoming Saturday climaxed for Grace College as the Lancers defeated Taylor 3-2.

    The Lancers went ahead 3-0 in the second half and held off a late charge from the Trojans. The win moves the Lancers (5-2-4, 2-0-1 Crossroads League) into second place in the league standings, less than a game behind Spring Arbor for the lead.

    “We had moments of good soccer today, and it’s always important to get a win in conference,” said Grace head coach Matt Hotchkin. “We had a great atmosphere to play in front of, so thanks to all the fans, alumni and friends for coming out to support us today.”

    Damon Binkley set the tone for Grace’s offense to start the match. Binkley had three shots in the first three minutes and was set free several times from long passes by Joshua Coupar.

    Grace was patient in its attack and had control of the ball for the majority of the first half. The Lancers’ speed began to gave Taylor fits, eventually leading to the first goal.
  • All-TRC Soccer Teams Announced
    The Three Rivers Conference announced its boys and girls soccer all-conference teams this morning.

    Among schools in the Times-Union coverage area, Manchester had three players named all-conference: senior Kiera Stacy, and juniors Jirni Cripe and Carsyn Howard. Sophomore Julie Dalsager and sophomore Bailey Mooney were honorable mention.
  • Lakeview 7th Graders Win Volleyball Tournament
    The Lakeview seventh-grade volleyball team won its tournament Saturday. The Lady Tigers beat Logansport 25-16, 25-21; Churubusco 22-25, 25-16, 15-3 and Woodside 25-21, 25-21.
  • Lakeview 8th Graders Win Volleyball Tournament
    Lakeview’s eighth-grade volleyball team won its tournament Saturday. The Lady Tigers defeated Logansport 25-17, 25-15; Churbusco 25-7, 25-15 and Woodside 25-8, 25-23.
  • LCA Volleyball Shares “Digging For A Cure” With CastonLakeland Christian Academy’s volleyball team participated in “Digging For A Cure” with host and opponent Caston Thursday. Proceeds from the match went to support cancer research and to help two Lady Comet players’ moms who are fighting the disease.
    Lakeland Christian Academy’s volleyball team participated in “Digging For A Cure” with host and opponent Caston Thursday. Proceeds from the match went to support cancer research and to help two Lady Comet players’ moms who are fighting the disease.
  • Tigers Rally To Beat No. 7 NorthWood
    Warsaw football coach Phil Jensen remembers exactly what happened on Oct. 6, 2000.
  • Squires Get Two-Point Victory Over Zebras
    Hayes Sturtsman threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns for Manchester in its 28-26 Three Rivers Conference football victory over visiting Rochester Friday night.

    The Squires trailed 13-0 after the first quarter and 19-14 at intermission. Manchester took the lead in the third quarter and expanded the lead to 28-19 with a touchdown in the final period.
  • Trojans Fall In HNAC Game
    In a battle for second place in the Hoosier North Athletic Conference, Knox rolled to a 35-7 win over visiting Triton Friday night.

    Max Slusser ran for 61 yards and a touchdown for the Trojans.
  • WABASH – It would be easy to look at the statistics from Tippecanoe Valley’s 30-29 Three Rivers Conference football loss at Wabash and ask how in the world did that happen?
  • Norse Cruise Past Whitko
    Northfield scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and four more in the second period en route to a 64-6 Three Rivers Conference win over visiting Whitko Friday night.
  • SYRACUSE – It would have been easy for Wawasee to pack it in already this football season.
  • Lady Lancers Run Best Race Of The Year At Bethel Invitational
    Grace College’s cross country team competed at the Bethel Invitational on Friday.

    The race, held at St. Patrick’s Park, was filled with familiar opponents including six other schools from the Crossroads League. Friday evening’s meet was highlighted by warm, humid weather on a wide open course.

    The women had their best race of the year with the top-five runners only 46 seconds apart.

    Aubrey Breininger, Liz Fox and Suzanne Sickafoose all had personal records, and McCalah Mast and Karla Singer finished with season-best times.
  • Lady Tigers Score Commanding Win Over Generals
    FORT WAYNE – Though playing the Generals, it was the Lady Tigers who were in full command Thursday night.
  • WATERFORD MILLS – Lakeland Christian Academy never found the groove it was looking for in Thursday’s girls soccer sectional semifinal game with Westview.
  • High School Roundup – Oct. 5
    Lady Tigers Hand Concord First NLC Volleyball Loss; Triton Down South Central; Valley Sweeps Southwood; Manchester Falls In 3 Sets; Wawasee Closes With Loss; LCA Falls At Caston; Lady Squires Soccer Advances; Wawasee Eliminated
  • Warsaw Hoops Schedules Released
    The schedules for the 2017-18 Warsaw Community High School Lady Tiger and Tiger Basketball teams have been released.

    The girls begin their first season under coach Lenny Krebs Nov. 4, with a road trip to Fort Wayne Luers. Their home-opener will be against Manchester on Nov. 8 at the Tiger Den.

    There is one new opponent on the Lady Tigers’ schedule this season: Defending 4A State Champion Homestead will be in the Tiger Den on Jan. 19.

    The 40th Lady Tiger Tournament will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 27, with Perry Meridian, Chesterton and Mishawaka competing for the title.
  • Wildcats’ Boys Tennis Awards Presented
    Whitko presented its boys tennis awards this week.
  • Area Results
    Freshman football, middle school volleyball
  • Tigers Fall In Tennis Regional Final
    CULVER – Though the team’s fate had already been decided, Warsaw senior Colton Lind continued to battle.
  • Warriors Blank NorthWood In Sectional Semifinal
    SYRACUSE – After a winless Northern Lakes Conference season, Wawasee’s boys soccer team beat fellow NLC member NorthWood 2-0 in the 2A Wawasee Sectional semifinals at Warrior Field Wednesday evening.
  • Warsaw earned a 3-0 boys soccer sectional semifinal win over Huntington North Wednesday. But the gap could have, and according to Tiger coach Frank Courtois it should have been, a greater margin of victory.
  • High School Roundup – Oct. 4
    Tippecanoe Valley Volleyball Sweeps Whitko In TRC Play; Manchester, Valley Boys Soccer Teams Eliminated; LCA Has Sectional Game Slip Away
  • Area Results
    Middle school football, volleyball
  • Grace Outshoots But Falls To No. 17 Marian
    Grace’s women’s soccer team narrowly lost a 2-1 game to No. 17 Marian on Wednesday.

    The Lady Lancers (3-5-3, 0-2 Crossroads League) had more shots than Marian by the count of 14-11, but Grace was unable to pull off the upset of the Knights (9-2, 2-0 CL).

    All three goals were scored in an eight-minute span late in the first half. Marian struck first in the 31st minute, capitalizing off a defensive error by Grace to go ahead.

    Grace had an immediate response three minutes later. Autumn Raulerson dribbled past a defender along the right endline. She then placed a perfect pass into the center of the penalty box to Corinne Villalobos, who finished calmly for the equalizer.
  • Valley Releases Statement On Moriarty Suspension
    Wednesday evening the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation released the following statement regarding the suspension of head football coach Steve Moriarty:

    “Tippecanoe Valley High School’s head football coach is suspended indefinitely due to an incident that happened in the locker room during the Sept. 29 football game against Rochester High School.