Local High School Sports Recaps For Saturday, December 10

Boys and Girls Basketball

Chip Shots: Before The Season Gets Busy

Many folks have something to say about the recent College Football Playoff selection results. I simply believe it’s testimony to why expansion is viable and will be in place next year.

Whitko Offense Explodes In 67-58  Win Over Manchester

Both the Whitko and Manchester girls basketball teams went into Friday night’s Three Rivers Conference showdown with six wins, two of them in the TRC. Only one team would leave with a seventh win as well as bragging rights. That team would be Whitko, as the team used a massive …

No. 1 Grace Stays Perfect With Win Over Wolverines

The undefeated start to the season continued for No. 1 Grace on Wednesday.

Can Connor Cover? Life Isn’t Fair, But At Least Godzilla Is Awesome

A few months ago, my colleague Roger Grossman dedicated his column to Tippecanoe Valley football after the sectional draw paired the undefeated Vikings with eventual state champions Bishop Chatard in the first round of the IHSAA playoffs.

Tippy Valley’s Strong Defense Earns Win Over Triton

Riding a three-game winning streak heading into Wednesday’s game against Triton at the Trojan Trench, the Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball team used pressure-packed defense and a balanced scoring attack to extend the streak to four with a 49-32 win over the Lady Trojans.

Triton Cruises To 63-17 Win Over Lakeland Christian

The undefeated Triton boys basketball team and the winless Lakeland Christian side came into Tuesday night’s contest with different goals in mind. One side wanted to keep a streak going, the other trying to desperately end a streak of their own. In the end, it would be the Trojans keeping …

Local High School Sports Recaps For Saturday, December 2

Boys and Girls Basketball

National Champs! Grace Spikers Claim 2023 NCCAA Crown

Grace’s volleyball team completed a week to remember on Saturday.

Chip Shots: Post Holiday Mishmash Nosh

Thanksgiving meals from November 23 have morphed – over this past week – into variations of combined leftovers for dinners, midnight snacks, and packed lunches for school and work.

Resilient Tigers Battle Back To Defeat Homestead

Earning a win over Columbia City in the season opener on Saturday, the Warsaw boys basketball team had to wait six days to play its second contest, the home opener against Homestead at the Tiger Den on Friday night. After battling back from multiple double-digit deficits and a nine-point disadvantage …

Wawasee Turns Defense Into Offense In Win Over ECA

While the leading scorer for Wawasee girls basketball changes nearly every night, there has been one constant for the Lady Warriors in the early season: winning.

Lancers Flex Their Muscles On Opening Day Of NCCAA Nationals

Grace’s volleyball team kicked off its appearance at the 2023 NCCAA National Championships with a pair of sweeps on Wednesday.

Can Connor Cover? The Disappointments Of Snow And Napoleon

I hope each and every one of you had happy and healthy Thanksgivings. To readers of our website, I hope you enjoyed last week’s online-only edition of the column.

Late Triton Comeback Leads To Overtime Win Over LaVille

After an up and down start to the season in nonconference play, the Triton girls basketball team had a chance to start over again on Wednesday night, hosting LaVille at the Trojan Trench for the team’s Hoosier North Athletic Conference opener. It wasn’t pretty for a good chunk of the …