Local High School Sports Recaps For Monday, April 15

Baseball and Softball

Warsaw Hands Wawasee First Loss 8-1 In NLC Opener

Cross-county rivals Warsaw and Wawasee met Monday evening at Tiger Field for the Northern Lakes Conference opener for both squads. While the Warriors would strike first, it would be Warsaw with the last laugh, scoring runs in each of the final four innings to win 8-2.

Local High School Sports Recaps For Saturday, April 13

Baseball, Softball, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis

Tiger Offense Scores Eight In The Third, Beats Tippy Valley

Playing in front of their home crowd for the first time in 2024, the Warsaw baseball team had an offensive day to remember against Tippecanoe Valley on Wednesday night. Using an eight-run third inning, the Tigers were able to cruise to an 11-0 victory in five innings.

Local High School Sports Recaps For Tuesday, April 9

Baseball, Softball, Girls Track and Field, Boys Golf and Girls Tennis

Betten’s Standout Season Earns Him Player Of The Year Honors

Bursting onto the scene as a freshman three years ago, Manchester junior forward Gavin Betten has gotten better in each year of his high school career. This season was his best yet, as the big man averaged a double-double, led the Squires in almost every major statistic and was a …

Brooke Winchester Wins Times-Union Girls Player Of The Year

A scorer that can get it done down low as well as at the three point line. A prolific rebounder that nearly averaged a double-double for the season. One of the leaders on a team that went undefeated in the Northern Lakes Conference for the third straight campaign. These are …

Tigers Run Out Of Gas In Regional Overtime Loss

A game of streaks between two championship caliber basketball teams usually ends when one team’s late run wears out the opponent to pull away with a victory whose margin of victory makes the win look far more convincing than it was.

Blood + Sweat + Tears = A Warsaw Tigers Sectional Title

Blood, Sweat, and Tears – a band whose music was at its greatest popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s – would have been a fitting form of halftime entertainment at Elkhart’s Hoosier basketball temple, North Side Gymnasium. The Warsaw Tigers boys’ basketball team captured its 41st sectional title …

Warsaw Downs Concord For Spot In Sectional Title Game

Fans of Warsaw boys basketball have been waiting quite some time to see their team win a sectional basketball game, with the team’s last postseason victory coming in 2020. Using a fast start and never looking back, this year’s Tigers put that wait to bed in the semifinal game of …

Tigers Hoping Road, Close Game Success Translates To Sectional Gold

Heading into the extremely competitive tournament that is IHSAA 4A Sectional 4, the Warsaw Tigers (17-5, 4-3 NLC) have plenty of reasons to be confident about their chances. They’re 4-1 against the sectional field. The team is one of four teams in the tournament to boast at least 15 wins.

Chip Shots: An Irish Goodbye

I attended, for the first time, the fourth annual We Are Tigers auction Thursday evening. I’ve had schedule conflicts in prior years, and an unexpected opening in my calendar afforded Shawna and me some time to attend.

The Penalty Box: A Late Winter Carry-In

I feel very unfocused this week. It happens almost every year at about this time. There are lots of reasons for it, and I won’t bore you with the details. Why it matters to you is that you get a column with several different topics today.

Warsaw Uses Big Second Quarter To Down Tippy Valley

After being shocked by a last-second shot in a loss to Tippecanoe Valley at the Tiger Den last season, the Warsaw boys basketball team had the opportunity to return the favor on Tuesday night, heading to Akron for another edition of the Warsaw-Valley rivalry. The Tigers went up big in …

Warsaw Dispatches Northrop To Win Final Home Game

Playing in front of a home crowd at the Tiger Den for the final time in the 2023-24 season, the Warsaw boys basketball team went out with a bang on Tuesday night, crushing Fort Wayne Northrop 74-21 to send their supporters home happy for one final time this season. The …