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

Wawasee Edges Out Manchester 2-1 In Pitcher’s Duel

Runs were scarce on Friday night as the Wawasee and Manchester softball teams met in Syracuse. Both team’s starting pitchers turned in outstanding performances to keep things tight the entire way. In the end, the two runs scored by the Lady Warriors in the first two innings would be enough …

Local High School Sports Recaps For Tuesday, April 9

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

Brooks Strikes Out Eleven As Wawasee Beats Whitko

Tuesday night’s nonconference game between Whitko and Wawasee had a little bit of everything. Terrific pitching, timely hitting, and a game that was in the balance until the final pitch was thrown. In the end, the pitching of the Warriors was too much, as the visitors struck out 15 Wildcats …

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 …

Wawasee Falls To Lakeland 55-53 In Sectional Opener

The only area team to begin sectional play on Tuesday night, the Wawasee boys basketball team began its playoff journey against host school Lakeland in the opening round of IHSAA 3A Sectional 20. Warrior fans have become accustomed to seeing their team compete in close games and this one was …

Wawasee Very Familiar With Close Contests As They Enter Sectional Week

Followers of Wawasee basketball know this about the 2023-24 Warriors: Their games are usually close.

Chip Shots: What February Brings

The only two sunny mornings we had in quite a while in Warsaw were February 1 and February 2, the latter being Groundhog Day. With all the miserable variations of winter’s climatic offerings, it’s only fitting the sun would be out long enough for a corpulent rodent to see its …

All Hands Finally On-Deck At Wawasee As Sectionals Tip Off

Wawasee used the same starting combination throughout the 2022-23 girls basketball season. The same has not been true in 2023-24 with some players missing time for various reasons.

Lady Tigers Win Third Straight NLC Crown On Busy Tuesday

Recaps from Tuesday's night of boys and girls basketball

Tippy Valley Celebrates Seniors With Win Over Wawasee

No matter the size of the school, no matter where it’s located, senior athletes will be honored in their final home game of the season. For the Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball team, that day was Tuesday, as the five Lady Viking seniors were honored before taking Rita Price-Simpson court for …

Local High School Sports Recaps For Saturday, January 20

Boys and Girls Basketball