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  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 24
    Wawasee Battles For Conference Win Over Pilgrims; Squires rally for road win; Trojans win tourney consolation game; Vikings fall at Southwood; plus results from Thursday.



  • Fast Start Lets Tigers Cruise To Win Over Minutemen
    Concord played visiting Warsaw even on the scoreboard in the second half Friday in a Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball contest.

    The Tigers (10-3, 3-1) built a large lead and wound up putting the Minutemen (1-10, 0-4) away, 56-36.
  • Warsaw’s Murphy Bound For Olympic Marathon Trials
    Robert Murphy was an accomplished runner in high school and college at distances from 800 to 10,000 meters.

    He now races much longer and is also good at that.

    How good? By clocking a chip/net time of 2 hours, 18 minutes, 58 seconds Sunday,  at the Houston Marathon (26.2 miles), Warsaw’s Murphy qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials Feb. 29 in Atlanta.
  • Warsaw Bowling Teams Season Nearly Complete
    Warsaw Community High School’s bowling team recently completed its season. The boys team won the Wabacanoe Conference champions, and the Lady Tigers were the conference runner-up. Brooklyn Slone was the sectional runner-up in singles, finished sixth at the Crawfordsville Regional and will compete in the South Bend Semistate Saturday. Hunter Jackson also advanced to the regional.
  • Local Sports Recaps For Jan. 21
    Lady Tigers Fall To Class 4A No. 3 Homestead In Tiger Den; Lady Vikings Victorious; LCA Girls Fall In Road Game; Cougars Drop Close Game, and more!
  • Lady Warriors In Control Throughout Victory Over Whitko
    Wawasee defeated Whitko 58-12 Tuesday night, resulting in the largest margin of victory for the Warrior girls basketball team this season.

    Led by sophomore Emily Haines, Wawasee found their shooting touch early. Haines, responsible for a career-high 19 points on the night, helped her teammates end a five-game slide by holding Whitko to just six points per half.
  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 17
    Trio Of Vikings Find Double Figures In TRC Win Over Rochester
  • Second-Half Surge Lifts Warsaw Over Goshen
    As the temperatures and snow fell outside Friday night, Warsaw’s varsity boys basketball team heated up inside the Tiger Den.

    In a 49-39 Northern Lakes Conference win over the Goshen RedHawks, Warsaw went from shooting 44 percent in the first half to making 59 percent of its attempts in the second half, improving to 9-3 overall and 2-1 in league play.

    To the contrary, the RedHawks shot 44 percent from the field in the first half, but just 31 percent over the final two quarters, as they fell to 7-4 overall and 1-2 in the NLC standings.
  • Spring Arbor’s Marandet Named To Bevo Francis Award Watch List
    Warsaw Community High School alum and Spring Arbor University senior Paul Marandet has been named to the Top 100 Watch List for the 2019-20 Bevo Francis Award presented to the top player in Small College Basketball, awarded by SmallCollege-Basketball.com. The honor is awarded to a deserving player whose university is affiliated within NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA.
  • Local sports Recaps for Jan. 16
    Wawasee Wrestlers Easily Handle St. Joseph Indians; Tigers Trim RedHawks; Squires Sweep Trojans; Wildcats Fall To LPC
  • Sanner, Harrison Lead Lady Tigers To Win
    Teams in all sports know to feed the ball to the player with the hot hand, and Warsaw’s Lady Tigers did just that in their 66-30 win over Elkhart Memorial in the final Northern Lakes Conference girls basketball matchup between the two schools.
  • Local Recaps for Jan 15
    Lady Squires Drop Tight Three Rivers Conference Game At Peru; Recaps from Tuesday
  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 14
    Warsaw Gets Conference Wrestling Win Over Minutemen; Warriors fall to Eagles and more
  • Lady Tigers Hold Off Northridge For Conference Win
    Warsaw’s latest girls basketball victory came with comebacks.

    The Tigers climbed out of a 9-0 hole in the first quarter and watched a 20-point lead in the fourth period shrink to four before securing a 62-55 Northern Lakes Conference triumph against Northridge.
  • Area School Sports Recaps For Jan. 12
    Tippecanoe Valley Comes From Behind To Beat Plymouth; Trojans Cruise To Win; LCA Falls To Tri-Central; Panthers Handle Wawasee; Dragons Down Cougars; N. Miami Bests Manchester; Zebras Defeat Wildcats; Manchester’s Clifford Advances To IHSGW?Finals; Squires Narrowly Win East Noble Invitational; Vikings Win Guerin Catholic Invitational and more ...
  • Tiger Comeback Bid Falls Short
    A game of streaks, beginning with a 10-0 Northridge first quarter run had Warsaw Tigers down 17-5 in first quarter at Northridge High School’s intimate but noisy gym.

    Although the Tigers made three impressive runs in the beginning of the second and third quarters, that early hurdle was hard to clear. The Tigers fell to 8-3 overall an 1-1 in the Northern Lakes Conference in a 59-55 loss to the Northridge Raiders.
  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 10
    Vikings Roll Past Northfield In Three Rivers Conference Rout; Squires Balanced In Victory; Falcons Roll Past Triton plus recaps from Thursday.



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  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 9
    Warrior Wrestlers Defeat NorthWood In Conference Match; Carroll Gymnasts Edge Wawasee In Home Opener, plus results from Tuesday
  • Tigers Fade Late In Loss To Culver Academies
    Warsaw started off red hot, but turned cold about the same time Culver Academies got hot. The visiting Eagles had just a little more in the tank to turn a tie game after three quarters into a 55-47 win at the Tiger Den Tuesday night.

    The Tigers bolted out to a quick 8-0 lead in the first 3-1/2 minutes of the game, getting a trey and a jumper from Bishop Walters with a Wyatt Amiss three-pointer sandwiched in between. But the Eagles wasted little time getting into the swing to things. Culver cut the Warsaw lead to two by the end of the period, and that's when the fun began.
  • Mevis, 6 Vikings Among AP Football Honorees
    Warsaw Community High School graduate and University of Missouri kicker Harrison Mevis was named to the Associated Press Indiana Class 6A All-State football team Friday.

    Tippecanoe Valley's Wes Melanson, Jace Potter, Johnny Gonsalez, Jaden Conley and Jaden Potter were Honorable Mention on the Class 3A team.

    The complete list of honorees appears on page 3B
  • League Announces Athletes Of The Week
    The Crossroads League Athletes of the Week were announced on Monday, recognizing the top athletes from December 30 through January 5. Sports Information Directors from the league nominate student-athletes for the award and vote on each week’s winners.
  • Warsaw Wins Consolation Game Of Lady Tiger Tourney
    In more ways than one, the Warsaw Lady Tigers split their two games in Saturday’s 42nd annual Lady Tiger Tournament.

    What third-year Warsaw head coach Lenny Krebs was looking for out of his team was a good start and a great finish.
  • Indiana Wesleyan junior and Warsaw alum Kyle Mangas scored the 2,000th point of his college career Saturday night in the Wildcats’ 107-102 win over ninth-ranked and previously unbeaten Bethel University.
  • ‘Gritty Effort,’ Comeback Takes Tigers Past Valparaiso
    In their first game since Dec. 21, the Warsaw Tigers boys basketball team defeated a tall, physical Valparaiso team Friday night 43-40 in a game that went down to the buzzer.

    Valparaiso’s superior size and length gave Warsaw fits throughout the opening half. They repeatedly fed the post, and in particular 6-foot-6 junior Cooper Jones, who had eight points off post-ups in the first half. Their length also resulted in numerous Warsaw turnovers, especially when trying to kick the ball out of the post.
  • High School Sports Recaps for Jan. 3
    Wawasee Downs Garrett, Lighthouse CPA To Win Tourney; LCA Boys Drop Pair; Lady Cougars Sweep, Will Play For Tourney Title; Tiger Swimmers Clip Eagles
  • Three Warriors and a Tiger were on the podium at the 42nd Al Smith Classic wrestling tournament.

    The 32-team event which draws top teams and individuals from across Indiana concluded its two-day run Saturday at Mishawaka High School.

    Wawasee’s Jace Alexander (third at 126 pounds), Logan Stuckman (fifth at 106) and Dylan Tom (sixth at 120) led the way for the Frank Bumgardner-coached Warriors.
  • Warsaw Opens NLC Play With Win Over Warriors
    In each team’s first Northern Lakes Confer-ence matchup of the season, the Warsaw Tigers boys basketball team defeated the Wawasee Warriors 54-36 at home Friday night.

    Despite a spirited defensive game from the Warriors, a high-percentage shooting night from inside the arc – 16 of 21 – kept the Tigers on top for all but a few moments in the first quarter.
  • Area School Sports Recaps For Dec. 20
    Triton Never Seriously Challenged In Victory At Winamac
  • Grace To Host HS Boys’ Basketball Tournament On Saturday
    Grace College will host the third annual boys’ basketball Champions of Character Classic on Saturday.

    Ten teams will descend on the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center for the classic. The five-game classic will tip off at 1:30 p.m.

    Tickets for the day are $10 at the door. No tickets will be sold in advance.
  • Balance and depth.

    The two things veteran coach Doug Ogle thought would be the strength of his Warsaw boys basketball team have led the Tigers to a 5-1 record, despite not playing a game yet with a full roster.

    Warsaw’s latest victory came in the form of a 50-38 win Saturday night over the visiting Crown Point Bulldogs.
  • Triton Lady Trojans Come From Behind, Hold Off Caston, plus girls and boys basketball, swimming, wrestling.
  • Manchester Girls Down Whitko In TRC?Basketball
    Visiting Manchester opened a 10-point lead after the first quarter in its Three Rivers Conference girls basketball game at Whitko, and went on to a 47-26 victory Friday night.
  • Tigers Take 10-Point Road Win
    After a long road trip, the Warsaw Tigers boys basketball team defeated the Lake Central Indians 71-61 in non-conference play.

    The Tigers shot 59% from the field and 57% from three-point land, led by Blake Marsh (10-of-13 for 24 points) and Wyatt Amiss (six-of-eight for 19 points, including five-of-seven from deep).
  • WCHS Announces Ryan Burgher As Head Boys Soccer Coach
    Warsaw Community High School officially announced Friday its choice, Ryan Burgher, for the new head boys soccer coach, pending school board approval in January.
  • High School Sports Recaps For Dec. 13
    Lady Vikings Roll To Three Rivers Conference Win At N. Miami; RedHawks Double Up Wawasee In NLC Contest; Big 4th Quarter Propels Pioneer Past Triton; Cougars Drop Home Game
  • Warsaw Boys Hold Off Huntington North
    Things got interesting down the stretch, but for the most part of Saturday’s varsity boys basketball game against Huntington North the Warsaw Tigers were in complete control.
  • High School Sports Recaps For Dec. 7
    Warrior Boys Basketball Earns Victory At West Noble; Cougars Down Marines; Wildcats Fall At Bellmont; LCA Girls Hoops Roll; Lady Vikings Cruise; Lady Squires Fall; Valley 3rd At  Maconaquah Invite; Squires Go 3-2 In Wabash County Meet, Warsaw Swimming invitational results
  • Tigers Fall To No. 7 Homestead In Home Opener
    Doug Ogle’s fears played out Friday night in a 70-51 loss to Class 4A No. 7 Homestead.

    The 18th-year Warsaw boys basketball head coach feared the Spartans’ physicality, athleticism and length would result in a big advantage on the boards, and that’s exactly what happened.
  • High School Sports Recaps For Dec. 6
    Squires Rally Late For Win At Wawasee’s Hardwood TeePee; LCA Wins In Double OT; Lady Cougars Fall; Vikings Fall On The Road; Panthers Roll Past Trojans, Thursday night results
  • NorthWood Dominates Boards, Downs Lady Tigers
    On a night where the opposition grabbed more offensive rebounds than they grabbed total rebounds, the Warsaw Lady Tigers basketball team fell to NorthWood 38-43. The loss was their fifth straight, pushing them a game under .500 on the season.
  • Coon, Marsh Lead Tigers To Win In Last Visit To Weeks Gymnasium
    The Warsaw Tigers were victorious Saturday night in their final trip to Columbia City’s Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium.

    Seniors Jaylen Coon and Blake Marsh made sure of it, combining for 35 points in the Tigers’ 55-48 win over the Eagles.
  • Warsaw Girls Fall To Class 4A No. 5 Fishers
    In a mid-afternoon varsity girls basketball game between Warsaw and Class 4A No. 5 Fishers, the Lady Tigers turned in a rather dominating performance over the final three quarters Saturday.
  • High School Sports Recaps For Nov. 30
    Tippecanoe Valley Splits In Thanksgiving Classic
  • After Court Dedication, Warsaw Rolls Past Vikes In Season Opener
    For two quarters of Wednesday night’s high school boys basketball season opener, the Warsaw Tigers and Tippecanoe Valley Vikings were even on the scoreboard.

    The other two quarters … not so much, as the Tigers dominated the middle quarters en route to a 61-37 win on a night Valley officially dedicated its court in honor of longtime broadcaster and popular community figure Rita Price Simpson.
  • Linky’s Journey Takes Him From Deaf Slave To Tiger Wrestler
    Real adversity meets opportunity.

    That’s the story of Jacob Linky.

    The wrestling room at Warsaw Community High School is filled with pulsing music and coaches barking instructions as more than three dozen Tigers get after it.
  • Ogle Hopes Grid Success Carries Over To Hardwood
    Nearly half of Warsaw’s varsity boys basketball team was part of the Tigers’ first sectional championship in football earlier this month.

    Doug Ogle, entering his 18th season as Warsaw’s hoops coach, hopes that gridiron success carries over to the hardwood.
  • Tigers, Warriors Both Go 5-0 At Warsaw Invitational; Tiger GBB Drop A Pair In Duneland/NLC Shootout; Lady Squires Defeated, Lady Cougars Fall
  • Warsaw Lifts Lid On 2019-20 Campaign
    As Warsaw continues to build its culture and hone its high school wrestling skills, the Tigers will debut to the public with the 2019-20 season-opening eight-team Warsaw Invitational.
  • After Slow Start, Warsaw Rolls To Not-So-Pretty Rout
    There are those who wax poetic to profess great affection for the game of basketball.

    Wednesday night’s game at the Tiger Den is not exactly the thing of beauty those folks think about while expressing that affection.
  • Sanner Tabbed As Athlete Of The Week
    After scoring 11 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in Warsaw’s first two games, Abby Sanner came off the bench to record 21 points and gather 16 rebounds in the Lady Tigers’ win at Tippecanoe Valley Saturday.

    For that effort, Sanner has been named the Times-Union Athlete of the Week for Nov. 11-16.
  • 5 Tigers, 2 Warriors Named All-NLC
    Five Warsaw Tigers and two Wawasee Warriors were named to the Northern Lakes All-Conference football team Wednesday.
  • Coaches, AD’s Keys to Success In High School Sports
    This fall, one school canceled the remainder of its football season after reports of hazing surfaced. There have been several incidents of high school student-athletes using racial slurs against members of the opposing teams.
  • Grace To Host Star-Studded HS Tournament
    Ten elite high school teams will converge at the five-game classic, held at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.
  • Sanner’s Double-Double Lifts Lady Tigers Over Valley
    Though Warsaw sophomore Abby Sanner is listed on the roster as 6-foot-2, Tippecanoe Valley coach Chris Kindig joked Saturday night that 6-5 may have been more accurate.
  • Warsaw Football Season Ends With Regional Loss
    Warsaw’s football bar was set high by the past two senior classes.

    That’s how Tigers head coach Bart Curtis assessed the aftermath of a 42-28 IHSAA Class 6A regional championship game loss at Merrillville that put an end to the 2019 season.