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  • Volleyball Sectionals Begin With Sweeps By Tipp Valley, Wawasee
    Tippecanoe Valley defeated Jimtown 3-0 in round 1 of the IHSAA Class 3A Sectional volleyball tournament.. 25-17, 25-18, 25-17.
  • HS Football Sectional Pairings Announced
    Warsaw drew a home date against No. 11-ranked Carroll when the IHSAA conducted the blind draw for its 48th annual state football tournament Thursday night.
  • Warsaw (6-1, 5-0 NLC) at NorthWood (2-3, 2-2); Manchester (2-5, 2-4 TRC) at Tippecanoe Valley (5-2, 5-1); Wawasee (2-5, 0-5 NLC) at Mishawaka (3-3, 3-1); Knox (3-4, 2-2 HNAC) at Triton (3-3, 2-2); Northfield (4-4, 4-2 TRC) at Whitko (4-3, 3-3)

  • Sectional VB Pairings Announced
    Besides shooting for a perfect Northern Lakes Conference volleyball season when it hosts Concord on Thursday night — Warsaw will get a bye when it hosts a Class 4A sectional next week.

    Pairings for the 49th annual state tournament were drawn Sunday evening by the IHSAA.
  • Warsaw Wins 9th Straight Boys Tennis Sectional Title
    Warsaw ran its streak of boys tennis sectional titles to nine straight after a 4-1 win over Wawasee Saturday morning in a final much more competitive than the final score might indicate.
  • Warsaw Retains “W” Trophy With Win At Wawasee
    Warsaw overcame errors early in the contest that permitted host Wawasee to take a 10-7 lead into the second quarter. But the Tigers scored the next 28 points and rolled to a 42-17 Northern Lakes Conference football win over the Warriors Friday night.
  • Miscues Costly In Warriors’ Road Loss
    The Wawasee football team continued their rough patch of games on Friday night in a loss to previously winless Plymouth in Northern Lakes Conference play. Despite quarterback Parker Young’s dissection of the Rockies’ secondary, the Warrior offense was unable to score until the fourth quarter, dropping their fourth game in a row 37-12.
  • Local sports recaps for Sept. 21
    Manchester Gets TRC?Girls Soccer Win Over Rochester; Unified Football sectional bracket, and more!
  • Warsaw, Valley, Wawasee’s Cripe Advance To Golf Regional
    NorthWood dominated Saturday’s high school girls golf sectional at Stonehenge in a big way.

    In the survive and advance world of the postseason, however, the Warsaw Lady Tigers, Tippecanoe Valley Lady Vikings and Wawasee’s Taylor Cripe had reason to smile.
  • Football Recaps for Sept. 18
    Vikings Explode In Second Quarter, Rout Rochester plus other TRC games; Panthers Blank Warriors
  • Previews of all six high school football games in the Times-Union readership area.
  • Recaps for Sept. 15
    Lakeland Christian Boys, Culver Community Play To Draw; Triton VB Postponed and more!
  • Warsaw Golfers Solidify 3rd Place Finish; Warriors 6th
    There was no change among the top two girls golf teams in the Northern Lakes Conference.

    The Warsaw Lady Tigers, on the other hand, were able to break a three-way tie in the regular season standings and solidify a third-place overall finish with their effort in Saturday’s eight-team conference tournament at South Shore Golf Club.
  • Local sports Recaps for Sept. 11
    Tippecanoe Valley Rolls To Big TRC Victory Over N. Miami; Braves Score Last In Win Over Whitko; Lions Roar Past Triton; Wawasee-Concord Suspended; Lakeland Christian Girls Soccer Falls To South Bend Trinity
  • Recaps for Sept. 10
    Lakeland Christian Boys Soccer Falls In Clash Of Ranked Squads; Warriors Trim Lakers; Eastbrook Doubles Up Manchester; Valley Splits In TRC Golf; Wawasee Edges Fremont; Raiders Sweep Warriors
  • Sports Recaps for Sept. 9
    3-Set Win At No. 1 Singles Gives Wawasee Tennis A Win Over West Noble; Wawasee Golf Falls To Eagles; Vikings Best Squires
  • Sports Recaps for Sept. 8
    Tippecanoe Valley Gets First Soccer Win In A Rout; Blackhawk, LCA Draw; No. 11 Panthers Down Wawasee; Wildcats Sweep Tigers; plus boys tennis,m girls golf and middle school results.
  • Raider Defense Domnates In Win Over Wawasee
    Coming off two straight shutout wins, the Wawasee football team was unable to overcome Northridge Friday night as they fell 20-0 to the visiting team. Although the Warrior defense showed the same unyielding resolve it had the first two weeks of the season, the offense was unable to put together any scoring drives against the stout Raider defense, which has given up no points on the year thus far.
  • Wawasee Girls Soccer Upends Lakeland Christian
    Wawasee got goals from Rileigh Atwood and McKenzie Long in its 2-1 non-conference girls soccer win at Lakeland Christian Academy Thursday.
  • Local sports recaps for Sept. 3
    Valley Soccer Falls To Maconaquah In Overtime; Warrior VB Falls To Plymouth and more!
  • HS Football Scouting Reports for Week 3
    Warsaw at Plymouth; Northridge at Wawasee; Manchester at Wabash; Peru at Tippecanoe Valley; Whitko at Rochester and Triton at Caston
  • Area Sports Recaps for Sept. 2
    Warriors Earn Split In Conference Girls Golf Match, plus middle school volleyball and a bunch of state stuff from Tuesday.
  • Local Sports Recaps for Sept. 1
    Garriott Has A Goal And An Assist In Manchester’s Road Win; LCA Gets Road Win; Wawasee Downs Whitko; Whitko G. Golf Wins Twice; and more!
  • Sports Recaps for Aug. 31
    Wawasee Girls Golf Picks Up Two Non-Conference Wins, Triton Competes In 4-Way Girls Golf Match, plus JV volleyball and middle school scores.
  • Local sports recaps for Aug. 30
    Lane’s Hat Trick Propels Lakeland Christian To Win At O-D, plus statistics from other competitions.
  • Wawasee Rolls To 2nd Straight Shutout Win
    In a game where the team’s offense scored 31 points, it was the defense that shone brightest as the Wawasee football team defeated West Noble 31-0 Friday night in a non-conference game.
  • Local sports recaps for Aug. 27
    Lakeland Christian Falls To Bruins In Matchup Of Ranked Teams; Bruins Down Warriors, plus late Wednesday results
  • High School Football Previews For Friday
    Michigan City (1-0) at Warsaw (1-0); West Noble (0-1) at Wawasee (1-0); Bluffton (1-0 overall) at Manchester (1-0); Peru (1-0 overall, 0-0 TRC) at Whitko (1-0, 0-0); Tippecanoe Valley (0-1 overall, 0-0 TRC) at Northfield (0-1, 0-0)
  • Wawasee Rolls Past Lakeland In Season Opener
    Wawasee opened the 2020 football season in convincing fashion Friday, Aug. 21 at Lakeland.

    The Warriors scored on four of five first-half possessions and beat the Lakers 42-0.

    Wawasee quarterback Parker Young completed 10-of-15 passes for 220 yards and four touchdowns. He connected on 8-of-10 for 184 yards in the first half as the visitors built a 28-0 lead.
  • High School Sports Recaps For Aug. 20.
    Warrior Boys Soccer Gets Win At South Bend Riley; Wawasee Splits 3-Way Match; Vikings Beat Bluejays; Late results from Wednesday
  • Warrior Coach Sees Experience, Improvement In Team
    Jon Reutebuch looks to three main reasons he sees for improvement in his Wawasee High School football team in his second season as head coach.

    “We’re excited,” says Reutebuch, who takes his IHSAA Class 4A Warriors into the 2020 season open Friday at Lakeland in LaGrange. “We feel like we have improved line depth and play. That should help us improve on our record from last year (Wawasee went 2-8 overall and 1-6 in the Northern Lakes Conference in 2019).
  • Lady Lancers Basketball Places 8th Academically In NAIA; Warriors Beat Lakers; West Noble Trims Warriors
  • Sports Recaps For August 18
    Lane, McKeever Lead LCA To Boys Soccer Season-Opening Win; Wawasee VB Sweeps Valley; Squires Rebound For TRC?Win; Whitko Downs LCA; Manchester, Triton Compete On The Links
  • Wins In Doubles Play Leads Wawasee To Tennis Win Over Valley; Warrior Girls Golf Defeats West Noble; Viking Girls Golf Beats Bremen, Falls To Pilgrims; Warriors, Lakers Play To A Scoreless Draw; Eagles Blank Squires; Trojans Drop Heartbreaker; Saturday results
  • Along With The IHSAA, Refs Ready For Fall
    If the Indiana High School Athletic Association can remain full speed ahead amid the COVID-19 pandemic in offering a full menu of high school sports this fall — an intention that it declared on Wednesday — then it appears game officials won’t be getting in the way, at least not around the Warsaw area.

    Jimmy Arnett, first-year president of the St. Joseph Valley Officials Association, and Lou Brown, who presides over the Northern Indiana Officials Association, each say there has been minimal opting out for the coming season among their respective memberships.
  • Wawasee’s Leedy To Play Golf At Rose-Hulman
    Wawasee graduate Zach Leedy (front row, center) signed a letter-of-intent Wednesday to continue his academic and golf careers at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, where he will major in mechanical engineering. Leedy is flanked by his parents, Candy (L) and Mike Leedy. On the back row is Wawasee Athletic Director Cory Schutz and Warrior head golf coach Steve Coverstone.
  • NFHS Releases Guidance For State Associations To Consider In Re-Opening HS Athletics, Activities
    The National Federation of State High School Associations has released guidance for its 51 member state high school associations to consider in re-opening high school athletics and other activity programs across the nation.

    The guidance document was developed by the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, a 15-member advisory committee composed of medical doctors, certified athletic trainers, high school coaches and officials, research specialists and state high school association executives that regularly develops position statements related to medical aspects of conducting high school athletics.
  • All-NLC Academic Team Announced
    The Class of 2020 Academic All-Northern Lakes Conference team was announced this week. Winners were:
  • Wawasee Winter Sports Award Winners Announced
    Wawasee recently issued its winter sports awards, highlighting its six varsity sports as well as cheerleading.

    Wawasee’s winter season had girls swimming qualify for four events at the IHSAA State Finals and two of its wrestlers make the IHSAA State Finals along with the team achieving its third consecutive sectional championship. Additionally, one gymnast was used as a baseline scorer at the IHSAA Gymnastics State Finals.
  • HS Wrestling Rules Changes Address Weigh-in Procedures, Hair Length
    As the result of a concerted effort to accommodate the growing number of female wrestlers, the 2020-21 high school wrestling rules changes are headlined by significant adjustments to weigh-in protocol and appropriate hair length requirements.

    The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee met April 5-6 and recommended 11 rules changes to take effect next school year. In accordance with current health safety guidelines, the rules meeting was held in an online format. All rules revisions recommended by the Wrestling Rules Committee were approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.
  • IHSAA Cancels Spring Sports Season
    After Gov. Eric Holcomb’s order Thursday afternoon for all school building in Indiana remain closed for the remander of the academic year, the IHSAA followed by cancelling the spring sports season for 2020.
  • NLC Develops Plan For Revised Spring Sports Schedules
    The Northern Lakes Conference announced Friday different scheduling and seeding formats for what would be an abbreviated spring sports season.
  • Monday was supposed to be the first official day of IHSAA baseball practice.

    Instead, high schools were closed and practices postponed for weeks because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

    On local college diamonds, NAIA member Grace College had its season canceled and NCAA Division III Manchester University because of COVID-19 concerns is awaiting its next move.
  • IHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Cancelled
    IHSAA Hopes To Have Abbreviated Spring Seasons
  • Cavemen Will Add A New Hue, New Rivalries To NLC
    Mishawaka High School will bring a new hue — literally, it’ll be maroon; figuratively, it’ll be much more — when it joins the tradition-rich tapestry that is Northern Lakes Conference sports.

    There will be iconic old venues the Cavemen can share and intriguing new rivalries to explore. There will be a dash more travel, too, but that seems a minor drawback.
  • 2 Tigers And A Warrior Tabbed All-NLC
    Trojans Land 2 On All-HNAC Squad
  • After Schools Close, IHSAA Opts To Postpone
Boys Hoops Regionals
    After many school corporations in Indiana, including most in the Times-Union coverage area, the IHSAA and its commissioner, Bobby Cox, announced the boys basketball regionals scheduled for today have been postponed.
  • Local Sports Recaps for March 6
    NorthWood Pulls Away Late To Dash Wawasee’s Title Hopes; Knights Overwhelm LCA; High school track and NELMSC girls basketball results.
  • Warriors Advance To Title Game; Down Lakers
    Wawasee boys basketball, led by hot-shooting senior Austin Miller, took an early lead and never looked back, as they defeated Lakeland 56-45 in the Class 3A NorthWood boys basketball sectional Friday night.

    After a timeout early in the third quarter where the Warriors led by just four points, Miller stepped up to hit two deep threes on consecutive possessions.
  • Wawasee Rolls To Pre-Sectional Win Over Valley
    In a possible sectional preview, Wawasee got off to an early 12-point lead at the end of the first quarter Friday night and never looked back, defeating Tippecanoe Valley 56-36 in the boys basketball regular-season finale for both teams at the Hardwood Teepee.

    The host Warriors would go on to outscore their guests in each quarter, with both benches clearing as time ran down.

    Keaton Dukes paced Wawasee with 17 points and eight rebounds. Ethan Hardy pitched in with 14 points and seven boards, with Austin Miller adding 13 points to the winning effort.
  • Trojans Pull Away In Middle Quarters To Win
    Plus gymnastics and middle school basketball results
  • Knight Wins Twice; Tigers Take 13th Straight Swimming Sectional Title
    Warsaw won its 13th consecutive boys sectional title Saturday, scoring 459 points to easily outdistance runner-up Columbia City’s 326.

    Tippecanoe Valley was fifth, and Manchester finished 11th.
  • Manchester’s Stroud Rallies To Remain Alive At State Wrestling Tournament
    Dylan Stroud had never trailed and had only been taken down a handful of times during the 2019-20 high school wrestling season.

    The Manchester sophomore 126-pounder found himself trailing 4-2 at the end of the first period Friday in the first round of the 82nd annual IHSAA State Finals wrestling tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

    “I’m so used to it because I wrestle Coach (Byron Sweet) all the time,” says Stroud, referring to Squires practice. “He usually kicks my butt.”

    So even though Stroud found himself behind Friday, he did not panic and moved to 40-0.
  • Local Sports Recaps For Feb. 21
    Slow Start Dooms Wawasee In Loss At East Noble; LCA Concludes Regular Season With Home Loss To O-D; Braves Trim Squires plus recaps from Thursday in gymnastics and middle school sports
  • Manchester Football?Coach Miller Steps Down
    Wildcats break century mark in win, LCA drops final conference game of the season, middle school girls hoops recaps
  • Zebras Nip Trojans At The Buzzer
    Plus middle school basketball results
  • Stuckman, Stroud Lead Wrestling State Qualifiers
    Four area wrestlers earned a place in the 2020 IHSAA State Finals with their semistate performances Saturday.

    At East Chicago, Wawasee senior Garrett Stuckman (16-0) went 4-0 with a pin in the finals.
  • Buzzer-Beater Gives Wawasee Win Over Goshen
    Wawasee, supported by a strong performance from senior Austin Miller, fended off a late surge from Goshen to defeat the RedHawks 49-47 in a Northern Lake Conference boys basketball clash Friday night.
  • Beginning next season, changes to the conditions and procedure for restarting play with a dropped ball will take effect in high school soccer.
  • Area High School Results for Feb. 8
    Wildcats Win Overtime Non-Conference Thriller Over Lakewood Park; Cougars Get 4th Win; Trojans Fall In OT; Braves Hold Off Vikings; local girls swimming sectional results
  • Five Area Grapplers Earn Regional Championships
    Wawasee tied for third place, Warsaw came in sixth, Tippecanoe Valley. eighth and Triton tied for 12th Saturday at the Penn Regional wrestling tournament.
  • Short-Handed Warriors See Raiders Clinch NLC
    It’s not that Wawasee played so poorly. It was that Northridge played so well.

    The Raiders beat the Warriors 73-36 Thursday at the Middlebury Madhouse and clinched the 2019-20 Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball championship outright.
  • Recaps for Feb. 6
    Trojans Win Trench-Burner Over Dragons In Non-Conference Play; Area Postponements
  • Central Noble Ends Wawasee’s Season In Sectional Play
    In a rematch against an opponent from earlier in the season, the Wawasee girls basketball team fell to Central Noble 54-31 in their 3A sectional  game on Tuesday night at Lakeland High School.
  • Area Sports Recaps for Feb. 4
    Lady Squires Roll To Sectional-Opening Victory; Trojans Fall To Dragons; and results from Monday.
  • Wawasee, Warsaw, Valley, Manchester Produce Sectional Champs
    Senior Garrett Stuckman (152 pounds), freshman Gavin Malone (138), junior Jace Alexander (126), sophomore Dylan Tom (120) and freshman Logan Stuckman (106) all took individual titles and Wawasee wrestlers won the Plymouth Sectional team championship Saturday.