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  • 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!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Triton and Whitko earned conference road wins in football games Friday night.

    Triton edged Caston 14-12 in Fulton in Hoosier North Athletic Conference play. Whitko won 28-7 at Rochester in a Three Rivers Conference game.

    No statistics were available for either game as of press time.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Local sports recaps for Aug. 30
    Lane’s Hat Trick Propels Lakeland Christian To Win At O-D, plus statistics from other competitions.
  • Sports Recaps for Aug. 28
    Tippecanoe Valley Gets TRC Road Win At Northfield; Wildcats Fall To Tigers; Cougars Blast Oregon-Davis
  • 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)
  • Tiger Boys 1st, Girls 3rd In Paul Sibray Invitational Cross Country Meet
    The beginning of high school cross country season came Tuesday for Warsaw Community High School and other teams.

    While Jacob Kissling and Wini Barnett were again the top WCHS runners, the 2020 Warsaw Tiger Paul Sibray Invitational looked different than the 2019 version in other ways.
  • High School Sports Recaps for Aug. 24
    Wildcats Down Eagles; Whitko Beats Wabash; Squires Compete With N. Miami; Warsaw JV Wins
  • Sports Recaps For Aug. 21
    Triton Opens Its Football Season With A 3-Point Win At S. Central; Triton HNAC FB Game At LaVille Cancelled; Whitko Snaps Skid With OT Win Over Prairie Heights; Squires Roll To Opening Win; Late Thursday results.
  • 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
  • Wildcats Enter 2020 Football Season With Cautious Optimism
    Head coach Phil Jensen looks at his Whitko High School football program as it heads into the 2020 season with cautious optimism.

    “I like the guys we can put on the field,” says Jensen, who is entering his second season. “The key is that we’ve got to stay healthy.
  • Sports Briefs
    Manchester Girls Golf Opens At  Homestead Invitational; Rochester Schools, Athletics Closed Until at least Aug. 24
  • 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.
  • Manchester Hires Whitko Boys Hoops Coach Eli Henson
    Athletic Director Eric Screeton had a wide-ranging search for a new Manchester Squires boys basketball coach, but got his man from a neighboring school and Three Rivers Conference rival.

    Screeton presented Whitko boys basketball coach Eli Henson to the Manchester  Community Schools Board of School Trustees. The trustees approved the hiring of Henson at its meeting late Tuesday night.
  • Mays’ Road Takes Him From Lexington To South Whitley
    After playing big-time college basketball, first at North Carolina State and finishing his master’s degree at Kentucky, Julius Mays finds himself going from playing in front of thousands of fans in Lexington’s Rupp Arena to being the new athletic director at Whitko. The population of the entire school district is somewhere around a fifth of Rupp’s 23,500 capacity.

    The Marion native has had a long and winding road so far in life, but it’s about accomplishing goals rather than reaching destinations.

    “I never had a written plan. Obviously, I have goals and there are stepping stones to achieving those goals,” Mays said. “I was welcomed with open arms at my alma mater (Marion High School) and I was greatly appreciative of that opportunity.
  • 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.
  • Julius Mays Named Whitko AD
    Whitko Community Schools approved the hire of Julius Mays as the new athletic airector Monday evening during the Whitko School Board Meeting.
  • 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.
  • IHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Cancelled
    IHSAA Hopes To Have Abbreviated Spring Seasons
  • 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.
  • Second-ranked Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian boys basketball cruised to a 75-52 victory Wednesday night over Whitko in the Class 2A North Manchester Sectional opening round game.

    Despite the lopsided final score, Wildcat junior Brett Sickafoose finished with 35 points against the Braves. Twenty-five of those points of those points came in the second half.
  • Wildcats Close Regular Season With Win
    Manchester seventh grade girls basketball
  • Squires Can’t Finish Come Back; Whitko Takes TRC?Game
    Host Manchester entered the fourth quarter trailing Three Rivers Conference rival Whitko 46-30 courtesy of a 32-8 run from 6:30 in the second quarter until the end of the third period.

    Rattled by cold outside shooting and an aggressive 2-3 zone by the visiting Wildcats, the hosts had eight minutes to muster a come-back. A 20-9 fourth quarter run wasn’t enough to overtake Whitko. The Wildcats clinched a 55-50 win to improve their record to 9-12 overall and 6-3 in the TRC. Manchester fell to 9-12 and 4-5 in conference play.
  • Whitko Comeback Bid Falls Short In Loss To ‘Busco
    Despite battling tough Saturday night, Churubusco overpowered Whitko boys basketball 79-61 on senior night. It is the fourth loss in five games for the Wildcats.
  • TRC?Leader Wabash Blows By Wildcats
    Before Friday night’s game at the Whitko High School gymnasium, the Wildcats sat in third place, just two games behind their opponent and Three Rivers Conference boys basketball leader Wabash. With one TRC matchup remaining on the schedule, Whitko had a chance to slingshot their way up the standings and a possible share of the title.
  • Locals Make All-TRC?Girls Basketball Team
    Two Tippecanoe Valley Vikings and one Manchester Squire were named to the All-Three Rivers Conference girls basketball team earlier this week.

    Valley senior Jillian Walls and junior Sidney Wagner were named to the team, along with Manchester junior Emma Garriott. Honorable mention went to Valley’s Emma Craig, Manchester’s Mackenzie Day and Whitko’s Elizabeth Miller.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • After averaging better than 30 points and getting double-doubles in back-to-back Three Rivers Conference games, Whitko junior point guard Brett Sickafoose has been named the Times-Union Athlete of the Week for the period ending Feb. 1.
  • Recaps for Feb. 6
    Trojans Win Trench-Burner Over Dragons In Non-Conference Play; Area Postponements
  • 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.
  • Area Sports Recaps For Feb. 1
    Tippecanoe Valley Gets Non-Conference Road Victory Over Winamac; Wildcats Roll At Home; Warriors Sink Lakers; Squires Fall To Concordia; Trojans Fall in Overtime; Lady Cougars Win Big; NLC Boys Swim Meet - Local Results
  • 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.



  • Whitko AD Mohr Resigns
    At the Whitko Community Schools board meeting Monday night, it was revealed Josh Mohr, Whitko High School athlletic director, has resigned.

    The board approved fo
  • Local Sports Recaps for Jan. 17
    Trio Of Vikings Find Double Figures In TRC Win Over Rochester
  • Local sports Recaps for Jan. 16
    Wawasee Wrestlers Easily Handle St. Joseph Indians; Tigers Trim RedHawks; Squires Sweep Trojans; Wildcats Fall To LPC
  • 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 ...
  • Whitko Hangs On To Beat Tippecanoe Valley In TRC Hoops
    With both the Tippecanoe Valley and Whitko boys basketball teams enduring a losing streak, Friday night’s game at was going to be pivotal for both going into the new year.

    Being down by as much as 20, Tippecanoe Valley got to within four points with one minute left in the game, but it would not be enough as Whitko emerged victorious 53-48 in Three Rivers Conference action.
  • Lady Vikings Extend Streak, Roll Past Wildcats
    The Tippecanoe Valley Lady Vikings basketball team entered Friday night’s contest with a five-game win streak, and looked to extend it against Whitko.

    Valley did just that.

  • Entering Saturday night’s non-conference matchup, both the Whitko Wildcats and Wawasee Warriors boys basketball teams sought to improve their .500 records.
  • Triton Lady Trojans Come From Behind, Hold Off Caston, plus girls and boys basketball, swimming, wrestling.
  • 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
  • High School Recaps For Dec. 4
    Lady Trojans Win HNAC?Opener; Vikings Come Back For TRC Win; Manchester swimming, Whitko wrestling results from Tuesday.
  • Three-Point Barrage Contributes To Lady Wildcat Loss
    Going in with a three-game skid, the Whitko Lady Wildcats basketball knew they had a tough task a week after facing a 4A team in Columbia City. The Huntington North Lady Vikings entered the night after suffering their first loss of the season against Fort Wayne Carroll on Tuesday.
  • Whitko Goes Into New Season With Guards Galore
    Whitko goes into the 2019-20 boys basketball season with a number of experienced guards from a team that went 13-10 overall and 6-3 in the Three Rivers Conference last winter.
  • 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.
  • Lady Eagles Roll Past Whitko
    After earning their first win of the season over Lakeland Christian, the Whitko Lady Wildcats basketball team faced a larger foe Friday night against county rival Columbia City.
  • Area High School Sports Recaps for Nov. 12
    Lady Vikings Roll To Easy Win Over Culver Academies; Lady Squires Roll; Area Games Postponed
  • Sports Recaps For Nov. 9
    Wawasee GBB Opens With Win Over Prairie Heightsl Whitko Beats LCA and middle school scores.
  • The Three Rivers Conference announced its football all-conference selections Monday. Six student-athletes from Tippecanoe Valley were selected, three each on offense and defense, with three players from Manchester and one from Whitko making the team.