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 …

Chip Shots: Shakeups Loom in Class 6A, 5A Football

Recent Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) enrollment indicates Warsaw will organically land in IHSAA Football Class 5A in the 2024 football season.

Warsaw Fights Off Plymouth In Northern Lakes Finale

Playing their final Northern Lakes Conference game of the season on Friday night, the Warsaw boys basketball team needed a win over rival Plymouth to finish above .500 in the conference. For a while, it looked as if the Tigers were going to roll to victory, but the hot shooting …

Warsaw's Indoor Meet Set To Showcase The State's Best

This Saturday, the Warsaw Track and Field Programs will be hosting their ‘Warsaw Tiger Showcase’ indoor track and field meet for the 2024 season. The excitement and buzz from across the state has been ratcheted up quite a bit as elite fields of competitors across multiple events have been assembled …

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 …

The Penalty Box: Defending The ADs

It happens every winter.

Last-Second Shot Dooms Warsaw In Sectional Opener

After finishing first and second in the Northern Lakes Conference this season, it was only right for the Warsaw and Northridge girls basketball teams, arguably the two best in the sectional field, to meet in the first round of IHSAA 4A Sectional 4. In an incredibly exciting, back-and-forth game that …

Warsaw Has Plenty Of Scorers For Rematch With Northridge

After dropping a gauntlet of games at the end of December against the likes of Huntington North, Brownsburg and Jeffersonville, the Warsaw girls basketball team found itself in a tight spot. Their next contest, and the first of the new year, would be a massive showdown against then 18-1 Northridge. …

Chip Shots: Where Has January Gone?

This week, already, attrition in scholastic sports has begun. The swimmers and divers started earlier this week, the wrestlers will battle in sectionals this week, and girls’ basketball sectionals begin Tuesday.