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Manchester Cruises Past Bluffton For 8th Straight Win

The 2023-24 version of the Manchester boys basketball team has gotten used to two things this season: winning and winning big. The Squires were able to accomplish both of those things once again on Tuesday night, as the team dismantled Bluffton in a 76-37 victory at home, its eighth in …

Furious Valley Comeback Falls Short In Overtime As Bremen Wins Sectional Title

Going for their second sectional championship in a row, the Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball team found itself in a tough position as the fourth quarter of IHSAA 3A Sectional 18’s championship game against Bremen. Trailing by 12 points, Valley was able to fight back to tie the game and force …

Grace Men’s Basketball Rolls Past SAU, Still Undefeated

Grace’s perfect season continued on Saturday with an 84-67 victory at Spring Arbor on Saturday.

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 …

Tippy Valley Holds On For Slim Win Over Rochester

Despite not sharing a conference, the Tippecanoe Valley and Rochester girls basketball teams were able to renew their rivalry earlier this season, with the Lady Vikings coming out on top with a 28-point win. The two teams met for the second time this season on Friday night with the stakes …

2024 Preview: Grace Baseball Focused On Season Ahead

The Grace College baseball program is poised to get the 2024 season underway. After recording the most conference wins and tying the record for overall wins, sixth-year head coach Ryan Roth and his squad look to build on that success.

Whitko Offense Shines In Big Win Over North Miami

Enjoying a fantastic start to the season, the Whitko boys basketball team set their sights on North Miami Thursday night in a home game that had the potential to improve the Wildcats’ Three Rivers Conference record. Taking care of business from the opening tip onwards, Whitko was able to cruise …

No. 1 Grace Tames Wildcats In Top-5 Road Showdown

Grace’s men’s basketball team passed one of its biggest tests of the season on Wednesday night.

Faulkner, Defense Lead Triton To Sectional Victory

Improving plenty over the course of the 2023-24 girls basketball season, the Triton Lady Trojans turned their sights on the postseason on Wednesday evening, taking on Trinity Greenlawn in the first round of IHSAA 1A Sectional 50. After a game full of tough defense, a shooting masterclass and a ton …

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 …

Tippecanoe Valley Eyes Another Run With Experienced Group

No team made in the Times-Union coverage area advanced as far into the state tournament as the Tippecanoe Valley Lady Vikings did last year, winning sectional and regional titles before falling to eventual state champions Fairfield in the semi-state round. That team boasted five seniors, including two-time Player of the …

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. …

Lakeland Christian Hopes Tournament Run Can Lead To Experience

The Lakeland Christian girls basketball team has had its fair share of ups and downs this season, which is customary for a squad that features a plethora of underclassmen getting major varsity minutes for the first time. After a regular season in which the Lady Cougars managed a 9-14 record, …

Triton Makes Adjustments, Finishes Regular Season Strong

Triton’s 2023-24 girls basketball season has been a work-in-progress.