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Homestead girls roll in sectional opener

A quick start propelled Homestead to a 81-59 win over Jay County in the first round of a Class 4A sectional at Homestead on Tuesday. With the win, the Spartans (22-2) will face So ...

January 31, 2017 7:45 pm


New Haven claims wrestling sectional title

New Haven won its own wrestling sectional 223-172.5 over Homestead on Saturday. Huntington North was third (166), Leo fourth (125.5) and Snider fifth (116). The Bulldogs got indi ...

January 28, 2017 7:34 pm


Carroll wins wrestling sectional

The Carroll wrestling team flaunted its depth in its seventh straight sectional title at home on Saturday. The Chargers, who defeated runner-up Garrett 274-203, advanced all 14 wr ...

January 28, 2017 5:18 pm


Warsaw boys roll on in NLC

Host Warsaw hammered Class 3A No. 1 NorthWood 54-37 on Friday. In the process, the Tigers won their 19th straight Northern Lakes Conference game.  Kyle Mangas led Warsaw ...

January 27, 2017 8:13 pm


Homestead wears down Northrop

It may have looked easy early and late for Homestead. Safe to say, it was anything but. In a 63-52 win at Northrop on Friday, the Spartans jumped out to a 20-4 advantage befo ...

January 27, 2017 8:04 pm


Bellmont girls celebrate NE8 title

DECATUR – The Bellmont girls basketball team grew into a hard-nosed, tenacious group. After Friday night’s 41-34 home win over Leo, that gritty roster celebrated an ou ...

January 27, 2017 7:49 pm


Snider relies on defense to stop Carroll

Deangelo Stroud didn’t score a point to lead Snider to a 72-54 victory over Carroll on Friday night at Snider. Stroud did everything but score, leading an inspired 32-minute ...

January 27, 2017 8:25 pm


Bluffton reportedly tabs Kunkel as football coach

Brent Kunkel has been named the football coach at Bluffton, according to a broadcast report. Kunkel previously was a head track coach at Bluffton. Randy Hudgins stepped down in De ...

January 25, 2017 9:04 pm


Homestead's McLaughlin named player of week

Homestead senior Karissa McLaughlin was named the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week for District 1. The 5-foot-8 McLaughlin averaged 32 points over three games for the Spartans (20-2 ...

January 24, 2017 4:08 pm


DeKalb junior awarded Gatorade Indiana Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

DeKalb High School junior, Tyler Schwartz, has been awarded the 2016-17 Gatorade Indiana Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.

January 23, 2017 6:22 am


Dwenger wins SAC wrestling meet

Bishop Dwenger took the team title at Saturday's SAC championship meet at Snider, beating the host Panthers 268.5-201.5. Bishop Luers was third (155), Northrop fourth (151.5) and ...

January 21, 2017 6:27 pm


Dwenger gymnasts 2nd at Carter Classic

Local gymnastics teams got their first look at competition in a larger setting at the Becky Carter Classic at Concordia on Saturday. Last year's state runner-up Valparaiso won the ...

January 21, 2017 5:33 pm


McLaughlin nets 40 as Homestead wins 100-17

Homestead's Karissa McLaughlin bettered her own school record with 40 points as the host Spartans wrapped up their second straight SAC regular-season title with a 100-17 win over N ...

January 20, 2017 8:00 pm


North Side boys overcome Homestead

North Side backed up its past performance. The Legends used a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Homestead 62-60 on Friday in a rematch of the SAC Tournament Championship. The Legends ...

January 20, 2017 7:56 pm


Carroll boys stop South Side charge

Momentum rode shotgun with the South Side Archers to Carroll Friday night. It left as a hitchhiker. It lost its ride, and the Archers lost the game, 87-69, as the Chargers blew it ...

January 20, 2017 7:46 pm