You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Heisman winner investigated for BB gun in 2012
    Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.
  • Just say no to signing day
    If Nebraska coach Bo Pelini had his way, National Signing Day would be a thing of the past. And the result would be an improved recruiting process.
  • NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

Tech claims men’s women’s track titles

The Indiana Tech men’s and women’s track and field won national titles at the NAIA Outdoor Championships in Marion on Saturday.

The men finished with 72 points to beat runner-up Oklahoma Baptist, which had 68. The Warriors won just one event Saturday, the 400-meter relay in 40.00 seconds, but had top-eight finishers in half of the championship’s 24 events.

The women dominated their side of the field with a 122 final score. The runner-up, Oklahoma Baptist, was nearly 40 points behind the Warriors.

Tech won the 400 and 1,600 relay with a 44.86 and 3:39.66. They also claimed individual titles.

Adella King won the 100 in 11.59 and 200 in 23.55, each victory good for 10 points.

The Warriors advanced five other runners to the 200 final, which gave them 27 points alone. They also had five point-earning finalists in the 100 finals.

Kirsten Flake won the 400 with a 53.42, and two other Tech sprinters competed in the finals, as well.

Zalik Dixon gave the Warriors a third championship with a win in 58.97 in the 400 hurdles, and freshman Jeslyn Zimmerly (Westview) cleared 3.70 meters to win the pole vault.