Check for over $89,000 presented to the Elkhart County Fair from the Fair Adult Prom Committee. (Photo by Deb Patterson)

Fair Adult Prom Raises $89,820 For Bridge Project

  The second annual Elkhart County 4-H Fair Adult Prom raised $89,820.39 towards the timber bridge project to one day connect the fairgrounds to CR 35/College Avenue. The check was presented Wednesday evening during the monthly Elkhart County Fair Board Meeting. Jill Garris, event organizer, stated the goal … Read More


WCHS To Present WWII Drama

“Edelweiss,” a drama by Craig Sodaro, will be presented by the Warsaw Community High School select theatre class at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the WCHS Black Box Theatre. The cost is $5 at the door, and all proceeds will go … Read More


From Plain To Pitch: Valley Breaks Ground [VIDEO]

AKRON – For some, the thought of soccer at Tippecanoe Valley is unthinkable. The school has never had it, or really ever had the game in the area. But the dream for others is becoming a reality as the official groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday afternoon at the … Read More

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Colts At Bat With The TinCaps

FORT WAYNE – For the 12th consecutive year, the Indianapolis Colts will have a traveling marketing campaign this summer featuring players and cheerleaders, and for the first time in 2015, it will include a visit to a TinCaps game. Colts players and cheerleaders will be signing autographs at … Read More


Vikings Rally, Stun Tigers In Nine

AKRON – Six was not good enough, seven should have ended things and eight finally did the trick. It was a wild game between the Tippecanoe Valley and Warsaw baseball teams Wednesday night. The two county rivals gave fans a little bit of bonus action as seven innings … Read More

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Cole Steps In As New Wawasee Volleyball Coach

SYRACUSE – Wawasee volleyball has been heading in the right direction. Chris Cole hopes to guide the program to take the next step. Cole has been chosen to fill the vacancy left by Jeff Phillips as Wawasee’s new varsity volleyball coach. Cole will greet the program this evening … Read More

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Groves Among Indiana All-Star Coaches

INDIANAPOLIS – Triton boys basketball head coach Jason Groves was bestowed an honor this week by being named an assistant for the Indiana boys All-Star basketball team. The coaching staffs for the Indiana boys’ All-Stars and the Indiana boys’ Junior All-Stars included Groves among a trio … Read More

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Warsaw Dominant, Ridge Earns Split On Wawasee [VIDEO]

WARSAW – There wasn’t any question which team was the better of the trio competing in girls track Tuesday night. Warsaw answered the bell time and again in the Northern Lakes Conference duals against visiting Wawasee and Northridge. Warsaw reigned supreme in 14 of the 16 events, taking … Read More


Liston, Wawasee Stop Whitko Late

SYRACUSE – In Tuesday’s game between Whitko and Wawasee it was all about offense, right up until it wasn’t. In a hardball game that revolved heavily around scoring early on, it was a late defensive play that would help secure an 8-7 win for the Warriors. “That was … Read More

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Smith Honored With Mildred Ball Award

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Wawasee educator and area referee Jay Smith is the winner of the 2015 Mildred Ball Award for his work as a basketball referee. Smith became a licensed basketball official during the 1971-72 season while he was a college student at Goshen College, and he has … Read More


Warsaw Doubles Dynamite In Season Opener

WARSAW – Warsaw girls tennis coach Rick Orban knows that his lineup is not set in stone early on this season. A couple of positions though looked rock solid Tuesday night in the season opener for the young, deep and talented Tigers. The pair of doubles teams were … Read More


Valley Topples Trojans On Diamond

BOURBON – The bats remained hot for the Tippecanoe Valley baseball team Monday night. The Vikings came in averaging 10 runs per game on offense and continued the offensive prowess with a 14-1 waxing of county line rival Triton in six innings. Things looked to be evenly matched … Read More


Trojans Cash In To Top Vikings

BOURBON – Triton softball coach Steve McBride sees his team as a work in progress. Tippecanoe Valley softball coach Daryl Shoemaker sees progress being made by his team. Both mentors saw things to like Monday evening. McBride, in the end, saw a little more to like as the … Read More

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Errors Costly In Wawasee’s First Loss

BENTON – Coasting along for five innings, Wawasee looked like it was settling in for it’s fourth straight win to open the 2015 softball season. Then the sixth inning came along. Two errors in the bottom of the sixth inning allowed Fairfield to plate two runs which were … Read More

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YMCA Sharks Wrap Up Winter Season

WARSAW – The YMCA’s Sharks swim team finished out the 2014-2015 season with a fifth-place standing at the YMCA State Championship at Purdue University. The team, which had 70 swimmers ages 5-17, swam 341 individual events with 250 best times and a total of an 18-minute time drop … Read More