Notre Dame Sports

World Champion Blackhawks Returning To Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND – In what is becoming an annual tradition, the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks announced on Monday that they will return to the Compton Family Ice Arena in September to open their 2015-16 training camp. The Blackhawks will take to Notre Dame’s home ice Sept. 18-20. … Read More

Contestants in the Winona Lake Cutie Contest, 5-6 year olds, were, from left, Dennis Friedberg, Kyleigh Miller, Chloe Prentice, Sophie Flannery, Sammi Jo Woodling, Leah Sommers and Vivian Piecuch.

2015 Winona Lake Cutie Contest Winners Crowned

Four new royals were crowned at the 2015 Winona Lake Cutie Contest, held at the Winona Lake Senior Center from 2-4 p.m., as part of the Winona Lake Fourth of July Celebration. In the 5-6 year old category, Braydon Flannery of Mentone, son of Brooke Severn and Shawn … Read More

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Syracuse Firemen’s Barbecue Sizzles Once Again

Joe Anderson, left and Tameka Lucas tended to a fiery pit of deliciousness at the Turkey Creek Firemen’s Barbecue at Station 1, 402 Huntington St., Syracuse. Along with the barbecued chicken seen above, pork chops and ears of corn were also served, primarily to drive-through customers, though there … Read More

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Fourth Of July At Syracuse Artisans and Farmers Market

Vendors and customers alike enjoyed a crystal clear Fourth of July morning at the Syracuse Artisans and Farmers Market at Veteran’s Memorial Park at Crosson Mill on S.R 13. The market, which is sponsored by the Syracuse Parks and Recreation Department, got the luck of the draw this … Read More

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Akron Fourth of July Parade Draws Large Crowd

  The Fourth of July is a big, important holiday to the town of Akron. The town started celebrating the holiday on Thursday. Akron’s streets were filled with onlookers on Saturday as residents came out to celebrate with one of the weekend’s biggest events, the Fourth of July … Read More

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Fourth Opens With Fantastic Flotilla Road Race [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – A few of Ligonier’s finest as well as some new faces in the crowd emerged as champions at the 2015 Flotilla Road Race. While the old guard conquered, newcomers were right on their heels, and in some cases, landed on top as the Fourth of July … Read More

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Perfect Night For A Picnic Downtown Warsaw

  It was a perfect evening for a picnic in downtown Warsaw for First Friday. There were hot dogs, pulled pork and ribs, kettle corn, sushi, pan Asian food, and of course watermelon and homemade ice cream. You could even decorate your own cookie, get a slice of … Read More

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Son Shoots And Kills Father

By 1ST SGT. CHAD HILL Public Information Officer, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the shooting death of a Leesburg man by his son. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies responded this evening at 9:04 p.m. to the location of 690 East Levi Lee … Read More

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Lakeside Park in Syracuse Busy With Activities

Lakeside Park in Syracuse was humming with activities Friday evening such as the group of boys in the photo above who played an impromptu game of soccer in a grassy area. Children had fun on the playground equipment, some enjoyed swimming in Syracuse Lake and others just gathered … Read More

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Regatta Starts With Bang, Ends With Dud [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – The morning racing in the 2015 Independence Day Regatta could not have started any better. But for the E-Scow and especially Lightning sailors of the Wawasee Yacht Club, the opening of the Fourth of July weekend fizzled to a dud. Friday morning’s 10 a.m. start was … Read More

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LRSD TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION JULY 6

Lakeland Regional Sewer District met at 6 p.m.,Thursday, July 2 at the North Webster Community Center to discuss the construction schedule, maximizing investments and letters to property owners without easements. The meeting began with members passing a motion to approve payment of invoices from Able Printing, Carson Boxberger … Read More

IHSAA Sports

Baseball, Softball Teams Reassigned To Different Sectionals

INDIANAPOLIS – During its recent final meeting of the 2014‐15 school year, the IHSAA Executive Committee approved the sectional reassignment of several baseball and softball teams for the next two seasons. Due to IHSAA By‐Law 2‐5 (Tournament Success Factor), three baseball teams and three softball teams earned enough … Read More

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Weekend Entertainment Listing

Here is the entertainment listing for this weekend. To have an event added to the list, please email deb.patterson@inkfreenews.com with the what, when, where and cost. Warsaw First Friday “The Great American Picnic” — 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts Bye Bye Birdie – 8 p.m. … Read More

From left, Jennifer Brace, Tom Thornburg and Sandra Mignery make up the serving line at the Syracuse Lions Club's annual Jonah Fish Fry. (Photo by Sarah Wright)

Syracuse Lions Fish Fry Underway

The Syracuse Lions Club’s annual Jonah Fish Fry and Stan Fox Memorial Silent Auction is currently underway at the Syracuse Community Center, located at 1013 N. Long Drive in Syracuse. The event will run until 9 p.m. tonight. The fish is all you can eat-in or carry out, … Read More

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Hisner Named North All-Star Head Coach

SOUTH WHITLEY – The rosters for the annual Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association North-South All-Star Series were announced and Whitko head coach Erik Hisner was named as the head coach for the North squad. “It has a great history,” Hisner said of the game. “Many MLB players and … Read More