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Wawasee Outslugs Bethany In Win [VIDEO]

WATERFORD MILLS – For as cold as its been in the area, Wawasee’s bats did not show any ill affects of the offseason chill. The Warriors clubbed 17 hits and used a grand slam from Harrison Shortill to swing past host Bethany Christian, 19-8, Tuesday in the Warriors’ … Read More

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Xtreme Pull Huge Weekend In Chicago

CHICAGO – The Midwest Xtreme dance teams were at it again. And once again, the big stage had the teams from Warsaw shining brightest. Recently the Warsaw-based Midwest Xtreme All-Star Cheer and Dance teams competed at The American Championship – Varsity Brand. The two-day competition attracted over a … Read More

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Back To Work For Whitko Baseball

SOUTH WHITLEY – The journey for a sectional championship has begun for the Whitko High School baseball team. It was a tough loss to eventual sectional champion NorthWood that ended the season for Whitko last year but back-to-back 20-win campaigns and six returning starters give the Wildcats plenty … Read More

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Points A Plenty In All-Star Affair

MISHAWAKA – The boys’ portion of the McDonald’s Michiana High School All-Star Basketball Games gave fans exactly what they wanted to see Monday night. Points. Plenty of points. A “balanced” offensive outburst carried the Gray team past the Red squad 126-105 in the fourth annual contest held in … Read More

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Play Ball! Warriors Open With Big Win

SYRACUSE – The spring season has finally arrived for Wawasee, and Monday ushered in softball’s quest to continue its roll from last season. Using strong pitching from Amber Lemberg and aggressive base running, the Lady Warriors smashed the visiting Lakers, 8-1, in Wawasee’s season opener. Monday’s rematch of … Read More

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Mangas, Harrell Earn Cato Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS – Warsaw senior Jake Mangas and Plymouth senior Haley Harrell are among a group to receive the prestigious Cato Memorial Scholarship. The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced this year’s group of 13 senior student‐athletes who will be honored next month with the 2015 C. Eugene Cato … Read More

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‘Indiana At 200′ — Indiana Family Helped Slaves Escape

By ANDREA NEAL Once runaway slaves made it to the home of Levi and Catharine Coffin in eastern Indiana, they were safe. Truly safe. To the best of Levi Coffin’s knowledge, every slave who passed through his Underground Railroad station made his/her way to freedom. The Coffins lived … Read More

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Tigers Expect More Track Success

A lot of the names may have changed this spring for the Warsaw boys track program. The high expectations for the team definitely have not though. The Tigers look to continue on the recent run of stellar seasons. Warsaw has dominated the Northern Lakes Conference for the past … Read More

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‘Indiana At 200′ — Riley Loved For Homespun Poetry

By ANDREA NEAL Today his poems are written off as the sentimental musings of a time gone by. During his life, James Whitcomb Riley ranked with Longfellow and Twain as a best-selling author, and his works were required reading in virtually every school. Many historians consider Riley our … Read More

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Zimmer Celebrates Milestone For NexGen Complete Knee System

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) is celebrating a key milestone in 2015 for its NexGen® Complete Knee System. 2015 is the 20th year since Zimmer first introduced the NexGen knee system, with its innovative design and component quality, to the market. To date, more than five … Read More

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Donations Sought For Man Injured In Parking Accident

Friends and family of a Syracuse man injured during a parking accident in his own driveway have started seeking donations online in order to assist with expenses while he is unable to work. Individuals can either donate money online or send money directly to Ben Freestone’s home. Freestone had … Read More

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‘Indiana At 200′ — The Founding Of Notre Dame du Lac

By ANDREA NEAL If he could see it now, Father Edward Sorin would surely marvel at what has become of Notre Dame du Lac, Our Lady of the Lake, the Catholic university he founded in 1842. These days it’s called simply Notre Dame, of course, but for Sorin … Read More

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Weather Knocks Out More Sports

SYRACUSE – Wawasee has gone 0-for-March thus far in terms of spring sports versus weather. As temperatures are expected to range in the mid-30s Saturday, all of the Wawasee High School-based events are cancelled. The softball season opener at Westview was cancelled and will not be made up. … Read More

Beck Named Among HOF Sportswriters Class

GREENWOOD – The Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association will induct its 20th Hall of Fame class on Sunday, April 12, at Valle Vista Golf Club in Greenwood. The reception will begin at 2 p.m., with the program beginning at 3 p.m. Five journalists who have made their mark … Read More

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Several Area Players Among IBCA Hoops Awards

INDIANAPOLIS – Fifteen seniors and 15 underclass boys basketball players have earned IBCA/Subway “Supreme 15″ All-State honors for 2014-15, it was announced Thursday. In a new level of awards, the IBCA also named 30 Large School All-State players (15 seniors, 15 underclass) and 30 Small School All-State players (15 seniors, 15 … Read More