Warsaw assistant coach Dan Hatch (left), Warsaw head coach Justin Smith (center) and Wawasee head coach Paul Meyer (right) share some laughs at last weekend's NLC Championships.

Brackets Are Set For Local Grapplers

PLYMOUTH – The road to the 77th Annual IHSAA State Wrestling Finals begins this weekend for local wrestlers and many have a chance to make some serious noise at their respective sectionals. Plymouth will once again be the center of attention for the majority of local grapplers as … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The Conference Championship Edition

Disclaimer: I’m only writing this so I won’t get fined. Just when you thought it was safe to walk the streets, somebody goes and steals cold cuts. What is this world coming to, Kosciusko? Alright, enough of police blotter. There is a big weekend of sports ahead of … Read More

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Tigers To Welcome Panthers For Key Clash

WARSAW – The Warsaw boys basketball team has been good on the defensive end all season long. The NorthWood boys basketball team has been good on the offensive end all season long. What will give on Friday night when the pair clash in the Tiger Den for a … Read More

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Triton Fine Against Familiar Face [VIDEO]

NORTH MANCHESTER – He may be a favorite son in the Triton community, but he was wearing enemy colors Tuesday night. Manchester girls basketball coach Jake Everett, who starred for Triton’s 2008 state championship team and was the Arthur L. Trester Mental Attitude Award winner that season, couldn’t … Read More


No. 1 IWU Escapes Lancers’ Upset Bid

WINONA LAKE – Grace’s upset bid of No. 1-ranked Indiana Wesleyan came up six minutes short on Saturday at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. The Lancers (17-6, 7-4 Crossroads League) struggled offensively, particularly in the second half, en route to a 62-55 defeat. Grace turned the ball over … Read More

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Valley Steadies Course Against Wawasee

SYRACUSE – A pair of key spurts by Tippecanoe Valley was all it took to put together a 45-25 girls basketball win over Wawasee Tuesday night at the Hardwood Teepee. Early on, Wawasee looked the more confident side, jumping out to a 7-3 lead. Valley, however, recorded three … Read More


Wawasee Gymnasts On Point Against Warsaw

SYRACUSE – A depleted Warsaw squad was no match for Wawasee as Kosciusko County’s only two gymnastics teams met Tuesday night. The Warriors dominated every event en route to a 96.325-73.150 victory. While the Warriors were the better team in every event, the vault is once again where … Read More

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Triton-Jimtown Saluting Military Appreciation

ELKHART – Jimtown and Triton will battle on the hardcourt Friday night for the last time as Northern State Conference boys basketball rivals, but there will be much more important attachment to the game at Jimtown. The night will be dubbed “Military Appreciation Night”, hosted by Jimtown but … Read More


Kauffman Earns Crossroads Player Of The Week

WINONA LAKE – Following a 2-0 week for the Lady Lancers, Grace senior Allison Kauffman was named the Crossroads League Player of the Week for the third time. Kauffman notched two double-doubles in two games to lead Grace to its third-straight victory. Kauffman averaged 21.0 points and 13.0 … Read More


Bliss To Speak At NCCAA Basketball Banquet

WINONA LAKE – Former NCAA Div. I men’s basketball coach Dave Bliss will be the banquet speaker for the 2015 NCCAA Basketball National Championships, hosted by Grace College. Bliss, who was the head men’s coach at DI schools such as Oklahoma, SMU, New Mexico and Baylor, will be … Read More

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Yeo Tabbed Crossroads Player Of The Week

MISHAWAKA – The Crossroads League named Clay Yeo as Player of the Week Monday after the sophomore guard continued his high-level play in a pair of Bethel College men’s basketball road wins. Yeo averaged 25.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.0 steal per game, while … Read More


Kerlin Saluted As A Riley Champion

WARSAW – WCHS senior Camille Kerlin was honored for her big heart on Friday. Kerlin was saluted as a 2015 Riley Champion during a convocation at WCHS. Kerlin, a member of the WCHS tennis team, was recognized after her fundraising efforts last summer raised more than $12,000 for … Read More


Strong Start, Defense Ignite Warsaw Win

DUNLAP – Strong starts have not always been the strong suit this season for the Warsaw girls basketball team. That was not the case Saturday night though. The Tigers were locked in on the defensive end from the opening tip in crushing Concord 52-18 in a Northern Lakes … Read More

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Champion Spangle Leads Triton At NSC Meet

ELKHART – The Triton wrestling team left its mark on the final Northern State Conference Meet Saturday. The Trojans, led by individual champion Nate Spangle, finished in fourth place in the final team standings in the final NSC meet. The NSC will no longer exist after the 2014-15 … Read More


Bruins Blister Nets To Top Tigers

WARSAW – It’s probably safe to say that the Warsaw boys basketball team has seen enough of Fort Wayne teams this season. The Tigers suffered just their third loss of the season, all against teams from the Summit City, Saturday night in dropping a 56-49 final to Fort … Read More

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Bethel Defeats No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan

MARION – For the first time in program history the Bethel College men’s basketball team defeated a top-ranked school coming in the form of No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan 88-85 Saturday afternoon inside a standing room only Luckey Arena. An estimated crowd of 3,000 was on hand to watch … Read More