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Frantz, Maggard Chosen For North-South All-Stars

MARION – The postseason selections from down state continue to present themselves for a few local basketball stars. An elite group of the state’s 2014-15 seniors will participate in the 27th annual North-South Indiana All-Star Classic. This girls’ and boys’ doubleheader will be played at Indiana Wesleyan University … Read More

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Frantz Tabbed To Indiana All-Star Team

NAPPANEE – Jordyn Frantz put together an amazing high school basketball career. Now the NorthWood High School senior star has an amazing accolade to cap that incredible prep run. Frantz, a standout guard, has been named to the IndyStar Indiana All-Star Team. The 14-member team, which will play … Read More

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Frantz Tabbed For All-Star Game

MISHAWAKA – A trio of players from the Northern Lakes Conference are scheduled to take part in the girls’ portion of the McDonald’s Michiana High School All-Star Basketball Games. The girls/boys doubleheader will take place on March 30 in the Wiekamp Center on the Bethel College campus. Highlighting … Read More

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IBCA Names Girls Hoops All-State Teams

INDIANAPOLIS – Fifteen seniors and 15 underclass girls basketball players have earned IBCA/Subway “Supreme 15″ All-State honors for 2014-15, it was announced Wednesday (March 11). In a new level of awards, the IBCA also named 30 Large School All-State players (15 seniors, 15 underclass) and 30 Small School … Read More

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Frantz Tabbed For Senior Workout

INDIANAPOLIS – Several area seniors have been selected to take part in the Top 60 Girls Basketball Senior Workout. The local list is led by NorthWood standout Jordyn Frantz. The do-it-all guard has signed to play at Saint Louis next year. Also named to the Workout are Hunter … Read More

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Panthers Repeat As Sectional Champions

LIGONIER – Wawasee’s Gage Reinhard proved one final time Saturday night just how much heart he has. NorthWood proved in the end that they were the best team in the sectional field yet again. The No. 7 Panthers held off a hard-charging Warrior squad in a sectional finale … Read More

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Reinhard Spectacular As Warriors Advance

LIGONIER – It was the biggest game of the season for basketball rivals Tippecanoe Valley and Wawasee as the two teams met in the West Noble Sectional semi-finals. For an inconsistent Wawasee team it was the ultimate “put up or shut up” opportunity and the Warriors put up … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The State Finals Edition

It’s going to be a great weekend for Kosciusko hoops fans. The Tippecanoe Valley Lady Vikings will be playing for a state title and three boys teams are still in the running for sectional titles. This past week was not great for all area hoops fans as we … Read More

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Panthers, Falcons Move On In Sectional

LIGONIER – NorthWood and Fairfield each earned a boys basketball sectional win Wednesday night to move on in the state tournament series. The defending champion Panthers used a strong second half to turn back West Noble 64-44 and Fairfield rolled past Lakeland 50-27 in first-round action of the … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The ‘Swimming, Hoops and Portage Christian’ Edition

Diary entry 2/27/15: Day eight without Twitter. I am beginning to wonder why I gave up the app for Lent. I often find myself confused and lost throughout the day without knowing what Norm Macdonald or Pat McAfee are doing at every waking moment. I find it most … Read More

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Warsaw Duo, Rostochak Among All-NLC Hoops

GOSHEN – NorthWood’s undefeated run in the Northern Lakes Conference during the girls basketball season afforded the Lady Panthers three of the All-NLC selections as well as head coach Adam Yoder earning Coach of the Year honors. Yoder led NorthWood to a 7-0 mark in the NLC and … Read More

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Secrest, Valley Slay The Dragon

SYRACUSE – Since the current alignment of the Class 3-A Sectional 21 was formed in 2008, one thing was for certain: either Wawasee or NorthWood was going to win the sectional championship. Tippecanoe Valley said ‘not so fast’ and knocked out half of that equation Friday night in … Read More

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NorthWood Pulls Off Freshman Win

NAPPANEE – NorthWood handed Wawasee its sixth freshman boys basketball loss of the season Monday night in a 50-40 result at The Pit. Wawasee had a trio of players all record nine points, but could not keep pace with the Panthers’ offensive prowess. Jairus Boyer, Jacob Hand and … Read More