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No Tricks: LaVille The Supreme Team [VIDEO]

BOURBON – The only person who was happy to see a sideways snow and 30 mile-per-hour winds minutes before kickoff of the sectional football game between Triton and LaVille was LaVille head coach Will Hostrawser. With an offense perfect for bad conditions, the Lancers did exactly what Hostrawser … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The Kip Edition

The good news is that I hit on every pick last week, a perfect 7-0. The bad news is that many of my picks went against local teams. So, it was a relatively bad week for the local athletes. The best news, however, is that I was successful … Read More

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Hill Steep For Trojan Football

BOURBON – It was a time of celebration last Friday for the Triton football program. To continue the celebration, Triton will need to come up with one of the bigger wins in recent program history. Triton (3-7) will host LaVille (7-3) in the IHSAA Class 1-A sectional 41 … Read More

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Jackson’s Actions Help Tigers Roar [VIDEO]

WARSAW – The looks of relief likely matched the number of elated looks on the faces of the girls soccer team from Warsaw. After defeating Culver Academy, 2-1, in the Warsaw Girls Soccer Sectional championship, the maximum effort Warsaw put in to hold off the Academy was written … Read More

Late Heroics Lift Tigers In Sectional Opener [VIDEO]

WARSAW – There could not have been a better start to the Plymouth Boys Soccer Sectional than what Culver Academies and Warsaw gave fans Monday night at Kindt Field. A thrilling contest between two of the area’s most competitive programs could not be contained in the regularly slated … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: Rivalry Week Edition

The fall sports season is nearing its end. IHSAA State Finals for girls golf start this weekend, soccer and cross country sectionals start next week, tennis regionals take place next week and football conference races are finally starting to shape up. I usually ramble on for way too … Read More

Rain, Wildcats No Match For Warsaw

WARSAW – Outlined against a blue-gray October sky the Warsaw tennis team was victorious once again. The Tigers completed the run to their third consecutive sectional title in dominating fashion. After waiting nearly two hours for the match to start after rain had passed through the area, Whitko … Read More

Sectional Final Set After Busy Night

WARSAW – The stage is set for the 2014 Warsaw Boys Tennis Sectional Championship. After an evening full of competition between five local schools, the Whitko and Warsaw tennis squads emerged as the two best and will square off Thursday night at Warsaw Community High School. The Tigers … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: Daring Diamond Postseason Picks

We are currently in the thick of sectional week for both baseball and softball and it is madness, games started on Monday for local softball teams and the fields are thinning daily. I debated what to do for my picks this week and have decided to go ahead … Read More

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Fairfield Drops Whitko In Sectional Play [VIDEO]

BENTON – It took a little longer than usual, but the Fairfield softball team eventually got the result it was looking for. Whitko played host the Falcons on Tuesday night and after a 65-minute lightning delay interrupted the game in the fifth inning, Fairfield claimed a 4-0 victory … Read More

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Wildcats Send Four To Regionals

NEW HAVEN – Whitko will have four athletes alive for next week’s Fort Wayne Northrop Girls Track Regional after advancing from Tuesday night’s New Haven Girls Track Sectional. Whitko did not have an individual champion, but did have four girls place within the top four places, qualifying for … Read More

The sharp-shooting Whitko freshman Nate Walpole will need to step up big for the Wildcats in the sectional tournament. Walpole averages 14 points per game for the Wildcats. (File photo by Nick Goralczyk)

Wildcats Have Nothing To Lose In Postseason

SOUTH WHITLEY – Sectional basketball tournaments will officially tip-off all over the great state of Indiana on Tuesday evening. Coaches and players have carefully scouted out their opponents and sectional fields, trying to find every weakness and advantage the other team may have. But what about the teams … Read More

Mallorie Jennings of Triton and Oregon-Davis' Halley Collings hold nothing back when diving for a loose ball in the first half. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

Oregon-Davis Trips Up Triton Again [VIDEO]

BOURBON – For the fourth consecutive season, the Triton and Oregon-Davis girls basketball teams met in the IHSAA Class 1A Sectional 51 championship game. This season O-D came in ranked No. 1 in Class 1A and for the third consecutive season the Lady Bobcats left Triton with a … Read More

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Lions Run Warriors Out Of Sectional

SYRACUSE – Wawasee knew exactly what was coming at them. They just couldn’t stop the steam engine that was the Leo rushing offense. The Lions only threw three passes the entire night, sticking with its bread and butter rushing attack that piled up more than 400 yards on … Read More

Triton's Hannah Jennings advanced as one of three individuals from the Warsaw Sectional.

Mastering The Art Of Survive And Advance

WINONA LAKE – It’s a lost art in sports. Many think sports should revolve around who wins, and go from there. In some cases, hoisting a sectional trophy is an end-all. In other cases, just living to see another day is a win all in its own. It … Read More

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IHSAA Issues Official Sectional Assignments

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Monday afternoon its layout for the new sectional alignment for eight of the 20 sanctioned team sports. The most noticeable change is in football, which adds a sixth class to the state tournament and reshapes the competitive landscape. Here … Read More