Tippy Valley Sports

Valley Looking For Ad Sponsors

AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley High School athletic department is soliciting advertising for the 2015-16 athletic programs issued for the fall and winter seasons. Cost is $100 for a family or business ad in next years’ sports programs. Call the TVHS athletic office at (574) 353-7031 ext. 2510 … Read More


Lake City Skiers Prepping For Tourneys

WARSAW – The Lake City Skiers are preparing to compete at The Central Region Tournament July 11-12 In Rock Island, Ill. The Central Region Tournament is the qualifying tournament for national competition. The Lake City Skiers will be competing against both Divisions I and II Teams with the … Read More


Triton Pair Announce Intentions

BOURBON – Triton issued a pair of college announcements Monday as two multi-sport stars made their decisions for the next level. Triton wrestling star Nate Spangle also could have chosen track, but decided to go the third route and signed his letter of intent with Depauw University’s football … Read More

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Competitors Still Optimistic About Triathlon [VIDEO]

WINONA LAKE – It was a balmy 58 degrees and the water temperature was “announced” at 72 degrees. Not exactly the most ideal of conditions for the 22nd running of the Warsaw Optimist Triathlon. But a lot of rain and all the excuses went away as waves of … Read More

Grace College Sports

Grace Website, Articles Win National Awards

ORLANDO, Fla. – Grace College website and athletic articles took home six national awards at last week’s NAIA-SIDA Convention in Orlando. Overall, four articles and two website features were honored with top-10 finishes at the national level. The six national honors in 2014-15 marks Grace’s largest awards haul … Read More


IFN Top 10 Teams: 1-5

Some of the finer programs in the state reside right here in Kosciusko County. Our top five teams for the 2014-15 athletic season had four of the five make an appearance at the IHSAA State Finals in each respective sport. Our march to number one starts with: 5. … Read More


IFN Top 10 Individuals: 1-5

Our march to our top athlete ends here as we salute our top five athletes for the 2014-15 athletic season. 5. DOING JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING – Paul Marandet did a little bit of everything, and did it all well, for the Tigers. The junior point guard paced his … Read More


IFN Top 10 Teams: 6-10

Here is the first half of our top 10 teams for the 2014-15 athletic season in the area. 10. REACHING NEW HEIGHTS – Triton’s wrestling program experienced one of its finest seasons as a whole. The team posted 15 dual wins, which tied the school record for wins … Read More


IFN Top 10 Individuals: 6-10

The Ink Free News sports staff collaborated on our annual year-end Top 10 lists for both individuals and teams in our coverage area. The accomplishments span all three calendar seasons – fall, winter and spring – and our lists will be split into four stories worth of recognition … Read More

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Hollar Solid In State Finals First Round

CARMEL – Jonny Hollar got off to a great start Tuesday in the first round of the IHSAA Boys’ Golf State Finals. The WCHS standout birdied his first hole to begin his round at the Prairie View Golf Club. Hollar then played a solid round the rest of … Read More

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Hollar To Represent Warsaw At State Finals

WARSAW – Warsaw boys golf coach Ben Barkey would love to have his entire team playing in the State Finals Tuesday and Wednesday. That being said, he knows that his program will be well-represented in the final two rounds of the 2014-15 season. Warsaw standout Jonny Hollar, who … Read More


Moore Joins Kansas For World Games

Nic Moore has found a new college basketball team to suit up for. At least for the next few weeks. Moore, a former star player at Warsaw Community High School, will play with Kansas in the World University Games next month in South Korea. Moore, who just finished … Read More


Wawasee Track Pair To Compete As All-Stars

SYRACUSE – The outstanding duo of Clayton Cook and JJ Gilmer will get one more chance to shine as high school track stars. The pair of recent Wawasee High School graduates will both take part Saturday in the Midwest Meet of Champions. The two were named to the … Read More

Tippy Valley Sports

Bibler Hopes To Make Difference In New Career

AKRON – Scott Bibler has spent the last 25 years making a difference in the lives of young people as a football coach and educator at Tippecanoe Valley High School. He hopes to continue that impact as he trades in his coaching whistle for a new career. Bibler … Read More


Grace Spikers Leave For Trip To Israel

WINONA LAKE – The Grace College volleyball team left campus Tuesday for a two-week trip to Israel. The Lady Lancers, who will be gone June 9-22, will spend time in several cities for a sport mission trip in conjunction with Ignite International. The team will visit Jerusalem, Bethlehem, … Read More