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“Ladies, We’re Going To Indy!” [VIDEO]

WARSAW – Morgan Brazo played a whole one minute and 35 seconds of basketball Saturday but made the biggest exclamation that echoed through a buzzing Warsaw Tiger Den, “Ladies, we’re going to Indy!” Brazo’s proclamation was made following Tippecanoe Valley’s 60-45 win over Rochester in the IHSAA Class … Read More


Tigers Take Thriller In Overtime

WARSAW – The senior members of the Warsaw boys basketball team said goodbye to the home hardwood in fitting fashion Friday night. The host Tigers made it one memorable Senior Night with a thrilling 48-47 overtime win over Class 4-A No.  6  Carroll. A layup by Jake Mangas, … Read More

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Warsaw Well Represented On All-NLC Hoops List

DUNLAP – Warsaw’s fantastic boys basketball season in the Northern Lakes Conference was rewarded as the Tigers have four players and head coach Doug Ogle among the All-Northern Lakes Conference awards issued Friday. The 7-0 Tigers had sophomore Kyle Mangas and junior Paul Marandet among the All-NLC list, … 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

WCHS Sets Procedures For Semistate Saturday

(Editor’s Note: The following is a statement released this afternoon via email by WCHS Athletic Director Dave Anson) WARSAW  – As we approach the Girls Basketball Semi State at Warsaw Community High School, the WCHS Athletic Office would like to pass on a few reminders regarding tickets and … Read More


Kauffman Earns Academic All-American Honors

WINONA LAKE – Grace College senior Allison Kauffman has been named to the prestigious Capital One Academic All-America® Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Kauffman was one of just five members on the First Team College Division and the only representative of the Crossroads … Read More

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Locals Pepper State Swim Prelims

INDIANAPOLIS – While there are just three local swimmers seeded within the top 10 heading into the IHSAA Boys Swimming State Championships, there are 42 individuals and relay teams, along with four divers, all with a chance to attain this weekend. The Northern Lakes Conference will be very … Read More


Hoffer Has Found His Way At Grace

WINONA LAKE – The game of basketball, through all of life’s trials and tribulations, has always been a constant for Chad Hoffer. It’s always been a source of comfort and strength for the former hoops star at Tippecanoe Valley High School. Hoffer has used the game he loves … Read More

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Vikings On High Note Headed To Sectional

AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley boys basketball coach Bill Patrick doesn’t hesitate for a minute about who the team to beat is in the sectional. “NorthWood is by far at the top of the list,” said Patrick. “They have talent. Braxton Linville is tough and Dakiyron Fox is a … Read More

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Warsaw Set As Sectional Favorite

WARSAW – The Warsaw boys basketball team has definitely earned the right to be called sectional favorites. Coach Doug Ogle has no problem with that either. The Tigers are a perfect 5-0 versus the rest of the field in the Class 4-A Elkhart Sectional set for historic North … Read More

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LCA Looking Forward To Fresh Start

WINONA LAKE – The 2014-15 season has been challenging at best for the Lakeland Christian Academy boys basketball team. The team has gone without a win through Valentine’s Day weekend, but that does not mean the Cougars have no love for the opportunity at playing in the sectional. … Read More

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Whitko Starting To Figure Things Out

SOUTH WHITLEY – First-year head coach Roger Fleetwood isn’t expecting the moon from his Whitko Wildcats. But he isn’t expecting his young team to lie down at the West Noble Boys Basketball Sectional, either. Fleetwood, who has coached for over 35 years and is closing in on 500 … Read More

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Goal Remains The Same For Warriors

SYRACUSE – The regular season has not gone exactly as the Wawasee Warriors basketball team had envisioned. The team hit a long losing skid in the middle of its season but has since recovered and appears to be peaking at the right time heading into the sectional 21 … Read More

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Trojans Peaking At The Right Time

BOURBON – Thankfully for the Triton boys basketball team, the sectional is played in March and not December. The Trojans, 4-5 after Christmas break officially ended Jan. 3, have been on a roll ever since. Triton won six of its next seven games, navigating through the Northern State … Read More

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Wawasee Pieces Together Win Over Plymouth [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – Senior night for the Wawasee gymnastics team had all three seniors in the house. Only one, however, was dressed and ready to go. As Wawasee deals with the annual crush of injuries that plague programs near and far as the sectional looms, battling for attrition seemed … Read More

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Kauffman Excels All-Around For Grace

WINONA LAKE – True student-athletes like Allison Kauffman just do not come along very often. Just ask Grace College women’s basketball coach Scott Blum about how much his senior star will be missed, both off and on the court. “Allie is going to be missed in every aspect … Read More