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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Reiff Helps Lift Whitko

LAGRANGE – The Whitko girls basketball team guaranteed itself a winning record with a win Tuesday night. The Wildcats picked up win number 12 by downing potential sectional opponent Lakeland 48-39. Aly Reiff led all scorers with 26 points, including a 12-point effort in the fourth quarter as … Read More

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Second-Half Surge Nets Whitko Win

WABASH – A strong second-half effort enabled Whitko to collect a conference girls basketball win at Northfield Saturday. The Wildcats outscored the hosts 22-11 in the final half to post a 37-28 win in Three Rivers Conference action. Northfield led 13-5 after the opening period and 17-15 at … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The After School Special

(After school special, because it’s after 3 p.m. Do you get it??? Yeah, you get it.) Here we are, a new week of games and a new week of picks. Usually I try to come up with something mildly interesting to talk about before getting to my picks … Read More

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Whitko Among TinCaps’ High School Series

FORT WAYNE – Thanks to Parkview Sports Medicine, high school baseball will be back at Parkview Field in 2015. While the TinCaps are out of town in the spring, 24 area schools will have the opportunity to play at Minor League Baseball’s top-rated ballpark as part of the … Read More

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Whitko Middle Holds R.O.A.R. Reward Celebration

By KELLY GOODE Whitko Middle School On Wednesday, Jan. 21, Whitko Middle School held a R.O.A.R. Reward celebration after school for students as part of our Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program. Students who demonstrated Respect, being On Task, Advocacy, and Responsibility during the first semester of this … Read More


Whitko Avoids Collapse, Beats Wawasee

SYRACUSE – It was a tale of two halves for the Whitko and Wawasee girls basketball teams Tuesday night. After a spectacular first half of play by the visiting Wildcats, Wawasee found its niche in the second half to keep fans entertained to the final minute. Whitko did … Read More

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Whitko Wrestling Club Seeking Grapplers

SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko wrestling club is seeking wrestlers for its successful program. The club will hold practices every Tuesday and Thursday in the Whitko Middle School wrestling room, running from 6-7:30 p.m. The Whitko wrestling club is open to both boys and girls from pre-school to … Read More

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Southwood Keeps Whitko At Distance

WABASH – A horrific start to the boys basketball game Friday night by Whitko gave Southwood a definitive advantage in a 71-62 win for the host Knights. Southwood opened with a 25-9 lead after one quarter of play, to which Whitko could not fully make up the difference. … Read More