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Change, Optimism Heading Through Whitko

SOUTH WHITLEY – It is a curious time to be a fan of Whitko boys basketball. After one of the more dismal seasons the program had ever faced last year, a rejuvenation of sorts, perhaps even a revival of a proud program has begun. The catalyst? Meet coach … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: The ‘Better Late Than Never’ Edition

And we’re back! (Later than I planned!) Okay, so my break went a little longer than I had originally said. I originally put the wrong date in my last article about when I was going to return and then some things happened last week that made me put … Read More

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Maggard Named IFCA Player Of The Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Darby Maggard and two other standout players have been chosen was Week two winners in the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week program for 2014-15. Maggard, who averaged 34.3 points and 10.3 assists in three victories, was chosen as the District 1 winner (for games played Nov. … Read More

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Huntington North Hangs On

HUNTINGTON – Brianna Cumberland put up a huge scoring night, but it wasn’t enough for Whitko to escape Huntington North with a win Friday night. Cumberland scored a career-high 32 points, but Whitko’s fourth quarter rally fell short in a 71-61 loss to Huntington in girls basketball. Cumberland … Read More

South Pleasant UMC Invites Community To Hear Whitko Gospel Choir

The South Pleasant United Methodist Church invites the public to hear the Whitko High School Gospel Choir perform for worship at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. Afterwards, join in for the annual harvest dinner where the food and fellowship will overflow. For questions or more information, call Pastor … Read More

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Lady Wildcats Roar At Home

SOUTH WHITLEY – Whitko didn’t waste any time feeling good about the 2014-15 girls basketball season, smoking Central Noble, 48-27, Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. Whitko’s Brianna Cumberland hit a pair of treys and finished with 18 points to lead all scorers. Teammate Aly … Read More


Continued Success The Goal For Whitko

SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko girls basketball team is out to show that its success in 2013 was far from a fluke but rather the first sign of great things to come. The Wildcats ended a streak of five-consecutive losing seasons last year by finishing with a 16-7 … Read More

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Wildcats, Vikings Honored By TRC

A total of 10 players from the Whitko and Tippecanoe Valley football teams have earned all-conference honors for the 2014 season. The Wildcats, who finished as Three Rivers Conference runner-up this fall, had six players named to the all-conference team by the league’s coaches. Whitko players honored from … Read More

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Nick’s Picks: Sectional Football Edition

Another week of being ink free has come and gone. It has been a difficult journey for everyone here to keep up this ink free lifestyle. We had to fight back the pro-ink propagandists outside of our office this week. Eventually the unruly group of six disbanded and … Read More


Fairfield Sweep Ends Whitko’s Season

GOSHEN – The Whitko volleyball team knew it would have to bring its best to the table when it began its postseason journey Tuesday night in the Class 3A Sectional 21 Tournament at Fairfield High School. There was one team the Wildcats definitely did not want to draw … Read More

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Resilient Wildcats Handle Vikings [VIDEO]

AKRON – For two teams coming into Friday night’s football contest with something to prove, Whitko spent more time proving its point in a 34-16 win at Tippecanoe Valley. Both teams came into the night’s contest limping after lopsided losses last week in statement games. Valley started off … Read More