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Several Area Players Among IBCA Hoops Awards

INDIANAPOLIS – Fifteen seniors and 15 underclass boys basketball players have earned IBCA/Subway “Supreme 15″ All-State honors for 2014-15, it was announced Thursday. In a new level of awards, the IBCA also named 30 Large School All-State players (15 seniors, 15 underclass) and 30 Small School All-State players (15 seniors, 15 … Read More


Triton Looking To Step Further

BOURBON – Triton’s girls tennis team surprised even themselves last season in their march to the sectional finals of the Bremen Sectional. But feelings of both optimism and skepticism surround the Triton team as spring ushers in a new season. Triton seemed to have all the right pieces … Read More

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Wawasee, Triton Reload For 2015 Redemption Tour

SYRACUSE – More than 600 people watched Wawasee’s softball offseason motivation begin as Leo celebrated a regional title in Syracuse last June. Most of the Lady Warriors have been counting down to the season on social media and in offseason training ever since, especially when Leo won the … Read More


KC-ED Promotes Graduation One Relationship At A Time

By BRITTANY LYON Director, Kosciusko County Educational Development Kosciusko County Educational Development student, Logan Dickerson, poses for a picture outside of her KC-Ed class. Logan is a Junior who is learning how to stay focused in class to be able to finish her tasks. Her coach, Mike Casey, … Read More

Valley, Whitko Athletes Earn Honors

A large number of athletes from both Tippecanoe Valley and Whitko have earned All-Academic Team honors from the Three Rivers Conference for the winter sports season. Named to the team from Valley were Julie Pomeroy and Katie Gunter from the girls swim team and Morgan Brazo and Taylor … Read More


Wawasee Knocks Out Whitko

LIGONIER – If you see a Wawasee basketball player walking around with slightly better posture in the next few days its because the Warrior just lifted a huge weight of their back Tuesday night. Wawasee took its first step towards winning a sectional title by winning its first … Read More

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Ink Free News Team Features Great Guards

Basketball teams at any level of play win a lot of games due to great guard play. The first IFN All-Area boys basketball team would win a lot of games for that reason. The honor squad, chosen by the members of the IFN Sports Staff, features a plethora … 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

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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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Nick’s Picks: The Pink Pen And The Oscars

Why the pink pen? Who the heck is Oscar? Well, you know the Oscars are this weekend. So, that answers one question. But, why the pink pen? Every week I write out my picks before typing them up. I typically do this with my perfect Sharpie pen (product … Read More

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Team Effort Ensures Valley Rules [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – It was like the Tippecanoe Valley girls basketball program had done this before. Three times before, to be exact, but the fourth time was the sweetest for the Lady Vikings after beating Whitko, 62-36, Monday night in the championship game of the IHSAA Class 3-A Wawasee … Read More