Girls prep for Nancy Rehm Border War game

The best boys and girls basketball players in the Fort will play in the Nancy Rehm Border War Game on Sunday.

Leo High School Rugby team wins state title

LEO-CEDARVILLE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Leo High School rugby team is enjoying their new bling after bringing home the state rugby title on Monday.  The team beat Avon 29 to 24 in overtime to bring home the win.  The players say rugby is both a mental and physical game.  They have to depend on one another for success, and it’s that kind of team relationship that helped them win a state championship.  The Leo Rugby team has only been around for four years,…

Concordia rallies for back-to-back sectional titles

New Haven (20-9) and Concordia (17-9) mercied their ways to a sectional title matchup, combining for 28 runs in their last outings, but on Memorial Day it would take the Cadets just two runs to win, both of which would not come until the last inning of play. Memorial Day was a different story, as both teams stayed scoreless until the fifth inning when New Haven’s Chris Scheid put the ball in play to force a sacrifice fly that brought in Kasey Paschal from third.

Carroll Track & Field repeats as regional champs

The Chargers blazed by their competition, once again, to win regionals, this time, by 15.5 points over second place Northrop.  Two-sport athlete Justin Becker led the way, winning the 100 M and finishing second in the 200 M preliminary. "It went really well today," Becker said after winning the first heat of the 200 M. "I just left all I had on the track." The second place Bruins received big help from their one-two punch in the 800 M with J…

‘Biggie’ and Beachem bring together Fort Wayne’s basketball family

Seeing old friends and creating new competition, Fort Wayne’s best are back and in action for the city they love. "I like coming home for the summers," Swanigan said before warm-ups. "This is something for fun so we can go out and compete." One year after making the jump to the NBA, Homestead grad ‘Biggie’ Swanigan joined up with fellow rookie and buddy V.J. Beachem. Together, these two have brought together Fort Wayne’s basketball family in the first annual Ma…

Four local high school stars from Northrop and Woodlan sign to next level

A big signing day in the Fort, as three students from Northrop High School are moving on to the next level, along with a multi-sport athlete out of Woodlan. Football star Gavin Schoenle goes on to play at Ohio Dominican University. "Once i went to Ohio Dominican, talking with the coaches and some of the players that were there there, I really felt like it was the place for me," Schoenle said. "It felt like home." 

11th annual Northeast Indiana Football Skills Camp another success

High school football coaches from around Fort Wayne gathered together, once again, Sunday afternoon as the 11th annual Northeast Indiana Football Skills Camp at Homestead High School draws near a close. "It’s gotten better and better, and it’s because of the coaches here," Homestead head coach Chad Zolman said before Sunday’s session. "The reputation of the camp is built on what they do with the kids." The top local football minds taught about 300 play…

Nationally touted 8th grader Ayanna Patterson continues ascension

Most 8th graders don’t have their choice of colleges knocking down their doors, but Fort Wayne’s Ayanna Patterson anything but ordinary. Patterson, in fact, is still keeping the Summit Athletic Conference at bay, making sure she selects the right high school for her. Whichever schools win the Patterson lotto, they will be in for a treat. Already soaring over six feet tall, the young phenom showed off here skills at Spiece Fieldhouse Thursday night in a local middle school all-…

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