Our area’s best 8th grade basketball player plans to make Homestead her home for the next four years.
Then there were two. Saturday saw plenty of the top high school baseball team around Fort Wayne eliminated. Still standing are Jay County of 3A and Northfield of 1A, as took care of business through regionals en route to semi-state championship appearances. Both teams will play Saturday, June 9, in Kokomo. Northfield does battle with Daleville at 1 p.m. for a chance at a trip to the state finals. Jay County follows at 3 p.m. against Andrean.
23 years after helping Concordia reach the state championship game in baseball, Brian Reith now helps mold talented young pitchers into big league talents.
They only started playing rugby four years ago, but that didn’t stop Leo from winning a state championship earlier this week.
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,…
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.
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…
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…
Carroll’s fearsome foursome and Northrop’s Shaton Vaughn quest to repeat as state champions started with a bang louder than a start gun.
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."