Blackhawk Christian secures state basketball championship

The Blackhawk Christian boys basketball team secured a win at the 1A state finals Saturday morning.

Jay County, Northfield to represent Fort Wayne area at semi-state

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.

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." 

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