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Panthers can't slow Spartans

The only thing that could stop Homestead was the clock.

September 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Highlights

ScoreboardBishop Dwenger 10, Carroll 3Northrop 40, Concordia 33

September 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Dwenger senior delivers season-defining play

Hadyen Ellinger hadn't taken an offensive snap all night.

September 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Bruins get overtime win

Eli Fincher's 6-yard touchdown led Northrop to a 40-33 overtime victory over Concordia.

September 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Win puts Knights in control of conference

KENDALLVILLE – East Noble is in control of the Northeast 8 race.

September 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Homestead takes control of SAC

The only thing that could stop Homestead was the clock.

September 20, 2019 11:10 pm


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Trust in senior pays off for Dwenger

Hadyen Ellinger hadn’t taken an offensive snap all night.

September 20, 2019 11:00 pm


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Northrop tops Concordia in OT

Eli Fincher’s 6-yard touchdown led Northrop to a 40-33 overtime victory over Concordia.

September 20, 2019 11:00 pm


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East Noble shows who's boss in NE8

KENDALLVILLE – East Noble is in control of the Northeast 8 race.

September 20, 2019 10:50 pm


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Friday Night Football Gallery

Friday Night Football games: Bishop Dwenger vs. Carroll, Homestead vs. Snider 

September 20, 2019 10:10 pm


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Friday Night Football Gallery: East Noble vs. Leo

East Noble played host to Leo at East Noble High School on Friday.

September 20, 2019 10:10 pm


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High School Football Scoreboard: Week 5

Bluffton 43, Jay County 19Bishop Dwenger 10, Carroll 3Fremont 20, Central Noble 17

September 20, 2019 7:20 pm


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Dwenger takes SAC tennis championship

The Bishop Dwenger tennis team defeated Northrop 5-0 at Zollner on Thursday to claim the SAC Championship.

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Top 15

Homestead knocked off an undefeated reigning state champion last Friday, and for that they move into the top position in our rankings.

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Young Eagle becoming leader

Columbia City quarterback Greg Bolt is used to playing with the big boys. As the youngest of four brothers, all of whom went through the...

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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No shaking Knights' senior

Now, almost a year later, Bishop Luers golf coach Mike Harris admits he got worried during Madeleine Pape's second round at the 2018...

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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5 Games to watch

SAC

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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High School football: Week 5 picks

Victoria Jacobsen bounced back from her worst week to win Week 4 by going 18-3. She is now 73-12 overall. Mark Jaworski (69-16), Josh...

September 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Bishop Dwenger wins SAC tennis title

The Bishop Dwenger tennis team defeated Northrop 5-0 at Zollner on Thursday to claim the SAC Championship.

September 19, 2019 10:40 pm


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Thunder linebacker rejects fear

Joseph Steigmeyer had some moments, as feeling was still coming back into his body, when he thought maybe football was no longer in the...

September 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Saints eliminate errors, easily breeze past Knights

Bishop Dwenger volleyball coach Tim Houser said he thought his team was making a few too many errors in the first two sets against...

September 18, 2019 1:00 am


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North Side's perfect team to be honored

They are all in their 50s now, grown men with careers and families and children who are themselves grown in a lot of cases.

September 18, 2019 1:00 am


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No. 2 Spartans surge past No. 8 Chargers in tennis

Homestead's second-ranked boys tennis team got a commanding victory at No. 1 singles from Daniel Gilbert and defeated No. 8 Carroll 5-0...

September 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Dwenger volleyball sweeps Luers

Bishop Dwenger volleyball coach Tim Houser said he thought his team was making a few too many errors in the first two sets against...

September 17, 2019 10:40 pm


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Homestead boys sweep Carroll in tennis

Homestead’s second-ranked boys tennis team got a commanding victory at No. 1 singles from Daniel Gilbert and defeated No. 8...

September 17, 2019 9:30 pm


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Carroll girls drop to second in cross country poll

The Carroll girls cross country team dropped to second in this week's Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches poll. The...

September 17, 2019 6:40 pm


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Carroll boys tennis cracks the top 10

Homestead boys tennis remains the No. 2-ranked team in the state after beating No. 3 Floyd Central. Carroll has moved up three spots to...

September 17, 2019 6:40 pm


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Bishop Dwenger falls out of volleyball poll

Concordia (11-4) fell one spot in the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association poll to No. 5 in Class 3A. Bishop Dwenger...

September 17, 2019 6:40 pm


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Snider football moves to No. 4

Snider moved up a spot in the football coaches poll this week to No. 4 in Class 6A after improving to 4-0. Homestead (4-0) remains in...

September 17, 2019 6:20 pm


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Journal Gazette's Choice: Seth Van Wagner

Garrett's Seth Van Wagner had 153 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the Railroaders' 37-34 win over Lakeland.

September 17, 2019 1:01 am


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Readers' Choice: Bailey Parker

East Noble quarterback Bailey Parker passed for 256 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 72 yards and a touchdown in the Knights' 35-7...

September 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Bleacher-damage investigation at Dwenger continues

An investigation into who damaged bleachers at Bishop Dwenger High School continues.

September 16, 2019 5:00 pm


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7-footer Bavis, 71, was star center for Garrett, Purdue

Chuck Bavis, one of the Fort Wayne area's most successful basketball players, died Saturday morning at age 71.

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Spartans lose lead in closing seconds

Homestead was less than 30 seconds away from what would've been the biggest win of the season.

September 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Saints take SAC golf title; Luers' Pape wins medalist

Madeleine Pape of Bishop Luers won medalist honors at the girls SAC golf tournament with a 3-over-par 76 at Brookwood Golf Club on...

September 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Spartans find room to run against Saints

Homestead running back Braeden Hardwick lit up the Bishop Dwenger defense in Friday's 17-15 win, running for 215 yards and two...

September 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Chuck Bavis former high school and college basketball stand out, dies at 71

Chuck Bavis, one of the Fort Wayne's area's most-successful basketball players ever, passed away Saturday morning at age 71.

September 15, 2019 12:57 pm


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Angola second at NECC girls golf tournament

Angola took second place at the Northeast Corner Conference tournament at Heron Creek Golf Club in LaGrange on Saturday.

September 15, 2019 12:10 am


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Bishop Dwenger girls win SAC golf title

Madeleine Pape of Bishop Luers won medalist honors at the girls SAC golf tournament with a 3-over-par 76 at Brookwood Golf Club on...

September 14, 2019 9:30 pm


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Saturday Gallery: Homestead vs. Noblesville Soccer

Homestead played host to Noblesville at the Homestead High School soccer fields on Saturday. 

September 14, 2019 5:50 pm


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Homestead frustrated by tie with Noblesville

Homestead was less than 30 seconds away from what would've been the biggest win of the season.

September 14, 2019 5:30 pm


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Spartans win battle of unbeatens

“Both teams played really hard for a really long time ..."

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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ScoreboardAdams Central 46, Jay County 6West Noble 41, Angola 27

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Knights make 'statement' with blowout of NE8 rival

WATERLOO – East Noble football coach Luke Amstutz gathered around his team Friday night and repeated “that was a...

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Chargers get revenge for 2017 thrashing

LIGONIER – Circled. Bolded. Red-lettered. However you want to say it, West Noble's senior class remembered a 51-point home loss to...

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Davis carries Eastside to upset of No. 5 Busco

Laban Davis completed 6 of 8 passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns and ran 14 times for 110 yards and two more scores to lead Eastside...

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Homestead holds off Dwenger

Homestead coach Chad Zolman said he had told his team ahead of the game that the side that played hardest, longest, would win in the...

September 13, 2019 11:10 pm


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East Noble reminds DeKalb who's best in NE8

WATERLOO – East Noble football coach Luke Amstutz gathered around his team Friday night and repeated "that was a...

September 13, 2019 11:10 pm


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West Noble gets its revenge on Angola

LIGONIER – Circled. Bolded. Red-lettered. However you want to say it, West Noble’s senior class remembered a 51-point...

September 13, 2019 10:50 pm


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Eastside stuns Churubusco

Laban Davis completed 6 of 8 passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns and ran 14 times for 110 yards and two more scores to lead Eastside...

September 13, 2019 10:40 pm


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Friday Night Football: Bishop Dwenger vs. Homestead

Bishop Dwenger played host to Homestead at Shields Field on Friday.

September 13, 2019 10:20 pm


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Friday Gallery: West Noble vs. Angola

West Noble played host to Angola in Friday night football. 

September 13, 2019 10:10 pm


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Chargers vow to finish job this time

Carroll is off to a solid start. The Chargers are 2-1, with two dominant wins and their lone loss coming by one point to perennial SAC...

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Poll spots to be decided on the field

Get ready for some separation in this poll! Ranking our local teams by relative competitiveness in their conferences and classifications...

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Five Games to Watch

SAC

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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High School Football: Week 4 Picks

The race got a little tighter as Mark Jaworski (52-12) picked up two games by going 17-4 last week. He was followed by Elizabeth Wyman...

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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These Hornets are special

The class of 2020 is special for Angola volleyball coach Lloy Ball.

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Warsaw's Mevis commits to Mizzou

Warsaw kicker Harrison Mevis announced on Twitter Wednesday night that he has committed to play at Missouri. 

September 11, 2019 11:10 pm


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Chargers starting to find rhythm

Carroll volleyball coach Matt McCarter said his team began the season with a lack of experience, and the lack of rhythm that comes with...

September 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Leo beats Bellmont on courts

It was a battle between two of the best tennis programs in the NE8 on Tuesday, when Leo defeated Bellmont 3-2 at home.

September 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Carroll cruises past Northrop in volleyball

Carroll volleyball coach Matt McCarter said his team began the season with a lack of experience, and the lack of rhythm that comes with...

September 10, 2019 10:40 pm


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Leo tops Bellmont in tennis

It was a battle between two of the best tennis programs in the NE8 Tuesday, when Leo defeated Bellmont 3-2 at Leo.

September 10, 2019 10:30 pm


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Tuesday Gallery: Northrop at Carroll volleyball

Carroll hosted Northrop for High School girl's volleyball on Tuesday night. 

September 10, 2019 9:20 pm


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Bishop Dwenger, Concordia enter volleyball rankings

Bishop Dwenger entered the Class 3A volleyball coaches poll at No. 3, and Concordia also appeared in the rankings at No. 4. Garrett and...

September 10, 2019 8:40 pm


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Cadet boys, Chargers girls still No. 1

The Concordia boys and Carroll girls remain the top-ranked cross country teams in the state according to this week's Indiana Association...

September 10, 2019 8:40 pm


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Homestead tennis holds steady at No. 2

Local teams held steady in the September 9 boys tennis poll, as Homestead remains the second-ranked team in the state behind Carmel.

September 10, 2019 8:40 pm


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Homestead football moves into state rankings

Homestead (3-0) moved into the Indiana Football Coaches Association rankings this week, appearing at No. 10. The Spartans also entered...

September 10, 2019 8:40 pm


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Tradition built by Central Catholic carries on to this day

Ever since Bishop Luers started playing in 1960 and Bishop Dwenger in 1965, the schools have often produced dominant football teams that...

September 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Spartans 2nd at Hall of Fame event

The Homestead girls' golf team's performance at the Hall of Fame Classic, the biggest annual high school tournament outside of the state...

September 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Journal Gazette's choice: Jeffrey Becker

Jeffrey Becker of Carroll passed for 174 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 75 yards and a touchdown in the Chargers' win over North...

September 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Readers' choice: James Arnold

James Arnold of South Adams passed for 283 yards and five touchdowns in the Starfires' victory over Bluffton.

September 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Chargers best Tigers to take own tourney

Carroll boys soccer showed why it's the top-ranked team in the area, beating Warsaw 3-1 in the final of the Carroll Boy's Soccer Classic...

September 8, 2019 1:00 am


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3-0 Homestead dominant; Dwenger showdown looms

Homestead had a solid 8-4 season in 2018. But the Spartans are off to a booming start this year. With three wins, 151 points scored and...

September 8, 2019 1:00 am