SOUTH BEND — Two days after being without eight players on its depth chart for its 52-0 win over South Florida, the Notre Dame football program announced in a statement that 10 players on the Fighting Irish roster are either in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.

GOSHEN — When a high school football team gets the ball 13 times in a game and starts eight of those drives at the 50-yard line or in the opposing team’s end of the field chances are very high that good things are going to happen for that squad.

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Elkhart County

  • Positive cases — 6,387, up 22
  • Deaths — 109, zero new
  • Unique individuals tested — 70,575, up 738
  • 7-day positivity rate, all — 5.4%
  • 7-day unique individual positivity rate — 10.4%
  • Overall positivity rate — 13.0%
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Podcasts

Listen to the latest Goshen News podcast.

  • 1:23:00

Dan Shenk and Lee Roy Berry Jr. talk with podcast host Patrick McGuire, Elkhart County Historical Museum curator of education, about Goshen's history as a sundown town and the resolution Goshen city officials passed recognizing that. The two men were instrumental in collecting historical evidence and initiating the resolution.

  • 49:47

Leslie Weirich's son, Austin, killed himself in 2016. Since 2018, she has been speaking about suicide and telling Austin's story to youth throughout northern Indiana. In May, she founded ClearlyHope.org and recently added a website of the same name. She chats with host Sheila Selman about her initiative, Austin, daughter Hannah and why it's necessary to speak with youth about suicide. Also, at the end, we've included a song by Hannah dedicated to her brother, "Fight For You."

Sports Podcasts

Listen to the latest Goshen News Sports podcast.

  • 35:00

Fairfield's volleyball team was cleared to play Tuesday after canceling some upcoming games Monday night because of a COVID-19 concern. The TGN sports team of Greg Keim and Austin Hough talk about what happened, along with prep football, Notre Dame and more in this week's podcast.

  • 40:59

Our TGN sports team of Greg Keim and Austin Hough have been busy covering football games. They talk about their impressions of those games and athletes in this week's podcast. Plus, a memorable tribute to West Noble soccer player Anthony Reyes.

  • 42:16

Friday night football returns. The Goshen News sports team of Greg Keim and Austin Hough talk about the matchups, plus girls golf, local athletes, a soccer player's death at West Noble and the Indy 500 in this week's episode.

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Video by Tracy Boles who lives next to the airport.

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