SOUTH BEND — May 15. That’s the key date for Notre Dame football right now.
GOSHEN — Alexander Rabadzhiev was surprised by one thing when he first enrolled at Goshen College.
As generations pass, the game remains the same. The basket is still 10 feet off the floor. The free throw line is still 15 feet from the basket. The court is still 84 feet long.
There were no jitters.
MIDDLEBURY — The new Northridge athletics complex is still on schedule to open in the fall, despite the coronavirus pandemic slowing down some of the work schedule.
GOSHEN — For the first time in its existence, the Goshen Youth Soccer Organization will not have a season.
GOSHEN — The final 18 holes of the coronavirus-shortened collegiate golf season was the best of her career. In fact, it was the best ever recorded in the history of the Purdue Fort Wayne women’s program.
The lore of high school basketball in Indiana has been created in part by the writers and broadcasters who have chronicled it.
LIGONIER — DeeDee Schermerhorn, the wife of West Noble Athletic Director Tom Schermerhorn, confirmed to The Goshen News that Tom has been diagnosed with COVID-19. She also said it’s a day-to-day process currently with no set timeline on when Tom may be able to be released from the hospital.
The following is a press release from Warsaw Community High School.
Some 35 years ago, the North Central Conference was the beating heart of Indiana high school basketball.
ELKHART — Kyle Sears, Elkhart Memorial High School boys basketball coach for the past six seasons, has been named the new coach for the Elkhart High School Lions for the 2020-21 school year.
Saturday would have been the semifinals of the NCCA men’s national basketball tournament and Monday would have been the championship contest.
The film “Hoosiers," based on tiny Milan's epic upset of heavyweight Muncie Central for the 1954 Indiana High School basketball state championship, drew critical acclaim and achieved box office success when it was released in 1986.
After being away from home since August 24, Errick McCollum is finally home.
GOSHEN — The announcement we all knew was very likely became official Thursday afternoon when the IHSAA issued the following statement after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb closed schools for the rest of the school year in the state.
GOSHEN — It was the latest — or technically earliest? — Jonny Mora had ever worked out.
MIDDLEBURY — There are times in life when the experience of accomplishing a goal is just as satisfying as the final result.
GOSHEN — All sports have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This includes local youth leagues, like Goshen Youth Soccer Organization (GYSO) and Goshen Little League (GLL).
GOSHEN — West Noble Athletic Director Tom Schermerhorn is on a ventilator at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. The news broke via social media and was confirmed by The Goshen News Tuesday.
GOSHEN — Senior Grace Hales was the leading scorer at 12.2 points per game for the Valparaiso Crusaders women’s basketball team that finished with a 17-12 overall record, 9-9 in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Jim Klug’s office phone rings off the hook with anxious anglers inquiring about the status of their upcoming fly-fishing trips.
MIDDLEBURY — Sam Troyer is living the dream of many a young boy: having the opportunity to play professional baseball.
GOSHEN — Justin Stevens has been waiting a long time for the opportunity to become the head golf pro at a country club.
GOSHEN — When asked to describe how the month of March has been for them, both Dr. Erica Albertin and Rustin Nyce chuckled.
I had never met Roger Moore until last year’s Elkhart County 4-H Fair. He was sitting in the hospitality room, eating dinner with the other older gentlemen who were about to referee the 3-on-3 basketball games at the fair that night. Desperate for any sort of story to write, I sat down at th…
GOSHEN — Wednesday was one of the best weather days the area has had this year. The sun was shining, the temperature was in the high 50s and there were no signs of inclement weather.
The 2019-20 Northridge boys basketball seniors received a pleasant surprise Wednesday night on one of the flagship shows in sports television.
NAPPANEE — When the games mattered most, Maddy Payne put on her best performances.
NAPPANEE — When you win a state championship as a head coach, chances are you’re going to receive numerous honors.
BLOOMINGTON – Aaron Wellman said it was a gut decision. Wellman had built a strong reputation in his four years as head strength and conditioning coach in the NFL with the New York Giants.
DUNLAP — On March 24, 1990, more than 41,000 people packed the Hoosier Dome to watch a high school basketball game.
Over the last 10 days, we’ve been so bombarded with cataclysmic changes in the world of sports that it’s easy to get numb to it all.
MIDDLEBURY — Sara Troyer should be enjoying one of the highlights of her athletic career by competing in the NCAA National Diving Championships that were scheduled for yesterday and today in Athens, Georgia.
John (Paul) Neidig, who has enjoyed a 34-year career in secondary education and athletic administration, has been named by the Executive Committee as the next commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
Ten days from now, JJ DuBois and Darin Kauffman were expected to be trading lineup cards with each other as the high school baseball season was to begin. JJ would be starting his second season leading Goshen, while Darin was set to start season number three at Fairfield.
GOSHEN — Brandon Emerick shared the scoring leadership with classmate Nathaniel Shead at 16.0 points per game for the Rockford University Regents this men’s college basketball season.
The IHSAA officially canceled the state boys basketball tournament Thursday due to coronavirus concerns. In a statement, the IHSAA cited Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s directive to closing all schools through May 1 as the reason the tournament was canceled.
GOSHEN — Numerous area head coaches were set to embark on their first seasons with teams before the coronavirus shutdown normal day-to-day functions in the United States. Although the IHSAA hasn’t officially canceled the spring sports season yet, the virus has left a lot of people uncertain …
SOUTH BEND — Whether it is going to be a good memory or one of a more frustrating nature, Natalie Newell will never forget her first season as a head coach.
MIDDLEBURY— When he was first approached about being an assistant coach for the 2020 Indiana Girls All-Stars, Doug Springer was hesitant.
In a normal world, all spring sport athletes and coaches would be officially underway with their seasons. Baseball, boys golf and girls tennis teams were allowed to start officially practicing Monday, softball and unified track on March 9 and boys and girls track and field on February 17. In…
LAGRANGE — Ryan O’Shea was announced as the new Lakeland head football coach Monday at the school’s board meeting.
The COVID-19 virus has affected life as we know it in the United States. The sports world is no different.
Indiana made it official Monday, hiring Aaron Wellman as its new strength and conditioning coach.
The league champion Northridge Raiders placed three players on the all-Northern Lakes Conference high school boys basketball team for the 2019-20 season.
The Westview Warriors had two representatives and the Fairfield Falcons, Lakeland Lakers and West Noble Chargers each one on the all-Northeast Corner Conference high school boys basketball team for the 2019-20 season.
GOSHEN — The coronavirus has struck again.
MUNCIE — Aundreya Wegener thought her high school gymnastics career was over last Saturday. She scored an 8.95 in the floor routine at the Huntington regional, finishing tied for 12th. The top six go to state, a mark the Wawasee senior fell short of by 0.25 points.
The IHSAA announced the boys basketball tournament has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
This Week's Circulars
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Alva R. Miller, 80, Shipshewana, died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 5, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born March 26, 1940, in Goshen, to Levi and Ella (Troyer) Miller. On Oct. 12, 1961, in LaGrange County, he married Edna Ellen Yoder. She su…
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