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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.

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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 — 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.

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…

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.

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.

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 …

Indiana made it official Monday, hiring Aaron Wellman as its new strength and conditioning coach.

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.

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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…