FORT WAYNE — Steven Worlds has been waiting since last January to step on the football field for his new school after making the decision to transfer from Saginaw Valley State.
GOSHEN — Although the NAIA has moved all fall sports championships to the spring, the Crossroads League is intending to hold its fall sports contests this fall.
GOSHEN — When Concord senior Gracie Tucker chipped-in for birdie on her final hole Monday, she had no idea how important that shot would become.
On March 7, high school basketball games were being played all across the state. It was that magical time of the year in Indiana, as the state’s most popular sport was on its way to crowning its newest batch of state champions.
GOSHEN — Had it not been for a snowstorm that stranded him at Villanova University on a recruiting trip, it’s hard telling where Stephen Krecsmar might have ended up going to college.
NAPPANEE — NorthWood will once again headline the local girls golf scene in 2020, as the Panthers return their top two players from a team that finished sixth at the IHSAA state meet in 2019.
The last year has been a rough one for Steve Austin.
GOSHEN — An amendment to the IHSAA bylaws is allowing schools to determine whether a student athlete is eligible to play athletics if they choose to go virtual-only with their classwork this year.
GOSHEN — Daitriona Bonds has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at Holy Cross College in South Bend.
LONDON, Ky. — Emily Clouse has only been shooting archery at a national level for eight months, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving some notable success in the sport.
Notre Dame will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season as part of a plan to play 10 league games and start the week of Sept. 7, alterations brought on by the pandemic.
GOSHEN — The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday that practice for fall sports is on schedule to begin Friday for girls golf and Monday for all other fall sports.
TOPEKA — What does one of the most prolific scorers in Indiana high school basketball history do after his prep career is over?
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo expressed confidence Tuesday that his team’s season-opening game against Notre Dame will be held as currently scheduled.
DUNLAP — Following a one-week hiatus from conditioning and working out, the Concord Minutemen are back at it in preparation for the 2020 high school football season.
WAKARUSA — It took nearly five months, but the NorthWood girls basketball team finally has its jewelry.
GOSHEN — Bothered by chronic back problems while at Northridge High School, Ellie Lengacher wasn’t sure she was going to find a college to pursue her passion for soccer, despite having excelled in the sport for the Raiders.
GOSHEN — In a strange way, the coronavirus pandemic has helped out Fairfield boys tennis coach Mike Filbrun.
GOSHEN — Instead of going to your local high school to watch Friday night football this season, fans could have the option of watching the game from home, live-streamed on the internet.
The Atlantic Coast Conference and Notre Dame are considering whether the Fighting Irish will give up their treasured football independence to play as a member of the league for the 2020 season that has been thrown into question by the coronavirus pandemic.
LAGRANGE — Six weeks ago, Lincoln McDonald was planning on being an assistant soccer coach at his alma mater, Westview.
ELKHART — Merging the athletics programs at Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial high schools was always going to be a tough challenge. Throw in a global pandemic, and it’s made things that more complicated for the new Elkhart High School.
The calendar year 2020 is going to be remembered as one of the most unusual periods of time in the history of the sporting world, and it is just a little over halfway done.
SOUTH BEND — After not being able to wear their respective school’s colors this spring, NorthWood senior Sergio Lira-Ayala and Wawasee junior Grant Brooks had a chance to do so Tuesday.
NAPPANEE — Lizzie Hilderbrant hadn’t done a throw-in for six years when her coach asked her to do one in a sectional playoff game last year. She looked at her coach, Tom Shields, almost dumbfounded that he would request she do it, but Shields insisted she throw the ball back in.
DUNLAP — After a long wait to begin conditioning for the 2020 high school football season, players for the Concord Minutemen will have to wait another week before resuming workouts for the upcoming campaign.
WINONA LAKE — Emily Mast had to swallow her pride when she contacted the women’s tennis coach at Grace College about joining his program.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Fall sports at Michigan high schools will start on time, officials said Friday, although the schedule could change if coronavirus trends get worse.
GOSHEN — Michael Johnson was a key contributor during his freshman men’s basketball season for the Culver-Stockton Wildcats.
ELKHART — In third grade, Evelyn Theinert was asked to list three professions she’d like to work when she grew up.
As the state of the high school sports season this fall in Indiana remains in flux, some sports have been able to proceed almost without a hitch.
To play or not to play.
LAFAYETTE — Maddie Schermerhorn really enjoyed her first season of Purdue women’s volleyball and was excited about playing her sophomore campaign for the Boilermakers.
LAGRANGE — New Lakeland Athletic Director Kyle Grossman has had a hectic first few weeks on the job.
GOSHEN — The NFL team from Washington D.C. released a statement Monday saying they will be retiring its ‘Redskins’ nickname after 87 years of use. The team did not announce a new nickname for the team, but is expected to decide on one before the upcoming 2020 NFL season.
GOSHEN — Blake Glogouski qualified for the NCAA national championships in three of his four seasons for the Lake Erie Storm wrestling program.
Could Indiana high school football switch from a fall sport to a spring one? Could it be a one-time change or a permanent move?
GOSHEN — Sara Troyer was among four members of the University of Nebraska swimming and diving team to receive academic All-American honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaching Association of America for the 2019-20 season.
NEW PARIS — Adam Kezar had never competed in rodeo until five years ago. Now, he’s getting ready to head to his fifth-straight national championships competition.
GOSHEN — There’ll be some noticeable changes on the sidelines of Bethany Christian soccer games this fall.
GOSHEN — In what quite possibly might be the new norm when it comes to high school athletics, athletes in all sports were allowed to return to schools to begin preparations for the 2020-21 season Monday under a much different set of circumstances then they were previously accustomed too.
MIDDLEBURY — Former Lakeland High School girls basketball coach Dan Huizenga finds himself in an unfamiliar position: a volunteer assistant coach.
The University of Notre Dame released the following press release Tuesday regarding COVID-19 testing of its football players.
SOUTH BEND — Beth Holtz, an honorary Notre Dame Monogram winner, avid philanthropist, promoter of education and wife of former head football coach Lou Holtz, passed away last week at the age of 82.
VALPARAISO — Four years ago, when Grace Hales was making her college selection, being close to home was not high on the list of things she was looking for.
SYRACUSE — Even in his final days, all Andy Kryder could think about was swimming.
NAPPANEE — Imagine yourself in a football stance getting ready to snap the ball to the punter or holder and knowing the second you release the ball you are going to get blasted by a defensive lineman.
GOSHEN — Three decades after accumulating them, Doug Shaffer is finally selling his Sammy Sosa rookie card collection. It’s no small collection either, as the Goshen resident has 11,000 Topps Sammy Sosa 1990 rookie cards.
GOSHEN — When NorthWood High School graduate Mandy (Yoder) Stump was recently inducted into the Bethel University Athletic Hall of Fame, it started the thought process of other former area prep standouts and coaches that have had noteworthy careers at the collegiate level.
GOSHEN — The high school sports world stopped in Indiana March 13. More than three months later, it’s trying to make a comeback.
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