12/15 Highlight Zone – Key SAC Double Headers

Keion Brooks Jr. scored a school-record 52 points as North Side bested South Side in the Highlight Zone “Game of the Week” while the South Side girls edged Northrop in a match-up of unbeatens.

St. Francis QB Ferrer named NAIA Player of the Year

St. Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer was named NAIA National Player of the Year at the banquet of champions on the eve of the title game. He’s the third Cougars player to receive the honor. 

Body found after house fire

Fire crews responded to a fire around 1 a.m. at a home on Defiance’s north edge. The homeowner is living outside of the country.

8 arrested, 6 more charged in drug takedown

Officers served warrants before dawn Thursday as part of Operation Breaking Traditions, named due to several of the suspects being related to one another.