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Fife Learning From MSU’s Izzo At Final Four

When Dane Fife left the head coaching position at IPFW to take an assistant job at Michigan State four years ago, he did so for a number of reasons – and that included a shot at coaching in the Final Four.

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Base: IPFW Ends Seven Game Skid

Behind stellar pitching performances from IPFW pitchers Trevor Storie, Zach Dowden, and Jake Weber, and a walk-off sacrifice fly from Jonathan Valenzuela-Reece, the IPFW baseball team snapped its seven game losing skid with a 4-3 win over the North Dakota State Bison on Friday afternoon in 11 innings.

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Arnie Ball Awarded 2015 Chancellor’s Medal

Arnie Ball, the long-time head coach of the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) men’s volleyball team, was awarded the IPFW Chancellor’s Medal at his retirement celebration on Thursday.

A ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis as Middle Tennessee's shoots during NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 20, 2010.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties they faced for failing.

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BASE: Purdue Tops IPFW 9-1

Despite a Shane Trevino solo home run to lead off the second inning, the IPFW baseball team fell 9-1 to the Purdue Boilermakers at Alexander Field on Wednesday evening.

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Dwenger Grad Ashley Burkhardt Picked In NPF Draft

Bishop Dwenger graduate and Purdue senior Ashley Burkhardt was selected with the 15th overall selection by the Dallas Charge in the National Pro Fastpitch college draft on Wednesday night.

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SOFT: St. Francis Swept By Bethel

Saint Francis mustered just two runs in two games as the Cougars were swept in a double header by Bethel on Tuesday afternoon.