Ball State has extended the contract of men’s basketball coach James Whitford through the 2020-21 season, director of intercollegiate athletics Mark Sandy announced.
A public viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 20 at Abundant Life Church, 3301 E. Coliseum Blvd. in Fort Wayne with the funeral service on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The team collected around $4,000.
IPFW baseball sweeps Saturday doubleheader against North Dakota State.
The University has scheduled a memorial prayer service at 5 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception.
The cause of death is pending while the coroner’s office performs additional testing with final cause to be released at a later time.
Indiana Tech baseball fell to top seed Madonna, 4-2, on Thursday evening in the championship game of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Tournament at Cornerstone University.
Homestead graduate and Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan is looking to gather as much feedback before May 25 as possible – and the NBA Combine in Chicago is the perfect place to make that happen.
New Haven High School graduate and University of Dayton basketball player Steve McElvene is being remembered as a hard worker on and off the court who did everything “big.” He died suddenly Thursday.
According to Draft Express, Hammons was invited to play 5 on 5, but elected to continue training in Houston.
Carroll High School’s all-time leading scorer is heading back to the Summit City.
Senior Greg Kaiser had two hits, including a three-run home run in the first inning, to lead IPFW to a 4-3 baseball road win at Purdue University of the Big Ten Conference Tuesday night.
IPFW senior outfielder Brandon Soat was named National Hitter of the Week, while Texas A&M senior right-handed pitcher Kyle Simonds was named National Pitcher of the Week.
The six-foot-three guard averaged 18.7 points a game as a senior, leading the Spartans to the SAC championship their first season in the conference.
Shaw comes to IPFW after spending the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach with the men’s program at Fresno Pacific University.
The Homestead grad was also selected as the Summit League Player of the Week after going 13-for-15 against SDSU.
IPFW posted season-highs in runs, hits (19), RBIs (18), triples (2) and total bases (36) in the series finale at South Dakota State. The Mastodons scored in every inning against the Jackrabbits en route to the game ending per the run rule after seven innings. IPFW scored two runs in the first, five in the second, one in the third, six in the fourth, one in the fifth, two in the sixth and one in seventh.
For the second year in a row the IPFW baseball team is teaming up with Versus Cancer to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research.
Despite the disappointment of Saturday’s results, Coach Gower and crew still had plenty to celebrate as they were awarded the league’s second automatic bid to the 2016 NAIA National Championships as the tourney runner-up. It will be the second time in program history the Foresters have qualified for NAIA nationals.
Junior Jackson Boyce had three hits and three RBIs, and senior Brandon Soat added two hits and three RBIs, as well, to lead IPFW to a 7-5 Summit League baseball road win at South Dakota State University Saturday afternoon at Erv Huether Field in Brookings, South Dakota.