Mother Nature may have been the big winner when it comes to the first round of the boys golf state tournament, as two weather delays – one lasting an hour and 10 minutes, the other an hour and 42 minutes – slowed play at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel.
With all five scores in the 70’s and a total of 298, they earned the impressive regional victory and we’re proud to honor the Saints as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.
Defensive lineman Tico Brown still has one season of high school football left to play at Homestead, but the Spartans standout has already made a decision on college.
The former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Trai Essex returned home to Fort Wayne to host his football camp at New Haven High School.
Homestead grad Karissa McLaughlin played for the Indiana All-Stars at Bankers Life Fieldhouse against Kentucky.
Carroll’s doubles team of Mia Toscos and Lauren VanWyngarden came up one win short of a state title and Cantebury’s Kira Foster pushes Carmel’s Lauren Lemonds to three sets but loses in the semi-finals.
As the MLB Draft approaches, Northrop’s Garrett Schoenle will weigh his option about his future in college baseball or the pros.
It was a good afternoon for girls tennis players from northeast Indiana at the state finals in Indianapolis as Canterbury sophomore Kyra Foster and the Carroll doubles team of Lauren VanWyngarden and Mia Toscos both won in the state quarterfinals.
The team leaderboard at Stonehenge Golf Club at Thursday’s regional meet had a lot of Fort Wayne flavor at the top as Bishop Dwenger, Homestead, and Carroll finished 1-2-3 and advances to the state finals.
Canterbury’s Kyra Foster is just a sophomore, but the tennis standout has plenty of pressure-packed experience as she heads to the state finals this week.
Karissa McLaughlin netted 14 points, Madisen Parker tallied 4 points and 6 rebounds, while Kyle Mangas scored 10 points to represent northeast Indiana.
Simple motivation and earnest competition helped the Homestead boys golf team earn the sectional title and we’re proud to honor them as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.
The Northrop girls followed the tone set by the boys at the state track meet. Check out the full results here.
Blackhawk Christian advanced to the regional title game but was knocked out with a 5-1 loss to South Newton Saturday night.
Whitko walks-off against South Adams but loses in semi-state championship game; Homestead, Bellmont and Wawasee fall as well.
Northrop’s Shaton Vaughn brought home a 300 meter hurdles state title while the Carroll 4×100 relay team also earned a state championship to headline area performers at the IHSAA state track meet in Bloomington on Friday night.
Logan Ryan’s two-under par 70 at Chesnut Hills Golf Club led the entire sectional field as Bishop Dwenger standout edged Canterbury’s Michael Brothers (-1) for medalists honors.
Both teams are looking to keep their record-setting postseason run going this weekend.
For the second year in a row the Carroll girls tennis team advanced to state – and for the second year in a row they saw their run end at the quarterfinals.
The Blazers, coached by Aaron Willard, are coming off the program’s fourth sectional crown and its first since 2011.