Avila Shines as TinCaps Drop Pitchers’ Duel to Loons

TinCaps starting pitcher Pedro Avila struck out 13 batters and allowed just four hits and one run in 7 1/3 innings, but Fort Wayne lost to the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers), 2-1, on Sunday afternoon.

Jaylon Smith makes NFL debut with Cowboys in preseason

The Bishop Luers graduate and linebacker from Notre Dame took the field for the Dallas Cowboys against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. It was a long journey to recover from the gruesome knee injury he suffered in the final game of his collegiate career.

No. 7 Indiana Ties Duke In Fort Wayne

The No. 7-ranked Indiana Hoosiers men’s soccer team finished up the exhibition season with a 1-1 draw with Duke in Fort Wayne, Ind. in the Shindigz National Soccer Festival in front of 3,900 fans on Saturday night.

Easley Extends Streak in Fort Wayne Loss to Great Lakes

TinCaps right fielder Nate Easley reached base three times on Saturday night at Parkview Field to extend his on-base streak to 23 games, but Fort Wayne lost to the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers), 10-1.

Becker twins bring speed for Carroll football

Jonathan Becker – older by nine minutes – and fraternal twin Justin are speedsters on the Carroll football team. They face Bishop Luers in Week 1 in the Highlight Zone Game of the Week. 

Swanigan signs multi-year deal with Nike

Caleb Swanigan has yet to play a regular season game in the NBA yet, but he’s already got an endorsement deal with the largest athletic shoe company in the world – Nike.

Potts Powers Homer, Three Hits

The TinCaps lost to the South Bend Cubs (Chicago Cubs), 7-6, in 10 innings on Tuesday night at Four Winds Field. South Bend prevailed with a bases-loaded walk in the 10th. 

TinCaps Drop Series Finale to Bowling Green

TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. had three hits and a walk on Sunday afternoon, but Fort Wayne lost to the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays), 6-3.

2017 Highlight Zone Preview: Garrett Railroaders

Last year, the Railroaders went 12-2 but fell to the eventual state champions in Concordia Lutheran. This season they will need to restart their offense after several key losses to that unit.