TOTW: DeKalb Girls Soccer Team

The DeKalb girls soccer team has topped Huntington North (3-2), Leo (2-1) and then Norwell on Monday night and we are proud to honor them as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week. 

Winston, Buccaneers’ defense shine in 29-7 rout of Bears

Jameis Winston threw for 204 yards and one touchdown Sunday, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers return from an unscheduled bye week forced by Hurricane Irma to open the season with a 29-7 rout of the mistake-prone Chicago Bears.

Adams, Wimbush run Notre Dame past BC 49-20

ig plays, you don’t look for them,” Wimbush said after helping Notre Dame bounce back from its fall from the rankings by beating Boston College 49-20 on Saturday.

Ferrer sets record in #1 USF Top 25 road win

Time was an ally for University of Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer in the No. 1 Cougars’ 49-21 win at 23rd-ranked Saint Ambrose on Saturday afternoon.

TinCaps Fall in Championship Series

The TinCaps lost Game 3 of the Midwest League Championship Series to the Quad Cities River Bandits (Houston Astros), 12-2, on Saturday night at a packed Modern Woodmen Park.

TOTW: Churubusco Eagles Football Team

After surprising even themselves by beating Garrett and Eastside, we’re proud to honor the Busco Eagles as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.

TinCaps Blank Dragons, Force Decisive Game 3

The TinCaps shut out the Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds), 6-0, on Sunday night at Fifth Third Field to force a decisive Game 3 in the Midwest League’s Eastern Division Championship Series.

No. 15 Georgia outslugs No. 24 Notre Dame, 20-19

Lorenzo Carter and Davin Bellamy led a swarming Georgia defense and the No. 15 Bulldogs got just enough plays from an offense starting a freshman quarterback to beat No. 24 Notre Dame 20-19 on Saturday night.

Ramsey leads Indiana to 34-17 win at Virginia

Ramsey completed 16 of 20 passes — including his first 11 — for 173 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Hoosiers to a 34-17 victory over Virginia at Scott Stadium.

Easley Collects Three Hits in TinCaps Series-Opening Loss

TinCaps left fielder Nate Easley had three hard-hit singles on Saturday night at Parkview Field, but Fort Wayne lost Game 1 of the Eastern Division Championship Series to the Dayton Dragons (Cincinnati Reds), 2-1.