Shane Greene began the baseball season as a member of the Detroit Tigers pitching rotation, but the lanky righty spent Friday night toeing the rubber at Parkview Field as part of a rehab assignment with the West Michigan Whitecaps.
Bishop Luers graduate and former Notre Dame star Jaylon Smith is officially a Dallas Cowboys as the second-round draft pick signed his rookie contract on Friday.
Homestead graduate Caleb Swanigan will have a chance to impress his home-state NBA team as he’s one of six players that will attend the Indiana Pacers’ third pre-draft workout on Monday.
After earning Summit League Player of the Year as a senior IPFW’s Max Landis is looking for his shot on the next level.
Former Indiana University basketball player and assistant coach Dan Dakich was the headliner Tuesday night at the Grand Wayne Center as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana hosted its 43rd annual gourmet dinner.
Several others were recognized for their dedication and work to the game of baseball.
The 28-year old Kramer averaged 10.3 points, 5.2 assists, and 4.6 rebounds per game during the regular season with the German club.
At an assembly for students and teachers Jaylon thanked the Luers community for their support throughout his college career.
Leo native Adam Sauder has been invited to Bengals training camp.
Former NFL punter Jason Baker was back in Fort Wayne on Friday hosting his annual coaches clinic.
With the 34th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft the Dallas Cowboys selected Fort Wayne native Jaylon Smith on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Rams have used the No. 1 selection to take California’s Jared Goff, just before the Philadelphia Eagles took Carson Wentz of North Dakota State with the No. 2 choice.
Bishop Luers graduate Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Bryan native and former TinCap Matt Wisler yielded a three-run home run in the first inning as the Boston Red Sox beat Atlanta 11-4 on Tuesday.
The Raptors overcame 39 points from Paul George and a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter, getting 14 points from Kyle Lowry.
James Bettcher graduated from Saint Francis in 2003 as a 2-time NAIA All-American as an offensive lineman.
Three area seniors will continue their athletic careers in college.
Will Davidson signed with Trinity International University to play basketball.
Devon Tennant signs with Elmhurst College to play basketball.
Centerfielder Reece Olden signed his letter of intent to play baseball Thursday April 21.