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.
Drew Smyly and the Rays bullpen held the Red Sox to one hit, Kevin Kiermaier hit a solo home run in the 10th and Tampa Bay beat Boston 3-0 on Tuesday night for its third straight win.
Bishop Luers graduate Deshaun Thomas has been on fire of late for the Austin Spurs, pushing his D-League team to the brink of the NBADL Finals.
The event – featuring two all-star games, a skills competition, and a three-point contest – was organized by Mitch Sturm of MVP Basketball, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, and Parkview Health.
Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 98-87 on Monday night, snapping their postseason losing streak at seven games.
Busse is a legend in the steel industry, rising through the ranks at Nucor Corp. before co-founding Fort Wayne-based Steel Dynamics, now the nation’s fourth largest steel company.
Eifert is one of Andy Dalton’s favorite options near the goal line, catching 13 touchdown passes last season — second most in the NFL and a record for a Bengals tight end.
Paul George and George Hill each scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 102-90 to win their final home game of the regular season.