Countdown to Kickoff: Leo Lions

The Leo Lions are used to reigning the ACAC, winning their __ conference title in 2014. This year they’ll have a new challenge ahead of them as they join the new Northeast 8.

New Haven

Countdown To Kickoff: New Haven Bulldogs

New Haven has averaged over eight wins a season the last five years and the Bulldogs are looking to carry that success over into the newly formed Northeast 8 conference.

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Matt Wisler delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of an interleague baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Wisler Gets No-Decision In Start Against Rays

Bryan native Matt Wisler was in line to earn his sixth win of the season on Wednesday against the Rays but the Braves bullpen couldn’t hold the lead with Tampa eventually tallying a 9-6 win on the strength of a six-run seventh inning.

Pete Kelich

Kelich Dazzles As TinCaps Shut Out Bandits

The TinCaps won their fourth game in a row Wednesday, 2-0, over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Parkview Field. Fort Wayne has won nine consecutive home games and 12 of 14 overall.

DeKalb football

Countdown To Kickoff: DeKalb Barons

The Barons are looking to build in 2015, as DeKalb is coming off a three-win campaign in 2014 – more victories than fans saw in the previous four years combined.

Bellmont football

Countdown To Kickoff: Bellmont Braves

Four wins in 2012. Five in 2013. Six in 2014. The Bellmont football program is heading in the right direction, as the Braves are looking to take another step forward in 2015.

Norwell football

Countdown To Kickoff: Norwell Knights

After winning a 4A sectional title last fall – the first 4A sectional championship in program history – change is the name of the game for the Norwell Knights in 2015.