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.

Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier, right, celebrates with Asdrubal Cabrera after his two-run home run off Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Williams Perez during the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Kiermaier’s Blast Leads Rays Over Braves

A Fort Wayne native and Bishop Luers grad, Kiermaier hit a two-run shot in the seventh inning to back Erasmo Ramirez’s efficient outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Tuesday night.

Josh VanMeter

Video: Josh VanMeter On Return To Parkview Field

Josh VanMeter returned to Parkview Field Tuesday night after spending the last four months recovering from a fractured left fibula he suffered in the second game of the season.

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Countdown To Kickoff: East Noble Knights

The East Noble Knights have built a culture of success in Kendallville. The Knights are in search of their 14th straight winning season in 2015 as they get ready to join the new Northeast 8.

Inside The Zone

Inside The Zone – Conference Previews

In the first edition of “Inside The Zone” during the 2015 football season The News-Sentinel prep football writer Justin Kenny and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini preview each local football conference.

Eric Faille

Komets Trade Eric Faille To Orlando

The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has acquired the ECHL rights to right wing Eric Faille from the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for right wing Brock Montgomery, after Faille agreed to a two-way AHL/ECHL contract with the Toronto Marlies.


PBA50 Tour rolls through Fort Wayne

Professional Bowlers Association legend Pete Weber will have the inside track to earn PBA50 Tour Player of the Year honors when the PBA50 DeHayes Insurance Group Championship presented by Pro Bowl West and Ebonite concludes the 2015 season Aug. 9-12 at Pro Bowl West.