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James Blackmon Jr. cleared to practice

After a torn ACL ended his sophomore season early, Fort Wayne native James Blackmon Jr. has been cleared to practice with the Hoosiers

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9/6 Indiana A.P. high school football poll

Snider (5A) and Bishop Dwenger (4A) still stay atop poll, while Leo, Bishop Luers, Woodlan, Wabash, and Adams Central are all in their respective top 10.

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9/4 Inside The Zone – Week Four

It’s only week four, but there are championship implications this week when it comes to the SAC, the Northeast 8, and the NECC small schools division and The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE’s Glenn Marini break it all down in an all new edition of “Inside The Zone.”

Purdue quarterback David Blough carries against Eastern Kentucky during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in West Lafayette, Ind. Purdue defeated Eastern Kentucky 45-24. (John Terhune/Journal & Courier via AP)

Purdue opens season with win over Eastern Kentucky

Leroy Clark and Gelen Robinson’s first-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead, and the Boilermakers outlasted the Football Championship Subdivision Colonels 45-24 in the season opener for both teams.


9/2 Northeast 8 Extended Highlights

Northeast 8 play opened on Friday with defending tri-champ East Noble topping Huntington North 42-0 at Kriegbaum Stadium.

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Nix dazzles, but TinCaps lose home finale

The TinCaps dropped their 2016 home finale, 5-4, in 10 innings to the Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers) in front of a sellout crowd on Friday night.


9/2 SAC Extended Highlights

In the SAC Homestead improved to 3-0 as the Spartans topped 3A no. 6 Bishop Luers 38-27.

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9/2 Highlight Zone Week Three

Garrett edged Churubusco 7-6 in an instant classic and conference play kicked off in the Northeast 8, ACAC, and TRC in week three of the Highlight Zone.