Indiana offensive lineman Jason Spriggs was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round and with the 48th overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft on Friday evening at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University in Chicago.
The Colts turned to their needs on defense Friday night and put emphasis on speed, selecting Clemson safety T.J. Green with the No. 57 overall pick in the second round of the NFL draft.
Ruddy Giron started the furious two-out rally with a double on a pop fly that landed between the Burlington (8-13) shortstop and left fielder, advancing Jhonatan Pena to third. Hutton Moyer’s fielding error allowed Pena to score and Michael Gettys to reach first.
Paul George and George Hill combined for 24 second-half points Friday to help Indiana pull away for a 101-83 victory over the Raptors to force a decisive Game 7 on Sunday in Toronto.
Scoring was not hard to come by in the Komets 6-4 win over the Utah Grizzlies in game one of the western conference semi-finals.
The architect of the St. Francis softball program was immortalized on Friday afternoon as the school dedicated the diamond to former coach Larry Westendorf by naming it Westerndorf Field.
Redshirt-senior Greg Kaiser and senior Brandon Soat each collected three hits on the day to lead IPFW to a Summit League baseball doubleheader split against Omaha Friday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne.
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.
Devin and Daniel Sparks will remain teammates on the next level as the twins from Concordia signed to play lacrosse at Saint Leo University in Tampa, Florida on Friday afternoon.
The Lamp Lighters Hockey Ministry hosted its annual “One Legendary Night” event Thursday at Parkview Icehouse.
After a pair of one-run wins to start the series, the TinCaps dropped their finale against the Peoria Chiefs, 11-1, on Thursday night at Parkview Field.
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.
The Indianapolis Colts filled one big need by selecting center Ryan Kelly with the No. 18 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft.
After four spectacular seasons at Marshall University punter Tyler Williams is looking for his shot at the NFL.
Bishop Luers seniors Jordan Turpchinoff, Luis Munoz, and Christian Ulman each signed to play college soccer on Thursday afternoon.
Zach Davis, David Ehlers, and Todd & Tariq Jackson all made their college decision official on Thursday afternoon by signing letters of intent.
Fort Wayne’s fifth season in the ECHL begins with a home-and-home series against the Quad City Mallards.
Pat Nagle stopped all 33 shots he faced while Jamie Schaafsma netted two goals in the first period as the Komets bested Cincinnati 2-0 in game seven of their first round playoff series to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
Junior Jackson Boyce and sophomore Zak Kellogg each collected three hits, and redshirt-senior Greg Kaiser had two hits and three RBIs, to lead IPFW to a 10-0 baseball win past IU South Bend Wednesday.