The IPFW Mastodon baseball team erupted for 32 runs over two games, topping the Murray State Racers by scores of 12-11 and 20-3. The 20 runs are the most in a game since April 6, 2010 when the team scored 21 runs against Chicago State.
The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, got the win at home, Sunday February 22nd, taking down the Grand Rapids Drive 91-81 at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum.
A look at the region’s college basketball games from Saturday, February 21.
The pairings for the first round of the boys basketball IHSAA tournament were released Sunday
In the final home game in the Gates Sports Center for seniors Mur Hagerman, Hillary Moore, Haley Seibert, the IPFW women’s basketball team fell to North Dakota State 72-66. It was also IPFW’s 8th annual Pink Out game, honoring those who have battled breast cancer, benefiting the Vera Bradley Foundation.
One week after the high school swimming and diving season came to an end, the boys became their postseason. Carroll and Warsaw each winning sectional titles on Saturday in the pool.
The IPFW men’s basketball team saw its seven-game win streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon in a thrilling 66-62 battle with the North Dakota State Bison.
The regional round of the IHSAA girls basketball tournament claimed five more regional teams Saturday. Canterbury, Homestead, and Wabash, however, all advanced to semi-state by winning a regional championship.
He had finished as the state runner-up twice before, but never had East Noble’s Garrett Pepple been crowened as a wrestling state champion. That changed Saturday when the Knights grappler won the IHSAA Wrestling Championship in the 113 pound division.
The Gladiators (16-31-3-1) dropped a one-goal contest to the Fort Wayne Komets (35-12-1-3) for the third time this season on Saturday night. This time, the Gladiators jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead, but they could not hold onto it as the Komets responded with three unanswered goals.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team edged the McKendree Bearcats in five sets in a crucial MIVA (Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) match. The Mastodons finished 25-13, 20-25, 25-16, 23-25, 15-13, improving to 10-4, 4-2 (MIVA), while the Bearcats fell to 5-12, 0-9 (MIVA).
Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday.