The Indiana Tech baseball team was swept by Madonna on Sunday in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play, falling late in game one, 7-6, before the Crusaders completed the weekend sweep with a 5-2 victory in game two at Warrior Stadium.
Senior Brandon Soat collected four hits, and redshirt-sophomore Shannon Baker added two hits and two RBIs, though IPFW dropped a 14-6 Summit League baseball decision against league-leading Oral Roberts University Sunday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne
The 24th annual Nancy Rehm Border Wars were held on Sunday afternoon at the Hutzell Center at Saint Francis.
For the second time in three days, the South Bend Cubs walked off on Fort Wayne with a 7-6 win in 10 innings at Four Winds Field.
“I’ve been very pleased with the spring,” first year head coachMike Neu said. “I told our guys, all of them, I love the buy in. The willingness to do whatever we ask them to do has been phenomenal. It’s a good starting point for us and now we have to carry this into the summer.”
Brian Diaby’s first goal of the postseason led the Cincinnati Cyclones to a 5-4 double overtime win over the Komets in Game 5 on Saturday.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Saint Francis football team wrapped up spring workouts on Saturday with their annual Black and Blue game.
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Fort Wayne (9-8) brought the tying run to the plate in the top of the eighth inning, but eventually succumbed to its in-state rival.
George Hill and Ian Mahinmi each scored 22 points, Paul George added 19 and the Pacers bounced back from an embarrassing home loss two days earlier to rout the Toronto Raptors 100-83 on Saturday and even the first-round playoff series at 2-2.
The Northrop Bruins continued their success over the SAC’s top teams taking down Bishop Dwenger 8-2 and 2-1 in a Saturday doubleheader.
Former Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller signed autographs for fans at the Kelley Buck-GMC dealership on Saturday,
In game two, IPFW scored three runs in the first inning and one run in the third inning, while getting six-plus strong innings on the mound from senior Trevor Storie.
After spotting the Cyclones a pair of goals Friday night at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati forward Troy Bourke finally put the Komets on the board with eight seconds remaining in the second period.
TinCaps third baseman Ty France is living out his dream playing with the San Diego Padres organization. Working his way up through the Padres farm system is even more special to the California native because his mentor and first college manager was Mr. Padre himself, Tony Gwynn.
James Bettcher graduated from Saint Francis in 2003 as a 2-time NAIA All-American as an offensive lineman.
Arrieta (4-0) struck out six, walked four and allowed only six balls hit out of the infield during the first no-hitter in Major League Baseball this season.
Neither the Pacers nor their fans were pleased with the way the game was officiated. George drew a technical foul in the final minute of the first quarter, Rodney Stuckey picked up another technical less than 3 minutes later and Turner drew his technical midway through the third.
The game is likely to return for the 2018 season.
Three area seniors will continue their athletic careers in college.
Fort Wayne (9-6) had been 5-0 on the season when scoring first, but that changed on this mostly dry night.