More than 500 youth baseball players were at the Ash Centre Saturday as part of the 2015 Erie Wedge Baseball Camps. The day-long camp took place at the Ash Centre and the World Baseball Academy.
Norwell grad Jarrod Parker was given an $850,000 salary by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of his request of $1.7 million.
Homestead’s boys basketball team earned at least a share of the NHC regular season title Saturday night. The Spartans moved to 6-0 in conference play with a 88-57 win at New Haven.
Carroll swimming and diving coach John Gibson said his school has won a girl’s swimming and diving sectional before, but never have the Chargers won a title while going head-to-head with rival Homestead.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants didn’t have the lead on the Iowa Energy Saturday night until there were 45 seconds left in the game. When Gary Talton scored to give his team a 96-95 lead, the Mad Ants would hold on for the 100-95 win.
Carroll continued its postseason success Saturday in high school wrestling. The Chargers scored a regional-high 146 points and will send 11 wrestlers to next week’s semi-state round.
A recap of the area’s college basketball games from Saturday, February 7.
In a physical contest that featured a combined 91 minutes in penalties, including 47 from the Kalamazoo Wings, it was the Fort Wayne Komets that hung on to defeat the K-Wings 4-2 Saturday night at Allen County Memorial Coliseum.
IPFW junior guard Max Landis scored a career-high 27 points, hitting 8-of-10 shots from the field and 9-of-10 from the charity stripe, as the Mastodons won their fifth straight game, topping the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles by a 75-69 final score.
Justise Winslow had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke used a huge early run to rout No. 10 Notre Dame 90-60 on Saturday.
Andre Hollins scored 18 points and Minnesota held Purdue scoreless for the first five minutes of the second half in a 62-58 victory.
The IPFW women’s basketball team scored 52 second-half points but it wasn’t enough to overcame a 21-point halftime deficit as the Mastodons fell to South Dakota 91-80.