10/10 Inside The Zone – Week Nine

The regular season comes to a close this Friday night and it is winner take all in the ACAC where 1A no. 5 Adams Central travels to 2A no. 1 Woodlan.

Purdue punter Joe Schopper (31) holds as place kicker J.D. Dellinger (85) kicks the game winning overtime field goal during an NCAA college football game against Illinois Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Champaign, Ill.  Purdue defeated Illinois 34-31 in overtime.  (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

Pair of Boilermaker recognized by Big Ten

A pair of Purdue true freshmen have been recognized by the Big Ten Conference for their performances in the Boilermakers’ 34-31 overtime victory Saturday at Illinois

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Komets top Fuel 5-2, cut preseason roster

The Komets will complete their preseason schedule Monday night on Sweetwater Ice at the Coliseum when the Brampton Beast visit for Fort Wayne’s third and final exhibition game at 7:30pm.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) celebrates a touchdown throw to tight end Dwayne Allen (83) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Faster tempo allows Colts, Luck to hold off Bears 29-23

After hearing the clamor for changes all week, the Colts cranked up the pace, took their first halftime lead of the season and, yes, even managed to pull out a badly needed victory, 29-23 victory over the Chicago Bears.


Trine opens conference play with win over Albion

The Trine football team opened its 2016 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association season off with a 35-16 victory over Albion on Saturday afternoon at Zollner Athletic Stadium.


Saint Francis rebounds with win at Siena Heights

Nobody would have blamed Ryan Nix for carrying a horseshoe or four-leaf clover with him when he took the field for what proved to be the winning field goal in a 24-22 University of Saint Francis win at Siena Heights on Saturday.

Chicago Cubs' Travis Wood reacts as he hits a home run in the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Wood homers as Cubs beat Giants 5-2 for 2-0 NLDS lead

Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run , helping the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night for 2-0 NL Division Series lead.


Purdue pulls out overtime win at Illinois, 34-31

The Boilermakers got just what they needed from a freshman kicker who had missed more field goals this season than he had made and a freshman running back starting his first game, knocking off the Illini in overtime, 34-31.