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.
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.
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.
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.
Zach Terrell guided Western Michigan to four scores after halftime, including the dagger touchdown from the 2, to defeat six-time defending Mid-American West champion Northern Illinois 45-30 on Saturday night.
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.
Barrett rushed a career-high 26 times for 137 yards and a touchdown and threw for another score and No. 2 Ohio State beat Indiana 38-17. Barrett was 9-of-23 for 93 yards passing.
After a sloppy day of belly-flops and splashdowns, it was time to turn the field at Carter-Finley Stadium into a slip-and-slide.
The Leo boys tennis team saw their season come to an end with a 4-1 loss to North Central in semi-state Saturday.
For the sixth straight year Carroll swept their sectional winning both the boys and girls titles at Northrop on Saturday.
Denilson Madrid’s two goals led Northrop to its first sectional title since 2008 as the Bruins beat Dwenger 2-0 at the Canterbury sectional championship.
Carroll and DeKalb hoisted the hardware winning sectional titles on Saturday,
Garrett won the NECC’s big division title and Eastside claimed the small division title on Friday night.
The Komets scored two goals in the first six minute and nine seconds of the first period but eventually fell to the Indy Fuel 4-3 in their exhibition opener Friday night at War Memorial Coliseum.
A much anticipated game in the Northeast 8 turned into a one-sided affair as 4A no. 5 New Haven dominated 4A no. 10 East Noble 55-21 at John Young Stadium.
The SAC”s Victory Bell belongs to 5A No. 1 Snider who rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Bishop Dwenger 32-25. This is the first time since 2012 the Panthers have won the SAC title outright.
Woodlan and Adams Central remain undefeated in the ACAC leading up to their Week 9 matchup.
5A no. 1 Snider overcame a 25-6 deficit to reigning 4A state champion Bishop Dwenger to defeat the Saints 32-25 and earn the SAC’s Victory Bell.
The Oakland Athletics sent Norwell graduate Jarrod Parker outright to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds, clearing the way for Parker to become a free agent.
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