The San Diego Padres announced the Opening Day roster for the 2015 TinCaps on Sunday. The 25-man squad features 12 players who’ve previously worn a Fort Wayne uniform, including Josh VanMeter.
March Madness was in full effect in Indy this weekend.
In the 11th of 11 head-to-head meetings between the two teams this season, the Indy Fuel defeated the Fort Wayne Komets on Saturday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum by a final score of 3-2, to claim Indy’s first-ever home win over their arch-rivals.
Caitlyn DeLong and Kelly Pevely delivered solo home runs for the IPFW softball team in its game one win over in-state rival IUPUI as the teams split the day. The Mastodons took the opener 4-2 while the Jaguars won game two 13-1.
Behind a complete-game shutout from starting pitcher Ryan Wells, and a four-RBI effort from shortstop Greg Kaiser, the IPFW baseball team evened its record at 13-13 following an 8-0 win over the North Dakota State Bison on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three-game series.
The cheers from the crowd were loud early on in the Hillard Gates Center as IPFW honored men’s volleyball head coach Arnie Ball with a court dedication prior to his final regular season home match against his alma mater, Ball State. Those cheers from the announced 1,306 in attendance would become deafening roughly two hours later as the 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) finished a sweep over the Cardinals.
The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, defeated the Sioux Falls Skyforce 101-97 on Saturday, April 4th at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum to clinch a spot in the playoffs for the third straight year.
The Badgers take on the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Championship Game Monday night.
Duke defeated Michigan State 81-61 to move on to the NCAA Championship Game.
Parkview Field is expected to help light up downtown Fort Wayne the next few days. The ballpark is getting new light bulbs installed over the next few days and need to be left on to maximize their performance.
The team will play its first game at Parkview Field on Sunday, April 12.
The Mad Ants kicked off the final weekend of the regular season with a 98-91 win over the Central Division champions, Sioux Falls on Friday night.