A recap of Saturday’s local college basketball games in the area.
The Fort Wayne Komets ended their Florida trip Saturday with a 4-2 win over the Orlando Solar Bears. The victory was the 32nd of the year for the North Division leading Komets.
It was as complete domination as ever has been seen in the IHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving State Finals. And as many records as we’ve ever seen before.
Darrun Hilliard rallied No. 6 Villanova in the second half and hit a 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left Saturday to give the Wildcats a 68-65 victory over No. 18 Butler.
he last high school wrestling matches in northeast Indiana took place Saturday at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Grapplers in the region were looking to advance to the IHSAA state finals in Indianapolis.
Behind a career-high 22 points from Mur Hagerman and 23 points by Rachel Rinehart, the IPFW women’s basketball snapped a four-game losing streak, defeating Denver 68-51. The Mastodons improve their record to 9-17 overall on the season and 3-10 in Summit League play.
Saturday was suppose to be the end of girls sectional basketball, but several champions will have to wait until Monday to be crowned. Snow and arctic conditions postponed more than a dozen games in the state and many in the region.
The San Diego Padres have announced the TinCaps’ coaching staff for the 2015 season. Francisco Morales is set to become Fort Wayne’s manager, while Burt Hooton will return for his third year as the team’s pitching coach and Lance Burkhart replaces his brother Morgan as hitting coach.
Three Northrop high school seniors signed to play college sports on Friday afternoon and all three Bruins are staying in the Summit City.
The Fort Wayne Komets picked up win 32 of the season Friday night in Florida. The Komets beat the Orlando Solar Bears, 3-1.
4A no. 4 Homestead topped SAC runner-up Wayne 75-40 on Friday night as the Spartans punched their ticket to the sectional title game tomorrow night.
Escaping the cold temperatures of Fort Wayne for the sunny skies and 60-degree weather of Texas were not enough to push the IPFW softball team to victory in its first day of the Texas Classic, falling to Colorado State 9-1, and Texas 12-0.