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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 Weather causing high school sports postponements around the area.

Wipeouts started coming during the morning; a few new dates have already been set.

Anthony Anderson
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.
 Hanna Hochstetler (7) of Bethany Christian celebrates with teammate Mallory Bontreger (5) after scoring a point during a game against Elkhart Christian at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.  (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia)

Hanna Hochstetler and Brooke Maes join a program coached by Jim Routhier.

Steve Krah
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:58 p.m.
 Bethany Christian High School is looking for a new head girls soccer coach.

Sam Richardson resigned after two seasons.

Rachel Terlep
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 6:45 p.m.
 Northridge's Nate Ritchie (left) and Concord's Ramon Johnson smile after exchanging words during Class 4A Elkhart Sectional semifinal play on March 7, 2014. Ritchie and Johnson were among seven players named to the 38th annual Elkhart Truth All-Area first team on April 11.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.

Geist, Zurcher, Cannady, Wilkinson, Bontrager, Johnson join Northridge's three-timer as coaches, staffers weigh in.

 NorthWood sophomore Braxton Linville, here completing a long pass against Northridge on Jan. 17, led the area in assists during the 2013-14 boys basketball season at 5.5 per game.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:48 a.m.

Ritchie, Thorne, Linville, Giger, Waycaster among the category leaders. Also, a list of the 2013-14 team titles won.

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 5:34 p.m.

Who made the Honor Roll for Bethany Christian during is third grading period?

 Central's Dave Whittaker has not ruled out coming back for a final year of coaching boys and girls tennis in 2014-15. (Truth photo by Larry Tebo)
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 4:43 p.m.

Matt Windy filling in for now; plus, a preview of the other teams in the area. 

 Jesse Zepeda (9) is one of the returnees from Elkhart Central's Class 4A state championship baseball team. He was a regular for the 32-1 Blue Blazers (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan)
Posted on March 28, 2014 at 7:13 p.m.

Elkhart Central Blue Blazers went 32-1 overall, 14-0 in the Northern Indiana Conference and won it all in Class 4A.

 Bethany Christian High School winter sports award winners include (from left) Jordan Helmuth (girls basketball, offensive MVP), Hanna Hochstetler (girls basketball, defensive MVP), Abe Thorne (boys basketball, MVP/team player), Sol Brenneman (boys basketball, MVP/team player) and Joseph Mumaw (boys basketball, MVP/team player).
Posted on March 27, 2014 at 1:26 a.m.

MVP awards go to Sol Brenneman, Joseph Mumaw, Abe Thorne, Jordan Helmuth and Hanna Hochstetler.

 Elkhart Area Career Center machine trades student Trevor Werker of Northridge uses a lathe as he sands a baseball bat. Several students from the center won awards recently at a skills and leadership conference in Indianapolis.
Posted on March 24, 2014 at 6:55 a.m.

Students pursuing careers in technical fields were recognized by SkillsUSA for their talents.

 The Bethany Christian Schools debate team won fifth place at its last competition of the year Saturday, March 15. Team members are (from left) Hannah Yeakey, Lena Yeakey, Elijah Lora, Daniel Robles, Corey Hostetler, Parth Patel, Sarah Leininger and Rachel Schrock.
Posted on March 21, 2014 at 8:10 p.m.

The team recently earned fifth place at the Indiana High School Forensics Association State Tournament.

 Northridge's Molly Bontrager (34) shoots over Gary West's Tinon Hunter (32) during the Penn Regional on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Bontrager and teammate Brianne O'Dell have been named ICGSA Academic All-State first-team selections.
Posted on March 21, 2014 at 6:53 p.m.

Four Elkhart County girls were named Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Academic All-State first-teamers.

 Biz Bomberger, who is in seventh grade at Bethany Christian School, shovels snow as part of a PE assignment on March 12, 2014. Bethany students are doing school work online rather than having yet another snow day.
Posted on March 12, 2014 at 12:43 p.m.

A teacher at Bethany Christian Schools asked her students to shovel snow and post a picture for PE credit. It's part of the "virtual assignments" Bethany teachers put together Wednesday.