Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 Four Elkhart Community Schools buses used for extracurricular activities and special needs students were burned in an overnight fire Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The buses were parked at Elkhart Central.

A boy and a girl have been arrested in connection with a fire at Elkhart Central High School that destroyed three buses and badly damaged another.

Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 9:03 a.m.
 Central's Nick Quarandillo (10) congratulates Devin Jones (97) after Jones made a big defensive play against the Penn offense during action at Rice Field Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The teams resumed action from Friday after the rain delay.

Joe Phillips scored the first touchdowns of the season against SB St. Joseph, but the Indians’ dual threat quarterback gave the Blue Blazers trouble.

Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 11:43 p.m.
 Penn running back Tim Pletcher (33) tries to add yardage as Central's Vinny Schnell (11) closes in for a tackle during action at Rice Field on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The teams resumed action from Friday after a storm delay.

Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial are looking to neighboring states to fill openings on their 2015 schedule. The gaps occurred because of next year’s expansion of the Northern Indiana Conference to include Jimtown and three other schools.

Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 5:59 p.m.
 Wednesday's girls soccer results.
Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 11:49 a.m.

The Blue Blazers’ next match is in a road game on Saturday.

 Elkhart Central coach Jeremy Hren has a word with senior Joe Phillips before taking on Penn on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Central. Due to a lightning delay, the game will restart at Saturday.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 2:55 p.m.

Jacob Whitfield of Mishawaka Marian tops area scorers; Joe Phillips of Elkhart Central stands as leader in rushing yards

 Elkhart Memorial's Darrius Baker (20) and Elkhart Central's Antwaan Allen (1) go for a loose ball in the first half of a boys basketball game Dec. 6, 2013, at North Side Gym. This coming season, instead of one game, the city rivals will play two regular-season games against each other for the first time in 15 years.
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

That’s part of their answer to 22-game schedules, which has some Elkhart County area schools scrambling to fill the openings.

 Northridge High's Ellie Lengacher dodges past Elkhart Central's Luisa Lopez during the first half of the game Monday, Sept. 8 in Elkhart.
Posted on Sept. 8, 2014 at 10:51 p.m.

Bailey O’Dell’s goal proves decisive for the Raiders.

 Penn quarterback Camden Bohn (11) slips on the turf as Central's Nick Quarandillo (10) closes in for the stop during action at Rice Field Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The teams resumed action from Friday after the weather delay.
Posted on Sept. 6, 2014 at 9:59 p.m.

Allen has two touchdowns for Blazers.

 The view from the Northwood High School press box shows lightning shooting across the sky Friday night after the game was delayed due to inclement weather. The game was later called and rescheduled for today at noon at Northwood.
Posted on Sept. 5, 2014 at 10:09 p.m.

All Elkhart County area football games were wiped out by severe storms Friday night.

 Nathan Palmer of Elkhart is gearing up to play in the Denver Broncos' 2014 season opener vs. the Indianapolis Colts. The game will be Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver
Posted on Sept. 4, 2014 at 4:40 p.m.

Nathan Palmer, an Elkhart Central High School graduate, was pulled from the practice squad and added to the 53-man roster.

 Elkhart Central's Joe Phillips runs against Elkhart Memorial's defense during the first half of the Aug. 22 game at Memorial. Phillips rushed for 125 yards in that contest on 24 carries, then added 228 on 34 in Friday's home opener against Goshen.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.

Blue Blazer back, who yearns to ‘be there for my family,’ rushes for 228 yards in 28-20 win — giving him 700 in three games against the Redskins over the last two years.

 The Elkhart Central Blue Blazers took on the Goshen Redskins Friday, Aug. 29, at Elkhart Central High School in Elkhart.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:24 p.m.

Phillips rushes for 228 yards, Allen figures in three TDs as Blazers improve to 2-0.

 Wednesday's girls soccer results.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 11:35 p.m.

Lynch one of seven Kingsmen to score in the first half of a 9-0 victory.

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