Friday, October 24, 2014

 The Elkhart Memorial volleyball coaching staff (from left) Sarah Snyder, JV; Lisa Baker, JV; John Himschoot, varsity; and varsity head coach Jacquie Rost discuss their next drill at practice Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Elkhart. Baker and Rost have been coaching together for 20 years and said a large part of their success comes from the program they've built together and their ability to keep coaching staff.

Jacquie Rost and top assistant Lisa Baker have been together for more than 500 varsity victories for the Crimson Chargers.

Ken Fox

Posted on Oct. 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
 Northridge senior Cam Ridenour (3) runs the ball against Goshen on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Foreman Field in Goshen.

Raiders (7-2) post third straight shutout while holding Chargers (1-8) to 12 total yards and two first downs.

Steve Krah

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 10:49 p.m.
 The Memorial Crimson Chargers and Central Blue Blazers meet in a Class 5A football game.

The records speak for themselves: Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, Jimtown and Concord just aren’t getting the job done

Bill Beck

Posted on Oct. 14, 2014 at 6:16 p.m.
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 Memorial's Tailor Schultheis (7) and Tori Mills (4) celebrate winning a point with Krystal Grubb (6) in a five set thriller against Concord at Memorial Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The Chargers defeated the Minutemen.
Posted on Oct. 13, 2014 at 4:07 p.m.

Class 4A sectional will begin Thursday, Oct. 23, at Concord High School. Dates corrected for the 1A event.

 Wawasee senior Clayton Cook (23) pushes forward as Memorial senior Kaleb Summers (42), right, and junior Drew Branson (57) take him down in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Charger Field in Elkhart. The Warriors beat the Crimson Chargers 20-7.
Posted on Oct. 11, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

Wawasee High School standout Clayton Cook gives the Warriors another dimension offensively by taking snaps at QB.

 Memorial junior Zach Hawkins (31) is tackled by a horde of Wawasee defenders, including, senior Nate Prescott (50), senior Nathan Katzer (25), senior Clayton Cook (23), right, and junior Stephen Possell (58) in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Charger Field in Elkhart. Hawkins scored memorial's only touchdown as the Warriors beat the Crimson Chargers 20-7.
Posted on Oct. 10, 2014 at 11:44 p.m.

Warriors use ground game, Cook punt return TD in second half to improve to 5-3 in NLC. 

 Goshen senior goalkeeper Tyler Born collides with Memorial junior Daniel Brummet (15) during a sectional game on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. Born was called for a foul and Memorial was awarded a penalty kick that the Chargers scored, making the score 1-0. The Redskins beat the Chargers 2-1 (3-0 PKs).
Posted on Oct. 9, 2014 at 12:28 a.m.

The Redskins send Elkhart Memorial to another sectional shootout loss, while the Blue Blazers dominate much of the night against Concord.

 Elkhart Memorial's marching band show features vocals from five choir students this year. Clockwise from far left: Brenna Williams, Hayden Ludlow, Brock Crockom, Courtney Osowski and Mimi Brown pose for a portrait Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 7, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

The high school’s marching band has teamed up with five singers from its choir department to bring extra oomph to the show.

 NorthWood settles into pass defense against Elkhart Memorial on Friday, Oct. 3.
Posted on Oct. 4, 2014 at 10:33 a.m.

Kern, Cleveland, Black Crunch shine as the Panthers eke out a 2-0 win over Elkhart Memorial on Friday, Oct. 3.

 Elkhart Memorial High School faced off against NorthWood High School Friday, Oct. 3, at Andrews Field in Nappanee.
Posted on Oct. 3, 2014 at 11:33 p.m.

Panthers tally with 2:05 left against the Crimson Chargers as Nate Andrews notches his first win at the field named for his father.

 Concord's Brett Austin (32) battles Northridge for a rebound during sectional basketball action at North Side Gym Friday, March 7, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 2, 2014 at 5:14 p.m.

A vote on the plan is now targeted for Nov. 7. If it passes, Northridge, Jimtown and Fairfield could each drop down a class, while Concord would narrowly stay in 4A, based on current enrollments.

 Concord freshman Will Boyer rallies with Central senior Eric Burton during the number one singles match at Concord Sectional boys tennis semifinal on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Concord in Elkhart. After 3 hours and 36 minutes Boyer beat Burton and helped Concord advance to the sectional finals.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:43 p.m.

Minutemen, Northridge earn spots in Concord Sectional tennis final with wins over Central, Memorial.

 Ancilla College has jumped to No. 5 in the nation in men's soccer. The Chargers include three Elkhart County high school grads.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 3:48 p.m.

Two Elkhart Memorial grads and a Concord grad are part of the soccer team, which catapulted to No. 5 in the nation in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I poll.