Thursday, November 20, 2014

 Goshen and New Prairie high school swim teams will raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Monday, Nov. 24, at Goshen High School.

Fundraiser will be held during New Prairie at Goshen boys and girls meet Monday, Nov. 24. T-shirts are available for order online.

Posted on Nov. 19, 2014 at 1:48 p.m.
 Goshen High School's 2014 fall sports MVP award winners are (from left, first row) Tyler Born (boys soccer), Isaac Huerta (boys soccer), Gale Immel (girls golf), Nora Rangel (girls cross country), Gerardo Abad (boys cross country) and Jelitza Palomino (girls soccer); (second row) Shawn Graves (boys cross country), Derek Paz (football, offense), Shannon Troyer (football, defense), Calsey Gruzdov (volleyball), Khilee Harper (fall cheerleading) and Luke Rush (boys tennis).

MVP awards were given to Derek Paz (football, offense), Shannon Troyer (football, defense), Tyler Born (boys soccer), Isaac Huerta (boys soccer), Gerardo Abad (boys cross country), Shawn Graves (boys cross country), Luke Rush (boys tennis), Jelitza Palomino (girls soccer), Nora Rangel (girls cross country), Calsey Gruzdov (volleyball), Gale Immel (girls golf) and Khilee Harper (fall cheerleading).

Posted on Nov. 11, 2014 at 3:43 p.m.
 Fairfield junior Joe Line (right) looks around Northridge's Sam Ahonen during a boys basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at Northridge. Line, who averaged 17.0 points last season, is the top returning Elkhart County scorer.

The Elkhart Truth will preview each area team in the coming weeks, but we get it started now with some capsule glances.

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Posted on Nov. 8, 2014 at 6:29 p.m.
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 Goshen senior goalkeeper Tyler Born (left) comes off his line to defend an attempt on goal by Memorial junior Daniel Brummet during a sectional game Oct. 8, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. Both players have been named to the All-Northern Lakes Conference boys soccer team.
Posted on Nov. 6, 2014 at 1:17 p.m.

The Redskins’ Viratham Mounsithiraj and the Raiders’ Todd Woodworth share Coach of the Year honors.

 Goshen boys soccer celebrate their 2A boys soccer state championship win during a community pep rally Sunday, Nov. 2 in Goshen High School's gym.
Posted on Nov. 3, 2014 at 6:21 a.m.

Goshen celebrated their first state championship win in 26 years with the Goshen High School boys soccer team.

 Goshen fans cheer on the Redskins as lineups are announced before taking on Brebeuf in the 2A boys soccer state championship on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium in Indianapolis. The Redskins beat the Braves 1-0.
Posted on Nov. 1, 2014 at 9:14 p.m.

Players, coach salute the Goshen community that supported them along their championship drive.

 Goshen's JT Plavchak celebrates after scoring a penalty kick goal during second half action in the 2A boys soccer state championship against Brebeuf on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium in Indianapolis. The Redskins beat the Braves 1-0.
Posted on Nov. 1, 2014 at 8:24 p.m.

The Redskins post their sixth straight shutout and win the school’s first state title in any sport in 26 years.

 Central's Joe Phillips (1) slips on the cold damp grass as Goshen's Rummel Johnson (25) tries to take him down during third quarter action in a 5A sectional football game on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Rice Field in Elkhart. The Blue Blazers beat the Redskins 47-8.
Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 at 10:51 p.m.

Goshen has seven turnovers in loss.

 CentralÕs 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.
Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 at 11:33 a.m.

Here’s a look at the schedule of area high school football team’s playoff games, as well as where you can watch or listen to them.

 Goshen High's Tyler Born blocks a shot from a teammate Monday, Oct. 27, during practice at the Kroc Center in South Bend. Goshen headed to the Kroc to practice on an artificial surface as part of its preparation for Saturday's state title game on the artificial turf at Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis.
Posted on Oct. 30, 2014 at 6:46 p.m.

Shootout experience is one distinct difference between the teams, and the Redskins enter with a string of 470 shutout minutes.

 The Elkhart Central Blue Blazers took on the Goshen Redskins on Aug. 29, 2014, at Elkhart Central High School in Elkhart.
Posted on Oct. 30, 2014 at 4:38 p.m.

In Week 2, Joe Phillips rushed for 228 yards as the Blue Blazers held on late 28-20.

 Goshen head coach Viratham Mounsithiraj talks with his players during a game against Concord on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Concord. Goshen won 5-1.
Posted on Oct. 30, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.


Viratham Mounsithiraj says he’s mindful of his own experiences as he schools his players on opportunities.

 Goshen senior JT Plavchak (6) celebrates his goal against NorthWood during a semifinal regional boy soccer game on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Baker Park in Mishawaka. The Redskins beat the Panthers 6-0.
Posted on Oct. 28, 2014 at 7:09 p.m.

After visions of his career being over in his team’s sectional opener, the captain has helped the Redskins advance to Saturday’s state title game.