Saturday, August 23, 2014

 New NorthWood football coach Nate Andrews answers questions about coming back to his alma mater. Andrews, son of Jim Andrews, was named head football coach for the NorthWood Panthers last November, and won his debut over Jimtown 14-6 on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.  (Truth Photo By Larry Tebo)

New coach admits to emotions getting the best of him for a while, but he and the Panthers dominate during the second half of a 14-6 win over Jimtown.

Posted at 9:06 a.m.
 NorthWood's Travis Bear (8) uncorks a pass. Jimtown hosted NorthWood in a football matchup in Baugo on Friday night, Aug. 22, 2014.

The Panthers outscore the Jimmies 14-0 in second half for 14-6 victory as Travis Bear rushes for 152 yards, two touchdowns.

Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 11:55 p.m.
 The Elkhart Memorial varsity football team charges onto Rice Field to meet cross-town rival Elkhart Central in the annual Mangy Lion game Friday, Aug. 22.

High school football kicked off under [rainy] Friday night lights. 

Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 9:08 p.m.
 The Mangy Lion Trophy currently resides on 1 Blazer Blvd., home of the Elkhart Central Blue Blazers. Central will travel crosstown to rival Elkhart Memorial on Friday, Aug. 22.
Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Elkhart Central has owned the trophy for two years, but Elkhart Memorial is playing at home in 2014. 

 The WHME TV-46 telecast crew of (from left) Bob Nagle, Chuck Freeby and Bo Hundt will bring another season of high school football to northern Indiana airwaves in 2014.
Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 6:22 a.m.

A Friday night lineup for where you can listen and watch everything happening under the Friday night lights.

 Kayla Casaletto finishes the girls race in the NorthWood Invitational at Stauffer Park in Nappanee on Aug. 25, 2012. Casaletto, an Elkhart Christian 10th grader, was the winner in the race.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 3:37 p.m.

Penn’s Maddie Woods leads a team that could be among the state’s best girls cross country teams, but don’t count out Elkhart Memorial’s Brooke Moore or Elkhart Christian’s Kayla Casaletto.

 Monday's boys tennis results.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 3:34 p.m.

Mikey Pawlak needed three sets and a tie breaker in the second set in order to secure the Jimtown win, while Hudson Kay went 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in Goshen’s victory

 Players from the Jimtown High School varsity football team come together prior to a regional game against Andrean in Merrillville on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The Jimmies will host a Military Appreciation Night as part of their 2014 opener Aug. 22.
Posted on Aug. 18, 2014 at 4:09 p.m.

Fans are encouraged to donate items for care packages at Friday’s opener against NorthWood.

 Elkhart Memorial goes through a line drill during a recent practice. The Chargers and other Elkhart County teams will be a part of controlled scrimmages Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

Controlled scrimmage schedule set for Elkhart County area Friday, Aug. 15, but why was Penn left in the cold?

 Then-assistant Ric Wiskotoni (left) watches a 2010 Elkhart Central tennis match with then-head coach Dave Whittaker. After heading up the boys and girls programs for a combined 48 seasons, Whittaker has retired and Wiskotoni has been tabbed to take over both positions.
Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:12 p.m.

Ex-coach says he’s ’feeling great.’ Plus, a capsule look at all area boys tennis teams as the 2014 season nears.

 Jimtown Jimmies football letter winners for 2014 are: (first row, from left) Caleb Fowler, Dakota Pratt, Seth Holdread, Max Magyar, Cole Watson, D'Morea Otis, Nick Haeck, Nik Olson and Mason Castro; (second row) Brandon Burkhart, Ben Hurtt, Danny Garner, Jarrod Hayes, Ben Davis, Kenny Kerrn, Chris Withrow, Tyler Lundy, Zach Hill and Nate Rohrer; (third row) Yuriy Melnik, Michael Mulcahey, Darik Fine, Austin Carey, Jake Grove, Dylan Guldager, Mitch Garrett, Grant Bour and Dakota Nicely; and (fourth row) CJ Holman, Dalton Whitman, Sam Pawlak, Trevor Hobbs, Marquis Schieber, Nick Mammolenti, Adam Gill and Dallas Johnston.
Posted on Aug. 13, 2014 at 2:17 p.m.

The Jimmies open the 2014 season at home Aug. 22 with NorthWood’s Panthers

 The sign above the entry way on to Concord's high school football practice asks the Minutemen a daily question.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 6:46 p.m.

Helmets in hand, athletes should be jumping into workouts, not waiting for an invite.

 Concord coach Steve Austin talks on the sideline. Northridge boys' basketball defeated Concord 62-59 and won the NLC on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Middlebury.
Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 8:15 p.m.

The Indiana High School Athletic Association will vote Oct. 2 on a proposal to reclassify Class 4A to the 64 largest schools by enrollment.