Thursday, August 21, 2014

 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.

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.

Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 3:37 p.m.
 Monday's boys tennis results.

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

Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 3:34 p.m.
 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.

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

Posted on Aug. 18, 2014 at 4:09 p.m.
 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.

 Elkhart Central RB Joe Phillips
Posted on Aug. 1, 2014 at 8:21 p.m.

Elkhart County area teams begin football season with conditioning on Monday, Aug. 4.

 This undated file photo shows Jason Ridge (left) making a point to an official during a game at NorthWood while he was Northridge High School boys basketball coach. Ridge says his 8-year-old son, Marcus, is named after Marcus Moore, who was named Jimtown coach on July 28, 2014.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:39 p.m.

Marcus Moore, the new coach at Jimtown High School, made a big impact on Jason Ridge at Columbia City.

 Then-Jimtown coach Brent Kulp talks with his catcher, Sarah Miller, during the Jimmies sectional game against New Prairie in 2012 at Newton Park in Lakeville. Kulp has been hired as softball coach at Goshen.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 5:32 p.m.

Kulp guided Jimtown for 15 years, with 285 victories and seven postseason crowns, before spending one year in business world.

 Marcus Moore (left) and older brother Matt (right) have been hired as Indiana high school boys basketball head coaches six weeks apart. Marcus was tabbed July 28 at Jimown, while Matt was named in mid-June at Kokomo. (Photo Supplied)
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 5:25 p.m.

He used to visit friend Kyle Johnson in Baugo, and says he grew up in a community with a similar mindset in Columbia City.

 Twin brothers Marcus (24) and Scott (3) Moore during their senior seasons in 2007-08 on the Grace College basketball team. Marcus was named head coach at Jimtown High on Monday, July 28. (Photo Supplied)
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:13 p.m.

Part of a family of coaches, the Jimmies will be his first high school head coaching post. He played in the 4A state title game in 2004, the same year Jimtown won the 2A crown.

 Fall sports practices begin soon.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.