Paige Hlutke Wawasee softball

Wawasee wins Northern Lakes Conference softball crown with Paige Hlutke, the team’s lone senior, helping to lead the way.

Bill Beck

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 12:12 p.m.
NSC Track Coaches

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, athletes and coaches received the final medals and trophy of the Northern State Conference track and field championships.

Bill Beck

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 3:09 p.m.
4A Elkhart Sectional Title Northridge Elkhart Memorial_9

Coaches associations in Indiana, not the IHSAA, steered the movement away from geography as a priority and more toward equal division of teams in the sectional tournaments.

Bill Beck

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 5:51 p.m.
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Bill Beck
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In Side Lines, Bill Beck offers observations, quips and queries about Elkhart County sports, often heavy on high school football and Notre Dame. Now and then, he puts a twisted spin on a variety of hot topics.

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Sports editor Bill Beck covers high school and Notre Dame sports for the Elkhart Truth.