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I was born outside Chicago, raised in the farmlands of Marshall County and covered my first high school football game at Triton High School when I was 18 and a freshman in college.
INDIANAPOLIS — Penn High School's baseball program can now be attached to a special phrase after blanking Indianapolis Cathedral, 3-0, to win the Class 4A state championship Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis.
When golfers Brock Reschly and Brayden Miller walked off the course at the IHSAA state golf finals on Wednesday, the 2021-22 sports season was complete for Elkhart County athletes.
When asked Wednesday about his starting pitcher for Saturday’s Class 4A state championship game against Indianapolis Cathedral, Penn High School baseball coach Greg Dikos wasn’t hesitant with an answer.
Five players from Northern Lakes Conference co-champion Northridge — including four underclassmen – have been named to the all-conference baseball team, after a vote of the coaches.
Penn High School’s Markus Burton and NorthWood’s Cade Brenner each played for the Indiana Junior All-Stars Wednesday against the state’s Senior All-Stars at Mount Vernon High School in Fortville, Indiana.
Christian Carroll, who will be a senior wrestler next year at Jimtown High School, will compete for Team USA in the Greco-Roman Under-20 World Team Championships. The event will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from August 15th to August 21st.
BLOOMINGTON – Elkhart’s Unified Track team finished fourth last Saturday at the state finals at Indiana University, with several athletes earning all-state honors.
WHITING — Despite a 14 strikeout performance from junior lefthander Alec Hershberger, the Fairfield baseball team fell to Eastside 2-1, in the opening game of the Class 2A Whiting Regional.
Penn High School boys basketball standout Markus Burton scored 24 points to lead all scorers, as the Indiana Junior Boys Boys Basketball All-Stars beat Kentucky, 112-102, on Sunday at Bedford North Lawrence High School.
LAPORTE — Just four seniors dot the Penn baseball roster, but a pair of them emerged as the headliners during a pair of Kingsmen victories Saturday in the Class 4A LaPorte Regional.
BLOOMINGTON – At less than 100-percent, Northridge’s Jack Moore was still able to produce a fifth place finish in the 3,200 meters Saturday at the Boys Track State Finals at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex at Indiana University.
SYRACUSE — Kiyla Eberhart got the news minutes before the start of Saturday's Class 3A sectional final against host Wawasee that she would be the Jimmies' starting pitcher.
ELKHART — Sophomore Beau Thompson hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning on Saturday to give NorthWood a surprising 5-3 victory over Jimtown in the semifinals of the Class 3A Jimtown Baseball Sectional at Booster Field.
Northridge senior Tervor Yoder tossed a no-hitter Saturday to lead the Raiders to the finals of the Class 4A Penn Baseball Sectional by beating Concord, 8-0.