WRITER: Dan Vance

PREP FOOTBALL: SAC Preview

There are more question marks than usual surrounding the Summit Athletic Conference's perennial top teams. Both Snider and Bishop Dwenger have a lot of players to replace and the still-new kids on the block Homestead and Carroll are knocking on the door. Snider or Bishop Dwenger have at least shared the conference title in eight of the last 10 seasons, save for Bishop Luers' 2011 title or North Side's 2013 ...

News-Sentinel.com names 2018 Prep Football Preseason All-Area team

As the season kicks off this Friday, the prep football experts at News-Sentinel.com have put their heads together and come up with a Preseason All-Area team. These players represent the best, as we see them, at each individual position. Listed next to each player are relevant stats from the 2017 season. OFFENSE QB - AJ Restivo, Leo (107-for-192, 1,685 yards, 17 touchdowns) RB - Jordan Presley, Bishop Luers ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 13 in photos

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 12 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 11 in photos

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GALLERY: 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Prep Athletes of the Year

As a new school season begins and with it, a new season of high school athletics, we take a look back at the 22 athletes that were named as the Player of the Year in their sport during the 2017-2018 school year. Not pictured is our Girls Golfer of the Year, Sarah Frazier of Bishop Dwenger. Take a look back at our stories featuring these athletes below: Football Homestead’s David Heiney is the 2017 ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 10 in photos

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Seize the day: Newsies has had a strong run at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

The story behind Newsies comes from the real life newsboy strike of 1899 in New York. The story was used in the 1992 Disney film staring a young Christian Bale. Newsies The Musical debuted on stage in 2011 and made its first appearance on Broadway in 2012. And now, it has come to live on the stage of the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre. Director and choreographer Leslie Beauchamp saw the Broadway performance years ...

FAN VOTE: Finals for Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

The 32 players have been narrowed down to two in the fan vote for the Preseason Player of the Year for prep football. Homestead's Trevin Taylor and Bishop Luers' Camari Harris will be the final two competitors vying for your vote. Taylor was the leading vote getter in the opening round and the semi finals of the Peter Morrison region. In the region finals, he beat Snider's Will Swartz and then topped Spartan ...

Concordia Lutheran's Jadon Dance adjusting his game for success now and into the future

Concordia Lutheran senior Jadon Dance made significant strides during his final trip around the summer circuit. No, his Indiana Faith team didn't compete for national titles. And no, he didn't find himself bathing in high-profile college offers. Those are the things that make headlines, but they are not a reality for the majority of local kids attempting to make themselves valuable to coaches on the next ...

Full schedule of Friday's prep football scrimmages

The start of the season is just over a week away with kickoffs on Aug. 17. But this Friday, spectators can get a taste of what their favorite team may have in the coming season with scrimmages around the area Here is where you can catch some gridiron action on Friday, will all scrimmages starting at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted: SAC South Side at Wayne, 6:30 p.m. Huntington North at Northrop, Spuller ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 9 in photos

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 8 in photos

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FAN VOTE: Semi final round for Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

The final four are set in our fan polling for the Prep Football Preseason Player of the Year. Who gets your vote to advance to the finals? Voting is open through midnight tomorrow, Thursday August 9. FAN VOTE: Prep football Preseason Player of the Year Semi finals FAN VOTE: Prep football Preseason Player of the Year Semi finals

Kip Jones no longer Wayne High School girls basketball coach

After two seasons, Kip Jones is no longer the girls basketball coach at Wayne High School, the athletic office at Wayne confirmed to News-Sentinel.com on Wednesday. The position has been posted through Fort Wayne Community Schools, but the school confirms that no interviews have taken place. Jones did not find many wins during his two seasons at Wayne, going 3-41. The team has scored wins over Adams Central ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 7 in photos

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Prep football preseason countdown: #7 BISHOP LUERS KNIGHTS

OUTLOOK Consistency is what Bishop Luers coach Kyle Lindsay is looking for most from his team this season. With the exception of a 15-14 loss to Bishop Dwenger and a 20-14 sectional title win over Concordia Lutheran, the Knights were either dominant or dominated in 2017. Their average margin of victory in eight wins was 19.4 points, while their average losing margin in five losses was 26 points. "Hopefully ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 6 in photos

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Prep football preseason countdown: #9 WAYNE GENERALS

OUTLOOK Wayne bookended last season with games against Bishop Dwenger, both in losing efforts. Starting with the Saints again this year draws a lot of hype. This is the year that Wayne has to make a big move in the minds of many, building from zero wins when this senior class were freshmen to two wins and then to five last year and a spot in the sectional finals. "We are very excited, but we are humble ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 5 in photos

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