Stephanie Lee will be the lone Bishop Luers gymnast competing at the Concordia Sectional at Noon Saturday. (By Blake Sebring of

Individual gymnasts competing within team state tournament

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Imagine how North Side gymnast Zoe Drummond must have felt at the Becky Carter Classic on Jan. 20. Her only teammate, freshman Jensen Jones had been carried out earlier after fracturing her foot during warm-ups, meaning the sophomore Drummond had to get through the biggest meet of her life all ...


FAN VOTE: Girls prep hoops ultimate Player of the Week poll

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One last chance to vote for your favorite area girls prep basketball player in the area. This poll includes all 16 of our Fan Vote Players of the Week from the 2017-2018 season. Who is the ultimate player of the week? You decide. Voting will be open from now through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, ...

There is no doubt in Shooter's mind that the guy who is taking his team to the state finals, Central Noble's Josh Treesh, is the coach of the year. (Photo by Dan Vance of

SHOOTER: The third annual girls prep hoops Shooter Choice Awards

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One team remains standing as we head to state finals weekend as Central Noble will square off with Winchester on Saturday at 12:45 p.m. for the Class 2A state title. Shooter will be there. The town of Albion will be there. Maybe you will be there too. But the vast majority of those wrapped ...

2018 Notre Dame football signee quarterback Phil Jurkovec

2018 Notre Dame Football Position and Prospect Analysis: Quarterback

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SOUTH BEND – The focus on this spring’s football practices at Notre Dame will center on the quarterback position and with good reason. For the eighth time in Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly’s nine-year tenure in South Bend, the opening day starter at the most critical position is less ...

Indiana's Juwan Morgan (13) and Justin Smith (3) and Nebraska's Jordy Tshimanga, center, vie for a rebound, won by Morgan, during the first half of a game in Lincoln, Neb. Tuesday. (By The Associated Press)

Tom’s Takeaways: Indiana regresses, lacks toughness in road loss

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Very few people that actually matter believe in the Nebraska men’s basketball program and its ability to earn a coveted berth into the NCAA Tournament next month. The Huskers are projected as being one of the close-but-not-quite teams that will be nervous as Hell on Selection Sunday and ...

Notre dame associate head coach Mike Elston and Irish defensive lineman Jerry Tillery run to the next station during a training camp practice last August at Culver Academy. (By Tom Davis of

Notre Dame assembling ‘best defensive line haul’ in past decade

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SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame associate head coach Mike Elston didn’t have his schedule over the last two months altered in terms of workload, as it related to the new NCAA recruiting calendar, however, it was different in terms of what he had to focus on. With the implementation of a three-day ...

Veteran Fort Wayne Derby Girls skater Traci McBride looks for an opening during a match last year at Memorial Coliseum. (By Blake Sebring of

Charity work remains big part of Derby Girls’ identity

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When they first founded the Derby Girls in 2005, one of the primary goals for Danielle Nicolette and Tonya Vojtkofsky was that the organization would be heavily involved in charity. The Great Lakes Burn Camp was one of their first charities, and the donation was $2,000 which was a huge amount ...

General Manager David Franke said Wednesday night that defenseman Cody Sol may miss the rest of the regular season because of an elbow injury. (By Blake Sebring of

Komets’ Cody Sol injury precipitated trade for defenseman

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Since Dan Maggio was called up to the American Hockey League on Jan. 9, the Fort Wayne Komets have been playing with six defensemen. When the flu hit a couple of weeks ago, they moved captain Jamie Schaafsma back to defensemen. Then they found out this week they were losing another defenseman ...