Sports

Former Komet Kyle Thomas signs AHL contract

Fort Wayne Komets

From a Utica Comets press release: Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the team has signed forward Kyle Thomas and goaltender Ivan Kulbakov to one-year AHL contracts. Kulbakov, 21, played in 22 games with the ECHL’s Quad City Mallards, finishing with an 11-11-0 ...

Alumnus Kyle Penrod is new Southern Wells boys basketball coach

Top Sports

The Allen County Athletic Conference gained their third new boys basketball coach late last week. Southern Wells announced that junior varsity coach Kyle Penrod would be taking over the program following the exit of Ben Burman. Penrod had been the junior varsity coach for four seasons at ...

Who is Fort Wayne’s Favorite… female basketball player

Top Sports

Jody Beerman, G After helping lead Heritage to the 1982 state title, Beerman was named Miss Basketball after her senior season in 1983. At the time, she was the state's all-time leading scorer with 1,616 points and was the recipient of the Mental Attitude Award after helping the Patriots reach ...

Fort Wayne Komets sign former Kelly Cup-winning goaltender

Top Sports

The Fort Wayne Komets decided some of their goaltending situation with the signing of Kelly Cup champion Lukas Hafner on Monday. He was part of the last two Colorado Eagles championship teams and was in net for the 2017 title. "He's played in some big games," Komets General Manager David ...

Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin has announced his retirement

Fort Wayne Komets

Wings goaltending ace Joel Martin will become an assistant coach for Nick Bootland. Martin has always been a class act and it seemed he always played his best against the Komets. I always enjoyed talking to him, and I'm glad those opportunities will continue. Plus, the Wings will always have a ...