High School Sports

Alumnus Kyle Penrod is new Southern Wells boys basketball coach

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 ...

Heritage names Adam Gray as new boys basketball coach

Adam Gray has been named the new head boys basketball coach at Heritage High School following the resignation of Barry Singrey after this past season. Gray was approved as the new head coach at Tuesday night's East Allen County Schools board meeting. Gray is coming off of two seasons as an ...

Fort Wayne’s Shelby Gruss named captain of U.S. Wheelchair Basketball Team

Fort Wayne's Shelby Gruss has received a remarkable honor as a member of the United States Women's World Championship wheelchair basketball team. After being on the team for little more than a year, the Bishop Luers graduate has been named co-captain as the team prepares for next month's 2018 ...

Sources: Gary Andrews to be named next North Side boys basketball coach

One of the area’s biggest coaching questions in recent memory has been answered and Gary Andrews will be the next boys' basketball coach at North Side High School, News-Sentinel.com has learned. He will become just the fifth coach in the program since arena namesake By Hey took over the ...

Senior-to-be Lucas Kroft commits to play basketball at Ball State

Fort Wayne native Lucas Kroft committed to Ball State University on Friday, ending a quick but whirlwind spring recruiting season that saw him tally up nine Division I offers. "They have a really good program and the relationship I have with coach [James] Whitford is really good," said ...

New job for dad reunites Kroft brothers with coach Shabaz Khaliq in Richmond

When high school basketball practice opens this fall, quite a few things will be different for new Richmond High School coach Shabaz Khaliq. One thing that will not be different? Two of the players on the floor. News-Sentinel.com has learned from the Kroft family that Lucas and Andrew Kroft, ...