High School Sports

New Haven's Davion Harris tries to score over Huntington North's Hank Pulver, left, during their game Friday at Huntington University. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of news-sentinel.com)

Still room to grow for improving Huntington North boys basketball team

HUNTINGTON – Craig Teagle wants even more quality play from his Huntington North High School boys basketball team. Chances are he’ll get it. In three seasons, Teagle has turned the Vikings into one of the most difficult teams to play in the Fort Wayne area. Tenacious on defense, ...

Bishop Luers senior Kathryn Knapke scored 24 points Thursday evening in the Knights' upset win over Homestead. Can she continue her hot play in the semifinals? (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SHOOTER: Change has come to the SAC and Kathryn Knapke was the catalyst

Things have officially changed in the Summit Athletic Conference. Since Homestead and Carroll officially joined the conference for hoops in 2015, the girls side looked like this: 1. Homestead 2-10. Everyone else But they had to lose eventually right? I mean you could only win so many games ...

Fort Wayne Cardiology players mob McLean Trieglaff at home plate after he hit a home run to help his team win the 2008 Little League city tournament championship at St. Joe Little League's ball park. (news-sentinel.com file photo)

REGGIE HAYES: New Year’s Resolutions for ‘woke’ youth sports parents

Do you drive your kids from home to practice to Dick’s Sporting Goods to games? Do you repeat that routine in various orders more than once a week? Do you regularly eat 9 p.m. “dinner” at the drive-through? You might be a youth sports parent. I have some New Year’s Resolutions for ...

Bishop Luers senior Kathryn Knapke scored 24 points Thursday evening in the Knights' upset win over Homestead. Can she continue her hot play in the semifinals? (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Friday schedule and results

The SAC Holiday Tournament continues on Friday with semifinal action at Wayne High School. he News-Sentinel will continuously update this page with scores and schedules for the next several days. Make sure to bookmark and visit frequently. BOYS Wednesday’s results Concordia 45, Northrop ...

North Side junior Lucas Kroft makes his way to the hoop for two of his game high 32 points on Thursday as the Legends beat Concordia. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Shooter’s observations from Thursday’s games

Christmas continues for the frog. This may just be Thursday for most people, but for me it is day two of the greatest four days of the year. What is better than basketball will a spot in the semi-finals of the Summit Athletic Conference Holiday Tournament on the line? Here are some random ...

Bishop Dwenger coach Cleveland Inge talks with his team during a timeout on Thursday. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Thursday schedule and results

The 2017 SAC Holiday Tournament continues today at Wayne High School. The News-Sentinel will continuously update this page with scores and schedules for the next several days. Make sure to bookmark and visit frequently. RELATED: SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT, Thursday’s roundup BOYS Wednesday's ...

Bishop Luers sophomore Lydia Reimbold looks to find her way by the defense of Homestead's Kara Gealy in the first half Thursday. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Thursday’s roundup

Homestead's reign of the SAC ended on Thursday afternoon. Kathryn Knapke scored 24 points to propel Bishop Luers (10-4) to a 47-43 upset of the top-seeded Spartans. Prior to Thursday, Homestead had not lost a single game to a league opponent since joining the SAC in 2015. Overall, the ...

Bishop Luers' Lydia Reimbold scores around the defense of North Side's Laquisha Ruth in Wednesday's game as part of the SAC Holiday Tournament.  (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Shooter’s observations from Wednesday’s games

There is no better Christmas gift for this frog than four days of goodness at Wayne High School. Yes, the basketball is good too, but I am talking about the hospitality room. Wednesday saw BBQ pork, baked beans, cole slaw and cornbread in the aforementioned room, only open to privileged ...

North Side's MaKyla Wilchar and Bishop Luers' Kathryn Knapke fight for rebond positioning during Wednesday's opening game of the SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Wednesday’s roundup

Sophomore Lydia Reimbold battled sickness and the cold weather to go for 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the No. 8 seed Bishop Luers to a 61-25 victory over North Side in the opening game of the SAC Holiday Tournament. Reimbold was a rebound short of a double-double in the first half, ...

North Side's Nya Coleman (left) and Bishop Luers' Dori Javens battle for a loose ball in Wednesday's opening game of the 2017 SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Wednesday schedule and results

The 2017 SAC Holiday Tournament begins today at Wayne High School. Over the next four days, 18 games will be played to decide this year's girls and boys champions. The News-Sentinel will continuously update this page with scores and schedules for the next several days. Make sure to bookmark ...

Can Taniece Chapman and the South Side Archers slay the Homestead monster?(Photo by Dan Vance of The News-
Sentinel)

GIRLS SAC TOURNAMENT: 5 stars to shine and 5 players to watch

For the first time in three years, the SAC Holiday Tournament on the girls side is not a mere formality. While Homestead is still strong, quality contenders have emerged that could topple the Spartan dominance of the event. RELATED: GIRLS SAC TOURNAMENT, Team capsules (by seed) RELATED: ...

Can Craig Young and the Wayne Generals win a SAC Holiday Tournament on their home floor? (Photo 
by Dan Vance of The News-Sentinel)

BOYS SAC TOURNAMENT: 5 stars to shine and 5 players to watch

The 2017 Parkview Sports Medicine SAC Holiday Tournament kicks off on Wednesday and Wayne High School will be packed for four days with games. Team play will get you a title, but every year there are individual performances that either open eyes or leave spectators wanting more. Here are ...

Homestead girls basketball coach Rod Parker high-fives Lauren Selking after the Spartans won their second straight SAC Holiday Tournament on December 29, 2016 at Wayne High School. Visible to Selking's right are teammates Rylie Norton, Rylee Parker, Haley Swing and Sydney Graber. (Photo by Dan Vance of The News-Sentinel)

GIRLS SAC TOURNAMENT: Team capsules (by seed)

1. HOMESTEAD (13-1, 5-0 SAC) SEASON OVERVIEW: The Spartans have continued to be as advertised rolling through anyone not named Carmel on their schedule. Sylare Starks (18.3 point per game) hasn't missed much of a stride as Homestead poised for a third straight tournament title alongside Sydney ...

Can North Side play as a team consistently enough to win a fifth-straight SAC Holiday Tournament title? (Photo by Dan 
Vance of The News-Sentinel)

BOYS SAC TOURNAMENT: Team capsules (by seed)

1. NORTH SIDE (7-3, 2-0 SAC) SEASON OVERVIEW: The Legends have had their fair share of challenges outside of the area, but thus far, no one has been able to touch them locally. Of the four games against area squads, none have been decided by less than 15 points. Keion Brooks Jr. has become a ...