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Prep football preseason countdown: #6 NEW HAVEN BULLDOGS

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OUTLOOK A new era opens at New Haven, with new head coach Jimmy Linn and the brand new turf field. Expectations remain the same. New Haven has had seven or more wins in eight straight seasons, including a tremendous 20-3 mark over the last two years under longtime coach Jim Rowland, who ...

Kip Jones no longer Wayne High School girls basketball coach

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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 ...

Former News-Sentinel sportswriter John Ginter has passed

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Former News-Sentinel sportswriter and Ball State sports information specialist John Ginter passed away Sunday at University Heights Health and Living in Greenwood at the age of 68. "John joined The News-Sentinel sports staff in my earliest days with the newspaper in the early 1970s, and he ...

Ball Sports Academy to host Special Olympics volleyball event

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Olympic gold medal winner Lloy Ball is hosting a Special Olympics volleyball event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Ball Sports Academy, 200 Intertech Parkway in Angola. Ball's Team Pineapple club and Parkview Health are partnering with Special Olympics of Steuben and Allen counties for a one-day ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #7 BISHOP LUERS KNIGHTS

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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 ...

Fort Wayne Komets continue to narrow affiliation hopes

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Komets General Manager David Franke said Monday afternoon he expects to hear within two weeks if Fort Wayne will have an affiliation with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and the AHL's Chicago Wolves. "It's more in their hands now and I'm just waiting for them to get some paperwork back to me," ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #8 EAST NOBLE KNIGHTS

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OUTLOOK Everyone knows East Noble lost one of the area’s best quarterbacks in Andrew McCormick, who’s now at Indiana State University. And that’s a big loss. But coach Luke Amstutz smiles when he thinks of some big returnees, as in large, strong offensive lineman. “We’re pretty big ...

Surprise winner named Fort Wayne’s Favorite athlete

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Karissa McLaughlin and Ryan Potts may not be the most acclaimed local athletes, but they sure have a lot of good friends who stick up for them. With 48 percent of the vote, McLaughlin pulled away from Potts with 32 percent to win a News-Sentinel.com poll of Fort Wayne's Favorite Athletes. The ...