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Prep football preseason countdown: #13 SOUTH ADAMS STARFIRES

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OUTLOOK Here's one of the most amazing statistics in Fort Wayne area football: Last year the South Adams Starfires put together their first back-to-back winning seasons since 2000 and 2001. That's remarkable considering the Starfires are always a challenging opponent and usually in ...

2018 Notre Dame football redshirt projections: Tight Ends

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The performance of the Notre Dame offensive line garnered a lot of attention last season, as it earned the Joe Moore Award for being the top such unit in the entire country. However, there is no more tradition-rich position group within the Fighting Irish program than the tight ends. ...

Fort Wayne Komets announce six signings

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From a Komets press release: The Komets announced Wednesday that they have added six players to the 2018-19 preseason roster. Forwards Danny Moynihan, Joseph Widmar, Charlie Graaskamp, Brandon Morley, and Chase Phelps along with goaltender Kyle Hayton have each agreed to terms. Moynihan, ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #14 WOODLAN WARRIORS

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OUTLOOK After putting together a 35-8 record over the past three seasons, and a school-record three straight seasons of 10 wins or more, the Warriors graduated most of their top players. Six first-team all-conference offensive players and one second-team pick have graduated. The Warriors ...

2018 Notre Dame football redshirt projections: Wide Receivers

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The Notre Dame pass-catching corps endured a significant hit this off-season through transfers (Freddy Canteen and C.J. Sanders), graduation (Cam Smith and Durham Smythe), departures for the pros (Equanimeous St. Brown and Josh Adams) and suspensions (Kevin Stepherson and Deon McIntosh). In ...

Old ballplayer tweets highlight team fears of social media

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As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL draft. She went through his ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #15 NORTHROP BRUINS

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OUTLOOK If there is a time for Northrop to get out of the funk it's been stuck in since Jason Doerffler took over, now is the time. The Bruins showed flashes last year where they could score on a consistent basis, but couldn't stop the other team. Doerffler has an experienced staff and an ...

FAN VOTE: Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

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Voting is now open for the 2018 Preseason Player of the Year poll for area prep football. The 32 players are divided between four regions. Each of the regions is named after one of our last four players of the year, awarded after their senior seasons. In the opening round, voting will be open ...

Who is Fort Wayne’s Favorite overall professional athlete?

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For seven weeks, we've asked you to vote Fort Wayne's Favorite athletes in several categories, and the response has been outstanding. You have selected Rod Woodson in football, Moose Myers in auto racing, Kevin Kiermaier in baseball, Lloy Ball in the Olympics, Karissa McLaughlin in female ...

Veteran wins Fort Wayne’s Favorite male basketball poll

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With a rally over the last two days of voting, former Northrop, Purdue and NBA star Walter Jordan has won the voting for News-Sentinel.com's Fort Wayne's Favorite male basketball player. Jordan came back with 28 percent of the vote to sprint past former Homestead, Purdue and NBA star Caleb ...