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Komets looking to rebound after five-game road trip

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Every hockey coach and player stresses the importance of road trips for providing adversity, helping a team adapt and building team chemistry. Wouldn't you think there must be something magical team members are doing on the road? There's not, really. It's more about the circumstances of what ...

Komets continue futility in Toledo

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A slow start and a slower ending killed the Fort Wayne Komets during a rare morning game in Toledo on Thursday. The Komets trailed 2-0 after the first period, tied it 3-3 during the second period but gave up three goals in the third to lose 6-3 before 7,509 Huntington Center fans. The Komets ...

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to speak in Fort Wayne in February

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Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is coming to Fort Wayne in February for a free event. Tebow will be the featured speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ “Night of Hope” at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Memorial Coliseum. “Few athletes have lived their faith as well and as publicly as ...

Boys Prep Hoops Preseason Countdown: #8 SNIDER PANTHERS

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The big man is gone, but Snider coach Jeremy Rauch is still excited entering his second year. With an expected dropoff due to roster attrition, could the Panthers emerge as the surprise team of the SAC? OUTLOOK With Malik Williams off to Louisville and fellow impact graduated seniors ...

Tailing the Komets: Trade made with Jacksonville

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Ahead of Thursday's school-day game in Toledo, the Komets have made a deal with the Jacksonville IceMen. In return for cash, the Komets have sent forward Tyson Fawcett back to his former team. After scoring a hat trick in the first game of the season, Fawcett has one goal and an assist over ...

Indiana vs. Seton Hall: 5 things Archie Miller said

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“Welcome to Indiana basketball.” That line was muttered by fictional coach Norman Dale in the movie “Hoosiers” before he took to the court for his first game as the head coach of the Hickory Huskers. First-year Indiana University men’s basketball coach Archie Miller could’ve ...

Purdue guard not lacking in confidence or efficiency

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Veteran Purdue men’s basketball coach Matt Painter has a real dilemma on his hands in dealing with sophomore guard Carsen Edwards. But before you feel badly for either party, hold it right there for a moment, because no opposing team or coach is going to cry any tears for the Boilermakers ...

Notre Dame vs. Navy: 5 things Brian Kelly said

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Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly made it crystal clear Tuesday that his team has moved on mentally from its humiliating 41-8 loss at Miami (Fla.) on Saturday. “Regardless of a win or loss,” Kelly said in his weekly press conference, “we use Monday to refocus. Our team has been ...

Wildwood Racquet club still growing in 45th year

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When Will Cleveland came to Wildwood Racquet Club from Dayton in 1988, he figured on being here three years at the most. It would take two years to put the program in place and another to nail it down. "In my mind, I was on my way to Chicago," he said recently, leaning back in his chair from ...

Boys prep hoops preseason countdown: #9 NEW HAVEN BULLDOGS

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New Haven boys basketball coach Bruce Stephens won’t be reinventing his style of play. But his roster might ignite some tweaking. Stephens’ style includes attacking with drives and quickness on offense and pressing on defense. He has a number of players with similar skills, which makes ...

Tailing the Komets: What the team is working on

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Went to practice today to see how the guys are coming off the road trip. A few items: * Gabriel Desjardins is ready come off injured reserve and will be in the lineup Thursday in Toledo. * Justin Hodgman will not. He first had a hip problem he was working on, came back to practice a couple of ...

Tailing the Komets: Also don’t forget

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Thursday's morning game in Toledo will not be broadcast on WOWO, but on WKJG, 1380-AM and 100.9 FM. You can also catch it at Komets.com and the Listen Live button. Thank the Lord that Shane Albahrani is a morning person. And also that he's on radio so we don't have to see what he looks like ...

Indiana vs. Howard: 5 takeaways from the Hoosiers’ win

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There was little chance that Indiana’s second men’s basketball game this season was going to turn out as poorly as its first, and it didn’t. The Hoosiers (1-1) bounced back from a blowout loss to Indiana State Friday at Assembly Hall to methodically get by Howard 86-77 Sunday in ...

Butler vs. Princeton: 5 takeaways from the Bulldog win

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Butler University men’s basketball squad improved to 2-0 under first-year coach LaVall Jordan by pulling away late from a challenging Princeton team 85-75 in front of 8,470 fans at Hinkle Fieldhouse Sunday. Here are five takeaways from the Bulldog victory. EMERGING ...