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San Diego Padres announce 2017 Fort Wayne TinCaps roster

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Five of the San Diego Padres' Top 30 prospects, as ranked by Baseball America, will be on the Fort Wayne TinCaps' opening day roster.The group is led by 18-year-old shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., who is ranked as a Top 50 prospect in baseball by ESPN.com.Tatis, the son of a former Major ...

Video gamers invade Fort Wayne

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Video gamers from 11 regional colleges flocked to Fort Wayne for the LOL (League of Legends) IPFW Esports spring tournament on Saturday. Pictured at left: The prizes and awards for the tournament sit in front of their live-streamed coverage. Right: The computer of an Indiana Tech player ...

5 things to watch for in 2017-18 prep hoops

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As Shooter bids farewell to my avid followers after another season, I want to look ahead at next season and some things for all you prep basketball lovers to look forward to. Can we live up to this year, where we had a state champion girls team and state runner up boys team? Only time will ...

Saint Francis opens spring football practice

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For the first time in school history, the University of Saint Francis football team opened spring practice as defending national champions.The Cougars took to the field at Bishop D'Arcy Stadium on Friday afternoon to begin work on the 2017 season. The team will practice throughout April, ...

Komets clinch first-round home ice

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The Fort Wayne Komets know when they'll start the playoffs, and now they have to wait to see whom they'll be playing.The Komets clinched second place in the ECHL's Central Division on Friday night with a 4-3 win at Cincinnati while third-place Quad City was losing 4-3 at home to Alaska. That ...

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North Side hoops ends 52-year semistate title drought

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HUNTINGTON — Keion Brooks Jr. found himself all alone at the basket in the closing seconds of Saturday's semistate victory over Merrillville. The sophomore threw down an emphatic slam as time expired. It wasn't a pretentious thing. It was a "phew" thing. Oh, and a "we are back" ...

Kelly hopes spring changes yield better results for Irish

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Brian Kelly was at Notre Dame's 5:45 a.m. player workouts this winter, a departure from the past.The Fighting Irish coach spent time with multiple position groups during his program's first spring practice Wednesday, as opposed to working primarily with the quarterbacks. And he has given his ...

North Side vs Merrillville: Five things to watch

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When North Side takes to the floor at Huntington North on Saturday evening, the goal will be simple - to reach the state championship for the first time in 52 years.The team in the way of breaking the drought is Merrillville, a squad that, despite not garnering much in the way of statewide ...

Indiana fires Tom Crean Search for replacement begins immediately

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Indiana athletic director Fred Glass weighed the men's basketball options and came to one inescapable conclusion:Coach Tom Crean would have to go.And so he has.Glass fired Crean on Thursday morning. Now he has to hire a coach who can get the Hoosiers back to the Final Four and their former ...