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Florida guard seeks to ‘help others,’ as well as Mastodons

There are a lot of adjustments that have to be made by college freshmen, including developing the ability to handle pressure. Tionne Rollins will be no different than most young people in their quest to develop through the next stage of their lives, however, handling pressure probably won't ...

Notre Dame is finding balance, success

It isn't a difficult task to assess whether or not the Notre Dame football team is improved this season from a year ago. It is. By a wide margin. However, what is difficult – even for veteran Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly – is to figure out which players deserve the credit for such ...

PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Sectionals get difficult quickly for area teams

There are still two weeks left in the IHSAA football regular season, but the sectional pairings came out Sunday, so area teams found out who they'll open postseason play with and the second season is now closing in fast. Here are some things to look for in the various sectionals throughout ...

Angola volleyball hosting Spike Out cancer match

When the Carroll volleyball team travels to Angola on Thursday, the match will be billed as the first annual Spike Out Cancer match. All proceeds will go to the Angola Cancer Center, and Parkview Cancer Institute is sponsoring the vent. Along with sales of cancer pink shirts, four Notre Dame ...

Photo gallery: No. 1 Saint Francis wins at No. 8 Marian

INDIANAPOLIS - The No. 1 University of Saint Francis football team had its most difficult test of the season, and passed with its perfect record intact. Saint Francis (5-0) beat No. 8 Marian 31-24 in the schools' annual Franciscan Bowl showdown of NAIA powers on Saturday at Marian's St. ...

Top-ranked Saint Francis football survives gut check

INDIANAPOLIS – University of Saint Francis senior wide receiver Sean Boswell saw the punch coming. No, I'm not talking about the short brawl toward the end of No. 1 Saint Francis' 31-24 win over No. 8 Marian on Saturday at St. Vincent Health Field. The punch foreshadowed by Boswell was ...

Photo Gallery: Churubusco at Central Noble

ALBION - Central Noble rode incredible second half defense and enough offense to rally from 10 points down at halftime and upset IHSAA Class A 4th-ranked Churubusco 19-17 Friday. News-Sentinel sports editor Tom Davis was on hand to capture the action.

Wimbush, Adams lead No. 22 Notre Dame over Miami (Ohio)

SOUTH BEND — Josh Adams' night was cut short by an injured ankle but he still contributed more than enough to help No. 22 Notre Dame to its third straight lopsided victory. Adams had touchdown runs of 72 and 59 yards in the first half before leaving the game and Brandon Wimbush threw for ...

Joe Tiller, Purdue’s winningest football coach, dies at 74

Joe Tiller, who guided quarterback Drew Brees at Purdue and was the school's winningest football coach, died Saturday. He was 74. He died at home of natural causes in Buffalo, Wyoming, the Harness Funeral Home said. Tiller and Brees carried Purdue to rare heights at a school better known for ...

Friday prep football roundup: Leo quarterback sets school record

SAC Snider 49, Northrop 35: Christian Covington rushed for 123 yards on 14 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead the Panthers to their seventh win without a loss. Anyis Lockett added two touchdowns for Snider, which is ranked second in the Class 6A Associated Press poll. Lockett ran ...

Central Noble responds to multiple challenges for epic victory

ALBION – At the start of last week, Central Noble second-year football coach Greg Moe was a believer – in Churubusco. However, by the time that the biggest game in Cougar recent history kicked off Friday in front of a filled stadium, Moe and his players and the #CNJungle were all in on ...

Area high school football sectional draw

The sectional pairings for the IHSAA Football State Tournament were announced on Sunday afternoon. First-round games for Classes 1A thru 4AA will be played on October 20. First-round games for Class 5A and 6A will be played on October 27, unless otherwise indicated. Here are the matchups ...

Area high school football sectional draw

The sectional pairings for the IHSAA Football State Tournament were announced on Sunday afternoon. First-round games for Classes 1A thru 4AA will be played on October 20. First-round games for Class 5A and 6A will be played on October 27, unless otherwise indicated. Here are the matchups ...

The indispensable job of protecting Nick Ferrer’s blind side

Alex Woods' value to the University of Saint Francis football team lies primarily in one skill: He protects quarterback Nick Ferrer's blind side. The defending NAIA champion Cougars (4-0) are undefeated and still No. 1 and possess an embarrassing wealth of talent on offense and defense. But ...

Young Marian football team ready to challenge No. 1 Saint Francis

Marian University football coach Mark Henninger guides a team with some growing pains. Henninger has more young players in his starting lineup than he'd prefer, with 10 underclassmen among his offensive and defensive starters. The young Knights are 2-1, having lost at St. Xavier in their ...

Column: Welcome to the self-serving (and despicable) world of athletics

On July 10, Bloomington North High School junior Musa Jallow pledged his athletic services to THE Ohio State University men's basketball program. There wasn't much unusual about the verbal commitment made by the talented athlete. However, what did stand out was the fact that not only did Jallow ...

Mad Ants complete naming staff positions

With the season quickly approaching, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants finalized some team positions on Wednesday adding assistant coach Norman Richardson, Director of Basketball Operations Chris Taylor, athletic trainer Daniel Rosselli and basketball operations intern Scott King. Richardson was an ...

Former Butler star excited about new Celtics teammate

CANTON, Mass. — Gordon Hayward was looking forward to playing with Isaiah Thomas, one of the Celtics players who recruited him to Boston during his whirlwind free agency. By the time the former Butler University standout steps on the parquet floor, though, there will be another All-Star ...

THE PIG’S PICKS: Week 7

SAC football, it's FAN-tastic! Zzzzzzzzz. After five more blowouts last Friday, the area's premier football conference continues to bore The Pig when it comes to competitive games. For those scoring at home, out of 30 SAC games through six weeks, just two(!) have been decided by 10 points or ...