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Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer prepares to throw a pass during a regular-season game this season. (Photo by Reggie Hayes of News-Sentinel.com)

Saint Francis QB Nick Ferrer named MSFA Offensive Player of the Year

Add one more category to University of Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer’s list of records. Ferrer became the first Saint Francis player and first quarterback to win a second Mid-States Football Association Offensive Player of the Year award. Ferrer received the 2017 honor from the ...

Xavier's Trevon Bluiett (5) shoots against Wisconsin's Khalil Iverson during the second half of a game Thursday in Madison, Wis. Xavier won 80-70. (By The Associated Press)

N-S video: Tom Davis’ Morning Shootaround

https://youtu.be/v9axjhO8S_s News-Sentinel.com college basketball reporter Tom Davis talks on the latest happenings around the college basketball world. For more on college basketball, follow Tom Davis on Twitter at Tom101010 and on Facebook at Thomas Davis.

In this Feb. 20, 1953, file photo,  Manuel "Jungle Jim" Rivera, of the Chicago White Sox 1953, poses. Rivera, an outfielder on the 1959 "Go-Go" White Sox pennant-winning team, has died Monday night in Fort Wayne, Ind. the team said Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. He was 96. (AP Photo/File)

Former Chicago White Sox “Jungle Jim” Rivera dies at 96

"Jungle Jim" Rivera, an outfielder on the 1959 "Go-Go" White Sox pennant-winning team, died Monday in Fort Wayne. He was 96. The AL leader in triples in 1953 and steals two years later, Rivera played for the White Sox from 1952 to 1961. He was part of the 1959 team that — led by Nellie Fox, ...

Norwell's Brielle Wilson calls out a play in last week's win over South Adams. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

News-Sentinel.com’s girls prep basketball previews

Today is a traditional prep hoops preview day in Fort Wayne. But news-sentinel.com launched our previews weeks ago before the girls season kicked off. You can read all of our girls prep hoops previews at the links below and make sure to keep clicking on news-sentinel.com everyday through ...

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Boys prep hoops preseason countdown: #7 WOODLAN WARRIORS

The Warriors get a high ranking in our preseason poll mostly because of the play of senior Aaron Hahn, who averaged 15.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists last year as a junior. He can play any position on the floor, even point guard and center, offensively or defensively. He's also pretty ...

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Fan Vote Boys Prep Hoops Preseason Player of the Year – Quarterfinals

The opening round is in the books and we are on to the top 8 players in the fan's vote for boys basketball preseason player of the year. Voting for the quarterfinals will be open through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 17. Voting for the top four will then open on Saturday. Fan Vote Boys ...

Seton Hall guard Myles Powell, center, goes up for a shot against Indiana guard Aljami Durham, left,  and forward Justin Smith, right, during the first half of a game Wednesday in Newark, N.J. (By The Associated Press)

Indiana vs. Seton Hall: 5 takeaways from the Hoosiers’ loss

What unfolded before 8,400-plus fans at the Prudential Center Wednesday couldn’t have surprised first-year Indiana men’s basketball coach Archie Miller, as his team fell to Seton Hall 84-68 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. The Hoosiers (1-2) showed some fight, for awhile, but the issues that ...

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NS VIDEO: Semistate football preview

Does Bishop Dwenger have what it takes to knock off top-ranked Lowell? What about Woodlan when it travels to Grant County to take on undefeated Eastbrook? The News-Sentinel's Reggie Hayes and Justin Kenny examine the two area semistate showdowns scheduled for Friday, and who has the best shot ...

South Side High School boys basketball coach J.J. Foster has found success on the court, but he also has started writing children's books. (By Blake Sebring of News-Sentinel.com)

New South Side coach trying to author success

Every time a coach sends their team onto the floor, they wonder how the team will perform. Will the players remember everything they’ve been taught? How will they react to situations that have been covered in practice? Will they be disciplined, efficient and will their play represent how ...

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THE PIGSKIN PROPHET: The Pig’s Picks, Week 14

Admiration of The Pigskin Prophet runs deep. Following its 34-0 dismantling of Angola last week, Bishop Dwenger assembled on the field awaiting words from Coach Chris Svarczkopf. As The Pig stood nearby, he began to hear murmurs about himself from the players. "Hey, that's The Pig. He ...

Komets captain Jamie Schaafsma joined Cody Sol and Garrett Thompson for a night out to dinner with former teammate Kyle Thomas in Utah. (By Blake Sebring, of News-Sentinel.com)

Komets looking to rebound after five-game road trip

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 ...

Tim Tebow arrives at the world premiere of "Thor: Ragnarok" at the El Capitan Theatre on  Oct. 10 in Los Angeles. (Photo by the Associated Press)

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

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 ...

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Boys Prep Hoops Preseason Countdown: #8 SNIDER PANTHERS

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 ...

Indiana men's basketball coach Archie Miller looks on during a recent game against Howard in Bloomington. (By The Associated Press)

Indiana vs. Seton Hall: 5 things Archie Miller said

“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 ...

Parkview Field head groundskeeper Keith Winter stands beyond center field at Parkview Field. (Courtesy photo)

Parkview Field head groundskeeper Keith Winter wins prestigious award

Parkview Field head groundskeeper Keith Winter has been honored with the award for 2017 “Field of the Year” for professional baseball by the Sports Turf Managers Association. The award is given by the professional association of 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide. ...