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FAN VOTE: Semi final round for Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

The final four are set in our fan polling for the Prep Football Preseason Player of the Year. Who gets your vote to advance to the finals? Voting is open through midnight tomorrow, Thursday August 9. FAN VOTE: Prep football Preseason Player of the Year Semi finals FAN VOTE: Prep football ...

Kip Jones no longer Wayne High School girls basketball coach

After two seasons, Kip Jones is no longer the girls basketball coach at Wayne High School, the athletic office at Wayne confirmed to News-Sentinel.com on Wednesday. The position has been posted through Fort Wayne Community Schools, but the school confirms that no interviews have taken ...

Former News-Sentinel sportswriter John Ginter has passed

Former News-Sentinel sportswriter and Ball State sports information specialist John Ginter passed away Sunday at University Heights Health and Living in Greenwood at the age of 68. "John joined The News-Sentinel sports staff in my earliest days with the newspaper in the early 1970s, and he ...

Ball Sports Academy to host Special Olympics volleyball event

Olympic gold medal winner Lloy Ball is hosting a Special Olympics volleyball event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Ball Sports Academy, 200 Intertech Parkway in Angola. Ball's Team Pineapple club and Parkview Health are partnering with Special Olympics of Steuben and Allen counties for a one-day ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #7 BISHOP LUERS KNIGHTS

OUTLOOK Consistency is what Bishop Luers coach Kyle Lindsay is looking for most from his team this season. With the exception of a 15-14 loss to Bishop Dwenger and a 20-14 sectional title win over Concordia Lutheran, the Knights were either dominant or dominated in 2017. Their average ...

For Notre Dame tight end Alize’ Mack, it is now ‘time to decide’

Alize’ Mack has allowed time – and opportunities – to slip through his fingers too many times in the past. The Notre Dame senior tight end has had the same occur with footballs, as well. However, it appears that with his college clock ticking precariously close to the end, Mack has ...

Purdue Fort Wayne post Cameron Benford working his way into a bright future

The Purdue Fort Wayne men’s basketball program is immersed in a 10-day study abroad opportunity in Italy in which the Mastodon coaches and student-athletes will discover a great deal of information regarding historic sites and locales. However, what won’t be a discovery to the Purdue ...

Fort Wayne Komets continue to narrow affiliation hopes

Komets General Manager David Franke said Monday afternoon he expects to hear within two weeks if Fort Wayne will have an affiliation with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and the AHL's Chicago Wolves. "It's more in their hands now and I'm just waiting for them to get some paperwork back to me," ...

Saint Francis football starts NAIA season where it ended with No. 1 ranking

The University of Saint Francis football team starts the 2018 season where it ended the 2017 season: As the No. 1 ranked team in the NAIA. After winning back-to-back national titles, the Cougars were the unanimous choice for No. 1 in the NAIA preseason poll released Monday. Saint Francis, ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #8 EAST NOBLE KNIGHTS

OUTLOOK Everyone knows East Noble lost one of the area’s best quarterbacks in Andrew McCormick, who’s now at Indiana State University. And that’s a big loss. But coach Luke Amstutz smiles when he thinks of some big returnees, as in large, strong offensive lineman. “We’re pretty big ...

Surprise winner named Fort Wayne’s Favorite athlete

Karissa McLaughlin and Ryan Potts may not be the most acclaimed local athletes, but they sure have a lot of good friends who stick up for them. With 48 percent of the vote, McLaughlin pulled away from Potts with 32 percent to win a News-Sentinel.com poll of Fort Wayne's Favorite Athletes. The ...

Prep football preseason countdown: #9 WAYNE GENERALS

OUTLOOK Wayne bookended last season with games against Bishop Dwenger, both in losing efforts. Starting with the Saints again this year draws a lot of hype. This is the year that Wayne has to make a big move in the minds of many, building from zero wins when this senior class were freshmen ...