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Fort Wayne Komets features of the year

In no particular order, and I had that only vote that counted since I had to put this together. Just thought it'd be fun to take a look back and help us all ease down from postseason hangovers. Plus, it was a great excuse to run this picture of Makayla again, and you can't beat that! Lifelong ...

Garrett Thompson is leaving for Norway

Komets forward Garrett Thompson has signed to play with Frisk Asker in Norway next season. He played the last three seasons with the Komets, scoring 29 goals and 71 in 67 regular-season games this year and scoring seven goals and 16 points in 18 playoff games. He finished fifth in the ECHL ...

Indiana Junior All-Stars get BIG pick-up in Ben Davis beast Dawand Jones

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Junior All-Star coach Matt English knew he needed reinforcements following his 113-109 overtime loss Saturday to the Kentucky Juniors. English was missing six of his 13-man roster, including 6-foot-9 Trayce Jackson-Davis, 6-foot-8 Keion Brooks, Jr., and 6-foot-7 ...

Women’s sports trailblazer Mary “Wimp” Baumgartner has passed

One of Fort Wayne's female sports pioneers passed away Saturday in Kendallville, Mary "Wimp" Baumgartner, 87, was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Fort Wayne and graduated from Central High School. Instead of her given name, everyone called her Wimp or they were in trouble. After growing up as a fan of ...

Notre Dame goes into Alabama’s backyard to land elite punter Jay Bramblett

The last time that the Notre Dame football program ventured into the deep South in search of a punter, it worked out very well for the Fighting Irish and they hope that history repeats itself beginning with the 2019 season. The Irish landed a verbal commitment from one of the nation’s ...