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FAN VOTE: Prep football Preseason Player of the Year

Voting is now open for the 2018 Preseason Player of the Year poll for area prep football. The 32 players are divided between four regions. Each of the regions is named after one of our last four players of the year, awarded after their senior seasons. In the opening round, voting will be open ...

Who is Fort Wayne’s Favorite overall professional athlete?

For seven weeks, we've asked you to vote Fort Wayne's Favorite athletes in several categories, and the response has been outstanding. You have selected Rod Woodson in football, Moose Myers in auto racing, Kevin Kiermaier in baseball, Lloy Ball in the Olympics, Karissa McLaughlin in female ...

Veteran wins Fort Wayne’s Favorite male basketball poll

With a rally over the last two days of voting, former Northrop, Purdue and NBA star Walter Jordan has won the voting for News-Sentinel.com's Fort Wayne's Favorite male basketball player. Jordan came back with 28 percent of the vote to sprint past former Homestead, Purdue and NBA star Caleb ...

2018 Notre Dame football redshirt projections: Offensive Line

Most of the eyes throughout the upcoming Notre Dame football season will be laser-focused on Fighting Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush. However, lost in the obvious will be whether or not the revamped Irish offensive line allows the redshirt junior thrower to have the security to play well. ...

Rumors gaining steam that Keion Brooks Jr. is headed elsewhere

UPDATE: This story has been updated with a comment from Keion Brooks Sr. received by News-Sentinel.com Senior-to-be Keion Brooks Jr. will not return to North Side High School for his final year of high school basketball News-Sentinel.com has learned from multiple sources. Those sources say ...

THE PIGSKIN PROPHET: Which coaches are under the most pressure in 2018?

Yours truly, The Pigskin Prophet is, up from his long winter’s (and spring’s and summer’s) nap, and thinking about the 2018 high school football season. It’s only three weeks away. You can almost smell the popcorn and Icy Hot. To prepare, The Pig is tail-deep in research, combing the ...

SHOOTER: 9 player takeaways from St. Francis’ Grassroots Challenge

Just because it’s the end of the summer, that doesn’t mean you can’t find good basketball. Even on a Wednesday. So Shooter hopped himself out to the University of Saint Francis, taking a break from the summertime poolside adventures and stiff-arming The Pigskin Prophet in the process. ...

2018 Notre Dame football redshirt projections: Safeties

The Notre Dame pass defense made significant strides in 2017 as compared to the previous season. The Fighting Irish curbed five percentage points off its opponents’ completion rate (61.7 to 56.6 percent), which improved its ranking from 102nd nationally to 49th. Throughout this ...

2018 Notre Dame football redshirt projections: Cornerbacks

There will most definitely be freshmen athletes that receive thorough looks from the Notre Dame football coaches this fall as it relates to the Fighting Irish secondary. However, that certainty mostly pertains to the safety position and incoming studs Houston Griffith and Derrik Allen. In ...

Gary Andrews officially takes over as North Side boys basketball coach

After a period of waiting for the chance to be approved by Fort Wayne Community Schools, Gary Andrews officially became the new boys basketball coach at North Side on Monday. That news came nearly a month after news-sentinel.com broke the news on June 25 that he would replace Shabaz Khaliq. ...