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Notre Dame football coach wants to ‘play a lot of guys,’ not redshirt them

College football coaches across the country received an early gift when the rule regarding redshirt players was altered this off-season. After wrestling with the dilemma of whether or not to put a young player in for a single play under the old rule, thus using an entire year of eligibility, ...

Blake Siebenaler rallying after season-ending injury in Cleveland

Last season was supposed to be Blake Siebenaler's big year. The Fort Wayne product entered the second year of his three-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets excited about his chances to improve and showcase what he had learned as a rookie with the American Hockey League's Cleveland ...

David Franke: Komets waiting for August to heat up for key signings

The more patient Fort Wayne Komets fans are in July, the better things could be in August and September, General Manager David Franke said Wednesday. The Komets have signed nine players for the 2018-19 season which is as many as any other ECHL team. The problem is, the Komets lost so much with ...

Angola boater Heath Wagner wins FLW Bass Fishing League tournament in Michigan

Angola boater Heath Wagner cashed in big with his bass fishing skills at a tournament in Harrison Township, Mich., last weekend. Wagner caught a five-bass limit weighing 28 pounds, 15 ounces to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Michigan Division tournament on Lake St. Clair. He earned ...

Alumnus Kyle Penrod is new Southern Wells boys basketball coach

The Allen County Athletic Conference gained their third new boys basketball coach late last week. Southern Wells announced that junior varsity coach Kyle Penrod would be taking over the program following the exit of Ben Burman. Penrod had been the junior varsity coach for four seasons at ...

Who is Fort Wayne’s Favorite… female basketball player

Jody Beerman, G After helping lead Heritage to the 1982 state title, Beerman was named Miss Basketball after her senior season in 1983. At the time, she was the state's all-time leading scorer with 1,616 points and was the recipient of the Mental Attitude Award after helping the Patriots reach ...