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11th annual Northeast Indiana Football Skills Camp another success

High school football coaches from around Fort Wayne gathered together, once again, Sunday afternoon as the 11th annual Northeast Indiana Football Skills Camp at Homestead High School draws near a close. “It’s gotten better and better, and it’s because of the coaches here,” Homestead head coach Chad Zolman said before Sunday’s …

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Komets crush Walleye, 4-1, with chance to KO at home

Tied at two games, the Komets dared to turn the tide in their favor in game five in Toledo Sensational in game four, saving 41 of 42 shots, Komets goalie Michael Houser protected his house Friday night and would stay lights out on the road, saving 35 of 36 shots, Saturday …

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Komets saved by goalie Michael Houser, stave off Walleye, 3-1

Komets goalie Michael Houser made a statement Friday night. The Memorial Coliseum is his house. Houser saved 41 of 42 shots on net, leading the Komets to a, 3-1, victory over the Walleye. “I thought we all did a good job,” Houser said. “They were stuck at 41 of 42 …

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Nationally touted 8th grader Ayanna Patterson continues ascension

Most 8th graders don’t have their choice of colleges knocking down their doors, but Fort Wayne’s Ayanna Patterson anything but ordinary. Patterson, in fact, is still keeping the Summit Athletic Conference at bay, making sure she selects the right high school for her. Whichever schools win the Patterson lotto, they will …

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Toledo takes game 3 from Komets after strong 3rd period

The Komets came into game three hoping to take advantage of their home ice advantage, but Toledo had other plans. Fort Wayne was up 3-2 early in the third period, before the Walleye rattled off two straight goals in just over a minute to take the lead and the game. …

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Saint Francis QB Ferrer ready to roar with Detroit Lions

After waiting several days for a call former Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer finally found a home in the NFL. Ferrer announced at a Tuesday afternoon press conference that he’s signed a mini-camp contract with Detroit, which means he’ll compete in the Lions rookie camp next week. If things go well …

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Indiana Mr. Basketball winner decides to play for Indiana University

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Romeo Langford finally ended the speculation about his college plans Monday. He’s staying home, at Indiana. One day after the prized recruit was named the IndyStar’s Mr. Basketball Award winner, he stood in front of a large crowd inside New Albany’s high school gym and …

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Waiting with bated breath: Fort Wayne’s Jessie Bates knocks on NFL’s door

Surrounded by family and friends, time will soon stand still when Jessie Bates III hears his name called. “Honestly, it hasn’t really hit me yet,” NFL safety prospect Bates said after a training session at The Summit. The Snider grad’s lifelong dream will, suddenly, be reality. “I’ll probably be very …

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Komets advance to second round matchup with rival Walleye

A closely contested series went the Komets way in just five games. Sunday afternoon Fort Wayne responded to a, 2-1, deficit in the third to score three goals unanswered, defeating the Cyclones, 4-2, and advancing to a second round matchup with Central Division rival Toledo. Komets newcomer Phelix Martineau stole …

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