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Irish show signs of potential in Blue-Gold game

Notre Dame’s spring session of practice came to an exciting end Saturday, with both the the Irish offense and defense showing flashes of their potential in the Blue-Gold game. The Irish offense scored 4 total touchdowns and the defense forced two turnovers in the scrimmage game held at Notre Dame Stadium. …

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Quarterback competition headlines Saint Francis spring game

Ever since the Cougars won the National Championship last December, Saint Francis fans have wondered who would replace NAIA Player of the Year Nick Ferrer at starting quarterback. With Ferrer now pursuing a career in the NFL, Cougars fans will get their first crack at watching who could be under …

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Komets protect home ice against Cyclones

After winning game one by the skin of their teeth off in double-overtime, the Komets took a second period lead Sunday night and onto it the rest of the way in game two of their opening round playoff series against the Cyclones. A pressing defense with strong goal-tending kept Cincinnati off …

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Rising from nothing: Ivy Tech baseball succeeding in inaugural

Ivy Tech baseball is in good hands. Manager Lance Hershberger has led the way for plenty of baseball teams around Fort Wayne, and for the second time, now, is hoping to build a college program up from nothing. Back in 1990, Hershberger started up the Indiana Tech baseball program. In …

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Komets star Shawn Szydlowski named ECHL MVP

Gabriel Desjardin may have won the Komets team MVP award this season, but another Fort Wayne star took the ECHL’s top honor. After putting up a career high in points scored with 79, the league named Shawn Szydlowski the Most Valuable Player of the ECHL this year. This is the second …

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Belen belts grand slam to help TinCaps pick up first win

Still winless prior to Wednesday afternoon’s game, the TinCaps desire to end their six game losing skid to start the season helped spark an offensive explosion in their match-up with Lansing. Fueled by a Carlos Belen grand slam, Fort Wayne (1-6) used 8 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to …

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Komets close regular season strong, 6-3, over Cyclones

In a preview of their first round matchup with the Cyclones, the Komets put on a blitzkrieg, scoring five goals in the third period, to wrap up a, 6-3, season finale victory. Down, 2-1, Shawn Szydlowski knocked in the game-tying goal, capping off an ECHL scoring title season. Szydlowski would …

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TinCaps fall in home opener, 9-3, to Lake County

Cold weather couldn’t stop the TinCaps or their fans from coming out for the 10th home opener at Parkview Field, but the abnormal temperature played a part in a sloppily played game that accounted for three Fort Wayne errors, and ultimately, a, 9-3, loss to visiting Lake County. Those three …

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Mad Ants remember positives of 2017-18, not disappointing end

The Mad Ants definitely didn’t want their season to end the way it did, however, they still realize there’s plenty to be proud of. Fort Wayne fell in the Eastern Conference Semi-Final Tuesday night, but that doesn’t take away from all the success they had this year. The Mad Ants …

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Fans file into Parkview Field for Meet the TinCaps

Heavy winds and cold weather couldn’t keep fans from meeting their 2018 TinCaps. The Fort Wayne faithful filed in to see the young stars face to face. “We want to show them support even in the cold weather,” TinCaps fan Jason Bland said at the 2018 Meet the TinCaps. While …

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