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Komets stumble in first game of 2018

The Komets went 12-2 through December and they wanted to carry that momentum into 2018. Unfortunately for Fort Wayne, Kalamazoo had other plans for them. The Wings scored four goals in the first period Wednesday night to help fuel an 8-2 victory over the Komets in Fort Wayne. “It’s a …

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Community invited to help USF celebrate NAIA championship

As students return to class, the University of Saint Francis is inviting people to help celebrate its back-to-back NAIA National Football championship. USF won their second consecutive NAIA National Football Championship on December 16 in Daytona Beach, Florida, by defeating Reinhardt University 24-13 in the title game.? USF athletic director said the university would …

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Colts begin search for next head coach

Colts owner Jim Irsay wasted little time after Sunday’s victory over the Texans to meet with, now former head coach, Chuck Pagano. The meeting between close friends was emotional, according to Irsay, and that same emotion showed during Pagano’s tearful victory speech, as he was awarded game-ball by the Colts …

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South Side stays undefeated, claims SAC Holiday Title

The South Side girls basketball team expected to be a power this year, but did anyone expect an undefeated, 16-0, start to the season? Led by Taniece Chapman, the Archers added an SAC Holiday Tournament Title to their resume. The senior center scored a game-high 28 points en route to …

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Six schools survive day one of the SAC holiday tournament

With the conference’s holiday tournament titles on the line, 12 teams entered the SAC tournament looking for their right to win some hardware.  Here are the scores from day one of the SAC tournament games: BOYS Concordia 45 Northrop 44 Bishop Dwenger 49 Bishop Luers 37 Homestead 40 Carroll 38 …

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Carroll’s Badal becomes first Dwenger rugby player to sign division one scholarship

There’s a first time for everything and that certainly seems to be the case for one Fort Wayne rugby team. Thursday afternoon, Taylor Badal became the first Bishop Dwenger girls rugby player to sign a division one scholarship in program history when she inked her commitment to Davenport. “I didn’t think …

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Five local stars sign division one football scholarships

Thanks to football signing day getting pushed up nationally, five of our area’s athletes were able to make their college dreams a bit earlier this year. Snider standout Lawrence Johnson put pen to paper for Purdue, while his teammate Austin France finally became an official member of Western Michigan. On the …

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Mastodons drop 17 three pointers on IU to win by 20

Ask anyone on Fort Wayne and they’ll be the first to tell you there were times during their game against Indiana where they felt like they could not miss. The Mastodons buried 17 of their 30 three point attempts to handle the Hoosier 92-72. “What I was really proud of is …

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Saint Francis Cougars are back-to-back National Champions

Storming out to a, 24-0, start near the top of the second quarter, the No. 1 Saint Francis Cougars, watched the clock tick-tock until it hit zero, beating No. 2 Reinhardt (GA), 24-13, for a second straight NAIA National Title. The journey began back in August. With a target on …

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