Category: Sports

Leo Jr. Sr. High School Baseball Coach Honored For 300th Win

Dave Boyce, varsity baseball coach at Leo Jr. Sr. High, reached the milestone of recording his 300th victory during the 2016 high school baseball season. Mr. Boyce received special recognition on January 20 at the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Banquet and also at a recent East Allen County Schools Board…

Bombers Crash and Burn by Archer Arrows

The game started off on Saturday, February 11 about like any game—Edon and Antwerp, low scoring but competitive. Antwerp spread the points across Trey Mills, Brandon Pendergrast and Hunter Noel while Braden Miller was the lone scorer for Edon, chipping in 2-3 pointers and a 2 point field goal. The first period was 9-8 and…

Hinton Signs with Albion University

It’s not every day that dreams come true, but for one Woodlan student, it did. On Friday, February 10th, Rain Hinton signed with Albion University to play basketball. Albion offered Hinton a full ride scholarship to play for the team, an exciting and sought after opportunity by many young basketball players. It was a very…

Pirates Walk the Plank at Wayne Trace

Senior night for Wayne Trace’s only senior – Danae Myers – was on Tuesday, February 7 against the home game against Continental. Danae Myers has been playing varsity for 4 years now for the Raiders and has been one of the start players the entire time. Her teammates certainly will miss her as her high…

Aces Defense Can’t Stop Raiders

After celebrating the 1000 point achievement of Chelsey Taylor, the boys began their basketball game with the Aces grabbing the tipoff. The Aces had many attempts in the first period for baskets, but struggled the first quarter to get the ball through the hoop. On the other hand, Wayne Trace was burning up the court…

7th Grade Archers – Undefeated Season

The 2016-17 basketball season has came to and end for the 7th grade Archer boys.  It was certainly a remarkable season for these young student-athletes.  The boys finished their season with an unblemished record of 16-0. According to records dating back to 1978, no other junior high boys team has finished their season undefeated. “This…

Lady Hawks Win a Close One!

By: Faith Shenkel On January 21, 2017, the Harlan Lady Hawks hosted the Hawks Invitational Tournament. The day started out early with the Lady Hawks playing the Fort Wayne Hurricanes. By the end of the first half the Lady Hawks lead with a score of 22- 16. The Lady Hawks won 56-26. The second game…

Early Hole Proves Costly To Warriors

Heritage opened a 9 point lead after 1 quarter and made it stand up as the Patriots knocked off Woodlan 51-47 in boys Allen County Athletic Conference action last week. The Patriots opened a 13-4 advantage after 8 minutes of action and widened the margin to 27-16 at halftime. Woodlan would rally in the third,…

Pilots Win by One; Ladies Shoot Down Wildcats

The game of the week for Ohio took place on Friday, February 3, at the Wayne Trace campus against Ayersville. The Pilots are ranked number one in their division in the state and Wayne Trace has also done quite well with only 1 loss this season. Both teams are members of the Green Meadows Conference…

Goeltzenleuchter Earns Third GMC Title; Fairview Host Event

The Wayne Trace  Varsity Wrestling Team competed in the Green Meadows conference this past weekend , placing 5th. Wrestling 106  Tyler Bauer was  a conference Champion defeating Aidan McAlexander of Antwerp 6-4 in the finals. At 126 Austin Smith was 2nd,  falling to Shawn Martin of Fairview 13 -8 in the finals. At 132 Ruger…

New Haven Wrestlers Take Sectional Crown

10 schools participated in Sectionals at New Haven High School on Saturday, January 28. Bishop Luers, Snider, South Side, Wayne, Heritage, Homestead, Huntington North, New Haven, Leo, and Woodlan all participated in the first step of the 2017 State Tournament. It was an incredible day for this school as this is Jimmy Linn’s first year…

HCS: Kyle Graber’s 1000Th Point

On December 19th, the Harlan Christian School Varsity Boys traveled to Bryan, Ohio, to play the Fountain City Flames. The Hawks ended up losing by one point. During this game, Kyle Graber, a junior at Harlan Christian School, scored his 1000th point. That’s right; he did it before the end of his in junior year…

Wayne Trace JH Wrestlers Continue Their Undefeated Season

Saturday, January 7th Wayne Trace JH wrestlers competed against 14 teams at the Antwerp Invitational. The Raiders placed 1st, winning with a score of 191. Placing 1st for the Raiders were Jarrett Hornish, Brendon Bidlack, Seth Meggison, Hunter Long, Gabe Sutton, Jess Munger, and Ty Tinlin.  Eli Moore placed 2nd.  Placing 3rd: Brody Herschberger, and…