Basketball

NorthWood hands first loss to Norwell in girls’ basketball

The last time the Norwell Knights faced the NorthWood Panthers in a girls’ basketball game, the Panthers lost a first-round regional battle 55-54 in game-ending fashion at Decatur.

Raider girls come up short against 2A No. 9 Wabash Saturday

The Southern Wells Raiders gave the ninth-ranked Class 2A Wabash girls’ basketball team a battle Saturday night at Wabash without sophomore guard Chloe Elam.

Tiger girls use strong start to defeat North Miami 49-32

Tiger girls use strong start to defeat North Miami 49-32

A strong first-half defensive effort by the Bluffton Tigers led the way to a 49-32 victory over the visiting North Miami Warriors Friday night in...

Sports Roundup

Sports Roundup

Bluffton girls’ second-half rally falls short

After a poor first-half showing, the Bluffton Tigers almost came back in the second half to pull off a victory, but the Mississinewa Indians held on to win 40-39 in a non-conference girls’ basketball game at Gas City.

Blackford beats Raiders’ girls in hoop action

The Blackford Bruins spoiled the Southern Wells Raiders’ home opener Tuesday night by winning the non-conference girls’ basketball game 44-41 at the Raiderdome.

Strunk leads Norwell girls past Dwenger

Guided by a 26-point effort by sophomore guard Kaycee Strunk, the Norwell Knights held off a fourth-quarter rally by the Bishop Dwenger Saints to win their second game 76-65 Saturday night at Fort Wayne.

Raiders back to work after opening loss

Raiders back to work after opening loss

UPLAND — After a season-opening 63-38 loss to the Eastbrook Panthers Saturday night, Southern Wells girls’ basketball coach John Fouts had formulated a...

Former Norwell players help Saint Francis win Goshen tourney

In the final day of the Goshen College Best Western Shootout, former Norwell High School basketball teammates Taylor Wilson and Paige Frisch helped the NAIA top-ranked Saint Francis Cougars to a 107-49 win over Calumet...

Grau pleased with Tigers’ hoop victory

Bluffton coach Karl Grau saw a lot to like from his team’s 45-32 girls’ basketball win over the visiting Manchester Squires Friday night.

Experienced leaders to help Raiders’ younger girls

Experienced leaders to help Raiders’ younger girls

When Southern Wells open its girls’ basketball schedule Saturday night at Eastbrook High School, the Raiders will have a different look after last year’s...

Norwell girls rout Wayne in opener

Norwell girls rout Wayne in opener

Coming off of a trip to semi-state in Class 3A last season, the Norwell Knights opened their 2014-2015 girls’ basketball schedule with a solid 67-51 victory...

Blackford spoils Tigers’ first game

Blackford spoils Tigers’ first game

After a good start to their season-opening girls’ basketball game, the Bluffton Tigers could not stop the Blackford Bruins, who pulled away to win 48-38...

Bluffton girls hope preseason work pays dividends

Bluffton girls hope preseason work pays dividends

The Bluffton Tigers are slated to open their high school girls’ basketball season Tuesday night at the Tiger Den against the Blackford Bruins, but that may...

Norwell girls face challenging hoops schedule

Norwell girls face challenging hoops schedule

Over the 18 years that Eric Thornton has been the Norwell High School girls’ basketball coach, the 2014-2015 Knights may be facing the toughest schedule in...

Ballinger shares love for basketball

Ballinger shares love for basketball

Enjoys being able to help young players

Burman thrilled with opportunity to lead Raiders

Burman thrilled with opportunity to lead Raiders

Ben Burman, who has been the Southern Wells Raiders’ junior varsity boys’ basketball coach for the past two seasons, cannot wait for November to roll...

Burman is SW’s basketball coach

Burman is SW’s basketball coach

Southern Wells school board members unanimously approved hiring Ben Burman as the new boys’ varsity basketball coach.

ACAC Tournament ending pact with Memorial Coliseum

The athletic directors of the Allen County Athletic Conference voted to discontinue playing the ACAC Basketball Tournament at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum at their March meeting.

Vogel assists Indiana in Border Wars’ rout

Vogel assists Indiana in Border Wars’ rout

FORT WAYNE — Norwell High School senior David Vogel had a steady, 13-point performance Sunday afternoon, as the northeast Indiana all-stars whipped their...

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