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Squires overwhelmed by size and skill of Vikings



By Jacob Rude - Sports@wabashplaindealer.com
HUNTINGTON — The Huntington North boys’ basketball team had put forth many a fine performance on the young 2017-18 season. Saturday night might have been it’s finest.
The Vikings held visiting Manc . . . more »

   

Apaches tough out win over Zebras

By Eric Seaman - Plain Dealer Correspondent
The Wabash girls’ basketball team found itself in a hostile environment on its home court on Saturday against a visiting Rochester squad, fans and all.
Things got heated between the two teams, but the Apaches came o . . . more »

   

Holmes leads Knights to home win

Staff reports
Behind a 30-point explosion from Dallas Holmes, the Southwood boys’ basketball team moved back to .500 on the season on Saturday night, earning an 81-53 home win over Eastern.
Holmes’ career night saw him connect on 12-of-15 field goals an . . . more »

   

Senior Spotlight



Victor Treska
School: Northfield
Sport: Football
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Athlete: JJ Watt
Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Taco Bell
Favorite Candy: Gobstoppers
Favorite Movie: Point Break
Favorite TV Show: Big Bang Theory
Favorite Music: Rap
Favorite High . . . more »

   

Peru survives late Northfield surge

By Matt Fuller - Peru Tribune Correspondent
After three tough road losses to start the season, the Peru boys’ basketball team found themselves in a familiar position. A year ago, it was three home losses before the streaky Tigers picked up their first win, go . . . more »

   

Five county athletes IFCA All-State

Staff reports
Five Wabash County football players were recently named to the Indiana Football Coaches Associated Senior All-State football team.
Southwood’s Carson Blair, Peyton Trexler and Matt Nose and Northfield’s Kyle Reed and Joe Halderman all earn . . . more »

   

Senior Spotlight



Lucas Topliff
School: Southwood
Sport: Cheerleading
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Post-High School Plan: Engineering at Purdue
Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Wendy’s
Favorite Candy: Hershey Kiss
Favorite Music: Andy Mineo . . . more »

   

Braves dominate Wabash in TRC showdown

By Trent Scott - Tscott@perutribune.com
Wabash continued its grinding swimming schedule Monday night by hosting TRC champs Maconaquah at the Wabash County YMCA.
The night was a short-yet-long one for the Apaches as the Braves swept through each event, picking up a . . . more »

   

Poor shooting costs Apaches against Oak Hill



By Jacob Rude - Sports@wabashplaindealer.com
Last season, the Wabash girls’ basketball team gave Oak Hill a memorable battle in the sectional final before seeing its comeback attempt fall short.
On Tuesday, in a similar situation, the Eagles learned from thei . . . more »

   

Senior Spotlight



Claudia Ramos
School: Manchester
Sport: Soccer
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Athlete: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Post-High School Plans: Become a pediatric nurse
Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Olive Garden
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids
Favorite Movie: Beauty and the Be . . . more »

   

MU to host winter camps over holidays

Article provided by Manchester University
NORTH MANCHESTER – Manchester University’s 2017-18 baseball camps and hitting school are right around the corner.
Open to students in grades two through 12, camp dates are Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 27-29, w . . . more »

   

Knight rally falls short on road

Staff reports
Taking to the road on Tuesday night, the Southwood girls’ basketball team fell to Bluffton 69-50.
The Knights started slow on the night, trailing 15-2 after one and 22-3 midway through the second quarter. Southwood cut the lead down to 29-15 by . . . more »

   

Briner breaks two records, Squires fall at home



By Jacob Rude - Sports@wabashplaindealer.com
NORTH MANCHESTER – Manchester freshman Halle Briner has made a habit of breaking school records this swimming season.
On Wednesday, she added two more.
Briner broke both the 50-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle . . . more »

   

Quick Hits

Norse drop close battle to Tipton
The Northfield girls’ basketball team dropped a heartbreaker on the road against Tipton on Wednesday night, 49-46.
The Norse trailed at each quarter break, losing 13-10 after the first quarter and 26-21 at halftime. After mat . . . more »

   

Senior Spotlight



Name: Matt Coe
School: Northfield
Sport: Football
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Post-High School Plans: Join the military
Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Taco Bell
Favorite Candy: Milky Way
Favorite Movie: Narnia
Favorite TV Show: That 70's . . . more »