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Knights ready for battle with Blackhawk

COACH: Southwood's John Burrus (center) instructs his team during practice on Tuesday at Huntington North.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com For just the second time in program history, the Southwood boys’ basketball team sits just one win away from the state finals. To get to Bankers Life Fieldhouse next weekend, though, the Knights are going to have t

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MU track teams tabbed for top-five

- Article provided by Manchester University NORTH MANCHESTER – Manchester University was picked for a pair of top-five finishes with the announcement of the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference outdoor track and field preseason coaches polls. On the

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Knights rekindling memories of past success

HUDDLE: Southwood’s boys’ basketball team huddles during a practice at Huntington North, site of Saturday’s semi-state, on Tuesday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com The Southwood boys’ basketball team has picked up some monumental wins in recent seasons, whether it be their road win over Oak Hill in the sectional semi-final last season or their win against Lafayette Central Ca

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Niccum commits to IWU for volleyball

RECEIVE: Southwood’s Kelsey Niccum prepares to receive a serve during a game last season for the Knights.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Indiana Wesleyan University women’s volleyball head coach Candace Moats was looking for a defender that fit her play-style. She didn’t have to travel far to find one. Southwood’s Kelsey Niccum checked o

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Spartans sweep past Huntington in style on the softball diamond

Article provided by Manchester University Softball NORTH MANCHESTER – A pair of seventh-inning walk-offs allowed a crowd of better than 100 Manchester University fans to leave Spartan Field in a celebratory mood on Saturday, March 10. Freshman catcher Alexis

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Quick Hits

Semi-state tickets on sale Tickets for the Southwood’s boys’ basketball semi-state game at Huntington North on Saturday are on sale at the athletic office of the high school during regular school hours. Tickets are $8.00 each. The Knights play Fort Wayn

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Knights rout Cardinals for regional crown

TEAM: Southwood's boys' basketball team poses after winning the regional title at Frankfort on Saturday, downing Seton Catholic in the title game 92-57.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com FRANKFORT – One year ago, the Southwood boys’ basketball team bowed out in the regional round. With a rare chance at retribution on Saturday, the Knights were not going to let it slip. After a win over North

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Defense sends Knights to regional final

CELEBRATE: Southwood's Dallas Holmes (10) and Matt Nose (34) celebrate after three blocks from Holmes in one possession during the first quarter of the Knights' regional game against North Vermillion.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com As the old adage goes, defense wins champions. On Saturday, it got Southwood to the regional championship. In the opening regional contest at Frankfort against North Vermillion, the Knights held the Falcons scoreless for

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