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3rd-inning blitz sends Norse past Whitko

SWING: Northfield’s Clayton Tomlinson connects on a pitch during Monday’s Three Rivers Conference game against Whitko.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Northfield’s baseball team needed one time through the lineup on Monday night to adjust to Whitko pitcher Spencer Sroufe. And while head coach Clint Davis implored his side to adjust quicker, it proved inconsequent

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Knights stay unbeaten in TRC play

Staff reports The Southwood baseball team moved to 2-0 in Three Rivers Conference (TRC) play on Monday with a convincing 11-1 win in five innings at home over Tippecanoe Valley. Southwood scored all 11 runs in the final four innings and never trailed on the day. Al

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Senior Spotlight

Name: Thaylor Harner School: Northfield Sport: Tennis Favorite Sport: Dance Favorite Athlete: Ava Smith Post-High School Plans: Attend Grace College Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Panera Bread Favorite Candy: Sour gummy worms Favorite Movie: Mean Girls Favorit

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Squire baseball, softball sweep North Miami

TAG: Manchester’s Emma West (right) tags out North Miami’s Ashley Lackman (sliding) for the final out of Monday’s Three Rivers Conference battle.

BY Trent Scott - sports@perutribune.com DENVER — After a trio of tough losses in the previous week, Manchester needed a win Monday at North Miami to not only get back into the win column but to also stay in the TRC baseball title race. The Squires, who had sc

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Tiger baseball falls to Apaches in marathon TRC matchup

By Brandon Chapman - Peru Tribune Correspondent PERU – In what felt like a heavyweight fight, the Wabash baseball team came to Tiger Stadium to challenge the two-time defending Three Rivers Conference (TRC) champions Peru and spectators were not disappointed,

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Topliff's walk-off gives Knights doubleheader split

THROW: Southwood’s Lucas Topliff throws the back toward the infield during game one of the Knights’ doubleheader against Oak Hill on Saturday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com The start to the 2018 season has not been kind to the Southwood baseball. With a team featuring 10 freshman or sophomores, the Knights have seen multiple lopsided losses handed to them already. Saturday was a glimpse of

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Apache baseball sweeps Panthers in doubleheader

Staff reports Wabash’s baseball team picked up a pair of wins over Eastbrook on Saturday, knocking off the visitors in a pair of come-from-behind games, winning game one 9-5 before completing the sweep with a 14-4 win in six innings in game two. In the opener

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Senior Spotlight

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Jacob Bruss School: Wabash Sport: Track Favorite Sport: Swimming Post-High School Plans: Become a meteorologist Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Wendy’s Favorite Candy: All candy Favorite Movie: Star Wars: The Empire

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Apaches split duels with Vikings, Argylls

TAG: Wabash's Clayton Floor (2) applies a tag on Huntington Norths' Collin Landrum during a steal attempt in the first inning of Thursday's game at Huntington.

- Staff reports After falling to Huntington North on Thursday via run rule in six innings, 14-4, the Wabash baseball team bounced back on Friday for a 17-8 win on the road against Madison-Grant. Thursday’s game saw the Apaches’ offense limited. Kallen K

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Squires grind out sweep over Braves

RETURN: Manchester's Halle Briner returns a shot duringher match at No. 2 singles for the Squires' against Maconaquah on Friday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com NORTH MANCHESTER – On paper, the Manchester girls’ tennis team picked up a 5-0 win over Three Rivers Conference foe Maconaquah. In reality, it was as hard-worked a sweep as the Squires may have this season. M

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Apaches knock off Zebras in TRC opener

Staff reports The Wabash baseball team picked up a road conference win against Rochester 7-3 in the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) opener. The Apaches plated a pair of runs in the first and three in the sixth to spur the win. Despite finishing with just four hits, W

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Senior Spotlight

Name: Kiana Kendall School: Northfield Sport: Softball Favorite Sport: Softball Favorite Athlete: Jennie Finch Post-High School Plans: Go to IPFW for medical imaging Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-fil-a Favorite Candy: Reese's Favorite Movie: Forever My Girl

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Squires' unbeaten TRC run comes to end

PITCH: Manchester's Torina Runkel pitches during the Squires' game against Peru on Wednesday.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com PERU – After a sluggish start to the season, Manchester’s softball team looked to have righted the ship heading into TRC play Wednesday night at Peru. The Squires, coming off a 10-0 win over then-3A No. 5 Wawasee

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Peru outlasts Squires in TRC opener

BY MATT FULLER - Peru Tribune Correspondent Peru’s baseball team came into Wednesday’s Three Rivers Conference opening game against Manchester riding a hot streak that saw the Tigers put up 56 runs in the first four games of the season. The hosts were a

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Halderman to continue football career at Taylor

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Northfield senior Joe Halderman established himself as one of the top football players in Wabash County and in the state of Indiana the last two seasons. Now, he’ll get a chance to showcase that ability at the coll

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