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Three-homer night from Baker sends Norse to win

HOMER: Northfield’s Ally Keaffaber (center) and Addy Rosen (right) celebrate with Addi Baker (left) after her home run to lead off the first inning in Monday’s game.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com DENVER - Three weeks ago, coach Mike Holley was looking for more offense out of his Northfield softball side following a third loss in four games as the Norse dipped to 4-7 on the season. On Monday, he didn’t even

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Quick Hits

Squires compete at invitational The Manchester boys' golf team took part in the Bob Turner Invitational at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club on Monday. The Squires finished with a score of 342 to take sixth place as a team. Penn took first with a round of 300. In

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Apaches, Norse compete at Rood Classic

Staff reports Wabash’s baseball team hosted the Chris Rood Classic on Saturday featuring the hosts, Northfield, Fairfield and Western. The Apaches fell to Fairfield in the opener, 3-2, while Northfield fell to Western, 9-4. In the consolation match, the Apach

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Squires claim 4th straight sectional title

CHAMPIONS: Manchester’s girls’ tennis teams poses with its sectional trophy after Saturday’s win over Maconaquah.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com PERU – The quest for Manchester’s fourth-straight girls’ tennis sectional title cleared its largest hurdle Friday night against Peru, setting up a final against Maconaquah Saturday morning. The Squires made

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Apaches, Knights send handful to regional

RUN: Southwood’s Braden Sweet (right) and Wabash’s Dereck Vogel (left) compete in the 3,200-meter run during Thursday’s boys’ track sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com MARION - Amidst rain delays throughout the night, Indiana Wesleyan University hosted the boys’ track sectional on Thursday with Wabash, Northfield and Southwood competing. While officially the meet was postponed un

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Senior Spotlight

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Kendyl Mullett School: Wabash Sport: Baseball manager Favorite Sport: Baseball Favorite Athlete: Jordan Montgomery and Tabby Wagoner Post-High School Plans: Study early childhood development Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

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Northfield's TRC title run ends with loss to Peru

SWING: Northfield’s Clayton Tomlinson hits a grounder during Wednesday’s game against Peru.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com WABASH — The twist and turns of the Three Rivers Conference season have played out in full force in the final week of the regular season. Twenty-four hours removed from upsetting league leaders Rochester, the Norse

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Apaches, Knights fall in sectional opener

RETURN: Southwood’s Allison Steele returns a shot during her match against Maconaquah on Wednesday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com PERU – The opening day of the IHSAA Peru Girls’ Tennis Sectional saw the two Miami County teams knockout two of their Wabash County opponents Wednesday evening. Maconaquah was the first to pick up a win, blan

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Squires' rally falls short vs. Zebras

Staff reports A wild contest at Manchester on Wednesday evening saw the Squires and Zebras trade leads three times in the final three innings on the baseball diamond with one of those innings being an extra inning. The end result, though, was a Rochester win, 7-6,

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Quick Hits

Honeywell Ladies League opens registration The Honeywell Ladies 18-Hole Golf Association has its first scramble of the year on Tuesday, May 21st at 9 a.m. Ladies new to Honeywell are encouraged to join and can call the clubhouse by Sunday to register. There is

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Senior Spotlight

Baylee Swain School: Southwood Sport: Tennis Favorite Sport: Tennis Post-High School Plans: Become a nurse Favorite Candy: Reese’s Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Wendy’s Favorite Movie: The Greatest Showman Favorite Music: Rap, Country Favorite High Sch

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Knights win share of TRC title

CELEBRATE: Southwood's baseball team celebrates on the field after clinching the share of the Three Rivers Conference at Peru on Friday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com PERU - A nine-game Three Rivers Conference (TRC) slate is challenging enough in its own right. But with Mother Nature playing her part, Southwood’s baseball team was forced to play three games in three nights with

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Knights sweep county with blowout of Wabash

CELEBRATE: Southwood's baseball team celebrates around Joey Bland after a grand slam in the first inning of Thursday's game against Wabash.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com This one first. That’s been Warren Dailey’s message to his side in each of their last two games. Three wins in three successive days over three conference foes clinched the Southwood baseball team a share of

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