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Garriott's goal gives Squires TRC soccer win

Staff reports Emma Garriott’s first-half goal off a Bailey Mooney assist was all the Manchester girls’ soccer team needed at home on Thursday against Wabash as the Squires picked up a 1-0 win. While the Apaches managed seven shots on goal on the night,

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Kelcie Thomson School: Northfield Sport: Volleyball Favorite Sport: Basketball Favorite Athlete: LeBron James Post-High School Plans: Go to IU-Kokomo Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: McDonald’s Favorite Candy: Chocolate Favorite Movie: The Longest Ride Favorite

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Northfield, Wabash football drop openers Both the Wabash and Northfield football teams dropped their season-openers on the road on Friday night. The Norse fell to Bluffton on the road 40-12. The hosts took a 13-0 lead but exploded for 20 points with to lead 33-6 af

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New-look Knights run away from Squires

RUSH: Southwood's Gabe Lloyd runs the ball during the first half of Friday's contest against Manchester.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com NORTH MANCHESTER – As much as things changed over the off-season for the Southwood football team, some things remain the same. Employing a drastically different offense ran by a host of new starters, the Knights di

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Squires slot six past Vikings in road win

SHOT: Manchester's Harley Kruschwitz (right) has his shot deflected by Huntington North's Micah Smith (left) in the first half of Saturday's game.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com HUNTINGTON – Manchester boys’ soccer head coach Dave McKee expected his side to be good this season. He did not expect them to look as dominant as they did on Saturday. Manchester scored three times within a

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Knights, Squires meet to open football season

THROW: Northfield's Levi Fulkerson throws a pass during the Norse's scrimmage against Wes-Del last week.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com With weeks of practice and last week’s scrimmage in the rearview mirror, football teams across the state will take to the fields under the lights tonight to kick off a new season. In Wabash County, the highlight of

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Name: Dylan Mitchem School: Wabash Sport: Football Favorite Sport: Football Favorite Athlete: Aaron Rodgers Post-High School Plans: Attend IU-Kokomo for accounting Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Culvers Favorite Candy: Butterfingers Favorite Movie: Deadpool 2 Favor

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MU adds to coaching staffs across programs

Article provided by Manchester University Manchester University Director of Athletics Rick Espeset, Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar, head women’s soccer coach Christine Johnson and head softball coach Josh Dzurick announced coac

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Manchester downs Peru in straight sets in TRC opener

DIG: Manchester’s Emma West chases down a ball during the Squires’ contest with Peru on Tuesday.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com NORTH MANCHESTER — Season-opening matches can always set the tone for a season. For Manchester’s volleyball team on Tuesday, it carried an added level of importance. With Peru coming to town, the Squires were

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Knight volleyball falls in opener

Staff reports The Southwood volleyball team opened up the season with a loss at home to Eastern in straight sets on Tuesday, 19-25, 26-28, 15-25. Allison Steele had 17 assists for the Knights while Erin Lehner led the team with seven kills to go along with a team-h

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BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Etna Acres league results In Tuesday’s Men’s Senior Scramble League at Etna Acres, the team of Mark Laymon, Jim Karst, Dave Wilhelm and John Myers took first with a 30. Longest drive went to Laymon at hole No

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BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Konrad Borgmann School: Manchester Sport: Soccer Favorite Sport: Soccer Favorite Athlete: David Akers Post-High School Plans: Go to college Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Taco Bell Favorite Candy: Milky Way Favorite Movi

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Squire tennis opens season with victory

RETURN: Manchester’s Spence Trick returns a shot during a match last season for the Squires.

Staff reports The Manchester boys’ tennis team opened up the 2018 season with a convincing victory at Wawasee on Monday, taking all five matches on the night in straight sets for a 5-0 win. “The leadership brought from all the seniors carried us through

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Honeywell Ladies League results The Honeywell Ladies League hosted a low putts event on Tuesday. On the front nine, Kay Peas and Loretta Cornwell tied for first with 14 putts. On the back nine, Lana Garber and Cornwell tied with 13 putts apiece. Next week will be a

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Cole Rosen School: Northfield Sport: Football Favorite Sport: Baseball Post-High School Plans: Attend Purdue Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Taco Bell Favorite Candy: Mike and Ike Favorite Movie: Friday Night Lights Favorite TV Show: NCIS LA Favorite High School Mem

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Forman follows footsteps of his campus mentor

Article provided - by Manchester University A prospective student-athlete visit was all it took for a pair of milestones in Brady Forman’s life. Former Manchester University men’s soccer coach and campus groundskeeper emeritus Dave Good knew there was s

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Squires fire season-low round, win county meet

PUTT: Manchester’s Kelsey Eichenauer watches her putt roll during Saturday’s Wabash County meet at Honeywell Golf Course.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Manchester girls’ golf head coach Josh Troyer knew his side was better than they had performed. His team itself knew it to be the case. On Saturday, they finally proved it. At the Wabash County Meet held at Honeywe

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Apache cross country takes part in Norwell Invite The Wabash cross country teams competed at the Norwell Invitational on Saturday. The boys’ team placed second with Zack Reed and Dereck Vogel taking first and second. Caleb Callahan placed 18th, Aaron Nickerso

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