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Tigers thwart Apaches in critical TRC clash

Tennis: Wabash’s Rob Ford returns a shot during Wednesday’s Three Rivers Conference meeting against Peru.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com PERU – With the TRC boys’ tennis race coming down to the wire, Peru and Wabash squared off Wednesday evening at Thrush Tennis Courts. The Apaches needed a win to keep its hopes for a split of the conference title

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Manchester stays atop TRC At Whitko on Wednesday, the Manchester girls' soccer team secured a comfortable 2-0 win to stay atop the conference standings. Ranissa Shambarger opened the scoring off an assist from Emma Garriott before Hadley Schannep doubled the

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Squires lose in straight sets to Zebras

Roundup: Manchester’sMakenzy Meyer (center) reaches up to tip a ball during the second set of Tuesday’s contest against Rochester.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com With a chance to go 4-0 early in the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) season, Manchester’s volleyball team hosted Rochester on Tuesday evening. The Zebras, also undefeated so far in the conference season, maintained t

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Norse make quick work of Tigers

Northfield's Abby Hunter (center) sets the ball while teammate Emily Pennington (right) awaits during Tuesday's match-up at Peru.

BY Trent Scott - tscott@perutribune.com PERU – Two teams on opposite sides of the TRC ladder met at the Tig-Arena as Peru hosted Northfield Tuesday evening. A competitive first set gave way to a smooth sweep for the Norse as the visitors made quick work of th

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Knights look to remain unbeaten at Wabash

Football: Wabash’s Bryant Boggs (right) reels in the game-winning touchdown over Peru’s DuanteMajors (left) during last week’s contest.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Back-to-back intra-county match-ups are set for the next two weeks in Wabash County on the gridiron on Friday. Southwood will look to remain unbeaten against a feisty Wabash side while Northfield and Manchester will look

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Second-half comeback sends Squires past Eagles After trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Manchester boys’ soccer team rallied on Monday at home against Oak Hill to secure a 2-1 win and remain unbeaten on the year. Harley Kruschwitz netted the equalizer before Brand

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Benysh's hattrick pushes Apaches to win

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Wabash’s girls’ soccer team routed Whitko on the road on Saturday, putting six past the hosts for a comfortable win. Maya Benysh had a hat trick on the day with both first-half goals for the Apaches. Nici Gun

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Apaches capture program's first TRC title

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com Bella Carrillo’s medalist round of 82 proved pivotal for the Wabash girls’ golf team on Saturday at the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) meet at Norwood Golf Course. The Apaches captured the program’s firs

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Knights stay unbeaten with decisive win over Norse

Southwood's Carson Rich (left) catches a pass while being defended by a Northfield defender during Friday's game.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com While it’s often said records can be thrown out in rivalry games, Friday night’s gridiron showdown between Northfield and Southwood played out in a way most expected. The Class A No. 7 Knights, entering not o

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Norse outlast Apaches in five-set thriller

Northfield’s volleyball team celebrates at the conclusion of the fifth set of Thursday’s contest against Wabash.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com While Northfield has established itself early in the season as one of the Three Rivers Conference favorites (TRC), as the old adage goes, to be the champion you have to beat the champion. Dramatically enough, the reignin

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Knights fall in five sets to Rochester At home against Rochester on Thursday, the Southwood volleyball took the Zebras to five sets before falling on the night 25-23, 11-25, 21-25, 25-23, 15-11. Maggie Ball and Marissa Metzger had 13 and 12 kills, respective

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Southwood defense smothers Norse in victory

Southwood's Carson Rich (left) catches a pass while being defended by a Northfield defender during Friday's game.

BY JACOB RUDE - sports@wabashplaindealer.com While it’s often said records can be thrown out in rivalry games, Friday night’s gridiron showdown between Northfield and Southwood played out in a way most expected. The Class A No. 7 Knights, entering not o

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