Manchester’s varsity softball team notched their fifth win of the season after traveling to Three Rivers Conference rival, Whitko in a matchup that went extra innings for a 7-6 final in favor of the Squires.

Wabash’s varsity baseball team has jumped out to a 9-5 record overall while currently sitting in fifth place in the Three Rivers Conference with a record of 2-1.

With a roster made up of just two seniors, Southwood’s varsity baseball team has shown improvement to their young roster throughout the 2023 campaign while preparing for what they hope is a strong showcase to the second half of the season.

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Northfield’s varsity baseball season has begun and with it has shown early signs of promise as they return their core from a year ago while looking to continue building off of ‘22’s success.

The 2023 Southwood Baseball team pictured front row from left to right Jaron Craft, Luke Pershing, Quintin Coe, Coan Holloway, Ivan Ranck, Jackson Smith and Micah Smith. Back row Ashton Smith, Ryan Deeter, Brody Height, Dalton Barney, Jaret Denny, Blayne Hamilton and Morgan Lloyd.

CONVERSE — Oak Hill was a hospitable host Monday evening while Wabash was the advantageous guest in the annual meeting between the two schools on the baseball diamond.

Manchester’s varsity baseball team has found their 2023 season underway and with it comes the promise of success throughout as they return plenty of firepower all around.

With a new look on the coaching staff as well as a team that is comprised of youth along with experience from the last two years, Southwood’s varsity baseball team looks to re-up in the 2023 season.

With another season under their belts, Manchester’s varsity boys basketball team continued their ascent this past season as their young core compiled a record of 18-6 while finishing second in the Three Rivers Conference.

Southwood’s varsity boys basketball team found themselves in familiar territory on Saturday after they routed No. 11 in Class A Blue River Valley in the regional 28 championship for the Knight’s second regional championship in three seasons.

The Southwood Knights claimed their fourth straight IHSAA Sectional crown last Saturday evening as they defeated the Ft. Wayne Canterbury Cavaliers 70-57.

For the Squires, Manchester’s varsity boys basketball team has proven that they can win in a plethora of ways. One of which has been the number of players on their team that have shown opponents that they can put points on the board from every spot on the floor.

It was a night of thrills for fans of the varsity and junior varsity squads of Wabash and Peru high schools as all four teams played tooth and nail through each contest Friday evening at Coolman Arena.

WABASH — Madison-Grant used a big third quarter to seize momentum and control of a close game at Southwood, and the Argylls held off the Knights’ to earn a win in a rare Monday night boys’ basketball game.

The visiting 1-A Lakeland Christian Cougars stalked Northfield Tuesday night as they improved their 2022-23 season record to 15-3 downing the Norse 52-43.

As the field in the Indiana wrestling state tournament participants dwindle, numerous wrestlers from Wabash County remain in play after a strong showing at the Peru regionals.

The Wabash Apaches picked up a hard won victory over the Mississinewa Indians Tuesday night to push their record to 10-4.

Wabash County was well represented last Friday as four wrestlers from Northfield, Manchester and Wabash competed in the Indiana High School Girls Wrestling State Finals.

A 13 point scoring run in the closing minutes of last Saturday’s game at Coolman Arena, saw the Lady Apaches hold back a surging Manchester offense to win 57-46.

When Northfield’s Ella Gahl had her hand raised Friday night following her first-place finish in the Indiana High School Girls Wrestling State Finals (IHSGW)at Mooresville High School, emotions flooded her mind as she had finally reached the pinnacle of success.

The Class 3A, 10th ranked Oak Hill Golden Eagles went to 11-1 as they downed the 1A, 3-8 Southwood Knights 62-51 at SHS on Jan. 10.

On a night where it seemed as if everything was going right for Manchester’s varsity girls basketball team, ball security ultimately plagued the Squires in a losing effort on the road to Three Conference Rivers foe, Peru, 65-56.

WABASH — About midway through the third quarter of the high school girls basketball game between Wabash and Eastbrook Wednesday night, Apaches’ coach Matt Stone turned towards the visiting bench with a look of disbelief and posed a simple, but fitting question to Panthers’ coach Jeff Liddick.

The Southwood Knights sought revenge for an 81-51 drubbing they took from the Wabash Apaches during the county tourney December 28. A goal they would achieve, as they mounted a display of fast breaking offense and a stubborn half court press throughout the second half of last Friday’s IHSAA …

The Southwood Lady Knights improved to 10-4 on the season Wednesday as they hosted the Lady Giants of Marion.

The Wabash Apaches were able to outpace Goshen in a recent matchup.

Coming off of a regular season matchup in which Wabash’s varsity girls basketball team was victorious over Southwood, the Apaches knew that they wouldn’t be able to cakewalk through the Wabash County Tournament.

Southwood’s varsity boys basketball team relied on a fiery second half performance to put away the Northfield Norse on Thursday with a 64-44 final that gave the Knights a third place finish in the Wabash County Tournament.

Northfield’s varsity girls basketball team used a combined 39 points from Elli Baker and Camryn Kuhn on Thursday to run away from the Squires, 60-51, in the consolation round of the Wabash County Tournament.

Wabash’s varsity boys basketball team waited a year to get back to the championship stage in the Wabash County Tournament.

In his ninth year as the Lady Apache’s head mentor, coach Matt Stone improved his career total win-loss record to 116-87 on Tuesday night as he watched his JV and Varsity squads perform on what he called a perfect level.

A moment of reckoning, a county stand off, call it what you will but at night’s end the Wabash Apaches would secure, at least for the night, an assumption of dominance as they overwhelmed the Northfield Norsemen 79-46.

The Northfield boys varsity suffered it’s third straight loss last Tuesday evening as they dropped a close contest to Southern Wells 49-43.

MARION — The Wabash boys basketball team stood toe-to-toe with 4A No. 20 Marion Saturday night in Bill Green Arena, and the Apaches did more than hold their own.

Going into Saturday’s game, Manchester’s varsity girls basketball team knew it would be an uphill battle when they faced off on the road against No. 5 in Class 2A Carroll High School (10-1).

The Manchester Squires notched their fourth straight victory Saturday afternoon as they led wire to wire in defeating the Huntington North Vikings 50-36.

The Southwood Knights narrowly lost to the 4-1 Peru Tigers after taking them to overtime Friday night at SHS.

Kaitlynn Honeycutt would make two of her 15 points last Tuesday night, the hard way. With just seconds left in overtime and the score tied at 60-60 the Lady Apache’s sophomore guard stole an inbound pass by Bluffton and immediately attempted a half court shot but was fouled in the process. H…