In a game that was uncertain to happen due to concerns over COVID-19 infections, Northfield traveled to Southwood to play in the opening round of the IHSAA Sectional Football Tournament. A cold and rainy night set the tone for most of the game, making its impact on the very first drive.
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Manchester University hosted Bluffton University on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference doubleheader. The visiting Beavers took both matches on Sunday, winning the first match in straight sets, while capture the second match in four.
The Manchester University volleyball team was in action on Friday night, hosting a non-conference doubleheader against Adrian College.
For the second straight year, the Manchester University baseball team earned the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award in July.
The Manchester University volleyball team was in action for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans traveled to Adrian College for a doubleheader.
Wabash Rotary Club has continued its long tradition of supporting the Wabash County United Fund campaign. And although this year’s golf outing was canceled, Wabash Rotary will still be supporting Wabash County United Fund (WCUF), according to Steve Johnson, WCUF executive director.
The NCAA announced on Wednesday, Oct. 14, that Manchester University will continue to serve as the host institution of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Final Four.
The 2020-21 football season kicked off on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 10 for the Manchester University Spartans. The Black and Gold faced off against regional-foe Trine University in the only NCAA Division III football game of the day.
The dual cross country meets Saturday, Sept. 26 between Bluffton University and Manchester marked the first varsity athletic event held in the brand-new Spartan Stadium.
The dual cross country meet Saturday, Sept. 26 between Bluffton University and Manchester marked the first varsity athletic event held in the brand-new Spartan Stadium.
On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Lady Knights volleyball faced Tippecanoe Valley in the TRC tilt. This was Southwood’s last home game of the season.
Manchester University head women's basketball coach Josh Dzurick has added Alley Odell to his coaching staff. Odell will serve as an assistant coach for the Spartans.
From Monday, Sept. 28 to Friday, Oct. 2, the Northfield Norse celebrated their annual homecoming. This was a week of celebrating school spirit and pride with students, faculty, family, alumni and community.
Northfield football shined under the lights on Friday night, as they controlled the TRC match-up against the Rochester Zebras from start to finish.
Powered by three seniors, the Wabash boys cross country team walked – no pun intended – away with the 2020 Three Rivers Conference championship for the fourth straight year here Saturday.
The Wabash Middle School boys cross country team closed out its near-perfect 2020 season here Saturday by winning the Running Rivers Conference title for the second year in a row.
Fans gathered on Friday night for a crisp fall football game, watching the Northfield Norsemen travel to play the Wabash Apaches, on their new home turf.
Competing in their only event during the fall semester, the Manchester University women’s golf team turned in a strong showing at the NCAA Preview on Saturday, Sept. 26.
The Manchester University men's tennis team earned a thrilling victory over regional-foe Trine University on Saturday afternoon. Saturday's match marked the second meeting this week between the Spartans and the Thunder.
There was a Three Rivers Conference volleyball showdown between the Northfield Norsemen and the Tippecanoe Valley Vikings on Thursday night. Both TRC teams walked into the game with an undefeated conference record.
The Manchester University men’s tennis team swung into action for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans hosted regional-foe Trine University at the MU Tennis Courts.
The Honeywell Golf Course and the Ladies Golf Association (LGA) are hosting the 10th annual Honeywell Breast Cancer Awareness Scramble for men and women on Sunday, Oct. 4, according to Lana Garber, Honeywell LGA secretary.
After a late start on Saturday morning, the Wabash Apaches took on the Delphi Oracles at Alumni Field. The game was shortened to two 20-minute halves.
Manchester University hosted Grace College in women's tennis action on Monday evening at the MU Tennis Courts. The Spartans were playing the first of five matches slated for this fall. Grace was playing its eighth match of the fall campaign.
Undefeated. That word best describes the Wabash Middle School (WMS) boys cross country team this season. After four meets in the first month of the season, the Wabash County champions have yet to lose.
Manchester University Alumni Relations is meeting the COVID-19 challenge with an all-virtual Homecoming, starting with a 5K Spartans can walk or run wherever they are.
Manchester University head men's basketball coach Nate Conley announced the addition of Seth Clark as an assistant coach on Wednesday, Aug. 12, according to Dillon Bender, sports information director.
Manchester University alum Joel Eichenauer ('91) returns to his alma mater as the head coach of the men's and women's tennis programs, according to Dillon Bender, sports information director.
On Friday, Sept. 11, fans of Wabash County football got to see a great game as Southwood traveled to Northfield to rekindle their rivalry.
After finishing first place at the Mississinewa High School match last week, the Lady Apaches golfers were ready to keep their winning streak. Wabash hosted Northfield at the Honeywell Golf Course Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Manchester University Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Brian Cashdollar has added Sam Katon to his coaching staff, according to Dillon Bender, sports information director.
Manchester University has partnered with Nevco to transform its game day experience at its new Spartan stadium, according to Dillon Bender, sports information director.
Southwood Knights football looked to stay hot on Friday night, Sept. 4, as they hosted the North Miami Warriors. The undefeated Knights were explosive from the start and never looked back.
Nate Jensen, Manchester University head football coach, has added Stan Bedwell to his coaching staff. Bedwell comes to North Manchester with more than 14 years of coaching and professional playing experience, according to Dillon Bender. sports information director.
Manchester University Director of Athletics Rick Espeset has announced that Joe Woodson will serve as the new head coach of the swimming and diving programs, according to Dillon Bender, sports information director.