Sports

Open gym scheduled for youth basketball players

Open gym scheduled for youth basketball players

| December 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Ballers is scheduled to host an open gym basketball workout for boys in grades three through six from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays at Bethlehem Lutheran School, 3706 S. Anthony Blvd. Also: Tryouts for the AAU Basketball are scheduled for January 2016. For more information, call or text at […]

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Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

| November 24, 2015

Christian teams, players demonstrate true meaning of sportsmanship Story & Photos by Larry Whitt FORT WAYNE—A well kept secret in Fort Wayne is that two of our Christian high schools have boys and girls basketball programs. I attended a match-up last week between Cornerstone Christian College Prep and Horizon Christian Academy. Horizon Christian Academy won […]

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Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis supports foster care, adoption

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis supports foster care, adoption

| November 19, 2015

Vontae uses his platform to encourage more foster and adoptive parents INDIANAPOLIS—November is National Adoption Month, and All-Pro cornerback, Vontae Davis is teaming up with the Indiana Adoption Program to support youth in foster care, and encourage more adults to consider adopting. Davis understands the challenges that many children face.  On the verge of entering […]

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Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard reflects on ‘No más’ 35 years later

Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard reflects on ‘No más’ 35 years later

| November 19, 2015

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Contributing Writer Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of Stone.” What Leonard, the legendary six-time […]

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Chargers, Rams capture Metro Super Bowl titles

Chargers, Rams capture Metro Super Bowl titles

| October 27, 2015

By Larry Whitt It was a family affair Sunday as the Chargers took the Varsity Super Bowl game over the Cardinals 6-0 and the Rams beat out the Titans in both the Pee Wee and Junior Varsity championship games. The Rams won the Pee Wee game over the Titans 12-0 and nudged out the Junior […]

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Metro Youth Super Bowl set

Metro Youth Super Bowl set

| October 19, 2015

By Larry Whitt Editor’s note: Don’t miss our special Metro Youth Sports pullout section online here and on newsstands this week. The Metro Youth Football Super Bowl is set for Sunday, Oct. 25 at Paul Harding Stadium. The Pee Wee game will settle the question of who is the true champion as the undefeated Rams […]

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Metro Youth Football regular season ends; playoffs set

Metro Youth Football regular season ends; playoffs set

| October 13, 2015

By Larry Whitt It’s the end of regular season games in Metro Youth football and the playoffs are upon us. The final weekend saw the Pee Wee division’s last two undefeated teams stay unbeaten as the Tigers and Tarheels battled to a 6-6 tie.  Now they must win two playoff games over the weekend of […]

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Colts to host HopeLine from Verizon cell phone collection

Colts to host HopeLine from Verizon cell phone collection

| October 11, 2015

Fans asked to donate no-longer-used devices at Oct. 25 game Courtesy of Verizon Wireless News Service INDIANAPOLIS—Indianapolis Colts fans headed to the Sunday, Oct. 25 home game can donate their no-longer-used wireless devices to HopeLine from Verizon. The long-running program from Verizon has helped nonprofits in the Fort Wayne area, including YWCA Northeast Indiana. This […]

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Week seven In Metro Youth Football

Week seven In Metro Youth Football

| October 6, 2015

By Larry Whitt The varsity game of the week was the Lions 6-0 win over the Bengals. This defensive struggle was decided by the hands of Lions’ wide receiver/defensive back Cameron Toles. As a receiver, Toles caught two huge passes to setup running back Jamele Webb’s five-yard touchdown run—the only score in the game.  As a defensive […]

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Week Six action in Metro Youth Football League

Week Six action in Metro Youth Football League

| September 29, 2015

By Larry Whitt The news of the week in Metro Youth Football for week six is the Bengals 12-0 win over the Outreach Rams in varsity action. The Rams, are by far the most successful team in Metro when it comes to winning championships on all three levels, find themselves in an unusual spot with […]

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