Sports

18th Annual Fishing Derby draws more than 300 to central city reservoir

18th Annual Fishing Derby draws more than 300 to central city reservoir

| June 19, 2015

By Willie Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated More than 300 children and adults enjoyed great weather and a great day of fishing, friendship, food, and fun. The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club sponsored its 18th Annual Fishing Derby onJune 6 at Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park. Club members were kept busy helping children land and weigh […]

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Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

| June 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out:  It’s not everyday that numerous Frost Illustrated readers contact me in regard to shining the spotlight on one of our towns living legends. Just listening to the stories of the joy that he brought them also brought me some joy, beauty, happiness and some of peace […]

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Fishing Derby set for 18th year

Fishing Derby set for 18th year

| June 2, 2015 | Reply

By Willie E. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club is scheduled to present the 18th Annual Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at the Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park Pond. Children ages 12 through 16 and under and senior citizens age 65 and older may fish free. Children under 12 must be […]

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Who’s the man? Is LeBron James the real MVP?

Who’s the man? Is LeBron James the real MVP?

| June 1, 2015

By Perry Green and Stephen Riley Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper It is hard to argue with the 2015 MVP Award selection of Golden State’s Stephen Curry. An incredible regular season backed by a stellar postseason performance has officially landed Curry into the household name category. His Warriors team is only one […]

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Got ‘the Bug’

Got ‘the Bug’

| June 1, 2015

By Victoria Duke Now that spring has arrived, do you find yourself turning your head every time a motorcycle passes you on the road?  If so, you have “the bug.”  But, you probably have more than 10 excuses why you have not taken the plunge to adopt the hobby. For example, you probably came up with […]

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Tom Brady deserves to be punished

Tom Brady deserves to be punished

| May 28, 2015

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist I woke up recently to another bomb of sports news dropped on the NFL: “Four-time Super Bowl winning quarterback, Tom Brady, has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season. The New England Patriots will lose a first round draft pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and […]

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Associated Churches sponsors 5K to honor community fathers

Associated Churches sponsors 5K to honor community fathers

| May 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Associated Church of Fort Wayne & Allen County is scheduled to hold a Father’s Day 5K race at 9 a.m., June 20. The Father’s Day 5K is a family-friendly race designed to celebrate responsible fatherhood in our community. The race has two running options: family-friendly 5K and an Extreme Ruck 5K. Runners of the […]

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Ray transfers to Jayhawk Conference

Ray transfers to Jayhawk Conference

| May 16, 2015

GARDEN CITY, Kan.—Jabar Ray, a Harding/New Haven High School graduate and All-Conference performer, will be transferring from Division 1 Demark Tech Community College.  While at Denmark, Ray was All-Conference, averaged 17 points per game, shot 53 percent from the field and 45 percent from behind the three-point line for the season.  He will be transferring […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

| May 14, 2015

Verizon One of the first wireless carriers to deploy small cell technology in Indiana From Verizon Wireless News Center INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced recently new network upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) including nearly a dozen small cells around the exterior of […]

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Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

| April 25, 2015

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The story of Debbie Flores has always fascinated. Raised in Baltimore where she attended Old Mill High School, the Puerto Rico-born Flores earned two college degrees, one in business and the other in law at the University of Baltimore and at Towson. And, […]

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