Sports

’68 Northrop girls inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

’68 Northrop girls inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

| May 9, 2016

By Vicki Wade FORT WAYNE—The 1986 Northrop Girls Basketball Team was inducted Into The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 30. The team went 29-0 and won Northrop’s first Girls Basketball State Championship. The team consisted of: • Coach David Riley, coach • Christa Cook, guard • Kristen Dierdorf, guard • Cindi Westendorf, guard […]

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’71 Central ‘Cubs’ made historic run to city basketball title

’71 Central ‘Cubs’ made historic run to city basketball title

| April 5, 2016

Photo and information courtesy of Lawrence “Larry” Kennedy and Bill Russell FORT WAYNE—It was 45 years ago that an intrepid young athletes made history and contributed to the celebrated history of one of the Summit City’s most time-honored schools. While city—and state—basketball aficionados long had been used to Fort Wayne’s Central High School being a […]

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University of Saint Francis lady stars graduate

University of Saint Francis lady stars graduate

| March 15, 2016

Seniors Brooke Ridley, Mallory Hester end stellar basketball careers at Saint Francis University By Larry Whitt Brooke Ridley and Mallory Hester both decided to stay near home to play college basketball and chose the University of Saint Francis.  The two have been friends since they met in their freshman year.  Brooke played at Bishop Luers […]

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Pin Seekers put on Winter Academy

Pin Seekers put on Winter Academy

| March 14, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated The Pin Seekers G.O.L.F.  (PSGs) Club held a Winter academy in collaboration with the local Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. The Academy mentored and provided basic instructions on the sport of golf to a dozen youth during the program for an hour and a half, every Saturday from Feb. 6 through […]

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Obama welcomes Crimson Tide to White House

Obama welcomes Crimson Tide to White House

| March 7, 2016

By Diandra Bolton Howard University News Service WASHINGTON—During the annual celebration of the college national football champion at the White House, President Barack Obama joked that he obviously is the reason for the continued and dramatic success of the University of Alabama, the winners of the 2016 college football championship, their fourth in seven years. […]

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What you should know about the ‘Greensboro Six

What you should know about the ‘Greensboro Six

| March 3, 2016

By Michael Dean Special to the NNPA News Wire from the Arizona Informant Recently, this newspaper printed a story about the “Wilmington 10,” a group of African Americans and one white female who were falsely accused and convicted of burning a store. After 40 years, the group members were pardoned by North Carolina Governor Beverly […]

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Johnny Bright: Feats/Feet of Strength—Part 1

Johnny Bright: Feats/Feet of Strength—Part 1

| February 11, 2016

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated Copyright © 2016 William Bryant Rozier All rights reserved It’s ON again. The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2016 jumps off on April 23 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a banquet dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

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Spotlight on Rescue Mission and St. Joe Hospital being honored by MYS

Spotlight on Rescue Mission and St. Joe Hospital being honored by MYS

| February 11, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourself and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel, on our journey of love to get […]

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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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