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Panthers pound way to Grant Four championship

Eastbrook Panthers, 2019 Grant Four baseball champions

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com It's amazing what confidence can do for a baseball team and the Eastbrook Panthers have found a good dose of that ingredient over the past few days. Eastbrook's first-year head coach Ryne Brown pointed to his team's

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Indians' Cruzan delivers Grant Four title

Mississinewa Indians, 2019 Grant Four softball champions

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com CONVERSE — Lexi Cruzan's first high school varsity home run Saturday afternoon couldn't have been any bigger or more timely. Cruzan delivered with two outs in the bottom of seventh inning and gave Mississin

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Area sports

Area sports High school baseball: Grant Four at Eastbrook: Oak Hill vs. Mississinewa, 9 a.m., Eastbrook vs. Madison-Grant, 11 a.m., Championship, One hour after 2nd semifinal ends. Marion at Lafayette Jeff, 10 a.m. (DH). High school softball: Grant Four at Eastbroo

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Tierra Love Marion softball and cheer Parents: Gloria Dodson, Latoya Love Siblings: Ashley Love, Mr. Mekhi Favorite teacher (all-time): Mrs. Oliver Favorite school subject: Lunch Favorite food: Subway Favorite musical artist: Chris Brown, L

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Taylor women's golf ends 12th at nationals

From staff reports The Taylor women’s golf team had three players shoot 75 or better on Friday and the Trojans turned in their second-best score of week with a 303 at the 72-hole, NAIA national championship in Oklahoma City, Okla. Taylor French fired a 74 to

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Giants shut out Argylls to regain sectional title

GIANTS: Courtney Kreischer eyes a return shot at the net for Marion's No. 1 doubles team during the Giants' 5-0 win over Madison-Grant in the Marion Sectional championship Friday evening on Bill Beekman Courts. Kreischer and Sophia Porter downed M-G's Brooke Butcher and Kayla Comer, 6-4, 6-2.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com Marion took out its frustrations Friday afternoon and regained the girls' tennis sectional championship it lost last year on the Bill Beekman Tennis Courts. Having missed out on the North Central Confer

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Oak Hill runs away from boys sectional field

PANTHER POWER: Eastbrook's Clay Dalton spins into a throw on his way to winning the discus in the Marion Sectional on Thursday at IWU. Dalton added the shot put championship on Friday with a throw of 54-4.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com Mother Nature did her best to disrupt the Marion Boys Track Sectional with wind, rain and lightning, cutting Thursday evening's festivities at the Indiana Wesleyan track and field complex just short of a conclusion. The s

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Eastbrook names Greg Kyle new AD

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com Greg Kyle’s familiarity with the Central Indiana Conference should help when he takes over this summer as Eastbrook’s new athletic director. A 1988 graduate of Frankton and coach for more than 10 years at

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Haiden Hiatt Madison-Grant tennis Parents: Russell Hiatt and Chanda Hiatt Siblings: Hunter and Harrison Hiatt Favorite teacher (all-time): Mrs. Burman Favorite school subject: Lunch Favorite food: Meatloaf Favorite musical artist: Lauren Da

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Area sports

Area sports Girls tennis: Marion Sectional Championship: Marion vs. Madison-Grant, 5 p.m. High school baseball: Oak Hill at Taylor, 5 p.m. High school softball: Oak Hill at Northfield, 4:30 p.m. Boys golf: Frankton at Oak Hill, 5 p.m. Women’s golf: Taylor in

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Mississinewa breezes by Huntington North

SWING: Lexie Cruzan swings to make contact during Mississinewa’s 11–1 win over Huntington North on Wednesday.

By Eric Andrews - andrews@h-ponline.com GAS CITY — The Mississinewa softball team got hot early and never looked back, defeating Huntington North 11–1 in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday. The win improved the Indians’ season record to 14̵

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Marion ends fifth in All-NCC standings

From staff reports Marion High School’s highly successful 2018-19 in the North Central Conference earned the school a fifth-place finish in the 10-team leagues’ All-sports standings. On the strength of NCC championships in football and boys basketball,

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Marion Boys track sectional

Due to the inclement weather that blew through Marion Thursday afternoon, the start time for the Marion boys track sectional was significantly delayed forcing the conclusion of the meet past deadline. For the full story and results on the Marion boys track sectiona

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Jacob Mills Oak Hill golf Parents:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color Michael Mills Siblings:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/No

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Area sports

Area sports Girls tennis: Marion Sectional championship: Marion vs. Madison-Grant, 5 p.m. Boys track: Eastbrook, Marion, Mississinewa, Oak Hill in Marion Sectional at IWU, 5:30 p.m.; Madison-Grant at Kokomo Sectional, 5 p.m. High school baseball: Fort Wayne Concord

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Big inning eliminates IWU softball from nationals

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com Building an NAIA Softball World Series caliber team is a process, according to Indiana Wesleyan coach Steve Babinski, and his 13th-ranked Wildcats ran into a team just a little further higher on the ladder over

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Announcements

IWU basketball summer camps Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball will offer four camps this summer and includes options for campers ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade. The first two camps of the summer are set for June 3-6. The Mini Fun 

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Giants, Argylls to meet for sectional title

GIANTS: Marion’s Sophie Schenck hits a winner during the No. 2 doubles match in the Giants’ 4-1 win over Mississinewa in a Marion Sectional semifinal on Wednesday. Schenck and Anna Wuertley defeated Hallie Sullivan and Issy Leach, 6-0, 6-0. The Giants meet Madison-Grant today at 5 p.m. in the sectional championship.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com Mississinewa girls’ tennis coach Bruce Fleming marveled that it wasn’t a typical match with Marion at Wednesday afternoon’s sectional semifinal round. There were no epic three-hour, three-set matches

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Freel captures sectional shot put title

From staff reports Madison-Grant senior Payton Freel reset her school record in the shot put and along with it came an individual championship Tuesday evening in the Eastern (Greentown) Sectional. Freel uncorked a toss of 40-feet, 11.75 inches to beat the previous

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Ethan Purkey Madison-Grant baseball Parents: Adam Purkey, Shawna Herrera Siblings: Austin Purkey Favorite teacher (all-time): Mr. Morgan Favorite school subject: US History Favorite food: Spaghetti  Favorite musical artist: Eminem

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Area sports

Area sports Girls tennis: Marion Sectional semifinals: Mississinewa vs. Marion, 5 p.m.; Madison-Grant vs. Blackford, 5 p.m. High school baseball: Logansport at Marion, 6 p.m.; Taylor at Mississinewa, 5 p.m., Oak Hill at Yorktown, 5:30 p.m. High school softball: Mar

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Giants top Yorktown on Senior Night

Marion 4, Yorktown 1 The Giants put the wraps on a 12-5 regular season Monday afternoon with a 4-1 victory over Yortown on Senior Day. The only loss was at No. 1 doubles where Courtney Kreischer and Sophia Porter were shut out 6-0, 6-0. Marion’s No. 1 an

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Announcements

IWU basketball summer camps Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball will offer four camps this summer and includes options for campers ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade. The first two camps of the summer are set for June 3-6. The Mini Fun 

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IWU softball advances to bracket finals

WILDCATS: IWU’s Addie Benham watches a pitch to an Oregon Tech hitter in the Wildcats’ 4-1 loss to Oregon Tech Tuesday morning in the winner’s bracket final of the NAIA National Softball Tournament.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com The Indiana Wesleyan softball team got a strong pitching performance from sophomore Addie Benham to stave off elimination in the NAIA National Tourney Tuesday evening. Benham twirled a complete game scattering seven hits

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Large county contingent advances to regional

SPRINT: Mississinewa’s Carli Fones races Elwood’s Kaylee Lane through the closing 100 meters of the 400 meter race at the Marion Sectional Tuesday at IWU. Fones edged Lane to take the title and will race in the Marion Regional in both the 200 and 400.

BY CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com Grant County had four individual and two relay champions Tuesday evening in the girls’ sectional track and field meet at Indiana Wesleyan University. Norwell, behind an outstanding performance from Sydney Lamber

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Parents: Louis Rogers Siblings: Louis Guerrero, Destiny Guerrero, Deja Guerrero Favorite teacher (all-time): Sellers Favorite school subject: Math Favorite food: Pizza Favorite musical artist: Drake Favorite movie: Lovely Bones Dream c

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Area sports

Area sports Girls track: Eastbrook, Marion, Mississinewa and Oak Hill in Marion Sectional at IWU, 5:30 p.m.; Madison-Grant in Eastern (Greentown) Sectional, 5:30 p.m. High school baseball: Marion at Logansport, 6 p.m., Oak Hill at Tri-Central, 5 p.m., Mis

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M-G girls tennis clinches CIC-title share

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com After positioning itself to share the Central Indiana Conference girls tennis championship with a dramatic, 3-2 win over Mississinewa, Madison-Grant would need no late heroics in claiming that share Monday evening against

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Williams' HR gives IWU softball walkoff win

WILDCAT WINNER: Sydney Williams (right, with helmet on) celebrates with her Indiana Wesleyan teammates at home plate after she smacked a game-winning home run leading off the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Wildcats a 6-5 win over Central Baptist (Arkansas) in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament Monday afternoon on IWU's campus.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com The last at bat was a microcosm of the entire game between Indiana Wesleyan and Central Baptist College (Arkansas) that opened up play in the NAIA softball national tournament early Monday afternoon. The host of

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Harrison edges Giants for NCC title

GIANTS: Courtney Kreischer returns a shot for Marion's No. 2 doubles team during the NCC championship match against Harrison on Saturday.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com A shuffled lineup and spirited fight took the Marion girls tennis team to the brink of a North Central Conference championship Saturday on Bill Beekman Courts. However, a late momentum shift in a rain-plagued third set at

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