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Area sports High school baseball: Elwood at Eastbrook, 5:30 p.m.; Mississinewa at Madison-Grant, 5 p.m. High school softball: Elwood at Eastbrook, 5 p.m.; Mississinewa at Madison-Grant, 5 p.m. Boys golf: Marion at Northfield, Honeywell, 5 p.m.; Wabash at Mississine

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Kennedy Ross Eastbrook softball Parents: Jay and Amy Ross Siblings: Trevor Ross Favorite teacher (all-time): Mrs. Russell Favorite school subject: Science Favorite food: Mexican Favorite musical artist: Luke Bryan Favorite TV show

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Oak Hill softball shuts out Blackford

Bayli Toy pitched five shut-out innings and Oak Hill exploded for 11 runs in the second inning to beat Blackford, 13-0 in a five inning, Central Indiana Conference softball game on Wednesday in Converse. Toy stuck out six Bruins and allowed just two hits to ea

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Announcements

Walnut Creek’s 15th-Annual Easter Egg Walnut Creek Golf Course Golf Course will hold the 15th annual “ Easter Egg Smash” on Easter Sunday, April 21st, 2019. On Easter, golfers on the Walnut Creek Golf Course have the chance to hunt for over 1

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Blackford tops Oak Hill in CIC opener

TIE TO THE RUNNER: Oak Hill second baseman Aidan Hardcastle and Blackford's Branstan Wine arrive at the base simultaneously during the Bruins' 5-1 win over the Eagles Wednesday afternoon.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com CONVERSE — Winning baseball games means taking advantage of opportunities. While scoring chances were limited in Wednesday's Central Indiana Conference opener between Blackford and Oak Hill, it was the Bruins t

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Giants topple Argylls in 'Smash Cancer' meet

Players from Marion and Madison-Grant's girls' tennis teams entertained guests affected by cancer during the seventh-annual Smash Cancer match in Fairmount on Wednesday. The Giants topped the Argylls, 5-0.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com FAIRMOUNT — Madison-Grant and Marion have turned their regular season girls' tennis meet into something bigger than themselves. For the seventh-straight year, the "Smash Cancer" match was about aiding Cance

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Area sports

Area sports High school baseball: Taylor at Madison-Grant, 5 p.m., Blackford at Oak Hill, 5 p.m. High school softball: Taylor at Mississinewa, 5 p.m. Norwell at Marion. 5:30 p.m., Blackford at Oak Hill, 5 p.m. Girls tennis: Marion at Madison-Grant, 5 p.m., Elwood a

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Hailey Schabo Eastbrook cheerleading and track Parents: Tom and Vonda Schabo, Charity Schabo Siblings: Katie Schabo, Dustin Ness Favorite teacher (all-time): Mrs. Hawk Favorite school subject: Art Favorite food: Chili, pretty much any carb,

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Announcements

Taylor to host free community sports clinic The Taylor University Athletic Department is hosting a free introductory athletic clinic on April 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. inside the Kesler Student Activities Center. Check-in will start at 3:30 p.m. The free two-hour cl

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Taylor men's and women's golfers win shootouts

The Taylor women’s golf team broke the school record for the lowest 36-hole team score in program history with a two-round total of 598 after firing rounds of 302 and 296 to win the Ackerman-Allen Shootout in West Lafayette. Taylor finished 20 shots clear of

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Lapel stuns Indians with two-out rally

INDIANS: Madison Stanley connected for an RBI single on this swing to help Mississinewa rally from a 4-2 deficit to take a 5-4 lead against Lapel on Tuesday. The Bulldogs scored three runs in the top of the seventh to earn a 7-5 win over the Indians.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com GAS CITY — Sometimes, the final out can be the most elusive. Mississinewa found that out Tuesday evening and leading 5-4 with two outs in the seventh but just couldn’t get the third. Lapel, twice down

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Giants' Kyle commits to Purdue basketball

BOILER UP: Marion junior RaShaya Kyle verbally commited on Sunday to play college basketball at Purdue.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com Big, strong, athletic and versatile. Those are just a few adjectives to describe RaShaya Kyle, a standout junior on Marion’s Class 3A final four girls’ basketball team. As of Sunday, another description fits t

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Peru softball rallies past Giants

GIANT FLY: Ky Adkins rounds the bases after slugging a 3-run homer in the first inning against Peru on Tuesday.

BY TRENT SCOTT - tscott@perutribune.com PERU – With a pair of wins over Fort Wayne South Side Saturday, Marion came into Tuesday’s softball game at Peru with its first bit of momentum this season. The Giants had confidence which showed as they grabbed f

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Area sports

Area sports High school baseball: Marion at Blackford, 5:30 p.m. High school softball: Marion at Peru, 5 p.m.; Lapel at Mississinewa, 5 p.m. Boys and girls track: Oak Hill/Elwood at Eastbrook, 5 p.m., Mississinewa/Blackford at Frankton, 5 p.m., Alexandria at Madiso

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Leilanu Jackson Marion volleyball, basketball and track Parents: Serafina Salamo, Von Jackson Siblings: Lautusi, Laumanuia Favorite teacher (all-time): Senora Luney Favorite school subject: Biology Favorite food: Mexican Favorite music

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Southwood slugs way past Madison-Grant

MEETING: Madison-Grant coach Scott Haley talks to pitcher Gage Davis during the Aryglls' 9-3 loss at Southwood on Monday.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com WABASH -- Madison-Grant and Southwood are similar baseball teams, young clubs that have just five seniors between them. One of those upperclassmen, the Knights' Gabe Lloyd, provided a big boost towards lifting Southwood t

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Marion girls tennis sweeps Huntington North

GIANTS: Kayla Dubuque returns a shot during her first singles match against Huntington North's Jessica Henline. Dubuque won thematch, 6-1, 6-2.

By Eric Andrews eandrews@h-ponline.com The Huntington North girls tennis team hosted Marion for a non-conference duel on Monday evening, with the Giants coming away with a 5–0 victory over the Vikings. The loss was Huntington North’s first of t

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Burnett wins the 100 in Marion Relays

GIANTS: Marion's Braxstin Delgado competes in the 4 x 400 relay for the Giants during the Marion Relays on Saturday at the Terry Lakes Track and Field complex.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com The sprint that is high school track and field season in Indiana picked up a bit more pace on Saturday with the 69th running of the Marion Relays at the Terry Lakes Track and Field Complex. And the fastest person in the p

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Golden Eagles impressive in Oak Hill Relays win

FLYING FINISH: Oak Hill's Sammy Sommers strides his way to finish the Golden Eagles win in the sprint medley relay Saturday in the Oak Hill Relays.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com CONVERSE — As relay track meets go, the Oak Hill Relays owns one of the most unique formats. The annual event includes specialties of distance and sprint medley relay races along with a shuttle hurdle race that

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Wildcats ready to move forward after scrimmage

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com With Saturday afternoon's first ever scrimmage to conclude spring practice, the Indiana Wesleyan University football team has moved past taking baby steps and ready to hit the ground running this fall. "For 

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Winter sports Top 25

TOP 5: Sophomore Jalen Blackmon continued his trek into Marion boys basketball history and led the Giants to an NCC title and a spot in the Class 3A final four in 2018-19. After just two seasons, Blackmon is already 10th on Marion's all-time scoring list.

BY SCOTT HUNT - shunt@chronicle-tribune.com 1. Caiden Lake, Sr. Oak Hill diving State Champion .... boys diving. 250 divers entered the state tourney, 80 qualified for regional, 32 advanced to state before Lake reached the top of the medal stand. His 525.85-point t

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Lake works to top of state's diving ladder

CHAMPION: Oak Hill's Caiden Lake is ready to take flight for one of his state championship winning dives on Feb. 23. In four years, Lake's dedication and hard work elevated him from a beginner to a state champion. He is Grant County's top winter athlete.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com Four short years after he first stepped foot on a diving board, Caiden Lake reached the pinnacle of his sport. A former football player turned diving standout, Lake rallied to win the 1-meter competition at

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Area sports

Area sports High school baseball: Marion at Peru, Noon (DH); Mississinewa at Northwestern, 10 a.m. , Bluffton at Oak Hill, 10 a.m. High school softball: Fort Wayne South at Marion, 10 a.m. (DH), Oak Hill at Tipton, 2 p.m. Girls tennis: Marion at Mt. Verno

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Saraya Barton Madison-Grant cheerleading and track Parents/guardians: Jenny Beher and Brad Barton Siblings: Josie and Lucas Barton Favorite school subject: Show choir or speech Favorite food: Chinese Favorite musical artist/group: Khalid, T

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IWU baseball blasts Bethel

  Caleb Eder hit three home runs on Friday to lead a potent Indiana Wesleyan University baseball power display in a 15-5 win over Bethel (Ind.) in a game that was called after seven innings. The Wildcats pounded seven home runs and 10 extra base hits on a blus

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Knights overcome early deficit, beat Indians

INDIANS: Tyler Jakob rounds third base Friday on his way to scoring a first-inningrun for Mississinewa. The Indiansdropped a 13-10 decision to visiting Southwood.

By CHUCK LANDIS - clandis@chronicle-tribune.com GAS CITY — Coming off their first win of the season, it figures the Mississinewa baseball team would have rode that momentum Friday evening against visiting Southwood. They didn't. After building

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Wabash slides past Giants

BY Jacob Rude - sports@wabashplaindealer.com WABASH - While Marion’s baseball team has shown plenty of potential on the young season, Wabash has fully realized theirs. The Apaches, coming in with high expectations on the season, have lived up to those lofty s

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Announcements

Marion softball leagues forming The Marion Parks and Recreation Department is now registering teams for men’s D and co-ed slow pitch softball leagues to be played in Matter Park this summer. Players must be at least 16-years old to be eligible for the le

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Senior spotlight-Class of '19

Kathleen Trimble Oak Hill cheer, softball Parents: Mindy and Kevin Trimble Siblings: Nick Myers, Kale Trimble Favorite teacher (all-time): Ms. T Favorite school subject: Math Favorite food: Chicken & Noodles Favorite musical genre:

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Area sports

Area sports High school baseball: Marion at Wabash, 5:30 p.m.; Southwood at Mississinewa, 5 p.m., Mueller tourney in Anderson High school softball: Marion at Wabash, 5:30 p.m.; Bellmont at Mississinewa, 5 p.m., Eastern at Oak Hill, 5 p.m. Boys golf: Eastern at East

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