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Jimtown to open initial season  The Elkhart Truth

At one school, wins and losses won't be critically important this boys soccer season.

Back to school brings changes for local districts  The Elkhart Truth

It's August which means it's almost time for local students to wave goodbye to summer break as the new school year approaches.

KEIM'S KORNER: Sharpe's honor one the legend truly deserves  Goshen News

Funny how things in life work out sometimes. The year officials at Jimtown High School install a new synthetic turf football field and rename the stadium after one ...

Phillips won't turn his back on teammates, Baugo Township  The Elkhart Truth

Winning a state title in Indiana used to be the ultimate thrill for high school basketball players from Angola to Evansville.

BRADY A. PARSONS April 23, 2004 - July 31, 2019  The Elkhart Truth

ELKHART — Brady A. Parsons, 15, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at his home.

JASON A. CLARK Jan 20, 1978 - Aug. 3, 2019  The Elkhart Truth

DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Jason A. Clark, 41, of Dowagiac, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019.

Ex-Jimtown standout ready for next challenge  The Elkhart Truth

Kyle Johnson knows what it's like to be a part of a very successful high school boys basketball team.

Busy few months for Jimtown grad | Features  The Elkhart Truth

ELKHART — Jared Lyle has had a busy year – and it's only June.

Jimtown High School student remembered after fatal crash  Goshen News

A Jimtown High School junior killed in a collision north of Wakarusa over the weekend was remembered Monday as a supportive and sincere person.

Jimtown High School students mourn the loss of one of their own  WSBT-TV

Students at Jimtown High School are recovering from a loss tonight.A three-car wreck at County Road 36 and State Road 19 claimed the life of junior Breckin ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Fairfield picks DeShone as new coach  Goshen News

BENTON — Mark Hofer admitted he almost did a double take when looking through the resumes for the open boys basketball coaching position at Fairfield High ...

School graduation ceremonies | Local News  Goshen News

The following is a list of school graduation ceremonies coming up in the next two weeks. Information was provided by school personnel.

Elkhart community mourning death of teen in car crash, praying for others to recover  ABC 57 News

An Elkhart community is mourning. Four of their own, all 17-year-olds, were involved in a car crash, just 10 minutes from their high school. One of those teens, ...

Photos: Washington vs. New Prairie sectional basketball  South Bend Tribune

Photos from the Washington vs. New Prairie boys sectional basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at Jimtown High School.

Penn, Washington principals leave for Elkhart County schools  South Bend Tribune

Steve Hope named assistant superintendent in Goshen; Byron Sanders to serve as Jimtown principal.

SLIDESHOW: Jimtown High School graduation | Multimedia  Goshen News

TOPEKA [mdash] John Schwartz, 80, of Topeka, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family at 4:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at his residence. He was ...

Marian knocks out Glenn  South Bend Tribune

ELKHART — Jaden Ivey doesn't mind those zone defenses that Marian favors most of the time, but he also loves the surge that comes with an opportunity to ...

Crowds, participation down for Indiana high school basketball  Goshen News

GOSHEN, Ind. — “It's not here now. It's not. You could sit here and lie about it, but it's not there.” Ryan Gingerich was passionate when asked if “Hoosier ...

Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Lilly award 19 scholarships  Goshen News

ELKHART COUNTY — The Community Foundation of Elkhart County and Lilly Endowment Inc. awarded 19 scholarships April 19, assisting those students from ...

Jimtown band plays through the night to raise funds for 'band moms' battling cancer  WSBT-TV

An Elkhart high school band is playing instruments all night long for a good cause. Members of the Jimtown High School band are having a Band-A-Thon to ...

THOMAS E. BATTLER March 20, 1946 - June 27, 2019 | Obituaries  The Elkhart Truth

ELKHART — Thomas E. Battler, 73, of Elkhart, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Elkhart County voters can cast ballots at any vote center  Goshen News

The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Here is a list of Elkhart County polling locations as provided by the county clerk's website. Registered voters ...

Washington breaks away, eliminates New Prairie  South Bend Tribune

ELKHART — New Prairie coach Kris Davis likens a boys basketball game against Washington to playing football against a team with a great running back.

Jimtown wins first wrestling semistate  South Bend Tribune

FORT WAYNE — Led by division titles by Hunter Watts (126 pound), Matt Gimson (132) and Conner Gimson (138), Jimtown High School claimed its first ever ...

Jimtown's Ashley Alvey is athlete of the week  South Bend Tribune

ELKHART — Ashley Alvey is a senior softball player at Jimtown High School, where Brandy Eberhart is head coach. Alvey is a pitcher and first baseman and ...

Elkhart native becomes country music star but still has an eye on medical school  South Bend Tribune

Becoming a country music star was never on Zach DuBois' radar, at least not until he took a business course his senior year at the University of Notre Dame.

Elkhart's Sarah DeShone fulfills her basketball goal ... 4,039 miles away  South Bend Tribune

ELKHART — Sarah DeShone sees her future as a basketball coach. But the former Jimtown High School standout — who is the daughter of former Jimtown and ...

WORLD CHAMPS: Indiana Ultimate Insanity wins Worlds Championship  Goshen News

ELKHART — Emily Troxel called it surreal. Katie Wenz said it was insane. Bella Filbert was rendered speechless. And Jeff Fox? Well, what he said isn't safe to ...

Marian shuts down rival Saint Joseph in sectional opener  South Bend Tribune

ELKHART – At some point, the dam had to break. Not all at once. Slowly. A turnover here. A missed 3-pointer there. The leak became a fissure, the fissure ...

Building functional strength the goal at Concord, Jimtown  South Bend Tribune

Football coaches also lead weight training programs.

Find your school's 2018 ISTEP scores  Chalkbeat Indiana

Only half of Indiana's elementary and middle school students passed both English and math state ISTEP exams in 2018, results that have stubbornly held firm for ...

Jimtown's Hunter Watts wins showdown match at wrestling invitational  South Bend Tribune

Jimmie junior beats previously undefeated opponent at Al Smith invitational.

Elkhart police add new officers | Local News  Goshen News

ELKHART — Two new police officers and a reserve officer officially joined the Elkhart Police Department Monday.

Elkhart County Township Trustee races | Election  Goshen News

Candidates are seeking township positions in Concord, Elkhart and Jackson townships.

Jimtown HS student designs Jesse's Warriors t-shirt  WNDU-TV

A Jimtown High School student was honored Thursday for designing the winning t-shirt for Jesse's Warriors mission ride.

Elkhart students spend night in cardboard boxes to raise awareness about homelessness  WSBT-TV

A group of high school students are getting a glimpse of what it's like to be homeless.They're sleeping outside with little to no shelter.Students at Jimtown High ...

Former Jimtown star DeShone takes NP boys helm  News Dispatch

Derrick DeShone was on the infamous Boys of Baugo Township 2005 state championship team.

NFL player Gehrig Dieter returns to South Bend to deliver message to campers  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — Gehrig Dieter was right in his comfort zone Saturday — imparting football knowledge along with a meaningful message to those attending his ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Goshen native Ryan Gingerich named head coach at Bethany Christian High School  Goshen News

Officials at Bethany Christian High School announced Wednesday morning on the school's Web site that Ryan Gingerich has been hired as the new boys ...

Basketball stand-out now prison-bound for embezzlement  Goshen News

SOUTH BEND — An Indiana Basketball Hall-of-Famer from Elkhart faces about seven years in federal prison and owes more than half-a-million dollars in ...

Jimtown's Conner and Matt Gimson are athletes of the week  South Bend Tribune

Identical twins are double trouble for wrestling foes.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Hales family tradition carries on | Local Sports  Goshen News

TOPEKA — Three thousand, nine hundred thirty-eight points and counting. That is the impressive number of points scored in high school basketball games by ...

Varsity Letters: Jimtown grad figuring out his calling  South Bend Tribune

Augie Farwig majors in business at Ball State, dabbles in umpiring.

Police news for Sept. 27, 2016 | Police News  Goshen News

A LaGrange man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder Sunday after police say he badly beat another man.

Elkhart County Prosecutor candidates | Election  Goshen News

Two people are vying for the position of Elkhart County Prosecutor.

Elkhart County's Doc Abel remembered for house calls and 'incredible' generosity  South Bend Tribune

WAKARUSA — More than one person likened Dr. Robert Abel to the "Energizer Bunny" because he just kept going and going — even taking calls from patients ...

McCloskey to seek county prosecutor's seat | Local News  Goshen News

ELKHART — Local attorney and former Elkhart County Commissioner Martin “Marty” McCloskey recently announced he is running for Elkhart County ...

New principals named at South Bend's Riley, Washington high schools  South Bend Tribune

Shawn Henderson takes over at Riley; John Kennedy to lead Washington.

Derrick DeShone named Concord boys' basketball coach  WNDU-TV

DeShone began his head coaching career at Jimtown in 2011. He also served as an assistant coach at Northridge (2009-2011) and LaVille (2012-2015).

DeShone introduced at Mishawaka, holds basketball camp  WNDU-TV

Six days after being named as Mishawaka girls basketball coach, Sarah DeShone was introduced Tuesday at The Cave, followed by an annual basketball camp ...

Hoosier Hysteria: Indiana High School basketball history in one spot  Indianapolis Star

Between the Indianapolis News and the Indianapolis Star, we've covered basketball since it was first introduced to the state. We've been there for weekly games ...

POLICE NEWS: Man arrested on child molestation charge  Goshen News

A 20-year-old Elkhart man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of two counts of child molestation involving a 5-year-old in Concord Township.

Northridge marching band wins Class B at Goshen invitational  Goshen News

GOSHEN. Marching band season kicked off Saturday night with the Goshen Crimson Invitational. Northridge came out strong with a first-place win in Class B, ...

Women's sports trailblazer Mary “Wimp” Baumgartner has passed  News Sentinel

One of Fort Wayne's female sports pioneers passed away Saturday in Kendallville, Mary “Wimp” Baumgartner, 87, was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Fort Wayne and ...

2016 FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES: 43 young women compete for crown  Goshen News

Forty-three young women will compete for the title of 2016 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Queen this year. The queen contest is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Friday, the ...

Find your school's 2017 ISTEP scores here  Chalkbeat Indiana

Use Chalkbeat's database to search for your school's individual results on Indiana's 2017 ISTEP for English, math and both tests. For more information about the ...

Search continues in Osceola for handcuffed man  ABC 57 News

St. Joseph County Police continue to search for a man in Osceola near Baugo Bay. The family has identified him as 19-year-old Riley Graham. The story has ...

Holy Cross baseball players scrambling after team is cut  South Bend Tribune

College president says decision to drop baseball was a financial one.

Hundreds of gay couples secure marriage licenses  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — When same-sex marriage suddenly became legal in Indiana nearly a year ago, James Hall immediately texted his longtime partner, Patrick ...

Sortable Table: 2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Ind. School  Indiana Public Media

A sortable table of 2014 A-F grades for all Indiana schools.

IndySportsDay: Is Andrew Luck on way to being NFL's best QB?  Indianapolis Star

ESPN's 'Numbers Never Lie' sometimes gets lost in the shuffle of ESPN programming with 'Around the Horn', 'Pardon the Interruption' and 'First Take.

2018 IndyStar Sports Awards winter sports nominees  Indianapolis Star

The third annual IndyStar Sports Awards recognizes and honors the top athletic accomplishments in Indiana high school sports. The ESPY's-like awards show ...


GOSHEN — The 2015 Goshen High School girls softball season is going to be a learning experience for both the players and for first-year coach Brent Kulp.

Analysis: 38 Indiana water systems topped EPA lead limit

INDIANAPOLIS — The water system for a western Indiana high school is among nearly 40 in the state that have exceeded federally allowable lead levels at ...

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