Local volleyball teams gear up for sectional play
By The Paper staff
Volleyball teams from around Wabash County were getting in their final regular season games last week in preparation for this week’s volleyball sectionals.
Posted on 2015 Oct 20
Knights rout Zebras in TRC playoff game
By Joseph Slacian
ROCHESTER – Southwood scored 26 unanswered first quarter points Friday night en route to a 39-7 win over Rochester in Three Rivers Conference playoff action.
Carson Blair three for four touchdowns, including three to Peyton Trexler, to lead the Knights to their sixth win of the year. 
Blair finished the night 21 of 33 for 378 yards. Trexler was his favorite target on the night, connecting with him nine times for 199 yards.
Posted on 2015 Oct 20
Maconaquah comes from behind to top Squires
By Eric Christiansen
NORTH MANCHESTER -- It looked like the Manchester Squires were going to close out the regular season with a senior night win, but in the end, Maconaquah came back from a 27-7 third quarter deficit to pull out a 28-27 win.
Maconaquah's Luke Hann found James Wilkison for a 35-yard touchdown strike with 1:45 left in the fourth quarter to give the Braves the lead and eventual win. The Squires jumped out to a 7-0 lead on their first possession that saw quarterback Bailey Ness score on a 47-yard run with 7:56 left in the first quarter.
Maconaquah quickly tied things up with a 12-play drive and Jarred Spohn scoring on a seven-yard run with 3:43 left in the first.
Posted on 2015 Oct 20
Manchester basketball season tickets on sale
By The Paper staff
NORTH MANCHESTER -- Manchester High School officials have announced that information regarding the renewal of stadium seats that were held during the 2014-15 boys and girls’ basketball seasons has been mailed.
Stadium seat ticketholders may renew their seats through Nov. 6 for girls’ basketball and Nov. 18 for boys’ basketball.
Posted on 2015 Oct 20
Apaches take second at Maconaquah Invitational
Jaycee Parrett jumps to strike the ball over the net at the Wabash Apaches home game against the Peru Tigers on Thursday, Oct. 8. Wabash finished 3-0, scoring 25-14, 25-14 and 25-19 for the night. Photo by Emma Rausch
By The Paper staff
BUNKER HILL – The Wabash volleyball team 2-1 on Saturday captured second place in the Maconaquah Invitational.
The Lady Apaches defeated Peru, 25-13, 25-16, and Faith Christian, 19-25, 25-12, 15-11, before losing to eventual champion Maconaquah, 11-25, 16-25.
Sam Irgang paced Wabash with 25 points. 
Also scoring for Wabash were Kristin Cromer with 17 points, Kaitlyn Dowdal with 12 points, Brooke Irgang with nine points and Alexis Hartley with eight points.
Brooke Irgang had 19 kills to lead Wabash. Cromer had 10 kills, Sam Irgang had eight kills and Sydni Mullett had six kills.
Cromer had 31 digs, while Brooke Irgang had 26 and Jaycee Parrett had 23, Hartley had 19 and Dowdal had 11.
Parrett had 18 assists and Mullett had eight assists.
The Lady Apaches went 1-1 in other action last week. Wabash defeated Peru on Pink Night/Senior Night on Thursday, but fell to host Lewis Cass on Monday.
Posted on 2015 Oct 13
Northfield football forfeits four games
By The Paper staff
The Northfield High School football program was forced to forfeit four football games it had won this season after it was discovered than an ineligible player participated in them.
Posted on 2015 Oct 13
9 named to TRC All-Conference Cross Country teams
By The Paper staff
Five Wabash County girls and four Wabash County boys were named to the Three Rivers All-Conference Cross Country teams.
Manchester’s girls’ team, which won the conference, placed four girls on the team.
Posted on 2015 Oct 13
IHSAA announces football sectional pairings
By Joseph Slacian
Wabash and Manchester and Northfield and Southwood could face one another in the second round of the IHSAA Football Sectionals.
The IHSAA announced the pairings for the tourney, which begins on Oct. 23.
If the four local schools win their opening contests, Wabash and Manchester would meet in the semifinal contest on Oct. 30, while Southwood and Northfield would meet for a semifinal game.
Posted on 2015 Oct 13

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