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3 advance to state finals

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Wabash’s Elias Cressell and Manchester’s Rex Moore and Preston Duffy are moving on the IHSAA Wrestling State Finals after qualify­ing at semi-state at the Fort Wayne South Side Semi-State championship Saturday, Feb. 10, Wabash Cressell, now 37-1, followed up his undefeated run in the state tourna­ment series with a 4-0 semi-state per­formance. Cressell opened the day by outlast­ing Chris Newby […]

Lady Norse fall to Clinton Central

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Clinton Central was too much for the Northfield girls basketball team in the one-game regional contest at Bellmont Saturday, Feb. 10, falling to Class 1A No. 2 Clinton Central, 58-16. Northfield played right with the Lady Bulldogs in the first quarter, trailing 15-10, but after that, it was all Clinton Central. Northfield took a 1-0 lead on a 1-2 trip […]

County boys post wins

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In a busy week of boys basketball action, Manchester and Wabash both won two games, including one Three Rivers Conference contest, while Northfield and Southwood each picked up non-conference wins. Manchester 76, Bluffton 37 The Bluffton Tigers knew what to expect but still didn’t know what hit them. In what could be a potential sec­tional contest in a couple of […]

Wabash, Manchester girls fall in sectional openers

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Both Manchester and Wabash lost their respective sectional openers Tuesday, Jan. 30. Class 2A Sectional 37 at South Adams Bluffton 57, Manchester 47 A 20-4 Bluffton run proved to be a mountain the Manchester girls basketball team could climb but never reach its peak in a 57-47 loss in the opening game of the Class 2A South Adams Sectional Tuesday, […]

MHS swimmers take 3rd, 5th at TRC meet

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The Manchester girls swim team placed third at the Three Rivers Conference meet Saturday, Jan. 20, while the boys team finished in fifth place. Girls Behind Rachel Garcia’s pair of TRC championship victories, the girls swim team finished third overall at the TRC championships at Maconaquah Saturday, Jan. 20. Maconaquah won the meet followed by Lewis Cass, with Wabash placing […]

Squires take 4th in TRC wrestling meet

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The Manchester wrestling team paced the Wabash County teams at the Three Rivers Conference meet at Maconaquah Saturday, Jan. 20. The Squires placed fourth as a team with two champions while Northfield finished in sixth place, followed by Wabash in eighth but with two individual champions, and Southwood in 10th place. Manchester, 4th place A short-handed Manchester wrestling team placed […]

Lady Squires clince 3rd place in TRC

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The Manchester girls basketball team clinched at least third place in the Three Rivers Conference standings with an outside chance of sharing the title going into the final week of the regular season. Manchester 55, Rochester 47 In a TRC game that saw Manchester trail Rochester for most of the first 3 1/2 quarters, the final four minutes belonged to […]

Girls sectional pairings drawn for 2023-24 tourney

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The draw for the 2023-24 girls basketball state tournament that begins next week, Tuesday, Jan. 39, was released by the IHSAA Sunday, Jan. 21. Class 2A Sectional 36 at North Miami Wabash (10-11) will take the short trip to North Miami to begin sectional play where they will take on Winamac (11-8) in the only game on Tuesday, Jan. 30. […]

Squires, Apaches get TRC victories

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The Manchester and Wabash boys basketball teams each won a Three Rivers Conference game as well as non-conference matchups last week. Manchester 76, Rochester 55 The Rochester boys basketball team gave Manchester their best in the teams’ TRC game Friday, Jan. 19, and it took the Squires nearly three quarters to take control of the game and stop the host […]

Squires stop Apaches in rematch

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Wabash’s Daughtry hits 1000-point mark

The Manchester boys basketball team outlasted Wabash in an encore from the teams’ game two weeks earlier while Northfield and Southwood each suffered losses last week. Intra-county Manchester 65, Wabash 58 The Squires were ready this time. After losing to the Apaches in the championship game of the Wabash County Tournament on Dec. 30, and only scoring 10 first-half points, […]


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