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Lakeland edged Concord, 47-45 in the third-place game in its own varsity girls basketball tournament this past Friday.

Prairie Heights successfully defended its 1A championship in the IHSWCA State Duals Tournament held last Friday at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

Lakeland won three of its four matches at the Sturgis Invitational wrestling meet held this past Saturday.

Eastside tallied the final 13 points in its battle with NECC rival Lakeland last Friday in Butler, allowing the Blazers to pull out a 56-48 victory over the Lakers.

Summer Konkle, Ashya Klopfenstein and Alex Burr each tossed in 13 points in sparking Westview to a 56-39 NECC girls basketball triumph at Fremont last Thursday night.

Prairie Heights finished second at the Yorktown Super Duals wrestling meet held this past Saturday.

Angola held off Westview, 50-44 in an NECC boys basketball showdown held last Friday night in the Monument City.

Jalen Paul poured in 31 points in leading Churubusco to a 70-47 triumph over Prairie Heights in NECC boys basketball action last Friday night.

Churubusco outscored Prairie Heights, 26-19 in the second half to pull out a 43-33 NECC girls basketball victory over the visiting Lady Panthers last Friday night.

A hot shooting effort by Camron Bontrager propelled the Lakeland varsity boys basketball team to its first win of the season Saturday night at Bethany Christian.


In a battle of northern Indiana boys basketball heavyweights, NorthWood held off Westview, 60-57 last Thursday night in Nappanee.

Sydney Freeman fired in 21 points to lead Central Noble past Westview, 49-32 in NECC girls basketball action last Friday night in Albion.


The Prairie Heights varsity boys basketball team remains in search of its first win of the season after dropping a 55-42 result to NECC foe Eastside Saturday evening in Brushy Prairie.

Eastside out scored Prairie Heights, 36-14 in the middle two quarters en route to a 57-31 NECC girls basketball victory over the visiting Lady Panthers last Friday night.

The ball simply wouldn’t fall for the Westview varsity girls basketball team Tuesday night, as the Lady Warriors dropped a 36-30 NECC result to visiting Garrett.

Prairie Heights stuck Homestead, 51-18 in varsity wrestling action Wednesday night in Brushy Prairie.

Elkhart Christian sent Prairie Heights to its fifth loss to start the boys basketball season Tuesday night by the count of 68-45.

Fairfield dashed Lakeland’s hopes to gain its first win of the 2016-17 boys basketball season Tuesday night in LaGrange by taking a 61-59 overtime victory over the Lakers.

Sophomore Elijah Hales canned 30 points and freshman Charlie Yoder drained 26 in leading Westview to an 82-60 NECC boys basketball victory at Churubusco last Friday.


West Noble dealt Westview a 58-38 NECC girls basketball setback last Thursday night in Ligonier.

The Westview varsity girls basketball team stopped a two-game losing skid Saturday night with a 57-45 victory over visiting Churubusco in NECC action.


Fairfield used big spurts in the first and third quarters to pull away from Prairie Heights, 46-22 in NECC girls basketball play Saturday night in Brushy Prairie.

It’s difficult to dampen the positive spirit of Lakeland boys basketball coach Scott LaPlace.