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Lakeland gave defending champion Angola all it could handle before falling by a count of 38-35 in the semifinals of the 2017 NECC boys basketball tournament last Friday night in Ligonier.

When her team needed her the most in Wednesday’s NECC girls basketball tournament game at Prairie Heights, Beka Stroop delivered.

West Noble rolled to an 80-33 NECC girls basketball victory over visiting Lakeland last Friday night.


Westview pulled away for a 47-33 NECC girls basketball victory over host Hamilton last Friday night.

Cody Collyer erupted for 22 points and six rebounds in leading Westview to a 58-39 NECC boys basketball win at Hamilton last Friday night.

Angola downed Lakeland, 45-24 in NECC wrestling action last Thursday.

A valiant comeback by the Lakeland varsity boys basketball team fell just short last Friday night in Ligonier, as the Lakers dropped a 72-68 overtime decision to the West Noble Chargers.

Angola scored 18 of the first 22 points against Prairie Heights last Friday night and cruised to a 57-40 NECC girls basketball triumph over the visiting Lady Panthers.

Lakeland High School has revealed the members of the first class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame later this month.


Westview beat DeKalb and lost to host Plymouth last Tuesday in the four-team Plymouth Shootout varsity boys basketball event.

The Lakeland and Westview gymnastics teams began their seasons last week at the Elkhart Central Invitational.

Strong play in the first and third quarters carried Westview to a 57-41 victory over host Sturgis in varsity girls basketball last Friday night.

Lakeland lost to host Plymouth and DeKalb in a four-team varsity boys basketball event held last Tuesday.

Riley Rasler, Jed Levitz and Joey Blakeley wrestled their way to runner-up honors in their weight divisions last Friday in the Al Smith Invitational held at Mishawaka High School.

Jarrod Curtis of Lakeland claimed the 106-pound division championship at the Whitko Invitational wrestling tournament last Friday.

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.