Nine players from LaGrange County, including eight from co-champion Lakeland, were named to the 2013 All-NECC football team in a vote taken last week by the league’s coaches.
Fort Wayne Concordia sent the visiting Lakeland Lakers to their second consecutive defeat last Friday night by a count of 35-3 at Zollner Stadium.
A smothering effort by its defense carried Lakeland to a 31-0 thrashing of Angola last Friday night at Laker Field.
A year ago, Lakeland broke a long boys track sectional championship drought by winning the team title at Angola.
Two individuals and a relay team from LaGrange County earned titles during the opening night of the 2013 NECC boys and girls track and field meet Tuesday at Churubusco.
Lakeland successfully defended its own boys track invitational championship last Friday.
Evan Garretson and Taylor Raatz each won two events in leading Lakeland past county rival Westview, 82-50 in NECC boys track last Thursday.
Lakeland cruised past Central Noble, 114-12 in NECC boys track last Thursday night.
Evan Garretson, Joseph Trost and Joel Miller each won two events in leading the Lakeland boys track team past West Noble, 82-50 Tuesday night in Ligonier.
Seven members of the Lakeland football squad were named to the 2012 All-NECC first team in a vote of the league’s coaches last Wednesday.
While running roughshod over their first eight opponents, the Lakeland Lakers took pride in being the most physical football team on the field.
The Lakeland Lakers continued their dominance on the gridiron over their county neighbors from Prairie Heights last Friday night in LaGrange in the annual Milk Can Game.
The Lakeland boys track team claimed its first sectional championship in 14 years last Thursday night at Angola.
Near perfect weather conditions resulted in a record-setting night of boys track Friday at Churubusco High School in the annual NECC Championships meet.
Two Westview entries and one from Lakeland earned event championships Tuesday in the opening round of the NECC track meet at Churubusco.
The Lakeland boys track team breezed to the team championship in their own invitational meet held last Friday night in LaGrange.