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 ended the Lakeland football campaign last Friday night in LaGrange with a 28-14 victory over the Lakers in the opening round of the 3A state playoffs.
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.
Lakeland slogged its way to a 34-0 NECC football victory over West Noble last Friday night in soggy Ligonier.
A smothering effort by its defense carried Lakeland to a 31-0 thrashing of Angola last Friday night at Laker Field.
Lakeland celebrated its 50th football home opener in style last Friday night by pummeling the Fremont Eagles, 48-13.
The Lakeland Lakers continued their football dominance over their county rivals from Prairie Heights this past Friday night at Hubert Cline Field in Brushy Prairie.
The Lakeland High School Construction Trades awards for the 2012-2013 school year were handed out on May 29.
A year ago, Lakeland broke a long boys track sectional championship drought by winning the team title at Angola.
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.
Fairfield was a 78-54 victor over Lakeland in NECC boys track Tuesday night.
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.