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.
Austin Keckler belted a home run as Lakeland powered past Eastside, 7-2 in NECC baseball play Tuesday night in Butler.
The Lakeland varsity baseball team opened its 2013 season with a bang Monday night in LaGrange by blasting three home runs in a 15-0 pasting of Bethany Christian.
NorthWood scored seven runs in its final two at bats to fend off a pesky Lakeland squad, 7-1 in 3A baseball sectional semifinal action Monday afternoon at Wawasee.
Lakeland went 1-2 in non-conference baseball action this past weekend.
Lakelandrallied from a 6-0 deficit to nip Fort Wayne Luers, 8-7 in the opening game of a varsity baseball doubleheader this past Saturday in LaGrange.
A seven-run first inning catapulted Lakeland to a 10-4 varsity baseball victory over visiting Whitko last Friday.
Lakeland fell to Beech Grove and Blackhawk Christian in a varsity baseball tournament played Saturday at Heritage Christian in Indianapolis.