Knights fall in sectional finals

By The Paper Staff

MONROE -- Southwood’s undefeated run through the season was emphatically cut short Friday night in a 38-0 road loss to Adams Central.

The Class A. No. 2 Flying Jets built a 31-0 lead by the half and coasted to the victory.

The No.3 Knights were held to nine first downs in the loss, and were limited to 151 total yards.

Posted on 2018 Nov 06
County schools open girls season with wins

By The Paper Staff

Wabash’s girls basketball squad opened the season with a 44-39 win over Elwood on Saturday night at Coolman Gymnasium.

The Lady Apaches built a 19-6 by the end of the first quarter, then upped their advantage to 29-15 by halftime before holding on in the second half.

Seven different girls scored for Wabash, led by Hope Unger’s 12 and Mariah Wyatt’s 11.

Wabash hosts Mississinewa Nov. 9 before traveling to Marion on Nov. 10.

Posted on 2018 Nov 06
Lady Apaches fall in semi-state play

Wabash's Tabatha Wagner attacks at the net around the defense of North Judson's Lauren Cox during Saturday's Class 2A Volleyball Semistate at Frankfort High School. Photo by Josh Sigler.

By Josh Sigler

FRANKFORT – Wabash High School’s volleyball squad saw its season come to an end Saturday, Oct. 27 in the IHSAA Class 2A North Semistate against North Judson, 25-22, 25-22, 25-20.

The Lady Apaches were kept out of system all night, struggling mightily to receive serves for much of the match.

Wabash jumped out to a 9-4 lead in the first set with the help from an ace from Brooke Irgang and a pair of kills from Tabatha Wagner, enticing NJ to call a timeout.

Wabash miscues late in the set allowed NJ to take over a pull out the win.



Posted on 2018 Oct 30
Knights advance in grid sectionals

By The Paper staff

FREMONT -- The Southwood football squad rolled to 11-0 Friday night with a 37-6 victory over Fremont in sectional semifinal action.

The Class A No. 3-ranked Knights built a 28-0 lead by the half and never looked back. Fremont scored its lone touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Junior Gabe Lloyd continued his tear through the season, finishing with 17 carries for 209 yards and two TDs to lead the Knights.

Posted on 2018 Oct 30
Lady Apaches advance to Semistate

The Wabash Lady Apache volleyball team to Saturday's semistate contest  in Frankfort with wins over Frankton and Tipton. This is the first time in school history the Lady Apaches have advanced to the semistate level of the IHSAA tournament. Photo provided. 

By The Paper Staff

Wabash High School’s volleyball squad picked up a pair of wins on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Taylor Regional to advance to the semistate for the first time in program history.

In the opener, The Apaches (33-3) dispatched Frankton in three games, 25-23, 31-29, 25-19.

Alivia Short led the Lady Apaches with 12 kills and 12 digs. Tabby Wagner added seven kills and nine points.

Posted on 2018 Oct 23
Vogel advances to State Finals

By The Paper staff

Wabash’s Dereck Vogel finished 14th in Saturday’s New Haven Cross County Semistate in a time of 16:15, punching his ticket to the state finals.

Wabash finished eighth as a team, mission out on a chance to advance as a team.

Southwood’s Braden Sweet finished 28th at 16:39 to cap his sophomore year.

Wabash’s Koby Prater and Zackary Reed finished neck and neck. Prater took 43rd in 16:50.4, and Reed followed closely behind in 44th in 16:50.6.

Posted on 2018 Oct 23
Knights advance in sectional play

Southwood's Jackson Simons attempts to elude an Eastside Blazer defender on Friday night during the opening round of sectional football play. The Knights were the lone county team to advance, defeating Eastside 44-6. Photo by Joseph Slacian. 

By The Paper Staff

Class 3A No. 3-ranked Southwood was the only Wabash County School to advance in IHSAA sectional play Friday with a 44-6 victory over visiting Eastside.

Gabe Lloyd led the charge with 25 carries for 191 yards and two touchdowns for the Knights (10-0).

Quarterback Alex Farr carried 19 times for 62 yards and a score. Farr also completed 8-of-16 passes for 145 yards, a touchdown and an interception.

Logan Barley led the receiving corps with four catches for 58 yards and a touchdown.

Carson Rich added three grabs for 53 yards and a TD.

Elijah Sutton led the defense with 11 tackles. Jackson Simons recovered a fumble, caused a fumble and blocked a kick in the win, while Dillion Filip blocked a punt.

Braden Barney rounded out Southwood’s highlights with an interception return for a touchdown.





Posted on 2018 Oct 23
Boilermaker win shows there's more to life than football games

By Bill Barrows

    Post-game Purdue locker room on Saturday night with Tyler Trent. This was his wish. To be here. To watch his team play Ohio State. And Coach Jeff Brohm made sure he was in the locker room post game to celebrate with the Boilers. Never forget this day. Thank you Tyler for sharing your story. — Kirk Herbstreit

As the primary voice for FOX’s football team with Troy Aikman, and as the lead play-by-play man for its baseball crew with John Smoltz, here’s a rundown of Joe Buck’s travels over the past couple of weeks and over the next few days:

Posted on 2018 Oct 23

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