Sports
Norse down Northwestern, 11-1
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield baseball team flat ran over Northwestern Thursday, pounding out 10 hits in a five inning 11-1 win.
 
The Norse would take the lead right away in the first, scoring three times. Dylan Brown hit a one out single with Shane Vigar hitting a two out single to put runners on the corners when Bryce Kendall laced a double to score both runners for a 2-0 lead. Remington Monce then double home Kendall for the 3-0 lead.
Posted on 2015 May 26
Emmanuel Christian School recognized by Wabash City Council
The Emmanuel Christian School boys basketball team was recognized at Wabash City Council on May 11 for their championship victory in the Indiana Association of Christian Schools basketball tournament. Mayor Robert Vanlandingham (fifth from left) posed with Coach Merrill Templin, Jaxton Coyne, Preston Ritzema, Davis Coyne, Jeff Miller, Levi Hinds, Ariston Trusty, Jonathan Napier, Isaac Cooper, and Principal Jeff Pope for a commemorative photo after the council offered their congratulations to the students and educators. Photo by Emma Rausch
 
By Emma Rausch
 
The Emmanuel Christian School state champion boys basketball team was applauded for its achievements in this year’s Indiana Association of Christian Schools basketball tournament at the Wabash City Council on May 11.
 
The school captured the state title for Division II on March 7 from top seeded Fishers Christian Academy and brought home its first state championship.
 
Mayor Robert Vanlandingham said that the students’ achievement was a great feat and praised Principal Jeff Pope and Coach Merrill Templin for their hard work as well.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Knights claim share of TRC baseball title

By Gary Andrews
 
It was a typical baseball game between Southwood and Northfield Friday at the Launching Pad at Southwood with one big inning by the Knights being the decider. 
 
The Knights Clay Hinrichsen hit a grand slam in the sixth as Southwood clinched a share of the TRC title with a 7-2 win over the Norse.
Northfield would grab a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Dylin Brown would reach on a one out error and later score on a Shane Vigar double.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Norse golfers capture TRC title
Members of the Three Rivers Conference championship golf team are Northfield students (from left) Kameron Cole, Isaac Gottschalk, Braydon Schindler, Caleb Kroh and Austin Trump. Photo provided
 
By Gary Andrews
 
The TRC golf tournament was held at Rozella Ford Golf Course in Warsaw Saturday with the Northfield Norseman taking home the title.
 
Northfield fired a 325, just two strokes ahead of Rochester. Medalist for the tournament was Northfield’s Braydon Schindler with a 73. Caleb Kroh and Kameron Cole also made the all conference team shooting 82 and 84. Austin Trump shot 86.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Local teams compete in RRC meet
By Gary Andrews
 
The RRC track meet was held at Southwood last Saturday. The Manchester girls won the 7th grade while the Northfield and Wabash girls tied for the 8th grade title. Rochester won both boys grades.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Norse sweep baseball doubleheader
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield baseball team traveled to Madison Grant Saturday, winning two games. In game one Northfield defeated Eastern 3-2 before winning game two over Tri Central 15-7.
 
In game one the Norse trailed 2-0 heading to the bottom of the sixth when Jared Short hit a one out triple. Dylan Brown would follow with a walk before Drake Richter doubled home Short and Brown before advancing to third on the throw. Shane Vigar then reached on a grounder to third, scoring Richter for the 3-2 lead.
Posted on 2015 May 19
Lady Norse down Lafayette Central Catholic
By Gary Andrews
 
The Northfield softball team took the trek to Lafayette Saturday and came away with a 4-1 win over Central Catholic.
 
The game was scoreless for the first four innings before the Norse broke the ice in the top of the fifth. Shelby Ward led off with a single and was advanced clear to third by Jordan Keaffaber. Ward would then score on a wild pitch to lead 1-0. Central Catholic would tie the score in the bottom of the inning, but the Norse didn’t make the long trip for nothing.
 
Posted on 2015 May 19
Lady Norse win battle of Metro
By Gary Andrews
 
For four innings Friday the game was up for air as the Southwood and Northfield softball teams played to a scoreless tie, but things changed in the fifth as the Norse scored 3 times before plating 10 runs in the sixth for a 13-0 win.
 
 
Posted on 2015 May 19

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