Sports
Wabash soccer team ties Maconaquah

Wabash High School boys varsity soccer team defeated Maconaquah 4-0 on Saturday, Aug. 24.

Midfield was dominated by Wyatt Davis and Tre Lopez, both creating multiple chances for the Apaches. Mario Melendez scored twice for Wabash. Braden Brooks and Wyatt Davis each scored a point as well.

Posted on 2019 Aug 28
Lady Norse take 2nd at Peru tourney

The Northfield volleyball team finished second on Saturday in the Tomahawk Tourney in Peru.

The Lady Norse began with a win against Caston, 25-10, 25-7, and then defeated South Adams 19-25, 25-10, 15-8.

In semifinal play, Northfield defeated Wabash, 25-18, 27-25.

They finished the tournament with a loss to Northwestern, 6-25, 25-12.

In the championship contest,  Morgan Meyer had 2 points, 2 serve receptions, and 2 digs; Elise Gottschalk had 5 serve receptions, 1 assist  and 3 digs; Kearston Stout had 2 kills, 2 solo blocks, 2 assist blocks and 1 dig; Kenzie Baer had 4 kills,  4 serve receptions, and 4 digs; Madison Shrider had 9 serve receptions, 2 assist blocks, and 2 digs; Abigail Hunter had 1 point, 1 ace, 1 assist block, 8 assists, and 8 digs; Emily Pennington had 1 kill, 1 solo block, and 1 assist block; Addi Baker had 3 points, 4 kills, 11 serve receptions, and 9 digs.

Posted on 2019 Aug 28
Apax win golf tourney

Wabash High School varsity girls finished first at the Wabash County Invitational on Saturday Aug. 17 with a total score of 376 points.

Bella Carrillo and Annie Cole both shot 86, with Halle Miller and Lindsey Mattern not far behind, with scores of 101 and 103, respectively. Lacey Crist also competed for the apaches with a final score of 126.

Northfield High school came in second with points totaling 401. Emma Wynn and Ainsley Dale both scored their 18-hole personal bests with an 88 each. Alex Cartwright fired a 104, Briana Williams with a 121, and Ella Satterthwaite carded a 125.

Posted on 2019 Aug 20
Local runners open cross country season

Wabash High School varsity girls cross country team was defeated by Norwell with a score of 45-301 in the Dog Days of August Run at Norwell High School on Aug. 17.

The team was able to walk away with a complete team score for their first time in two years at this meet.

Senior Angel Wehrly finished first for the team with a time of 28:20. Next came Sierra Hall, a junior, with a time of 28:40.

Senior Camile Kugler followed not far behind with a time of 30:02. Junior and new-comer, Madison Bartoo, completed her first cross country race with a time of 32:09. Freshman Grace La Mar pulled in 5th for the team with a time of 33:29.

The Lady Apaches will continue their season next weekend on Aug. 24 at the Huntington Invitational.

Posted on 2019 Aug 20
MHS golfer bows out at regional

Harley Kruschwitz lines up a putt at sectional. Photo by Eric Christiansen

By The Paper Staff

Wabash County’s high school golfers took to two separate golf courses for IHSAA sectional action in recent days.


Manchester golfer Harley Kruschwitz shot a 75 in sectional play at Rozella Ford Golf Club in Warsaw, to advance to the regional round. He shot a 79 in the regional play Swan Lake Resort.
 

Posted on 2019 Jun 11
Apax fall at baseball regional

Wabash's Payton Sodervick squares around to drop down a bunt during the Apaches' Class 2A baseball regional game against Wapahani Saturday at Lewis Cass High School. The Apaches fell 6-0 to end the season. 

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

WALTON – Wabash’s baseball team picked an inopportune time to put forth one of its worst performances of an otherwise stellar season at Saturday’s Class 2A Cass Regional opener against Wapahani.


The No. 10-ranked Apaches managed just one hit at the plate and committed seven errors in the field in a 6-0 loss to the Raiders to end the season.


“Their pitcher kept us off stride and did a really good job,” Wabash coach Jack Holley said. “He was pretty efficient. … We only had one hit and three baserunners. It’s tough to win a game that way. And, then to come and boot the ball around the field is another thing. That’s not typically what we do. One or two things happen and then it escalated out of control. We have great kids and they’re going to battle back.”
 

Posted on 2019 Jun 04
2 advance to state track finals

Southwood's Braden Sweet competes in the 1,600-meter run at the IHSAA track and field regional at Marion High School Thursday. Sweet finished second to advance to the state finals. Photo by Josh Sigler

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

Wabash will have two representatives in the boys track and field regional Friday at Indiana University.


Manchester’s Isaiah Davis advanced from the regional in two events, while Southwood’s Braden Sweet advanced in one.


Davis finished fourth in the high jump at the Kokomo Regional with a leap of 6-4.5, but advanced to state on the state standard. The top three finishers advance to state.


Davis also advanced to state in the long jump, taking second by clearing 22-4.5.


Sweet will join Davis in Bloomington after placing second in the Marion Regional in the 1,600 in a time of 4:19.04.
 

Posted on 2019 May 28
Lady Squires win 4th straight tennis sectional championship

The Manchester girls tennis team won its fourth consecutive sectional championship Saturday, May 18 with a 5-0 win over Maconaquah. Pictured are, from left, Morgan Stroud, Anna Osborne, Kelsey Eichenauer, Eva Bazzoni, Halle Briner, Halie Wampler, Rebekah Pyle. Photo provided. 

By Eric Christiansen
echristiansen@nmpaper.com

PERU -- Manchester continued its dominance in area girls tennis with its fourth straight sectional championship Saturday, May 18 at Peru's Thrush Courts.


The Squires matched up with Maconaquah after the Squires edged Peru, and the Braves fought to get past Northfield in the semifinals the evening before.


The championship match was more anti-climatic with Manchester clinching a 5-0 win in just over an hour.


“This was an outstanding achievement for not only our eight seniors who have worked hard to achieve this success, but also the entire team and program,” Manchester coach Joel Eichenauer said.
 

Posted on 2019 May 21

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