Manchester's West signs to play softball at Taylor

Emma West, first row middle, will attend and play softball at Taylor University in Upland starting this fall. Pictured are, front, l-r, Melissa West (mother), Emma West, Adam West (father); back, MHS head softball coach Brittany Holmes, Hadley West, Ainsley West, and Taylor University head softball coach Erin Kotlarz. Photo by Eric Christiansen

By Eric Christiansen

NORTH MANCHESTER -- Emma West has been playing softball for as long as she can remember.

The Squire senior will continue to make memories on the diamond for the next four years, signing with Taylor University in Upland to play softball.

"I chose Taylor because of the team and the atmosphere," West said. "I love the campus and everything about the School. I like that it's a small school and campus."

West said she began looking at colleges as early as her freshman year of high school, including schools at the Division I level all the way to Division III. She chose an NAIA school, and is looking forward to continuing softball at Taylor.

Posted on 2019 Jan 22
Lady Norse win 12th straight game

By Josh Sigler

The Northfield girls basketball team defeated North Miami on Friday night 46-33, its 12th straight victory.

The Class A, No. 4-ranked Lady Norse improved to 17-2 on the season with the victory.

Northfield jumped out to a 9-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

Addi Baker led the Lady Norse with 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals, and Ariel Dale added nine points, two assists and two steals.

Posted on 2019 Jan 15
Apaches down Squires, 67-51

Manchester's Kam Lester drives to the basket as Wabash's Blake Gribben and Elijah Vander Velden defend. Photo by Eric Christiansen

By Eric Christiansen

NORTH MANCHESTER -- After a close first half, the Wabash boys basketball team turned a 30-24 lead into a 16-point Three Rivers Conference win over Manchester Friday, Jan. 11.

The Apaches starting five scored all of Wabash's second half points, including shooting 16-20 free throws, to run away with the 67-51 win.

“I thought it was a great team win, especially with Logan (Vander Velden) getting into (foul) trouble,” Wabash coach Paul Wright said. “Jared (Holley), Kallen (Kelsheimer) and Blake (Gribben) all came in and tried to make up for Logan.”

Posted on 2019 Jan 15
NHS' Dale signs with Taylor

Northfield senior Ariel Dale (front, center) prepares to sign her letter of intent to continue her education and basketball career at Taylor University. Also looking on are parets Brad (front, left), and Marlea Dale, Taylor assistant coach Natalie Young (back, left), Northfield head coach Melissa Allen, and Taylor head coach Jody Martinez. Photo by Josh Sigler

By Josh Sigler

Northfield senior Ariel Dale Friday signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career and education at Taylor University in front of family, teammates and coaches in the Northfield library.

The decision on where to go to college can be a nerve-wracking one for most, but for Dale, the choice was easy.

“Personally, I wanted to go to a Christian school, and Taylor was just all-around a good fit for me,” Dale said. “I love the coaches and their style of basketball. I knew I wanted to study elementary education, so I just saw it as a good fit for me.”

Posted on 2019 Jan 15
Apaches down Knights, improve to 8-1 on the season

Southwood's Jackson Siimons looks to put up a shot around the defense of Wabash's Jasper Walter during Friday night's basketball action. The Apaches won 87-58 to improve to 8-1 on the season. Photo by Josh Sigler

By Josh Sigler

Led by five players who scored at least eight points, Wabash’s boys basketball team picked up a convincing 87-58 win over host Southwood Friday night, Jan. 4.

The Apaches (8-1) built a 26-13 lead by the end of the first quarter, an took a 46-31 lead into the half. Wabash outscored the Knights 41-27 in the second half.

Dereck Vogel led the Apaches with 21 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three assists. He hit 5-of-10 from 3-point range.
Trenton Daughtry added 19 points, five steals and six assists, and Logan Vander Velden added 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.

Posted on 2019 Jan 08
Wabash boys, Northfield girls capture tourney titles

By Josh Sigler

Wabash’s boys varsity basketball team claimed its first Wabash County Basketball tournament since 2005 Saturday night, outlasting Southwood 57-54 at Manchester High School.

The Apaches (7-1) led 15-12 by the end of the first quarter, and upped that lead to 31-22 by the 2:36 mark of the second quarter before taking a 38-28 lead into the half.

Southwood started the third quarter on a 9-3 run to pull to within 41-37, and soon thereafter, Carson Rich capped a 15-5 run with a 3 from the right wing to tie the score at 43-43.

Posted on 2019 Jan 08
No. 6-ranked Lady Norse defeat Kokomo, 59-37

By The Paper Staff

Northfield’s girls basketball continued its winning ways, defeating Kokomo 59-37 Tuesday night to improve to 10-2 on the season.

The Class A No. 6-ranked Lady Norse built a 21-6 lead by the end of the first quarter to take control of the contest early on.
Ariel Dale led Northfield with 17 points, five assists and seven steals.

Posted on 2018 Dec 27
Wabash, Norse split boys-girls doubleheader

Manchester's Kennedy Fierstos attempts to get a shot off against Southwood defenders. Photo by Harold V. Chatlosh

By The Paper Staff

The Wabash boys basketball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 66-34 victory over county rival Northfield on Friday night, while Northfield’s girls squad returned the favor Saturday night, topping Wabash.

The Apaches led at lead stop, taking a 14-7 lead by the end of the first quarter, and holding a commanding 37-19 lead by the half. Wabash outscored the Norse 29-15 in the second half.

Posted on 2018 Dec 18

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