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Elmhurst High School freshman, Rebecca Coffelt, placed 4th and made state finals in the Poetry category at the IHSFA Sectional speech competition that was held at Snider High School on Saturday, March 4th.

Rebecca will be representing Elmhurst High School at the State IHSFA Speech Finals at Warren Central High School on Saturday, March 25th in Indianapolis. Becca, as she is called, is very excited about being chosen as a state finalist and looks forward to the state competition. This is quite...

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St. Therese 8th Grade Girls CYO Basketball Champions Front Row (L-R):  Jessica Savieo, Brittiany Hunter, Melissa Oberley, Emily Braun, Kristin Isbell. Back Row (L-R):  Coach Lauri Braun, Coach Dan Wyss, Nichole Landon, McKenzie Wyss, Katie Beasley, Alivia Baker, Maria Peppler, Coach Stu Oberley.

The St. Therese 8th grade girl's basketball team just completed an undefeated season (10-0) by winning the CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Blue League regular season and tournament. This team is arguably the best CYO girl's team in the area. The team consists of 10 girls; Alivia Baker, Katie Beasley, Emily Braun, Brittiany Hunter, Kristin Isbell, Nichole Landon, Melissa Oberley, Maria Peppler, Jessica Savieo, and McKenzie Wyss. Two of these girls had not played for St. Therese before. Jessica...

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Bramell, Kurtz earn MVP honors

 

•Four straight undefeated regular seasons.

•Two consecutive runnerup finishes in the NAIA Football Championship Series.

•Four consecutive MSFA Mideast League Championships.

•Two MSFA MEL Players-of-the-Year.

•The 2004 NAIA Player of the Year.

 

More than 400 University of Saint Francis football fans honored the 2005 Cougars and a very special senior class at the annual awards banquet at Landmark Reception and Conference Centre on Sunday...

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Tori McMillen receives the Indiana State Championship award on Saturday, February 25, at Western Bowl in Indianapolis. Photo by Pat Sturm

Elmhurst's Tori McMillen had no idea that she needed a spare in the tenth frame to win the match. And it wasn't just any match; it was for the State Championship Bowling Title at Western Bowl in Indianapolis.

It had not been an easy year for Tori, as her mother, Laura McMillen had passed away last November.

Jeff Dreyfus, manager at Village Bowl, had coached Tori her freshman and sophomore years and although he had been following her progress, he had been more of a consultant lately than a...

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photo by Donnell Johnson Megan Dossen cutting down some netting for souvenier after sweep vs. IWU.

The seventh-ranked University of Saint Francis women's basketball team defeated No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan University 73-66 in the Mid-Central Conference Tournament Championship Game Monday night, February 27, at Hutzell Athletic Center, completing the regular-season and tourney title sweep. The win is the eighth MCC Tournament title in program history.

Cassie Reeder scored 20 points for the Lady Cougars (25-7), who won their sixth-straight game and 16th of their last 17 overall heading into next...

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It was Read Across America Day at local schools across Fort Wayne, the state of Indiana and the nation on Thursday, March 2.

In attendance to read to local students at Indian Village and Waynedale Elementary Schools were: FWCS Superintendent-Dr. Wendy Robinson, School Board-President Geoff Paddock, City Councilman-Tom Hayhurst, Fort Wayne Fire Chief-Bruce Walker, CEO of Vera Bradley-Pat Miller, Wayne District Area Manager-Dan Bickel and many more.

March 2, 2006 was Doctor Theodor Seuss...

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The pillars that support the G.E. plant on Broadway have a new coat of paint to match the newly decorated bowling alley.

GE Club at 1020 Sweeney, just off Broadway opened for the 2005–06 League Bowling recently. Bowling usually starts earlier than October but this year, area bowlers were in for a pleasant surprise. The old landmark bowling facility has undergone a makeover. The walls that used to have a depression-year dinge had been cleaned and painted. New curtains hung from the sidewalls and new carpet covered the floor. The ceiling tiles were all replaced, and new lighting brightened the entire area.

In the...

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The Fort Wayne Community Schools takes pride in providing a quality education despite the financial challenges of the past three years. In the year ahead, the superintendent and the school board will work together in a number of areas to make improvements with fewer resources, for nearly 32,000 students in 53 schools.

The landscape of education is changing, along with that of our community. The economy continues to place more families into poverty as companies leave, close, or downsize...

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The Bishop Luers Show Choir season is in full swing. Not only do the Minstrels have various competitions almost every weekend, but the main event on their calendar is March 4, 2006. This is the Annual Bishop Luers Show Choir Invitational. The Minstrels do not only invite show choirs from Indiana, but choirs also come to compete from Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and even Florida. Karlene Krouse, the Minstrels director, explained the invitation process. "Over 200 choirs are invited...

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