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Madeline Helser, of Fort Wayne has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.

The award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country. It was presented by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. Madeline Helser participated in the Spirit of Community program this year as a...

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Redeemer Radio, Catholic Radio 1450 AM, has completed its first two months of operation, broadcasting the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith throughout Fort Wayne and the surrounding area. The response from listeners has been tremendous. Priests have noted that they listen on a regular basis and that the station is a help to them in meeting the spiritual and theological needs of their parishioners. Many Catholics are reporting that they listen throughout the day and enjoy all of the...

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Elmhurst proudly‑presents the musical that made Carol Burnett famous, “Once Upon a Mattress.” ‑Performance dates are Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, at ‑7:30PM. Tickets $8.

All the hard work and sweat has paid off. The costumes are being fitted and the stage is set. Makeup is being applied and all of the Ladies-In-Waiting and Knights are doing a last practice to the "Spanish Panic" before the curtain goes up. There are vocal and physical warm-ups for all the actors. And don't forget the mike checks. Excitement is in everyone's face and opening night jitters are being calmed by the director. Last minute preparations are being made; props and spotlights are being...

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Preoshia Kelly led the Lady Indians with seven points and Elise Hunter added six for the City Champion Lady Indians.

The Miami 'Lady' Indians won their fifth city basketball title defeating Blackhawk Middle School 20-19. It was a defensive battle on both teams part. Neither team was willing to give up fast break baskets or easy shots. Coach Davis called it a "basketball chess game."

With two minutes remaining in the game, Blackhawk was leading 17-14. Everything was looking up for Blackhawk until Alexis Meeks drilled a three-pointer from the right side of the court to tie the game. Brielle Wattley scored on a...

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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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