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The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

DISTRICT 10 CITY CHAMPS!

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AmVets 33 was managed by Scott Muri with the assistance of coaches Tom Kneller and John Fisher. Team members were: Taylor Crowell, Ryan Green, Matt Bullock, Elliott Muri, Colton Adamonis, Ian Kneller, Tyler Crismore, Nathan Fisher, Rafael Salinas, Joe Elliott, Joe Kelly, and Josh Saylor. AmVets Junior League Developmental Team (13-14 year old) won District 10 City Championship. This team completed the regular season with only 2 losses. AmVets won the District 10 City Championship by beating...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - BENEFIT FOR INJURED RIDERS

The benefit will be held Saturday, September 20, 2003 at American Legion Post #241, 7605 Bluffton Road from 12noon to 6pm. Chicken Dinner/Fries $6.50. 50/50 Raffle, Tip Boards, Karaoke, Silent Auction, Bike Show - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place with a $3 entry fee. Trophies donated by Sportmart. American Legion Riders - Indiana Chapter.

 

QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER OF K.W.V.A.

We will be meeting this month on Sept. 6th at Waynewood Inn, 8421 Bluffton...

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O’BRIEN 3-TIME TOUR CHAMP

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Two Waynedale girls finished 1-2 in the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation 2003 Junior Tour Golf Championship at McMillen Park Golf Course. Kristi O'Brien fired an 18-hole, 2-day total of 91 and Heather Hendrickson shot a solid 95 to take home the two biggest plaques in the Jr. Tour's biggest annual tournament. Jordan Essman, Angola, was 3rd with 97. The fast improving Hendrickson, who attended Memorial Park Jr. High, a fine Magnet School, also won the long drive award. For O'Brien, it was the...

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW: COACH NEWLIN IS BACK

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On Friday morning, August 8th, Coach Mark Newlin was in the middle of the Wayne High School practice field barking out orders to his football team. The team was dressed in shoulder pads helmets and shorts. Newlin was wearing shorts, a straw hat, and had a stop watch and whistle around his neck as he directed his new team through their drills.

Newlin coached the Wayne Generals from 1992 through 1996. In 1992 he was runner-up at the state finals and in 1995 they won the Class 4A state...

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW: NORFLEET READY TO TACKLE NEW SEASON

Details Coach Roosevelt Norfleet talks to receiver Coach Mike Dies and Juan Gorman on a Thursday afternoon workout. photo by rls

The Waynedale News talked to Elmhurst Football Coach Roosevelt Norfleet on Thursday, August 7th. Coach Norfleet was going over strategies with his coaches and the players were doing their warm-up stretches just prior to their afternoon workout.

Coach Norfleet is in his second year as head football coach at EHS. Elmhurst's Coach took over a football team that has not won a game since defeating Concordia High School back in 1996. Last year he said, "My goal here is not to come in and try to...

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SOMETHING IN THE WATER AT AVALON

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There must be something in the water at Avalon Pool. In the last 27 years Avalon Swim Team has pulled out a victory at the City Swim Championship a total of 13 times. The diving team, coached by Amber Knoblauch and Sarah White, won their 19th Diving Championship on Sunday, July 27th with Joe Laughlin winning the Boys 9 and 10-year old 1-meter competition.

Last Sunday, August 3 rd, when the final results were in, Avalon narrowly edged out Pocahontas Swim Team with a score of 2,510 points to...

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TAKE TIME

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Birds, such varied, small and beautiful creatures are from the hand of Almighty God, the Creator of Heaven and Earth. Too frequently we haven't the time to slow down and see God's touch of beauty upon this earth. In the order of things around us there are birds for pollination of plants, birds that live on insects, birds that remove creatures that have been killed and those that have died, birds that sing their hearts out to the glory of God. Each giving its praise to its Creator as the...

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FIELD OF DREAMS FOR THE DISTRICT 10 CHAMPS

Details 2003 Indiana State Tournament Home Run Derby 1st Place trophy winner Brooks Doak from the Elmhurst Little League 11 & 12 year old All-Stars.

It is the dream of every Little Leaguer to someday play in the Little League World Series, Williamsport, PA. While the Elmhurst 11&12 year old All-Stars didn't make it to Williamsport, they did earn themselves a trip to the Field of Dreams in Wabash, IN to play in the 2003 Indiana State All-Star Tournament as District 10 Champions. The district includes all of Ft. Wayne, Auburn, Churubusco, and Leo. Elmhurst was one of only eight teams in the entire state to make it there, quite an...

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 241 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

Details (l-r seated): Charlie Rathsack-Commander Post 241, Joshua Trenary-Ball State, Rashelle Kennerk-Ball State, Kevin Meek-Indiana University, Michelle Hamlin-St. Francis, Daniel Pyle-Ball State.  Not present were Kyle Kleeber-IPFW and Brian Prather-IPFW.  (l-r standing):  Presenting the Scholarships were Ralph Doty, Charlie Walter, Stan Pflueger, Bert DePue, Ken Holloway, Tom Mallott.

Congratulations to the Recipients!

 

A group of college students were honored on Saturday, August 9, 2003 at American Legion Post 241, Bluffton Road. The Scholarship Committee presented 7 college sophomores with $1000 scholarships during a special ceremony.

For the year of 2004, Post 241 will present 7 - $1000 scholarships to college students and an additional 6 - $500 scholarships will be presented to trade school students. Overall Post 241 is proud to say that they have donated over...

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