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Luers HS Football Practice 2016

Redeemer Radio Sports 106.3 FM announces its 2016 High School varsity football schedule. They will showcase the best games from the SAC conference with their Game of the Week, including Battle of the Bishops with 3A Bishop Luers hosting the state 4A Champions, Bishop Dwenger, on September 30.

The 2016 schedule is the network’s 10th consecutive season in the Fort Wayne market. The Game of the Week will showcase either Bishop Dwenger or Bishop Luers. Sean McBride brings back his broadcast crew...

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Race directors Barrie Peterson and Bill Harris have announced that the 8th Annual Rotary Walk/Run 5K to eradicate polio is scheduled for August 20, 2016 at Shoaff Park, 6401 St. Joe Road, boat ramp.

The race begins at 8:30am with race day registration beginning at 7am. Pre-race registration can be done online www.getmeregistered.com or by mail-in forms available at Three Rivers Running Company and Fleet Feet Sports. Registration fee is $25 until August 17 and $30 thereafter.
All net proceeds go...

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GODFROY NAMED BISHOP  LUERS HS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Kevin Godfroy has been named the athletic director of Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne. He has assumed the role on August 1.

A native of Huntington, and now a resident of Roanoke, Godfroy grew up at St. Mary and Sts. Peter and Paul parishes and attended Huntington Catholic and then Bishop Luers High School. He graduated from Bishop Luers in 2006 and then earned a bachelor degree in education at Miami University of Ohio in 2010. Godfroy and his wife Janna have been married for five years...

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Gar Record Fish

Jaxton Orr, a 13-year-old who lives in Fort Wayne, broke the Indiana size record for spotted gar Thursday night, July 29, 2016, while fishing on Big Lake in Noble County.

The size of Indiana state fish records are determined by weight. The record fish weighed 6.0 pounds. The old record for spotted gar was 5.1 pounds, caught from Turtle Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County in 2014 by Dale Haas. Orr’s fish was 34.7 inches long and its girth measurement was 11 3/8 inches.

DNR fisheries biologist...

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Mary Stark Curves

When trying to describe Mary Stark, I keep reflecting on the Girl Scout Law I learned as a young girl. Mary truly exemplifies so many of the characteristics. She is friendly, helpful, considerate and caring. Add courageous, strong, responsible and resourceful. Plus she genuinely strives to make the world a better place.

As owner of Curves on Bluffton Road for the past 10 years, Mary is quick to give kudos to her associate Becky Hilkey, who has helped to shape Curves into the success it is...

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry joined players with Elmhurst Little League at Mason Park to celebrate a successful season and improvements that were made to the baseball diamonds through the Play Ball initiative. The City of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, and the Fort Wayne TinCaps worked together to make the enhancements possible.

Representatives from the City of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department, and Fort Wayne TinCaps made a visit to the Elmhurst Little League Mason Park on Mason Drive, Friday, July 15, 2016 as part of a recognition ceremony for the recent improvements completed at the baseball diamonds.

New green screens have enhanced the game experience for players, umpires and fans. In addition, batting cage screens and netting have been upgraded to make batting practice safer for players and...

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Aboite Softball League picture

The Aboite Softball League celebrated its 41st year this summer. The league was started by the Aboite River Women’s Club with the goals of softball skills, fun, teamwork and sportsmanship. The league this year, had 35 teams and over 425 girls between the ages of 5 and 18. There is also a women’s league for those 18 and older that play doubleheaders on Sunday nights.

The Aboite Softball League has been a parent-run, non-profit, unaffiliated slow-pitch recreational league since its inception. It...

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Bees & Brew Fort Wayne - Southwest Honey Co

Looking for a refreshing new idea for date night? Need an excuse to get out of the house with your girlfriends and do something unique? This summer, Southwest Honey Co. of Fort Wayne hosts “Bees and Brew” to tantalize your taste buds and engage your mind.

Something for everyone; the creative, the adventurous and the curious, Bees & Brew is a “wine and canvas” for nature and DIY crafts lovers. Certainly a unique hands-on experience, each Bees & Brew is designed to engage participants...

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