Basketball

Tigers’ defense stops Raiders

Tigers’ defense stops Raiders

Although the final score was 50-30 in favor of the Bluffton Tigers against the Southern Wells Raiders, Friday night’s Allen County Athletic Conference...

Short-handed Knights fall to Barons

WATERLOO — The Norwell Knights had a tough go of it Friday night.

Knights rout Eastbrook in second half

UPLAND — Three-point shots were aplenty in Tuesday night’s boys’ basketball game between the Norwell Knights and Eastbrook Panthers.

Northfield’s fast start too much for Raiders

SPEICHERVILLE — A barrage of four straight three-point baskets by the Northfield Norsemen Tuesday night caught the visiting Southern Wells Raiders off guard, and the Norsemen used that fast start to put the Raiders in...

Knights down Raiders in boys’ hoops

Knights down Raiders in boys’ hoops

After weathering an early scoring streak by the Southern Wells Raiders, the Norwell Knights pulled away for a 76-49 victory Saturday night in the boys’...

Tigers hang on to defeat Northfield

WABASH — Bluffton’s fire-and-ice Tigers made it five out of six Saturday night at Northfield. They won it, 66-59.

Norwell girls upend Columbia City 62-50

Norwell girls upend Columbia City 62-50

Mackenzie Sawyer scored 22 points to lead the Norwell Knights’ girls to a 62-50 victory over Columbia City Friday night, handing the Eagles their first...

Tigers’ girls rally but fall short to Woodlan

Tigers’ girls rally but fall short to Woodlan

The Bluffton Tigers were hit by a “Rain-storm” Friday night in the Tiger Den. Woodlan’s 5-10 sophomore Rain Hinton scored 27 points and grabbed 13...

Raiders’ girls suffer defeat at Heritage

The Southern Wells Raiders’ girls were defeated 54-37 Friday night by the Heritage Patriots in Allen County Athletic Conference action at Monroeville. Kendall Knapke led the Patriots with 20 points, while Tattenai...

Tigers clamp down on Golden Bears

FARMLAND - Defense, goes the old saw, wins championships. The Bluffton Tigers didn’t win any championships Friday night at Monroe Central. But they did turn up the screws on defense and came away with an...

Raiders can’t keep up with Panthers

UPLAND — The pace of Thursday night’s game between the Eastbrook Panthers and Southern Wells Raiders was a bit faster than the Raiders would have liked.

Draw held for revamped ACAC Tournament

DECATUR — The Allen County Athletic Conference held its draw for the 2015 boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament, which will have some new wrinkles this time.

Knights top Eastbrook

Three-point shooting and free-throw shooting helped the Norwell Knights hand the Eastbrook Panthers their first girls’ basketball loss of the season Wednesday night at Upland.

Raiders fall to Eagles

The Frankton Eagles shot 55 percent from the field and made six three-pointers in downing the Southern Wells Raiders 68-53 in high school girls’ basketball Wednesday night at Frankton.

Knights fall to Saints in physical battle

FORT WAYNE — The Norwell Knights fell to the Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger Saints 53-50 in a rugged affair Tuesday night.

Tigers’ girls beat Raiders in defensive battle

Tigers’ girls beat Raiders in defensive battle

A Saturday afternoon girls’ basketball confrontation between Wells County rivals Bluffton and Southern Wells at the Raiderdome turned into a defensive...

Norwell boys face test at Dwenger Tuesday

After winning the first three games of the boys’ basketball season by an average of 21 points per game, the Norwell Knights are rolling along at a strong pace.

Stars let Tigers slip away with a win

Stars let Tigers slip away with a win

BERNE — The Bluffton Tigers made it three out of four on the young season Friday night, battling past South Adams, 52-49, on the Starfires’ floor in the...

Raiders struggle against Jets 55-44

Raiders struggle against Jets 55-44

With nearly seven minutes to go in Friday night’s game against the Adams Central Jets, the Southern Wells Raiders were down by just one point, but from that...

Knights hammer Ole Miss 80-48

Knights hammer Ole Miss 80-48

In a rare early, midweek boys’ basketball game, Norwell coach Randy Hawkins wanted to see his Knights start out with some energy and focus, and he got it.

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