Posted inSports

Lincoln football coach resigns

Danny Capps has resigned as Lincoln’s head football coach. The resignation appears as an agenda item to be considered during the 6 p.m. Nov. 8 meeting of the Western Wayne Schools board. Capps compiled a record of 1-17 in two seasons. Veteran Lincoln head volleyball coach Greg Seidner has also submitted his resignation for the […]

Posted inSports

Richmond names new swimming and diving coach

Megan Quinn has been named the new swimming and diving head coach for both the boys and girls teams for the 2023-2024 season. Quinn is no stranger to the Red Devil swimming program. Quinn graduated from RHS in 2019. As a high school swimmer, Quinn earned athletic recognition as a two-time NCC Champion. Her personal best times […]

Posted inSports

Girls basketball preview

Most coaches prefer to play a schedule that aligns with their skill level so their teams can be competitive and build confidence over the course of the season. Girls basketball for Wayne County high schools kicks off this week and the schedules for most area schools reflect that approach, with one notable exception. Second-year Northeastern […]

Posted inNews

Centerville, Northeastern cheer teams advance to state

Centerville and Northeastern cheerleaders have advanced to a state championship. Squads competed Saturday, Oct. 21, at North Central High School in the Indiana Cheer Championship varsity preliminaries. It’s a program of Indiana Association of School Principals. During the previous weekend’s competition at Clinton Central, the Bulldogs competed in UCA Game Day and Traditional-Varsity C and placed […]

Posted inSports

Fall sports season comes to an end

It was not a good weekend for high school sports in Wayne County. All five Wayne County football teams were eliminated from postseason play in games on Friday, Oct. 20. The trend continued into Saturday, Oct. 21. No Wayne County team or individual advanced from the Shelbyville cross country regional to the state meet. Northeastern, […]

Posted inSports

Northeastern repeat

Northeastern was the best team in the building on Saturday, Oct. 14, during play at the Hagerstown sectional. The Lady Knights, the regular season Tri-Eastern Conference champions, had to beat the teams that finished second and third in the TEC standings on the same day to win the title, and the girls in green and […]

Posted inSports

Lady Bulldogs win title

A funny thing happened on the way to the much-anticipated rematch between Hagerstown and Northeastern for the Wayne County volleyball championship on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Robert E. Clark gymnasium. Both favorites lost in their opening round matches. Centerville knocked off Northeastern 3-2. Lincoln defeated Hagerstown 3-2. It would be inaccurate to call either win […]

Posted inSports

Panthers pound Eagles 62-8

The Lincoln football team returned to action on Friday, Sept. 22, after taking a week off, by hosting Knightstown for homecoming. It was a Tri-Eastern Conference game, as well as a matchup between potential sectional opponents.   Knightstown took early control of the game. The Panthers used a rushing touchdown, a 2-point conversion, a TD […]

Posted inSports

Centerville alone at top of TEC standings

The biggest game of the season in Tri-Eastern Conference football went to the Centerville Bulldogs. Centerville and Northeastern, the only two teams without a conference loss, met Friday, Sept. 22, on Marlin Craig Field, for Centerville’s homecoming. Fueled by the energy of their largest crowd of the season, the Bulldogs built a 13-0 lead after […]