Northfield Boys’ Basketball Open Positions

Job Title: Varsity Assistant Job Type: Contracted Description: The Northfield boys’ basketball program is looking for an assistant to help with the varsity and junior varsity programs Responsibilities and Duties: Practice and game coaching, film breakdown, scouting, helping with youth program Requirements ... More

Burrus Recaps Knights Summer Basketball Season

The Southwood boys basketball team has just completed our summer season of basketball. We were able to put up a record of 21-4. We know that is a summer record but the team beat some really good teams this summer. This time included Wabash County YMCA League, 2 tournaments,(Super Hoops Noblesville, Purdue 3A-4A tournament) ... More


Mark Underwood has been named the varsity boys’ basketball coach at Manchester Junior-Senior High School according to Jeremy Markham, Manchester Athletic Director. Mark will be officially approved at the June 14th Manchester School Board Meeting. Underwood is a familiar name to basketball fans in this area from having ... More

Northfield Summer Youth Basketball Camp


Fierstos Headed To Bethel

Manchester senior Chase Fierstos signed his letter of intent Thursday to further his academic and basketball career at NAIA Bethel College next year. Fierstos said he chose Bethel because '' I love the campus and coaches. It's a Christain based college and I am blessed to play after high school''. Fierstos also said ... More

Young Lady Norse End Season

The Lady Norse 6th grade basketball team finished their season on the road at Swayzee versus Oak Hill on Monday, March 7.  The Lady Norse played with a lot of energy & excitement and jumped out to a 10-2 start at the end of the 1st quarter.  The Norse added four more buckets in the 2nd quarter to end the half 18-10. ... More

Lady Apaches Fall To Manchester

Wabash hosted Manchester Wednesday evening in Coolman gymnasium for one game.  Wabash struggled from the free-throw line hitting only 1-14.  In an otherwise tough defensive battle, Wabash lost 13-9 to the Lady Squires. Individual Stats for Wabash: Ashlynn Cruz                       2 points, 3 steals, 2 ... More

Wabash 5th & 6th Fall To Valley

The Wabash Lady Apache 5th/6th grade team was on the road Tuesday night to RRC rival Tippy Valley.  Both Wabash teams played hard, but suffered another pair of close losses.  The A team lost by a score of 22-19 and the B team lost 12-8. Individual Stats for the A team game: Ashlynn Cruz                   ... More

Young Lady Apaches Fall At Marion

The Wabash 5th and 6th grade lady basketball team took the floor last night at Marion Justice.  The young lady Apaches suffered a pair of losses in two very tightly contested and physical games.  The A team lost 19-14 and the B team lost 16-8 Individual stats for the A game: Ashlynn Cruz                   ... More

Young Lady Norse Go 1-1 At North Miami

The Young Lady Norse 6th grade were victorious over North Miami on Saturday, March 5.  The Lady Norse jumped out to a 12-3 lead in the 1st quarter and stretched that lead to 22-3 at the half. The Norse proved to be strong on the boards as  all eleven girls pulled down a total of  36 rebounds in the game!  Maci Buzzard ... More

TRC Boys Basketball All Conference Selections


Wabash 5th & 6th Suffer Losses

Wabash 5/6 Lady Apaches competed in the North Miami League this past Saturday. The 5/6 grade team lost game 1 to Winimac and game 2 to Peru. Stats for the Day: Emma Tracy                1 rebound, 2 steals Ashlynn Cruz               1 point, 1 assist Rylee Yoakum             6 points, 2 ... More

Cold Shooting Haunts Knights In Sectional Championship

The Southwood boys basketball team was the last hope for a Wabash County team to advance in the state tournament Saturday as they took on #3 Oak Hill for the sectional championship at Manchester. The Knights, who had a record breaking season with 20 wins, went cold at the wrong time while Oak Hill did just the opposite. ... More

Young Lady Norse Go 2-0

The Young Lady Norse 6th grade girls had another great Saturday showing on Feb 27.  The Norse began the day off against a tough Winamac team.  The Norse came out a little sluggish & it took awhile before they could find the bucket.  At the end of the 1st quarter, the Norse were down 0-4.  Emily Pennington found the ... More

Fierstos Named County Player of the Year

The Wabash Plain Dealer, 105.9 the Bash and voted on this years all county boys basketball team, with Chase Fierstos being selected Player of the Year and John Burrus Coach of the Year. Listed below are the county selections. PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  CHASE FIERSTOS-MANCHESTER NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: ... More

Knights Defeat Squires To Meet Oak Hill In Sectional Championship

The Southwood basketball team had a score to settle with Oak Hill, but had to get past county rival Manchester in Friday's sectional semi final to get another shot at the Eagles in the championship Saturday. The Knights got the start they needed when Alex Harmon's dunk was the first points of the game as the Knights used ... More

Norse Fall In Semi’s To Oak Hill

After defeating Lewis Cass on Wednesday the Northfield basketball team had the task of taking on #3 Oak Hill in the sectional semi finals at Manchester Friday, falling to the Eagles 58-39. The Norse jumped out to a 4-0 lead off buckets from Kyle Reed and Noah Shear before Oak Hill answered with a 8-0 run to go up 8-4. ... More

Wabash 5th & 6th Avenge Loss

Wabash 5/6 grade girls were able to avenge an early season loss with a pair of victories over Whitko on Wednesday evening. In the A game the Lady Apaches had to come from behind after a strong start by Whitko in the first quarter. A strong defensive effort beginning in the 2nd quarter helped lead the team to a late in ... More

Norse Pull Off Upset Over Cass In Sectional Opener

It was night two of the Manchester boys sectional Wednesday with Northfield taking on Lewis Cass in game one, who many thought could be the favorite to win the sectional. The Norse had a different opinion however and didn't listen to the skeptics as they upset the 15-8 Kings 51-46. The Norse were trailing 3-2 early in ... More

Knights Win Sectional Opener Over Apaches

It was night one of the Manchester boys basketball sectional with two Wabash County schools going to battle. Southwood and Wabash would meet for the third time this season with the Knights using an 18-4 second quarter to defeat the Apaches 77-56. Even though the Knights had beaten the Apaches twice prior this season, ... More

2015-16 slate concludes in HCAC quarterfinal thriller

DEFIANCE, OH. – A pair of 20-point-plus efforts from senior forward Matt Brown (Hobart, Ind.) and freshman guard Adrian Johnson (Indianapolis, Ind.) led Manchester University's attack in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tourney quarterfinal Friday, Feb. 26. In a back-and-forth game that saw both sides hold ... More

Young Lady Apaches Play Well At North Miami

The young Lady Apache 5th and 6th grade teams each played a pair of games this weekend in the North Miami Elementary League. The combined 5th and 6th team behind a very strong team defensive effort was able to finish the day 2-0.  Wabash defeated Caston 14-8 in game one and then topped North Miami 20-11 in the 2nd ... More

Northfield 7th Wins RRC

The Northfield 7th grade girls won the RRC tourney Saturday at Wabash, defeating Whitko in the semi finals before winning against Rochester in the championship. The Norse defeated Whitko 45-7 in the semi finals. Abby Hunter – 10 points, 4 boards, 4 steals. Addi Baker – 10 points, 3 boards, 2 steals. Kears... More

Apaches Spoil Peru’s Senior Night

The Wabash boys went on the road to Peru Friday, leading at the half before giving up the lead in the third, then erupting in the fourth to spoil the Tigers senior night 55-48. The Apaches would grab a 13-12 lead after the first quarter before out scoring Peru 14-11 in the second to lead 27-23 at the half. The Tigers ... More

Knights Fall At Bluffton

The Southwood boys basketball team went on the road for their final regular season game, falling to Bluffton 58-45. The Knights trailed 12-7 after one and 28-24 at the half before trimming the deficit to 42-40 after three. Bluffton then out scored Southwood 16-5 in the fourth for the 58-45 final. Finicle 2st Trexler ... More

Squires Stumble On Hall of Fame Night

The Manchester boys basketball team played host to Goshen on their final regular season game, which was senior night and Hall of Fame night. With all house full the Squires  got off to a 10-3 start before the Red Hawks came roaring back to defeat Manchester 59-42. Goshen took a 2-0 lead off the opening tip before a ... More

Norse Run Into Buzz Saw At Oak Hill

The Northfield basketball team ran into a buzz saw Friday at Oak Hill, falling to the Eagles 83-42. The host jumped on the Norse right from the opening tip, out scoring Northfield 21-5 in the first and 23-11 in the second to lead 44-16 at the half. Oak Hill went on to win the second half 39-26 for the 83-42 final. ... More

RRC Bracket


Young Lady Norse Route Crestview/Win Two At North Miami

The 6th grade Northfield Lady Norse topped Crestview in an incredible display of unselfish team ball Thursday!  Through great ball movement, putting the team before oneself, and half of the team having a basket by halftime, the Lady Norse proved to be too deep for Crestview, as they jumped out to a 20-9 lead at halftime! ... More

Boys TRC Stats As Of 2/22


Knights Ride 30 Point First Quarter

The Southwood Knights exploded for 30 first quarter points in route to a 75-36 win over Eastbrook Tuesday. The Knights led 30-10 after the first quarter and 46-14 at the half before cruising in the second half and still out scoring the Panthers 29-22 for the win. Jeffery Finicle 5 points, 1 steal, 1 rebound Christ... More

Norse Pull Off Upset Over Huntington

The Northfield basketball team needed a big win before sectional play begins in a week and got that win Tuesday when they upset Huntington 58-54. After falling behind 2-0 to start the game, two Noah Shear free throws and an Austin Trump three gave the Norse a 5-2 lead. The Vikings would tie the score at 6 when Shear ... More

Slow Start Cost Apaches

The Wabash boys basketball team got off to a very slow start Tuesday, trailing 19-4 after the first quarter before falling to Eastern 57-48. After falling behind 19-4 after one quarter the Apaches dug even a deeper hole by losing the second quarter 17-10 to trail 36-14 at the half. The Apaches would regroup at the ... More

Southwood 8th Advances In RRC

The Southwood 8th grade girls advanced to the semi finals of the RRC tournament with a 27-24 win over Whitko Tuesday. MaKenna Pace had 11 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 steals Erin Lehner had 8 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals Sydney Helfin had 4 points, 3 rebounds and 1 steal Kayla Mays had 2 points, 5 rebounds and 3 ... More

Wabash 7th Advances To Saturday

The Wabash 7th grade girls advanced to Saturday's semi finals with a 34-29 win over Peru Tuesday. Box Score Pts. Rebs. Assists TO Block Steals Isabelle Davis 12 5   2       NiciGunderman22 8 4 2     2 Alivia Short 44 17 9     3 2 S... More