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Jury Pool Opening Day

Jury Pool will be open for the season Saturday May 26th. Regular pool hours are 12:30pm-8pm seven days a week. Holiday hours for Memorial Day and July 4th are 12:30pm-5:00pm… Any questions contact the park office at 749-2212 or Jury pool at 245-0152

POSTED: 05/11/18 at 11:39 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News, Schools, Sports

THE 3nd ANNUAL TRAI ESSEX/NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH CAMP.

FOR ALL BOYS & GIRLS WHO WILL BE IN THE 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th & 3rd GRADE FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR IN THE FORT WAYNE AREA. FORMER HARDING FOOTBALL PLAYER, NORTHWESTERN UNVERSITY & AND PITTSBURG STEELERS TACKLE TRAI ESSEX & NEW HAVEN HEAD FOOTBALL COACH JIMMY LINN ARE CAMP DIRECTORS.

THIS CAMP WILL BE A FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP. NEW HAVEN TEAM PLAYERS AND PAST AND PRESENT COLLEGE PLAYERS WILL BE HELPING WITH THE CAMP. THIS IS A NON-CONTACT SKILL CAMP. PADS AND HELMETS WILL NOT BE USED!!! DRILLS AND ACTIVITES WILL BE LED BY THE NEW HAVEN FOOTBALL AND AWP STAFFS.

CAMP IS FROM SUNDAY, JUNE 24TH TO MONDAY, JUNE 25th – FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M. AT PAUL HARDING JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIELD. EACH CAMPER WILL RECEIVE A TRAI ESSEX/NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CAMP T-SHIRT PLUS MANY PRIZES THAT WILL BE HANDED OUT DURING CAMP.

THERE IS NO COST PER CAMPER !!

You MUST PRE-REGISTER by Monday, June 18th

Online at:

https://www.totalcamps.com/FUNDAMENTALS/camps/2018_trai_essex-new_haven_high_school_football_camp/_cEd/registration/options?st=BTXk56in

OUR CAMP IS BEING SPONSORED BY PARKVIEW SPORTS MEDICINE AND AWP SPORTS!

Any questions, please call Head Coach Jimmy Linn or Assistant Coach Tom Neuenschwander at (260) 622-4169

POSTED: 05/07/18 at 2:16 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports

State Wrestling Competitors Honored by Board of School Trustees

The Board of School Trustees honored all the wrestlers that competed in the 2018 State Wrestling Competition! Those recognized were:

Jonyvan Johnson, senior, New Haven High

- 182# weight class – placed 7th at State
•2018 Sectional Champion
•2018 Regional Champion
•2018 3rd Place @ Semi-State
•2018 Record- 39 – 4

Jaxson Savieo, senior, New Haven High

- 190# weight class – Top 16 @ State
•2018 NE8 Conference Champion
•2018 Sectional Champion
•2018 Regional Champion
•2018 Semi-State Champion
•News Sentinel Scholar Athlete of the Week
•News Sentinel Wrestler of the Year
•2018 Record- 43 – 2

Ian Heath, freshman, Leo High School

-120# weight class – State Qualifier
•Regional and Semi State Runner Up
•Sectional Champion
•41-6 Record
•Set program record for Most Tech. Falls in a Season with 6
•Set program record for best Freshman Winning Percentage at 87%.

CONGRATULATIONS!

POSTED: 04/16/18 at 12:56 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports

New Haven High Student Representing EACS At The National Youth Correspondent Journalism & Media Conference

Sherdell Baker, a junior at New Haven High School, has been selected to represent New Haven, Indiana as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2018 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

Sherdell joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. She was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

National Youth Correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the creative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media. The week long program, held at George Mason University’s state-of-the-art campus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.

The Washington Journalism and Media Conference will be held July 15 to 20, 2018 and our own Sherdell Baker has been selected to attend.

The Board of School Trustees recognized Sherdell for this great accomplishment!

POSTED: 04/16/18 at 12:52 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports

New Haven High Wrestler Named ‘Wrestler of the Year’

Jaxson Savieo, Wrester of the Year from New Haven High

Jaxson Savieo, senior at New Haven High School was recently named the News Sentinel ‘Wrestler of the Year’! Jaxson’s achievements include:

•190# Top 16 @ State
•2018 NE8 Conference Champion
•2018 Sectional Champion
•2018 Regional Champion
•2018 Semi-State Champion
•News Sentinel Scholar Athlete of the Week
•News Sentinel Wrestler of the Year
•2018 Record- 43 – 2

POSTED: 04/16/18 at 12:49 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports

Come join the fun! Saturday May 19th will be the 3rd Annual Heroes versus Villains 5K Run / Walk at the Rivergreenway. Costumes are encouraged but not required. The run/walk will begin at 10am…with on site registration starting at 8:45am near the Rivergreenway boat dock just South of Kreager Park, the address is 7000 N River Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. State of the art RFID chip on the bib timing will be provided by Timed Events. Timed-Events.com will have published results online including a Youtube video of the finish line. Awards to top runners. Special event T-shirts only guaranteed to a limited number of preregistered participants. $28 for adult preregistration and $18 for children 15 and under. Day of race registrations will incur an increased fee ($35 for Adults and $25 for Children). Signup at: heroes5krunwalk.com

POSTED: 04/11/18 at 4:53 pm. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News, Sports

POSTED: 03/23/18 at 12:37 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Sports

Congratulations to Nick Ammer, New Haven High, recipient of the Bill and Todd Fritcha Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The scholarship is awarded to a New Haven High senior who will be continuing their education in a construction related field. The award was given Monday night at the Mayor State of the City Address.

POSTED: 03/13/18 at 9:54 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports

With March Madness just over a week away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its NCAA Tournament Stats & Facts infographic as well as its report on 2018’s Best Cities for College Basketball Fans to help get hoops lovers psyched for this magical time of year.

To find 2018’s top spots for NCAA hoops, WalletHub crunched the numbers on more than 280  cities using nine key metrics. They range from the number of teams per city and the winning percentage of each to stadium capacity and social-media engagement.

Best Cities for College Hoops Fans Worst Cities for College Hoops Fans
1 Chapel Hill, NC 280 Fairfax, VA
2 Lawrence, KS 281 Jonesboro, AR
3 Los Angeles, CA 282 Lynchburg, VA
4 Durham, NC 283 Colorado Springs, CO
5 Lexington, KY 284 Hackensack, NJ
6 Philadelphia, PA 285 Riverside, CA
7 Storrs, CT 287 Pocatello, ID
8 Bloomington, IN 287 Clinton, SC
9 East Lansing, MI 288 Daytona Beach, FL
10 College Park, MD 289 New Britain, CT

Best vs. Worst

  • The Villanova Wildcats have the highest current winning percentage among college basketball teams, 89.35%, which is 5.3 times higher than the Central Connecticut Blue Devils, the team with the lowest at 16.87%.
  • Hamilton, New York, has the least expensive season tickets, starting at $45, 24.4 times less than a season of hoops in Lexington, Kentucky ($1,100).
  • Thanks to John Wooden and UCLA, Los Angeles is home to the country’s most national championship banners (11), while Philadelphia has the most regular season titles (105).

To read the full report and to see where your city ranks, please visit:
http://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-college-basketball/32944/

POSTED: 03/06/18 at 12:16 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Sports

Woodlan Football Team Honored for Hard Work and Dedication

WHS Football Team Members with School Board

The Woodlan Warriors football team was the state runner-up in the Class 2A state championship contest at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Warriors faced Southridge hoping to clinch their first state title since 1981.  The Warriors had a devastating 2 point loss in the final seconds of the contest.  Though a heartbreaking loss, several players broke records and the team had grand accomplishments.  Because of the team’s hard work, the EACS Board recognized and honored them for their dedication and leadership. Team accomplishments include:

  • 2 ACAC Championships
  • 2 Sectional Titles
  • 2 Regional Championships
  • 1 Semi-State Championship
  • 1 State Runner-Up

POSTED: 02/26/18 at 12:16 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools, Sports