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Club1 Basketball announces partnership with Always 100 and Parkview/SportONE Fieldhouse Fort Wayne, Ind. – TBD – Club1 Basketball, in collaboration with Parkview Sports Medicine, is excited to announce a partnership with the SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse to manage its basketball operations. Through this partnership, Club1 Basketball will work closely with Always 100, and its president and CEO, Vernard Hollins, to provide exceptional opportunities for athletes in northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio and south central Michigan to hone their basketball skills through leagues, tournaments, travel teams camps and individual instruction. Led by Chad LaCross and Luke Cummings, experienced college coaches, Club1 Basketball has organized and operated the largest youth basketball leagues and camps in northern Indiana for nearly a decade. LaCross and Cummings’ expertise and skillset help to develop young basketball players’ talent, preparing them for college athletics and beyond. Utilizing their experiences in basketball, as well as their established relationships with a large network of regional coaches and teams, LaCross and Cummings expect to use this opportunity to further improve basketball opportunities within the greater Fort Wayne area.

“Always 100 Basketball has become the area’s top basketball developmental training program, utilizing pro-level skills, high-intensity drills, and a foundational approach to enhance athlete’s basketball IQ,” said Chad LaCross, co-founder, Club1 Basketball. “We’re very excited to partner with Always 100, the SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, and Parkview Sports Medicine to further expand upon the high-level coaching, training and growth opportunities provided to area basketball players.”

Always 100 Basketball was established by Vernard Hollins, a Fort Wayne native who will be inducted into the first North Side High School Hall Of Fame class. Playing for more than a decade internationally, the pro-basketball standout developed Always 100 to enhance players’ skills and abilities, pushing them to achieve excellence both on and off of the court. Always 100 helps to foster self-confidence, leadership, character, and personal growth in area students. Always 100 has become the premiere basketball training and development organization in Fort Wayne, and has seen its youth leagues and AAU teams continue to thrive. Parkview Sports Medicine brings together the top experts in the sports medicine field – like certified orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, movement specialists, athletic trainers and a registered dietitian nutritionist – to help improve the treatment and overall performance of athletes in this community. Club1 Basketball’s strong partnership with Parkview Sports Medicine will give athletes and their families’ rapid access to a full continuum of sports medicine resources, truly benefitting this region by focusing on the health and well-being of its community members.

Located at 3946 Ice Way, Fort Wayne, Ind., SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse is a 57,000-square-foot multi-use facility, professionally designed to be a premier indoor sports destination for competitions, leagues, tournaments and camps. It boasts dual-purpose hardwood floor courts, which can accommodate up to six high school regulation-sized basketball courts and eight volleyball courts.

To learn more about Club1 Basketball, please visit

POSTED: 09/01/15 at 9:07 am. FILED UNDER: Sports


New Haven High School Junior Varsity Football beat Lakeland High School 53-0

POSTED: 09/01/15 at 7:40 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The boys’ cross country team captured the Green Division of the Celina Invitational at Wright State University Lake Campus with 29 points.  They defeated 2nd place Bellmont by 20 points.  Deric Laurent won the Green Division individual title in 17:09.  Brayan Pizano and Josh Hiatt once again worked together to place third and fourth respectively in times of 17:29 and 17:32.  Kyle Charles had another good race and placed 9th in 18:38.  Grant Atkinson had his best race of the season to be the teams 5th runner and placed 12th in 18:48.  Jordan Lahr and Cyrus Felger filled out the top 7 by placing 16th and 17th.

Boys Team Results

1. New Haven – 29

2. Bellmont – 49

3. Celina – 84

4. Bryan – 120

Deric Laurent

The girls’ team improved upon their team time from last year when they won the Green Division, but learned that does not always guarantee a team victory.  The girls’ ended up in 3rd place behind Hilliard Darby and Bellmont.  Hayley Newman led the team with her 4th place finish in 20:32.  Paige Boatright finished next for the team in 8th place in 20:58.  Carmen Yoder finished in 14th place in 22:08.  Bri Dishong placed 24th in 23:01.  Ariel Stier ran a 23:56 to place 36th.  Ally Holcomb was the team’s 6th runner and placed 40th in 24:15.

Girls Team Results

1. Hilliard Darby – 64

2. Bellmont – 76

3. New Haven – 84

4. Celina – 96

Hayley Newman


POSTED: 08/31/15 at 7:27 am. FILED UNDER: News, Sports


New Haven High School Varsity Football beat Lakeland High School 53-19

POSTED: 08/29/15 at 10:15 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The New Haven Bulldog Cross Country teams continued their winning ways by both teams bring home the 2015 Bellmont Invitational.  On the boys’s side, Deric Laurent won the individual championship in 16:51, setting a new course record.  Josh Hiatt came in 4th place in 17:30.  Right behind him was Brayan Pizano in 5th place in 17:34.  Kyle Charles and Jordan Lahr finished in 14th and 15th place respectively.  Cyrus Felger was the team’s 6th runner in 20th place and Grant Atkinson was 7th for the team in 36th place.

Team scores – Boys
1 – New Haven 39
2 – Leo 66
3 – Bluffton 88
4 – Bellmont 89
5 – Adams Central 90
6 – Wayne 178
7 – Heritage 182
8 – North Side 194
9 – Jay County 236

For the second meet in a row the Lady Bulldogs’ Cross Country team bring home a team championship.  However, this time the team ran away with the title, placing all 6 girls in the top 20.  Paige Boatright also the won her second individual championship of the season in 19:50, setting a new course record.  Hayley Newman placed 3rd in 20:19.  Carmen Yoder finished next for the team in 8th place in 21:13. Ariel Stier finished in 10th place in 21:55.  Bri Dishong was the team’s 5th runner in 12th place in 22:10.  Ally Holcomb finished in 19th place in 23:35.

Team Scores – Girls
1 – New Haven 31
2 – Leo 99
3 – Adams Central 100
4 – North Side 106
5 – Bellmont 124
6 – Jay County 128
7 – Bluffton 141
8 – Heritage 160
9 – Wayne Inc.

POSTED: 08/26/15 at 7:05 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

2015 New Haven Varsity Golf Invitational

1 Leo Lions 349

2 Dekalb 372

3 Columbia City 391

4 Huntington North 393

5 Snider Panthers 397

6 South Adams 403

7 Fremont 409

8 Angola 412

14 New Haven Bulldogs 586

Player Team 18 Hole Score

1 Sydney Willis South Adams 76

2 Casey Bunner Blackhawk Christian 82

3 Amber Nelson Norwell 82

4 Anna Feldman Leo Lions 83

5 Katie Skidmore Dekalb 83

6 Brooke Moser Leo Lions 84

7 Kylie Calloway Concordia Cadets 85

8 Madison Parks Snider Panthers 86

9 Raigan Porath Fremont 87

10 Cooper Handshoe East Noble 89

POSTED: 08/24/15 at 7:26 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

New Haven High School Varsity Football beat Heritage  42-0

POSTED: 08/23/15 at 10:57 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The Lady Bulldogs’ Cross Country team won the Meister Family Invitational at Monroe Central High School.  The Lady Bulldogs’ tied state ranked Pendleton Heights with 49 points, but won on the 6th runner tie breaker.  Paige Boatright came from behind in the last 100 meters of the race to take the individual championship in a time of 19:57.  Hayley Newman came in third place followed by Carmen Yoder in 5th place finish.  Also placing were Ariel Stier (18th), Bri Dishong (22nd), and Ally Holcomb sealed the victory with a 31st place finish.Girls Results

1. New Haven – 49

2. Pendleton Heights – 49

3. South Adams – 99

New Haven:

Paige Boatright – 1st – 19:56

Hayley Newman – 3rd – 20:23

Carmen Yoder – 5th – 21:07

Ariel Stier – 18th – 22:15

Bri Dishong – 22nd – 22:29

Ally Holcomb – 31st – 22:59

The New Haven Boys’ Cross Country team finished runner-up to state ranked Pendleton Heights at the Meister Family Invitational held at Monroe Central.  The boys defeated 22 other teams.  Deric Laurent led the team with a 3rd place finish.  Josh Hiatt finished next for the team in 7th.  Brayan Pizano was the team’s 3rd runner and placed 9th.  Also placing for the varsity team were Jordan Lahr (32nd), Kyle Charles (36th), Cyrus Felger (43rd), and Luis Benitez (50th).

Boys Results

1. Pendleton Heights – 42

2. New Haven – 87

3. South Adams – 145

New Haven Results

Deric Laurent – 3rd – 16:57

Josh Hiatt – 7th – 17:14

Brayan Pizano – 9th – 17:21

Jordan Lahr – 32nd – 18:32

Kyle Charles – 36th – 18:52

Cyrus Felger – 43rd – 19:07

Luis Benitez – 50th – 19:25


POSTED: 08/23/15 at 10:47 am. FILED UNDER: Sports


New Haven High School Girls Varsity Golf falls to Dekalb High School 296-201

POSTED: 08/20/15 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The Bulldog Cross Country teams opened the 2015 season at the DeKalb Conditioner against 10 other schools.  This meet was not officially scored, but if it had been scored both teams would have finished in 2nd place.

On the girls’ side, Paige Boatright led the girls with a 6th place finish in 20:51.  Hayley Newman was next for the girls with a 12th place finish in 21:25.  Freshman Carmen Yoder made her high school debut with a 23rd place finish in 22:38.  Ariel Stier was next in 27th place in 22:58.  Bri Dishong was the fifth runner for the team with a 39th place finish in 23:48.  Ally Holcomb was the team’s sixth runner with a 46th place finish in 24:34.  This was the girls’ teams best finish at the DeKalb Conditioner.

On the boys’ side, Deric Laurent out kicked East Noble’s Joe Vandiver for the individual title at DeKalb in a time of 16:52. Brayan Pizaon came across the line next for the team in 4th place with a time of 17:50.  Josh Hiatt followed shortly behind in 6th place in a time of 17:56.  Kyle Charles ran a lifetime personal best in 19:01 to finish 22nd. Freshman Cyrus Felger made his high school debut finishing in 32nd place with a time of 19:38.  Caleb Felger was the team’s 6th runner and placed 66th in a time of 21:14.  Kaleb Myers was the team’s 7th place runner and placed 117th in 24:14.

POSTED: 08/19/15 at 2:51 pm. FILED UNDER: Schools, Sports